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Medical Terminology Ch 10

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anuria
failure of kidneys to produce urine
cystectomy
surgical removal of the gall bladder
cystic
pertaining to the gall bladder
cystocele
hernia of urinary bladder that protrudes to the vagina
diuresis
excessive production of urine
dysuria
painful or difficult urination
extracorporeal
a technique of lithotripsy using shock waves generated externally
glomerulonephritis
inflammation of the renal glomeruli
hemodialysis
removing waste products from the blood
intravenous urography
radiological procedure used to visualize urinary system
laparoscopic nephrectomy
removal of kidney through several small incisions in the abdominal wall
lithotripsy
treatment using ultrasound shock waves to destroy kidney stones or other calculi
lithotrite
instrument for crushing a urinary calculus
nephrolith
kidney stone
nephrolithiasis
presence of kidney stones in the kidney
nephrolithotomy
surgical removal of kidney stones
nephropexy
surgical fixing of a mobile kidney
nephroptosis
prolapse of the kidney
nephrosis
kidney disease characterized by edema and loss of protein from the plasma
nephrostomy
artificial opening created between kidney and skin that allows for drainage of urine
nephrotomy
incision into the kidney
nephrotoxic
toxic to the kidney
percutaneous nephrostomy
tube is inserted on a temporary basis into renal pelvis when a complete obstruction of ureter is present
percutaneous bladder biopsy
removal of tissue from bladder using a needle inserted through the skin overlaying the bladder
percutaneous renal biopsy
removal of tissue from the kidney using needle puncture of the skin & tissue overlying the kidney;
peritoneal dialysis
procedure for treatment of kidney failure; soft tube is used to fill abdominal cavity with dialysate
polycystic kidney disease
kidney disease characterized by enlarged kidney containing many cysts
polyp
small growth protruding from a mucous membrane
pyelitis
inflammation of the renal pelvis
pyelolithotomy
surgical removal of a stone in the renal pelvis through incision
renal angiography
visualization of renal blood vessels through injection of dye
renal arteriography
visualization of renal blood vessels through injection of dye2
retrograde urography
x-ray examination of urinary system after injection of contrast directly into bladder or renal pelvis or ureter
stenosis
abnormal narrowing of passage of the body
suprapubic catheter
catheter surgically inserted into bladder by surgical incision above the pubis
transurethral resection
surgical procedure used to remove tissue form the prostrate through the urethra
uremia
elevated urea in the blood
ureteral catheterization
urinary cath
ureteroplasty
surgical repair of walls of ureters
urethroscopy
procedure for examining interior of urethra
urinary incontinence
inability to control flow of urine and involuntary urination
urinary retention
holding urine in the urinary bladder
voiding cystourethrogram
watching a persons urethra and urinary bladder while person urinates