Medical terms glossary - U

This medical term glossary provides explanations in plain English of a number of technical terms you may encounter in the process of pursuing a clinical negligence claim.

Ulcer - Break in skin preventing normal function.

Ulna - Inner forearm bone.

Ulnar - Towards the ulna.

Ulnar nerve - Nerve in the arm.

Ungual - Of or relating to the nails.

Ureter - Tubes through which urine travels from the kidney to the bladder.

Urethra - Tube through which urine travels from the bladder to the exterior of the body.

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