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aden-
gland
arth-
joint
bas-
base or foundation
cephal-
head
cerebr-
brain
dermat-/derm-
skin
gastr-
stomach
myel-
marrow
neur-
nerve
oste-
bone
uri-
urine
-ac/-al
pertaining to
-cyte
cell
-gram
record
-algia/-dynia
pain
-emesis
vomit
-form/-oid
like or resembling
-itis
inflammation
-malacia
softening
-megaly
enlargement
-oma
tumor
-phobia
fear of
-ptosis
drooping
-rrhea
discharge or flow
-spasm
involuntary contraction
-angi
vessel
acidosis
blood and tissues become acidic
acute
severe
additive
active ingredient added to solution
alkalosis
blood and tissues become alkaline(basic)
allergen
agent that causes allergic reaction
allergy
reaction to an allergen, physical or psychological
ambulatory patient
patient allowed to walk and not restricted to bed
amphetamine
stimulent
anabolic agent
substance that builds up tissue protein
anabolism
process of builing up tissue and through protein synthesis
ac
before meals
a.d.
right ear
ad lib
as much as desired
ADR
adverse drug reaction
am
morning
APAP
acetominophen, tylenol
aq
aqueous
a.s.
left ear
ASA
aspirin