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to discharge urine.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


To pass urine.
Synonym(s): micturate
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1. Synonym(s): urination.
2. The desire to urinate.
3. Frequency of urination.
[L. micturio, to desire to make water]


To pass urine.
Synonym(s): micturate.
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Augmented pressure distal colostography: This is the single most important diagnostic test used to clarify the anatomy in all children with malformations to plan the surgical approach for staged procedure, micturating cystourethrography and MRI may be useful.
A total of 107 patients of aged 17-64 years met the inclusion criteria of having short-segment bulbar urethral stricture ([less than or equal to] 1.5cm), evident by symptoms of weak urinary stream and confirmation on radiological studies (i.e., retrograde urethrography [RGU] and micturating cystourethrography [MCU]).
The diverticulum was clearly seen on micturating cystourethrogram (MCUG).
Perception of fear, distress, and pain by parents of children undergoing a micturating cystourethrogram: A prospective study.
Micturating cystourethrogram revealed good capacity bladder without any reflux, but failed to detect vesicouterine fistula.
In addition, a micturating cystourethrography (MCU) is also indicated in all boys below 2 years with UTI, since one-third of anomalies will be missed if only ultrasound is done.
Imaging of urinary tract that include renal USG, micturating cystourethrography (MCU), 99mTc-dimercaptosuccinic acid scintigraphy (DMSA) and in some cases Ethylene dicysteine renal scan (EC renal scan), 99mTc-diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid scan (DTPA scan) and Intravenous pyelography (IVP) were done whenever relevant as per protocol recommended by Indian Paediatric Nephrology Group..
The exact length of the stricture and its site were diagnosed with the help of retrograde urethrography (RGU) and micturating cystourethrography (MCU).
All infants with UTI must be screened by ultrasonography, followed by MCU (Micturating cystourethrogram) and DMSA (Dimercaptosuccinic acid) scan.Pi On abdominal USG, 5 out of 8 boys and 1 out of 10 girls showed renal system abnormalities in our study.
(1) Retrograde urethrography as well as micturating cystourethrography are well known techniques for diagnosis of urethral abnormalities.
Micturating cystourethrography may provide additional information but may not be effective in the presence of significant strictures.
(17.) Smithi Sripathi, KV Rajagopal, Chandan Kakkar and Ashwin Polnaya:Case reportInguinoscrotal ureteral hernia diagnosed on micturating cystourethrography .Indian J Radiol Imaging.