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Definition of "urinalysis" []

  • Laboratory analysis of urine, used to aid in the diagnosis of disease or to detect the presence of a specific substance, such as an illegal drug. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "urinalysis" in a sentence
  • "Sugar can be measured in the urine through a lab test commonly called a urinalysis."
  • "A breathalyzer gives results right now, urinalysis gives results next week — which one has the better chance of preventing an intoxicated employee from crashing the bulldozer today?"
  • "Yearly urinalysis with and renal ultrasound evaluations if the family history is positive for kidney cancer (renal cell carcinoma)"