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Liles Extra Urinary

Urinary Terminology

a-,an- no, not, without
albumin/o albumin(protein)
angi/o vessel (blood)
anti- against
arteri/o artery
azot/o urea, nitrogen
bacteri/o bacteria
cali/o calyx
calic/o calyx
cyst/o urinary bladder, cyst, sac of fluid
dia- complete, through
dips/o thirst
dys- bad, painful, difficult, abnormal
ectasis stretching, dilation, expansion
emia blood condition
en- in, within
glomerul/o glomerulus
glyc/o glucose, sugar
glycos/o glucose, sugar
hydr/o water
isch/o to hold back, back
ket/o ketones,acetones
keton/o ketones,acetones
lith/o stone, calculus
lithiasis condition of stones
lysis breakdown, seperation, destruction, loosening
meat/o meatus (opening)
megaly enlargement
necr/o death
nephr/o kidney
noct/o night
ole little, small
olig/o scanty
peri- surrounding
plasty surgical repair
poietin substance that forms
poly- many, much
ptosis droop, sag, prolapse, fall
py/o pus
pyel/o renal pelvis
ren/o kidney
retro- behind, back, backward
rrhaphy suture
rrhea flow, discharge
sclerosis hardening
spasm sudden contraction of muscles
stenosis tightening, stricture
-stomy opening (to form a mouth)
tom/o to cut
-tomy incision,process of cutting
tox/o poison
trigon/o trigone (area within the bladder)
tripsy to crush
trophy nourishment, development
ule little, small
ur/o urine, urinary tract
ureter/o ureter
urethr/o urethra
uria urination, condition of urine
urin/o urine
vesic/o urinary bladder
-pathy disease condition
-lithotomy incision to remove a stone
Created by: ssaretsky