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1

Sac that stores urine is the _______

Bladder

2

The ________ is located on kidney where ureter and renal vein leave the kidney and renal artery enters

Hilium

3

What Filters blood and eliminates waste through urine?

Kidneys

4

Act of releasing urine is _______

Micturition

5

Millions of microscopic units where filtration, reabsorption and secretion occurs (urinary) is the _______

Nephron

6

Extension of ureter inside of the kidney is the _______

Renal pelvis

7

Triangular area in the bladder between the ureters' entrance and urethral outlet is the _______

Trigone

8

Thin muscular tubes that move urine in peristaltic waves from kidneys to bladder are the ______

Ureters

9

______ is the Tube that conducts urine out of bladder.

Urethra

10

The opening of the urethra is known as the ________

urinary meatus

11

Act of releasing urine is __________

Urination

12

Voiding is the act of releasing _______

Urine

13

An-

No, not, without

14

di-

through, complete

15

dys-

abnormal/painful condition

16

poly-

excessive, frequent

17

re-

back

18

-cele

herniation

19

-dispsia

condition of thirst

20

-flux

flow

21

-graphy

Process of recording

22

-lithotomy

removal of a stone

23

-lysis

seperation, breakdown

24

-pexy

suspension

25

-ptosis

drooping, prolapse

26

-scope

instrument to view

27

-scopy

process of viewing

28

-tomy

Incision

29

-tripsy

Process of crushing

30

-uria

Urinary condition