Definition of urology in US English:



  • The branch of medicine and physiology concerned with the function and disorders of the urinary system.

    • ‘When Linda Shortliffe received her board certification in urology in 1983 there were only 15 women urologists in the United States; now there are more than 200.’
    • ‘Ten of the participants worked on specialty teams, including urology, orthopedic, neurology, vascular, and trauma.’
    • ‘His skills in committee as well as his standing in the field of urology led to the presidency of the British Association of Urological Surgeons and of the urological section of the Royal Society of Medicine.’
    • ‘From January 1995 to December 1996, we investigated 114 men who presented consecutively to the departments of urology and nephrology with proved urinary tract infection.’
    • ‘Clinics such as orthopaedics, urology, gynaecology and gastroenterology are dependent on the diagnostic and treatment centre.’
    • ‘In the United Kingdom the emergence of clinical governance is greatly changing paediatric urology.’
    • ‘Unfortunately, because of staffing limitations, this nurse also was responsible for urology and general surgery.’
    • ‘On a more positive note, Harris said they were moving to reduce the surgery waiting time, minimise cancellations of surgery and have round-the-clock or close to 24 hours use of the urology and obstetrics and gynaecology theatres.’
    • ‘‘They already need space for palliative care, urology and speech therapy among other things’, he said.’
    • ‘Doctors took specialized training in obstetrics and gynecology long before they did in urology.’
    • ‘Physicians specializing in urology, radiation therapy and oncology should all be involved in helping the patient make an informed decision.’
    • ‘Reports on wrong site surgery include procedures in neurosurgery, urology, orthopedics, and vascular surgery.’
    • ‘The predominant diagnostic group was urology, followed by biopsy and general surgery.’
    • ‘When Ambrose changed from urology to venereology the care of venereal diseases was poorly resourced, but he fought for better facilities and brought distinction to the department which is named after him.’
    • ‘The local hospital has three urologists and a radiologist specialising in urology.’
    • ‘Doctors often study the fields of reproductive endocrinology for women and urology for men.’
    • ‘Suitable for use in applications that require a stiff shaft and flexible tip, the tubing is used in urology, radiology, neurology, and cardiology applications.’
    • ‘The pediatric urology nurse practitioner, perioperative nurses, and pediatric unit nurses must be capable of interacting with children of all ages.’
    • ‘Consider seeking opinions from doctors in specialties such as urology, oncology and radiotherapy.’
    • ‘He was much in demand as a visiting speaker and surgeon in other countries, was consultant adviser in urology to the Royal Air Force, and wrote three books, several chapters, and many papers.’