Bifid Ureter – Which is proximal segments come from two different collecting systems and then join to form one ureter before reaching the bladder.
Bilateral – This is having formed two sides.
Bladder Defect - Birth defects may be exposed, inside out, or protrude through the abdominal wall, also includes a separation of the pelvic bones.
Buccal – Towards the outer side.
Collagen – Is made from protein.
Diurnal - During the day.
Diversions - A channel made to divert the flow of urine.
Ectopic – In an abnormal position or displaced.
Enuresis - Uncontrolled or involuntary leak of urine.
EUA – Examination Under Anaesthesia.
Fistula – An abnormal passage or hole.
Foley - Is a thin sterile catheter.
GA – General Anaesthetic.
Hemivagina – Double uterus, cervix and often vagina.
Intravenous Pyelogram - An x-ray procedure which is used to find visualize abnormalities of the urinary system, kidneys, ureters, and bladder.
Ileus – Is when there is a problem with the bowel and it becomes inactive.
ISC – Intermittent Self Catheterisation.
LA – Local Anaesthetic.
Lofric - Is a hydrophilic catheter.
Low Residue Diet - Low fibre diet, white fish, vegetables, pasta, dried fruit, rice pudding.
Macroplastique – This is an injectable soft-tissue.
Micturating Cystogram – An x-ray image to show the produced by a cystography.
Micturition – Urination.
Mitrofanoffscopy – Where a stethoscope is used to look into the Mitrofanoff.
Monti-Bladder – When taking bowel and reconstructing the bladder.
M.S.U – Mid-Stream Specimen of Urine.
Mucosa – The lining of origins, covered in epithelium, which are involved in absorption and secretion.
Navel – Umbilicus, belly button.
Nocturnal - During the night.
Oxybutynin - An Anti-Cholinergic medication, which is used to relieve urinary and bladder difficulties.
Paediatrics – Childrens.
Pathology – Is the study and diagnosis of diseases.
Periurethral – Means relating to, occurring in, or the tissues surrounding the urethra.
Pouch Ileocystoplasty - Reconstruction of the bladder, which uses an isolated intestinal segment, to increase the bladder capacity.
Sphincter – Is the muscle of the bladder neck and holds the urine in place.
Stenosis – A narrowing or stricture of a passage or vessel.
Stricture – An abnormal contraction of any passage or duct of the body.
Supra Public Catheter – This is inserted through the abdomen directly into the bladder.
Triamcinolone – Is a steroid injection.
Urinary Tract Infections – An infection in the urine tract, otherwise know as UTI.
Urodynamics – A study that assesses how the bladder and urethra perform in of storing and releasing urine.
Vesicoureteric Reflux – When there is abnormal movement of urine from the bladder into ureters or kidneys.