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Ch 12 A Terms

Acquiring Medical Language

TermDefinition
cystitis inflammation of th ebladder
cystocele hernia of the bladder
cystolith stone in the bladder
cystoma tumor of the bladder
cystoptosis downward displacement of the bladder
cystospasm involuntary contraction of the bladder
cystoureteritis inflammation of the bladder and urethra
cystourethrocele hernia of the bladder and urethra
glomerulonephritis inflammation of the kidneys involving primarily in the glomeruli
glomerulopathy disease of the kidney involving primarily the glomeruli
glomerulosclerosis hardening of the glomeruli
hydronephrosis kidney condition caused by the obstruction of urine flow
hyperhephroma another name for renal cell carcinoma
lithonephritis inflammation of the kidneys caused by stones
nephritis inflammation of the kidneys
nephrocele hernia of a kidney
nephrohypertrophy overdevelopment of the kidney
nephrolithiasis presence of stones in the kidney
nephroma kidney tumor
nephromalacia abnormal softening of a kidney
nephromegaly abnormal enlargement of a kidney
nephropathy any kidney disease
nephroptosis downward displacement of a kidney
nephrosclerosis abnormal hardening of a kidney
polycystic kidney disease (PKD) disease characterized by the formation of many fluid-filled cysts in the kidneys
pyelitis inflammation of the renal pelvis
pyelocystitis inflammation of the renal pelvis and bladder
pyelocystomosis creation of an opening between the renal pelvis and bladder
pyelonephritis inflammatory of the kidney and renal pelvis
pyleopathy disease of the renal pelvis
pyeloureterectasia dilation of the renal pelvis and ureter
pyonephritis inflammation of the kidney caused by pus
pyonephrolithiasis presence of pus and stones in the kidney
pyopyeloectasis pus in a dilated renal pelvis
renal cell carcinoma cancer of the kidneys
renal failure kidney failure
renal ischemia deficiency of blood in a kidney
stress urinary incontinence (SUI) loss of bladder control caused by external pressure
ureteritis inflammation of a ureter
ureteropyelonephritis inflammation of a kidney, renal pelvis, and ureter
urethritis inflammation of the urethra
urethrocystitis inflammation of the urethra and bladder
urinary tract infection (UTI) infection of the urinary tract
uropathy disease of the urinary tract
vesicocele hernia of the bladder
vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) abnormal flow of urine from the bladder back into the ureters
ureteropyelitis inflammation of a ureter and renal pelvis
balanitis inflammation of the penis
benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) noncancerous overdevelopment of the prostate, also known as enlarged prostate
benign prostate hypertrophy another term for benign prostate hyperplasia
epididymitis inflammation of the epididymis
epididymo-orchitis inflammation of the testicle and epididymis
gonorrhea discharge from the gonads
orchiditis inflammation of the testicle
orchiepididymitis inflammation of the testicles and epididymis
orchiopathy disease of the testicles
orchitis inflammation of the testicles
prostatitis inflammation of the prostate
prostatocystitis inflammation of the prostate and bladder
prostatovesiculitis inflammation of the prostate and seminal vesicles
testicular carcinoma testicular cancer
testitis inflammation of a testicle
varicocele overexpansion of the blood vessels of the testicles, leading to a soft tumor
Created by: DarrinWan