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Acute glomerulonephritis
Inflammation of the glomeruli, often caused by an immune response
Systocele:
sys: sac, bladder
cele: Hernia, rupture
Hernia/rupture of the urinary bladder into the vagina.
Systoscopy
sys:Bladder
oscopy:Observation
Observation of the bladder's mucosal surface using a vewing tube.
Diabetes insipidus
insipidus: bland, tastless
Condition in which large amuounts of dilute urine flush from the body.
Intravenous pyelogram (IVP)
X-ray of the kidney & ureter by intravenous injection of a contrast medium.
Nephrotoxin
A substance that is toxic to the kidney,(heavy metals, organic solvents, & polutents.
Nocturnal enuresis
Inability to control urination while sleeping at night (bed wetting)
Renal infract
Area of dead or necrotic, renal tissue.
Urinalysis
Analysis of urine as an aid to diagnosing health or disease
Urologist
Physician who specializes in desiase of the urinary structures
Dysmenorhea
dys: bad
meno: month, menses
Painful menstruation.
Endometriosis
endo: within
metrio: the uterus, womb
An inflammatory condition in which there is abnormal uterine or rectal bleeding, and pelvic pain.
Gynecology
gyneco:women
ology: study of
branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of female reproductive system disorders
Gynecomastia
Development of breast tissue in a male, caused by secretion of estrogens & some drugs (hash)
Hysterectomy
hyster: uterus
ectomy: cut out
Surgical removal of the uterus
Inguinla hernia
Protusion of part of the intsetine into the scrotum, caused by heavy lifting or other intra-abdominal pressure
Laparoscopy
Examination of the abdominopelvic cavity with a laparoscope
Oophorectomy
oophor: ovary
Surgical removal of the ovary
Orchitis
orcho: testes
inflammation of the testes, sometines caused by the mumps virus.
Ovarian cancer
Malignancy of the ovary, 4th most common reproductive system cancer
Ovarian cysts
Tumors of the ovary: simple follicle retention; dermoid cysts; chocolate cysts.
Salpingitis
salpingo:uterine tube
Inflammation of the uterine tubes.