uroepithelium

noun

uro·​ep·​i·​the·​li·​um
ˌyu̇r-ō-ˌep-ə-ˈthē-lē-əm
plural uroepithelia
: 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
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 2 Mar. 2024.

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