Urinary system terms

  1. Nephr/o
    • Kidney
    • ex. nephritis- inflammation of the kidney
  2. ren/o
    • kidney
    • ex. renal artery
  3. Hydro/o
    • water
    • ex. hydronephrosis- abnormal condition involving back up of urine into the kidney
  4. Cyst/o
    • Bladder
    • ex. cystitis- inflammation of the bladder
    • cystectomy- removal of the bladder
  5. pyel/o
    • renal collecting ducts
    • ex. pyelogram- x-ray of the collecting ducts
  6. ur/o, -uria
    • urineĀ 
    • ex. polyuria- frequents urination
    • anuria- no urine formation
  7. Olig/o
    • scanty, less than normal
    • oliguria- reduced urine formation
  8. -pexy
    • to surgically reattach, fix in normal position
    • ex. nephropexy- surgically attach kidney in normal anatomical position
  9. nephritis
    inflammation of the kidney
  10. hydronephrosis
    abnormal condition involving back up of urine into the kidney
  11. cystitis
    inflammation of the bladder
  12. cystectomy
    removal of bladder
  13. pyelogram
    xray of the collective renal ducts
  14. polyuria
    frequent urination
  15. anuria
    no urine formation
  16. oliguria
    reduced urine formation
  17. nephropexy
    surgically attach kidney in normal anatomical position
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Urinary system terms
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Urinary system terms
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