noun (plural -yses) Etymology: New Latin, irregular from urin- + analysis Date: 1889 chemical analysis of urine

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  • urinalysis — 1889, from URINE (Cf. urine) + ANALYSIS (Cf. analysis) …   Etymology dictionary

  • urinalysis — ☆ urinalysis [yoor΄ə nal′ə sis ] n. pl. urinalyses [yoor΄ə nal′əsēz΄] [ModL] a physical, chemical, or microscopic analysis of a urine sample …   English World dictionary

  • Urinalysis — A urinalysis (or UA ) is an array of tests performed on urine and one of the most common methods of medical diagnosis. A part of a urinalysis can be performed by using urine dipsticks, in which the test results can be read as color… …   Wikipedia

  • Urinalysis — A test that determines the content of the urine. Because urine removes toxins and excess liquids from the body, it can contain important clues. Urinalysis can be used to detect some types of disease, particularly in the case of metabolic… …   Medical dictionary

  • urinalysis — /yoor euh nal euh sis/, n., pl. urinalyses / seez /. Med. an examination of the urine to determine the general health of the body and, specifically, kidney function, usually including measurement of pH, tests for protein, glucose, ketones, and… …   Universalium

  • urinalysis — noun The comprehensive analysis of urine …   Wiktionary

  • urinalysis — Synonyms and related words: Pap test, anatomic diagnosis, biological diagnosis, biopsy, clinical diagnosis, cytodiagnosis, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, digital examination, electrocardiography, electroencephalography, electromyography,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • urinalysis — u·ri·nal·y·sis || ‚jÊŠrɪ nælÉ™sɪs /‚jÊŠÉ™r n. chemical or microscopic analysis of urine …   English contemporary dictionary

  • urinalysis — [ˌjʊərɪ nalɪsɪs] noun (plural urinalyses si:z) Medicine analysis of urine by physical, chemical, and microscopical means …   English new terms dictionary

  • urinalysis — uri·nal·y·sis …   English syllables

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