Meaning of urinalysis in English:


Pronunciation /ˌjʊərɪˈnalɪsɪs/


mass nounMedicine
  • Analysis of urine by physical, chemical, and microscopical means to test for the presence of disease, drugs, etc.

    ‘These tests may include blood tests, urinalysis and imaging studies, such as ultrasounds or angiography.’
    • ‘The evaluation of nocturnal enuresis requires a thorough history, a complete physical examination, and urinalysis.’
    • ‘The results of routine blood tests and urinalysis were within normal limits.’
    • ‘This article reviews the correct method for performing urinalysis and the differential diagnosis for several abnormal results.’
    • ‘Additional motivation for sobriety came from Sam's probation officer who demanded frequent urinalysis to test for drug use.’
    • ‘Not only is this a waste, but if you happen to get a blood test or urinalysis when consuming creatinine, your doctor may think you have kidney problems.’
    • ‘A history, physical examination, and urinalysis can identify, or at least suggest, these conditions.’
    • ‘The urine was analyzed by dipstick testing, urinalysis, and urine culture.’
    • ‘Her complete blood count and urinalysis were within normal limits, and a urine pregnancy test was negative.’
    • ‘All patients with chronic kidney disease should undergo urinalysis and renal imaging as part of the diagnostic evaluation.’
    • ‘As more and more segments of society have instituted random drug testing via urinalysis, you had to know that someone would develop a way to cheat on the test.’
    • ‘If no focus is found and a child appears well, no tests other than urinalysis are routinely indicated, and antibiotics should not be given.’
    • ‘In addition, for obvious reasons, we limited this outcome measure to individuals who received urinalysis testing.’
    • ‘Physical examinations, blood count, urinalysis and baseline lipid values were obtained for all volunteers.’
    • ‘The results of liver function tests and urinalysis were normal.’
    • ‘Diagnostic evaluation should begin with urinalysis, urine microscopy, cytology and culture, and cystoscopy.’
    • ‘Complete blood count and urinalysis should be monitored routinely throughout treatment.’
    • ‘The Army's random and targeted urinalysis drug testing program is designed to deter members from involvement in illicit drugs.’
    • ‘The book does not include illustrations of microscopic findings, even for common tests such as complete blood cell counts and urinalysis.’
    • ‘In most patients, however, urinalysis can help to determine the presence of infection and confirm a suspected diagnosis.’