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Urinary System

Urinary System~Tonia Thomas

inability of the kidney to perform function renal failure
complete suppression of urine formation anuria
toxic condition caused by excessive amount of urea & other waste products in bloodstream uremia
sudden onset charaterized by uremia acute renal failure
progressive disease- kidney function is insufficient chronic renal failure
late stages of chronic renal failure end-stage renal disease
group of kidney diseases nephrotic syndrome
excessive fluid in the body tissue edema
high concentration of protein in urine hyperproteinuria
low concentrations of protein in urine hypoproteinemia
large amount of lipids in blood hyperlipidemia
diseases of kidney nephrosis
damage to kidney's capillaries caused by long time diabetes diabetic nephropathy
inflammation of kidney involing glomeruli glomerulonephritis
dilation of renal pelvis of kidney/s hydronephrosis
distention of kidney nephrectasis
inflammation of kidney nephritis
floating kidney nephroptosis
suppuration of kidney nehpropyosis
inflammation of renal pelvis pyelitis
inflammtion of renal pelvis and kidney pyelonephritis
acute pain in kidney area caused by kidney stone renal colic
presence of stones in kidney nephrolithiasis
stretching out of ureter with urine that can't flow because ureter is blocked hydroureter
stretching out of ureter ureterectasis
discharge of blood from ureter ureterorrhagia
stricture of the ureter ureterostenosis
pain in urinary bladder cystalgia
inflammation of the bladder cystitis
inflammation within the wall of bladder iterstitial cystitis
hernia of the bladder through vaginal wall cystocele
bleeding from the bladder cystorrhagia
abnormal opening between the bladder and vagina vesicovaginal fissure
when urine backs up into ureters relfux
pain in urethra urethralgia
inflmmation of urethra urethritis
bleeding from the urethra urethrorrhagia
abnormal discharge from the urethra urethrorrhea
stricture of stenosis of the urethra urethrostenosis
congenital abnormality-urethral opening is on the dorsal of the penis/ region of the clitoris epispadias
congenital abnormality-urethral opening on the undersurface of penis/ into the vagina hypospadias
congenital abnormality-urethral opening is on side of penis paraspadias
increased excretion of urine diuresis
difficult urination dysuria
involuntary discharge of urine enuresis
excessive urination during night nocturia
scanty urination oliguria
excessive urination polyuria
inability to void or empty bladder urinary retention
inability to control excretory functions incontinence
inablility to control voiding urine urinary incontience
inablility to control voiding of urine under physical stress urinary stress incontinence
urination occurs involuntary as soon as an urgent desire to urinate is felt urge incontinence
insertion of catheter through urethra & into bladder catheterization
visual examination of bladder using cytoscope cystoscopy
radiographic study of kidneys and ureters in which idoine is injected into a vein as a contrast medium defines structures intravenous pyelogram
radiographic study of kidneys, ureters, & bladder KUB
radiographic visualization of urinary tract intravenous urography
traces action of the kidney as it processes & excrete dye injected into bloodstream excretory urography
radiograph of the urinary system taken ofter dye has been placed in urethra through a catheter and caused to flow backward through urinary tract retrograde urography
radiographic examination of the bladder after instillation of contrast medium via a urethral catheter cystography
diagnostic procedure to examine flow of urine from bladder & through urethra voiding cystourethrography
examination of urine urinalysis
medications administered to increase urine secretion diuretics
procedure to remove waste products from the blood of patients whose kidneys no longer function dialysis
filters waste products from the patient's blood hemodialysis
lining of peritoneal cavity acts as filter to remove waste from blood peritoneal dialysis
continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis CAPD
continuous cycle peritoneal dialysis CCPD
grafting of a donor kidney into body to replace the failed kidneys renal transplantation
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