Reproductive Root Terms

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  1. Root:

    bulbo (bull +bow)
    bulblike; bulbourethral gland)

    • Medical Term:
    • bulbitis (inflammation of the bulbourethral gland)
  2. Root:

    cervi (serve + ee)
    neck; uterus

    • Medical Term:
    • cervicectomy (cervix removal)
  3. Root:

    galacto (guh + lack + toe)
    milk

    • Medical Term:
    • galactorrhea (excesive milk)
  4. Root:

    genito (gen + it + oh)
    reproductive system

    • Medical Term:
    • genitoplasty (genital organ surgery)
  5. Root:

    hyster (his + tear)
    uterus

    • Medical Term:
    • hysterectomy (uterus removal)
  6. Root:

    lactin (lack + tin)
    milk

    • Medical Term:
    • lactation (milk producing)
  7. Root:

    mast (mast)
    breast

    • Medical Term:
    • mastectomy (breast removal)
  8. Root:

    metr (me + tur)
    uterus

    • Medical Term:
    • enrometriosis (abnormal cells outside uterus, condition)
  9. Root:

    natal (nah + tul)
    born

    • Medical Term:
    • neonatal (newborn)
  10. Root:

    oophoro (ooh + four + oh)
    ovary

    • Medical Term:
    • oophoritis (ovary inflammation)
  11. Root:

    orchido (or + kid + oh)
    testicle

    • Medical Term:
    • orchidoptosis (testicle dropping)
  12. Root:

    ova, ovi, ovo (oh + vuh)
    egg

    • Medical Term:
    • ovicide (egg destruction)
  13. Root:

    salping (sal + ping)
    tube, fallopian

    • Medical Term:
    • salpingitis (fallopian tube inflammation)
  14. Root:

    sperma spermato (spur + ma)
    seed

    • Medical Term:
    • spermacrasia (sperm, lack of)
  15. Root:

    vas (vahs)
    duct; vessel

    • Medical Term:
    • vasectomy (excision of vas deferens)
  16. Nephroblastoma = kidney + sprout + tumor
    Kidney tumor that occurs in children
  17. Mastopexy = breast + fix (in place)
    Cosmetic breast surgery
  18. Orchidopexy = testicle + fix (in place)
    Undescended testicle repair
  19. Spermatocele = seed + cyst
    Scrotal mass
  20. Uremia = urine + blood
    Excessive nitrogen waste products in the blood stream
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Reproductive Root Terms
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The reproductive system includes the male and female internal and external organs.
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