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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 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 ear
ovario ovary
ped,pod foot
pharyng pharynx
phleb vein
pneumo, pulm lung
procto rectum
psych mind,soul
radio passing off rays
rhin noes
salpingo tube
sept infection
soma body
splen spleen
stric narrowing
therm temperature
thorac thorax, chest
trach trachea
viscera organ
vit life
PREFIXESSS!!!!!!!!!!!! PREFIXES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
a,an without
ab away from
acr,acro extremities (arms&legs)
ad toward
ambi both, both sides
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, aboveEX
EX put,from
hemi half
hyper excessive,above, more than
hypo deficient, below, less than
inter between
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 backwards, behind
semi half
sub below
tachy fast
tele distant,far
trans across
ultra beyond,excess
SUFFFIXESSS!!!!!!!!!!!!! SUFFFIXESSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!
ac,ic pretending to
able capable of
al like,similar, pertaining to
a;gia pain
ase enzyme
centre puncture
cide causing death
centesis puncture
crine secrete
ectomy surgical removal
emesis vomit
emia blood
esthesia sensation
genesis,genic origin,source
gram,graph pictures,record
ia a disease
iasis abnormal
ic,cial,is pertaining to
ism state of
itits inflammation
lysis destruction
malacia softening
megaly enlarged
oid like, similar
ologist specialist
ology study of
oma tumor
orrhea flow
osis condition of
ostomy surgical opening
pathy disease
penia deficiency
phobia fear
plasty surgical repair
plegia stroke, paralysis
ptosis dropping down
rhagia bustering forth
sclerosis hardening
scope picture, inspiration
spasm contraction
stasis to stop
trophy development, growth
uria urine
ABBREVIATION!!!!!!!!!!!! ABBREVIATION!!!!!!!!!!!!
@ at
DOB date of birth
ABG arterial, abdominal
ac before meals
ad lib as desired
ADL activities of daily living
DON director of nursing
dr dram or drainage
dsg dressing
D/W dextrose in water
AIDS acquired immune deficiency syndrome
Amb ambulatory
Dx diagnosis
EEG electeonencephalogram
EENT ear,eyes,nose,throat
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* decrease Celsius
c with
Ca calcium
CA cancer
CAT computerized axial
Cath catheter
CBC complete blood count
cc cubic centimeter
CBR complete bed rest
CCU coronary or critical care unit
CHF congestive heart failure
cl chloride
cl liq clear liquids
cm centimeter
c/o complains of
co2 carbon dixide
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CS central supply
c&s culture and sensitivity
CVA cerebral vascular accident
D&C dilation and curettage
D/C or dc discontinued and curettage
Diff differential white count
DNR do not resuscitate
DOA dead on arrival
L%D labor and delivery
KUB kidney, ureter and bladder x-ray
Kg or kg kilogram
KCL potassium chloride
K potassium
IVP intravenous
IV intravenous
irrig irrigation
INT internal, interior
inj injection
IM intramuscular
ICU intensive care unit
I&O intake and output
I$D intensive and drainage
ht height
HS honor of sleep
HOB head of bed
Hr, h hour
Hgb hemoglobin
Hg murcury
hct hemarocrit
HBV hepatitis B virus
HA headache
H2O water
H hydrogen
Gyn gynecology
GU genitoutinary
gtt drop
Gr grain
Gm gram
GI gastrointestinal
GB gallbladder
FUO fever unknown origin
FL or fl fluid
FF force fluids
Fe iron
FBS fasting blood sugar
*F degrees Fahrenheit
exp exploratory
Exc excision
EKG or ECG electrocardiogram
M one thousand
D five hundred
C one hundred
L fifty
X ten
I one
# number or pound sign
(ARROW POINTING DOWN) decrease, lower
(ARROW POINTING UP) increase, elevate, higher
< less than
> greeter than
x-match cross match
x times (2x is 2 times )
wt weight
W/c wheelchair
WBC white blood count
VS vital signs
UTI urinary tract infection
URI upper respiratory infection
UA or U/A urinalysis
tx traction
tsp teaspoon
TLC tender loving care
TPR temperature, pulse and rrspiration
tid three times a day
TIA transient ischemic attack
tbsp tablespoon
TB tuberculosis
T&A tonsils and adenoids
stat immediately
SSE soap solution enem
ss (line above it) one half
sp gr specific gravity
SOB short of breath
SIDS sudden infant death syndrome
sc subcutaneous
s (line above it) without
S&A sugar and acetone
Rx prescription,take
RUQ right upper quadrant
RT respiratory therapist
RR recovery room
ROM range of motion
r/o rule out
RLQW right lower quadrant
R (circled) right
R respiration or rectal
qt quart
qs quantity sufficient
qid four times a day
qhs every night at bedtime
q2h every 2 hours
qh every hour
qd every day
q every
PT physical therapy
pt patient or print
prn as necessary
pre-op before an operation
po by month
PID pelvic inflammatory disease
pH measure of acidity/alkalinity
per by or through
PDR physician desk reference
pc after meals
Path pathology
PAP papanicolaou smear
p (line underneth it) after
oz ounce
OU both eyes
OT occupational theropy
OS left eye
OR operating room
OOB out of bed
OD right eye
Od overdose
Obs obstetrics
O&P ova and parasites
o(little two) oxygen
N&V nausea and vomiting
N/S normal saline
NPO nothing by mouth
noct night
ng nasogasttic
NaCl sodium chloride
NA nurse assistant
na sodium
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
MN midnight
mm millimeter
ml milliliter
MI myocardial infection
mg miligram
mEq millequilivant
M minim
LUQ left upper quadrant
LP lumbar puncture
LLQ left lower quadrant
liq liquid
lb pound
Lab laparotoary
L left
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