urol·​o·​gist | \ yu̇-ˈrä-lə-jist How to pronounce urologist (audio) \

Definition of urologist

: a physician who specializes in the urinary or urogenital tract

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urology \ yu̇-​ˈrä-​lə-​jē How to pronounce urologist (audio) \ noun

Examples of urologist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web People often make the mistake of thinking that the solution to any problem in the pelvic area is to just do the contractions known as kegel exercises, said Slopnick, the Cleveland Clinic urologist. Washington Post, 12 Feb. 2021 Aytac Apaydin, a Salinas urologist who left a piece of wire in a patient’s bladder, leaving him impotent, in pain and urinating blood for a year. Los Angeles Times, 14 July 2021 Some men are coming into doctors’ offices saying erectile dysfunction has occurred following a COVID-19 infection, said Dr. Ryan Berglund, a urologist at the Cleveland Clinic. Los Angeles Times, 6 July 2021 The urologist must either take a five-hour medical education course in risk management or sit through eight hours of disciplinary hearings before giving a one-hour lecture on wrong-site surgeries, according to the Miami Herald. Garfield Hylton, orlandosentinel.com, 22 June 2021 At age 67, my baseline PSA jumped from 4.0 to 10.5, prompting my urologist to perform a prostate biopsy. Dr. Keith Roach, oregonlive, 8 June 2021 For instance, when Westbrook was a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder and playing in Philadelphia in October 2016, a 76ers fan sitting underneath the basket who happened to be a urologist flipped off Westbrook and was ejected. Tim Casey, Forbes, 27 May 2021 The urologist will evaluate for these possibilities. Dr. Keith Roach, oregonlive, 14 Apr. 2021 For instance, knowing that prostate cancer is more common in Black men than in white men, a urologist might have a lower threshold for doing a prostate biopsy based on a borderline elevated prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level in a Black man. Scientific American, 26 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of urologist

1879, in the meaning defined above

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“Urologist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/urologist. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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urol·​o·​gist | \ yu̇-ˈräl-ə-jəst How to pronounce urologist (audio) \

Medical Definition of urologist

: a physician who specializes in urology

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