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MS 2 EX 3 Terminology

Bun, Creatinine, Renal Arteroigram, Stricture.
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Blood Urea Nitrogen
Protein breakdown product.
Creatinine
Substance that results from breakdown of phosphocreatine.
Cystoscopy
Visual examination of the bladder.
Renal Arteriogram
Study of the renal artery using dye.
Urine Protein Test
Exam to identify renal disease.
Anasarca
Generalized edema.
Chronic Renal Failure
Progressive and irreversible damage to the nephrons.
End-Stage Renal Disease
Less than 10% of nephron function remains.
Nephrectomy
Surgical removal of a kidney.
Pyuria
Pus in the urine.
Urolithiasis
Stones in the urinary tract.
Cystitis
Inflammation of the urinary bladder.
Fulguration
Removal of tumors through coagulation.
Interstitial Cystitis
Chronic inflammation of the bladder mucosa.
Stricture
Narrowing.
Urinary Diversion
Redirection of urine to another collecting system.