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Genitourinary System Review Short Answer

Describe clean midstream urine. AKA clean catch urine/ in sterile container/ used for C&S/ special instructions necessary
Describe early morning specimen. more uniform volume and concentration/ lower pH preserves formed elements/ diagnose and monitor pregnancies
Describe the uterus. merge from the renal pelvis/ slender, long tubes/ carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder
Describe timed urine collection. 24-hour urine collections/ quantitative test/ provides info about cumulative elements
What are the functions of the nephron? filtration, reabsorption, secretion
What are the macroscopic structures of the urinary system? kidneys, ureters, bladder, urethra
What are the two types of ATN? ischemic, nephrotoxic
What carries blood to the glomerulus? what carries blood from the glomerulus? afferent arteriole, efferent arteriole
What does the renal tubule consist of? proximal convoluted tubule/ loop of henle (decensing/ascending)/ distal tubule/ collecting tubule
What forms the ejaculatory duct? seminal vesicle and vas deferens
What is BPH? enlargement of the prostate gland
What is ESWL? calculi are pulverized using shock waves at the stones from a machine outside the body
What is the function of the prostate gland? secrete an alkaline substance that protects sperm of the acidity of the urethra and vagina
Where are the kidneys located? abdominopelvic cavity/ retroperitoneal
Where is sperm produced? seminiferous tubules
Created by: lexieeesmith