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Term  
Definition

cali/o, calci/o

calyx

Ex: caliectasis

cyst/o

urinary bladder

Ex: cystitis

glomerul/o

glomerulus

Ex: glomerular capsule

meat/o

opening

ex: meatal stenosis

nephro/o

kidney

ex paranephric

pyel/o

renal pelvis

ex: pyelolithotomy

trigon/o

triangular area of the bladder

ex: trigonitis

ureter/o

ureter

ex: urethroplasty

vesic/o

urinary bladder

ex: intravesical

albumin/o

protein in the blood

ex: albuminuria

azot/o

nitrogen

ex: azotemia

dips/o

thirst

ex: polydipsia

kal/o

potassium

ex: hyperkalemia

keto/o, keton/o

ketone bodies (ketoacids and acetone)

ex: ketosis

natr/o

sodium

ex: hyponatremia

noct/o

night

ex: nocturia

olig/o

scanty

ex: oliguria

ur/o

urine, urea

ex: uremia

amni/o

amnion

ex: amniocentesis

bartholin/o

bartholin gland

ex: bartholinitis