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Bonewit # 16


Anuria failure of the kidneys to produce urine
bilirubinuria the presence of bilirubin in the urine
bladder catherterization the passing of a sterile catheter through the urethra and into the bladder to remove urine
diuresis secretion and passage or large amounts of urine
dysuria difficult or painful urination
frequency the condition of having to urinate often
glycosuria the presence of glucose in the urine
hematuria blood present in the urine
ketonuria the presence of ketone bodies in the urine
ketosis an accumulation of large amounts of ketone bodies in the tissues and body fluids
micturition the act of voiding urine
nephron the functional unit of the kidney
nocturia excessive urination at night.
nocturnal enuresis inability of an individual to control urination at night during sleep
oliguria decreased or scanty output of urine
PH the unit that describes the acidity or alkalinity of a solution
ployuria increased output of urine
proteinuria the presence of protein in the urine
pyuria the presence of pus in the urine
renal threshold the concentration at which a substance in the blood that is not normally excreted by the kidneys begins to appear in the urine
RETENSION the inability to empty the bladder
specific gravity the weight of a substance compared with the weight of an equal volume of a substance known as the standard.
supernatant the clear liquid that remains at the top after a precipitate
suprapubic aspiration the passing of a sterile needle through the abdonminal wall into the bladder to remove urine
urgency the immediate need to urine
urinalysis the physical, chemical and microscopic analyse of urine
urinary incontinence the inability to retain urine
void to empty the bladder.
Hesitancy Difficulty of starting the flow of urine
UTI urinary tract infection
Cystitis Inflammation of the bladder
Renal calculi Kidney stones
Sticture narrowing of passage way interfering with movements
uremia products normally in urine & excreted retained in blood they become toxic
urochrome yellow pigment giving off from breakdown of HGB
occult invisible of hidden
Sediment substance setteling at the bottom of a liquid
crenated notched of scalloped
dribbling involuntary loss of drops of urine
Created by: emilylawson