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having a rapid onset, severe symptoms and a short course acute
the absence of urine anuria
metabolic wastes in the blood azotemia
an expandable hollow organ which acts as a temporary reservoir for urine bladder
part of the renal corpuscle; surrounds the glomerulus of the nephron Bowman's Capsule
commonly called stones; usually composed of mineral salts calculi
the cuplike division of the kidney pelvis calyx
to insert a catheter into a cavity to remove body fluid catheterization
inflammation of the bladder cystitis
excision of the bladder cystectomy
the introduction of dye into the bladder providing visualization of the bladder cystography
visual examination of the bladder cystoscopy
removal of the products of urine from the blood by passage of the solutes through a membrane dialysis
substance which increases the production of urine diuretic
painful urination dysuria
to remove, get rid of, exclude; also to pass urine from the bladder or stool from the bowel elimination
the process of expelling material from the body excretion
an abnormal tube-like passage from a normal cavity or an abscess to a free surface fistula
the need to void urine often, though usually only a small amount at one time frequency
the microscopic cluster of capillaries within the Bowman's capsule of the nephron glomerulus
blood in the urine hematuria
mechanical removal of waste substances from the blood hemodialysis
difficulty in starting a urine stream hesitancy
the recessed area of the kidney where the ureter and blood vessels enter hilum
the accumulation of serous fluid in a cavity. excessive amount of normal fluid within the scrotum hydrocele
the insertion of a radiopaque material into the vein for the purpose of x-raying the kidney's and ureters intravenous pyelography
involuntary discharge of urine due to obstructive masses incontinence
fist-sized organs in the abdominal cavity whose function is to cleanse or purify the blood kidney
visual examination of abdomen, through an incision just below the navel laparoscopy
a device that destroys urinary stones with laser technology lithotriptor
voiding micturition
kidney stone nephrolith
presence of or condition of or formation of a kidney stone nephrolithiasis
surgical separation of an inflammed kidney from adhesions (scar tissue) nephrolysis
microscopic blood filtering units located in the kidney tissue that continually adjust body conditions to add or remove substances from the blood nephron
suspension (suturing) of the kidney nephropexy
a study in which several planes of the kidney are visualized nephrotomography
night urination nocturia
scanty/decreased urination oliguria
pertaining to the peritoneum (the membrane which lines the abdominal cavity and covers the abdominal organs) peritoneal
a condition of multiple cysts in the kidneys Polycystic Kidney Disease
pain in the prostate and bladder prostatocystalgia
excision of the prostate prostatectomy
incision into the prostate prostatomy
a drooping or dropping of an organ or part ptosis
inflammation of the renal pelvis pyelitis
removal of a stone from the renal pelvis by an incision pyelolithotomy
pus in the urine pyuria
pertaining to the kidney renal
carries waste laden blood to the tubules within the kidney for purification renal artery
an enlarged funnel-shaped extension of the ureter renal pelvis
structure which carries the blood away from the kidney renal vein
pertaining to that which is left as residue residual
inability to void urine which is present in the bladder retention
separation of certain materials from the body by the activity of a gland secretion
the narrowing of an opening, tube, or canal, such as the urethra or esophagus stricture
toxic condition of nitrogenous wastes in the blood uremia
a slender tube that conveys urine from the kidney to the bladder; conveys/transports ureter
dilation of the ureter ureterectasis
removal of a ureter ureterectomy
anastomosis of ureter and renal pelvis ureteropyelostomy
reimplantation of a ureter into the bladder ureterovesicostomy
a membranous tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body urethra
removal of the urethra urethrectomy
inflammation of the urethra urethritis
surgical fixation of the urethra urethropexy
surgical repair of the urethra urethroplasty
visual examination of the urethra urethroscopy
the sudden need to expel urine or stool; sudden need to void immediately urgency
urine test which provides general information on the health of the body as a whole urinalysis
eliminates harmful products in the blood and filters them through urination urinary system
urine colour urochrome
one who specializes in the study of the urinary system urologist
swelling and distention of veins of the spermatic cord varicocele
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