Genitourinary System

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Genitourinary System
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2011-10-03 18:53:44
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Combining Form and Suffixes of the Genitourinary System
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  1. albumin/o
    • Combining Form
    • albumin, protein
    • albumin/oid - resembling albumin
  2. azot/o
    • Combining Form
    • nitrogenous compounds
    • azot/emia - nitrogenous compounds in the blood
  3. bacteri/o
    • Combining Form
    • bacteria (singular bacterium)
    • bacteri/uria - bacteria in the urine
  4. crypt/o
    • Combining Form
    • hidden
    • crypt/orchid/ism - condition of hidden testes
  5. gonad/o
    • Combining Form
    • gonads, sex glands
    • gonad/o/pathy - disease of the sex glands
  6. kal/i
    • Combining Form
    • potassium (an electrolyte)
    • hypo/kal/emia - abnormally low concentration of potassium in the blood
  7. keton/o
    • Combining Form
    • ketone bodies (acids & acetones)
    • keton/uria - presence of ketone bodies in the urine
  8. noct/o
    • Combining Form
    • night
    • noct/uria - excessive and frequent urination after going to bed
  9. olig/o
    • Combining Form
    • scanty
    • olig/o/sperm/ia - scanty (decreased production) of sperm
  10. py/o
    • Combining Form
    • pus
    • py/o/rrhea - flow or discharge of pus
  11. -cide
    • Suffix
    • killing
    • sperm/i/cide - (agents that) kill sperm; also called spermaticide
  12. -spadias
    • Suffix
    • slit, fissure
    • hypo/spadias - a fissure under (the penis)
  13. -uria
    • Suffix
    • urine
    • poly/uria - much (excretion of) urine

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