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aden/o
gland
carcin/o
cancer
cardi/o
heart
chem/o
chemical
cis/o
to cut
dermat/o
skin
enter/o
small intestines
gastr/o
stomach
gynec/o
female
hemat/o
blood
hydr/o
water
immun/o
immune
laryng/o
voice box
morph/o
shape
nephr/o
kidney
neur/o
nerve
ophthalm/o
eye
ot/o
ear
path/o
disease
pulmon/o
lung
rhin/o
nose
ur/o
urine, urinary tract
bilateral
two sides
a-
without, away from
an-
without
ante-
before, in front of
anti-
against
auto-
self
brady-
slow
dys-
painful, difficult
endo-
within, inner
epi-
upon, over
eu-
normal, good
hetero-
different
homo-
same
hydro-
water
hyper-
above, over
hypo-
under, below
infra-
under, beneath, below
inter-
among, between
intra-
within, inside
macro-
large
micro-
small
neo-
new
pan-
all
para-
beside, beyond, near
per-
through
peri-
around
post-
before, in front of
pseudo-
false
retro-
backward, behind
sub-
below, under
super-
above, excess
supra-
above
tachy-
rapid, fast
trans-
through, across
ultra-
beyond, excess
bi-; di-
two
hemi-
half
mono-
one
mulit-
many
nulli-
none
poly-
many
quad-
four
semi-
partial, half
tri-
three
uni-
one
carditis
inflammation of the heart
dystrophy
abnormal development
-algia
pain
-cele
hernia, protrusion
-cise
cut
-dynia
pain
-ectasis
dilatation
-ectopia
displacement
-gen
that which produces
-genesis
produces, generates
-genic
producing
-ia
state, condition
-iasis
abnormal condition
-ism
state of
-itis
inflammation
-logist
one who studies
-logy
study of
-lysis
destruction
-malacia
abnormal softening
-megaly
enlargement, large
-oma
tumor, mass
-osis
abnormal condition
-pathy
disease
-plasia
development growth
-plasm
formation, development
-ptosis
drooping
-rrhage
excessive, abnormal flow
-rrhea
discharge, flow
-rrhexis
rupture
-sclerosis
hardening
-stenosis
narrowing
-therapy
treatment
-trophy
nourishment, development
-uria
condition of the urine
-ac; -al; -an; -ar; -ary; -eal; -iac; -ic; -ical; -ile; -ior; -ory; -ose; -ous; -tic
pertaining to
-centesis
puncture to withdraw fluid
-ectomy
surgical removal
-ostomy
surgically create an opening
surgical fixation
-pexy
surgical repair
-plasty
suture
-rrhaphy
record or picture
-gram
instrument for recording
-graph
process of recording
-graphy
instrument for measuring
-meter
process of measuring
-metry
instrument for viewing
-scope
process of visually examining
-scopy
removal of both the uterus and the fallopian tubes
hysterosalpingectomy
directional term meaning to move away from the median or middle line of the body
abduction
directional term meaning to move toward the median or middle line of the body
adduction
inflammatory process or disease of hte pericardium
pericarditis
small intestine
ileum
hip bone
ilium
singular- vertebra
plural- vertebrae
s- thorax
p- thoraces
s- appendix
p- appendices
s- metastasis
p- metastases
s- sarcoma
p- sarcomata
s- phalanx
p- phalanges
s- ganglion
p- ganglia
s- nucless
p- nuclei
s- ovum
p- ova
written of dictated by the admitting physician, details a patients' history, results of the examination, initial diagnoses, and plan of treatment
history and physical
a complete list of care, medications, tests, and treatments the physician orders for the patient
Physician's orders
record of the patient's care throughout the day; includes vital signs, treatment specifics, patients response to treatment, and patients condition
nurse's notes
the physicians daily record of the patients condition, reults of exams, summary of test results, updated assessment and diagnoses, and further plans for the patient care
physicians progress notes
the report given by a specialist whom the physician has asked to evaluate the patient
consultation reports
reports from various treatments and therapies the patient has received ex: social services, therapy
ancillary reports
results of all diagnostic tests performed on the patient, principally from the lab and medical imaging ex: x-rays ultrasound
diagnostic reports
a document voluntarily signed by the patient or a responsible party that clearly describes the purpose, methods, procedures,benefits, and risks of a diagnostic or treatment procedure
informed consent
report from the surgeon detailing an operation, includes a pre and postoperative diagnosis, specific details of the surgical procedure itself, and how the patient tolerated the procedure
operative report
relates the details regarding the drugs given to a patient, the patients response to anesthesia and vital signs during surgery
anesthesiologists report
the report given by a pathologist who studies tissue removed from the patient ex: blood, tissue biopsy
pathologists report