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Medical Terms Mod 3

An Anus
BPH Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy-noncancerous enlargement of the prostate gland
BUN Blood Urea Nitrogen
Cholecyst/o Gallbladder
Cholecystogram X-ray of the gallbladder
Cyst/o Bladder, sac, urinary bladder
Cystitis Inflammation of the urinary bladder
Diuretic Increasing the secretion of urine
Diverticulitis Inflammation of a diverticulum or several diverticula
Dyspepsia Difficult digestion
Dysuria Painful or difficult urination
Enter/0 Intestines
Gastr/o Stomach
GERD Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease- reflux or moving backward of gastric contents into the esophagus
Glomerulonephritis Inflammation fo the glomerulus of the kidneys
Gloss/o Tongue
Glycosuria Presence of glucose in the urine
Hematuria Presence of blood in the urine
Hepat/o Liver
IVP Intravenous Pyelography-recording process of internal structures
KUB Kidneys, Ureters, and Bladder- an x-ray of lower abdomen that displays size, shape, and location of the kidneys, ureters, and bladder
Laparotomy Surgical incision into the abdominal wall
Lip/o Fat
Lith/o Stone
Micturition Normal process of expelling urine
Nephr/o Kidney
Nephrectomy Surgical incision into a kidney to remove stones
Nephritis Inflammation of the kidney
Nephrolitiasis Presence of stones in the kdiney (renal calculi or kidney stones)
NG Nasogastric
Nocturia Excessive urination at night
Oliguria Diminished urine secretion
Pexy Surgical fixation
Proctologist Rectum specialist
Renal Colic Pain caused by a passage of a kidney stone
UA Urinalysis
UGI Upper Gastrointestinal
Urethrostomy Creation of a new or artificial opening for the urethra
UTI Urinary Tract Infection- infection of the urinary tract that can include the urethra, urinary bladder, and ureters
Created by: jearl