Uroscopy U*ros"co*py, n. [1st uro- + -scopy: cf. F. uroscopie.] The diagnosis of diseases by inspection of urine. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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  • Uroscopy — is the historic medical practice of visually examining a patient s urine for pus, blood, or other symptoms of disease. It dates back to ancient Egypt, Babylon, and India. It was particularly emphasized in Byzantine medicine.By modern medical… …   Wikipedia

  • uroscopy — [yoo räs′kə pē] n. pl. uroscopies [ URO 1 + SCOPY] examination of the urine, as for the diagnosis of disease uroscopic [yoor΄ə skäp′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • uroscopy — uroscopic /yoor euh skop ik/, adj. uroscopist, n. /yoo ros keuh pee/, n. Med. inspection or analysis of the urine as a means of diagnosis. Also, urinoscopy. [1640 50; URO 1 + SCOPY] * * * …   Universalium

  • uroscopy — noun the diagnostic examination of urine …   Wiktionary

  • uroscopy — Examination of the urine, usually by means of a microscope. SYN: urinoscopy, uronoscopy. [uro + G. skopeo, to view] * * * uros·co·py yu̇r äs kə pē n, pl pies examination or analysis of the urine (as for the purpose of medical diagnos …   Medical dictionary

  • uroscopy — n. examination of the urine (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • uroscopy — [jʊ rɒskəpi] noun Medicine, historical the diagnostic examination of urine by simple inspection …   English new terms dictionary

  • uroscopy — uros·co·py …   English syllables

  • uroscopy — /juˈrɒskəpi/ (say yooh roskuhpee) noun (plural uroscopies) inspection of the urine as a means of medical diagnosis, etc. {uro 1 + scopy} –uroscopic /jurəˈskɒpɪk/ (say yoohruh skopik), adjective –uroscopist, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • uroscopy — n. Med. hist. the examination of urine, esp. in diagnosis …   Useful english dictionary

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