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Glossary of Chapter 9 - The Urinary System

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URIN/O, UR/O
urine, or pertaining to the urinary organs
REN/O, NEPHR/O
kidney
CORTIC/O
cortex or outer region
MEDULL/O
middle or inner portion
GLOMERUL/O
glomerulus
PYEL/O
renal pelvis or bowl of the kidney
URETER/O
ureter
CYST/O, VESIC/O
bladder
URETHR/O
urethra
MEAT/O
opening or passageway
-CHROME
color
RETRO-
backward
AN-
without
-URIA
urination or relating to urine
-EMIA
blood or blood condition
-OSIS, -PATHY
disease or abnormal condition
-ECTASIS
enlargement or stretching
-PTOSIS
drooping or dropping down
PY/O
pus
LITH/O
stone or calculus
-LITHIASIS
the presence of stones
-CELE
hernia
VAGIN/O
vagina
EPI-
upper
SPAD/O
draw off
PARA-
beside
OLIG/O
scanty or few
POLY-
many
-LYSIS
setting free or separation
-PEXY
surgical fixation or to put in place

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