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Chapter 12 - Bell

Ch. 12: The Urinary and Male Reproductive System—Urology - Bell

glomerul/o glomerulus
nephr/o kidney
ren/o kidney
pyel/o renal pelvis
ur/o urine
urin/o urine
lith/o stone
cyst/o bladder
vesic/o bladder
urethr/o urethra
ureter/o ureter
meat/o opening
testicles male gonads; make and store sperm; produce testosterone which causes the male secondary sex characteristics
epididymus stores the sperm
vas deferens carry sperm from the epididymus to the seminiferous tubules
seminiferous tubules contribute fluid to the sperm to make semen
prostate gland encircles the urethra; also secretes fluid into the semen
penis contains the urethra; carries urine and semen to the outside of the body
balan/o penis
epididym/o epididymus
orch/o testicle
orchi/o testicle
orchid/o testicle
test/o testicle
prostat/o prostates
sperm/o sperm
spermat/o sperm
sperm/i sperm
stress urinary incontinence (SUI) loss of bladder control caused by the application of external pressure
urinary tract infection (UTI) infection of the urinary tract
vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) abnormal flow of urine from the bladder back into the ureters
fulguration use of electric current to destroy tissue
circumcision surgical removal of the foreskin of the penis
BUN blood urea nitrogen
UA urine analysis
Bx biopsy
IVP intravenous pyelogram
IVU intravenous urogram
KUB kidney, ureters, bladder
RP retrograde pyelogram
VCUG voiding cystourethrogram
cath catheter
ESWL extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
HD hemodialysis
I & O intake and output
OAB overactive bladder
PKD polycystic kidney disease
SUI stress urinary incontinence
UTI urinary tract infection
VUR vesicoureteral reflux
BPH benign prostate hyperplasia
PSA prostate-specific antigen
TURP transurethral resection of the prostate
DRE digital rectal exam
ED erectile dysfunction
STD/STI sexually transmitted disease/ infection
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