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Urinary System

Diseases of the Urinary System- Lauren Draper

also known as kidney failure, is the inability of the kidney or kidneys to perfrom their functions. Renal Failure
also known as anuresis, is the complete suppression of urine formation by the kidneys Anuria
a toxic condition caused by excessive amount of urea and other waster products in the bloodstream Urema
has sudden onset and is characterized by uremia Acute Renal Failure
is a progressive disease that may be caused by a variety of conditions Chronic Renal Failure
A general group of kidney disease Nephrotic Syndrome
Excessive fluid in the body tissue Edema
Abnormally high concentrations of protein in the urine Hyperproteinuria
Abnormally low concentration of protein in the blood Hypoproteinuria
Abnormally large amounts of lipids in the blood Hyperlipidemia
Disease of the kidney Nephrosis
a result of the damage to the kidney's capillary blood vessels that is caused by long-term diabetes mellitus Diabetic Nephropathy
an inflammation of the kidney involving primarily the glomeruli Glomerulonephritis
the dilation of the renal pelvis of one or both kidneys Hydronephrosis
the distention of a kidney Nephrectasis
An inflammation of the kidney Nephritis
the downward displacement of the kidney Nephroptosis
suppuration of the kidney Nephropyosis
an inflammation of the renal pelvis Pyelitis
an inflammation of the renal pelvis and the kidney Pyelonephritis
an acute pain in the kidney area that is caused by blockage during the passage of a kidney stone Renal Colic
a disorder characterized by the presence of stones in the kidney Nephrolithiasis
the distention of the ureter with the urine that cannot flow because the ureter is blocked Hydroureter
the distention of a ureter Ureterctasis
the discharge of blood from the ureter Utreterorrhagia
a suture in the ureter Ureterstenosis
pain in the urinary bladder Cystalgia
an inflammation of the bladder Cystitis
an inflammation within the wall of the bladder Interstitial Cystitis
a hernia of the bladder through the vaginal wall Cystocele
the bleeding from the bladder Cystorrhagia
an abnormal opening between the bladder and the vagina Vesicovaginal Fissure
the pain in the urethra Urethralgia
an inflammation in the urethra Urethritis
bleeding from the urethra Urethrorrhagia
abnormal discharge fro the urethra Urethrorrhea
the stricture or stenosis of the urethra Urethrostenosis
Male: A congential abnormality in which the urethral opening is located on the dorsal of the penisFemale: The urethral opening is in the region of the clitoris Epispadias
Male: Congenital abnormality in whcih the urethral opening is on the undersurface of the penis.Female: The urethral opening is into the vagina Hypospadias
A congential abnormality in males in which the urethral opening is on one side of the penis Paraspadias
the increased excretion of urine Diuresis
difficult or painful urination Dysuria
the involuntary discharge of urine Enuresis
The involuntary discharge of urine at night during sleep Nocturnal Enuresis
the excessive urination durin gthe night Nocturia
Scanty urination Oliguria
The Excessive urination Polyuria
the inability to void or empty the bladder Urinary Retention
the inability to control excretory functions Incontinence
The inability to control the voiding of urine Urinary Incontinence
The inability to control the voiding of urine under physical stress such as running, sneezing, laughing, or coughing Urinary Stress Incontinence
When urination occurs involuntarily as soon as an urgent desire to urinate is felt Urge Incontinence
Created by: LaurenD