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Albuminuria

Albumin in the urine, indicates kidney problem

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Anuria

Absence of urine, failure of kidney to produce urine

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Diuresis

Condition of urine passing through, increased excretion or urine

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Dysuria

Difficult or painful urination

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Glycosuria

Sugar, glucose, in the urine

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Hematuria

Blood in the urine

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Meatal

Pertaining to the meatus

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Nephrologist

Physician who studies and treats diseases of the kidney

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Nephrology

Study of the kidney

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Nocturia

Night urination

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Oliguria

Scanty urine (amount)

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Polyuria

Much (excessive) urine

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Pyuria

Pus in the urine

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Urinary

Pertaining to urine

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Urologist

Physician who studies and treats diseases or the urinary tract

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Urology

Study of the urinary tract (male and female) and reproductive system (male)

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Catheter

Flexible, tubelike device, much like the urinary catheter, for withdrawing or instilling fluids

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Distended

Stretched out

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Enuresis

Involuntary urination

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Hemodialysis

Procedure for removing impurities from the blood because of an inability of the kidneys to do so

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Incontinence

Inability to control the bladder and/or bowels

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Micurate

To urinate or void

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Peritoneal dialysis

Procedure for removing toxic wastes when the kidney is unable to do so

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Stricture

Abnormal narrowing, such as the urethral stricture

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Urinal

Receptacle for urine

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Urinary catheterization

Passage of a catheter into the urinary bladder to withdraw urine

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Urodynamics

Pertaining to the force and flow of urine within the urinary tract

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Void

To empty or evacuate waste material, especially urine

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