urine meaning

  • Urine (from Latin Urina, ae, f. Cellular metabolism generates numerous by-products, many rich in nitrogen, that require clearance from the bloodstream. Human urine together with human feces are collectively referred to as human waste or human excreta.
  • NounPLurinesSUF-ine
    1. (physiology) Liquid excrement consisting of water, salts and urea, which is made in the kidneys, stored in the bladder, then released through the urethra.
      1. An artificial kidney these days still means a refrigerator-sized dialysis machine. Such devices mimic the way real kidneys cleanse blood and eject impurities and surplus water as urine.
  • VerbSGurinesPRuriningPT, PPurined
    1. (archaic) To urinate.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The Inquiry concluded that the last four months of her life had been spent in a black bin bag in the bath in an unheated bathroom, lying in her own urine and excrement.
        • They provide the apicobasal polarity of tubular cells and regulate the paracellular flux of molecules between urine and interstitium.
        • Renal trauma caused by blunt force, entrapment, falls, puncture or accidental trocarisation [ 4 ] may rupture the renal capsule leading to leakage of urine into the perirenal tissues.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Urine studies revealed dipstick proteinuria (100 mg/dL), large dipstick blood, only a few normomorphic erythrocytes, and negative culture.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Now, Merilyn is neither bizarre nor eccentric in the ordinary sense but when she started talking about the ‘presence’ in her shop I thought she was extracting the urine.
        • Inherited deficiency of urocanase leads to elevated levels of urocanic acid in the urine.
        • When the loss of water is very great (cholera, infant diarrhœas), there is an increase of potassium salts and phosphates in the urine.

    Meaning of urine for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "urine" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
          • Singularia tantum
            • Uncountable nouns
          • Verbs
          Difficultness: Level 4
          Easy     ➨     Difficult
          Definiteness: Level 9
          Definite    ➨     Versatile
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