(sĭs-tĭt′ō-mē) 1. Surgical incision of a cavity. 2. Incision of the capsule of the crystalline lens.
[Gr. kystis, bladder] Prefixes meaning the urinary bladder or a cyst.
(sĭs″tō-ăd″ĕ-nō′mă) [″ + aden, gland, + oma, tumor] A tumor containing cystic and adenomatous elements.
(sis′tŏ-sēl″) [cysto- + -cele] A bladder hernia that protrudes into the vagina. It occurs when the fascia separating the two organs is weakened or damaged, e.g., as a result of obstetrical or surgical trauma. SYN: vesicocele.
(sis″tō-sen-tē′sĭs) [cysto- + centesis] Inserting a needle into the urinary bladder, typically via a suprapubic approach. It is one method used to obtain a sterile urine specimen for microbiological analysis (culture and sensitivity).
(sĭs″tō-dī″ă-făn-ŏs′kō-pē) [″ + dia, through, + phanein, to shine, + skopein, to examine] Transillumination of the abdomen by an electric light in the bladder.
(sĭs″tō-ē-lĭt′rō-plăs-tē) [″ + elytron, sheath, + plassein, to form] Repair of a vesicovaginal fistula.
(sĭs″tō-ē-pĭp′lō-sēl) [″ + epiploon, omentum, + kele, tumor, swelling] Herniation of a portion of the bladder and the omentum.
(sĭs″tō-ĕp″ĭ-thē″lē-ō′ mă) [″ + epi, upon, + thele, nipple, + oma, tumor] Epithelioma in the stage of cystic degeneration.
(sĭs″tō-fī-brō′mă) [″ + L. fibra, fiber, + Gr. oma, tumor] Fibrous tumor containing cysts.
(sĭs″tō-găs-trŏs′tōmē) [″ + gaster, stomach, + stoma, mouth] Joining an adjacent cyst, usually of the pancreas, to the stomach.
(sĭs′tō-grăm) [″ + gramma, something written] A radiograph of the bladder.
(sĭs-tŏg′ră-fē) [″ + graphein, to write] Radiography of any cyst into which a contrast medium has been instilled, esp. the bladder.
(sĭs′toyd) [″ + eidos, form, shape] Resembling a cyst.
(sis″tō-ī-sos′pŏ-ră) [cysto- + Isospora] The preferred name for the genus of protozoans formerly known as Isospora. SEE: Isospora.
(sĭs″tō-jē-jū-nŏs′tōmē) [″ + L. jejunum, empty, + Gr. stoma, mouth] Joining of an adjacent cyst to the jejunum.
(sĭs′tō-lĭth) [″ + lithos, stone] Vesical calculus. cystolithic (sĭs″tō-lĭth′ĭk), adj.
(sĭs-tō-lĭ-thĕk′tō-mē) [″ + lithos, stone, + ektome, excision] Excision of a stone from the bladder.