Definition of urinary tract in English:

urinary tract


  • The series of channels by which the urine passes from the renal pelvis out of the body.

    [as modifier] ‘urinary tract infection’
    • ‘Other sites of infection were the urinary tract, chest and gastrointestinal tract.’
    • ‘One wishes that they had measured additional outcomes, such as length of stay or reduction in other infections, especially of the respiratory and urinary tracts.’
    • ‘Like other systems in the body, the entire urinary tract is subject to diseases and disorders.’
    • ‘The most common part of the urinary tract to get infection is the bladder.’
    • ‘No patient had a past history of surgical treatment of the urinary tract.’
    • ‘Prostatitis is easy to confuse with other infections in the urinary tract.’
    • ‘Occasionally, it is an artificial opening in the urinary tract, called a urostomy.’
    • ‘It can be caused by an obstruction in the urinary tract or damage to the nerves that supply the bladder.’
    • ‘If found with white blood cells, the bacteria indicate an infection in the urinary tract.’
    • ‘This could indicate that stones caused anatomical damage to the urinary tract.’