chabner chapter 7

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Trigone

Portion of the urinary bladder.

Glomerular

Pertaining to small balls of capillaries in the kidney.

Meatal stenosis

Narrowing of the urethral opening to the outside of the body.

Electrolyte

Sodium

Nitrogenous waste

Creatinine.

Pyel/o

refers to the renal pelvis.

anuria

a term that means no urine production.

perivesical

surrounding the urinary bladder.

uremia

azotemia

KUB

X-ray of the urinary tract.

oliguria

scanty urination.

diabetes insipidus is characterized by

polydipsia, polyuria, pituitary gland malfunction, and insufficient ADH.

ureterocele

hernia of the tube connecting the kidney and urinary bladder.

hemodialysis

artificial kidney machine

nephrolithotomy

incision to remove a renal calculus.

albuminuria

protein in the urine.

pruria

renal abscess may lead to.

alkaline

basic

nephrotic sydrome

a group of symptoms marked by edema, proteinuria, and hypoalbuminemia.

acidosis

high levels of ketones in the blood can lead to.

wilms tumor

childhood renal carcinoma

urinary retention

urine is held in the bladder.

BUN

test that measures the amount of urea in the blood.

nephrosclerosis

hardening of blood vessels in the kidney

ESWL

shock waves crush urinary tract stones.

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