Chap 11 Root Words.txt

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Chap 11 Root Words.txt
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Medical Coding Genitourinary System Root Words
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Chap 11 Root Words
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  1. cyst/o vesic/o
    bladder
  2. glomerul/o
    glomerulus
  3. lith/o
    stone, calculus
  4. meat/o
    opening, meatus
  5. nephr/o ren/o
    kidney
  6. pyel/o
    renal pelvis
  7. ur/o
    • urine
    • urinary tract
  8. ureter/o
    ureter
  9. urethr/o
    urethra
  10. andr/o
    male
  11. balan/o
    glans penis
  12. epididym/o
    epididymis
  13. orch/o; orchi/o; orchid/o; test/o
    testis (plural testes)
  14. perine/o
    perineum
  15. prostat/o
    prostrate gland
  16. spermat/o; sperm/o
    • spermatozoa
    • sperm cells
  17. varic/o
    dilated vein
  18. vas/o
    • vessel
    • vas deferens
    • duct
  19. vesicul/o
    seminal vesicle
  20. albumin/o
    • albumin
    • protein
  21. azot/o
    nitrogenous compounds
  22. bacteri/o
    bacteria (singular, bacterium)
  23. crypt/o
    hidden
  24. gonad/o
    • gonads
    • sex glands
  25. kal/i
    potassium (an electrolyte)
  26. keton/o
    ketone bodies (acids and acetones)
  27. noct/o
    night
  28. olig/o
    scanty
  29. py/o
    pus
  30. '-cide
    killing
  31. '-genesis
    • forming
    • producing
    • origin
  32. '-iasis
    abnormal condition produced by something specific
  33. '-ism
    condition
  34. '-spadias
    slit, fissure
  35. '-uria
    urine
  36. dia-
    • through
    • across
  37. retro-
    • backward
    • behind

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