Urinary and Reproductive Terms

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Urinary and Reproductive Terms
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  1. Root: creatinine
    • a waste material in urine
    • Root Pronunciation: kree + at + in + in
    • Medical Term: creatinuria (excess creatinine)
    • Origin: Greek (kreas; in urine)
    • Everyday Usage: n/a
  2. Root: cysto
    • bladder
    • Root Pronunciation: sis + toe
    • Medical Term: cystoscopy (bladder examination)
    • Origin: Greek (kystis; bladder)
    • Everyday Usage: cyst
  3. Root:
    • glomerulo (nephron part; little ball) Root Pronunciation:
    • glum + uh + rule + oh
    • Medical Term:
    • glomerulitis (glomeruli inflammation) hidden image or multimedia element hidden image or multimedia element
    • Origin:
    • Greek (little ball) Everyday Usage:
    • n/a
  4. Root:
    • nephro (kidney) Root Pronunciation:
    • nef + row
    • Medical Term:
    • nephrectomy (kidney removal) hidden image or multimedia element hidden image or multimedia element
    • Origin:
    • Greek (nephro; kidney) Everyday Usage:
    • n/a
  5. Root:
    • peritoneo (lining of abdominal organs) Root Pronunciation:
    • pear + uh + toe + knee + oh
    • Medical Term:
    • peritonitis (peritoneum inflammation) hidden image or multimedia element hidden image or multimedia element
    • Origin:
    • Greek (peritonaion) Everyday Usage:
    • n/a
  6. Root:
    • pyelo (pelvis) Root Pronunciation:
    • pie + el + oh
    • Medical Term:
    • pyelonephritis (pelvis and kidney inflammation) hidden image or multimedia element hidden image or multimedia element
    • Origin:
    • Greek (pyelos; pelvis) Everyday Usage:
    • n/a
  7. Root:
    • reni (kidney) Root Pronunciation:
    • ree + knee
    • Medical Term:
    • reniform (kidney shaped) hidden image or multimedia element hidden image or multimedia element
    • Origin:
    • Latin (ren; kidney) Everyday Usage:
    • renal
  8. Root:
    • uretero (ureter) Root Pronunciation:
    • your + uh + tuh + row
    • Medical Term:
    • ureterocele (ureter tumor) hidden image or multimedia element hidden image or multimedia element
    • Origin:
    • Greek (oureter) Everyday Usage:
    • n/a
  9. Root:
    • urethro (urethra) Root Pronunciation:
    • your + ee + throw
    • Medical Term:
    • urethritis (urethra inflammation) hidden image or multimedia element hidden image or multimedia element
    • Origin:
    • Greek (ourethra) Everyday Usage:
    • veryday Usage:
    • n/a
  10. Root:
    • uri (urine) Root Pronunciation:
    • your + ee
    • Medical Term:
    • uriposia (drinking of urine) hidden image or multimedia element hidden image or multimedia element
    • Origin:
    • xxx Everyday Usage:
    • urinal
  11. Root:
    • uric (pertaining to urine) Root Pronunciation:
    • your + ick
    • Medical Term:
    • uricemia (uric acid in blood) hidden image or multimedia element hidden image or multimedia element
    • Origin:
    • Greek (ourikos; urine) Everyday Usage:
    • n/a
  12. Root:
    • urina (urine) Root Pronunciation:
    • your + ee + nuh
    • Medical Term:
    • urination (discharge of urine) hidden image or multimedia element hidden image or multimedia element
    • Origin:
    • Greek (ouron; urine) Everyday Usage:
    • urinalysis
  13. Root:
    • uro (urine) Root Pronunciation:
    • your + oh
    • Medical Term:
    • urology (urine, study of) hidden image or multimedia element hidden image or multimedia element
    • Origin:
    • Greek (ouron) Everyday Usage:
    • n/a
  14. Root:
    • bulbo (bulblike; bulbourethral
    • gland) Root Pronunciation:
    • bull + bow
    • Medical Term:
    • bulbitis (inflammation of the bulbourethral gland) hidden image or multimedia element hidden image or multimedia element
    • Origin:
    • Greek (bulbos) Everyday Usage:
    • n/a
  15. Root:
    • cervi (neck; uterus) Root Pronunciation:
    • serve + ee
    • Medical Term:
    • cervicectomy (cervix removal) hidden image or multimedia element hidden image or multimedia element
    • Origin:
    • Latin (cervix) Everyday Usage:
    • cervical
  16. Root:
    • galacto (milk) Root Pronunciation:
    • guh + lack + toe
    • Medical Term:
    • galactorrhea (excessive milk) hidden image or multimedia element hidden image or multimedia element
    • Origin:
    • Greek (gala; milk) Everyday Usage:
    • galaxy
  17. Root:
    • genito (reproductive system) Root Pronunciation:
    • gen + it + oh
    • Medical Term:
    • genitoplasty (genital organ surgery) hidden image or multimedia element hidden image or multimedia element
    • Origin:
    • Latin (genitivus; of birth) Everyday Usage:
    • genitals
  18. Root:
    • hyster (uterus) Root Pronunciation:
    • his + tear
    • Medical Term:
    • hysterectomy (uterus removal) hidden image or multimedia element hidden image or multimedia element
    • Origin:
    • Greek (hystera; womb) Everyday Usage:
    • hysterical
  19. Root:
    • lactin (milk) Root Pronunciation:
    • lack + tin
    • Medical Term:
    • lactation (milk producing) hidden image or multimedia element hidden image or multimedia element
    • Origin:
    • Latin (lactation; a sucking) Everyday Usage:
    • lactose
  20. Root:
    • mast (breast) Root Pronunciation:
    • mast
    • Medical Term:
    • mastectomy (breast removal) hidden image or multimedia element hidden image or multimedia element
    • Origin:
    • Greek (mastos; breast) Everyday Usage:
    • mast
  21. Root:
    • metr (uterus) Root Pronunciation:
    • me - tur
    • Medical Term:
    • endometriosis (abnormal cells outside uterus, condition) hidden image or multimedia element hidden image or multimedia element
    • Origin:
    • Greek (metra; uterus) Everyday Usage:
    • n/a
  22. Root:
    • natal(born) Root Pronunciation:
    • nah + tul
    • Medical Term:
    • neonatal (newborn) hidden image or multimedia element hidden image or multimedia element
    • Origin:
    • Latin (natus; birth) Everyday Usage:
    • n/a
  23. Root:
    • oophoro (ovary) Root Pronunciation:
    • ooh + four + oh
    • Medical Term:
    • oophoritis (ovary inflammation) hidden image or multimedia element hidden image or multimedia element
    • Origin:
    • Greek (oophoros; bearing eggs) Everyday Usage:
    • n/a
  24. Root:
    • orchido (testicle) Root Pronunciation:
    • or + kid + oh
    • Medical Term:
    • orchidoptosis (testicle dropping) hidden image or multimedia element hidden image or multimedia element
    • Origin:
    • Greek (orchidion; testicle) Everyday Usage:
    • n/a
  25. Root:
    • ova, ovi, ovo (egg) Root Pronunciation:
    • oh + vuh
    • Medical Term:
    • ovicide (egg destruction) hidden image or multimedia element hidden image or multimedia element
    • Origin:
    • Latin (ovalis; egg-shaped) Everyday Usage:
    • oval
  26. Root:
    • salping (tube; fallopian) Root Pronunciation:
    • sal + ping
    • Medical Term:
    • salpingitis (fallopian tube inflammation) hidden image or multimedia element hidden image or multimedia element
    • Origin:
    • Greek (salpinx; tube) Everyday Usage:
    • n/a
  27. Root:
    • sperma spermato (seed) Root Pronunciation:
    • spur + ma
    • Medical Term:
    • spermacrasia (sperm, lack of) hidden image or multimedia element hidden image or multimedia element
    • Origin:
    • Greek (sperma; seed) Everyday Usage:
    • n/a
  28. Root:
    • vas (duct; vessel) Root Pronunciation:
    • vahs
    • Medical Term:
    • vasectomy (excision of vas deferens) hidden image or multimedia element hidden image or multimedia element
    • Origin:
    • Latin (vasa) Everyday Usage:
    • n/a

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