turley, Medical Language, Ch 11 Medical terms

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urin/o-

urine; urinary system

retr/o-

behind, backward

peritone/o-

peritoneum

genit/o-

genitalia

excret/o-

removing from the body

ren/o-

kidney

pelv/o-

pelvis (hip bone; renal pelvis)

ureter/o-

ureter

vesic/o-

bladder; fluid-filled sac

urethr/o-

urethra

prostat/o-

prostate gland

pen/o-

penis

glomerul/o-

glomerulus

proxim/o-

near the center

tub/o-

tube

dist/o-

away from the center

ur/o-

urine; urinary system

micturi/o-

making urine

cyst/o-

bladder; fluid-filled sac

enur/o-

to urinate

nephr/o-

kidney, nephron

hydr/o-

water

-ectasis

condition of dilation

lith/o-

stone

-iasis

condition

calcul/o-

stone

-pathy

disease

scler/o-

hard

-ptosis

state of prolapse; drooping; falling

poly-

many, much

congenit-

present at birth

pyel/o-

renal pelvis

-oma

tumor

necr/o-

dead tissue

-emia

condition of the blood

-intra

within

-cele

hernia

an-

without, not

dys-

painful; difficult; abnormal

glycos/o-

sugar

noct/o-

night

olig/o-

scanty, few

-meter

instrument used to measure

-graphy

process of recording

-gram

picture

son/o-

sound

dia-

complete

-lysis

process of breaking down

ambulat/o-

walking

-scope

instrument used to view

-scopy

process to view

-tripsy

process of crushing

-pexy

process of surgically fixing in place

-plasty

process of fixing

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