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-blast
immature
-ac -al -ar -ry -eal
-ic -ose -ous -tic -oid
-ole
pertaining to
bacteri-
bacteria
-gram
record
-graph
instrument for recording
-graphy
process of recording
-meter
instrument for measuring
-logy
study of
-logist
one who specializes in the treatment or study of
-ole
-ule
small
-trophy
development
-rrhexis
rupture or breaking
-rrhea
discharge or flow
-rrhagia
to burst forth
-pnea
breathing
-phobia
fear of
-phagia
eat; devour
-osis
condition
-oma
tumor
-megaly
enlargement
-malacia
softening
-lysis
breaking down
-itis
inflammation
-iasis
formation of; presence of
-oid
like or resembling
-emesis
vomit
-cele
pouch, sac or hernia
-algia
-dynia
pain
-scopy
examination
-scope
instrument for examining
-poiesis
formation
-tripsy
crushing
-tomy
incision
-stomy
surgical creation of an artificial opening
-rrhaphy
suture
-plasty
surgical repair or reconstruction
-ectomy
excision; surgical removal
-centesis
puncture to remove fluid
abdomin-
abdomen
path-
disease
nephr-
kidney
necr-
death
hepat-
liver
lip-
fat
hemat-
hem-
blood
enter-
intestines
cyst-
sac or cyst containing fluid; urinary bladder
cyt-
cyte-
cell
cardi-
heart
cephal-
head
carcin-
cancer; cancerous
angi-
vessel
AU
both ears
_
c
with
b.i.d.
twice a day
AS
left ear
a.c.
before meals
_
p
after
_
a
before
Wt
Weight
VS
vital signs
SOB
shortness of breath
ROS
review of systems
NKDA
no known drug allergies
NKA
no known allergies
ICU
intensive care unit
H&P
history & physical
Ht
Height
Dx
diagnosis
D/C
discontinue
C/O
complains of
CC
chief complaint
BRP
bathroom privileges
BP
blood pressure
h.s.
hour sleep
OD
right eye
OS
left eye
OU
both eyes
_
p.c.
after meals
p.o.
by mouth
p.r.n.
as needed
q.
every or each
q.d.
every day
q.h.
every hour
q.2h.
every 2 hours
q.i.d.
four times a day
q.o.d.
every other day
STAT
immediately
t.i.d.
three times a day
_
s
without
brady-
slow
peri-
around; circular movement
trans-
across or through
dys-
faulty; painful; difficult
ecto-
outside
bi-
two; both
anti-
against; opposed to
pro-
before
tachy-
fast
tetra-
four
pre-
before
ante-
before
quadri-
four
poly-
many
para-
abnormal; alongside; beside
mono-
one
micro-
small
ad-
toward, to, near
a-
without, not
ab-
away from
LLQ
Left Lower Quadrant
LUQ
Left Upper Quadrant
RLQ
Right Lower Quadrant
RUQ
Right Upper Quadrant
bio-
life
endo-
inside; within
intra-
inside; within
epi-
upon
eu-
normal; good
hemi-
half
hyper-
above or excessive; extreme
hypo-
deficient; below
sub-
below; under
mal-
bad
CT
Computed Tomography
Fluoroscopy
Imaging technique uses a cathode ray tube
MRI
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Sonography
Ultrasound Imaging
Radiology
Study of X-Rays
Erythr/o
red
cyan/o
blue
melan/o
black
purpur/o
purple
xanth/o
yellow
leuk/o
white
Spinal Column Regions
(5)
Cervical
Thoracic
Lumbar
Sacral
Coccyx
AKA
above the knee amputation
AROM
active range of motion
BKA
below the knee amputation
fx
fracture
PROM
passive range of motion
TENS
transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation
IOP
intraocular pressure
PERRLA
pupils equal, round, reactive to light and accommodation
ENT
ears, nose and throat
EENT
eyes, ears, nose and throat
ABG
arterial blood gas
CO2
carbon dioxide
COPD
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CPR
cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CXR
chest x-ray
DNR
do not resuscitate
IRDS
infant respiratory distress syndrome
O2
oxygen
RDS
respiratory distress syndrome
TB
tuberculosis
URI
upper respiratory infection