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3530 term wk 3

trigonitis inflammation of the trigone (urinary bladder)
cystolith presence of a stone located in the urinary bladder
ureterectasis the distention of a ureter
pyelonephritis inflammatin of both the renal pelvis and of the kidney
polyuria excessive urination
oliguria scanty urination
hypospadias a congenital abnormality of the urethral opening
cystorrhexis rupture of the bladder
dysuria difficult or painful urination
nephrostenosis abnormal narrowing of the kidney
lithotripsy to crush a stone / distruction of a stone through ultrasound waves
cystopexy surgical fixation of the bladder to the abdominal wall
pyelotomy a surgical incision of the renal pelvis
urethrorrhagia bleeding from the urethra/ discharge of blood from the urethra
urethrotomy the surgical incision into the urethra for relief of stricture
nocturia excessive urination during the night
nephromalacia abnormal softening of the kidney
urethrocele hernia in the urethral wall
urethrolysis freeing of urethra from adhesions
cystoptosis prolapse of the urinary bladder/ prolapse of the mucus membrain of the bladder
ureterolith a stone located anywhere along the ureter/ presence of stones in the ureter
nephrolith kidney stone/ renal calculus
polycystic many fluid filled cysts in the kidneys/ pertaining to many cysts
nephrologists a physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders of the kidneys
ureteroplasty the surgical repair of the ureter
Created by: SSchabow