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  1. Intravenous Pyelogram
    IVP
  2. IVP
    Intravenous Pyelogram
  3. X-ray of abdomen to show kidneys, ureters, and bladder.
    KUB
  4. KUB
    X-ray of abdomen to show kidneys, ureters and bladder.
  5. Vital signs
    VS
  6. VS
    Vital signs
  7. Renin
    Enzyme secreted by the kidney that causes vasoconstriction.
  8. Enzyme secreted by the kidney that causes vasoconstriction.
    Renin
  9. Reabsorption
    The taking back into the blood of substances that had previously been filtered out from it.
  10. The taking back into the blood of substances that had previously been filtered our from it.
    Reabsorption
  11. Excess nitrogenous waste products in the blood.
    Azotemia
  12. Azotemia
    Excess nitrogenous waste products in the blood.
  13. Endoscope to view the inside of the kidney.
    Nephroscope
  14. Nephroscope
    Endoscope to view the inside of the kidney.
  15. Endoscope to view the inside of the ureter.
    Ureteroscope
  16. Ureteroscope
    Endoscope to view the inside of the ureter.
  17. Outside, out of
    Extra-
  18. Extra-
    Outside, out of
  19. Condition
    -osis
  20. -osis
    Condition
  21. To crush
    -tripsy
  22. -tripsy
    To crush
  23. Inflammation of the kidney.
    Nephritis
  24. Nephritis
    Inflammation of the kidney.
  25. Glomerular disease with marked loss of protein.
    Nephrotic Syndrome
  26. Nephrotic Syndrome
    Glomerular disease with marked loss of protein.
  27. Inflammation
    -itis
  28. -itis
    Inflammation
  29. Nephron
    Filtration unit of the kidney.
  30. Filtration unit of the kidney.
    Nephron
  31. Glomerulus
    Plexus of capillaries; part of a nephron.
  32. Plexus of capillaries; part of a nephron
    & plural
    Glomerulus
  33. Plural of Glomerulus
    Glomeruli
  34. Filtration
    Process of passing liquid through a filter.
  35. Process of passing liquid through a filter.
    Filtration
  36. Calyx
    Funnel-shaped structure.
  37. Funnel-shaped structure.
    Calyx
  38. Between
    Inter-
  39. Inter-
    Between
  40. Scanty production of urine.
    Oliguria
  41. Oliguria
    Scanty production of urine.
  42. IV
    Intravenous
  43. Intravenous
    IV
  44. Blood in the urine.
    Hematuria
  45. Hematuria
    Blood in the urine.
  46. Diuretic
    Agent that increases urine output.
  47. Agent that increases urine output.
    Diuretic
  48. Nephrolithotomy
    Incision for removal of a renal stone.
  49. Incision for removal of a renal stone.
    Nephrolithotomy
  50. Lithotripsy
    Crushing stones by sound waves.
  51. Crushing stones by sound waves.
    Lithotripsy
  52. Nephrolithiasis
    Presence of a kidney stone.
  53. Presence of a kidney stone.
    Nephrolithiasis
  54. Hydronephrosis
    Dilation of pelvis and calyces of a kidney.
  55. Dilation of pelvis and calyces of a kidney.
    Hydronephrosis
  56. Trans-
    Across
  57. Across
    Trans-
  58. Poly-
    Many
  59. Many
    Poly-
  60. Anuria
    Absence of urine production.
  61. Absence of urine production.
    Anuria
  62. ARF
    Acute renal failure
  63. Acute renal failure
    ARF
  64. Small stone.
    Calculus
  65. Calculus
    Small stone.
  66. Urologist
    Medical specialist in disorders of the urinary system.
  67. Medical specialist in disorders of the urinary system.
    Urologist
  68. Fluid and dissolved substances excreted by kidneys
    Urine
  69. Urine
    Fluid and dissolved substances excreted by the kidneys.
  70. Urea
    End product of nitrogen metabolism.
  71. End product of nitrogen metabolism.
    Urea
  72. Dialysis
    An artifical method of filtration to remove excess waste material and water from the body.
  73. An artifical method of filtration to remove excess waste materials and water from the bedy.
    Dialysis
  74. Excretion
    Removal of waste products
  75. Removal of waste products.
    Excretion
  76. Nephrectomy
    Surgical excision of a kidney.
  77. Surgical excision of a kidney.
    Nephrectomy
  78. Medical specialty of diseases of the kidney.
    Nephrology
  79. Nephrology
    Medical specialty of diseases of the kidney.
  80. Pertaining to the kidney.
    Renal
  81. Renal
    Pertaining to the kidney.
  82. -scopy
    To view, examine
  83. To view, examine
    -scopy
  84. Composed of many cysts.
    Polycystic
  85. Polycystic
    Composed of many cysts.
  86. Surgical incision
    -tomy
  87. -tomy
    Surgical incision
  88. Condition
    -iasis
  89. -iasis
    Condition
  90. Scanty
    Olig-
  91. Olig-
    Scanty
  92. Lack of, without
    An-
  93. An-
    Lack of, without

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