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Umbilicus (12-5-2001)

Navel or belly button.  Read More →

Uroflow (12-5-2001)

Urination flow.  Read More →

Urostomy (12-5-2001)

An operation to create an opening from inside the body to the outside, making a new way for urine to pass.  Read More →

Uricosuria (12-5-2001)

Excessive amounts of uric acid in the urine.  Read More →

Umbilical Cord Blood (12-5-2001)

Blood from the placenta (afterbirth) that contains cells that can grow healthy new bone marrow.  Read More →

Urinary tract infection (12-5-2001)

 Also referred to as UTI. An illness caused by harmful bacteria, viruses or yeast growing in the urinary tract.  Read More →

Uterine Cancer (12-5-2001)

Each year in the United States, approximately 40,000 women are diagnosed with uterine cancer (also known as endometrial cancer). It is estimated that there are more than 572,000 uterine cancer survivors in the U.S. today. In an effort to improve both... Continue Reading

Urethral sphincter (12-5-2001)

Muscle fibers around the outside of the urethra that tighten to close off the flow of urine or relax to open the urethra to allow the passage of urine.  Read More →

Ureteroscope (12-5-2001)

A tool for examining the bladder and ureters and for removing kidney stones through the urethra. This procedure is called ureteroscopy (yoo-ree-tur-AH-skoh-pee).  Read More →

Urine (12-5-2001)

 Liquid waste product filtered from the blood by the kidneys, stored in the bladder and expelled from the body through the urethra by the act of urinating (voiding). About 96 percent of which is water and the rest waste products.  Read More →

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