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MT
medical transcriptionist
EMG
electromyogram
EMT
emergency medical technician
OR
operating room
ER
emergency room
EEG
electroencephalogram
encephalo
brain
ology
the study of
rhino
nose
ologist
one who studdies
po
by mouth
c-section
cesarian section
gyneco
woman
CMT
certified medical transcriptionist
ICU
intense of care unit
NICU
neonatal intence of care unit
ambulatory
walking
ECG
electrocardiogram
CT
computed tomography
metry
measurement
Dx
diagnosis
Rx
prescription
OTC
over the counter
Bx
biopsy
osis
condition
oid
resembling
rhytido
fish
electro
electric
crypto
hidden
CVA
cardio vascular accident
off
office
Hx
history
Px
physical
phobia
abnormal fear
megaly
enlargement
acro
extremities
dys
painful
cardio
heart
vasculo
vessels
TIA
transient ischemic attack
MD
medical doctor
LH
lutenizing hormone
STD
sexually transmitted disease
AIDS
acquired immunodeficiency disease
state
quickly
q
every
erythrocyte
red blood cell
leukocyte
white blood cell
neo
new
cephalo
head
utero
uterus
itis
inflammation
ectomy
removal
stomy
inscision
plasty
plastic surgery or repair
BE
barium enema
RSD
repetitive strain disorder
cts
carpal tunnel syndrome
VD
venarial disease
IUD
intrauterine device
a fib
atrial fibrulation
ABG
arterial blood gas
AC
before meals
ACLS
advanced cardiac life support
ca
cancer
oma
tumor
onco
tumor
ADH
antidiuretic hormone
ACB
acid fast bacteria
ag
antigen
AI
aortic insufficiency
AKA
above the knee amputation
AV
atrioventricular
ALL
accute lynphocytic Leukemia
emesis
vomiting
emia
blood
pathy
disease
ARDS
adult respiratory distress syndrome
SIDS
sudden infant death syndrome
AODM
adult onset diabetes mellitus
ARF
accute renal failure
AS
aortic stenosis
ASD
atrial septal defect
BEE
basal energy expenditure
bid
twice a day
BIPAP
bilevel positive air pressure
CPAP
continuous positive airway pressure
BM
bowel movement
BP
blood pressure
LLL
left lower lobe
LLQ
left lower quadrent
toxico
toxic
BMR
basal metabolic rate
DNR
do not resuscitate
gastritis
inflammation of the stomach
gastro
stomach
phagia
eating
Omentum
double folds of peritoneum passing between two organs
pharyngitis
inflammation of the pharynx
giarda
intestinal protozoa; adheres to microvili of intestines giardiasis refers to the infection that occurs
peristalsis
moving food down the body
epiglottis
flap that closes the pharynx
the main part of the digestive system
alimentary canal also called the gastrointestinal system
hepatitis
inflammation of the liver
hemato
blood
thoraco
thorax
spleno
spleen
abdomino
abdomen
centesis
surgical puncutre
hyper
above normal
hyppo
below
adreno
adrenal glands
medio
middle
glyco
sugar
lacto
milk
ic
pertaining to
mono
one
scopy
visual examination
peri
around
phono
speech
RN
registered nurse
noct
night
d
day
q4h
every 4 hours
cryo
cold
pyro
fire
myelo
muscle
EBV
ebstien barr virus
p.r.n
as needed
TSH
thyroid stimulating hormone
esp
especially
lar
larynx
lrt
lower respiratory tract
hvt
hyperventilation
SARS
severe accute respiratory syndrome
SAS
sleep apnea syndrome
trach
trachea
TB
tuberculosis
ILD
interstital lung disease
pn
pneumonia
PD
postural drainage
bronch
bronchoscope
oto
ear
oro
mouth
tympano
eardrum
BSE
breast self exam
rrhea
abnormal flow or discharge
BR
bronchitis
AA
asthma asthmatic