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UTI urinary tract infection
UA urinalysis
tur or TURP transurethral resection of the prostate
TSE testicular self examination
SG, sp, gr specific gravity
RP retrograde pyelography
PSA prostate-specific antigen
pH symbol for degree of acidity
PCNL percutaneous neprolithotomy
Na sodium
KUB kidneys, ureter, bladder
k potassium
IVU intravenous urography
IVP intraenous pyelography
HD hemodialysis
EU excretory urography
ESL, ESWL extracorporeal shockwave lithtripsy
ESRD end stage renal disease
ED erectile dysfunction
DRE digital rectal examination
cysto cystoscopy
cath catheterization
c & s culture and sensitivity
BUN blood uria nitrogen
BPH benign prostatic hyperplasia
ATN acute renal necrosis
ARF acute renal failure
AGN acute glomerulonephritis
A/G albumin-globulin ratio
which one is not a way to surgically remove the prostate gland? perineal prostatectome, suprapubic prostatectomy, transurethral prostatectomy, transurethral rescetion transurethral rescetion
shockwave lithotripsy is a procedure used for: -visualizing kidney stones -detecting kidney stones -fragmenting kidney stones -preventing kidney stones fragmenting kidney stones
urethra opens on the upper surface of the penis epispadias
micturiation is: -night urination -voiding -the need to void immediately -painful urination voiding
urochrome is: -voiding -odor in urine -colour of urine -metabolic wastes the colour of urine
hemodyalysis is: -bloody urination -mechanical removal of urine wastes -a type of diuretic -stones in the urinary tract mechanical removal of urine wastes
which arery enters the glomerulus and which exits? -efferent and afferent -afferent and efferent afferent and efferent
what does clinitest test for? sugars
what does SSA test for? protein
what does a c & S test for? bacteria
what three process take place in the nephron? filtration, reabsorbtion, secretion
name the macrostructions of the urinary system kidneys, ureters, urinary bkadder, urethra
what do kidneys lie in a bed of? adipose tissue
waves of muscular contractions that carry urine down the ureters are called what> peristalsis
what are the three functions of the kidney? secretion, excretion and elimination
what twon strictures does the urethra pass through? prostate and vas deferens
what are the 2 elements that make up the renal corpuscle? bowmans capsule and glomerulus
how long does it take sperm to produce 74 hours
spern matures in how many hours? 18
where is sperm produced? seminiferous tubules
male sex hormones are known as what? gonads
involuntary discharge of urine incontinence
kidney loses ability to function chronic renal failure
obstructive masses BNO
enlarged prostate gland prostatic hyperplasia
Created by: rachie20