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Med 102 chapter 11 12 13

albumin/o albumin, protein
azot/o nitrogeneous compounds
bacteri/o bacteria (singular bacterium)
cyst/o bladder
vesic/o bladder
glomerul/o glomerulus
kal/i potassium (electrolyte)
keton/o ketone bodies (acids and acetone)
lith/o stone, calculus
meat/o meatus, opening
nephr/o kidney
ren/o kidney
noct/o night
olig/o scanty (decreased production)
py/o pus
pyel/o renal pelvis
ur/o urine, urinary tract
uter/o uterer
urethr/o urethra
-genesis forming, producing, origins
-iasis abnormal condition (produced by something specific)
-uria urine
dia- through, across
retro- behind, backward
amni/o amnion (amniotic sac)
cervic/o neck, cervix, uteri
colp/o vagina
vagin/o vagina
galact/o milk
lact/o milk
gynec/o woman, female
hyster/o uterus (womb)
metri/o uterus (womb)
uter/o uterus (womb)
mamm/o breast
mast/o breast
men/o menses, mensturation
metr/o uterus (womb) measure
nat/o birth
oophor/o ovary
ovari/o ovary
perine/o perineum
salping/o tube (usually fallopian)
-arche beginning
-cyesis pregnancy
-gravida pregnant woman
-para to bear (offspring)
-salpinx tube (usually Fallopian)
-tocia childbirth, labor
-version turning
ante- before, in front of
dys- bad, painful, difficultt
endo- in, within
multi- many, much
post- after
primi- first
epi- above, upon
brachy- short
-spadias slit, fissur
-ism condition
-genesis forming, producing, origin
-cide killing
vesicul/o seminal vesicle
vas/o vessel, vas deferens duct
varic/o dilated vein
spermat/o spermatozoa, sperm cells
sperm/o sperm cells, spermatozoa
prostat/o prostate gland
perine/o perineum (area between scrotum or vulva in the female and the anus
orch/o testis (plural testes)
orchi/o testis (plural testes)
orchid/o testis (plural testes)
test/o testis (plural testes)
olig/o scanty decreased production
gonad/o gonads, sex glands
genit/o genitalia
epididym/o epididymis
crypt/o hidden
balan/o glans penis
andr/o male
Created by: pheonix1