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Liz QR Urinary

AP2 ST120 QR Urinary

-ur/o Urine, Urinary tract
-pexy Surgical fixation
pyel/o Renal pelvis
-uria Urination, Urine
-lysis Breakdown, Separation
Nephr/o- Kidney
-tripsy To crush
Lith/o- Stone, Calculus
-cele Hernia, Tumor, Swelling
-ectasis Stretching, Dilation, Enlargement
-pexy Surgical fixation
-uria Urination, Urine
Name 4 organs of the urinary system Kidneys, Ureters, Urinary Bladder, & Urethra
The microscopic unit of the kidney Nephron
Name the 3 processes of urine formation Glomerular Filtration, Tubular Reabsorption, Tubular Secretion
Which process of urine formation occurs in renal corpuscles Filtration
The absence of urine Anuria
An unusually large amt of urine Polyuria
The pigment that gives urine it characteristic color Urochrome
Name 3 of the 4 parts of Renal tubes Proximal convoluted tubule, Loop of Henle, Distal convoluted tubule, Collecting tubules/ducts
Created by: elizabeth-mcw