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Bonewit Chapter 16

the aggregation or uniting of seperate particles into clumps or masses agglutination
the presence of bilirubin in the urine bilirubinuria
the passing of a sterile catheter through the urethra and into the bladder to remove urine bladder catheterization
the presence of glucose in the urine glycosuria
the presence of ketone bodies in the urine ketonuria
an accumulation of large amounts of ketone bodies in the tissues and body fluids ketosis
the act of voiding urine micturition
the functional unit of the kidney nephron
decreased or scanty output of urine oliguria
the unit that describes the acidity or alkalinity of a solution pH
increased output of urine polyuria
the presence of protein in the urine proteinuria
the ratio of the velocity of light in air to the velocity of light in a solution refractive index
(clinical) an instrument udes to measure the refractive index of urine, which is an indirect measurement of the specific gravity of urine refractometer
the concentration at which a substance in the blood that is not normally excreted by the kidneys begins to appear in the urine renal threshold
the weight of a substance compared with the weight of an equal volume of a substance known as the standard. specific gravity
the clear liquid that remians at the top after a precipitate settles supernatant
the passing of a sterile needle through the abdominal wall into the bladder to remove urine suprapubic aspiration
the physical, chemical, and microscopic analysis of urine urinalysis
to empty the bladder void