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SSCT Med Tem Chap 7

SSCT Medical Terminology Web3 Chapters 7 & Abbreviations

albumin/o albumin
azot/o nitrogen
bacteri/o bacteria
cali/o calyx (calix)
calic/o calyx (calix
cyst/o urinary bladder
dips/o thirst
glomerul/o glomerulus
ket/o ketone bodies
keton/o ketone bodies
lith/o stone
meat/o meatus
nephr/o kidney
noct/o night
olig/o scanty
-poietin substance that forms
py/o pus
pyel/o pelvis
ren/o kidney
trigon/o trigone
-tripsy to crush
ur/o urine
ureter/o ureter
urethr/o urethra
-uria urination; urine condition
urin/o urine
vesic/o urinary bladder
vitre/o glass
caliectasis dialation of the calyx
Caliceal pertaining to the calyx
ab abortion
ARF acute renal failure
BUN blood urea nitrogen
CRF Chronic Renal Failure
C-Section cesarean section
CS cesarean section
CVS Chorionic Villus Sampling
cysto cystoscopic examination
D&C dilation & curettage
ERT estrogen replacement therapy
Grav (1,2,,etc) number of pregnancies
GYN gynecology
HCG human chorionic gonadotropin
hCG Human chorionic gonadotropin
HD hemodialysis
IUD intrauterine device
IVF in vitro fertilization
IVP intravenous pyelogram
KUB kidney, ureter, bladder
LMP last menstrual period
NB newborn
OB obstretics
Pap Smear papanicolaous smear
Para (1,2,3 etc) number of live births
pH symbol for degrees of acidity or alkalinity
PID pelvic inflammatory disease
PMS premenstrual syndrome
sp.gr. specific gravity
U/A urinalysis
UTI urinary tract infection
cystitis inflammation of the urinary bladder
cystectomy removal of the urinary bladder
cystostomy new opening of the urinary bladder to the exterior
glomerular pertaining to the glomeruli
meatal stenosis narrowing or constricture of the diameter of a passage
meatotomy incision of the urinary meatus for enlargement
paranephric pertaining to near the kidney
nephropathy disease of the kidney
nephroptosis prolapse of a kidney
nephrolithotomy surgical incision into the kidney to remove a stone
nephrosclerosis hardening of the kidney arterioles
hydronephrosis cystic distension of the kidney caused by the accumulation of urine in the renal pelvis as a result of obstruction to outflow and accompanied by atrophy of the kidney structure and cyst formation
nephrostomy creation of an artificial opening into the kidney from the outside of the body
pyelolithotomy incision to remove a stone from the renal pelvis
pyelogram a radiograph made by pyelography
renal ischemia holding back blood flow to the kidney
renal colic severe pain resulting from a stone that is blocking a ureter or a kidney
trigonitis inflammation of the trigone
ureteroplasty plastic surgery performed on a ureter
ureterolithotomy incision of ureter to remove a stone
ureteroileostomy new opening o the ureters to a segment of ileum (in place of the bladder)
urethritis inflammation of the urethra
urethroplasty surgical repair of the urethra
urethral stricture narrowing of the passage that carries off the urine from the bladder and in the male serves also as a passageway for semen
perivesical pertaining to surrounding the urinary bladder
vesicoureteral reflux reflux of urine from the bladder into a ureter
albuminuria protein in the urine
azotemia excess nitrogenous waste in the blood stream
bacteriuria bacteria in the urine
polydipsia condition of much thirst
ketosis abnormal condition of ketone bodies in the blood and body tissues
ketonuria ketones and acetones in the urine
nephrolithiasis condition of kidney stones
nocturia frequent urination at night
oliguria scanty urination
erythropoieton hormone secreted by the kidney that stimulates formation of red blood cells
pyuria pus in the urine
lithotripsy crushing of stones
uremia blood condition that contains ura in the blood
enuresis bedwetting
diuresis excess production of urine
antidiuretic hormone hormone produced by the pituatary gland
urinary incontinence inability to hold urine in the bladder
urinary retention inability to release urine from the bladder
dysuria painful urination
anuria no urination
hematuria blood in the urine
glycosuria sugar in the urine
polyuria excessive urination
Created by: dmdisme