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Incontinence

Inability to control urinary bladder and/or bowels

2

Catheter (cath)

Flexible tubelike device for withdrawing or instilling fluids

3

Albuminuria

Albumin in the urine

4

Urinary suppression

Sudden astoppage of urine formation

5

Enuresis

Involuntary urination; bedwetting

6

Renal transplant

Surgical implantation of a donor kidney into a patient with inadequate renal function

7

Cystitis

Inflammation of the urinary bladder

8

Nephromegaly

Enlargement of a kidney

9

Renal calculi

Stones in the kidney

10

Urinalysis (UA)

Multiple routine tests perforned on urine specimen

(Visual exam + chemical a

11

Cystorrhaphy

Suturing of the urinary bladder

12

Glycosuria

Glucose in the urine
(Sign of diabetes mellitus)

13

Urethroplasty

Surgical repair of the urethra

14

Lithotripsy

Surgical crushing of stones (using shockwaves)

15

Pyelitis

Inflammation of the renal pelvis

16

Ureterolithiasis

Condition of stones in the ureter

17

Polyuria

Much urination

18

Nephroptosis

Drooping kidney

19

Hemodialysis

Procedure for removing impurities from the blood

20

Hematuria

Blood in the urine

21

Nephroscopy

Visual examination of a kidney

22

Cystogram

Xray of the urinary bladder

23

Oliguria

Scanty urine, bxn 100ml-400ml)

24

Cystoscope

Instrument used for the visual examination of the urinary bladder

25

Pyeloplasty

Surgicao repair if the renal pelvis

26

Glomerulonephritis

Inflammation of the glomeruli of the kidney

27

Ureterostenosis

Narrowing of the ureter

28

Nephrectomy

Excision of a kidney

29

Cystostomy

Creation of an artificial opening into the urinary bladder

30

Nocturia

Night urination
(Bedwetting)

31

Anuria

Absence of urine (<100 ml/day)

32

1. Azotemia
2. Uremia

1. Urea in the blood
2. Urine in the blood

33

Urologist

Physician who studies and treats diseases of the urinary system for males and females and yhe reproductive system for males

34

Urinary tract infection (UTI)

Infection of one or more of the organs in the urinary tract

35

Diuresis

Condition of urine passing through

36

Urinary retention

Inability to release urine

37

Pyuria

Pus in the urine

38

Micturate

To urinate

39

Urinal

Receptacle for urine

40

Pyelonephritis

Inflammation of the renal pelvis of the kidney