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abdomin(o)
abdomen
acr(o)
extremities
anter(o)
anterior
blephar(o)
eyelid
caud(o)
tail, lower portion of body
cephal(o)
head
chir(o)
hand
crani(o)
skull
cyan(o)
blue
dactyl(o)
digits (fingers or toes)
dist(o)
distant
tel(e)
distant
dors(o)
dorsal (back side)
electr(o)
electricity
encephal(o)
brain
gigant(o)
large
gram(o)
to print or record
infer(o)
inferior, situated below
kinesi(o)
movement
later(o)
side
medi(o)
medial, middle
my(o)
muscle
omphal(o)
umbilicus
pelv(i)
pelvis
periton(o)
peritoneum
poster(o)
posterior
proxim(o)
near
som(o)
somat(o)
body
spin(o)
spine
super(o)
superior, uppermost
thorac(o)
thorax (chest)
ventr(o)
ventral, belly
anti-
against
bi-
two
brady-
slow
dys-
bad, difficult, or painful
en-
in or inside
mega-
large
tachy-
fast
uni-
one
-ad
toward
-dynia
pain
-eal
pertaining to
-gram
a record
-graph
recording instrument
-graphy
process of recording
-itis
inflammation
-megaly
enlargement
-osis
condition (sometimes disease or abdormal increase)
-pathy
disease
-pnea
breathing
-plasty
surgical repair
-spasm
cramp or twitching
abd
abdomen, abdominal
AD
admitting diagnosis; right ear
ADL
activities of daily living
AP
anteroposterior
AS
left ear
BMR
basal metabolic rate
BSA
body surface area
CXR
chest x-ray
D
dose, right
ECG, EKG
electroencephalogram
EMG
electromyogram
lat
lateral
LLQ
left lower quadrant
LUQ
left upper quadrant
PA
posteranterior
PE
physical examination
RLQ
right lower quadrant
RUQ
right upper quadrant
Sx
symptom
Vs, v.s.
vital signs
WNL
within normal limits
amebicides
kill amebae
antiinfective/antimicrobial
aminoglycosides
active against gram negative bacteria
antiinfective/antimicrobial
antibacterials
used in bacterial infections
antiinfective/antimicrobial
penicillins
kills most gram positive and gram negative aerobes
antiinfective/anitmicrobial
antifungals
used in fungal infections
antiinfective/antimicrobial
antihelmintics
destroy worms
antiinfective/antimicrobial
antimalarials
used to treat malaria
antiinfective/antimicrobial
antituberculars
used to treat organisms of genus Mycobacterium
antiinfective/antimicrobial
antivirals
used in some viral infections
antiinfectives/antimicrobial
fluoroquinolones
antiinfective/antimicrobial
antiinflammatory drugs
reduce inflammation
antipyretics
drugs used to reduce fever