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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
py/o
pus
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