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Glossary of Exploring Medical Language Chapter 6

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cyst/o
bladder, sac
vesic/o
bladder, sac
glomerul/o
glomerulus
meat/o
meatus (opening)
nephr/o
kidney
ren/o
kidney
pyel/o
renal pelvis
ureter/o
ureter
urethr/o
urethra
albumin/o
albumin
azot/o
urea, nitrogen
blast/o
developing cell, germ cell
glyc/o
sugar
glycos/o
sugar
hydr/o
water
lith/o
stone, calculus
noct/i
night
olig/o
scanty, few
son/o
sound
tom/o
cut, section
urin/o
urine, urinary tract
ur/o
urine, urinary tract
iasis
condition
esis
condition
lysis
loosening, disolution, seperating
megaly
enlargment
prosis
drooping, sagging, prolapse
rrhaphy
suturing, repairing
tripsy
surgical crushing
trophy
nourishment, development
uria
urine, urination
BUN
blood urea nitrogen
cath
catheterization, catheter
ESWL
extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
UA
urinalysis
UTI
Urinary tract infection
tracheostenosis
Scrotal swelling caused by a collection of fluid

Testicular carcinoma

Cancer of the testicle
Varicocele

Enlarged, swollen veins of the spermatic cord

Benign prostat/ic hyper/plasia
excessive development pertaining to the prostate gland
Hematuria
Blood in the urine
Azotemia, uremia
urea and other waste products in the blood
Epispadias
Congenital defect in which the urinary meatus is located on the upper surface of the penis

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