uroscopy


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uroscopy

 [u-ros´kah-pe]
diagnostic examination of the urine. adj., adj uroscop´ic.

u·ros·co·py

(yū-ros'kŏ-pē),
Examination of the urine, usually by means of a microscope.
Synonym(s): urinoscopy, uronoscopy
[uro- + G. skopeō, to view]

uroscopy

/uros·co·py/ (u-ros´kah-pe) diagnostic examination of the urine.uroscop´ic

uroscopy

(yo͝o-rŏs′kə-pē)
n. pl. urosco·pies
Examination of urine for diagnostic purposes.

uroscopy

[yoo͡ros′kəpē]
Etymology: Gk, ouron, urine, skopein, to view
diagnostic examination of urine samples.

uroscopy

(1) Urinalysis, see there. 
(2) Urinary microscopy, see there.

ur·os·co·py

, uronoscopy (yūr-os'kŏ-pē, yūrŏ-noskŏ-pē)
Examination of the urine, usually by means of a microscope.
Synonym(s): urinoscopy.
[uro- + G. skopeō, to view]

uroscopy

diagnostic examination of the urine.
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