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albin white
aden gland
angio blood vessel
arterio artery
arthro joint
blepharo eyelid
bucca cheek
carcin cancer
cardio heart
cephal head
cerebro brain
cervic neck
cheil lip
chem drug
chole gall, bile
chrom color
colo colon
costo ribs
cranio skull
cyan blue
cysto bladder, sac
cyte cell
derma skin
echo sound
embyr fertilized ovum/ embryo
entero intestine
epidemi among the people
erythro red
esophag esophagus
gastro stomach
genit related to birth
gingiv gum
gloss tongue
hepat liver
hem, hemat blood
hom same, alike
hydro water
hygien healthful
hystero uterus
leuko white
lingua tongue
lymph fluid
mamm, mast breast
myelo bone marrow
myo muscle
nephro, ren kidney
neuro nerve
ocul, ophthal eye
odont tooth
onc tumor
oo egg
oophor ovary
orch testis
osteo bone
oto eat
ovario ovary
ped, pod foot
pharyng pharynx
phleb vein
pneumo, pulm lung
procto rectum
psych mind, soul
radio passing of rays
rhin nose
salpingo tube
sept infection
soma body
splen spleen
stric narrowing
therm temperature
thorac thorax, chest
trach trachea
viscera organ
vit life
a, an without
ab away from
acr, acro extremeties
ad toward
ambi both
ante before
anti against
aut self
bi both, two
brady slow
circum round
contra against
di two
diplo double
dys painful, difficult
ecto outside
en, endo inside
epi upper, above
ex out, from
hemi half
hyper excessive, above, more than
hypo deficient, below, less than
inter between
intra inside, within
macro large
mega large
micro small
mono one, single
neo new
para beside, beyond
peri around
poly many, much
post behind, after
pre before, in front of
pro forward
pseudo false
retro beckwards, behind
semi half
sub below
tachy fast
tele distant, far
trans across
ultra beyond, excessive
ac, ic pertaining to
able capable of
al like, similar, pertaining to
algia pain
ase enzyme
centre puncture
cide causing death
centesis puncture
crine secrete
ectomy surgical removal
emesis vomit
emia blood
esthesia sensation
genesis, genic orgin, source
gram, graph pictures, record
ia a disease
iasis abnormal condition
ic, cial, is pertaining to
ism state of
itis inflammation
lysis destruction
malacia softening
megaly enlarged
oid like, similar
ologist specialist
ology study of
oma tumor
orrhagia hemorrhage
orrhea flow
osis codition of
ostomy surgical opening
pathy disease
penia deficiency
phobia fear
plasty surgical repair
plegia stroke, paralysis
ptosis drooping down
rhagia bursting forth
sclerosis hardening
scope picture, inspection
spasm contraction
stasis to stop
trophy development, growth
uria urine
@ at
abd `abdomen, abdominal
ac before meals
ad lib as desired
ADL activities of daily living
AIDS acquired immune deficiency syndrome
Amb ambulatory
ASA aspirin
ASAP as soon as possible
ASHD arteriosclerotic heart disease
Ax axilla
BE barium enema
bid twice a day
BM bowel movement
BP blood pressure
BR bedrest
BRP bathroom privileges
BS blood sugar
Bx biopsy
c with
Ca calcium
CA cancer
CAT computerized axial tomography
Cath catheter
CBC complete blood count
CBR complete bed rest
cc cubic centimeter
CC chief complaint
CCU coronary or critical care unit
CHF congestive heart failure
Cl chloride
cl liq clear liquid
cm centimeter
c/o complains of
CO2 carbon dioxide
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CS central supply
C&S culture and sensitivity
CVA cerebral vascular accident
D&C dilatation and curettage
D/C or dc discontinued, discharge
Diff differential white count
DNR do not resuscitate
DOA dead on arrival
DOB date of birth
DON director of nursing
dr dram or drainage
dsg dressing
D/W dextrose in water
Dx diagnosis
EEG electronencephalogram
EENT ear, eye, nose and throat
EKG or ECG electrocardiogram
Exc excesision
FBS fasting blood sugar
Fe iron
FF force fluids
Fl or fl fluid
Fx fracture
FUO fever of unknown origin
GB gallbladder
GI gastrintestinal
Gm gram
gr grain
gtt drop
GU genitourinary
Gyn gynecology
H hydrogen
H2O water
HA headache
HBV hepatitis B virus
hct hematocrit
Hg mercury
Hgb hemoglobin
HOB head of bed
Hr, h hour
HS hours of sleep
Ht height
I&D incision and drainage
I&O intake and output
ICU intensive care unit
IM intramuscular
inj injection
int internal, interior
irrig irrigation
IV intraveneous
IVP intravenous pyelogram
K potassium
KCL potassium chloride
Kg or kg kilogram
KUB kidney, ureter, and bladder
L&D labor and delivery
L left
Lap laparotomy
lb pound
liq liquid
LLQ left lower quadrant
LP lumbar puncture
LUQ left upper quadrant
M minimum
mEq millequivalent
mg milligram
MI myocardial infarction
ml mililiter
mm milimeter
MN midnight
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
Na sodium
NA nurse assistant
NaCl sodium chloride
ng nasogastric
noct night
NPO nothing by mouth
N/S normal saline
N&V nausea and vomiting
O2 oxygen
O&P ova and parasites
Obs obstetrics
Od overdose
OD right eye
OOB out of bed
OR operating room
OS left eye
OT occupational therapy
OU both eyes
oz ounce
p after
PAP Papanicolaou smear
Path pathology
Pc after meal
PDR Physicians desk reference
per by or through
pH acidity/ alkaline level
PID pelvic inflammatory disease
po by mouth
pre-op before an operation
prn as necessary
pt patient or pint
PT physical therapy
q every
qd every day
qh every hour
q2h every 2 hours
qhs every night at bed time
qid four times a day
qs quantity sufficient
qt quart
R respiration or rectal
RBC red blood cell
RLQ right lower quadrant
R/O rule out
ROM range of motion
RR recovery room
RT respiratory therapist
RUQ right upper quadrant
Rx prescription, take
S&A sugar and acetone
s without
sc subcutaneous
SIDS sudden infant death syndrome
SOB short of breath
sp gr specific gravity
ss one half
SSE soap solution enem
stat immediately
T&A tonsils and adenoids
TB tuberculosis
tbsp tablespoon
TIA transient ischemic attack
tid three times a day
TLC tender loving care
TPR temperature, pulse, and respiration
tsp teaspoon
tx traction
UA or U/A urinalysis
URI upper respiratory infection
UTI urinary tract infection
VS vital signs
WBC white blood count
w/c wheelchair
wt weight
x times
x-match cross match
> greater than
< less than
# number or pound sign
I one
V five
X ten
L fifty
C one hundred
D five hundred
M one thousand
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