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What does the abbreviation CT stand for?
computed tomography
What does the abbreviation D/C mean?
discontinue
What suffix refers to pain?
algia
What is the abbreviation for iron?
Fe (F must be capitalized)
What is FSH the abbreviation for?
follicle stimulating hormone
What is gtt the abbreviation for?
drop
What is HCT the abbreviation for?
hematocrit
What is IVP the abbreviation for?
intravenous pyelogram
What is the abbreviation meaning after meals?
pc
What is the abbreviation meaning before meals?
ac
What is the abbreviation meaning every?
q
What is the abbreviation meaning every other day?
qod
What is the abbreviation for "as needed" or "whenever necessary"?
prn
What medical term means "immediately"?
stat
What is the abbreviation for what is commonly referred to as a stroke?
CVA
What medical term means "as desired"?
ad lib
What does the medical abbreviation "D & C" mean?
dilatation and curettage
What does the abbreviation "c" with a line over it mean?
with
What does the abbreviation "s" with a line over it mean?
without
What does the abbreviation T.I.D. mean?
three times a day
What does the abbreviation Q.I.D. mean?
four times a day
What does the abbreviation h.s. mean?
hour of sleep
To what organ do the prefixes: hepa, hepar, or hepato refer?
liver
What is the correct medical term for a physician who diagnosis's disorders
of the eye?
ophthalmologist
What is the term for a physician who studies and interprets x-rays?
radiologist
What is the medical term for earache?
otalgia
What is the term which means the rate at which an illness occurs in a
particular area or population?
morbidity
What is the medical term for lateral curvature of the spine?
scoliosis
What is the Latin term meaning "in an artificial environment" or "outside the body"?
in vitro
What is the formal medical term for an umbilical hernia?
omphalocele