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Unit 6

Urology and Gynecology

antineoplastic agent that works against tumor growth
anuria unable to produce urine
balanoplasty surgical repair of the glans penis
balanorrhea discharge from the glans penis
cervical pertaining to the neck of the cervix
cervicitis inflammation of the cervix
cholelithiasis infestation of the gallstones
colpalgia vaginal pain
colpitis inflammation of the vagina
colpopathy any disease of the vagina
colpoptosis prolapse of the vagina
colposcope instrument used to examine the vagina and cervix
colpotomy incision into the vaginal wall
conization excision of a cone-shaped endocervical tissue
cryptorchidism condition of an undescended testis
cystorrhagia hemorrhage of the bladder
cystorrhaphy suturing of the urinary bladder
dermatorrhaphy suturing of the skin
dysplasia abnormal development that may be cancerous
dysuria difficult, painful urination
endocervical inside the cervix
endometriosis condition of endometrial tissue growing outside of the endometrium
endometritis inflammation of the endometrium
glycosuria glucose (sugar) in the urine
gynecoid resembling a women or female structures
gynecologist physician specialist in health issues related to female reproductive organs and the breasts
gynecology the science of studying diseases of the female reproductive organs and the breasts
gynecopathy any disease peculiar to women
gyneophobia abnormal fear of women
hematuria blood in the urine
hemorrhage bleeding
hysterectomy excision of the uterus
hysteropathy any disease of the uterus
hysteropexy surgical fixation of a prolapsed uterus
hysterosalpingogram x-ray of the uterus and fallopian tubes (uses contrast media)
hysterosalpingo-oophorectomy total abdominal hysterectomy
hysteroscope instrument used to examine the inside of the uterus closely
menorrhagia abnormally excessive menstruation
metrocele herniation of the uterus tissue
metropathy any disease of the uterine tissues
metrorrhea discharge from the uterine tissues
nephritis inflammation of the kidneys
nephrolith kidney stones
nephromalacia softening of the kidney tissue
nephromegaly enlargement of a kidney
nephropexy surgical fixation of a prolapsed kidney
nephroptosis prolapsed or displaced kidney
nephrorrhaphy suturing of kidney tissue
neurorrhaphy suturing of a nerve
nocturia excessive urination at night
oliguria abnormally low amounts of unrine
oogenesis formation of ova
oophorectomy excision of an ovary
oophoritis inflammation of an ovary
oophoroma tumor of an ovary
oophoropexy surgical fixation of a prolapsed ovary
oophoroptosis prolapsed ovary
orchidalgia testicular pain
orchidectomy excision of a testis
orchidocele herniation of the testes
orchidoptosis prolapsed condition of a testis
orchidopexy fixation of an undescended testis
orchioplasty surgical repair of the testes
orchiotomy incision into a testis
penile pertaining to the penis
penitis inflammation of the penis
penoscrotal pertaining to the penis and scrotum
polyarthritis inflammation of many joints
polycystic having many cysts
polyneuralgia pain in many nerves
polyneuritis inflammation of many nerves
polyotia having more than two ears
polyphagia excessive hunger and eating
polyphobia having many fears
polyuria abnormally excessive urination
prostatalgia prostate pain
prostatectomy excision of the prostate
prostatitis inflammation of the prostate gland
prostatorrhea discharge from the prostate
pyelitis inflammation of the renal pelvis
pyelogram x-ray of the renal pelvis
pyelonephritis inflammation of the renal pelvis and the kidney
pyeloplasty surgical repair of the renal pelvis
renal pertaining to the kidney
renogastric pertaining to the kidney and stomach
renogram x-ray of the kidney
renointestinal pertaining to the kidney and intestine
renopathy any disease of the kidney
salpingectomy excision of a fallopian tube
salpingitis inflammation of the fallopian tubes
salpingo-oophoritis inflammation of the ovary and fallopian tube
salpingo-oophorocele herniation of the ovary adn fallopian tube
salpingostomy forming a new opening in the fallopian tube
scrotum saclike structure containing the testes
seminal pertaining to semen
seminoma tumor containing sperm
spermatoblast immature sperm cell
spermatocele a herniated sac-like structure in the scrotum containing sperm
spermatocyst saclike structure containing sperm
spermatoid resembling sperm
spermatolysis destruction of sperm
spermatopathy any disease of the sperm
spermicide agent that kills sperm
testicular pertaining to the testes
ureters tubes from kidneys to bladder
ureterocele herniation of the ureter
ureterocystostomy procedure to form a new opening between the ureter and the urinary bladder
ureterolith stone in the ureter
ureteropathy any disease involving the ureter
ureteropyelitis inflammation of the ureter and the renal pelvis
ureteropyosis condition of pus in the ureter
ureterorrhagia hemorrhage of the ureter
ureterorrhaphy suturing of the ureter
urethra tube from bladder to urinary meatus
urethrocystitis inflammation of the urethra and urinary bladder
urethrorrhagia hemorrhage of the urethra
urethrorrhaphy suturing of the urethra
urethrospasm spasm of the muscles of the urethra
urethrotomy incision into the urethra
urogenital pertaining to the urinary tract and genitals
urologist physician specialist in disorders of the urinary and male reproductive systems
urology the medical specialty that studies the urinary system
uropathy any disease of the urinary system
uterine pertaining to the uterus
vasectomy excision of the vas deferens
vasoconstriction decrease in vessel diameter
vasodilation increase in vessel diameter
vasorrhaphy suturing of vessel or vas deferens
vasostomy procedure to make a new opening int he vas deferens
vasotomy incision into the vas deferens
vasotripsy surgical crushing of a vessel
Created by: morgan19