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* * *n.the analysis of urine, using physical, chemical and microscopical tests, to determine the proportions of its normal constituents and to detect alcohol, drugs, sugar, or other abnormal constituents.
* * *uri·nal·y·sis (u″rĭ-nalґĭ-sis) physical, chemical, or microscopic analysis or examination of urine.
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