uroepithelium

noun
uro·​ep·​i·​the·​li·​um | \ ˌyu̇r-ō-ˌep-ə-ˈthē-lē-əm \
plural uroepithelia

Medical Definition of uroepithelium

: urothelium When urinary tract infections develop in such children, associated renal tract abnormalities usually appear to play a role, indicating that adequate urine flow and intact uroepithelium are key in the prevention of urinary tract infections.— Giovanni Montini et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, 21 July 2011

Other Words from uroepithelium

uroepithelial \ -​əl \ adjective
uroepithelial cells

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“Uroepithelium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/uroepithelium. Accessed 24 May. 2020.

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