urinary

adjective uri·nary \ ˈyər-ə-ˌner-ē , ˈyu̇r- \
|Updated on: 22 Jul 2018

Definition of urinary

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 : of, relating to, or for urine
3 : excreted as or in urine
  • urinary sugar

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First Known Use of urinary

1578

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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URINARY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of urinary for English Language Learners

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

  • : relating to or used for urine


URINARY Defined for Kids

urinary

adjective uri·nary \ ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌner-ē \

Definition of urinary for Students

: of or relating to urine or the parts of the body through which it passes
  • the urinary bladder

Medical Dictionary

urinary

adjective uri·nary \ ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌner-ē \

medical Definition of urinary

1 : relating to, occurring in, or constituting the organs concerned with the formation and discharge of urine
2 : of, relating to, or for urine
3 : excreted as or in urine
  • urinary sugar


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