Urinary System Terms - Ch. 15

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albumin/o

protein

calic/o, calc/i

calcium

cyst/o, vesic/o

bladder

dips/o

thirst

ket/o, keton/o

ketones

glomerul/o

glomerulus

nephr/o, ren/o

kidney

pyel/o

renal pelvis

ur/o, urin/o

urine

-uria

urine condition

cystitis

inflammation of the bladder

glomerulonephritis

inflammed glomerulus of the kidney

pyelonephritis

inflammed renal pelvis of the kidney

hydronephrosis

stretching of the renal pelvis as a result of obstruction to urinary outflow

polycystic kidney disease

hereditary disorder in which cysts form in the kidneys and other organs, eventually destroying kidney tissue and function

nephrolithiasis

kidney stone

vesicoureteral reflux

backward flow of urine up the ureter during urination

Wilm's tumor

childhood kidney tumor

uremia

urine in the blood

dysuria

painful urination

anuria

no urination

enuresis

bed-wetting

pyuria

pus in the urine

polyuria

excessive amount of urine

polydipsia

lots of thirst

nocturia

urinating frequently at night

hematuria

blood in the urine

albuminuria

protein in the urine

glucosuria

sugar in the urine

hemodialysis

the use of an artificial kidney to clear urea, metabolic waste products, toxins, and excess fluid from the blood

catheterization

use or passage of a catheter

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