Urinary system terms

Nephr/o, ren/o Kidney Nephritis, renal artery
Hydro/o Water Hydronephrosis (abnormal condition involving back up of urine into the kidney
Cyst/o Bladder Cystitis, cystectomy (inflammation of, removal of bladder)
Pyel/o Renal collecting ducts Pyelogram (X-ray of the collecting ducts)
Ur/o, -uria Urine Polyuria, anuria (frequent urination, no urine formation)
Olig/o Scanty, less than normal Oliguria (reduced urine formation)
-pexy To surgically reattach, fix in normal position Nephropexy (surgically attach kidney in normal anatomical position)
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