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a.c.
before meals (ante cibum)
ad lib.
freely as needed, at pleasure (ad libitum)
Aq.
water (aqua)
b.i.d.
twice a day (bis in die)
b.i.n.
twice a night (bis in noctis)
Noct.
night (nocte)
NPO
nothing by mouth (nil per os)
PO
by mouth (per os)
p.r.n.
as the occasion arises, as needed (pro re nata)
q.
every (quaque)
q.i.d.
four times a day (quater in die)
stat.
immediately (statim)
t.i.d.
three times a day (ter in die)
affecting the same side of the body
ipsilateral
affecting the opposite side of the body
contralateral
the perception of two images of a single object
diplopia
inability to read, spell, and write words, despite the ability to see and recognize letters.
dyslexia
disquiet, restlessness, or malaise
dysphoria
severe hypoplasia or aplasia of the pinna of the ear, with a blind or absent external auditory meatus
microtia
a widespread epidemic of a disease
pandemic
Relating to a disease or pathogen that is found in or confined to a particular location, region, or people
endemic
behind the nose
postnasal
used to describe abnormal growth likely to become cancerous
precancerous
above the kindey
suprarenal
a set of symptoms that occur together and collectively characterize or indicate a particular disease or abnormal condition
syndrome
entering through or passing through the skin
transdermal
an injury or or wound, whether physical or psychic
trauma