Lesson 14.3 Crossword


1.an infection of the urethra, bladder, ureters, and/or kidney, usually caused by bacteria that enter the urethra at its outside opening
3.a renal dialysis method that uses the patient's peritoneum to filter fluids and dissolved substances from the blood
5.an increase in urine production caused by high osmotic pressure of the glomerular filtrate, which "pulls" more water into the filtrate
6.a condition defined by evidence of kidney damage or a glomerular filtration rate less than 60 milliliters per minute for at least three months
7.a procedure for removing metabolic waste products from the body; blood is withdrawn from an artery, pumped through a dialyzer, and then returned to the patient through a vein
8.the density (mass per unit volume) of urine, divided by the density of pure water
9.a solid crystalline mass that forms in the kidney and that may become stuck in the renal pelvis or ureter; usually made of calcium, phosphate, uric acid, and protein


1.laboratory analysis of urine to test for the presence of infection or disease
2.the removal of wastes from the blood by artificial means
4.a normal by-product of muscle metabolism; it is produced by the body at a fairly steady rate and is freely filtered by the glomerulus

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