Introduction to Medical Terminology: The Urinary System - Quiz A Flashcards
The surgical fixation of the bladder to the abdominal wall is known as __________ .
A/An __________ is the surgical creation of a permanent opening between the urethra and the skin.
The male condition caused by the compression or obstruction of the urethra due to benign prostatic hypertrophy is known as __________ .
An intravenous __________ (IVP) is a radiographic study of the kidneys and ureters.
The term __________ is a urinary problem caused by interference with the normal nerve pathways associated with urination.
The congenital abnormality in males in which the urethral opening is on the side of the penis is known as __________ .
The removal of a body part or the destruction of its function by surgery, hormones, drugs, heat, chemical destruction, electrocautery, or other methods is known as __________ .
The term __________ describes an abnormal discharge from the urethra. This condition is often associated with some sexually transmitted diseases.
A/An __________ is a hernia of the bladder through the vaginal wall.
An inflammation of the urinary bladder that is localized in the region of the trigone is known as __________ .
The term __________ describes the presence of stones in the kidney.
The term __________ describes the distention of the pelvis of the kidney.
The formation or discharge of pus from the kidney is called __________ .
The genetic disorder characterized by the growth of numerous fluid-filled cysts in the kidneys is known as __________ kidney disease.
The presence of abnormally high concentrations of protein in the urine is known as __________
A/An __________ specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders of the kidneys.
The medications administered to increase urine secretion in order to rid the body of excess water and salt are known as __________ .
The term __________ describes a type of nephritis that primarily involves the glomeruli.
The term __________ describes a disorder characterized by the presence of stones in the kidney.
The procedure known as __________ is performed when a sterile specimen is required for diagnostic purposes.