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Med Terms- 22

TermDefinition
homeostasis a stable internal environment
urinary bladder urine is stored
urethra where urine flows through when released from the body
genitourinary system male reproductive and urinary system
epididymis stores sperm made by testes
nephrology more specifically involved with treating kidney disease; study of the kidneys
balanorrhea discharge from the glans penis
cystography process of recording the bladder
epididymitis epididymis inflammation
lithotripsy surgical crushing of a stone
kidney each consists of thousands of nephrons
nephromegaly enlarged kidney
testes produce sperm and testosterone
orchiopexy sugical fixation of the testes
stoma new opening on surface of the body
prostatectomy surgical removal of prostate gland
oligospermia state of having scanty sperm
ureter tube leading away from renal pelvis of each kidney, carries urine from kidney to urinary bladder
urethroplasty surgical repair
nocturia night urine condition
albuminuria albumin (protein) urine condition
urinometer instrument to measure urine
benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) noncancerous enlargement of prostate gland
blood urea nitrogen (BUN) blood test to determine kidney function
calculus stone
chlamydia STD
circumcision surgical removal of foreskin (prepuce)
prepuce foreskin
digital rectal exam (DRE) direct examination for presence of enlarged prostate gland
erectile dysfunction (ED) impotence
extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL) treatment procedure for urinary system stones
frequency urge to urinate more often
hemodialysis (HD) treatment for renal failure using artificial kidney machine to filter waste from blood
hesitancy difficulty initiating flow of urine
hydrocele accumulation of fluid within scrotum
intravenous pyelogram (IVP) x-ray of kidney
phimosis narrowing of prepuce over glans penis
polycystic kidney disease (PKD) inherited kidney disease
prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test to screen for prostate cancer
renal failure inability of kidneys to filter waste
sterility inability to produce children
transurethral resection (TUR) surgical treatment for BPH
urgency impulse of needing to urinate immediately
urinary incontinence involuntary urination
varicocele development of varicose veins on the scrotum
Created by: briannasmith12