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Bonewit #16

Urinalysis- Madison W.

Anuria Failure of the kidneys to produce urine.
Bilirubinuria The presence of bilirubin in the urine.
Bladder catheterization The passing of a sterile 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 presents of glucose in the urine
Hematuria Blood present in the urine.
Ketosis An accumulation of large amounts of ketone bodies in the tissues and body fluids.
Ketonuria The presents of ketone bodies in the urine.
Micturition The act of voiding urine.
Nephron The functional unit of the kidneys.
Nocturia Excessive (voluntary) urination at night during sleep.
Nocturnal enuresis Inability of an individual to control urination at night during sleep.(bed wetter)
Oliguria Decreased or scanty output of urine.
pH The unit the 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.
Renal 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 Inability to empty bladder; urine is being produced but not voided.
Urgency The sudden need to void; Or having to go.
Dribbling Involuntary loss of drops of urine.
Hesitancy Difficulty in starting the flow of urine.
Void/ Voiding The act of urinating.
UTI Urinary tract infection
cystitis inflammation of the bladder.
Stricture Narrowing of passageways interfering with movement of substances though it.
specific gravity The weight of a substance compared with the weight of an equal volume of a substance known as the standard.
Supernatant The clear liquid that remains at the top after a precipitant settles.
Suprapubic aspiration The passage of a sterile needle through the abdominal wall into the bladder to remove urine.
Urinalysis The Physical, Chemical, and Microscopic examination of urine.
Urinary incontinence The inability to retain urine.
Renal Calculi Kidney Stones.
Uremia Products normally in urine and excreted; Retained in blood; becomes toxic.
Urochrome Yellow pigment given off from the breakdown of HGB.
Occult Invisible or hidden
Sediment Substances that settle at bottom of a liquid.
Crenated notched or scalped as in condition of blood cells.
Created by: madisonwinget