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uroepithelium

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

Medical Definition of uroepithelium

plural

uroepithelia

  1. :  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

uroepithelial

\-əl\ adjective uroepithelial cells

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