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LOFM Chapter 7

The Language of Medicine Ninth Edition

cali/o calic/o calyx (calix) cup-like collectiong region of the renal perlvis
cyst/o urinary bladder
glomerul/o glomerulus-tiny ball of capillaries in the kidney
meat/o meatus--opening or canal
nephr/o kidney
pyel/o renal pelvis--central collecting region in the kidney
ren/o kidney
trigon/o trigone--triangular area in the urinary bladder
ureter/o ureter--one of the two tubes leading from the kidney to the urinary bladder
urethr/o urethra--tube leading form the urinary bladder to the outside of the body.
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 keton/o ketone bodies--ketones are formed when fatty acids are broken down in the liver. Ketones accumulate in blood and urine when the body breaks down fat, instead of sugar for fuel.
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
Created by: ADRIANAF