Med Term 7

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nephrolithiasis

Abbreviation ESWL is associated with

a gland

A dx is adenodynia means there is pain in

enuresis

An inability to control urination is called

ureterodynia

A patient with a calculus in the ureter would most likely experience

upon the kidney

A suprarenal tumor is located

pus

Combining form py/o means

bladder

Combining form vesic/o means

excision of the bladder

Cystectomy is the surgical procedure for

edema

Excessive accumulation of fluid within the body tissues

incision to remove a renal calculus

Identify the meaning of nephrolithotomy

hematuria

Identify the term that means blood in the urine

azotemia

Identify the term that means increase in nitrogenous compounds in the blood

urethra

Identify the urinary structure that expels urine from the body

hydronephorsis

Obstruction causing the cessation of urine flow may result in the condition of

dysuria

Painful urination is known as

nitorgenous products

Some wastes filtered from the blood by kidneys are

urinary tract infection

The abbreviation UTI refers to

renal pelvis

The funnel-shaped reservoir that is the basin of the kidney is the

cystoscope

The instrument used to inspect the urinary bladder is a

oliguria

The medical word for scanty urinary output is

nephrons

The microscopic filtering units responsible for maintaining homeostasis are

renal cortex

The outer layer of the kidney is called

bladder

The ureters carry urine from from the kidney to the

kidneys, ureters, and bladder

The urinary tract is composed of the

proctalgia

Ureteroliths may result in all of the following EXCEPT

enuresis

Urinary incontinence, such as bedwetting, is called

diuretics

What are the agents that promote secretion of urine called

IVP

What is the abbreviation for intravenous pyelography

hypospadias

What is the congenital opening of the urethra upon the undersurface of the penis

renal scan

What is the imagining procedure that determines renal function by analyzing a radioactive IV injection

BUN

What is the laboratory test that measures the amount of the urea (nitrogenous waste product) in the blood

micturition

What is the medical term that means act of voiding urine

renal scan

What is the nuclear procedure that utilized a radioactive substance to produce images of the kidney's structure and function

urethra

What is the small tubular structure that drains urine from the bladder

nephropexy

What is the surgical procedure to correct a prolapsed kidney

incontinence

What is the term that means uncontrolled loss of urine from the bladder

lithotripsy

What surgical procedure involves crushing a stone of calculus

nephropexy

What surgical procedure is a fixation of a floating kidney

urine

When urotoxin is suspected, it means there is a poisonous substance in the

malignant tumor of the kidney, usually occurring in children

Wilms tumor

nephrons

Are microscopic filtering units in the kidney that are responsible for keeping body fluids in balance

cholelithiasis

Refers to formation of gallstones

diuretics

Are drugs that stimulate flow of urine

benign

means noncancerous

acute renal failure

Is a condition that results from lack of blood flow to the kidneys

nephroptosis

Is a downward displacement of a kidney

ureteropyeloplasty

Is a surgical repair of a ureter and renal pelvis

oliguria

Is a diminished amount of urine formation

anuria

Is absence of urine formation

cystocele

Is herniation of the urinary bladder

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