colpo-, colp-, kolpo-, kolp-

(Greek: womb, fold; vagina; from "bosom, lap, hollow")

The letter "k" is frequently used in place of the beginning "c" for many of these words.

colpoureterocystotomy
colpoureterotom
colpoureterotomy
Incision of the ureter through the vagina.

The ureter is the tube that carries urine from the kidney to the bladder; while, the vagina is a sheath-like part or a musculomembranous tube that forms the passageway between the cervix uteri (neck of the uterus) and the vulva (portion of the female external genitalia).

colpoxerosis
kolpalgia
Pain in the vagina or the lower sheath of the female reproductive tract.
kolpectasia
A distention or dilatation of the vagina.
kolpectomy
A partial or complete surgical excision of the vagina.

Kolpo- is a combining form from the Greek kolpos meaning "a fold, a cleft", or "a hollow" and usually refers to the vagina. Normally, this is now spelled as colpo-.

kolpedema
kolpeurysia
kolpitis
kolpocele
kolpoceliotomy
kolpocleisis
kolpocystic
kolpocystitis