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Urinary System MT

Urinary System Medical Terminology Vocabulary

Cup-like collecting region of the renal pelvis calyx
Nitrogenous waste excreted in urine creatinine
Depression in an organ where blood vessels and nerves enter and leave hilum
Small artery arteriole
Process whereby some substances, but not all, pass through a filter filtration
Outer region of an organ cortex
Chemical element that carries an electrical charge electrolyte
Tiny ball of capillaries in the kidney glomerulus
Hormone secreted by the kidney to stimulate the production of red blood cells by bone marrow erythropoietin
One of two bean-shaped organs on either side of the backbone in the lumbar region kidney
Tube for injecting or removing fluids catheter
Enclosing structure surrounding each glomerulus glomerular (Bowman) capsule
Hormone secreted by the kidney; raises blood pressure renin
Active form of Vitamin D; secreted by the kidney calciferol
Nitrogenous wastes excreted in urine urea and uric acid
Hollow, muscular sac that holds and stores urine urinary bladder
Process of expelling urine urination (voiding)
Tube leading from the urinary bladder to the outside of the body urethra
Tubes leading from the kidneys to the urinary bladder ureters
Sodium; an electrolyte regulated in the blood and urine by the kidneys Na+
Created by: hannahdege