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mstodd genitourinary

medical terms

QuestionAnswer
CYST/O BLADDER
VESIC/O BLADDER
GLOMERUL/O GLOMERULUS
LITH/O STONE,CALCULUS
MEAT/O OPENING,MEATUS
NEPHR/O KIDNEY
REN/O KIDNEY
PYEL/O RENAL PELVIS
UR/O URETER
URETHR/O URETHRA
ANDR/O MALE
EPIDIDIYM/O EPIDIDYMIS
ORCH/O TESTIS
ORCHI/O TESTIS
ORCHID/O TESTIS
TEST/O TESTIS
PERINE/O PERINEUM
PROSTAT/O PROSTATE GLAND
SPERMAT/O SPERMATOZOA, SPERM CELLS
SPERM/O SPERM CELLS
VARIC/O DILATED VEIN
VAS/O VESSEL; VAS DEFERENS; DUCT
VESICUL/O SEMINAL VESICLE
ALBUMIN/O ALBUMIN, PROTEIN
AZOT/O NITROGENOUS COMPOUNDS
BACTERI/O BACTERIA
CRYPT/O HIDDEN
GONAD/O GONADS, SEX GLANDS
KAL/I POTASSIUM
KETON/O KETONE BODIES
NOCT/O NIGHT
OLIG/O SCANTY
PY/O PUS
-CIDE KILLING
-GENESIS FORMING,PRODUCING,ORIGIN
-IASIS ABNORMAL CONDITION
-ISM CONDITION
-SPADIAS SLIT,FISSURE
-URIA URINE
DIA- THROUGH,ACROSS
RETRO- BACKWARD,BEHIND
_____ IS THE ABSENCE OF URINE PRODUCTION OR URINARY OUTPUT. ANURIA
______ IS THE RETENTION OF EXCESSIVE AMOUNTS OF NITROGENOUS COMPOUNDS. AZOTEMIA
PAINFUL OR DIFFICULT URINATION. DYSURIA
RENAL FAILURE THAT OCCURS OVER A PERIOD OF YEARS. CHRONIC RENAL FAILURE
INVOLUNTARY DISCHARGE OF URINE. ENURESIS
ABNORMAL PASSAGE FROM A HOLLOW ORGAN TO THE SURFACE OR FROM ONE ORGAN TO ANOTHER. FISTULA
VOIDING URINE AT FREQUENT INTERVALS. FREQUENCY
INVOLUNTARY DELAY IN INITIATING URINATION. HESITANCY
ABNORMAL DILATION OF THE RENAL PELVIS AND THE CALYCES OF ONE OR BOTH KIDNEYS. HYDRONEPHROSIS
EXCESSIVE OR FREQUENT URINATION AFTER GOING TO BED. NOCTURIA
INHERITED DISEASE IN WHICH SACS OF FLUID CALLED CYSTS DEVELOP IN THE KIDNEYS. POLYCYSTIC KIDNEY DISEASE (PKD)
FEELING OF THE NEED TO VOID IMMEDIATELY. URGENCY
DISORDER CAUSED BY THE FAILURE OF URINE TO PASS THROUGH THE URETERS TO THE BLADDER. VESICOURETERAL REFLUX (VUR)
RAPIDLY DEVELOPING MALIGNANT NEOPLASM OF THE KIDNEY THAT USUALLY OCCURS IN CHILDREN. WILMS TUMOR
CONGENITAL ABSENCE OF ONE OR BOTH TESTES. ANORCHIDISM
FAILURE TO FORM OR EJACULATE SEMEN. ASPERMIA
INFLAMMATION OF THE SKIN COVERING THE GLANS PENIS. BALANITIS
REPEATED INABILITY TO INITIATE OR MAINTAIN AN ERECTION SUFFICIENT FOR SEXUAL INTERCOURSE. ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION (ED)
MALFORMATION IN WHICH THE URETHRA OPENS ON THE DORSUM OF THE PENIS. EPISPADIAS
CONDITION IN WHICH KIDNEY FUNCTION IS PERMANENTLY LOST. END-STAGE RENAL DISEASE (ESRD)
STENOSIS OR NARROWING OF PERPUTIAL ORIFICE SO THAT THE FORESKIN CANNOT BE RETRACTED. PHIMOSIS
SCREENING TEST THAT ASSESSES THE RECTAL WALL SURFACE FOR LESIONS. DIGITAL RECTAL EXAMINATION (DRE)
MEASURES THE CONTRACTION OF MUSCLES THAT CONTROL URINATION. ELECTROMYOGRAPHY (EMG)
SELF-EXAM OF THE TESTES. TESTICULAR SELF-EXAMINATION (TSE)
TEST THAT DETERMINES THE AMOUNT OF UREA NITROGEN PRESENT IN A BLOOD SAMPLE. BLOOD UREA NITROGEN (BUN)
TEST THAT DETERMINES THE CAUSATIVE ORGANISM OF A DISEASE AND HOW IT RESPONDS TO ANTIBODIES. CULTURE AND SENSITIVITY (C&S)
BLOOD TEST USED TO DETECT PROSTATIC DISORDERS, ESPECIALLY PROSTATIC CANCER. PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN (PSA)
TEST THAT ANALYZES A SEMEN SAMPLE. SEMEN ANALYSIS
BATTERY OF TESTS PERFORMED ON A URINE SPECIMEN. URINALYSIS (UA)
RADIOGRAPHIC EXAMINATION OF THE URINARY BLADDER. CYSTOGRAPHY
RADIOGRAPIC EXAMINATION OF THE KIDNEYS,AND URINARY TRACT AFTER IV INJECTION. INTRAVENOUS PYLEOGRAPHY (IVP)
RADIOGRAPHIC EXAMINATION TO DETERMINE THE LOCATION, SIZE AND SHAPE OF THE KIDNEYS. KIDNEY,URETER,BLADDER RADIOGRAPHY (KUB)
RADIOLOGY TEST IN WHICH RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS ARE USED WITH A SPECIALIZED CAMERA. NUCLEAR SCAN
MEDICAL PROCEDURE USED TO FILTER TOXIC SUBSTANCES FROMTHE PATIENT'S BLOODSTREAM. DIALYSIS
METHOD OF REMOVING WASE SUBSTANCES FROM THE BODY BY PASSING IT THROUGH A MACHINE. HEMODIALYSIS
REMOVAL OF TOXIC SUBSTANCES FROM THE BODY BY INJECTING WARM STERILE CHEMICAL SOLUTION. PERITONEAL DIALYSIS
REMOVAL OF ALL OR PART OF THE FORESKIN OF THE PENIS. CIRCUMCISION
FIXATION OF A FLOATING OR MOBILE KIDNEY. NEPHROPEXY
REMOVAL OF ONE OR BOTH TESTES. ORCHIDECTOMY
SURGICAL PROCEDURE THAT INVOLVES INSERTING A RESECTOSCOPE INTO THE URETHA. TRANSURETHRAL RESECTION OF THE PROSTATE (TURP)
INCISION OF A URETHRAL STRICTURE. URETHROTOMY
EXCISION OF ALL OR A SEGMENT OF THE VAS DEFERENS. VASECTOMY
TREAT BACTERIAL INFECTIONS OF THE URINARY TRACT. ANTIBIOTICS
DECREASE SPASMS IN THE URETHRA AND BLADDER. ANTISPASMODICS
PROMOTE AND INCREASE THE EXCRETION OF URINE. DIURETICS
REPLACE POTASSIUM DUE TO DEPLETION CAUSED BY DIURETICS. POTASSIUM SUPPLEMENTS
INCREASE TESTOSTERONE LEVELS. ANDROGENS
TREAT ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION (IMPOTENCE). ANTI-IMPOTENCE AGENTS
AGN ACUTE GLOMERULONEPHRITIS
ARF ACUTE RENAL FAILURE
ATN ACUTE TUBULAR NECROSIS
BNO BLADDER NECK OBSTRUCTION
BPH BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA;BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERTROPHY
BUN BLOOD UREA NITROGEN
C&S CULTURE AND SENSITIVITY
Cath CATHETERIZATION; CATHETER
CYSTO CYSTOSCOPY
DRE DIGITAL RECTAL EXAMINATION
EBT EXTERNAL BEAM THERAPY
ED ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION
EMG ELECTROMYOGRAM;ELECTROMYOGRAPHY
ESRD END-STAGE RENAL DISEASE
ESWL EXTRACORPOREAL SHOCK-WAVE LITHROTRIPSY
GU GENITOURINARY
HD HEMODIALYSIS
HTN HYPERTENSION
IVP INTRAVENOUS PYELOGRAM;INTRAVENOUS PYELOGRAPHY
K POTASSIUM
KUB KINDEY,URETER,BLADDER
Na SODIUM
PCNL PERCUTANEOUS NEPHROLITHOTOMY
pH SYMBOL FOR DEGREE OF ACIDITY OR ALKALINITY
PKD POLYCYSTIC KIDNEY DISEASE
PSA PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN
RP RETROGRADE PYELOGRAM; RETROGRADE PYELOGRAPHY
sp.gr. SPECIFIC GRAVITY
TSE TESTICULAR SELF-EXAMINATION
TURP TRANSURETHRAL RESECTION OF THE PROSTATE
UA URINALYSIS
UTI URINARY TRACT INFECTION
VCUG VIODING CYSTOURETHROGRAPHY PROSTATE
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