Module 11 - The Urinary, Endocrine, and Lymphatic System

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Module 11 - The Urinary, Endocrine, and Lymphatic System
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Greco-Latin terminologies in medical and biological sciences, Module 11
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  1. cyst-
    vesic-
    sac; cyst; bladder
  2. nephr-
    ren-
    kidney
  3. pyel-
    • renal pelvis;
    • urine reservoir in kidney [which passes urine to ureter]
  4. ur-
    urin-
    urine; urinary tract; urination
  5. ureter-
    ureter; tube carrying urine from kidney to bladder
  6. urethr-
    urethra; tube carrying urine from bladder to outside the body
  7. uric-
    uric acid
  8. aden-
    gland; lymph node
  9. adren-
    adrenal gland
  10. hormon-
    hormone
  11. amygdal-*
    tonsill-
    tonsil
  12. lymph-
    lymph
  13. lymphatic-
    lymphatic system; lymphatic duct
  14. por-
    pore; passage
  15. splen-
    lien-
    spleen
  16. adip-
    lip-
    steat-
    fat
  17. seb-
    sebum; fatty secretion [of the sebaceous gland]
  18. crin-
    secretion
  19. eme-
    vomit
  20. hidr-
    sweat
  21. hist-
    tissue [of an animal or plant]
  22. hygr-
    moisture
  23. onc-
    tumour; a swelling; abnormal mass
  24. py-
    pus
  25. tox-
    toxic-
    toxon-
    ven-*
    venen-
    venom-
    poison
  26. zym-
    enzyme; fermentation
  27. aeti-
    eti-
    cause
  28. antr-
    antrum; cavity (in general)
  29. aux-
    increase
  30. bar-
    bary-
    weight; pressure
  31. carcin-
    cancer; cancerous [adj.]
  32. chron-
    time
  33. drom-
    a running; flow
  34. dynam-
    power
  35. helc-
    ulceration
  36. hypn-
    somn-
    sleep
  37. icter-
    jaundice
  38. kinemat-
    kinesi-
    kinema-
    movement
  39. later-*
    side
  40. sept-*
    saept-
    septum [a wall that divides two cavities]
  41. all-
    other; another; divergent; alternating
  42. anis-
    unequal
  43. atel-
    incomplete
  44. atret-
    without an opening (to an organ/structure)
  45. brachy-
    • short
    • *[no connecting vowel follows]
  46. brady-
    • slow
    • *[no connecting vowel follows]
  47. idi-
    individual; distinct; distinctive; unknown
  48. is-
    equ-
    • equal
    • *[equ- + "i"(cv)]
  49. lept-
    thin
  50. macr-
    large; long
  51. megal-
    large
  52. mes-
    middle
  53. micr-
    small
  54. olig-
    few; small; scanty
  55. orth-
    straight; normal; correct
  56. oxy-*
    • acute; swift; sharp; sour
    • *[no connecting vowel follows]
  57. pachy-
    • thick
    • *[no connecting vowel follows]
  58. pale-
    old; ancient
  59. poikil-
    mottled; varied; irregular
  60. prosth-
    prosthet-
    artificial
  61. prot-
    earliest; first
  62. pseud-
    false; imaginary
  63. schist-
    schiz-
    split
  64. scirrh-
    • hard [adj.]
    • hard, cancerous tumour [noun]
  65. scoli-
    crooked; laterally curved
  66. sten-
    narrow; constricted
  67. tach-
    tachy-
    • rapid
    • *[no connecting vowel follows tachy-]
  68. xen-
    strange; foreign [adj.], foreigner [noun]
  69. xer-
    sicc-
    dry
  70. -agogue
    • agent used to induce (an action)
    • agent used to induce the flow (of a substance)
    • agent used to induce the flow from (an organ or tissue)
    • agent used to induce the expulsion (of a foreign body)
  71. anti ... -agogue
    • [prefix anti-]
    • agent used to suppress (an action)
    • agent used to suppress the flow (of a substance)
    • agent used to suppress the flow from (an organ or tissue)
    • agent used to suppress the expulsion (of a foreign body)
  72. -auxe
    -auxis
    -auxesis
    enlargement
  73. -crine
    secretion
  74. -elcosis
    ulceration (of an organ or structure)
  75. -emesis
    vomiting (of a substance)
  76. -emetic
    causing vomiting (of a substance)
  77. -emphraxis
    obstruction
  78. -lepsy
    seizure
  79. -phyma
    -phymata [pl.]
    a swelling
  80. -pore
    pore; passage
  81. -toxin
    • substance poisonous to (an organ or tissue);
    • poisonous substance present in (a plant or life form)
  82. anti ... -toxin
    • [prefix anti-]
    • agent used to oppose the substance poisonous to (an organ or tissue);
    • agent used to oppose poisonous substance present in (a plant or life form)
  83. -uria
    urination; presence of (a substance) in the urine; (abnormal) condition of the urine
  84. a ... -uria
    • [prefix a-]
    • absence of (a substance) in the urine

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