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Urinary System

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Nephrons Filtering units
Ureter Tubes from kidneys to bladder
Urethra Tube from bladder to outside
Urea Waste materials from cell-blood
Bladder Sac that holds urine
Cortex Outer part of kidney
Urinalysis U/A - Most common test on urine
UTI Urinary Tract Infection - E.Coli
Cystitis Inflammation of the bladder
BUN Blood Urea Nitrogen
Edema Swelling in tissues (fluid)
Glumerulus Network of blood vessels
Dialysis Procedure to clean blood of urea; Electroyte Balance
Dysuria Painful urination
Hematuria Blood in urine
Oliguria Decrease in urine output
Urgency The need to urinate immediately
Urethritis Inflammation of the urethra
Proteinuria Protein in urine
Pyuria Pus in urine
Nocturia Increased need to urinate during the night
Frequency Urinating frequently
Nephritis Inflammation of the kidneys
Calculi Stones
U/A Urinalysis
Created by: Denielle