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Med Term 2
2010-10-22 01:35:35
Urinary Reproductive Endocrine Sytems

Urinary, Reproductive, Endocrine Systems Flashcards
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  1. Anuria
    lack of urine production
  2. Cystocele
    herniation of bladder into vagina
  3. Cystoscopy
    examination of bladder with cystoscope
  4. Dialysis
    process of diffusing blood across a semipermeable membrane to remove toxins and maintain homeostasis during impaired kidney function
  5. Dysuria
    painful or difficult urination
  6. Enuresis
    involuntary urination
  7. Lithotripsy
    crushing of a stone in the bladder or urethra
  8. Micturition
  9. Nephrolithiasis
    kidney stone
  10. Nocturia
    nighttime urination
  11. Nocturnal Enuresis
  12. Oliguria
    low urine output
  13. Polyuria
    frequent urination
  14. Pyelonephritis
    kidney infection
  15. Pyuria
    pus in the urine
  16. Residual Urine
    urine in bladder following urination
  17. Urethra
    canal from the bladder to the outside
  18. Urethral Meatus
    external opening of the urethra
  19. Urgency
    feeling one most void
  20. Urinary Catheter
    tube passed through urethra into bladder to catch urine
  21. Urinary Incontinence
    involuntary urination
  22. Urinary Retention
    urine accumulation leading to bladder distention
  23. Adnexa
    ovaries and fallopian tubes
  24. Cervix
    neck of the uterus
  25. Cryptorchordism
    failure of testicles to descend into scrotum
  26. Dysmenorrhea
    painful menstruation
  27. Dysplasia (cervical)
    abnormal tissue changes of the cervix
  28. Dyspareunia
    painful intercourse
  29. Ectopic Pregnancy
    implantation of fertilized ovum outside of uterus
  30. Endometriosis
    uterine tissue located in various sites throughout pelvis and abdominal wall
  31. Epispadias
    Congenital opening of urethra on dorsum of penis
  32. Hydrocele (spermatic)
    fluid surrounding the testes
  33. Hypospadias
    congenital opening of urethra on undersurface of penis
  34. Introitus (vaginal)
    vaginal opening
  35. Leukorrhea
    white or yellow discharge from the vagina
  36. Lithotomy Position
    position in which client lies supine with thighs flexed upon abdomen and legs upon thighs
  37. Menopause
    cessation of menstrual activity
  38. Menorrhagia
    excessive menstrual bleeding
  39. Metrorrhagia
    bleeding from uterus, esp. other than during menstrual period
  40. Multigravid
    a woman who has been pregnant more than one time
  41. Multiparous
    having borne more than one child
  42. Nulliparous
    never having borne a child
  43. Oligomenorrhea
    scanty or infrequent menstrual flow
  44. Prostatitis
    inflammation of the prostate gland
  45. Salpingitis
    inflammation of the fallopian tube
  46. Varicocele
    enlargement of the veins of the spermatic cord
  47. Vasectomy
    removal or all or some of the vas deferns to produce sterility in the male
  48. Acromegaly
    disease characterized by bone enlargement due to excess production of growth hormone
  49. Addison's Disease
    disease resulting from deficiency of adrenocortical hormones
  50. Cretinism
    congenital condition due to lack of thyroid secretion
  51. Cushing's Disease
    disease resulting from hypersecretion of glucocorticoids
  52. Diabetes Insipidus
    disease caused by inadequate secretion of vasopressin
  53. Diabetes Mellitus
    chronic disorder of carbohydrates metabolism characterized by hyperglycemia
  54. Diabetic Ketoacidosis
    hyperglycemia with disruption of fluid, electrolyte, and pH balance leading to coma
  55. Gigantism
    condition resulting from excessive growth hormone production
  56. Goiter
    enlargement of the thyroid gland
  57. Hyperglycemia
    increase of blood sugar
  58. Hyperthyroidism
    condition caused by excessive secretion of the thyroid gland
  59. Hypoglycemia
    decrease of blood sugar
  60. Hypothyroidism
    condition due to a deficiency of thyroid hormone
  61. Myxedema
    condition resulting from decreased function of the thyroid gland
  62. Pheochromocytoma
    tumor of the sympathoadrenal system producing norepinephrine and epinephrine
  63. Polyphagia
    eating abnormally large amounts of food
  64. Thyroid Nodule
    discrete enlargements within the thyroid gland
  65. Thyrotoxicosis
    toxic condition due to overactivity of the thyroid gland