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Uterus (12-5-2001) A small, pear-shaped, hollow, muscular organ in the pelvis of females where the unborn child develops until birth; also called the womb. ... Continue Reading

Urinary cytology (12-5-2001) Inspection under a microscope of cells found in the urine. ... Continue Reading

Ultrasonography (12-5-2001) An exam in which sound waves are bounced off tissues and the echoes are converted into a picture (sonogram). ... Continue Reading

Ureter (12-5-2001) One of two tubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder. ... Continue Reading

Utilization Management (UM) (12-5-2001) Managing the use of medical services to ensure that a patient receives necessary, appropriate, high-quality care in a cost-effective manner. ... Continue Reading

Uric (12-5-2001) Relating to urine. ... Continue Reading

Unilateral (12-5-2001) Affecting one side of the body. ... Continue Reading

Urinary frequency (12-5-2001) Urination eight or more times a day. ... Continue Reading

Urinary tract (12-5-2001)  The system that takes wastes from the blood and carries them out of the body in the form of urine. Passageway from the kidneys to the ureters, bladder and urethra. ... Continue Reading

Urodynamic tests (12-5-2001) Diagnostic tests to examine the bladder and urethral sphincter function. ... Continue Reading

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