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The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the urinary tract and urogenital system.

ur′o·log′ic (yo͝or′ə-lŏj′ĭk), ur′o·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
u·rol′o·gist n.


(Medicine) the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of diseases of the urogenital tract
urologic, ˌuroˈlogical adj
uˈrologist n


(yʊˈrɒl ə dʒi)

the scientific, clinical, and esp. surgical aspects of the study of the urinary and the genitourinary tract.
u•ro•log•ic (ˌyʊər əˈlɒdʒ ɪk) u`ro•log′i•cal, adj.
u•rol′o•gist, n.


1. a treatise on urine.
2. the branch of medicine that studies diseases of the kidneys, of the urinary tract, etc. Also called urinology.
3. Obsolete, the study of the composition and production of urine. — urologist, n. — urologie, urological, adj.
See also: Medical Specialties
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Noun1.urology - the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the urinary tract or urogenital systemurology - the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the urinary tract or urogenital system
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques


[jʊəˈrɒlədʒɪ] Nurología f


nUrologie f


n. urología, estudio y tratamiento de las enfermedades del aparato genitourinario en el hombre y del tracto urinario en la mujer.


n urología, rama de la medicina que se ocupa del aparato urinario
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