ch6 URINARY SYSTEM

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  1. azotemia
    • condition of urea in the blood
    • (also called uremia)
  2. cystitis
    inflammation of the bladder
  3. cystocele
    protrusion of the bladder
  4. cystolith
    stone in the bladder
  5. glomerulonephritis
    inflammation of the glomeruli of the kidney
  6. hydronephrosis
    abnormal condition of water in the kidney
  7. nephritis
    inlammation of a kidney
  8. nephroblastoma
    • kidney tumor containing developing cells
    • malignant tumor
    • (also called Wilm's tumor)
  9. nephrohypertrophy
    • excessive development
    • (increase in size) of the kidney
    • (note the prefix hyper- appears in the middle of the word)
  10. nephrolithiasis
    condition of stones in the kidney
  11. nephroma
    tumor of the kidney
  12. nephromegaly
    enlargement of a kidney
  13. nephroptosis
    drooping kidney
  14. pyelitis
    inflammation of the renal pelvis
  15. pyelonephritis
    inflammation of the renal pelvis and the kidney
  16. ureteritis
    inflammation of a ureter
  17. uretercele
    • protrusion of a ureter
    • (distally into the bladder)
  18. ureterolithiasis
    condition of stones in the ureters
  19. ureterostenosis
    narrowing of the ureter
  20. urethrocystitis
    inflammation of the urethea and the bladder
  21. cystectomy
    excision of the bladder
  22. cystolithotomy
    incision of the bladder to remove a stone
  23. cystorrhaphy
    suturing the bladder
  24. cystostomy
    creating an artificial opening into the bladder
  25. cystotomy,
    vesicotomy
    incision of the bladder
  26. lithotripsy
    surgical crushing of a stone
  27. meatotomy
    • incision of the meatus
    • (to enlarge it)
  28. nephrectomy
    excision of a kidney
  29. nephrolithotomy
    incision of the kidney to remove a stone
  30. nephrolithotripsy
    surgical crushing of a stone in the kidney
  31. nephrolysis
    seperating the kidney (from other body structures)
  32. nephropexy
    surgical fixation of the kidney
  33. nephrostomy
    creation of an artificial opening into the kidney
  34. pyelolithotomy
    incision of the renal pelvis to remove a stone
  35. pyeloplasty
    surgical repair of the renal pelvis
  36. ureterostomy
    excision of the ureter
  37. ureterostomy
    creation of an artificial opening into the ureter
  38. urethroplasty
    surgical repair of the urethra
  39. vesicourethral suspension
    suspension pertaining to the bladder and urethra
  40. cystogram
    radiographic image of the bladder
  41. cystography
    radiographic imaging of the bladder
  42. intravenous urogram
    (IVU)
    radiographic image of the urinary tract (with contast medium injected intravenously)
  43. nephrogram
    radiographic image of the kidney
  44. nephrography
    • radiographic image of the kidney
    • (also called renogram)
  45. nephrosonography
    • process of recording the kidney using sound
    • (an ultrasound test)
  46. nephrotomogram
    sectional radiographic image of the kidney
  47. renogram
    • (graphic) record of the kidney
    • (a nuclear medicine test produced by radioactivity after injecting a radio pharmaceutical or radio active material into the blood)
    • renal scan or nephrogram
  48. retrograde urogram
    • radiographic image of the urinary tract
    • (retrograde means to move in a direction opposite from norman; contrast medium is instilled through urthral catheters by a (cystoscope)
  49. voiding cystiurethrography
    (VCUG)
    • radiographic imaging of the bladder and the urethra
    • Radiopaque dye is instilled in the bladder
    • Radiographic images called voiding cysourethrograms are taken of the bladder during urination
  50. cystoscope
    instrument used for visual exam of the bladder
  51. cystoscopy
    visual exam of the bladder
  52. nephroscopy
    visual exam of the kidney
  53. ureteroscopy
    visual exam of the ureter
  54. urethroscope
    instrument used for visual exam of the urethra

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