Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/78

Click to flip

78 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
a or a.
before
a.c.
before meals
ad lib
as desired
alt. h.
alternate hours
AM
in the morning, before noon
A.D.
right ear
A.S.
left ear
A.U.
each ear
aq.
water
bid
twice a day
–
c
with
cap., caps.
capsule
cc
cubic centimeter
d
day
D/C, dc
discontinue
dil.
dilute
dist.
distilled
DS
double strength
EC
enteric coated
elix.
elixir
et
and
ext.
external, extract
fl, fld
fluid
g
gram
gr
grain
gtt
drop
H
hypodermic
h, hr
hour
h.s.
at bedtime
IM
intramuscular
inj.
injection
IV
intravenous
IVP
IV push
IVPB
IV piggy back
kg
kilogram
L
liter
lb
pound
liq.
liquid
mcg, µg
microgram
mEq
milliequivalent
mg
milligram
no
number
noct.
night
OD
right eye
os
(lower case letters)
mouth
OS
(upper case letters)
left eye
OU
both eyes
oz
ounce
p or p.
after; per
p.c.
after meals
PM
afternoon; evening
prn
as needed, according to necessity
q
each, every
qh
every hour
qid
four times a day
q1h
every 1 hour
q2h
every 2 hours
q3h
every 3 hours
q4h
every four hours
q6h
every 6 hours
q8h
every 8 hours
q12h
every 12 hours
qod
every other day
qs
as much as needed
qt
quart
R or PR
rectally
Rx
take, prescription
–
s
without
sc
subcutaneously
sol. or soln.
solution
SQ
subcutaneously
stat.
immediately
tab.
tablet
tbsp., T
tablespoon
tid
3 times a day
tinct, tr
tincture
tsp, t
teaspoon
ung.
ointment