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Med Term - Lesson 5

Urinary System

Prefix, Word Root, SuffixDefinition
cyst bladder; sac
hem blood
hemat blood
lith stone; calculus
nephr kidney
noct night
olig scanty; few
pyel renal pelvis
ren kidney
ur; urin urination; urine; urinary tract
ureter ureter
urethr urethra
-emia blood condition
-gram record; tradiographic image
-graphy process of recording; radiographic imaging
-iasis condition
-pexy surgical fixation; suspension
-plasty surgical repair
-rrhaphy suture; repair
-tripsy surgical crushing
hemodialysis procedue for removing waste from the blood because of an inability of the kidneys to do so
incontinence inability to control the bladder
renal calculi stones in the kidney
renal transplant surgical procedure for replacement of a diseased kidney by a donor kidney
urinalysis laboratory test in which multiple routine tests are done on a urine specimen
urinalysis abbreivation UA
urinary catheterization procedure that involves the passage of a catheter into the urinary bladder to withdraw urine
urinary tract infection infection of one or more organs of the urinary tract
urinary tract infection abbreivation UTI
void to pass urine
Created by: srussel