Urinary System

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Urinary System
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  1. cystoscope
    insrtument used for visual examination of the bladder
  2. cystoscopy
    visual examination of the bladder
  3. meatoscope
    instrument used for visual examination of the meatus
  4. meatoscopy
    visual examination of the meatus
  5. nephroscopy
    visual examination of the kidney
  6. ureteroscopy
    visual examination of the ureter
  7. urethroscope
    instrument used for visual examination of the urethra
  8. urinometer
    instrument used to measure (the specific gravity of) urine
  9. KUB (kidney, ureter, and bladder)
    a simple radiographic image of the abdomen. Often used to view the kidneys ureters, and bladder to determine size, shape, and location. Also used to identify calculi in the kidney, ureters, or bladder, or to diagnosse intertinal obstruction.
  10. blood urea nitrogen (BUN)
    a blood test that measures the amount of urea in the blood: used to determine kidney function. An increased BUN indicates renal dysfunction.
  11. creatinine
    a blood test that measures the amount of creatinine in the blood. An elevated amount indicates impaired kidney function.
  12. specific gravity (SG)
    a test performed on a urine specimen to measure the corcentrating or diluting ability of the kidneys
  13. urnialysis (UA)
    multiple routine tests performed on a urine specimen

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