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Bonewit Chapt 16

Urinalysis (Cheyenne Rice)

anuria failure to the kidneys to produce urine
bilirubinria the presence of bilrubin in the urine
bladder catheterization the passing of a sterile catheter through the urethra and into the bladder to remove urine
diuresis secretion and passage of large amounts of urine
dysuria difficult or painful urination
frequency condition of having the urinate ofter
glycosuria the presence of glucose in the urine
hematuria blood presence in the urine
ketonuria presence of ketone bodies in the urine
ketosis accumulation of large amounts of ketone bodies in the tissues and body fluids
micturition act of voiding urine
nephron functional units of the kidney
nocturia excessive urination during the night
nocturnal enuresis inability of an individual to control urination at night during sleep
oliguria decreased or scanty output of urine
pH unit that describes the alkalinity of a solution
polyuria increased output of urine
proteinuria presence of protein in the urine
pyuria presence in the urine
renal threshold concentration at which a substance in the blood that is not normally excreted by the kidney begins to appear in the urine
retention inability to empty the bladder. urine is beginning produced normally but is not being voided
supernatant clear liquid that remains through the abdominal wall into the bladder to remove urine
urgency immediate need to urinate
urinalysis physical, chemical, microscopic analyses of urine
urinary incontinence inability to retain
void to empty bladder
Created by: cheyennerice