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Definition of Urine pH

Urine pH: A measure of the acidity or alkalinity of urine. Checking urine pH is part of the routine urinalysis. Factors that affect urine pH include vomiting, diarrhea, lung disease, hormones, kidney function, and urinary tract infection.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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