urology

urology
The medical specialty concerned with the study, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the genitourinary tract. [uro- + G. logos, study]

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urol·o·gy -jē n, pl -gies a branch of medicine dealing with the urinary or urogenital organs

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n.
the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of diseases of the urinary tract.
urological adj.
urologist n.

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urol·o·gy (u-rolґə-je) the medical specialty concerned with the urinary tract in both male and female, and with the genital organs in the male. urologic, urological adj

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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