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Reduced Terminology

bi/o life
calc/o calcium
cardi/o heart
chlor/o green
cost/o ribs
glyc/o sugar, sweetness
glycos/o sugar, sweetness
gluc/o sugar, sweetness
glucos/o sugar, sweetness
hist/o tissue
histi/o tissue
idi/o unknown, peculiar
inguin/o groin
jaund/o yellow
kal/i potassium
morph/o form, shape, structure
pancreat/o pancreas
parathyroid/o parathyroid glands
path/o disease
pelv/i pelvis
pelv/o pelvis
poster/o posterior, behind, back (of body)
proxim/o near, nearest
somat/o body
son/o sound
thym/o thymus gland
toxic/o poison
-crine secrete
-dipsia thirst
-duction act of leading, bringing, conducting
-emia blood condition
-genesis forming, producing, orgin
-gram record, writing
-megaly enlargement
-oid resembling
-oma tumor
-osis abnormal condition; increase
-plasia formation, growth
-stasis standing still
-tropin stimulate
-uria urine
ab- from, away from
ad- toward
endo- in, within
eu- good, normal
exo- outside, outward
homeo- same, alike
hyper- excessive, above normal
hypo- under, below, deficient
infra- below, under
pan- all
peri- around
poly- many, much
super- upper, above
trans- across, through
ultra- excess, beyond
ACTH adrenocorticotropic hormone
ADH anitdiuretic hormone
BMI body mass index
BUN blood urea nitrogen
C & S culture and sensitivity
C & T crossmatch and type
CXR chest x-ray; chest radiograph
DM diabetes mellitus
DSA digital subtraction angiography
FBS fasting blood sugar
FSH follicle stimulating hormone
Hct hematocrit
IDDM insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
IVP intravenous pyelogram
KUB kidney, ureter, bladder
LH luteinizing hormone
LLQ left lower quadrant
LUQ left upper quadrant
Mg magnesium
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
NIDDM non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
O & P ova and parasite
OB occult blood; obstetrics
PFT pulmonary function test
PGH pituitary growth hormone
PTH parathyroid hormone
RAIU radioactive iodine uptake
Sx symptoms
Created by: DawnLangridge