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Anuria

Absence of urine production or output

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Bladder neck obstruction (bno)

Blockage at the base of the bladder that reduces or prevents urine from passing into the urethra

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Dysuria

Painful or difficult urination

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Enuresis

Involuntary discharge of urine

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Hydronephrosis

Abnormal dilation of the renal pelvis and the calyces of one or both kidneys.

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Urgency

Sensation of the need to void (pee) immediately

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Dialysis

Mechanical filtering process used to cleanse the blood of toxic substances, when kidneys fail.

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Culture and sensitivity (c&s)

Determines the causative organism of an infection and identifies how the organism responds to different antibiotics

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Urinalysis (UA)

Urine screening test that includes physical observation, chemical tests, and microscopic evaluation.

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BNO

Bladder neck obstruction

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C&S

Culture and sensitivity

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UA

Urinalysis

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UTI

Urinary tract infection

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Albumin/o

Albumin, protein

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Azot/o

Nitrogenous compounds

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Bacteri/o

Bacteria

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Cyst/o

Bladder

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Vesic/o

Bladder

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Glomerul/o

Glomerulus

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Kal/I

Potassium

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Keton/o

Ketone bodies

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Lith/o

Stone, calculus

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Meat/o

Opening, meatus

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Nephr/o

Kidney

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Ren/o

Kidney

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Noct/o

Night

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Olig/o

Scanty

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Py/o

Pus

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Pyel/o

Renal pelvis

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Ur/o

Urine, urinary tract

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Ureter/o

Ureter

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Urethr/o

Urethra

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-genesis

Forming, producing, origin

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Iasis

Abnormal condition

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-Uria

Urine

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Retro

Backward, behind