Chapter 11

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Chapter 11
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  1. cyst/o
    bladder
  2. glomerul/o
    glomerulus
  3. meat/o
    opening
  4. nephr/o
    ren/o
    kidney
  5. pyel/o
    renal pelvis
  6. uro
    urine
  7. uretero
    uterer
  8. urethro
    urethra
  9. andro
    male
  10. epididymo
    epidiymis
  11. orcho
    orchido
    testis
  12. prineo
    perimeum
  13. prostato
    prostate gland
  14. spermato
    spermo
    sperm cellls
  15. varico
    dilated vein
  16. vaso
    vessel
  17. albumino
    • albumin
    • protein
  18. bacterio
    bacteria
  19. crypto
    hidden
  20. gonado
    gonads
  21. kali
    potassium
  22. ketono
    ketone
  23. nocto
    night
  24. oligo
    scanty
  25. pyo
    pus
  26. -cide
    killing
  27. -genesis
    forming, producing, origin
  28. -iasis
    abnormal condition
  29. -ism
    condition
  30. -spadias
    slit, fissure
  31. -uria
    urine
  32. dia-
    through, across
  33. retro-
    backward, behind
  34. an-uria
    • without
    • urine
  35. dys-uria
    • difficult
    • urine
  36. en-ur-esis
    • in
    • urine
    • condition
  37. fistula
    abnormal passage from one organ to another
  38. frequency
    frequent voiding
  39. hesitancy
    delay in urination
  40. hydro-nephr-osis
    • water
    • kidney
    • condition
  41. noct-uria
    • night
    • urine
  42. olig-uria
    • scanty
    • urine
  43. an-orchid-ism
    • without
    • testis
    • condition
  44. hydrocele
    • water
    • hernia, swelling
  45. hypo-spadias
    • under, below
    • slit
  46. cysto-scopy
    • bladder
    • examination
  47. nephro-scopy
    • kidney
    • examination
  48. urethro-scopy
    • urethra
    • examination
  49. blood urea nitrogen (BUN)
    test amt urea nitrogen
  50. culture and sensitivity (C&S)
    disease causing organism and responding antibiotic
  51. prostate-specific antigen (PSA)
    test prostatic cancer
  52. urinalysis (UA)
    battery of tests on urine
  53. intra-ven-ous pyelo-graphy (IVP)
    • in
    • vein
    • pertaining to
    • renal pelvis
    • process of recording
  54. kidney, ureter, bladder (KUB) radiography
    x-ray to identify abnormalities of urinary system
  55. ultrasound (US)
    radiograph using sound waves
  56. dia-lysis
    • through, across
    • loosening, separation, destruction
  57. hemo-dia-lysis
    • blood
    • through
    • separation
  58. peritone-al
    • peritoneum
    • pertaining to
  59. nephro-pexy
    • kidney
    • fixation
  60. orchid-ectomy
    • testis
    • excision
  61. transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)
    • across
    • urethra
    • pertaining to
    • remove obstruction and test for cancer
  62. urethro-tomy
    • urethra
    • incision
  63. vas-ectomy
    • vessel
    • excision

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