Chapter 12- Genitourinary

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Chapter 12- Genitourinary
2013-08-22 22:13:39
Vet Tech Institute

Vet Tech Institute Terminology Chapter 12
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  1. Bladder
    elastic musculomembranous sac for storing urine
  2. Bowman's Capsule
    glomerular capsule of kidney containing cluster of capillary channels
  3. Glomerulus
    coils of capillaries inside Bowman's Capsule
  4. Kidneys
    filter blood, produce urine
  5. Nephron
    functional and structural unit of the kidney, includes renal corpuscle and renal tubule
  6. Renal Corpuscle
    glomerulus and Bowman's Capsule
  7. Renal Cortex
    outer part of kidney
  8. Renal Medulla
    inner part of kidney composed of conical structure called renal pyramids
  9. Renal Pelvis
    reservoir that collects urine
  10. Uresis
    normal passage of urine
  11. Ureter
    tube carries urine from kidney to bladder
  12. Urethra
    tube that carries urine from bladder to outside
  13. Cystitis
    bladder inflammation
  14. Glomerulonephritis
    kidney disease with inflammation of glomeruli
  15. nephritis
    inflammation of kidneys
  16. perinephritis
    inflammation of tissue around kidneys
  17. pyelitis
    inflammation of kidney pelvis
  18. urethritis
    inflammation of ureter
  19. urethrocytosis
    Inflammation of urethra and bladder