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a.c
before a meal
p.c.
after a meal
inter cib
between meals
man. prim.
first thing in the morning
h.s.
at bed time
q.d
every day
q.h.
every hour
q.n.
every night
alt. dieb
on alternate days
alt. hor.
on alternate hours
alt. noc
on alternate nights
stat
immediately
grad
by degrees
ad. lib
as desired
p.r.n.
as needed
a.m.
in the morning
p.m.
in the afternoon
b.i.d.
twice a day
t.i.h
three times an hour
q.i.n
four times a night
c.m.
tomorrow morning
c.n.s
tomorrow night
sumendus
to be taken
Rx
take
Add.
add
dil
dilute
st.
let it stand
cf.
compare
admov
apply
solv.
dissolve
bib.
drink
n.r.
do not repeat
A.D.
right ear
A.S.
left ear
A.U.
each ear (both ears)
O.D.
right eye
O.S.
left eye
O.U.
each eye (both eyes)
P.O.
by mouth
P.R.
by the rectum
P.V.
by the vagina
n.P.o
nothing by mouth
n.p.r.
nothing by the rectum
n.p.v
nothing by the vagina
q.l.
as desired
q.p.
as desired
q.s.
as needed
ad. sat.
to saturation
s.o.s
if necessary
sss
layer upon layer
gt
a drop
gtt
drops
lb
a pound
dim
one half
id
the same
arg
silver
au
gold
cu
copper
fe
iron
foundation of term
root
element that joins roots
combining vowels
element in front of root that modifies root
prefix
root + o
combining form
word ending that modifies root
suffix
-ia
condition
-tomy
incision
a term can have only one root
false
term can have only one prefix
false
combining vowel is used
between any 2 roots, between root and suffix starting with a consonant
-mata
-ma (s)
-a
-on
-a
-um
-ae
-a
-ies
-y
-i
-us
-ices
-ix
-ices
-ex
-aces
-ax
-ist
specializes in
-e
noun marker
-ia, -y, -ism
condition of
-ium
structure or tissue
-ic, -tic, -ac, -al, -eal, -ar, -ary, -ous
pertaining to
-icle, -ole, -ula, -ule
small
-itis
inflammation
-oma
tumor
-osis
condition or increase
-iasis
formation or presense of
-spasm
involuntary contraction
-rrhea
discharge
-emia
blood condition
-malacia
softening
-dynia
pain
-plasty
surgical repair or reconstruction
-rrhaphy
suture
-stomy
creation of an opening
-tomy
incision
-ectomy
excision
-algia
pain
-megaly
enlargement
-ectasis
expansion or dilation
-ptosis
falling or downward displacement
-rrhexis
rupture
-rrhage (ia)
to burst forth (usually blood)
-phillia
attraction for
infra-
below or under
poly-
many
multi-
many
tachy-
fast
hemi-
half
micro-
small
retro-
backward or behind