Urinary System

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Crystelle
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Urinary System
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2010-04-09 16:11:21
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roots of kidney and urinary tract, abbreviations
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  1. Ren/o

    Prerenal
    Kidney

    Before or in front of the kidney
  2. Nephr/o

    Nephrosis
    Kidney

    Any noninflammatory disease condition of the kidney
  3. Glomerul/o

    Juxtaglomerular
    Glomerulus

    Near the glomerulus
  4. Pyel/o

    Pyelectasis
    Renal pelvis

    Dilatation of the renal pelvis
  5. Cali/o, calicectomy

    Calicectomy
    calyx

    Excision of a renal calyx
  6. Ur/o

    Urosepsis
    Urine, urinary tract

    Generalized infection that originates in the urinary tract
  7. Urin/o

    Nocturia
    Urine

    Urination during the night
  8. Ureter/o

    Ureterostenosis
    Ureter

    Narrowing of the ureter
  9. Cyst/o

    Cystocele
    Urinary bladder

    Hernia of the bladder
  10. Vesic/o

    Supravesical
    Urinary bladder

    Superior to the urinary bladder
  11. ADH
    Antidiurectic Hormone
  12. ATN
    Acute tubular necrosis
  13. CAPD
    continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
  14. CMG
    cystometrography; cystometrogram
  15. EPO
    Erythropoietin
  16. ESWL
    Extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy
  17. GU
    Genitourinary
  18. IVU
    Intravenous urography
  19. KUB
    Kidney-ureter-bladder (radiography)
  20. PEP
    Protein electrophoresis
  21. Tm
    Maximal transport capacity
  22. UTI
    Urinary Tract Infection
  23. ARF
    Acute renal failure
  24. BUN
    blood urea nitrogen
  25. CCPD
    continuous cyclic peritoneal dialysis
  26. CRF
    chronic renal failure
  27. ESRD
    end-stage renal disease
  28. GFR
    Glomerular filtration rate
  29. IVP
    intravenous pyelography
  30. K
    Potassium
  31. Na
    Sodium
  32. SG
    Specific Gravity
  33. UA
    Urinalysis

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