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Chapter 9

Urinary System

Chapter 9 Review QuestionsChapter 9 Review Answers
Where does urine formation take place? Nephron
Where is it called when you place a tube in the urethra to drain urine from the bladder? Catheterization
What is the abbreviation for a urinalysis? U/A
What x-ray is done of the kidney (renal pelvis) using a dye that is injected into a vein? Intravenous pyelogram (IVP)
What is the term for pus in the urine? Pyuria
What is the term for the back up of urine in the kidney causing distention? Hydronephrosis
What is the term for a kidney stone? Nephrolith
What is a "visual exam of the bladder? Cystoscope
What would you call it if a patient produced no urine at all? Anuria
Definitions of Terms: algia, cyst/o, dysuria, incontinence, lith/o, micturition, pyel/o, stenosis. Algia-pain, Cyst/o-urinary bladder, Dysuria-painful or difficult urination, Incontinence-loss of bladder control, Lith/o-stone, Micturition-another term for urination, Pyel/o-renal pelvis, Stenosis-narrowing
What is the tem for blood in the urine? Hematuria
Created by: MichaelAJ007