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Medical Terminology

Urinary System - Chapter 9

Word PartMeaning
-al pertaining to
albumin/o albumin
-ation process
-cele hernia
de- down/ from/ reversing
dia- through
-esis action/ process/ result of
extra- outside
glycos/o sugar
hemat/o blood
-eal pertaining to
hem/o blood
-emia blood
later/o side
lith/o stone
-megaly enlargement
olig/o few
periton/o peritoneum
ploy- many
prote/o protein
protein/o protein
proxim/o near
py/o pus
-rrhexis rupture
sacr/o sacrum
scop/o to view
spin/o spine
son/o sound
-stomy formation of an opening
ur/o urine/ urinary tract
urin/o urine
-uria urine/ urination
cyst/o bladder (cyst/ sac)
glomerul/o glomerulus (filtering agent of kidney)
nephr/o kidney
ren/o kidney
pyel/o renal pelvis (reservoir kidney collects urine)
ureter/o ureter
urethr/o urethra
Created by: Brown