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IVP
intravenous pyelogram
azot/o
nitrogen
pH
symbol for degree of acidity or alkalinity
urin/o
urine
Na+
sodium; an electrolyte
albumin/o
albumin

(a protein in the blood)
VCUG
voiding cystourethrogram
noct/i
night
sp gr
specific gravity
HCO3-
bicarbonate; an electrolyte conserved by the kidney
KUB
kidney, ureter, and bladder
ADH
antidiuretic hormone; vasopressin
UTI
urinary tract infection
vesic/o
urinary bladder
PKU
phenylketonuria
pyel/o
renal pelvis
K+
potassium; an electrolyte
dips/o
thirst
UA
urinalysis
glomerul/o
glomerulus

(collection of capillaries)
PD
peritoneal dialysis
BUN
blood urea nitrogen
ket/o
keton/o
ketone bodies

(ketoacids and acetone)
olig/o
scanty
Cath
catheter, catheterization
CRF
chronic renal failure; progressive loss of kidney function
ur/o
urine (urea)
lith/o
stone
ren/o
kidney
CI-
chloride; an electrolyte excreted by the kidney
py/o
pus
nephr/o
kidney
cali/o
calic/o
calix (calyx)

Cup-like collecting region of the renal pelvis
meat/o
meatus
trigon/o
trigone

(region of the bladder)
-poietin
substance that forms
cyst/o
urinary bladder
ureter/o
ureter
ARF
acute renal failure
urethr/o
urethra
-uria
urination, urine condition
BILI
bilirubin
ESRD
end-stage renal disease
cysto
cystoscopic examination
CCPD
continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis
CAPD
continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
ESWL
extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
HD
hemodialysis
IC
interstitial cystitis
-tripsy
to crush
bacteri/o
bacteria