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an/o anus
append/o appendix
appendic/o appendix
bucc/o cheek
cec/o cecum
celi/o belly, abdomen
cheil/o lip
cholecyst/o gallbladder
choledoch/o common bile duct
col/o colon, large intestine
colon/o colon
dent/i tooth
duoden/o duodenum
enter/o intestines, usually small intestine
esophag/o esophagus
faci/o face
gastr/o stomach
gingiv/o gums
gloss/o tongue
hepat/o liver
ile/o ileum
jejun/o jejunum
labi/o lip
lapar/o abdomen
lingu/o tongue
mandibul/o lower jaw, mandible
odont/o tooth
or/o mouth
palat/o palate
pancreat/o pancreas
peritone/o peritoneum
pharyng/o throat
proct/o anus, rectum
pylor/o pyloric sphincter
rect/o rectum
sialaden/o salivary glad
sigmoid/o sigmoid colon
stomat/o mouth
uvul/o uvula
amyl/o starch
bil/i gall, bile
bilirubin/o bilirubin (bile pigment)
chol/e gall, bile
chlorhydr/o hydrochloric acid
gluc/o sugar
glyc/o sugar
glycogen/o glycogen, animal starch
lip/o fat, lipid
lith/o stone
prote/o protein
sial/o saliva, salivary
steat/o fat
-ase enzyme
-chezia defecatin, elimination of wastes
-iasis abnormal condition
-pradial meal
-ectasis stretching, dilation, dilatation, widening
-ectasia stretching, dilation, dilatation, widening
-lysis destruction, breakdown, separation
-emesis vomiting
-pepsia digestion
-phagia eating, swallowing
-plasty surgical repair
-ptosis drooping, sagging, protruding
-ptysis spitting
-rrhage bursting forth
-rrhagia bursting forth
-rrhaphy suture
-rrhea flow, discharge
-spasm involuntary contraction of muscles
-stasis stopping, controlling
-stenosis tightening, stricture, narrowing
-tresia opening
bucc/o cheek
cec/o cecum, first part of colon
celi/o belly, abdomen
cheil/o lip
chol/o bile, gall
cholangi/o bile, vessel
cholecyst/o gallbladder
choledoch/o common bile duct
col/o colon, large intestine
colon/o colon, large intestine
dent/i tooth
duoden/o duodenum
enter/o intestines, usually small intestines
esophag/o esophagus
gastro/o stomach
gingiv/o gum
gloss/o tongue
gluc/o glucose, sugar
glyc/o glucose, sugar
hepat/o liver
herni/o hernia
ile/o ileum
jejun/o jejunum
labi/o lip
lingu/o tongue
lip/o fat lipid
lith/o stone calculus
odont/o tooth
or/o mouth
palat/o palate, roof of the mouth
pancreat/o pancreas
proct/o anus and rectum
pylor/o pylorus, pyloric sphincter
rect/o rectum
sialaden/o salivary gland
splen/o spleen
steat/o fat sebum
stomat/o mouth
cali/o calyx
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 the bladder
ureter/o ureter
urethr/o urethra
vesic/o urinary bladder
albumin/o albumin, a protein in the blood
azot/o nitrogen
bacteri/o bacteria
dips/o thirst
kal/o potassium
ket/o ketone bodies
keton/o ketone bodies
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
ADH antidiuretic 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-a condition during which serum creatinine and BUN levels rise, which may result in impairment of all body systems
Cl- chloride-an electrolyte excreted by the kidney
CRCL creatinine clearance; also seen as CrCl and CLcr
CRF chronic renal failure-progressive loss of kidney function
C culture and sensitivity testing-to determine antibiotic effectiveness against bacteria grown from a patient's urine specimen
cysto cystoscopic examination
ESRD end-stage renal disease
ESWL extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
GFR glomerular filtration rate
HCO3- hicarbonate-an electrolyte conserved by the kidney
HD hemodialysis
IC interstitial cystitis-chronic inflammation of the bladder wall
K+ potassium
KUB kidney, ureter, and bladder
Na+ sodium
PD peritoneal dialysis
pH potential hydrogen
PKD polycystic kidney disease
PKU phenylketonuria
PUL percutaneous ultrasonic lithotripsy
RP retrograde pyelogram
sp gr specific gravity
UA urinalysis
UTI urinary tract infection
VCUG voiding cystouretherogram
amni/o amnion
cervic/o cervix, neck
chori/o chorion
chorion/o chorion
colp/o vagina
culd/o cul-de-sac
episi/o vulva
galact/o milk
gynec/o women, female
hyster/o uterus, womb
lact/o milk
mamm/o breast
mast/o breast
men/o menses, menstruation
metr/o uterus
metri/o uterus
my/o muscle, muscle tumor
myom/o muscle, muscle tumor
nat/i birth
obstetr/o pregnancy and childbirth
o/o egg
oophor/o ovary
ov/o egg
ovari/o ovary
ovul/o egg
perine/o perineum
phor/o to bear
salping/o fallopian tubes
uter/o uterus
vagin/o vagina
vulv/o vulva
-arche beginning
-cyesis pregnancy
-gravida pregnant
-parous bearing, bringing forth
-rrhea discharge
-salpinx fallopian(uterine) tube
-tocia labor, birth
-version act of turning
dys- painful
endo- within
in- in
intra- within
multi- many
nulli- no, not, none
pre- before
primi- first
retro- backward
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