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Urinary System

anything dealing with the Urinary System

Where does urine formation take place? Nephron
What is it called when you place a tube in the urethra to drain urine from the bladder? Cathitor
What is the abbreviation for a urinalysis? U/A, UA
What X ray is done of the kidney (renal pelvis) using a dye that is injected into a vein? IVP
What is the term for pus in the urine? pyuria
What is the term for the back up of urine in the kidney causing distention? Hydronephrosis
What is the term for a kidney stone? nephrolith/calculus
What is a 'visual exam of the bladder' cystoscopy
What would you call it if a patient produced no urine at all? anuria
What is the term fo rblood in the urine? Uremia
-algia pain
cyst/o bladder
dysuria difficult or painful urination
incontinence leakage of urine
lith/o stone
micturition urination
pyel/o renal pelvis
-stenosis narrowing
What is the difference between the ureter and the urethra? ureter - organ that transports urine from the kidney to the bladder urethra - the tube that leads from the urinary bladder to the outside of the body
Created by: Seanmorrone