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centesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid
tomy
incision, process of cutting
ectomy
excision, surgical removal
col/o
colon
stomy
forming an opening
desis
to bind, to tie
pexy
fixation (organ), to put in place
rrhaphy
suture
plasty
surgical repair
lysis
separation
tripsy
to crush
dynia
pain
ectasis
dilation
malacia
softening
phagia
eating, swallowing
plegia
paralysis
rrhage
bursting forth
rrhexis
rupture
stenosis
narrowing, stricture
trophy
nourishment, development
megaly
enlargement
therm/o
heat
gloss/o
tongue
ectomy
excision, removal
mast/o
breast
phleb/o
vein
thorac/o
chest
mening/o
meninges
stomy
form an opening
tome
instrument to cut
clasis
break
tripsy
to crush
cele
hernia
dynia
pain
ectasis
dilation
emia
blood condition
gen
producing, forming
gensis
producing, forming
lith/o
stone
malacia
softening
para
to bear offspring
paresis
partial paralysis
phagia
eating, swallowing
speech
phasia
plegia
paralysis
poiesis
formation
ptosis
droop, sag, prolapse, fall
rrhage
bursting forth
rrhexis
rupture
stasis
standing still, stop
stenosis
narrowing, stricture
trophy
nourishment, development
cellul/o
cell
cis/o
to cut
comat/o
deep sleep
digest/o
digestion
duct/o
to draw
later/o
side
nat/o
birth
sept/o
infection
son/o
sound
aise
ease
ar
pertaining to
cuspid
projection, cusps
drom
to run
form
shape, form
genous
produced by
gnosis
knowledge
mortem
death
plasm
development, formation
tropia
turning
version
turning, tilting
ab
away from
ad
toward
ante
before
circum
around
dia
through, complete
ecto
outside
endo
within
epi
upon, on, above
e, ex, exo, extra
out, outward, outside
hyper
excessive, above
hypo
below, under, deficient
in
in, into
infra
below, beneath
inter
between
intra
within
meta
beyond
para
beside, near
per
through
peri
around
post
after
pre
before, in front of
pro
before
retro
back, behind
sub
under, below
supra
above
trans
across
ultra
beyond
anti
against
a, an
no, not, lack of
contra
against, opposite
in
not
bi, di
two
hemi, semi
half
mono, uni
one
multi, poly
many
quadri
four
tri
three
ana
apart, up
auto
self
brady
slow
dys
bad, abnormal, difficult, painful
macro
large
mal
bad
micro
small
neo
new
pan
all
syn, sym
together, with, joined
tachy
fast, rapid
a.c.
before meals
ad lib
freely, as desired
b.i.d.
two times daily
-
c
with
caps
capsules
FDA
Food and Drug Administration
gm
gram
gt, gtt
drops
h
hour
h.s.
at bedtime
IM
intramuscular
IV
intravenous
mg
milligram
NPO
nothing by mouth
PDR
Physicians Desk Reference
oz.
ounce
p.c.
after meals
p.r.n.
when requested, when required
pt
patient
Q(q)
every
q.d.
every day
q.h.
every hour
q.h.s.
every bedtime
q.i.d.
every bedtime
qAM
every morning
qPM
every night
_
s
without
SL
sublingual
sc, subcut
subcuta
t.i.d.
three times daily