Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

M6 13-005

Exam 7: GU Vocab

Anasarca Severe, generalized edema
Anuria Urinary output of less than 100 to 250 ml in 24 hours
Asthenia General feeling of tiredness and listlessness
Azotemia Retention of excessive amounts of nitrogenous compound in the blood
Dialysis Medical procedure for the removal of certain elements for the blood or lymph by virtue of the difference in their rates of diffusion through an external semi-permeable membrane or,in the case of peritoneal dialysis, through the peritoneum
Hematuria Blood in the urine
Hydronephrosis The dilation of the renal pelvis and calyces
Nephrotoxin Substances with specific destructive properties for the kidneys, such as certain antibiotics, heavy metals, solvents, and chemicals
Nocturia Excessive urination at night
Oliguria A diminished capacity to form and pass urine (less than 500 mL in 24 hours); result is that the end products of metabolism cannot be excreted efficiently
Pyuria Pus in the urine
Residual urine Urine remaining in the urinary tract after voiding
Created by: jtzuetrong