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Narrowing of a urinary vessel
Involuntary discharge of urine after teh age bladder control should be established.
Toxic waster buildup in the blood
Decreased production of urine
Nephroptosis = drooping/misplaced kidney, called a floating kidney
Hernia or protrusion of unrinary bladder into the vagina
Pain caused by a kidney stone
What is another name for epinephrine?
Hypokalemia = low blood potassium levels
Enlargement of the thyroid gland - can be caused by a lack of iodine
What does the parathyroid gland do?
Produces PTH: Parathyroid Hormone which stimulates bone breakdown when blood calcium is low
Low sodium in the blood
Non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
: Pancrease produces insulin but cells fail to respond to it
: Apocrine gland
Type I Diabetes Mellitus: usually occurs early in life when pancreas stops developing insulin
How does insulin work? What cells produce it?
Takes glucose from the blood into the tissue to decrease blood glucose levels. Beta cells create it.
TFT (_________function test)
Thyroid function test
Acidosis due to excessive acidic ketone bodies (waste products)
Heart Valve Prolapse
Flaps of the heart valve are too loose and fail to shut tightly
Closed (simple fracture)
Fracture in which there is no skin wound
What is the QRS complex?