Lab 6 Quiz Med Terms

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  1. The process which eliminates the wastes produced by the body
    excretion
  2. urinary system eliminates waste products that accumulate as a result of cellular metabolism through ___
    urination
  3. the act of VOIDING
    urination
  4. the final product of protein metabolism and is the chief nitrogenous waste that is present in urine
    urea
  5. the branch of medicine concerned with the male genital tract and the urinary tracts of both sexes
    • urology
    • ur/o - urine or urinary tract
    • -logy - science of
  6. a physician who specializes in the practice of urology
    urologist
  7. kidney stimulates erythrocyte production by secreting ___
    • erythropoietin
    • erythr/o - red
    • -poietin - substance that causes production
  8. functional unit of a kidney
    nephron
  9. a cluster of blood vessels surrounded by a structure called the bowman's capsule
    glomerulus
  10. part of the tubule that's closer to the glomerulus
    proximal tubule
  11. pertaining to the kidney
    renal
  12. urine leaves the kidneys by way of the __
    ureters
  13. pertaining to ureter
    ureteral
  14. when the voluntary control is removed, urine is expelled through the ___
    urethra
  15. pertaining to the urethra
    urethral
  16. pertaining to, secreting or containing urine
    • urinary
    • urin/o - urine
    • -ary - pertaining to
  17. has several meanings including pertaining to a cyst, pertaining to the gallbladder and pertaining to the urinary bladder
    cystic
  18. increases the reabsorption of water by the renal tubules, thus decreasing the amount of urine produced
    ADH antidiuretic hormone
  19. originally called a urine analysis, is usually part of a physical examination but is particularly useful for patients with suspected urologic disorders
    • urinalysis
    • often abbreviated UA or U/A

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