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Urea Soluble nitrogenous waste
Urine fluid and dissolved substances excreted by the kidneys
Electrolytes Na+, K+, Cl-, HCO3-(bicarbonate)
Erythropoietin erythro- red
Trigone area on the floor of the urinary bladder between the opening of the urethra in front and the two ureters at the sides
Micturition voiding, urination
Meatus opening of the urethra
Arteriole arteri/o- artery
Renin raises blood pressure
Nitrogenous waste urea, creatinine, uric acid
Nephron functional unit of the kidney
Filtration the separation of molecules by passing liquid through a filter
Reabsorption the renal tubules return necessary substances back to the body that have gotten through the filter
Cystitis inflammation of the urinary bladder
Cystectomy cyst/o- bladder
Cystostomy cyst.o- bladder
Nephropathy pathy-disease of
Nephrosclerosis nephr/o- kindey
Hydronephrosis osis- condition of
Stricture abnormal narrowing of an opening or a passageway
Perivesical peri- surrounding
Albuminuria ia- condition
Bacteriuria ia- condition
Nephrolithiasis nephr/o- kidney
Renal calculi renal- pertaining to the kidney
Nocturia ia- condition
Oliguria olid/o- scanty
Pyuria py/o- pus
Lithotripsy trispy- to crush
ESWL extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
Uremia emia- blood condition
Enuresis bedwetting
Diuresis production of large amounts of urine
Antidiuretic Hormone (ADH) acts on renal tubules so that water is reabsorbed into the bloodstream
Urinary incontinence loss of control of voiding, uncontrollable emptying of the bladder
Urinary retention inability to pass urine
Dysuria dys- difficult
Anuria a- without
Hematuria hemat/o- blood
Glycosuria glyc/o- sugar
Glomerulonephritis glomerul/o- glomerulus
Polycystic poly- many
Hypernephroma hyper- excessive
BUN blood urine nitrogen
IVP Intravenous pyelogram
Angiography angi/o- vessel
Cystoscopy Cyst/o- bladder
Renal angioplasty angi/o- vessel
ARF acute renal failure
BILI bilirubin
PD peritoneal dialysis
CAPD chronic ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
ESRD end stage renal disease
UTI urinary tract infection
Cystocele cyst/o- bladder
Abscess a localized collection of pus in the tissues of the body
Acetone breakdown product of fat, a ketone, starvation, diabetes
Edema swelling due to fluid build up
Nephroptosis nephr/o- kidney
Paranephric para- near
Polydipsia poly- many
Colic intermittent spasms of pain
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