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diabetes mellitus
inadequate insulin secretion or failure of the pancreas to produce insulin
Cystocele
hernia of the bladder through the vaginal wall
Glomerulonephritis
inflammation of the kidney involving the glomeruli
Nephrectasis
distention of the kidney
Nephromalacia
abnormal softening of the kidney
Polyuria
frequent urination
Renal Cell Ca.
cancerous tumor of the kidney in adulthood
Anuria
complete suppression (stoppage) of urine formation by the kidneys
Cystolith
stone in the urinary bladder
Diuresis
increased excretion of urine
Hydronephrosis
dilation (enlargement) of the kidney
Nephritis
inflammation of the kidney
Nephroptosis
floating kidney-prolapse of the kidney
Pyelitis
inflammation of the renal pelvis
Cystalgia
pain in the urinary bladder
Cystorrhagia
bleeding from the bladder
Dysuria
painful or difficult urination
Nephrolith
kidney stone, also called a renal calculus
Nocturia
nighttime urination
Pyelonephritis
inflammation of the renal pelvis and kidney
Uremia
toxic condition involving excessive urea and waste products in the bloodstream
Ureterolith
stone lodged in a ureter
Urethritis
inflammation of the urethra
Urinary retention
inability to void or empty the bladder
Vesicovaginal Fistula (fissure)
abnormal opening between the bladder and vagina
Cystitis
inflammation of the bladder
Diabetes insipidus
inadequate secretion of antidiuretic hormone
Enuresis
bedwetting
Incontinence
inability to control the voiding of urine
Nephrolithiasis
presence of kidney stones in the kidney
Oliguria
scanty urination
Renal calculi
kidney stone
Renal failure
failure of the kidney to excrete urine
Tenesmus
ineffective straining at stool and/or urination
Ureterectasis
distention of a ureter
Urethralgia
pain in the urethra
Urethrostenosis
narrowing or stricture of the urethra
UTI
urinary tract infection
Wilms'tumor
malignant tumor of the kidney occuring in childhood
Hydroureter
distention of the ureter with urine, due to blockage from any cause