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Flashcards in Ch 11 - Genitourinary Roots, Prefixes, Suffixes Deck (33)
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andr/o

male

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balan/o

glans penis

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crypt/o

hidden

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cyst/o

bladder; sac; urinary bladder

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glomerul/o

glomerulus

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hydr/o

water

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lith/o

stone

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meat/o

meatus (opening)

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nephr/o

kidney

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noct/o

night

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olig/o

few; diminished

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orch/o; orchi/o; orchid/o

testis; testes

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prostat/o

prostate

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pyel/o

renal pelvis

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ren/o

kidney

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semin/i

semen

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sperm/o; spermat/o

sperm; spermatic cord

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test/o; testicul/o

testis; testes; testicle

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ur/o

urine; urinary system

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ureter/o

ureter

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varic/o

twisted veins or vessels

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vas/o

vessel

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vesic/o

urinary bladder

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a-; an-

without, lack of

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carcin-

cancer

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epi-

upon

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-cele

hernia; protrusion

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-genesis

producing; creation

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-pexy

surgical fixation

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-ptosis

drooping; sagging

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-(r)rhea

flow; discharge

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-trophy

growth; development

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-uria

urine