Chapter 12.txt

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  1. cyst/o
    • bladder
    • ex.
  2. excret/o
    • sifted out
    • ex.
  3. glomerul/o
    • glomerulus, little ball
    • ex.
  4. lith/o
    • stone
    • ex. lithotripsy: crushing of a kidney stone
  5. -tripsy
    • crushing
    • ex. lithotripsy: crushing of a kidney stone
  6. medul/o
    medulla
  7. meat/o
    • passage ; opening
    • ex. meatus: opening or passage; the external opening of the urethra
  8. micturit/o
    • to urinate
    • ex. micturition: process of urination
  9. nephr/o
    • kidney
    • ex. nehrosclerosis: condition of hardening of the kidney
  10. noct/o
    • night
    • ex. nocturia: urination at night.
  11. ren/o
    • kidney
    • ex. renal: pertaining to the kidney
  12. trigon/o
    • trigone
    • ex. trigonitis: inflammation of the trigone of the bladder. Seen more in women.
  13. cortic/o
    cortex
  14. pyel/o
    • renal pelvis
    • ex. pyelonephritis: inflammation of the renal pelvis and kidney
  15. ureter/o
    • ureter
    • ex.
  16. urethr/o
    • urethra
    • ex.
  17. urin/o - ur/o
    • urine
    • ex.
  18. -uria
    urine (suffix)
  19. -ectomy
    surgical excision
  20. -cele
    hernia
  21. -tomy
    incision
  22. dys-
    • difficult, painful
    • ex. dysuria: difficult urinating
  23. poly-
    • excessive
    • ex. polyuria: excessive secretion
  24. ADH
    anti diuretic hormone
  25. ESWL
    Extracorporeal shock wave lithotriptor: medical device used to crush kidney stones
  26. UA
    urinalysis: lab test that evaluates physical, chemical and microscopic properties of the urine.
  27. Renal artery
    brings O2 rich blood INTO kidney
  28. Renal Vein
    brings impure blood AWAY/OUT of kidney
  29. Erythropoietin
    Hormone that stimulates production of RBC; produced by kidneys
  30. Renal Corpuscle consists of:
    glomerulus & Bowmans capsule

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