MT Unit 11 Genitourinary System Day 2 Terms

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meat/o

opening, meatus

Na

Sodium (an electrolyte)

nephr/o

kidney

nephrectomy

removal of a kidney

nephritis

inflammation of a kidney

nephrologist

a specialist in the kidney

nephrology

study of the kidney

nephromalacia

softening of the kidney

nephromegaly

enlargement of the kidney

nephropathy

disease of the kidney

nephropexy

fixation of a floating or dropped kidney

nephroptosis

drooping or drooped position of the kidney

nephrosis

abnormal condition of the kidney

noct/o

night

nocturia

excessive and frequent urination after going to bed

oliguria

diminished capacity to form and pass urine so that the end products of metabolism cannot be excreted efficiently

orchi/o

testis (plural, testes)

orchialgia

pain in the testes

orchid/o

testis (plural, testes)

orchiectomy

removal of one or both testes

orchiepididymitis

inflammation of the testes and epididymis

orchiopathy

diseases of the testes

orchitis

inflammation of one or both of the testes

peritone/o

peritoneum

peritoneal dialysis

removal of toxic substances from the body by perfusing the peritoneal cavity with a warm, sterile, chemical solution designed to absorb the toxic substances and then be removed.

polyuria

excessive urination

prostat/o

prostate gland

prostatalgia

pain in the prostate

prostatectomy

removal of the prostate

prostatevesiculectomy

removal of the prostate gland and seminal vesicles

prostatomegaly

enlargement of the prostate gland

prostatorrhea

discharge from the prostate

prostatovesiculitis

inflammation of the prostate gland and seminal vesicles

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