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Anuria

absence of urine production

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Oliguria

decreased urine production

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Polyuria

increased urine production

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Polydipsia

increased fluid intake - increase thirst

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Stranguria

straining to urinate

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Dysuria

abnormal urination

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Azotaemia

increase in any non-protein nitrogenous compounds in blood

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Uraemia

clinical signs associated with renal insufficiency

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Isosthenuria

urine with solute concentration equal to plasma

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Hyposthenuria

- urine with solute concentration less than plasma

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Hypersthenuria

urine with solute concentration greater than plasma

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Uroabdomen

presence of urine in the peritoneal cavity

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Patent urachus

remanant channel between the bladder and the umbilicus

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hyperkalaemia

increase of potassium in the blood

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hypokalaemia

decrease of potassium in the blood

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Pollakiuria

Increased frequency of urination - could be due to bacterial infection and polyuria

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Proteinuria

presence of protein in urine

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Haematuria

presence of blood in urine

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Pyuria

presence of leukocytes in urine

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Haemoglobinuria

haemoglobin in urine

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Glucosuria/glycosuria

glucose in urine

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Ketonuria

ketones in urine

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Bilirubinuria

bilirubin in urine

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Myoglobinuria

myoglobin in urine

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Bacteriuria

bacteria in urine

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Pyuria

leukocytes in urine

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Cylinduria

cellular or protein matrix within tubule

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Urolithiasis

stones in urinary tract

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Crystalluria

crystals in urine