chapter 16

vasdeferens

storage area that leads to this duct

nephron

tiny structures that produce urine

urethra

urine is voided through this

ureters

tubes that carry urine to the bladder

oligospermia

dificient number of sperm

varicocele

dialatation of the testicular veins in the scrotum

oliguria

diminished urine production

cystitis

Inflammation of the urinary bladder

balanitis

inflamation of the glans penis

hematuria

blood in the urine

renal tubule

twisting tube of the nephron

kidney

bean shaped organ

urinary bladder

expandable sac for urine

pyuria

pus in the urine

epididymis

storage area for sperm

semen

fluid in which sperm is ejaculated

glomerulus

filters blood; capillary cluster

prepuce

loose skin covering the glans penis

ARF

acute renal failure

BUN

blood urea nitrogen

CAPD

continuous ambulatory peritoneal dislysis

CRF

chronic renal failure

cysto

cystoscopic examination

ESRD

end-stage renal disease

ESWL

extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

GU

genitourinary

HD

hemodialysis

IVP

intravenous pyelogram

IVU

intravenous urogram

KKUB

kidney, kidney, ureter, bladder

PD

peritoneal dialysis

PKU

phenylketonuria

QNS

quantity not sufficient

RP

retrograde pyelogram

UA

urinalysis

UTI

urinary tract infection

vcug

voiding cystourethrography

BPH

benign prostatic hypertrophy

DRE

digital rectal exam

PSA

prostatic-specific antigen

TUR

transurethral resection

TURP

transurethral resection of the prostate