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What is otorhinolaryngology?

Study of the ear, nose, and throat.

At the beginning of a word, means time, number, or position.

Prefix.

At the end of a word, means type of condition.

Suffix.

In a word, which part refers to a body part?

Word root.

What type of words means a person?

Eponyms.

Abbreviations. Ex. CPR, AED.

Acronyms.

AED.

Automatic External Defibrillator.

ā.

Before.

abd.

Abdomen.

ac.

Before meals.

AID's.

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome.

ADL.

Activities of Daily Living.

AMA.

Against Medical Advice.

amb.

Ambulate (means to walk).

as tol.

As tolerated.

ASA.

Aspirin.

BBS.

Bilateral Breath Sounds.

bid.

Twice a day.

BM.

Bowel Movement.

BP.

Blood Pressure.

BR.

Bed rest.

BS.

Blood Sugar.

a-, an- means?

without, lack of

ab- means?

Away from.

ad- means?

Towards.

-ac, -al means?

Pertaining to.

arteri(o) means?

Artery (blood vessel).

arthr(o) means?

Joint.

auto means?

Self.

bi- means?

2, double, both.

brachi means?

Arm.

brachy means?

Short.

brady means?

Slow.

bronchi means?

Air tubes in the lungs.