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genitourinary words

genitourinary medical terminolory

BPH benign prostatic hypertrophy; condition in which the prostate gland enlarges & impinges on the urethra
calculi abnormal stones in body tissues resulting from the precipitation of minerals
circumcision removal of all or part of the prepuce of the penis
epispadias congenital abnormality in which the opening of the urethra is on the dorsum of the penis
hematuria condition of blood in the urine
hypothermia condition of abnormally low body temperature
lithotripsy a procedure in which stones are crushed w/in a body cavity
rectoscope an instrument that removes tissue by cutting & coagulating small slices
retrograde pyelography x-ray or fluoroscopic studies of the renal pelvis using contrast media
torsion twisting of an organ or structure that may cause local ischemia and necrosis
transurethral describes a procedure in which access is gained thru the urethral opening
TURBT transurethral resection of a bladder tumor
TURP transurethral resection of the prostate
UTI urinary tact infection
hypospadias abnormal congential condition in which the urethra opens inferior to its normal location
Created by: clmcnees