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18 terms

Urinary system-root words

these med terms are from the book The Language of medicine
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cyst/o
sac, bladder
glomerul/o
glomerulus
pyel/o
renal pelvis
nephr/o
kidney(1)
ren/o
kidney(2)
urethr/o
urethra
vesic/o
urinary bladder
bacteri/o
bacteria
polydipsia
many thirst
lith/o
stone
noct/o
night(1)
olig/o
scanty
lithotripsy
stone crushing
ur/o, urin/o
urine(root)
-uria
urine(suffix)
Cath
catheter
pH
Measure of Acidity/Alkalinity
UA
urinalysis