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Category: Urinary System

Insight into the urinary system.

Urinary System Diseases Medical Terminology

Urinary system diseases are one of the leading causes of death and disability worldwide. In fact, kidney disease is the ninth leading cause of death in the United States.  Basic knowledge of some of the more common disorders is thus of value. Common medical terms and their definitions are a good place to start. Medical […]

Renal Function and Structure Medical Terminology

Medical terms pertaining to renal function and structure are common in print and conversation. Knowledge of some of the more common terms is helpful in understanding kidney disorders and how they are treated. Such knowledge is basic for building health literacy in the area. Medical Terminology    Pronunciation Creatinine – Is a waste product from […]

Kidney Function and Structure Insight

Listen The kidney is an organ with many functions. One of its main functions is the excretion of end-products of metabolism in urine. Knowledge of kidney function and its structure is a key to understanding kidney disorders and their treatment. It is also a springboard for health literacy in this area. Kidney Structure  The kidney […]

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