Medical Terminology of the Urinary System


[Music] the primary function of the urinary system or excretory system is to remove certain waste from the body in this video we’ll cover the medical terminology pertaining to the urinary system route elements Neph ro in reno denotes the kidney the suffix itis means inflammation the term nephritis means inflammation of the kidney Oh –ss is disease condition hydro means water nefra hydrosis means disease condition of water in the kidney asus means disease condition with means stone rock or calculi nephrology Isis is a disease condition of stone rock or calculi in the kidney pathy means disease nephropathy is disease of the kidney the suffix ptosis means falling out or prolapse nephropathy sis means falling out or prolapse of the kidney Tomi means surgical incision LIF means stone rock or calculi nefra lithotomy is a surgical incision of stone rock or calculi of the kidney Oh –ss means disease condition sclera means hardening nefra sclerosis is a disease condition of hardening of the kidney osis is disease condition hydro means water hydronephrosis is a disease condition of water in the kidney stone means opening or mouth ‘no frost imme is an opening or mouth of the kidney the suffix al means pertaining to renal means pertaining to the kidney [Music] root element pyelo this denotes the pelvis of the kidney the suffix itis means inflammation pile itis is inflammation of the pelvis of the kidney ska P means visual examination PI Alaska P is a visual examination of the pelvis of the kidney itis means inflammation flavo means vein pyelo phlebitis is an inflammation of the vein of the pelvis of the kidney the suffix ectis means dilation pi electus is a dilation of the pelvis of the kidney Tomi means surgical incision pi alotta me is a surgical incision of the pelvis of the kidney [Music] tomi means surgical incision the suffix width means stone rock or calculate pilo lithotomy is a surgical incision of rock stone of the pelvis of the kidney root element gyro this denotes urea or urine the suffix emia means blood the word uremia means blood urea or blood in the urine [Music] esis equals condition of the element ii-in means in within or into the word enuresis means condition of urea in within or in – in other words condition of being in urine or bedwetting the suffix esis means condition of die means double or twice diuresis means condition of urea double or twice diuresis is the increased excretion of urine due to diuretics such as coffee or alcohol root element urea this denotes urination or urine prefix a means without the term and urea is urine without but in the correct syntax without urination or urine Mellon means dark or black Mellon area means urination or urine dark or black the correct syntax would be dark or black urine or urination [Music] albumen means protein albumin area is urination or urine protein and correct syntax you would say protein in the urine or urination hema means blood hematuria means urination or urine blood in other words blood in the urine or urination the prefix nacht means night nocturia means urination or urine night said correctly excessive urination during the night pi equals pus pyorrhea is urination or urine with pus or said correctly pus in the urine or urination [Music] alig means scanty a Liguria is urination or urine scanty or scanty urination or urine dis means bad difficult or painful de Syria is urination or urine bad difficult or painful in the correct syntax would be painful or difficult urination due to UTIs or urinary tract infections the prefix poly means many polyuria is urination or urine many or excessive urination [Music] brute element Sisto Sisto denotes the bladder or sack the suffix copy is a visual examination or viewing cystoscopy is a visual examination or viewing of the bladder or sack graphi means recording or process of recording sustad Rafi is a recording of the bladder or sac ectomy means surgical removal cystectomy this is a surgical removal of the bladder or sac PEC C means fixing system poxy means fixing of the bladder or sac the suffix Rafi means suturing cyst or Fe this means suturing of the bladder or sac that’s all we have for this introductory level video on medical terminology of the urinary system the next body system we will be covering is the nervous system [Music]

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