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A&P CH17 word parts

A&P CH17 Urinary System

calyc- (small cup) major calyces: cup-like divisions of the renal pelvis
cort- (covering) renal cortex: shell of tissues surrounding the inner kidney
detrus- (to force away) detrusor muscle: muscle within the bladder wall that expels urine
glom- (little ball) glomerulus: cluster of capillaries within a renal corpuscle
mict- (to pass urine) micturition: process of expelling urine from the bladder
nephr- (pertaining to the kidney) nephron: functional unit of a kidney
papill- (nipple) renal papillae: small elevations that project into a renal calyx
trigon- (triangular shape) trigone: triangular area on the internal floor of the urinary bladder