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a receptacle for urine.
The urinal in place. From Lammon et al., 1995.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


A vessel into which urine is passed.
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noun A specialised, usually vertically hung porcelain convenience generally designed for use by men.

Medspeak-UK: pronounced, your EYE null
Medspeak-US: pronounced, your inn ull
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A vessel into which urine is passed.
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A container into which bedridden men may urinate.
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Patient discussion about urinal

Q. protien in urine what are the causes and preventions


Q. How you stop urinating frequently? I don't have any conditions that make me urinate often. I simply drink lots of water... Is there some trick I can employ so that I can still drink lots of water but not have to go to the bathroom so frequently?

A. I only drink water and green tea, Thanks.

Q. Today doctor removed my stunt of kidney. It inflamate while urination.. till How long i will feel like this?

A. You should consult your doctor, since instruments in the kidney and urinary tracts can cause infections (even after removing them), that may cause symptoms like you describe.

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