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1

Is responsible 4: removing waste products
adjusting water and electrolytes levels in
the body
Maintaining normal pH

This process involves the kidneys, ureter, urinary bladder and the urethra

Urinary system

2

Term used 2 refer 2 both urinary and male reproductive systems

Genitourinary system

3

Includes: testes, epididymis, vas deferens, seminal vessels, prostate gland, bulbourethral gland, urethra and penis

Male reproductive system

4

6 Suffixes meaning pertaining 2

-al -eal
-ar -ic
-ary -ous

5

Suffix meaning pain

-algia

6

Suffix meaning hernia or protrusion

-cele

7

Suffix meaning cell

-cyte

8

Suffix meaning surgical removal

-ectomy

9

Suffix meaning blood condition

-emia

10

Suffix meaning produces or generates

-genesis

11

Suffix meaning record or picture

-gram

12

Suffix meaning process of recording

-graphy

13

Suffix meaning state

-ia

14

2 Suffixes meaning abnormal condition

-iasis

-osis

15

Suffix meaning state of or condition

-ism

16

Suffix meaning inflammation

-itis

17

Suffix meaning stone

-lith

18

Suffix meaning 1 who studies

-logist

19

Suffix meaning study of

-logy

20

Suffix meaning destruction

-lysis

21

Suffix meaning enlargement or large

-megaly

22

Suffix meaning instrument 4 measuring

-meter

23

Suffix meaning tumor or mass

-oma

24

Suffix meaning 2 surgically create an opening

-ostomy

25

Suffix meaning cutting in2

-otomy

26

Suffix meaning disease

-pathy

27

Suffix meaning surgical fixation

-pexy

28

Suffix meaning surgical repair

-plasty

29

Suffix meaning drooping

-ptosis

30

Suffix meaning suture

-rrhaphy