urinalysis

noun

uri·​nal·​y·​sis ˌyər-ə-ˈna-lə-səs How to pronounce urinalysis (audio)
ˌyu̇r-
plural urinalyses ˌyər-ə-ˈna-lə-ˌsēz How to pronounce urinalysis (audio)
ˌyu̇r-
: chemical analysis of urine

Examples of urinalysis in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web During the investigation, detectives discovered two other incidents in 2023 where women reported being assaulted by Duka at his business during or immediately after providing urinalysis samples, officers said in Thursdays release. Lauren Penington, The Denver Post, 28 Mar. 2024 Collazo-Prieto may have been undone by his urinalysis. Howard Cohen, Miami Herald, 23 Mar. 2024 President Biden Has Begun Using a CPAP Machine for Sleep Apnea His lab work — which entailed a comprehensive metabolic panel (CMP), urinalysis, complete blood count (CBC) and level checks of vitamin D, homocysteine, magnesium, folate and creatine kinase — returned normal. Kyler Alvord, Peoplemag, 28 Feb. 2024 There would be built-in urinalysis strips, and computer vision would function as a uroflowmeter, for instance, while deep learning would handle the stool classification. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 14 Sep. 2023 See all Example Sentences for urinalysis 

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Word History

Etymology

New Latin, irregular from urin- + analysis

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of urinalysis was in 1889

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Cite this Entry

“Urinalysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/urinalysis. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

urinalysis

noun
uri·​nal·​y·​sis ˌyu̇r-ə-ˈnal-ə-səs How to pronounce urinalysis (audio)
plural urinalyses
-ə-ˌsēz
: the analysis of urine

Medical Definition

urinalysis

noun
uri·​nal·​y·​sis ˌyu̇r-ə-ˈnal-ə-səs How to pronounce urinalysis (audio)
plural urinalyses -ˌsēz How to pronounce urinalysis (audio)
: chemical analysis of urine

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