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Module 13 - Important WordsWordDefinitionalbuminuriapresence of albumin in the urine (symptom of kidney disease or failure).
WordDefinitionacutesharp, severe (from the Latin word acer).acmethe highest point or peak (from the Greek word akme).anuriaanuresis. The absence of urinary production possibly due to kidney dysfunction orfailure.ascitesexcessive accumulation of serous fluid in the peritoneal cavity (from the Greek wordaskites = dropsy, now called hydrops).bacteriuriabacteria in the urinecathetertube for evacuating or injecting fluids (from the Greek word katheter = somethinginserted).chorionthe outermost extraembryonic membrane that gives rise to the placenta (from theGreek word chorion = skin, leather).contractiona shortening or tightening, as of a muscle.depressiona hollow or lowered region. The lowering of vital functions, as respiration. A mentalstate characterized by dejection.diuretican agent that increases the secretion of urine.dysmenorrheapainful or difficult menstruation.dyspareuniapainful coitus, experienced by women.dystociadifficult labor (from the Greek dys- = difficult and tokos = childbirth).epididymitisAcute inflammation the epididymis. From the Greek words epi- = on + didymos =
WordDefinitiontesticle + itis = inflammation.fornixthe part of the vagina that lies superior to the cervix (from the Latin word fornix =arch, vault).fundusdome-like top of the uterus above the fallopian tubes (from the Latin word fundus =bottom, in anatomy the term is used to indicate the point of a hollow structurefarthest from its opening).gonada gamete-producing gland, e.g., the ovary or testes (form the Greek word gonos =offspring, childbirth, seed, womb).hydrocelean accumulation of serous fluid in any saclike cavity or duct, e.g., in the tunicvaginalis of the testicle (from the Greek words hydor = water + kele = hernia, sincethe fluid sac was originally thought to be protruding into the scrotum from theperitonehypospadias,hypospadiacongenital opening of the male urethra upon the undersurface of the penis. Also aurethral opening into the vagina.ischemiaa decrease in the supply of blood or blood flow to a body part (from the Greek wordischanein = to hold in check, to hold back).incontinenceinability to retain urine, semen, through loss of sphincter control, or due to cerebralor spinal lesions. Absence of restraint in sexual activities.infundibulumfunnel shaped part of the fallopian tube (from the Latin word infundibulum = funnel).leukorrheawhite or yellowish mucous discharge from the cervical canal or vagina.meatusa passage or opening.menarchethe first monthly menstruation signaling the onset of puberty (from the Greek wordsmen- = month + arche = beginning).
WordDefinitionnephrologystudy of the anatomy, physiology and pathology of the kidney. The medicalpractitioner specializing in the field is called a nephrologist.

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