urinalysis: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (yoor"u-nal'u-sis), [key]
— pl. -ses
  1. an examination of the urine to determine the general health of the body and, specifically, kidney function, usually including measurement of pH, tests for protein, glucose, ketones, and blood, and microscopic evaluation of sediment obtained by centrifugation.
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