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The Language of Medicine 9th Edition Chapter 7

Combining forms, prefixes, suffixes and selected abbreviations
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albumin/o
albumin
angi/o
vessel
azot/o
nitrogen
bacteri/o
bacteria
dips/o
thirst
kal/o
potassium
ket/o
keton/o
ketone bodies
(ketoacids and acetone)
lith/o
stone
natr/o
sodium
noct/o
night
olig/o
scanty
-poietin
substance that forms
py/o
pus
-tripsy
crushing
ur/o
urine (urea)
urin/o
urine
-uria
urination
urine condition
cali/o
calic/o
calyx
cyst/o
urinary bladder
glomerul/o
glomerulus
meat/o
meatus
nephr/o
kidney
pyel/o
renal pelvis
ren/o
kidney
trigon/o
trigone
(region of bladder)
ureter/o
ureter
urethr/o
urethra
vesic/o
urinary bladder
ADH
anti-diuretic hormone
ARF
acute renal failure
BILI
bilirubin
BUN
blood urea nitrogen
CAPD
continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
Cath
catheter
catheterization
CCPD
continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis
CKD
chronic kidney disease
Cl
Chloride
C & S
culture and sensitivity testing
ESRD
end-stage renal disease
ESWL
extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
HD
hemodialysis
K+
potassium
KUB
kidney, ureter and bladder
Na+
sodium
pH
potential hydrogen
(scale to indicate acid or alkalinity)
PKU
phenylketonuria
PUL
percutaneous ultrasonic lithotripsy
UA
urinalysis
UTI
urinary tract infection
VCUG
voiding cystourethrogram
-pexy
surgical fixation
-iasis
abnormal condition
-ectasis
-ectasia
stretching