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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