Med Term urinary

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Med Term urinary
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  1. substance that can conduct electricity within a fluid
    electrolyte
  2. inability to produce urine
    anuria
  3. pain or difficulty with urination
    dysuria
  4. urination that occurs often with little actual production of urine
    frequency (of urination)
  5. blood in urine
    hematuria
  6. inability to start the urine stream or the involuntary interruption of the stream
    hesitancy
  7. inability to hold urine
    incontinence
  8. urination at night
    nocturia
  9. production of very little urine
    oliguria
  10. production of increased amout of urine
    polyuria
  11. feeling of havnig to pass urine immediately but with little actual urine production
    urgency
  12. inflammation causing dysuria and pain in bladder
    cystitis
  13. usually caused by bacterial infection
    cystitis
  14. condition involving a hernia of the b ladder that pushes it into vagina
    cystocele
  15. bed-wetting
    enuresis
  16. presence of glucose in the urine
    glycosuria
  17. kidney stone usually made from calcium
    nephrolith
  18. condition of having kidney stones
    nephrolithiasis
  19. inflammation of interal structures of kidney usually from bacterial infection
    polynephritis
  20. excessive accumulation of urea with in the blood
    uremia
  21. inability to void
    urinary retention
  22. infection anywhere in the urinary tract
    urinary tract infection
  23. blood test to measure urea
    blood urea nitrogen
  24. an indication of kidney function
    blood urea nitrogen
  25. procedure using a sterile tube inserted thru urinary meatus into the bladder to obtain a sterile urine specimen or to drain urine
    catherization
  26. procedure using a voided urine specimen for microscopic analysis after the person has cleaned the urinary meatus with an antiseptic solution
    clean catch
  27. surgical removal of the bladder
    cystectomy
  28. xray exam of the bladder using cystoscope threaded up through urethra to visualize bladder
    cystogram
  29. surgical repair of bladder by anchoring it to a supporting structure
    cystopexy
  30. breaking up of a renal or ureteral stone using ultrasound energy
    extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
  31. procedure to remove waste products from blood with a machine that uses a filter to separate large molecules from smaller ones
    hemodialysis
  32. xray using contrast medium injected into vein to view kidneys and surrounding structures
    intravenous pyelogram
  33. removal of the kidney
    nephrectomy
  34. surgical procedure to create an opening from kidney to the outside to drain urine
    nephrostomy
  35. procedure using peritoneal membranes as a filter for the transfer of wastes out of the body and electrolytes into the body
    peritoneal dialysis
  36. laboratory study of the urine
    urinalysis
  37. relieves urinary pain or burning
    analgesic
  38. pyridium
    analgesic
  39. treats infection
    antibiotic
  40. bactrim and ceptra
    antibiotic
  41. prevents attacks of gauty arthritis and uric acid kidney stones
    antigout uric acid lowering agent
  42. treats bph
    benign prostatic hyperplasia therapy
  43. proscat and hytrin
    benign prostatic hyperplasia therapy
  44. treats nonobstructive urinary retention
    cholinergic agent
  45. urecathdine
    cholinegic agent
  46. promotes urination
    diuretic
  47. diuril and lasix
    diuretic
  48. promotes red blood cell production
    hematinics
  49. procrit and epogen
    hematinics
  50. potassium deficiency
    potassium replacement
  51. k-dur
    potassium replacement
  52. inhibit urinary tract spasms
    urinary antispasmodics
  53. ditropan
    urinary antispasmodics
  54. BUN
    blood urea nitrogen
  55. cysto
    cystoscopy
  56. GU
    genitourinary
  57. I&O
    input and output
  58. IVP
    intravenous pyelogram
  59. KUB
    kidneys, ureters, bladder (xray)
  60. PD
    peritoneal dialysis
  61. SLE
    systemic lupus erythematosus
  62. UA or U/A
    urinalysis
  63. UTI
    urinary tract infection
  64. pus in the urine
    pyuria

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