uro·​logi·​cal ˌyu̇r-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl How to pronounce urological (audio)
variants or less commonly urologic
: of or relating to the urinary tract or to urology

Examples of urological in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For some procedures, specifically in urological and gynecological surgeries, that growth is magnified. Neha Mukherjee, WIRED, 6 Oct. 2023 The company offers just one urological treatment: the UroLift system to relieve an enlarged prostate. Lizzy Lawrence, STAT, 26 July 2023 Even men who didn’t have severe infections or need to be catheterized in order to urinate during the acute phase of their illness could face problems down the road, suggested Walter Falconer, a urological surgeon in private practice in Atlanta who has treated a couple of monkeypox patients. Helen Branswell, STAT, 21 Oct. 2022 Zoophilia has been known for a long time but, underreported in the medical literature, is likely a risk factor for human urological diseases. Ncbi Rofl, Discover Magazine, 10 Dec. 2011 The interpretation of the figure of the prophet Jonah by Michelangelo on the ceiling of the sistine chapel: anatomical urological vision. Ncbi Rofl, Discover Magazine, 13 July 2012 Former President Clinton was seen leaving an Orange County hospital Sunday morning, six days after he was admitted and treated for a urological and blood infection. Seema Mehta, Los Angeles Times, 17 Oct. 2021 An aide said Clinton had a urological infection that spread to his bloodstream. Harold Maass, The Week, 18 Oct. 2021 An aide to Clinton said the former president had a urological infection that spread to his bloodstream but was on the mend and never went into septic shock, a potentially life-threatening condition. NBC News, 21 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1855, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of urological was in 1855

Dictionary Entries Near urological

Cite this Entry

“Urological.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/urological. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

Medical Definition


uro·​log·​i·​cal ˌyu̇r-ə-ˈläj-i-kəl How to pronounce urological (audio)
variants also urologic
: of or relating to the urinary tract or to urology
a urological examination
urological infections
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