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extract the urine (out of someone or something)

To mock, deride, tease, or ridicule someone or something. A humorously polite alternative to the phrase "take the piss (out of someone or something)." Primarily heard in UK. It took me a while to realize that all her brother's bizarre questions about America were really just his way of extracting the urine out of me. Jeff's always extracting the urine out of the way politicians behave in public. It always takes foreigners a while to come to terms with English people's penchant for extracting the urine.
See also: extract, of, someone, urine

urine test

A test in which one's urine is analyzed for the presence of illicit drugs. The company makes everyone take a urine test at the end of the week. You're going to have to pass these urine tests if you want to stay out of prison on parole.
See also: test, urine
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Below, Dr Powles outlines what different urine colours say about people's wellbeing.
Urine creatinine results depend on age, sex, and body mass.
It is very important to understand that human urine does not contain human scent in the way deer have come to recognize it.
Urine remains a key indicator of many diseases such as urinary tract infection, kidney disease and diabetes.
The researchers used stored urine samples taken from 344 patients who participated in the Pulmonary Embolism Diagnosis Study (PEDS), a multicenter study of 1,417 patients considered likely to have an acute pulmonary embolism.
Most may find the drinking of cow urine as disgusting but the practice has a long history in India.
There is little published literature on C cycling under urine patches; however, several studies have investigated the impacts of urine on N cycling (Ball et al.
Generally, a medical student studies the second chapter of the Last Tantra and uses it as a source for studying and practising urine analysis and very often complements his study with the commentary to that work.
Smelly urine, but no other bladder symptoms and the colour of your urine is pale yellow.
Usually glucose in urine means you have diabetes (although it is common in pregnancy too).
During this visit, the colour change of the urine drainage bag was noted.
But sometimes changes in urine signal a medical problem, which may range from relatively benign (a urinary tract infection) to serious (kidney or bladder cancer).
347 feline urine samples were analyzed by the prior three methods and compared with a species-specific ELISA to determine sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value (PPV), negative predictive value and positive and negative likelihood ratios.
In 2008, a study by scientists in Bangalore found that cow urine has anti-diabetic properties.
Minimum inhibitory concentrations (MICs) were performed by the microbroth dilution method parallel in Mueller Hinton broth and glucose added urine.