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Ureamia
nitrogenous waste in urine. Can lead to death; s/s dyspnea, vomitting, nausea
ADH (Anti Diuretic Hormone)
located in the pituitary posterior lobe. Controls urine output and maintains water content of blood.
Capicity of bladder
500cc or 500ml (same)
nephrone
anatomical and functional unit of kidney. 1 million nephrones in each kidney=2 million total.
urine output
1500 ml/per day
3 steps of urine formation:
i. filtration (180 liters)
ii.reabsorbtion(99% is absorbed)
iii. secreation
Pyelonephritis
inflammation of kidney tissue & pelvis
incontinence
condition of damaged nerves that controls urinary bladder.
dialysis
rid of harmful waste; purify blood process
stones formed in kidney
kidney stones or renal calculi
glomerulnephritis
inflammtion of glomerulus
chronic renal failure
loss of function of kidney or glomerus.
hydronephrosis
condition caused by pressure on urther.
fistula
opening between artery & vein.
bacteriauria
bacteria in urine.
nephroplexy
surgical fixation of kidney/
urethrastenosis
narrowing of the urethra.