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STD
Sexually transmitted disease
SVT
Supraventricular tachycardia
S/Sx
Signs and Symptoms
SW
Sterile water
Sx
Symptoms
T or Temp
Temperature
TAH
Total abdominal hysterectomy
TB
Tuberculosis
TEE
Transesophageal Echocardiogram
TIA
Transient Ischemic Attack
t.i.d.
Three times a day
t.i.w.
Three times a week
TM
Tympanic membrane
TNF
Tumor necrosis factor
TPA
Tissue plasminogen activator
TPN
Total parenteral nutrition
TSH
Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
TTP
Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
TURP
Transurethral resection of prostate
Tx
Treatment or therapy
TXA
Thromboxane
U or u
Unit(s) Use “unit(s)”
UA
Urinalysis
u.d. (ut dict)
As directed
UE
Upper extremity
UGI
Upper Gastrointestinal
UR
Utilization Review
URI
Upper Respiratory Infection
USP
United States Pharmacopeia
UTI
Urinary Tract Infection
vag.
Vaginal
VF or V.fib.
Ventricular fibrillation
V/Q
Ventilation perfusion scan
VS
Vital Signs
VSS
Vital Signs Stable
VT or V.tach.
Ventricular tachycardia
WA
While awake
WBC
White blood cell (count)
WF
White female
WM
White male
WNL
Within normal limits
Wt.
Weight
x
times (ex: x 3 = times three)
XRT
X-ray therapy
y/o or y.o.
Years old
*μg
Microgram
Δ
change or therefore
c
with
s
without
a-,an-
without
ab-
away from
ad-
to, toward, near
ante-, pre-, pro-
before
anti-, contra-
against, opposed to
bi-
two, both
brady-
slow
circum-, peri-
around
con-, syn-, sym-
together, with
de-
from, down, not
dia-, trans-
through, complete
dys-
difficult, labored, painful, abnormal
e-, ec-, ex-
out, away
ecto-, exo-, extra-
outside
en-, endo-, intra-
within
epi-
upon
eu-
good, normal
hemi-, semi-
half
hyper-
above, excessive
hypo-
below, incomplete, deficient
inter-
between
macro-
large, long
meso-
middle
meta-
after, beyond, change
micro-
small
mono-, uni-
one
neo-
new
oligo-
few, deficient
pan-
all
para-
alongside of, abnormal
poly-, multi-
many
post-
after, behind
quadri-
four
re-
again, back
retro-
backward, behind
sub-, infra-
below, under
super-, supra-
above, excessive
tachy-
fast
tri-
three
ultra-
beyond, excessive
-ac, -al, -ar, -ary, -eal, -ous, -ic, - tic
pertaining to
-algia, -dynia
pain
-cele
pouching, hernia
-cyte
cell
-ectasis
expansion, dilation
-ectomy
excision, removal
-emia
blood condition
-genesis
blood condition
-graph
instrument for recording
-iasis
formation or presence of
-icle, -ole, -ula, -ule
small
-itis
inflammation
-logy
study of
-lysis
breaking down
-malacia
softening
-magaly
enlargement
-meter
instrument for measuring
-oma
tumor, swelling
-pathy
disease
-penia
abnormal reduction
-phil, -philia
attraction for
-plasia
formation, development, a growth
-plasty
surgical repair
-poiesis
formation
-sarcoma
malignant tumor
-spasm
involuntary contraction
-stasis
control, stop
-stomy
creation of an opening
-tomy
incision