genitourinary hardcore

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ercienne
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genitourinary hardcore
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gylys chapter 11
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  1. pyel/o
    renal pelvis
  2. vesicul/o
    seminal vesicle
  3. vesic/o
    bladder
  4. azot/o
    nitrogenous compounds
  5. kal/i
    potassium
  6. keton/o
    ketone bodies (acids and acetone)
  7. -spadias
    slit, fissure
  8. if nitrogenous wastes aren't constantly eliminated, this will occur
    death
  9. glomerulus/Bowman is nonselective which means
    everything goes through, waste and nutrients
  10. the glomerulus + the Bowman capsule together are called
    renal corpuscle
  11. difference between filtrate and urine
    filtrate has stuff we want. urine has stuff we want to get rid of.
  12. prostate has this many lobes
    3
  13. prepuce
    foreskin
  14. pyelonephritis aka (2)
    complicated urinary tract infection; kidney infection
  15. glomerulonephritis often starts as an infection in the
    throat
  16. when the glomerular membrane is inflamed it becomes highly
    permeable
  17. when the glomerular membrane is highly permeable due to being inflamed, these may be formed
    casts
  18. kidney stones
    nephrolithiasis
  19. prostate cancer: test for PSA before symptoms because
    once there are symptoms the prostate cancer is too advanced
  20. PSA
    prostate-specific antigen

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