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cystoscopy

visual examination of the bladder

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vesicocele

swelling or hernia of the bladder

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glomerulopathy

disease of the glomerulus

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meatus

condition/structure of an opening, meatus

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hydronephrosis

abnormal condition of water in the kidney

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renal

pertaining to the kidney

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pyeloplasty

surgical repair of the renal pelvis

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uremia (CHECK)

condition of urine in the blood

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urinary

pertaining to urine, urinary tract

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ureterostenosis

narrowing of the ureter

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urethrocele

hernia or swelling of the urethra

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azotemia

condition of nitrogenous compounds in the blood

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lithiasis

abnormal condition of stones

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dialysis

separation or destruction through/across

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nephropathy

kidney disease

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nephropexy

fixation of the kidney

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nephroptosis

prolapse of the kidney

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lithotripsy

crushing of a stone

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oliguria

scanty (low) output of urine

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anuria

without urine

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polyuria

a lot of urine

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suprarenal

pertaining to above the kidney

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nephron

functional unit of the kidney

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nephroma

tumor of the kidney

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pyelonephritis

inflammation of the renal pelvis and kidney

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cystitis

inflammation of the bladder

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urethritis

inflammation of the urethra

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retrograde pyelography

to go backward, process of recording the renal pelvis

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chronic HTN

history of long term high blood pressure

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hypercholesterolemia

high levels of cholesterol in the blood

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hyper/poly uria

high urine output

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anorexia

lack of appetite

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acidemia

low PH of the blood

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anemia

low hemoglobin and low hematocrit

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Urinalysis (UA)

chemical analysis of the urine

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chronic kidney disease

ESRD = end stage renal disease

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hemodialysis

blood through separation

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peritoneal dialysis

own patients peritoneum is used as the dialyzing membrane.

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kidney transplant

kidney allograft and ureterocystostomy

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nocturia

urination at night