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Glossary of Chapter 7 LOM

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calic/o
cali/o
calyx (or calix)
cup-like collecting region of the renal pelvis
cyst/o
urinary bladder
glomerul/o
glomerulus
collection of capillaries
meat/o
meatus
external opening of the urethra
nephr/o
kidney
pyel/o
renal pelvis
central collecting region of the kidney
ren/o
kidney
trigon/o
trigone
triangular area in the bladder where ureters enter and urethra exits
ureter/o
ureter
urethr/o
urethra
vesic/o
urinary bladder
albumin/o
albumin
a protein in the blood
-uria
urine condition
-lithotomy
incision for removal of a stone
azot/o
nitrogen
dips/o
thirst
ket/o
ketone bodies
(ketoacids and acetone)
lith/o
stone
noct/i
night
olig/o
scanty
-poietin
substance that forms
py/o
pus
-tripsy
to crush
ur/o
urine
(urea)
-rrhaphy
suture
-ectasis
stretching, dilation
-stenosis
narrowing
-trophy
development, nourishment
-rrhea
flow, discharge

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