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angi/o

vessel

arteri/o

artery

blast/o

embryo

colp/o

vagina

crypt/o

hidden

fibr/o

fiber

hem/o, hemat/o

blood

hyster/o

uterus

kinesi/o

motion

lys/o

destruction

men/o

menses

my/o

muscle

nephr/o

kidney

neur/o

nerve

o/o

egg, ovum

oophor/o

ovary

orchid/o

testes

peps/o, peps/ia

digestion

pyel/o

pelvis of the kidney

salping/o

fallopian tube

scler/o

tough, hard

spermat/o

sperm

ureter/o

ureter

urethr/o

urethra

ur/o

urine

a-, an-

without

dys-

pain

-blast

embryonic, germ cell to

-y, -ia

noun ending

-orrhagia

hemorrhage

-orrhaphy

suture

-pexy

fixation, fix in place

-ptosis

drooping

-spasm

twitching

-sperm

sperm

kinesialgia


kinesiology

painful movement


study of motion

dysmenorrhea

dyspepsia

- bad/difficult/painful menstruation


- bad/d/p/digestion

scler/o


myosclerosis

hard


a condition of hardening of m. tissue.

myfibroma

neurofibroma


angiofibroma

- a tumor containing m. and fibrous tissue.


- a tumor containing n. and fibrous tissue.


- a tumor containing v. and fibrous tissue.

neurolysis


angiolysis

- destruction of n.t. or nerves


- destruction of v.t. or vessels

arteriosclerosis


arteriomalacia


arteriospasm

- hardened condition of an artery.


- softened condition of an artery.


- spasm of an artery.

lipolysis

- breakdown of a lipid(s).

hemangitis


hemolysis/hematolysis


hematology

- inflammation/irritation of a b.v.


- destruction of blood cells


- study of blood

orchidectomy


orchiditis


orchidotomy


cryptorchidism

- excision of a testis.


- inflammation of a testis.


- incision into a testis.


- condition of an hidden (not defended) testicle.

orchidopexy

fixation of a testicle.

spermatogenesis


spermatolysis


spermatoblast


spermatoid

- formation of a spermatozoa, sperm, or male germ cells.


- destruction of a spermatozoa, sperm, or male germ cells.


- resembling sperm.

cyst/o

bladder, urinary bladder

ooblast


oophorectomy


oophoritis


oophoroma


oophoropexy


- immature egg cell


- surgical excision of an ovary


- inflammation of an ovary


- tumor of the ovary


- fixation of an ovary

salpingoma


salpingitis


salpingectomy


salpingostomy

- tumor of the fallopian tube


- inflammation of the fallopian tube


- surg removal of a fallopian tube


- surg creation of a permanent opening in a fallopian tube.

laryngalia


sulpingocele


laryngostomy


pharyngotomy


salpingopexy

- pain of the larynx


- hernia of the fallopian tube


- incision into the pharynx


- fixation of a fallopian tube

if an "o" or "a" follows a "g", then the "g" is pronounced as hard or soft?

- hard, as in go or game.

if an "e" or "i" follows a "g", then the "g" is pronounced as hard or soft?

- soft, as in germ or giant.

how is the "g" pronounced, and what is the meaning of the term in:


- laryngotomy?


- laryngitis?


- salpingectomy?


- salpingitis?


- salpingoma?


- pharyngalgia?


- laryngectomy?


- pharyngitis?


- salpingo-oophorectomy?


- salpingo-oophoritis?

- hard "g", incision into the larynx


- soft "g", inflammation of the larynx


- soft "g", surg removal of a fallopian tube


- soft "g", inflammation of a fallopian tube


- hard "g", fallopian tube tumor


- hard "g", pain of the pharynx


- soft "g", surg removal of the larynx


- soft "g", pharynx inflammation


- hard "g", surg removal of a fallopian tube and ovary


- hard "g", inflammation of the fallopian tube and ovary

colpospasm


colpotomy


colpoplasty


colposcope

- vaginal spasm.


- incision into the vagina.


- surg reconstruction of the vagina.


- instrument used for examining and visually magnifying the vagina.

hysterotomy


hysterospasm


hysteropexy


hysterosalpingooophorectomy

- incision into the uterus


- spasm of the uterus


- fixing in place the uterus


- surg removal of the uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries.

colporrhaphy


hystorrhaphy


orchidorrhaphy


salpingorrhaphy



- suture to repair the vagina.


- suture to repair the uterus.


- suture to repair the testes.


- suture to repair the fallopian tubes.

ptosis


hysteroptosis


nephroptosis

- sinking down, prolapse, or sagging.


- prolapsed uterus.


- sagging of the kidneys.

hernia


herniated

- protrusion of an organ or part through the wall of the cavity in which it is normally enclosed.


- verb

aneurysm

the abnormal ballooning out of a b.v. at a weak point.

anomaly


anomolous


- irregularity in structure of an organ or part; the structure is contrary to the general rule.


- adjective.

pyel/o


pyelonephritis


pyelitis


pyeloplasty


pyelonephrosis

- renal pelvis.


- inflammation of the renal pelvis and kidney.


- inflammation of the renal pelvis.


- surg reconstruction of the renal pelvis.


- abnormal condition of the renal pelvis and kidney.

nephr/o

kidney

ureterolith


ureterolithotomy



- stone or calculus of the ureter.


- surg incision into the ureter for removal of a kidney stone or calculus.

ureteropyeloplasty

ureteropyelitis


ureterocystostomy

- surg repair of the ureter and renal pelvis.


- inflammation of the ureter and renal pelvis.


- surg creating a whole between the ureter and urinary bladder.

ureterorrhaphy


nephrorrhaphy


cystorrhaphy


neurorrhaphy


urethrorrhaphy

- sutured repair of a ureter.


- sutured repair of a kidney.


- sutured repair of the urinary bladder.


- sutured repair of a nerve.


- sutured repair of the urethra.

urethrotomy


urethrospasm



- surg incision into the urethra.


- spasm of the urethra.

orrhagia



- bursting forth of blood.



cystorrhagia


ureterorrhagia

- blood from the urinary bladder.


- hemorrhage of the ureter.

di/a

- pass through or secrete freely

diuresis


diuretic


dialysis

- increased or excessive production of urine.


- a medication causing diuresis.


- a clinical purification of blood in place of the kidneys.


1) disease condition of the renal pelvis.


2) incision to remove calculus from the ureter.


3) sagging of the kidney.


4) the study of urine and the urinary system.


5) suturing, reconnection of the ureter.


6) repair (make new) the kidney.


7) hemorrhage from the urinary bladder.


8) surgical fixing of the kidney in its place.



- pyelonephrosis.


- ureterolithotomy.


- nephroptosis.


- urology.


- ureterorrhaphy.


- nephroplasty.


- cystorrhagia.


- nephropexy.