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MT Ch 10 Urinary

MT Urinary System Bingo

anuria absence of urine, or less than 100cc/day bilateral nephromegaly
blood urea nitrogen a substance in the blood that provides a rough estimate of kidney function
BUN blood urea nitrogen, a measure of the amount of urea in the blood, directly related to the function of the kidneys
catheterization passage of tubular, flexible instrument into a body channel or cavity for withdrawal or introduction of fluid
urinary catheterization insertion of catheter through the urethra and into the bladder for temporary or longer-term urine drainage
Clean Catch Midstream area must be cleaned, start voiding, stop, then catch the urine into sterile specimen cup
cystic pertaining to the urinary bladder
cystitis inflammation of the bladder
cystocele a bladder hernia that protrudes into the vagina
cystoscope the instrument used in cystoscopy
cystoscopy visual examination of the bladder
cystostomy surgical creation of a new opening into the bladder
diabetes mellitus endocrine disorder charac by glycosuria, hyperglycemia resulting from inadequate production/use of insulin
diuretic an agent that causes increased urination
dysuria difficult or painful urination
glomerulonephritis a type of nephritis in which the glomeruli of the kidney are inflamed
glomerulus the part of the nephron that filters the blood
glycosuria glucose (sugar) in the urine
hematuria blood in the urine
hemodialysis diffusing blood through a membrane to remove wastes and maintain the proper balance
lithotripsy surgical crushing of a stone
nephritis inflammation of the kidneys
nephrolithiasis a condition marked by the presence of kidney stones
nephrolithotomy incision of the kidney to remove a calculus (stone)
nephromalacia softening of the kidney
nephromegaly enlargement of one or both kidneys
nephron the functional unit of the kidney
nephrosonography ultrasound of the kidney
nephrostomy creation of a new opening into the renal pelvis region of the kidney, usually done to drain urine from the kidney
nephrotoxic a term that means destructive to kidney tissue
oliguria diminished production of urine excreted, less than 500cc/day
polycystic kidney disease a hereditary disorder characterized by hundreds of fluid-filled cysts throughout both kidneys
polyuria excessive secretion and discharge of urine; abnormally large amount of urine excreted
proteinuria the presence of protein in the urine
pyuria pus in the urine
renal pertaining to the kidney
Routine Urine Specimen urine can be collected at any time
urea final product of protein metabolism and the major nitrogenous waste product present in the urine of a normal individual
ureteroplasty surgical repair of a ureter
urethral pertaining to the urethra
urinalysis a test performed in the laboratory on urine
urinary pertaining to urine or the formation of urine
urinary incontinence inability to hold urine in the bladder
urinary retention inability to empty the bladder
urologist a physician who specializes in the male genital tract and the urinary tracts of both genders
urology the branch of medicine concerned with the male genital tract and the urinary tracts of both genders
void a term used for urination
excretion elimination of wastes produced by body; urination eliminates waste products accumulated as result of cellular metabolism
uremia presence of nitrogen waste in the blood; a toxic condition of the body associated with renal insufficiency or renal failure (failure of the kidneys to function properly)
albuminuria an increased concentration of this particular type of protein in the urine
Created by: MrsSlagter