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Phleb Abrv #3

Phleb Abbreviation Test 3

NPO Nothing by mouth "Non Per OS"
/ologist (suffix) One who studies
/ology (suffix) The Study of
/oma (suffix) Related to tumors
onc/o Related to tumors (oncologist, onclolgy)
O.R. Operating Room
/orrhagia (suffix) Pertaining to Hemorrhaging
/osis (suffix) An undesirable or abnormal condition
oste/o Relating to bones
/ostomy (suffix) A surgically created opening
/otomy (suffix) To cut, usually a surgical procedure
P Phosphorous
path/o Disease producing
Pb Lead
p.c. After Meals
Ped/i Relating to children
penia (suffix) A decrease in
pH The concentration of hydrogen ions
phleb/o vein
physi/o Pertaining to the nature of the body
PKU Phenylketonuria
Pl.ct. Platelet count
PM Evening (After Noon)
Pneum/o Pertains to the lungs and air
poly Many, usually too many
Pos. Positive
post/ Afterwards
PP Postpradial (after meals)
PC Postpradial (after meals)
pre- First in order, in front of, before
PRN As needed
pro in front of
proct/o Relating to the rectum
psuedo False in name only
psych/o Pertaining to the mind
PT Prothrombin Time
PTH Parathyroid Hormone
PTT Partial Thromboplastin Time
q.d. Every Day (Quaque die)
q.h. Every hour (Quaque Houra)
q.2.h. Every two hours
q.i.d. Four times daily (Quarter in die)
QNS Quantity Not Sufficient
q.o.d. Every other day
RA Rheumatoid Arthritis
RBC Red Blood Corpuscle
re To appear again, back again
reticul/o Regarding reticulacyte count
Created by: mjargrandma