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  • Anuria

    Absence of Urine

    Hematuria

    Blood in the urine

    Proteinuria

    Presence of protein in the urine

    Glucosuria

    Presence of glucose or sugar in the urine

    Nephropathy

    Kidney disease

    Hydronephrosis

    Swelling of one or both kidneys

    Cysto

    Bladder

    Renal

    Pertaining to kidneys

    Nephro

    Pertaining to kidneys

    Vesic/o

    Urinary bladder

    Pyel/o

    Pertaining to renal pelvis

    Glomerul/o

    Pertaining to glomerulus

    Nephrologist

    Specialist in kidney disorder

    Edema

    Excessive fluid in the body

    Nephritis

    Inflammation of the kidneys

    Glomerulonephritis

    Inflammation of the glomerulus

    pyelonephritis

    inflammation of the renal pelvis

    Renal colic

    Acute pain in kidney area caused by blockage due to stones

    Calculus

    Stone

    Litho

    Stone

    Nephrolithiasis

    Kidney stones

    Stenosis

    Narrowing

    Stricture

    Abnormal band of tissue narrowing a body passage

    Cystitis

    Inflammation of the bladder

    UTI

    Urinary tract infection

    Diuresis

    Increased excretion of urine

    Ureters

    Tubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder

    Polyuria

    Excessive urination

    Urethra

    Tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body

    Nephron

    Functional unit of the kidneys

    Urinary bladder

    organ that stores urine

    Cystalgia

    pain in the urinary bladder

    Dysuria

    Painful urination

    Oliguria

    Scanty urination ( few, little)

    Incontinence

    Inability to control the flow of urine

    Voiding

    Urination

    Cystoscopy

    Visual examination of the urinary bladder using a cystoscope

    KUB

    Kidney Ureters Bladder

    IVP

    Intravenous pyelography

    PSA

    Prostate specific antigen

    UA

    Urinalysis

    Albuminuria

    Albumin (protein) in the urine

    Catheterization

    Is passage of a sterile tube (through the urethra) into the bladder.

    BUN

    Blood Urea Nitrogen

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