urinalysis

noun uri·nal·y·sis \ ˌyər-ə-ˈna-lə-səs , ˌyu̇r- \

Definition of urinalysis

plural urinalyses play \ˌyər-ə-ˈna-lə-ˌsēz, ˌyu̇r-\
:chemical analysis of urine

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Origin and Etymology of urinalysis

New Latin, irregular from urin- + analysis


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urinalysis

noun uri·nal·y·sis \ ˌyu̇r-ə-ˈnal-ə-səs \

medical Definition of urinalysis

plural urinalyses play \-ˌsēz\
:chemical analysis of urine

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