Definition of urinary in US English:

urinary

adjective

  • 1Relating to urine.

    • ‘Her indwelling urinary catheter was removed, and her urine output remained in normal range.’
    • ‘Common side effects include nausea and vomiting, urinary frequency and mild diarrhea.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Patients should also have a nasogastric tube and urinary catheter inserted.’
    • ‘Side effects such as gastrointestinal intolerance and minor urinary symptoms are usually mild and are predominantly dose dependent.’
    • ‘He or she also explains the need for an indwelling urinary catheter.’
    • ‘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 pediatric unit nurses monitor the urinary output.’
    • ‘Not all patients with urinary incontinence need urodynamic testing before surgery.’
    • ‘Benefits were reported in all areas except urinary stress incontinence.’
    • ‘The primary aim of this trial was to assess if training the muscles of the pelvic floor during pregnancy could prevent urinary incontinence.’
    • ‘Women are more likely to suffer from urinary incontinence than men, but both genders should be aware of the condition.’
    • ‘Intravenous fluid therapy should be used to maintain urinary output.’
    • ‘Chronic urinary retention with resultant overflow incontinence is uncommon in women.’
    • ‘They may also suffer from recurrent urinary infection and may also have very poor bowel control.’
    • ‘When possible, urinary catheters should be avoided to minimise the risk of infection.’
    • ‘The serious infections started when he had a urinary catheter put in nine years ago.’
    • ‘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.’
    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.
      • ‘No changes were found in the renal pelvis, ureter, and urinary bladder samples.’
      • ‘The hollow or tubular structures of the urinary system are vulnerable to infection by coliform bacteria.’
      • ‘The urinary system consists of the kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder, and urethra.’
      • ‘The kidney and urinary bladder function to transport fluids and water.’
      • ‘The family members of Mushtaq believe that he is suffering from serious urinary disorders.’
      • ‘In other words, it helps eliminate waste from the body but does not over-stimulate the urinary system.’
      • ‘For men with mild to moderate urinary symptoms or bother, management by primary care physicians is appropriate.’
      • ‘For example, certain liver problems can be traced to problems in the kidneys and urinary system.’
      • ‘Infections in the kidney can spread through the urinary system to the bladder.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘This protocol applies to carcinomas of the urinary bladder, ureter, and renal pelvis.’
      • ‘This test examines the urinary system by using a dye that is injected into a vein.’
      • ‘Pains originating from urinary system, such as the kidneys downwards to genital parts may all be classified as abdominal pains.’
      • ‘In children there is the possibility of an abnormality in the urinary system, which should also be checked.’
      • ‘It is sometimes used to treat mild symptoms of the respiratory, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems.’
      • ‘In few cases, it could be a sign of a bladder or kidney infection, diabetes, or problems with the urinary system.’
      • ‘Cystoscopy is a procedure to examine the inside of the bladder and other parts of the urinary system.’
      • ‘Your urinary system is composed of your kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘From the spleen, water is also sent down to the kidney and excreted from the urinary bladder.’

Pronunciation

urinary

/ˈyo͝orəˌnerē//ˈjʊrəˌnɛri/