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insertion of a tube through the urethra and into the urinary bladder for the purpose of withdrawing urine or inserting dye
medications administered to increase urine secretion in order to rid the body of excess water and salt
a congenital abnormality in males in which the urethra is on the upper surface of the penis
dialysis of the blood to remove toxic substances or metabolic wastes from the bloodstream
metabolic equilibrium actively maintained by several complex biological mechanisms that operate via the autonomic nervous system to offset disrupting changes
an abnormal condition in males in which the urethra opens on the under surface of the penis
a syndrome characterized by edema and large amounts of protein in the urine and usually increased blood cholesterol
a congenital abnormality in males in which the urethral opening is on the side of the penis
accumulation in the blood of nitrogen-bearing waste products (urea) that are usually excreted in the urine
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