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C-shaped strucutre of the nephron of a kidney which encloses the glomerulus and starts the convoluted tubule
Mucosal folds, which are prominent when the bladder is empty, and disappear as the bladder distends.
involuntary waves of muscle contraction that moves urine through the ureters from the kidney to the bladder
inflammation of the glomeruli of the kidney, secondary to strep infection of throat or skin
procedure where shock waves are used to crush kidney stones so that they can be eliminated through the urine
acute renal failure
sudden loss of kidney function caused by renal cell damage from ischemia or toxic subtances, reversible
toxic condition that occures when the kidneys fail and urinary waste products are present in the bloodstream
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