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Anatomy Session 3

Urinary System Medical Terminology

TermDefinition
Albumin Presence of serum protein
Bacteriuria Bacteria in the urine
Cystectomy Excision of the bladder or part of the bladder
Cystitis Inflammation of the bladder
Cystocele Hernia of the bladder protruding into the vagina
Cystolithectomy Excision of a stone from the bladder
Cystopexy Surgical fixation of the bladder to the abdominal wall
Cystoplasty Repair of the bladder surgically
Cystorrhagia Blood busting forth from the bladder
Dialysis Separating waste material from the blood to maintain fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance in impaired kidney function or in the absence of a kidney
Dysuria Difficult or painful urination
Hematuria Blood in the urine
Hydronephrosis Condition in which urine collects in the renal pelvis due to obstructed outflow
Incontinence Inability to hold urine
Nephrectomy Excision of a kidney
Nephrologist A physician who treats diseased of the kidney
Nephropathy Disease of the kidney
Polyuria Excessive urination
Pyelocystitis Inflammation of the bladder and the renal pelvis
Pyelonephritis Inflammation of the kidney and the renal pelvis
Pyuria Pus in the urine
Uremia Excess urea and other nitrogenous waste in the blood
Ureteroplasty Surgical repair of the ureter
Urethralgia Pain in the urethra
Urinalysis Examination of the urine to detect abnormalities by various diagnostic methods
Urologist A physician who treats diseased of the urinary system
Created by: BBracha