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tumor/study of
onco/logy
safe/one who specializes in the study or treatment of
immuno/logist
ear/voice box/study of
otolaryngology

oto/laryngo/logy
eye/process of measuring
optometry

opto/metry
woman/study of
gynecology

gyneco/logy
disease/study of
pathology

patho/logy
straight, normal, or correct/foot/pertaining to
orthopedic

ortho/ped/ic
urine/one who specializes in the study of or treatment of
urologist

uro/logist
nerve/study of
neurology

neuro/logy
mind/one who specializes in the study of or treatment of
psychologist

psycho/logist
bone/disease/condition or process of
osteopathy

osteo/path/y
eye/onewho specializes in the study or treatment of
ophthalmologist

ophthalmo/logist
midwife/pertaining to
obstetric

obstetr/ic
without/sensation/study of
anesthesiology

an/esthesio/logy
heart/study of
cardiology

cardio/logy
skin/study of
dermatology

dermato/logy
child/treatment
pediatrics

ped/iatrics
within/to secrete/one who specializes in the study or treatment of
endocrinologist

endo/crino/logist
kidney/one who specializes in the study or treatment of
nephrologist

nephro/logist
stomach/small intestine/study of
gastroenterology

gastro/entero/logy
blood/one who specializes in the study or treatment of
hematologist

hemato/logist
cares for the acutely ill
emergency physician
manipulates the spine
chiropractor
performs brain surgery
neurosurgeon
rehabilitation specialist
psychiatrist
nonsurgical care of the brain and spinal cord
neurology
interprets x-rays
radiologist
performs reconstructive surgery
plastic surgeon
treats arthritis
rheumatologist
operates on heart and lungs
thoracic surgeon
treats foot disorders
podiatrist
performs dental surgery
oral surgeon
treats disease of the mind
psychiatrist
uses radioactive isotopes
nuclear medicine
doctor for adults
internist
general practice
family practice
provides emotional counsel
psychologist
specialty for treatment of the elderly
geriatrics
OB/GYN
obstetrics and gynecology
D.D.S
doctor of dental surgery
ENT
ears, nose, and throat
ABMS
american board of medical specialists
O.D.
doctor of optometry
F.A.C.S.
fellow of the american college of surgeons
ACP
american college of physicians
D.P.M.
doctor of podiatric medicine
D.O.
doctor of osteopathic medicine
D.C.
doctor of chiropractic medicine
name 5 specialists who preform surgery?
gynecologist, opthalmologist, otolaryngologist, orthopaedist, urologist
dental school (what degree)
D.D.S
graduate school
Ph.D.
podiatric
D.P.M
medical
M.D.
chiropractic
D.C.
optometric
O.D.
osteopathic
D.O.
CCU
CORONARY CARE UNIT
ECU
EMERGENCY CARE UNIT
ER
emergency room
ICU
intensive care unit
IP
inpatient
OP
out patient
OR
operating room
PACU
postanesthetic care unit
PAR
postanesthetic recovery
post-op/postop
postoperative/after surgery
pre-op/preop
preoperative/before surgery
RTC
return to clinic
RTO
return to office
BRP
bathroom privileges
CP
chest pain
DC, D/D
discharge, discontinue
ETOH
ethyl alcohol
L
left
R
right
pt
patient
RRR
regular rate and rhythm
SOB
shortness of breath
Tr
treatment
Tx
treatment or traction
VS
vital signs
T
temperature
P
pulse
R
respiration
BP
blood pressure
Ht
height
Wt
weight
WDWN
well developed and well nourished
y.o.
year old
sharp;having intense, often severe symptoms and a short course
acute
a condition developing slowly and persisting over time
chronic
mild or noncancerous
benign
harmful or cancerous
malignant
gradual deterioration of normal cells and body function
degeneration
any disease in which there is deterioration of structure or function of tissue
degenerative disease
determination of the presence of a disease based on an evaluation of symptoms, signs, and test findings
diagnosis
cause of a disease
etiology
increase in severity of a disease with aggravation of symptoms
exacerbation
a period in which symptoms and signs stop or abate
remission
relating to a fever
febrile
large; visible to the naked eye
gross
a condition occuring w/out a clearly identified cause
idopathic
limited to a definite area or part
localized
relating to the whole body rather than only a part
systemic
a feeling of unwellness, often the first indication of illness
malaise
significant
marked
vague, questionable
equivocal
sick, a state of disease
morbidity
the number of cases of a disease in a given year; the ratio of sick to well individuals in a given population
morbidity rate
the state of being subject to death
mortality
foreknowledge; prediction of the likely outcome of a disease based on the general health status of the patient along with knowledge of the usual course of the disease
prognosis
the advance of a condition as signs and symptoms increase in severity
progressive
a process or measure that prevents disease
prophylaxis
to occur again; describes a return of symptoms and signs after a period of quiescence(rest or inactivity)
recurrent
a disorder or condition after, and usually resulting from, a previous disease or injury
sequela
a mark; objective evidence of disease that can be seen or verified by an examiner
sign
occurrence; subjective evidence of disease that is perceived by the patient and often noted in his or her own words
symptom
a running together; combination of symptoms and signs that give a distinct clinical picture indicating a particular condition or disease, eg. menopausal syndrome
syndrome
not involved in bringing on the condition or result
noncontributory
not significant or worthy of noting
unremarkable
red/germ or bud/ condition or increase
erythroblastosis

erythro/blast/osis
bone marrow/faulty/formation/ condition of
myelodysplasia

myelo/dys/plas/ia
blood/cell/instrument for measuring
hemocytometer

hemo/cyto/meter
spleen/to burst forth
splenorrhagia

spleno/rrhagia
clear fluid/gland/inflammation
lymphadenitis

lymph/ade/nitis
safe/poison/pertaining to
immunotoxic

immuno/tox/ic
thymus gland/disease/condition or process of
thymopathy

thymo/path/y
a net/cell/condition or increase
reticulocytosis

reticulo/cyt/osis
white/cell/pertaining to
leukocytic

leuko/cyt/ic
clear fluid/vessel/record
lymphangiogram

lymph/angio/gram
spleen/enlargement
splenomegaly

spleno/megaly
before/bone marrow/cell/noun marker
promyelocyte

pro/myelo/cyt/e
white/cell/abnormal reduction
leukocytopenia

leuko/cyto/penia
spleen/excision
splenectomy

splen/ectomy
juice/formation
chylopoiesis

chylo/poiesis
clear fluid/tumor
lymphoma

lymph/oma
cell/form/sutdy of
cytomorphology

cyto/morpho/logy
blood/breaking down or dissolution
hemolysis

hemo/lysis
without/blood condition
anemia

an/emia
beyond, after, or change/ stop or stand
metastasis

meta/stasis
abnormal reduction of neutrophils
neutropenia
white blood cell
leukocyte
formation of blood
hematopoiesis
enlargement of the spleen
hepatomegaly
an abnormally reduced number of red blood cells
erythropenia
pertaining to the thymus gland
thymic
white cells without granules in their nuclei
agranulocytes
a granular leukocyte named for its attraction to the rose color stain of its granules
eosinophil
red blood cell
erhtyrocyte
reduced number of all cellular components in the blood
pancytopenia
the procedure of counting the number of leukocytes in the blood is called
white blood count WBC
the blood sutdy that determines the amount of pigment present in RBCs is called a
hemoglobin Hgb
the blood study that determines packed red blood cell volume is called a
hematocrit hct
the classification of WBCs is performed in a
differential count
the calculations provided in blood indices, MCV __ __ ___, MCH___ ____ ___, and MCHC___ ___ __ __, are used to classify types of ______.
mean corpuscular volume, mean corpuscular hemoglobin, mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration, anemia
venipuncture is also termed
phlembotomy
hodgkin disease is a malignant type of
lymphoma
PT
prothrombin time
ESR
erythrocyte sedimentation rate
PTT
partial thrombin time
CBC
complete blood count
small red blood cells
microcytosis
large, irregular RBCs
poikilocytosis
polymorphonuclear white blood cell
neutrophil
WBC termed "one cell"
monocyte
WBC with rose stained granules
eosinophil
agranulocyte active in immunity
lymphocyte
WBC with dark stained granules
basophil
thrombocyte
platelet
red blood cells
erythrocyte
WBC with granules
granulocyte
RBCs of unequal size
anisocytosis
large red blood cells
macrocytosis
impaired ability to provide an immune response
immunosuppression
test tube method of matching a donors blood to the recipient
cross matching
syndrome caused by HIV
AIDS
condition characterized by an increase in mononuclear cells caused by the Epstein Barr virus
mononucleosis
removal of plasma from the body, extraction of specific elements, then reinfusion
plasmapheresis