HODGE PODGE
MALE REPRODUCTIVE
URINARY
MUSCULOSKELETAL
ABBREVIATIONS

100

type of MD that would treat diabetes mellitus

endocrinologist

100

orch/o, orchi/o, orchid/o

testes

100

inflammation of the bladder

cystitis

100

CF for thigh bone

femor/o

100

abbreviation for a common screening blood test

CBC (complete blood count)

200

CF for gallbladder

cholecyst/o

200

oligospermia

deficiency of sperm

200

nephrolithiasis

kidney stones

200

CF for bones of fingers and toes

phalang/o

200

abbreviation for procedure that records electrical activity of the brain

EEG (electroencephalography)

300

CF for potassium

kal/i

300

procedure for elective sterilization in males

vasectomy

300

medications that promote excretion of urine

diuretics

300

CF for cartilage

chondr/o

300

abbreviation for procedure which crushes stones using ultrasound

ESwL (extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy)

400

medical term for fainting

syncope

400

inflammation of the glans penis

balanitis

400

another term for urinary incontinence

enuresis

400

branch of medicine that treats musculoskeletal disorders

orthopedics

400

abbreviation for procedure to remove prostate gland

TURP (transurethral resection of prostate)

500

CF meaning old age

presby/o

500

deformity in which urethra opens on the underside of the penis

hypospadias

500

large amount of urea in blood

uremia

500

lateral curvature of the spine

scoliosis

500

abbreviation that refers to chronic renal failure

ESRD (end stage renal disease)