CH 15: Urinary

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CH 15: Urinary
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2012-07-25 17:49:37
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Urinary System
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  1. albumin/o
    protein
  2. bacteri/o
    bacteria
  3. cyst/o
    vesic/o
    bladder or sac
  4. dips/o
    thirst
  5. glomerul/o
    glomerulus
  6. gluc/o
    glyc/o
    glucos/o
    sugar
  7. ket/o
    keton/o
    ketone bodies
  8. lith/o
    stone
  9. meat/o
    meatus (opening)
  10. nephr/o
    ren/o
    kidney
  11. pub/o
    pubic bone
  12. pyel/o
    renal pelvis
  13. py/o
    pus
  14. ureter/o
    ureter
  15. urethr/o
    urethra
  16. ur/o
    urin/o
    urine
  17. kidneys
    filter blood and secrete impurities-urine
  18. calyces (calices)
    ducts carrying urine from nephron to the renal pelvis
  19. nephron
    • functional unit of the kidney
    • forms urine
  20. glomerulus
    cluster of capillaries at beginning of nephron
  21. Bowman's capsule
    encloses glomerulus
  22. rental tubule
    stem portion of the nephron
  23. ureter
    tube that carries urine from kidney to bladder
  24. renal pelvis
    basin-"top" of ureter within the kidney
  25. ureteropelvic junction
    point of connection between the renal pelvis and ureter
  26. urinary bladder
    sac holding urine
  27. urethra
    single canal, carries urine to ouside of body
  28. urethral meatus
    opening in the urethra to the outside of the body
  29. urea
    waste product formed in liver, filtered by kidneys, out through urine
  30. creatinine
    • waste product of muscle metabolism
    • filtered out of blood by kidneys

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