glossary terms - urology terms

Also referred to as the belly. It is the part of the body that contains all of the internal structures between the chest and the pelvis.

Absorptive hypercalciuria
Causes unabsorbed fatty acids to combine with calcium. This causes too much oxalate to be absorbed by the intestines.

The bladder is a thick muscular balloon-shaped pouch in which urine is stored before being discharged through the urethra.


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