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7.1 Urology

Combining forms of the Urology unit.

acid/o- acid (low pH)
absorpt/o- absorb; take in
albumin/o- albumin
alges/o- sensation of pain
alkal/o- base (high pH)
ambulat/o- walking
angi/o- blood vessel; lymphatic vessel
arteri/o- artery
bacteri/o- bacterium
bi/o- life; living organisms; living tissue
blast/o- immature; embryonic
calcul/o stone
calic/o calix
cali/o calix
cancer/o- cancer
carcin/o- cancer
catheter/o- catheter
chron/o- time
col/o- colon
congenit/o- present at birth
contin/o- hold together
corpor/o- body
cortic/o- cortex (outer region)
cutane/o- skin
cyst/o- bladder; fluid-filled sac; semisolid cyst
dist/o- away from the center/point of origin
electr/o- electricity
enur/o- to urinate
erythr/o- red
filtrat/o- filtering; straining
genit/o- genitalia
gen/o- arising frmo; produced by
glomerul/o- glomerulus
glycos/o- glucose (sugar)
hemat/o- blood
hem/o- blood
hil/o- hilum (indentation in an organ)
hyal/o- clear; glass-like substance
hydr/o- water; fluid
infect/o- disease within
interstiti/o- spaces within tissue
kal/i- potassium
keton/o- ketones
leuk/o- white
lith/o- stone
log/o- word; the study of
metr/o- measurement; uterus (womb)
micturi/o- making urine
mucos/o- mucous membrane
necr/o- dead cells, tissue, or body
nephr/o- kidney; nephron
neur/o- nerve
noct/o- night
olig/o- scanty; few
pelv/o- pelvis (hip bone; renal pelvis)
pen/o- penis
peritone/o- peritoneum
prostat/o- prostate gland
protein/o- protein
proxim/o- near the center/point of origin
pyel/o- renal pelvis
pub/o- pubis (hip bone)
py/o- pus
radi/o- radius (forearm bone); x-rays; radiation
radic/o- all parts including the root
refract/o- bend; deflect
ren/o- kidney
resect/o- to cut out; remove
retent/o- keep; hold back
scler/o- hard; sclera (white of the eye)
sensitiv/o- affected by; sensitive to
son/o- sound
spad/o- tear; opening
spasmod/o- spasm
suspens/o- hanging
tom/o- cut; slice; layer
tox/o- poison
transplant/o- move something to another place
tub/o- tube
tubul/o- tube; small tube
ureter/o- ureter
urethr/o- urethra
urin/o- urine; urinary system
ur/o- urine; urinary system
vagin/o- vagina
ven/o- vein
vesic/o- bladder; fluid-filled sac (adj. form)
excret/o- removing from the body
filtr/o- filter
Created by: vikingmedterm