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nephr/o

kidneys

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ren/o

kidneys

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pyel/o

renal pelvis

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ureter/o

ureter

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cyst/o

bladder

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vesic/o

bladder

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urethr/o

urethra

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urin/o

urine

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ur/o

urine

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-uria

urine

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albumin/o

albumin

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glyc/o

sugar

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glycos/o

sugar

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lith/o

stones

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calculus, calculi

stones

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urea

waste product

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urinalysis

analyzing urine

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KUB

kidneys--
ureter--
bladder--

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IVP

intravenous pyelogram

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cath

catheter

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ARF

acute renal failure

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CRF

chronic renal failure

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UTI

urinary tract infection

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BUN

blood urea nitrogen

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micturition, voiding

urination

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incontinence, enuresis

involuntary urination

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olig/o

scanty, few, very little

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cystolithotomy

surgical incision to remove stone from the bladder

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noct/i

night

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nocturia

excessive urination at night

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uremia

blood in the urine

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-ptosis

drooping, sagging, floating

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-pexy

surgical fixation

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-tripsy

surgical crushing

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hem/o

blood

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dia

through

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-lysis

breaking down; destruction

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diuretic

agent that increases the amount of urine

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sepsis

an infection that spreads through the bloodstream