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albumin/o

albumin (a protein)

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balst/o

germ, bud, developing cell

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gluc/o

sweet, sugar

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meat/o

opening, passage

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nephr/o

kidney

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pyel/o

renal pelvis

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ren/o

kidney

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ureter/o

ureter

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urethr/o

urethra

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ur/o, urin/o

urine

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dia-

through

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azot/o

urea, nitrogen

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glycos/o

sweet, sugar

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ket/o, keton/o

ketone

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noct/o

night

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olig/o

few in number

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py/o

pus

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-uresis

urination

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-uria

pertaining to urine, urination

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spedias/o

rip, tear

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sten/o

narrow

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-cele

hernia, swelling, protrusion

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meat/o

opening, passage

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peritone/o

to stretch over, peritoneum

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vesic/o

bladder

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-pexy

surgical fixation, suspension

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-tripsy

surgical crushing

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vesicourethral

A surgery that is performed to stabilize the position of the urinary bladder is called a vesicourethral suspension. Performed to treat stress incontinence

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urethrostomy, urethrotomy

A surgical creation of an opening through the urethra. Performed to provide an alternate exit route for urine

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urethropexy

Surgical fixation of the urethra. To correct stress incontinence