Definition of urinary in US English:

urinary

adjective

  • 1Relating to urine.

    • ‘Common side effects include nausea and vomiting, urinary frequency and mild diarrhea.’
    • ‘The serious infections started when he had a urinary catheter put in nine years ago.’
    • ‘When possible, urinary catheters should be avoided to minimise the risk of infection.’
    • ‘She warns that any man who believes he may suffer from a urinary problem should seek medical advice for a proper diagnosis before self - treating.’
    • ‘He or she also explains the need for an indwelling urinary catheter.’
    • ‘They may also suffer from recurrent urinary infection and may also have very poor bowel control.’
    • ‘Chronic urinary retention with resultant overflow incontinence is uncommon in women.’
    • ‘Not all patients with urinary incontinence need urodynamic testing before surgery.’
    • ‘The pediatric unit nurses monitor the urinary output.’
    • ‘Benefits were reported in all areas except urinary stress incontinence.’
    • ‘Studies have shown that up to 38 percent of women suffer from urinary incontinence.’
    • ‘Once the decision has been made to use an indwelling urinary catheter, efforts should be made to minimize problems.’
    • ‘Side effects such as gastrointestinal intolerance and minor urinary symptoms are usually mild and are predominantly dose dependent.’
    • ‘Women are more likely to suffer from urinary incontinence than men, but both genders should be aware of the condition.’
    • ‘There were no significant differences in the effect of both medications on serum and urinary cortisol levels.’
    • ‘The trust was also making improvements in the care of urinary catheters and intravenous devices.’
    • ‘The primary aim of this trial was to assess if training the muscles of the pelvic floor during pregnancy could prevent urinary incontinence.’
    • ‘Patients should also have a nasogastric tube and urinary catheter inserted.’
    • ‘Intravenous fluid therapy should be used to maintain urinary output.’
    • ‘Her indwelling urinary catheter was removed, and her urine output remained in normal range.’
    1. 1.1 Relating to or denoting the system of organs, structures, and ducts by which urine is produced and discharged, in mammals comprising the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra.
      • ‘This test examines the urinary system by using a dye that is injected into a vein.’
      • ‘It is sometimes used to treat mild symptoms of the respiratory, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems.’
      • ‘Cystoscopy is a procedure to examine the inside of the bladder and other parts of the urinary system.’
      • ‘The urinary system consists of the kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder, and urethra.’
      • ‘In other words, it helps eliminate waste from the body but does not over-stimulate the urinary system.’
      • ‘This protocol applies to carcinomas of the urinary bladder, ureter, and renal pelvis.’
      • ‘Kidney stones can move to lower down in the urinary system: to the ureters which carry urine down to the bladder, or in the bladder itself.’
      • ‘The hollow or tubular structures of the urinary system are vulnerable to infection by coliform bacteria.’
      • ‘By taking several views over a short period, it is possible to check that both of the kidneys and the urinary system is functioning normally.’
      • ‘In children there is the possibility of an abnormality in the urinary system, which should also be checked.’
      • ‘Infections in the kidney can spread through the urinary system to the bladder.’
      • ‘Pains originating from urinary system, such as the kidneys downwards to genital parts may all be classified as abdominal pains.’
      • ‘No changes were found in the renal pelvis, ureter, and urinary bladder samples.’
      • ‘For example, certain liver problems can be traced to problems in the kidneys and urinary system.’
      • ‘In few cases, it could be a sign of a bladder or kidney infection, diabetes, or problems with the urinary system.’
      • ‘The kidney and urinary bladder function to transport fluids and water.’
      • ‘Your urinary system is composed of your kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra.’
      • ‘For men with mild to moderate urinary symptoms or bother, management by primary care physicians is appropriate.’
      • ‘The family members of Mushtaq believe that he is suffering from serious urinary disorders.’
      • ‘From the spleen, water is also sent down to the kidney and excreted from the urinary bladder.’

Pronunciation

urinary

/ˈyo͝orəˌnerē//ˈjʊrəˌnɛri/