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Terminology Lesson 4

Medical Terminology Lesson 4 - Urinary and Reproductive

QuestionAnswerWord Association
creatinine (kree + at + in + in) a waste material in urine creatinine,waste material,destroy,opposite is create,creatinine
creatinuria excess creatinine
Excretion the process by which wastes are removed from the blood in the form of urine
cysto (sis + toe) bladder cysto,bladder,sack,cyst,cysto
cystoscopy bladder examination
glomerulo (glum + uh + rule + oh) nephron part, little ball glomerulo,little ball,globe,globe one,globe numero uno,glomerulo
glomerulitis glomeruli inflammation
nephro (nef + row) kidney nephro,kidney,pair,twins,relations,nephew, nephro
nephrectomy kidney removal
peritoneo (pear + uh + toe + knee + oh) peritoneo, lining of abdominal organs peritoneo,abdominal,organ,music notes,pair of tones,organ lining, peritoneo
peritonitis peritoneum inflammation
perineum the region that extends from the external genitalia, between the legs, to the anus
pyelo (pie + el + oh) pelvis pyelo,pelvis,hips,padded,pillow,pyeloa
pyelonephritis pelvis and kidney inflammation
reni (ree + knee) kidney reni,kidney,kidney pie,sauce,runny,reni
reniform kidney shaped
uretero (your + uh + tuh + row) ureter uretero,ureter,ureter + o,uretero
ureterocele ureter tumor
renal calculi Kidney stones and are formed by mineral deposits
urethro (your + ee + throw) urethra urethro,urethra,urethra + o,urethro
urethritis urethra inflammation
uri (your + ee) urine uri,urine,urine - n,uri
uriposia drinking of urine
Micturation another word for urination
uric (your + ick) pertaining to urine uric,urine,icky,uric
uricemia uric acid in blood
urina (your + ee + nuh) urine urina,urine,urine + a,urina
urination discharge of urine
ADH antidiuretic hormone
uro (your + oh) urine uro,urine,yellow,uro
urology urine, study of
bulbo (bull + bow) bulblike,bulbourethral gland bulbo,bulblike,like = o,bulbo
bulbitis inflammation of the bulbourethral gland
cervi (serve + ee) neck, uterus cervi,uterus neck,neck massage,service,cervi
cervicectomy cervix removal
cervix The narrow part of the uterus
galacto (guh + lack + toe) milk galacto,milk,Milky Way,galaxy,galacto
galactorrhea excessive milk
genito (gen + it + oh) reproductive system genito,reproductive,beginning,genesis,genito
genitoplasty genital organ surgery
hyster (his + tear) uterus hyster,uterus, you tear us, leave in stitches, hysterical, hyster
hysterectomy uterus removal
lactin (lack + tin) milk lactin,milk,white,lack tan,lactin
lactation milk producing
mast breast mast,breast,breastbone,sternum,steer 'em,keel, ship,mast
mastectomy breast removal
metr (me - tur) uterus metr,uterus,Uranus,far away,measure,meter
endometriosis abnormal cells outside uterus, condition
syphilis the great pox
natal (nah + tul) born natal,born,cradle,sounds like cradle,natal
neonatal newborn
oophoro (ooh + four + oh) ovary oophoro,ovary,over,overjoyed,euphoria,oophoro
oophoroitis ovary inflammation
orchido (or + kid + oh) testicle orchido,testicle,bag,balloon,grow,flower,orchido
orchidoptosis testicle dropping
Testicles testes,produce sperm
ova, ovi, ovo (oh + vuh) egg ova,egg,yolk,yellow,star,nova,ova
ovicide egg destruction
salping (sal + ping) tube, fallopian salping,tube,television,shows,ticket sales,scalping,salping
salpingitis fallopian tube inflammation
sperma spermato (spur + ma) seed sperma,seed,plant,spore,sperm,sperma
spermacrasia sperm, lack of
vas duct, vessel vas,duct,duck,bird,birdcage,container,vase,vas
vasectomy excision of vas deferens
Created by: josimaryduke