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NHTC Urology

NHTC 6 Medical Terms Urology

a, an without, not
para- near, beside, beyond
circum- around
vas/o vessel, vas deferens, duct
sperm/a, sperm/o, spermat/o sperm
prostat-, prostat/o prostate gland
test/o testes
orchi-, orchid/o, orchi/o, orch testes
balan/o glans penis
andr/o masculine, male
hypo under, below
hyper excessive, above normal
dys bad, painful, difficult
dia through, across
supra- above, excessive
poly- much
urin/o, ur/o urine, urinary tract
ket/o, keton/o ketone bodies (acids and acetones)
kal-, kal/i potassium (an electrolyte)
azot/o nitrogenous
albumin/o albumin (protein)
urethr/o urethra
ureter/o ureter
trigon/o trigone (triangular region at base of the bladder)
glomerul/o glomerulus
meat/o opening, meatus
vesic/o, vesicul/o bladder
cyst-, cyst/i, cyst/o 1. bladder; 2. cystic duct; 3. cyst
pyel-, pyel/o pelvis, usually the renal pelvis
ren/o, ren/i kidney
gonad/o gonads, sex glands
adeno gland
carcin cancer
nephr/o kidney
varico dilated vein
oma tumor
uria urine
emia blood
di double
ism, esis condition
al pertaining to
en in, within
hemat blood
hydro water
osis abnormal condition
itis inflammation
noct night
olig scanty
ic pertaining to
potence power
dips thirst
ia condition
py pus
tension tension
ary pertaining to
in in, not
continence to hold back
plasia formation, growth
crypt hidden
epididym epididymis
spadias a rent (a slit, a fissure)
cele hernia, swelling
im not
phimo muzzle
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