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ch 9 med term

urinary system

QuestionAnswer
renocortical the cortex of the kidney
pyelonephritis inflammation of the pelvis of the kidney
surparenal above the kidney
pyelescopy examination of the kidney pelvis
reniform resembling a kidney
nephrectomy excision of the kidney
glomerular the glomerulus
nephroptosis downward displacement of the kidney
nephritis inflammation of the kidney
pyelography x-ray of the kidney and renal collecting system
renal the kidney
pyelitis inflammation of the kidney and its pelvis
pyelolithotomy operation of removing a renal calculus from the pelvis of the kidney
glomerulitis inflammation of the glomerulus
nephropathy any kidney disease
nephrolithiasis kidney stones
nephrology study of the kidney
cystorrhagia hemorrhage from the bladder
cystoptosis prolapse of the bladder into the urethra
cystostomy surgical creation of an opening into the bladder
cystoscope an instrument to examine the bladder
cystoscopy visual examination of the bladder
cystic a cyst or bladder
cystospasm spasm of the urinary bladder
cystitis inflammation of the urinary bladder
urethral the urethra
ureteral the ureter
ureteropathy disease of the ureter
urethrophraxis an obstruction of the urethra
urethrectomy excision of the urethra
ureterolith a stone or calculus in the ureter
ureterolithiasis formation of stones in the ureter
urethroplasty plastic surgery of the urethra
ureteralgia pain in the ureter
ureterectomy excision of the ureter
urethrospasm spasm of the urethra
urethrorrhaphy suturing of the urethra
ureterectasis distension of the ureter
urethritis inflammation of the urethra
urethrorrhagia excessive bleeding from the urethra
ureteroplasty plastic surgery of the ureter
dysuria painful or difficult urination
pyuria pus in the urine
anuria absence of secretion of urine
nocturia excessive urination at night
glycosuria glucose in urine
azoturia excessive nitrogen in urine
oliguria scanty production of urine
bacteriuria bacteria in the urine
melanuria dark or black urine
hematuria blood in urine
polyuria excessive production of urine
albuminuria serum albumin in urine
anti-infectives agents that can kill infectious agents or prevent them from spreading
diuretics agents that promote and increase the excretion of urine
nonopioid analgesics agents that providw an analgesic, anesthetic effect on the urinary tract and eliminate urinary spasms
uricosurics agents that promote the excretion of the uric acid in the urine
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