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[kidneys, ureters, and bladder] a plain film of the abdomen, providing information about abdominal organs including the kidneys, ureters, and bladder.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Abbreviation for kidneys, ureters, bladder; archaic term for a plain frontal supine radiograph of the abdomen, but still used.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
KUBKidneys, ureters, bladder Urology A plain–ie, without radiocontrast–AP film of the abdomen, a crude method for detecting kidney stones; KUB films may be used as a 'scout' examination before the definitive IVP
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.