urinalysis

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Blend of urine and analysis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /jʊəɹɪˈnalᵻsɪs/

Noun[edit]

urinalysis (plural urinalyses)

  1. (medicine) The comprehensive analysis of urine.
    • 2000, JG Ballard, Super-Cannes, Fourth Estate 2011, p. 70:
      ‘He was still booking them in for their check-ups. All that cholesterol to be tested, all those urinalyses.’