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urinary

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adjective uri·nary \ˈyər-ə-ˌner-ē, ˈyu̇r-\

Simple Definition of urinary

  • : relating to the parts of the body in which urine is produced and through which urine passes

  • : relating to or used for urine

Full Definition of urinary

  1. 1 :  relating to, occurring in, affecting, or constituting the organs concerned with the formation and discharge of urine <the urinary system> <the urinary tract> <urinary calculi>

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or for urine

  3. 3 :  excreted as or in urine <urinary sugar>

1578

First Known Use of urinary

1578

Rhymes with urinary

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URINARY Defined for Kids

urinary

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adjective uri·nary \ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌner-ē\

Definition of urinary

  1. :  of or relating to urine or the parts of the body through which it passes <the urinary bladder>




Medical Dictionary

urinary

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adjective uri·nary \ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌner-ē\

Medical Definition of urinary

  1. 1:  relating to, occurring in, or constituting the organs concerned with the formation and discharge of urine

  2. 2:  of, relating to, or for urine

  3. 3:  excreted as or in urine <urinary sugar>




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