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Unformatted text preview: Printable Test: Urinary System 1. The process of forming urine begins in the: glomeruli capsule "part of nephron" 2. The tubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder are the: ureters "small canals" 3. The muscular, hollow organ that temporarily holds the urine is the: urinary bladder "vesic/o- or cysto-" 4. The organ whose functions are to remove waste products from the blood and aid in maintaining water and acid base balance in the body is the: kidney 5. The root word nephr/o- in its combining form means: kidney 6. The prefix dia- literally and actually means: across, through, complete, or total 7. The suffix that means nourishment or development is: -trophy 8. The suffix that means drooping, sagging or prolapsed (kidney) is: -ptosis "nephro/ptosis" 9. The suffix that means the loosening, dissolution, breakdown, or separation of (fluids or tissue) is: -lysis "hemo/lysis" 10. The diagnostic term Nephro/dexto/ptosis actually means: drooping kidney to the right 11. The diagnostic term Ur/emia means: condition of urine in the blood...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course HLTH 314 taught by Professor Ballard during the Spring '11 term at Texas A&M.
- Spring '11