Urinary System

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Urinary System
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  1. -cele   (2)
    protrusion; hernia, herniation
  2. -dipsia
    thirst, condition of thrist
  3. dips/o
    thirst
  4. -pexy   (2)
    surgical fixation; suspension (p.t. the bladder)
  5. -ptosis (3)
    drooping, sagging; prolapse
  6. -scopic
    pertaining to visual examination
  7. -trite
    instrument used to crush (3)
  8. -tripter
    instrument used to crush (3)
  9. -triptor
    instrument used to crush (3)
  10. -uria  (4)
    urine condition, urinary condition, condition of urine; urination; urination of _____; _____ in the urine
  11. ur/o   (2)
    urine; urinary system
  12. azot/o
    nitrogen
  13. gluc/o
    glucose, sugar
  14. glycos/o
    glucose, sugar
  15. hydr/o
    fluid, water
  16. kal/i
    potassium
  17.   +
    K   
    (abbreviation)
    potassium   (abbreviation)
  18. lith/o
    stone (calculus/calculi)
  19. meat/o
    meatus (an opening)
  20. natr/o
    sodium (salt)
  21.    +
    Na    (abbreviation)
    sodium (salt)     (abbreviation)
  22. nephr/o
    kidney
  23. noct/i
    night
  24. olig/o    (2)
    scanty; few
  25. pyel/o
    renal pelvis
  26. ren/o
    kidney  (in adjective form)
  27. ureter/o
    ureter
  28. urethr/o
    urethra
  29. urin/o   (2)
    urine; urinary system  (2)
  30. vesic/o   (3)
    urinary bladder; sac; cyst
  31. IVP
    intravenous pyelogram   (abbreviation)
  32. ESWL
    extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (abbreviation)
  33. VCUG
    voiding cystourethrography   (abbreviation)
  34. catheter


    non-decodable definition
    flexible tube used to instill or withdraw fluid or as an access for instruments
  35. urinalysis



    non-decodable definition
    physical, chemical, and/or microscopic examination of urine
  36. diuresis



    non-decodable definition
    increased amount of fluid in urine (dilute urine-increased urine production)
  37. diuretic



    non-decodable definition
    substance or medication that brings about diuresis
  38. edema



    non-decodable definition
    fluid retention  (accumulation of fluid in tissues)
  39. enuresis  (2)



    non-decodable definition
    involuntary urination; bedwetting
  40. nocturnal enuresis



    non-decodable definition
    bedwetting at night
  41. homeostasis


    non-decodable definition
    the tendency of an organism to keep its internal environment constant (in balance)
  42. incontinence



    non-decodable definition
    involuntary leakage of urine
  43. retention



    non-decodable definition
    inability to urinate or empty bladder
  44. urgency



    non-decodable definition
    sensation of the need to urinate immediately
  45. urination  (2)



    non-decodable definition
    releasing urine from the bladder; voiding, micturation
  46. cystoureteropyelonephritis


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    inflammation of the urinary bladder, ureter, renal pelvis, and kidney

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