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Bonwit #16

Urinalysis- Michaela Henry

anuria failure of kidneys to produce urine
bilirubinuria Presence of bilirubin in the urine
bladder catheterization the passing of a sterile catheter through the urethra and into the bladder to remove urine.
ketonuria the presence of ketone bodies in the urine
ketosis an accumulation of large amounts of ketone bodies in the tissue and body fluids
pH the unit that describes the acidity or alkalinity of a solution
proteinuria presents of protein in the urine
specific gravity the weight of a substance compared to the weight of an equal volume of substance known as the standard.
suprapublic aspiration the passing of a sterile needle through the abdominal wall into the bladder to remove urine
urinalysis the physical, chemical, and microscopic analyzes of urine
renal threshold when substance in blood not in kidneys is urine
diuresus secretion & passage of large amounts of urine
dysuria difficult or painful urination
frequency having to urinate often
hematuria blood in urine
nocturia excessive voluntary urination at night
nocturnal enuresis or enuresis inability to control urination at the night during sleep, bed wetting
oliguria decrease of the output of urine
polyuria increase in the output of urine
pyuria puss in urine
retention inability to empty bladder, produced but not voided
urgency sudden need to urinate
urinary incontinence inability to hold urine
micturition normal act of voiding
dribbling involuntary loss of drops of urine
hesitancy difficulty beginning to urinate
void act of urination
uti urinary tract infection
cystitis inflammation of bladder
renal calculi kidney stones
stricture narrowing passage way interfering with movement of the substances threw it
uremia products or substance normal in the urine
gylcosuria sugar in urine
urocrome yellow pigment given off from the breakdown of HGB
nephron function unit of the kidney, filters waste and dilutes water from urine
occult invisible or hidden
sediment substances that settle at the bottom of a liquid
supernatant clear liquid that remains at top
crent notched or scalped
Created by: michaelahenry