Medical Terminology- Chapter 11- Genitourinary System

Medical Terminology Systems:A Body Systems Approach
Created Jan 6, 2010
by 100893
Table View
Download
Print

Flashcard Set Preview

Side ASide B
cortex
outer layer of an organ or body structure
erythropoietin (EPO)
glycoprotein homrone produced by certain cells in the kidney
libido
sexual desire or drive
meatus
opening or passage
medulla
inner or central portion of an organ 
micturition
urination
nitrogenous wastes
products of cellular metabolism that contain nitrogen
orifice
opening, entrance, or outlet
percutaneous
procedure performed through the skin
reflux
backward or return flow of a fluid
urea
principal nitrogenous end product of protein metabolism excreted in urine and perspiration
cyst/o   orvesic/p\o
bladder
lith/o
stone, calculus
meat/o
opening, meatus
nephr.o    orren/o
kidney
peritone/o
peritoneum
pyel/o
renal pelvis
ur/o
urine
ureter/o
ureter
urethro
urethra
andr/o
male
balan/o
glans penis
epidiym/o
epididym/o
orch/o   ororchi/o    ororchid/o    ortest/o
testis
prostat/o
prostate gland
spermat/o   orsperm/o
spermatozoa, sperm cells
vas/o
vessel; vas deferens; duct
varic/o
dilated vein
vesicul/o
seminal vesicle
albumin/o
albumin, protein
azot/o
nitrogenous compounds
bacteri/o
bacteria
crypt/o
hidden
gonad/o
gonads, sex glands
kal/i
potassium
keton/o
ketone bodies 
noct/o
night
olig/o
scanty
py/o
pus
-cide
killing
-iasis
abnormal condition
-ism
condition
-spadias
slit, fissure
-uria
urine
retro-
backward
anuria
absence of urine production or urinary output
azotemia
retention of excessive amounts of nitrogenous compounds; uremia
chronic renal failure
renal failure that occurs over a period of years
dysuria
painful or difficult urination
enuresis
involuntary discharge of urine; incontinence
fistula
abnormal passage from a hollow organ to the surface or from one organ to another
frequency
voiding at frequent intervals
hesitancy
involuntary delay
nephrotic syndrome
loss of large amounts of plasma protein
nocturia
excessive or frequent urination after going to bed
oliguria
diminished capacity  to form and pass urine
urgency
 feeling the need to void immediately 
urolithiasis
presence of stones in any urinary structure
Wilms tumor
rapidly developing malignant neoplasm of the kidney that usually occurs in children
anorchidism
congential absence of one or both testes; anorchia; anorchism
aspermia
failure to form or ejaculate semen
balanitis
inflammation of the skin covering the glans penis
epispadias
malformation in which the urethra opens on the dorsum of the penis
hyrocele
accumulation of serous fluid in a saclike cavity
hypospadias
developmental anomaly in which the urethra opens on the underside of the penis
phimosis
stenosis or narrowing of preputial oriface so that the foreskin cannot be retracted over the...
vericocele
swelling and distention of veins o the spermatic cord


Upgrade and get a lot more done!
Upgrade    Cancel