Med. Terms. Ch. 11

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Med. Terms. Ch. 11
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2012-03-11 12:02:39
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urinary system
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  1. juxta-
    • close to
    • example: juxtaglomerular
  2. apo-
    • from, away
    • example: apophysis
  3. con-
    com-
    col-
    cor-
    • with, together, completely
    • example: consanguineous, compressor, collateral, corrugator
  4. contra-
    • opposite, against
    • example: contralateral
  5. retro-
    • backward
    • example: retroplasia
  6. ultra-
    • beyond
    • example: ultrabrachycephalic
  7. ambi-
    • both
    • example: ambidextrous
  8. eu-
    • good, well
    • example: euphonic
  9. per-
    • through, completely
    • example: percutaneous
  10. glomerul-
    • glomerulus
    • example: glomerular
  11. nephr-
    • kidney
    • example: nephrosclerosis
  12. ren-
    ren(i)-
    • kidney
    • example: renopathy
  13. pyel-
    • renal pelvis
    • example: pyelolithotomy
  14. ureter-
    • ureter
    • example: ureterorrhagia
  15. cyst-
    • (urinary) bladder
    • example: cystoscope
  16. vesic-
    • bladder, sac
    • example: vesicotomy
  17. urethr-
    • urethra
    • example: urethrostenosis
  18. meat-
    • meatus, opening
    • example: meatotomy
  19. ur-
    • urine
    • example: urodynia
  20. olig-
    • little, few
    • example: oliguria
  21. pol(y)-
    • much, many
    • example: polyuria
  22. -staxix
    • dripping, oozing
    • example: urethrostaxis
  23. -schesis
    • suppression, retention
    • example: uroschesis
  24. -uria
    • urine condition
    • example: lithuria

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