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Medical Term Ch 6

Medical Terminology A Programmed Systems Approach Dennerll Davis

WordsDefinition
antineoplastic agent that works against tumor growth
anuria unable to produce urine
balanoplasty surgical repair of the glans penis
balanorrhea discharge for the glans penis
cervical pertaining to the neck and cervix
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
colposcopy the process of using a colposcope to examine tissue of the vagina and cervix
colpotomy incision into the vaginal wall
cryptorchidism condition of an undescended testis
cystorrhagia hemorrhage of the bladder
cystorrhaphy suturing of the urinary bladder
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 woman or female structures
gynecologist physician specialist in women's health
gynecology the science of studying women's health
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 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 inside of the uterus closely
hysteroscopy the process of using a hysterscope
menorrhagia abnormally excessive menstruation
metrocele herniation of uterine tissue
metropathy any disease of the uterine tissue
metrorrhea discharge from the uterine tissue
nephritis inflammation of the kidney
nephrolith kidney stone
nephromalacia softening of the kidney tissue
nephromegaly enlargement of the kidney
nephropexy surgical fixation of a prolapsed kidney
nephroptosis prolapsed or displaced kidney
nephrorrhaphy suturing of the kidney tissue
neurorrhaphy suturing of a nerve
nocturia excessive urination at night
oliguria abnormally low amount of urine
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 the testes
orchidocele herination of the testes
orchidoptosis prolapsed condition of a testis
orchioplasty surgical repair of a testis
orchiotomy incision into a testis
penile pertaining to the penis
penitis inflammation of the penis
penoscrotal pertaining to the penis and the scrotum
polyarthitis inflammation of many joints
polycystic having many cysts
polyneuralgia pain in many nerves
polyneuritis inflammation in many nerves
polyotia having more than 2 ears
polyphagia excessive hunger and eating
polyphobia having many fears
polyuria abnormally excessive urination
prostatalgia prostate pain
prostatectomy excision of the prostate
prostatitisis inflammation of the prostate
pyelitis inflammation of the renal pelvis
pyelogram x-ray of the renal pelvis
pyelonephritis inflammation of the renal pelvis and 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 tube
salpingo-oophoritis inflammation of the fallopian tube and ovary
salpingo-oophorcele herniation of the fallopian tube and ovary
salpingostomy forming a new opening in the fallopian tube
seminoma tumor containing semen
spermatoblast immature sperm cells
spermatocele herniated sac 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
ureterocele herniation of the ureter
uretercystostomy 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 renal pelvis
ureteropyosis condition of pus in the ureter
ureterorrhagia hemorrhage of the ureter
ureterorrhaphy suturing the ureter
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 of the urethra
urogenital pertaining to the urinary tract and genitals
urologist physician specialist in disorders of the urinary and male reproduction systems
urology the medical studies of the urinary system
uropathy any disease of the urinary system
uterine pertaining to the uterus
vasectomy surgical removal 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 in the vas deferens
vasotomy incision into the vas deferens
vasotripsy surgical crushing of a vessel
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