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Cortical

Pertaining to the cortex.

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Urethrorrhagia

Bleeding from the urethra.

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Ureteral

Pertaining to or emanating from the ureter.

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Extracorporeal

Pertaining to outside the kidney.

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Nephorlithiasis

Abnormally small kidney.

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Renal Hypoplasia

Abnormal condition of kidney stone.

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Nephroptosis

Dropping kidney.

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Nephropexy

Surgical fixation of a floating kidney.

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Glomerulonephritis

Inflammation of the glomeruli of the urinary bladder.

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Pyelogram

X-ray record of the kidney.

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Hematuria

Blood in the urine.

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Renal cell carcinoma

Tumor of the kidney. (cancer)

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Enuresis

Bed wetting.

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Anuria

Not producing urine.

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Cystitis

Inflammation of the urinary bladder.

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Nephroblastoma

Malignant tumor in the ureters and kidney.

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Vesicoureteral Reflux

Back flow of urine from the urinary bladder to the ureters.

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Uric Acid


Waste product of protein removed by urination.

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Cholingerics

Drugs used to stimulate bladder.

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Nocturia

Excessive urine at night.

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Renal Calculi

Kidney stones.

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Edema

Swelling caused by fluid.

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Platelet

Thrombocyte that aids in clotting.

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Homeostasis

State of balance in the body.

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Stomatitis

Inflammation of the mucus lining of the mouth.

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Dyscrasia

Any abnormal blood condition.

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Enzyme

Any protein produced by living organisms.

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Hematology

The study of disease and disorders of blood.

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Agglutination

The process of union in wound healing.

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Fibrin

Fibrous protein involved in blood clotting.