uro·​gen·​i·​tal ˌyu̇r-ō-ˈje-nə-tᵊl How to pronounce urogenital (audio)
: of, relating to, or being the organs or functions of excretion and reproduction : genitourinary
urogenital atrophy

Examples of urogenital in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Women, and the medical establishment, learned the hard way that the mesh could cause urogenital complications, excessive scarring and pain, and, in some cases, could even poke out through the skin. Catherine M. Klapperich, STAT, 12 Apr. 2024 Chlamydia and gonorrhea infections, however, can be localized in the throat, urogenital area or rectum. Benjamin Ryan, NBC News, 26 Nov. 2023 More caregiving, worse symptoms Nearly two in five women (37.6%) reported moderate or greater physical, psychological, and/or urogenital symptoms. Liz Seegert, Fortune Well, 13 Oct. 2023 Scores of eight or higher for physical and psychological, and six or higher for urogenital symptoms, were considered moderate or greater. Liz Seegert, Fortune Well, 13 Oct. 2023 This is a developmental disorder of the urogenital tract that may cause a blockage in the ejaculatory duct. Dr. Roshini Raj, Health, 1 June 2023 Looking for differences between cave populations, the scientists measured every possible aspect of the female fishes' urogenital apertures: width, length, area, shape, and so on. Elizabeth Preston, Discover Magazine, 25 Aug. 2015 Perineal pressure, urogenital numbness, penile vibrotactile sensitivity threshold, erectile function as measure by International Index of Erectile Function Questionnaire (IIEF) and Rigiscan. Ncbi Rofl, Discover Magazine, 30 Apr. 2011 These practices put those who menstruate at risk of skin irritations and urogenital infections, including urinary tract infections and bacterial vaginosis. Moms Helping Moms, Forbes, 1 May 2022

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First Known Use

1848, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of urogenital was in 1848

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“Urogenital.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/urogenital. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

Medical Definition


uro·​gen·​i·​tal ˌyu̇r-ō-ˈjen-ə-tᵊl How to pronounce urogenital (audio)
: of, relating to, affecting, treating, or being the organs or functions of excretion and reproduction : genitourinary
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