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Chapter 12

Chpater 12 Key Roots, Suffixes, & Prefixes, Misc

cele herniation, or prolapse
cyst/o relating to a bladder
dys painful, bad, disordered, difficult
ectomy excision, surgical removal
ex/o outside of, without
hydr/o relating to fluid, water or hydrogen
ia state of being, condition (abnormal)
ia/sis condition of
itis inflammation
lith/o calcification,stone
lysis destroy
nephr/o relating to the testicles
orraphy suturing
oshe/o relating to the scrotum
oscopy to examine through a scope
osis condition, process
ostomy indicates a surgically created artificial opening
otomy incision into
pexy fixation or suspension
pyel/o relating to the renal pelvis
vesic/o relating to the urinary bladder
Urge Incontinence Leakage of urine occurring immediately after an urgent, irrepressible need to void
Stress Incontinence Leakage of urine due to abrupt increases intra-abdominal pressure caused by coughing, sneezing, laughing, bending, or lifitng
Overflow Incontinence Urine loss due to cognitive or physical impairments such as a stroke or dementia
Mixed Incontinence Any combination of the above types of incontinence
Created by: BBracha