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CPC Ch. 2- Urinary

CPC ch 2-Urinary System

Cali/o, calic/o Calyx-cuplike division of the renal pelvis
Ur/o, Urin/o urine
Vesic/o Urinary Bladder
Albumin Presence of serum protein
Bacteriuria Bacteria in the urine
Cystectomy Excision of the bladder or part of the bladder, removal of a cyst
Cystitis Inflammation of bladder
Cystocele Hernia of the bladder protruding into the vagina
Cystolithectomy Excision of a stone from the bladder
Cystopexy Surgical fixation of the bladder to the abdominal wall
Cystoplasty Surgical repair of the bladder
Cystorrhagia Blood bursting forth from the bladder
Dialysis Separation of waste material from blood to maintain balance in impaired or removed kidney.
Dysuria Difficult or painful urination
Hematuria Blood in urine
Hydronphrosis Condition in which urine collects in the renal pelvis due to obstructed outflow, results in dilation of the renal pelvis and calices.
Incontinence Inability to hold urine
Nephrectomy Excision of a kidney
Nephritis Inflammation of a kidney
Nephrologist A physician treating diseases of the kidney
Nephropathy Disease of the kidney
Nephrosclerosis Hardening of the kidney
Polyuria Excessive urination
Pyelocystitis Inflammation of the bladder and renal pelvis
Pyelonephritis Inflammation of the kidney and renal pelvis
Pyuria pus in the urine
Uremia Excess urea and other nitrogenous waste in blood
Ureteroplasty Surgical repair of the ureter
Urethalgia Pain in the urethra
Urinalysis Examination of the urine to detect abnormalities by various diagnostic methods
Urologist A physician treating diseases of the urinary system.
Created by: cyndimarie21



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