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Chapter 10

Urinary System

ablation describes some types of treatment for prostate cancer
anuria absence of urine formation by the kidneys
benign prostatic abnormal enlargement of the prostate gland
cysitis inflammation of the bladder
cystocele fallen bladder
dialysis procedure to remove waste products from the blood
diuresis increased output of urine
epispadias congential abnormality of the urethan opening
hemodialysis process by which waste products are filtered directly from the patients blood
hydronephorsis swelling of one or both kidneys
hydroureter distention of the ureter with urine that can not flow because the ureter is blocked
hypospadias opening is under the surface
interstital cysitis chronic inflammation of the bladder walls
lithotomy surgical incision for the removal of stone in the bladder
nephrectasis distention of the pelvis of the kidney
nephropathy meaning any disease of the kidney
nephrostomy opening from the pelvis of the kidney to the exterior of the body
neurogenic bladder urinary problem caused by interference with the normal pathways
nocturia excessive urination during the night
nocturnal enuresis bed wetting
oliguria means scanty urination
peritoneal dialysis lining acts as a filter
polyuria excessive urination
prostatism resulting from compressed obstruction of the urthera
pyelotomy correct obstruction of the junction
uremia uremic poisoning
uretheritis inflammation of the urethera
urethorrhagia blood from the ureter
urethrostomy surgical creation of a permanent opening
wilms tumor malignant tumor of the kidney
Created by: SavannahNethken