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Albumin/o

Albumin (a protein)

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Blast/o

Germ,bud,developing cell

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Glomerul/o

Little ball, glomerulus

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Gluc/o

Sweet, sugar

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Glyc/o, glycos/o

Sweet,sugar

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Meat/o

Opening, passage

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Nephr/o

Kidney

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Pyel/o

Renal pelvis

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Ren/o

Kidney

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Ureter/o

Ureter

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Urethr/o

Urethra

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Ur/o, urin/o

Urin

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Dia-

Through

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Azot/o

Urea,nitrogen

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Ket/o,keton/o

Ketone

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Noct/o

Night

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Olig/o

Few in number

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Py/o

Pus

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-uresis

Urination

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Anuria

Inability to pass urine

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Azotemia

High urea and nitrogen compounds in blood

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Diuresis

Temporary excessive discharge of urine

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Polyuria

Chronic excessive urination

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En-

Within,upon,on,over

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Hydr/o

Water

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Ren/o

Kidney

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Spadias/o

Rip,tear

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Sten/o

Narrow

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Cyst/o

Bladder, sac

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Enuresis

Involuntary release of urine

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Epispadias

Congenital defect results in abnormal position of iron art meatus (opening)

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Glomerulonephritis

Glomerulus is a ball of specialized capillaries within a kidney

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Incontinence

Inability to control

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Strictures

Abnormal narrowing

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Fulguration

Procedure that destroys living tissue w electricity

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Renography

Picture of kidney vis radioactive injection