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ur/o-

urine

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retro-

behind

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peritone/o-

peritoneum

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Retroperitoneal Space

small space behind the peritoneum of the abdominal cavity

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ren/o-

kidney

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2 combining forms meaning urinary bladder

vesic/o-. cyst/o-

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Urethra

a tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body

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Micturition

process of making urine

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Glomerulonephritis

an acute infection with streptococcus bacteria or viruses

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Hydronephrosis

enlargement of the kidney due to constant pressure from urine backed u[ by obstruction

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Nephrolithiasis

kidney stone or calculus formation in the urinary system

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Renal Colic

pain and spasm of urinary organns associated with passage of a kidney stone

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Congenital

present at birth

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inherited

genetic

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Pyelonephritis

inflammation and infection of the pelvis of the kidnes caused by a bacterial infection of the bladder

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Uremia

excessive amts of urea in the blood bc of renal failure

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Urinary retention

inability to empty the bladder

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hypospadias

the male urethral meatus is on the underside of the shaft of the penis, not at the tip

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Anuria

absence of urine production by the kidney

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Bacteriuria

presence of bactera in the urine

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Dysuria

difficult or painful urination

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Hematuria

blood in the urine

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Hesitancy

inability to initiate a normal stream of urine

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incontinence

inability to voluntarily retain urine in the bladder

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Stress Incontinence

involv passing urine while sneezing, coughing, or laughing

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Nocturia

increased frequency and urgency of urination during the night

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Oliguria

decreased production of urine associated with kidney failure, although dehydration can cause temporary oliguria

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Oliguria

decreased production of urine associated with kidney failure, although dehydration can cause temporary oliguria

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Pyuria

white blood cells in the urine, indicating a urinary tract infection

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py/o-

pus