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Bonewit #16

Urinalysis - Ayana Robinson

Anuria Failure of the kidneys to produce urine.
Bilirubinuria The presence of bilirubin in the urine.
Bladder catheterization The passing of asterile catheter through the urethra and into the bladder to remove urine.
Diuresis Secretion and passage of large amounts of urine.
Dysuria Difficult or painful urination.
Frequency The condition of having to urinate often.
Glycosuria The presence of glucose in the urine.
Hematuria Blood present in the urine.
Ketonuria The presence of ketone bodies in the urine.
Ketosis An accumulation of large amounts of ketone bodies in the tissues and body fluids.
Micturition The act of voiding urine.
Nephron The functional unit of the kidney.
Nocturia Excessive (voluntary) urination during the night.
Nocturnal enuresis Inability of an individual to control urination at night during sleep(bedwetting).
Oliguria Decreased or scanty output of urine.
pH The unit that describes the acidity or alkalinity of a solution.
Polyuria Increased output of urine.
Proteinuria The presence of protein in the urine.
Pyuria The presence of pus in the urine.
Rental threshold The concentration at which a substance in the blood that is not normally excreted by the kidneys begins to appear in the urine.
Retention The inability to empty the bladder. The urine is being produced normally but is not being voided.
Specific gravity The weight of a substance compared with the weight of an equal volume of a substance known as the standard. In urinalysis, the specific gravity refers to the mesurement of the amount of dissolved substance present in the urine compared with the same amoun
Supernatant The clear liquid that reamins at the top after a precipitate settles.
Suprapubic aspiration The passing of a sterile needle through the abdominal wall into the bladder to remove urine.
Urgency The immediate need to urinate.
Urinalysis The physical, chemical, and microscopic analyses of urine.
Urinary incontinence The inability to retain urine.
Void To empty the bladder.
Dribbling Involuntary loss of drops of urine.
Hesitncy Difficulty in starting the flow of urine.
UTI Urinary tract infection.
Cystitis Ingimation of the bladder.
Renal calculi Kidney Stones.
Stricture Narrowing of the passage way that interferes with substance through it.
Urenia Products normally in the urine and excreeded out. (toxic)
Urochrome Yellow pigment givin off in break down of hemoglonin.
Occult Invisible or hidden.
Sediment Substance(s) that settles at the bottom of liquid.
Crenated Notched or scalloped,reference blood cells.
Created by: ayanarobinson