CAT Ch9

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Anonymous
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17809
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CAT Ch9
Updated:
2010-05-04 19:32:09
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PIMA Core
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Urinary System
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  1. The functional or working part of the kidney is the...
    Nephron
  2. Less than a 1/4 wide and 10 to 12 inches long...
    Uterers
  3. Combining form: nephr/o...
    Kidney
  4. Combing form: ren/o...
    Pertaining to the kidney
  5. Combining form: ureter/o
    Pertaining to the ureter
  6. Combing form: urethr/o...
    Pertaining to the urethra
  7. Medical term: Urethrostenosis...
    Narrowing of the urethra
  8. Medical term: Glycosuria...
    Condition of sugar in the urine
  9. Vocabulary term: Micturition...
    Another term for urination. Also called Voiding, and Urination. (The process of releasing urine from the body) Aka make pee pee, piss or draining the lizard.
  10. Pathology term: Nephrolithaisis...
    Presence of calculi in the kidney, usually begins with the solidification of salts present in the urine.
  11. Diagnostic Procedures term: Urinalysis...
    Lab test consisting of physical, chemical and microscopic examination of the urine.
  12. Theraputic Procedures treatment: Catheterization...
    Insertion of a tube through the urethra and into the urinary bladder.
  13. Theraputic Procedures treatment: Hemodialysis...
    Use of an artificial kidney machine to filter the blood

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