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a, an
without
ab
away from
ad
toward
ante
before
anti
against
bi
both, two
brady
slow
circum
around
con
with
contra
against
diplo
double
dors
back
dys
painful, difficult
ecto
outside
endo
inside, within
epi
upper, above
ex
out from
hemi
half
hyper
excessive, above, more than
hypo
deficient, below, less than
inter
between
intra
inside, within
macro
large
mal
bad
micro
small
mono
one, single
neo
new
ortho
straight
pan
all
para
beside, beyond
peri
around
poly
many
post
behind, after
pre
before, in front of
pro
forward
pseudo
false
retro
backward
semi
half
sub
below
super
above
supra
above
tachy
rapid
trans
across
acro
extremities
aden
gland
angio
vessel (blood)
ankyl
crooked, looped
arterio
artery
arthro
joint
aud, aur
ear, hearing
blephano
eyelid
brachi
arm
bronchi
bronchial
bucca
cheek
carcin
cancer
cardio
heart
caud
tail
cephal
head
cerebro
brain
cervic
neck
angio
vessel (blood)
ankyl
crooked, looped
arterio
artery
arthro
joint
aud, aur
ear, hearing
blephano
eyelid
brachi
arm
bronchi
bronchial
bucca
cheek
carcin
cancer
cardio
heart
caud
tail
cephal
head
cerebro
brain
cervic
neck
epi
upper, above
ex
out from
hemi
half
hyper
excessive, aboce, more than
hypo
deficient, below, less than
inter
between
intra
inside, within
macro
large
mal
bad
micro
small
mono
one, single
neo
new
ortho
straight
pan
all
para
beside, beyond
cheil
lip
chole
bile
cholecyst
gallbladder
chondro
cartilage
coccus
round
col
colon
colp
vagina
costo
ribs
craino
skull
cut
skin
cyan
blue
cysto
bladder, sac
cyt, cyte
cell
dacry
tear duct
dactyl
fingers, toes
dent
tooth
derma
skin
dextr
right
duoden
duodenum
edema
swelling
electr
electric
emesis
comit
enter
intestine
erythro
red
esophag
esophagus
esthesi
feeling
faci
face
fascia
band, fiborus
gastro
stomach
gingiva
gum
gloss
tongue
gyne
woman
hemo
blood
hepat
liver
hydro
water
hystero
uterus, womb
iri
iris (eye)
berat
cornea, scaly
labia
lip
lacrim
tear
lacto
milk
lapar
abdomen
larying
larynx
leuko
white
lingua
tongue
lip
fat
lith
stone
lymph
fluid
mamm, mast
breast
mening
membrane (pertaining to the brain or spinal cord)
melan
back
meno, mens
menstruate
myelo
bone marrow
myo
muscle
nares
ose, nostrils
necr
death
nephro
kidney
neuro
nerve
ocul
eye
odont
tooth
oophoro
ovary
ophthal
eye
orchis
testes
osteo
bone
oto
ear, hearing
ovario
ovary
ovi
egg
par
birth, labor
ped, pod
foot
ped
child
phagia
swallow
pharyng
pharynx
phasia
speak
phleb
vein
pleur
pleura of the lung
pheumo
lung
procto
rectum
psycho
mind, soul
puem
lung
pyelo
puris of the kidney
pyo
pus
ren
kidney
rhin
nose
salpingo
tube
semin
seed
soma
body
splen
spleen
spondyl
spin
squam
scaly
stoma
mouth
stric
narrowing
therm
heat
thorac
thorax
thrombo
clot
trachi
trachea
vas
vessel
vesic
bladder, sac
viscera
organ
a, ac
pertaining to
al
like, similar, pertaining to
algia
pain
cell
hernia
centi
puncture
crine
secrete
desis
surgical fixation
ectomy
surgical removal
emia
blood
genesis, genic
source, origin
gram, graph
pictures
ia
a disease; an unhealthy state or condition
ic, ical, is
pertaining to
itis
inflammation
lysis
destruction
malacia
softening
megaly
enlarged
oid
like, similar
ology
study of
oma
tumor
orrhaphy
suture
orrhea
flow
osis
condition of
ostomy
surgical opening
otomy
incision
pathy
disease
penia
deficiency
pexy
fixation
phobia
fear
peasty
surgical repair
plegia
paralysis
ptosis
drooping down
sarcoma
tumor, cancer
sclerosis
hardening
scope
picture, inspection
spasm
contraction
stasis
stoppage
osis
condition of
ostomy
surgical opening
otomy
incision
pathy
disease
penia
deficiency
pexy
fixation
phobia
fear
peasty
surgical repair
plegia
paralysis
ptosis
drooping down
sarcoma
tumor, cancer
sclerosis
hardening
scope
picture, inspection
spasm
contraction
stasis
stoppage
pheumo
lung
procto
rectum
psycho
mind, soul
puem
lung
pyelo
puris of the kidney
pyo
pus
ren
kidney
rhin
nose
salpingo
tube
semin
seed
soma
body
splen
spleen
spondyl
spin
squam
scaly
stoma
mouth
um
pertaining to
y
the act of or result of an action
abb: abd
abdomen
abb: a.c
before meals
abb: ADL
activities of daily living
abb: ad lib
as desired
abb: adm
admission
am/AM
morning (midnight to noon)
abb: amb
ambulate/ walk
abb: amt.
amount
abb: approx
approximately
abb: ax
axillary, armpit
abb: bid/BID
twice a day
abb: bm/BM
bowel movement
abb: B/P
blood pressure
abb: BR, br
bed rest
abb: BRP
bathroom priveleges
abb: °C
Celcius degree, centigrade
abb: _
c
with
abb: CA
cencer
abb: cath
catheter
abb: CBC
complete blood count
abb: cc
cubic centimeter
abb: CCU
coronary care unit
abb: c/o
complains of
abb: CO2
carbon dioxide
abb: CPR
cardiopulmonary resuscitation
abb: CS
central supply
abb: CVA
cerebrovascular accident/stroke
abb: dc, d/c
discontinue
abb: Del. Rm.
delivery room
abb: Dr.
doctor
abb: dx
diagnosis
abb: ECG/EKG
electrocardiogram
abb: EEG
electroencephalogram
abb: EENT
eye, ear, nose, throat
abb: ER
emergency room
abb: °F
Fehrenheit degree
abb: ft
foot
abb: fx
fracture
abb: GI
gastrointestinal
abb: GU
genitourinary
abb: GYN
gynecology
abb: H2O
water, aqua
abb: hr
hour
abb: hs
bedtime, hour of sleep
abb: ht
height
abb: hyper
above, high
abb: hypo
below, low
abb: ICU
intensive care unit
abb: I & O
intake & output
abb: IV
intravenous
abb: lab
labratory
abb: liq.
liquid
abb: LPN
licensed practical nurse
abb: LVN
licensed vocational nurse
abb: M.D
medical doctor
abb: med
medicine
abb: min
minute
abb: NA
nurse aide/ nursing assistant
abb: ng
nasogastric tube
abb: noct, noc
night
abb: NPO
nothing by mouth
abb: O2
oxygen
abb: Ob
obstetrics
abb: OOB/oob
out of bed
abb: OPD
outpatient department
abb: OR
operating room
abb: ord
orderly
abb: ORTH
orthopedics
abb: O.T
occupational therapy
abb: pc
after meals
abb: peds
pediatrics
abb: per
by, through
abb: pm/PM
afternoon (noon to midnight)
abb: po
by mouth
abb: post
after
abb: postop, PostOp
postoperative
abb: pre
before
abb: preop, PreOp
before surgery
abb: prn
whenever necessary, whenever required
abb: Pt, pt
patient
abb: P.T
physical therapy
abb: _
q
every
abb: qd
every day
abb: q2h
every 2 hours
abb: q3h
every 3 hours
abb: q4h
every 4 hours
abb: qhs
every night at bedtime
abb: qid, QID
four times a day
abb: qod, QOD
every other day
abb: qs
quantity sufficient
abb: r
rectal
abb: RN
registered nurse
abb: ROM
range of motion
abb: R.R
recovery room
abb: _
s
without
abb: sob
short of breath
abb: spec
specimen
abb: __
ss
1/2
abb: stat
at once, immediately
abb: surg
surgery
abb: TID/tid
3 times a day
abb: TLC
tender loving care
abb: VS
vital signs
abb: WBC
white blood count
abb: w/c
wheelchair
abb: wt
weight
Rx (R with an x at bottom right corner)
prescription or treatment ordered by a physician