Enclosing structure surrounding each glomerulus
Cup-like collecting region of the renal pelvis.
Waste product of muscle metabolism; nitrogenous waste excreted in urine.
A chemical element that carries an electrical charge when disolved in water.
A hormone Secreted by the kidney to stimulate the production of red blood cells by bone marrow.
inability to urinate
production of an abnormally small amount of urine
condition of excessive urination
increased urination during night
bacteria in urine
Pus in the urine
PROTEIN IN URINE
protein in the urine
ketones in the urine
Tiny ball of capillaries in cortex of kidney.
One of two bean-shaped organs behind the abdominal cavity on either side of the backbone in the lumbar region.
Opening or canal.
Inner region; the renal medulla is the inner region of the kidney(medullary means pertaining to the medulla).
Urination; the act of voiding
Combination of glomerulus and renal tuble where filration reabsorption and secretion take pace in the kidney.
Substance containing nitrogen and excreted in urine.
Potassium ( K+)
An electrolyte important to body processes.
In this process, the renal tules return materials necessary the body back into the bloodstream.
Blood vessel that carries blood to the kidney.
Central collecting region in the kidney.
Microscopic tube in the kidney in which urine is formed after filration.
An enzymatic hormone synthesized, stored, and secreted by the kidney; it raises blood pressure by influencing vasoconstriction.
An electrolyte regulated in the blood and urine by the kidneys.
Triangular area in the urinary bladder in which the ureters enter and the urethra exits.
Major nitrogenous waste product excreted in urine.
Tube leading from each kidney to the urinary bladder.
A nitrogenous waste excreted in the urine.
Hollow muscular sac that holds and stores urine.
Process of expelling urine; also called micturition.
Pertaining to beside or near a kidney.
a disease affecting the kidneys
Downward displacement or dropping of a kidney when its anatomic supports are weakened.
Arterioles in the kidney harden.
Incision into the kidney to remove a stone
accumulation of urine in the kidney because of an obstruction in the ureter.
creation of an artificial opening into the kidney
positive test for protein