Mod E Vocab Chapter 2

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  1. The structural and functional unit of the kidney
    Nephron
  2. The inner portion of the kidney
    Medulla
  3. A nerve cell
    Neuron
  4. The main filter of the nephron and is located within the Bowman's capsule
    The glomerulus
  5. A smooth triangular region of the internal urinary bladder
    trigone
  6. What is the daily urninary output
    1000 to 1500 mL
  7. What is included in a routine urinalysis?
    Physical, chemical and microscopic examination.
  8. Urine is secreted and travels through what organs?
    The kidney produces urine, it travels through the ureter to the urinary bladder then out the urethra
  9. An abnormal condition in which the body tissues contain an accumulation of fluid
    edema
  10. Reduces the amount of fluid retained in the body and prevents edema
    diuretic
  11. pertaining to a medication that decreases urine secretion
    antidiuretic
  12. Inflammation of the bladder
    Cyctitis
  13. Difficult or painful urination
    Dysuria
  14. Excessive urination during the night
    Nocturia
  15. Kidney stone, calculus
    Nephrolith
  16. Kidney tumor
    Niphroma
  17. Excessive urination
    Polyuria
  18. Inflammation of the kidney and renal pelvis
    pyelonephritis
  19. Inflammation of the bladder and renal pelvis
    Pyelocystitis
  20. Pus in the urine
    pyuria
  21. A condition of excess urea and other nitrogenous waste in the blood
    Uremia
  22. An opening or passage; the ecternal opening of the urethra
    Meatus
  23. Pertaining to a connection between the ureter and bladder
    Uretrovesical
  24. An instument used to measure the specific gravity of urine.
    Urinometer
  25. An instrument used to cut a urethral stricture
    Urethrotome
  26. An obstruction of the urethra
    Urethrophraxis
  27. the pigment that gives urine the normal yellow color
    Urochrome
  28. a disease in which the body doesn't produce or properly use insulin, and gives off a fruity sweet odor in the urine.
    Diabetes mellitus
  29. The accumulation of fluid in the abdominal (peritoneal) cavity.
    Ascites
  30. Under chemical examination, what is present to indicate a sign of renal desease, acute gomerulonephritis & phylonephritis
    Protein
  31. Obli-
    Few or scanty
  32. new opening
    stomy
  33. dynia
    pain
  34. plegia
    paralysis
  35. cele
    hernia
  36. vesical
    pertaining to bladder
  37. plasty
    surgical repair
  38. stenosis
    condition of narrowing

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