MT CHAPTER 6 URINARY SYSTEM

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calic/o

cali/o

 

calyx

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chlor/o
 
chloride
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cortic/o
 
cortex
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glomerul/o
 
glomerulus
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hil/o
 
hilum
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nephr/o

ren/o

 
kidney
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meat/o
 
meatus
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medull/o
 
medulla
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peritone/o
 
peritoneeum
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potassi/o

kal/o

 
potassium
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pyel/o
 
renal pelvis
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natr/o
 
sodium
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trigon/o
 
trigone
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ureter/o
 
ureter
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urethr/o
 
urethra
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cyst/o

vesic/o

 
urinary bladder
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albumin/o
 
protein
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azot/o
 
nitrogen
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-dipsia
 
thirst
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nephr/o
 
kidney
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cyst/o
 
renal bladder
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vesic/o
 
urinary bladder
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tom/o
 
section
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-plant
 
sprout or shoot
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-lysis
 
separation, breakdown
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-uria
 
condition of urine
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home/o
 
same
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olig/o
 
scanty, few
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Albuminuria
 
albumin, a protein in the urine. Also called proteinuria (pro teen NOOR ee ah).
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Enuresis
 
commonly known as "bed-wetting", enuresis can be nocturnal or diurnal (during the day)
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urolithiasis
 
usually forms in patients with excess of the mineral calcium. Also called (urinary calculi)...
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ARF
 
acute renal failure
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CRF
 
chronic renal failure
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Nephroblastoma
 
Also called Wilms tumor. These tumors develope from kidney cells that did not develope fully...
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TTC
 

Transitional Cell Carcinoma  of the bladder

malignant tumors that comprise...

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BUN
 

Blood Urea Nitrogen

blood test that measures the amount of nitrogenous waste in...

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CT
 

Computed Tomography scan

computerized image shows a 'slice' of the body

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IVU
 

Intravenous urography

uses a contrast medium to see kidneys, ureters, and bladder....

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KUB
 

Kidney, Ureter, and Bladder

radiographic imaging without contrast of the kidneys,...

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VCUG
 

Voiding Cystourethrography

radiographic imaging of the urinary bladder and urethra...

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CAPD
 

Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis

type of renal dialysis in which an indwelling...

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HD
 

Hemodialysis

type of renal dialysis that cleanses the blood by shuting it from the...

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ileal conduit
 
channel, pipe, or tube that guides urine from the ureters to the ileum in the digestive system...

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