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Urinary System

by: Krisha Hamblin

Urinary System 3715

Krisha Hamblin
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Medical Terminology

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The urinary system involves organs: Kidneys, Ureters, Bladder and Urethra. Below are exercises of suffix use and medical term use.
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This 4 page Study Guide was uploaded by Krisha Hamblin on Tuesday October 13, 2015. The Study Guide belongs to 3715 at University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire taught by in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 39 views. For similar materials see Medical Terminology in Foreign Language at University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire.

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Date Created: 10/13/15
Urinary system The urinary system removes waste material from the body regulates fluid volume and maintains electrolyte concentration in the body fluid Organs o Kidneys o Ureters o Bladder o Urethra Exercise Match terms with meanings 1 Kidneys 2 Glomerulus 3 Nephron 4 Ureters 5 Urinary bladder 6 Urinary meatus 7 Urethra a Stores urine b Outside opening through which the urine passes c Carry urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder d Cluster of capillaries in the kidney where the urine beings to form e Carries urine from the bladder to the urinary meatus Urinary system f Kidney s urineproducing unit g Organs that remove waste products from the blood Answers 1 Kidneys G organs that remove waste products from the blood 2 Glomerulus D cluster of capillaries in the kidney where the urine begins to form 3 Nephron F Kidney s urineproducing unit 4 Ureters C carry urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder 5 Urinary Bladder A stores urine 6 Urinary meatus B outside opening through which the urine passes 7 Urethra E carries urine from the bladder to the urinary meatus Exercise Define Suffixes 1 rrhaphy 2 lysis Urinary system 3 iasis esis 4 trophy 5 uria 6 megaly 7 ptosis 8 tripsy 1 Suturing repairing N Loosening dissolution separating 3 Condition 4 Nourishment development 5 Urine Urination F Enlargement 7 Drooping sagging prolapsed 9 Surgical crushing Exercise Fill in the blanks with the correct terms 1 Stones in the kidney are also called Urinary system 2 The inability to urinate which results in an abnormal amount of urine in the bladder is also known as 3 The name given to a condition in which a kidney is enlarged and contains many cysts is 4 The condition in which the urinary meatus is located on the underside of the penis is called 5 Elevated blood pressure resulting from kidney disease is 6 Sudden stoppage of urine formation is referred to as 7 is a condition in which the urinary meatus is located on the upper surface of the penis 8 Infection of one or more organs of the urinary system is called 9 is a condition in which pathogenic microorganisms enter the bloodstream Answers 1 Renal calculi 2 Urinary retention 3 Polycystic kidney 4 Hypospadias 5 Renal hypertension 6 Urinary suppression 7 Epispadias 8 Urinary tract infection 9 Sepsis


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