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Chapter 39- Vocab

Dr Madhu

albuminuria Protein in the urine
cystitis inflammation of the bladder
retroperitoneal behind the peritoneum (where the kidneys are)
Nephron Functional unit of the kidney
urethralgia pain in the urethra
nephroptosis prolapse of kidney
cystocele hernia of the bladder
pyelonephritis inflammation (infection) of the renal pelvis
nephrolithiasis conditon of kidney stones
anuria no urine being produced
oliguria Scanty or small amount of urination
hemoglobinuria blood in the urine
paraspadias congenital male abnormality with urethral opening is on one side of the penis
nephropathy disease of the kidneys
urinary meatus external opening of the urethra
KUB kidney, ureter, bladder (X-ray)
IVP Intravenous Pyelogram
BUN Blodd, urea, nitrogen
UTI Urinary tract infection
UA Urine analysis
C&S culture and sensitivity
QNS Quantity Not Sufficient
PH Degree of acidity or alkalinity
VCUG voiding cystourethrogram
PSA prostate specific antigen
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