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Med Term Review LN 5

Lesson 5 - Urinary System

Medical TermDefinition
an/ur/ia condition of without urine
cyst/itis inflammation of the bladder
cyst/o/gram radiographic image of the bladder
cyst/o/graphy radiographic imaging of the bladder
cyst/o/lith/iasis condition of stones in the bladder
cyst/o/lith/o/tomy incision into the bladder to remove a stone
cyst/o/scope instrument used for visual examination of the bladder
cyst/o/scopy visual examination of the bladder
cyst/o/stomy artificial opening into the bladder
cyst/o/urethr/o/graphy radiographic imaging of the bladder & urethra
dys/ur/ia condition of painful urination
hemat/ur/ia condition of blood in the urine
lith/o/tripsy surgical crushing of a stone
nephr/ectomy surgical removal of the kidney
nephr/itis inflammation of the kidney
nephr/o/lith/iasis condition of stones in the kidney
nephr/o/logist specialist (physician) who studies and treats diseases of the kidney
nephr/o/logy study of the kidney
nephr/o/pexy surgical fixation of the kidney
nephr/o/plasty surgical repair of the kidney
nephr/o/rrhaphy suture of the kidney
nephr/o/stomy artificial opening into the kidney
nephr/o/tomy incision into the kidney
noct/ur/ia condition of night urination
olig/ur/ia condition of scanty urine
pyel/itis inflammation of the renal pelvis
pyel/o/lith/o/tomy incision into the renal pelvis to remove a stone
pyel/o/nephr/itis inflammation of the renal pelvis and kidney
py/ur/ia condition of pus in the urine
ren/al pertaining to the kidney
ur/em/ia condition of urine in the blood
ureter/ectomy surgical removal of the ureter
ureter/o/cutane/o/stomy artificial opening of the ureter to the skin
ureter/o/lith/iasis condition of a stone in the ureter
ureter/o/lith/o/tomy incision into the ureter to remove a stone
ureter/o/pyel/o/nephr/itis inflammation of the ureter, renal pelvis & kidney
urethr/o/cyst/itis inflammation of the urethra & bladder
urethr/o/plasty surgical repair of the urethra
urethr/o/scope instrument used for visual examination of the urethra
ur/o/gram radiographic image of the urinary tract
ur/o/logist specialist (physician) who studies and treats diseases of the urinary tract
ur/o/logy study of the urinary tract
urinary catheterization procedure that involves the passage of a catheter into the urinary bladder to withdraw urine
hemodialysis procedure for removing toxic waste from the blood because of an inability of the kidneys to do so
urinalysis laboratory test in which multiple routine tests are done on a urine specimen
void to pass urine
incontinence inability to control the bladder
urinary tract infection infection of one or more organs of the urinary tract
renal transplant surgical procedure for replacement of a diseased kidney by a donor kidney
renal calculi stones in the kidney
urinary tract infection abbreviation UTI
urinalysis abbreviation UA
Created by: srussel