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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
py/o-
pus
-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