AskDefine | Define genitourinary

Dictionary Definition

genitourinary adj : of or related to the genital and urinary organs or their functions; "genitourinary infections" [syn: gu]

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  1. of, or relating to the genital and urinary systems of the body together with their function, disease etc.

Extensive Definition

In anatomy, the genitourinary system is the organ system of all the reproductive organs and the urinary system. These are often considered together due to their common embryological origin.
To gain access to the body, pathogens can penetrate mucous membranes lining the genitourinary tract.
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