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broncho
bronchi/airway
cili
hairlike processes
ectasis
expansion
laryngo
larynx
naso
nose
oro
mouth
oxy
oxygen
pector
chest/breast
pleura
rib side
pneumo
lung
ptysis
spit
pulmo
lungs
rhin
nose
tracheo
trachea/windpipe
angio
vessel
creatinine
waste material in urine
cysto
bladder
glomerulo
nephron part; little ball
peritoneo
lining of abdominal organs
pyelo
pelvis
reni
kidneys
uretero
ureter
urethro
urethra
uri
urine
uric
pertaining to urine
urina
urines
uro
urine
adeno
gland
calculi
stone
cele
tumor/cyst/hernia
cyto
cell
glyco
sugar/sweet
homeo, homo
similar/same/like
lingua
tongue
lip
fat
lith
stone
madara
falling hair
psych
mind
pyo
pus
radi
rays
thermic
heat
arthro
joint
carpo
wrist
chondro
cartilage
costa
rib
dactyl
finger
ili
hip
manus
hand
myel
bone marrow
myo
muscle
ortho
straighten
osteo
bone
pedi
foot
spondyl
vertebra
cutis
skin
dent
teeth
derm
skin
hapsia
touch
odont
teeth
onco
tmor
onychia
nail beds
pedicular
lice
prurigo
itching
psora
itch
sarco
flesh
sclero
hard
squama
scaly
tricho
hair
chole
bile
colon
large intestine
emesis
vomiting
gastro
stomach
glosso
tongue
hepat
liver
ile
ileum
laparo
abdomen
myxo
mucus
procto
rectum/anus
pyloro
pylorus/gatekeeper
stoma
opening/mouth
viscero
body organs
aortal
aorta/main artery
artero
artery
cardio
heart
emboli
vessel obstruction
emia
blood
hema
blood
phleb
vein
thromba
blood clot
varico
blood vessel
vaso
blood vessel
vena
vein
ventrica
heart activity
audio
sound
cerebro
brain
encephalo
brain
esthesia
sensation
medulla
middle brain
meningo
membranes/spinal cord
neuro
nerves
occiput
back of skull
oculo
eye
opthalamo
eye
oto
ear
parietes
parietal/wall part
pons
bridges
tempora
temporal
a, an
without
ab
away from
ad
toward
algia
pain
ante
before; wall part
bi
two; double
brady
slow
circum
around
concentric
together; center
de
down or away from
desis
binding; fixation
dia
through
dys
difficult;abnormal
ecto
outside
ectomy
excision
endo
within
epi
outer; on top of; over
exo
away from
extra
outside; beyond
ferro
iron
fore
before
form
shape of
graphy
writing; record
hemi
half
hyper
above
hypo
below
iasis
condition of
iatric
medicine
ic
pertaining to
hydra; hydro
water
inter
between
intra
within
isis; asis
condition of
itis
inflammation
juxa
near
kinesis
movement
kypho
humped
logia; logy
science of
lysis
disintegration
macro
large; long
malacia
softening
med; medi; medio
middle
mega; megaly
enlargement
micro
small
mono
single; one
multi
many
neo
new
ob
against
oid
like; shape; resemble
oligo
few
ology
study of
oma
tumor
osis
condition
otomy
incision
pachy
thick
para
near; departure from norm
path
disease
penia
deficiency
peri
around
pexy
fixation;suspension
phobia
fear of
phoresis
transmission
pexy
fixation;suspension
plasty
surgical correction
phobia
fear of
plegia
paralysis; stroke
phoresis
transmission
poly
many
plasty
surgical correction
post
after
plegia
paralysis; stroke
pre
before
pro
in front of; on behalf of
poly
many
pseudo
false
post
after
ptosis
falling
pre
before
re
back ; again
pro
in front of; on behalf of
retro
backward
pseudo
false
ptosis
falling
rrhapy
suture
re
back ; again
rhexis
rupture
retro
backward
rrhapy
suture
rhexis
rupture
pexy
fixation;suspension
phobia
fear of
phoresis
transmission
plasty
surgical correction
plegia
paralysis; stroke
poly
many
post
after
pre
before
pro
in front of; on behalf of
pseudo
false
ptosis
falling
re
back ; again
retro
backward
rrhapy
suture
rhexis
rupture
scopy
exam
semi
half
sphygmo
pulse
sub
below
super; supra
above
sym ; syn
together
tachy
swift; fast
tele
distance
toxo; toxic
poisoning
trans
across
tri
three
ultra
above
uni
one
xeno
foreign
xero
dry
albus
white
chloro
green
chrom
color
cirrhos
yellow
cyano
blue
erythro
red
leuko
white
melano
black
polio
gray
purpura
purple
rhodo
red
rubeo
red
xantho
yellow
CMA (RMA)
Certified Medical Assistant
CNA
Certified Nursing Aide
EMT
Emergency Medical Technician
LVN; LPN
Licensed (Vocation)Practical Nurse
MD
Medical Doctor
ME
Medical Examiner
MLT
Medical Lab Technologist
NP
Nurse Practitioner
OT
Occupation Therapist
PA
Physician's Assistant
PT
Physical Therapist
RHIT
Registered Health Information Technician
RN
Registered Nurse
RRT; RT
(Registered) Respiratory Therapist
a
before
aa
of each
abd
abdominal
a.c.
before meals
ADL
Activities of Daily Living
ad lib
as desired
a.m.
morning
amt
amount
AROM
Active Range of Motion
ax/axillary
under arm
BID
2 times a day
BM
bowel movement
BP
blood pressure
BRP
bathroom privileges
C
Celsius
c (with line over c)
with
cal
calorie
cath
cahteter
CBR
complete bed rest
cc
cubic centimeter
CHF
congestive heart failure
cm
centimeter
CN
Charge nurse
CNS
Central Nervous System
c/o
complains of
DC
discontinue
DON
Director of Nursing
Dr
doctor
dx
diagnosis
F
Farenheit
fx
fracture
GI
gastrointestinal
gtt
drop
GU
genitourinary
h
hour
H2O
water
HOB
head of bed
HOH
hard of hearing
HS
hour of sleep
i/o
input/output
IV
intrvenous
kg
kilogram
L
liter
lb
pound
LE/LLE/LUE
left (upper/lower) extremity
lt
left
MI
myocardial infarction
mm
millimeter
noc
night
NPO
nothing by mouth
N/V
nausea and vomiting
OD
right eye/overdose
OOB
out of bed
OS
left eye
OU
both eyes
oz
ounce
p (with line over it)
after
p
pulse
p.c.
after meals
PO
by mouth
p.m.
evening
prn
as needed
PROM
passive range of motion