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

1/99

Click to flip

99 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
anorexia
lack of apetite
antefebrile
before a fever
anteflexion
bending forward
antemortem
before death
antenatal
before birth (prenatal)
antepartum
before delivery (mother)
anteposition
in front of
antepyretic
before a fever
anteversion
turning forward
bicellular
made of two cells
biceps
a two-bellied muscle
binuclear
having two nuclei
bifocal
lens having two focus strengths
bipolar
having two poles
bisexual
attracted to both sexes
bulemia
condition of purging after eating
congenital
born with
consanguinity
with blood relationship
disassociate
to break apart
disinfect
to rid of infectious agents
dissect
to cut apart
excise
to take out
exhale
to breathe out
expiration
breathing out
genitals
reproductive system structures
hemianesthesia
anesthesia involving half the body
hemicardia
half a heart
hemigastrectomy
excision of half the stomach
hemiplegia
paralysis of one side of the body
incise
to cut into
incoherent
unable to be understood
incompatible
not compatible, does not associate well with
incompetency
not able to function properlly
incontinence
inability to control urination or defecation
infested
organisms living within or on another organism
inflamed
act of being red, swollen, painful and warm
inflammation
condition with such symptoms as a red, swollen and warm area
infusion
introducing a substance into a vein through a needle
inhale
to breathe in
injection
procedure of introducing a substance into the body using a needle
insane
not sane
insemination
process of introducing semen into the uterus or tubes
insomnia
unable to fall asleep
inspiration
breathing in
instillation
applying drops
intercellular
between the cells
intra-abdominal
within the abdomen
intra-aortic
within the aorta
intra-arterial
within the artery
intracranial
within the cranium
intracystic
within the urinary bladder
intradermal
within the dermal layer
intraduodenal
within the duodenum
intrathoracic
within the thorax
malaise
generally poor feeling, not feeling well
malformation
poor formation
malnutrition
poor nutrition
malorodous
smelling bad
morbidity
related to illness
mortality
related to death
postcibal
after meals
postcoital
after intercourse
postesophageal
in back of the esophagus
postfebrile
after a fever
postglucose
after glucose is administered
postmastectomy
after mastectomy surgery
postmenopausal
after menopause is complete
postmortem
after death
postnatal
after birth (baby)
postoperative
after surgery
postprandial
after meals
preanesthetic
before anesthesia
precancerous
condition that may lead to cancer
preforntal
in front of the frontal bone
preoperative
before surgery
prescribe
write an order before it can be done
sanguineous
bloddy (also sanguinous)
semicircle
half a circle
semicomatose
partially in a coma
semiconscious
partially conscious
semiprivate
situation in which half a room is shared
subcutaneous
the layer below the dermis of the skin
triceps
a three-bellied muscle
unicellular
of one cell
unilateral
one sided
uninuclear
having one nucleus
ac
before meals (antecibum)
CRNA
certified registered nurse anesthetist
GNID
gram-negative intracellular diplococcus
gt/gtt, gtts
drop/dropps
IABP
intra-aortic balloon pump
MSN
Masters of Science in Nursing
NP
nurse practitioner
pc
after meals (post cibum)
po
by mouth
PO
post operative
prn
as needed or required
i, ii, iii, iv, v
1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (apothecary numbers)
bifurcate
divide into two branches