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eponyms
are specific diseases, syndromes, or conditions that are sometimes denoted by the name of a person, usually the individual who first identified the disorder
Alzheimer's disease
dementia presenilis
Bell's Palsy
facial muscle paralysis
Crohn's disease
regional enteritis
Down's syndrome
nogolism
Parinson's disease
shaking/rembling palsy
adren(o)
adrenal glands
-algia
pain
anter(o)
front, anterior
calc(o)
calcium
cerebr(o)
cerebrum (brain)
col(o)
colon
cutane(o)
skin
dia
through
dipl(o)
double
-edema
swelling
electr(o)
electric
-emesis
vomiting
-emia
blood
esophag(o)
esophagus
-genesis
prducing, forming
gero
aged
-gravida
pregnant woman
-logist
specialist in the study of
lumb(o)
lower back, loin
maxilla(o)
jaw
muc(o)
mucus
myc(o)
fungus
noct(o)
night
-ole
small
orth(o)
straight
ot(o)
ear
-ous
pertaining to
patell(o)
knee cap
pelv(o)
pelvis
-pepsia
digestion
phalang(o)
phalanges (fingers and toes)
-phasia
speech
-plasm
formation or growth
plasty
surgical repair
poster(o)
back (of body) behind, posterior
-ptosis
prolapse, falling, droping
retin(o)
retina
roentgen(o)
x-rays
-rrhage
bursting forth (of)
spin(o)
spine
spondyl(o)
vertebra (backbone)
-stenosis
stricture, narrowing
-stomy
forming a new opening or mouth
-therapy
treatment
-tripsy
crushing
tympan(o)
tympanic membrane (eardrum)
-ule
small
uter(o)
uterus
vagin(o)
vagina
ven(o)
vein
ventricul(o)
ventricle (of brain or heart)
vertebr(o)
vertebra (backbone)
vulvo
vulva
spin(o)
spine
spondyl(o)
vertebra (backbone)
-stenosis
stricture, narrowing
-stomy
forming a new opening or mouth
-therapy
treatment
-tripsy
crushing
tympan(o)
tympanic membrane (eardrum)
-ule
small
uter(o)
uterus
vagin(o)
vagina
ven(o)
vein
ventricul(o)
ventricle (of brain or heart)
vertebr(o)
vertebra (backbone)
vulvo
vulva
chroma
color
alb, albumin, leuk
white
amaur
dark
chlor, verdin
green
ciner, glauc, polio
gray
cirrh, flav, lute, xanth
yello
cyano
blue
erythr, rube
red
melan, nigro
black
purpur
purple
ABG
Arterial blood gas
Abx
antibiotics
ASA
acetylsalicylic acid (asprin)
ASHD
arteriosclerotic heart disease
BMT
bone marrow transplant
BP
blood pressure
BS
bowel or breath sounds
Bx
biopsy
CABG
coronary artery bypass graft
CC
chief complaint
CHF
congestive heart failure
C/O
complaint of
CNS
central nervous system
COPD
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CVA
cerebrovasular accident
Cx
culture
DNR
do not resuscitate
Dx
diagnosis
ECG/EKG
elecrocardiogram
FEV
forced expiratory volume
F/U
follow up
GERD
gastroesophageal reflux disease
GI
gastrointestinal
GU
genitourinary
H/O
history of
HDL
high-density lipoprotein
HPI
history of present illness
Hx
History
Imp
impression
IPPB
intermittent positive pressure breathing
LDL
low density protein
MRI
magnetic resonance imaging
MS
multiple sclerosis
NSAID
non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug
OBS
organic brain syndrome
OTC
over the counter
OM
otitis media
PERRL
pupils equal, round and reactive to light
PMH
past medical history
R/O
rule out
RDA
recommended daily allowance
ROS
review of systems
RR
respiratory rate
SOAP
subjective, objective data assessment plan
SOB
shortness of breath
T
Temperature
TPN
total parenteral nutrition
TPR
temperature, pulse, respiration
Tx
Treatment
UA
urinalysis
URI
upper respiratory infection
UTI
urinary tract infection
WNL
w/in normal limits
BUN
blood urea nitrogen
CBC
complete blood count
sCr
serum creatinine
gluc
glucose
HCT
hematocrit
Hgb
hemoglobin
RBC
red blood cells
WBC
white blood cells
1 Kilogram (kg)
1,000 g
1 gram (g)
1,000 mg
1 mg
.001g
1 microgram (mcg)
.001mg
1 Liter (L)
1,000 mL
1 mL
1 cc
1 pint (pt)
16 fl oz
1 quart (qt)
2 pt
1 gallon (gal)
4 qt's
1 teaspoonful
5 mL
1 tblspn
15 mL