Urinary, female, and male system word roots

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Urinary, female, and male system word roots
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  1. albumin/o
    albumin, protein
  2. azot/o
    nitrogenous compounds
  3. bacteri/o
    bacteria
  4. cyst/o
    bladder
  5. vesic/o
    bladder
  6. glomerul/o
    glomerulus
  7. kal/I
    potassium (an electrolyte)
  8. keton/o
    ketone bodies (acids and acetones)
  9. lith/o
    stone, calculus
  10. meat/o
    opening, meatus
  11. nephr/o
    kidney
  12. ren/o
    kidney
  13. noct/o
    night
  14. olig/o
    scanty
  15. py/o
    pus
  16. pyel/o
    renal pelvis
  17. ur/o
    urine, urinary tract
  18. ureter/o
    ureter
  19. urethr/o
    urethra
  20. -genesis
    forming, producing, origin
  21. -iasis
    abnormal condition (produced by something specific)
  22. -uria
    urine
  23. dia-
    through, across
  24. retro-
    backward, behind
  25. amni/o
    amnion (amniotic sac)
  26. cervic/o
    neck; cervix
  27. colp/o
    vagina
  28. vagin/o
    vagina
  29. galact/o
    milk
  30. lact/o
    milk
  31. gynec/o
    woman, female
  32. hyster/o
    uterus (womb)
  33. metri/o
    uterus (womb)
  34. uter/o
    uterus (womb)
  35. mamm/o
    breast
  36. mast/o
    breast
  37. men/o
    menses, menstruation
  38. metr/o
    uterus (womb), measure
  39. nat/o
    birth
  40. oophor/o
    ovary
  41. ovari/o
    ovary
  42. perine/o
    perineum
  43. salping/o
    tube (usually fallopian)
  44. -arche
    beginning
  45. -cyesis
    pregnancy
  46. -gravida
    pregnant woman
  47. -para
    off spring
  48. -salpinx
    tube (usually fallopian)
  49. -tocia
    childbirth, labor
  50. -version
    turning
  51. ante-
    before, in front of
  52. dys-
    bad, painful, difficult
  53. endo-
    in, within
  54. multi-
    many, much
  55. post-
    after
  56. primi-
    first
  57. andr/o
    male
  58. balan/o
    glans penis
  59. crypt/o
    hidden
  60. epididym/o
    epididymis
  61. genit/o
    genitalia
  62. gonad/o
    gonads, sex glands
  63. olig/o
    scanty
  64. orch/o
    testis
  65. orchi/o
    testis
  66. orchid/o
    testis
  67. test/o
    testis
  68. prostat/o
    prostate gland
  69. spermat/o
    spermatozoa, sperm cells
  70. sperm/o
    spermatozoa, sperm cells
  71. varic/o
    dilated vein
  72. vas/o
    vessel, vas deferens, duct
  73. vesicul/o
    seminal vesicle
  74. -cide
    killing
  75. -ism
    condition
  76. -spadias
    slit, fissure
  77. brachy-
    short
  78. epi-
    above, upon

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