urol·​o·​gist yu̇-ˈrä-lə-jist How to pronounce urologist (audio)
: a physician who specializes in the urinary or urogenital tract
urology noun

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web But the hospital may need to implement such a plan in the near future, Dr. Nicholas Holmes, a pediatric urologist and the hospitals’ senior vice president and chief operating officer, told Fortune. Erin Prater, Fortune, 8 Nov. 2022 The pediatric urologist says the gym ranks second only to hotel location. Dawn Gilbertson, WSJ, 2 Nov. 2022 In his request for a later sentencing date, Mr. Balwani cited the limited availability of his family to attend and one of his lawyers filed a statement from Mr. Balwani’s doctor, a urologist. Heather Somerville, WSJ, 8 Nov. 2022 The concierge team sent the woman to a nephrologist who ordered a CT scan followed by an appointment with a urologist who, in turn, ordered a biopsy. Chris Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter, 2 Oct. 2022 Some men can be treated with testosterone if the prostate cancer is thought to be in remission, but this is only appropriate for some men and must be discussed with the treating physician, urologist or oncologist. Dr. Keith Roach, oregonlive, 1 Sep. 2022 Wilson had never seen a female urologist — except for Kim Briggs on the TV show Scrubs — and had never seen a Black one. Usha Lee Mcfarling, STAT, 20 June 2022 And this consistent and disproportionate exposure to EDCs affects the sperm health of Black men, says Ali Dabaja, M.D., a urologist at Henry Ford Health. Melanie Curry, Men's Health, 15 Aug. 2022 At that time, Cattin talked to his primary care doctor for referrals to a urologist and had a consultation within the month. Melissa Matthews, SELF, 3 Aug. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1879, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of urologist was in 1879

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“Urologist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/urologist. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

Medical Definition



urol·​o·​gist yu̇-ˈräl-ə-jəst How to pronounce urologist (audio)
: a physician who specializes in urology

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