Busy. Please wait.

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know (0)
Know (0)
remaining cards (0)
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

med terms

Stack #212118

albus white
chloro green
chrom color
cirrhos yellow
cyano blue
erythr red
leuko white
melano black
polio gray
purpura purple; porphyria
rhodo rose
rubeo red
xantho yellow
albino genetic condition causing lack of color
chlorosis green look condition brought about by lack of red blood cells
chromatism abnormal pigmentation
cirrhosis yellow condition
cyanosis condition of blue skin
erythema flush
leukocyte white blood cells
melanoma a malignant dark tumor
poliomelitis inflammation of the gray matter of the brain and at the spinal cord
purpurinuria pigment compounds in the urine
rhodococcus microscopic rose-colored bacteria
rubella german measles
xanthodont yellow teeth
chlorophyll green plant pigments that absorb light
chrome shiny color
cyan dark blue
melancholy depression
urination discharge of urine
ventriculitis ventricle inflammation
temporomandibular temple and jaw
urology study of urine
gastro stomach
thrombo blood clot
emesis vomiting
oncology study of tumors
emetic produces vomit
glomerulitis glumeruli inflammation
psoriasis itch condition of
pneumo lung
lip fat
genitoplasty genital organ surgery
chole bile, gallbladder
hyster uterus
salping tube, fallopian
pyogenic pus producing
audiology study of sound
parietes parietel; wallpart
pruritis itching infammation
oro mouth
ciliagenesis cili forming
pyelonephritis pelvis & kidney inflammation
linguiform tongue shaped
squamous scalelike
hema hemo (blood)
hysterectomy uterus removel
orofacial mouth & face
bulbuitis inflammation of the bulbourethral gland
tempora temporal
thrombophlebitis clotted vein
cardio heart
pyloro pylorus; gate keeper
sperma, spermato seed
laparo abdoman
viseromegaly enlarged abdoman organs
meningitis meninges inflammation
medullectomy brain excision
glosso tougue
audio sound
onychia nailbeds
oxyosmia keen sence of smell
orchido testicle
oculo eye
atelectasis abnormal expansion
dent teeth
hepiatitis liver inflammation
neuro nerves
pontobulbar pons and medulla
encephalo brain
mastectomy breast removal
pectoralgia chest nerve pain
oto ear
oophoro ovary
glyco sugar, sweet
emboli vessel obstruction
cutitis skin inflammation
sarcolysis flesh decomposing
hemoptysis blood sputum
sarco flesh
cholecystectomy gallbladder excision
psora itch
naso nose
laryngo larynx, voice box
vena cava large vein
aortalgia aorta pain
ili hip
dactyl finger
pleurisy inflammation of exterior lung lining
laryngitis larynx inflammation
procto rectum, anus
glossopathy tongue disease
laparotomy abdomen incision
spermacrasia lack of sperm
oophoroitis ovary inflammation
manus hand
enteritis intestinal inflammation
viscero body organs
myxo mucus
nephro kidney
glycosuria sugar in urine
anesthesia without sensation
urethritis urethra inflammation
lingua tongue
cervi neck, uterus
pulmo lungs
squama scaly
costa rib
neonatal newborn
adeno gland
bulbo bulbourethral gland, bulb like
psych mind
odont teeth
orthopedic concerning deformities
entero intestine
otitis ear inflammation
peritonitis paritoneum inflammation
tracheostomy trachea opening
madaro falling hair
daclylitis finger inflammation
cervicectomy removal of the cervix
pedicular lice
uric pertaining to urine
radiology study of rays
arteriosclerosis condition of hard arteries
pleura rib side
glomerulo nephron part, little ball
hepat liver
proctology study of diseases of the colon, rectum and anus
odontoprisis teeth grinding
medulla middle brain
pediculosis condition of lice
calculosis stones
derma skin
uri, urina, uro urine
neurology study of the nerves
oculomotor eye movement
occiput back of skull
hematoma blood tumor
stoma opening, mouth
ile ileum
iliosacral ilium and sacrum
rhinitis nose inflammation
myel bone marrow
vasoconstriction tightened vessel
ventricu heart cavity
embolectomy embolus removel
cerebroscerosis brain hardening
tricho hair
lactation milk producing
radi rays
onco tumors
hapsia touch
craino skull
vena vein
homeo, homo same, like, similar
dentiform tooth like
dermatology study of skin
creatinine waste material in urine
pneumonectomy lung excision
pyelo pelvis
cystoscopy bladder exam
vaso blood vessel
phlebotomy vein incision
urethro urethra
metr uterus
intercostal between ribs
chondro cartilage
arthritis joint inflammation
encephalopathy brain disease
esthesia sensation
stomatitis mouth inflammation
cerebro brain
tracheo trachea, windpipe
oxy oxygen, keen
carpo wrist
arthro joint
caluli stone
parietofrontal front wall or bones
lipoma fat tumor
pulmonology lung study
myxoma mucus tumor
sclerogenous hardening tissue
cysto bladder
broncho bronchi, airway
uriposia drinking of urine
reni form kidney shaped
myeloma marrow tumor
carpoptosis wrist dropping
lith stone
pons bridges
sclero hard
nasology study of the nose
craniotomy skull incision
uretero ureter
nephrectomy kidney removel
parapsia touch disorder
spondyl vertabra
chondromalaica cartilage soft
reni kidney
cili hairlike processes
gentio reproductive system
salpingitis tube inflammation
hydrocele water cyst tumor
ophthalmology study of the eye
meningo membranes, spinal cord
thermic heat
pyo pus
rhin nose
pedicure foot care
angio vessel
ileitis ileum inflammation
creatinuria excess creatinine
bronchitis bronchial inflammation
ureterocele ureter tumor
cutis skin
cardiology heart study
cyto cell
cele tumor, cyst, hernia
emia blood
homeostasis same environment
gastritis stomach inflammation
endometriosis condition of abnormal cells outside of uterus
ova, ovi, ovo egg
mast breast
peritoneo lining of abdominal orgins
anemia without blood
osteo bone
uricemia blood in urine
thermobiosis exists at high temps
varico varicose veins
phleb vein
arterio artery
ophthalmo eye
lithotripsy stone dissolve
ovicide egg destruction
vasectomy excision of the vas deferens
pector chest, breast
spondylitis vertabra inflammation
galacto, lactin milk
manicure hand care
pylorostenosis pyloric narrowing
prurigo itching
pedi foot
angiogram vessel study
occipitofacial occiput and face
vas duct, vessel
psycho mind, study of psychology mental processes
cytology study of cells
adenoma gland tumor
ptysis to spit
ectasis expansion
orchidoptosis testicle dropping
osteoplast bone surgery
myo muscle
aortal aorta, main artery
myoedema muscle swelling
ortho straighten
trichoid hair like
varicocele twisted veins tumor
colitis large intestine inflammation
natal born
colon large intestine
galgctorrhea excessive milk
onychilis nail bed inflammation
madarosis loss of eyebrows or eyelashes
iatric medicine
bi two-double
ptosis falling
xero dry
inter between
oid like, shape, resemble
ectomy excision
trans across
lysis disintegration
mega, megaly enlargement
poly many
xeno foreign
extra outsid, beyond
para near, departure from the norm
ferro iron
oligo few
sub below
super, supra above
ad toward
multi many
path disease
kypho humped
endo within
med, medi, medio middle
pexy fixation, suspension
co, con together
pseudo false
neo new
fore before
post after
penia deficiency
sphygmo pulse
hyper above
desis binding, fixation of
ab away from
ante before, wall part
re back, again
plegia paralysis, stroke
micro small
peri around
plasty plastic surgery correction
itis inflammation of
kinesis movement
macro large, long
epi over, outer, on top of
de down or away from
exo away from
hydra, hydro water
brady slow
tri three
semi half
dys difficult, abnormal
pro in front of, on behalf of
malacia softening
toxo poison, toxic
pre before
scopy exam
ecto outside
ic pertaining to
algia pain
rraphy suture
graphy write, record
tachy swift, fast
ology study of
oma tumor
a, an without
osis condition
otomy incision
circum around
dia through
intra within
hemi half
isis, asis condition of
retro backward
iasis condition of
hypo below
phobia fear of
tele distance
mono single, one
sym, syn together
logia, logy science of
pachy thick
rhexis rupture
anti against
form shape of
juxta near
uni one
ultra above
phoresis transmission
ob against
mediocarpal middle of carpal bone
pachycephalic abnormal thickness of the skull
metastasis condition of change in location or spreading
arthrodesis surgical fixation of a joint
tonsillectomy tonsel removel
craniotomy skull inci
antibacterial against bacteria
cardiomegaly enlargement of the heart
microcephalic small brain
orthoplasty surgical straightening
oliguria deminished urination
metakinesis moving apart
sublingual under the tongue
superacute highly severe
kyphosis condition of being humpbacked
adduction toward, rotate
xerochilia dry lips
mononucleosis condition of large outbreak of one nucleus lympocytes
cytopenia lack of cellular elements in the blood
telemetry distance signal monitor interpretation
dehydrate away from hydration
cholelithiasis condition of gallbladder stones
ectocornea outer layer of the cornea
transfusion transfering blood to an individual
exophthalmus eyes bulging away from
xenograft a graft from one species to another
toxicoderma skin disease caused by poison
retroflexed bent backward, posterior
concentric together center, same center
pre-operative, pre-op before surgery
tricuspid three cusps
multifocal many locations
pericardium around the heart
intra-aortic within the aorta
macrostomia large mouth
paraplegia paralysis from the waist down
abduction away from, rotate
polyarthritis arthritis in numerous joints
retinopexy surgical repair of detached retina
unicoular having one working eye
diaplacental through the placenta
dysemia abnormal blood
angiorrhexis ruptured blood vessel
gastritis stomach inflammation
forehead before head
cardiorrhaphy suturing of the heart
tachycardia rapid heart rate
hypothermic below temp
ultrasonic high frequency of sound
lymphoma lymph tumor
intercostal between ribs
graphospasm writer's cramp
neuralgia nerve pain
epigastric top of stomach
extrasensory beyond senses
antepartum before birth
endogastric within the stomach
osteolysis bone breakdown
symbiotic dependent on one another
cardiology study of the heart science
bradycardia slow heartbeat
reniform kidney shape
anencephalic without a brain
hemiparsis paralysis of one half of the body
bilateral two sides
circumrenal around the kidney
paralgia abnormal pain
postmortem after death
mucoid mucus like
neurology study of nerves
proglossis tip of the tongue
mastoptosis sagging of the breast
hydrophobia fear of water
neonatal newborn
obtunded against or mentally dull
pathology disease study
pediculosis condition of lice infestation
bronchoscopy bronchus exam
semicomatose half concious
sphygmomanometer pulse meter
hypertension high tension
diaphoresis perspiration, transmission of sweat
juxtaepiphysial near epiphysis or part of long bone
enteric pertaining to small intestines
pseudodipsia false thirst
reflex flex response to stimulation
pediatric child medicine
ferrokinetics study of iron metabolism
chondromalacia soft cartilage
TO telephone order
O&P ova & parasites
fx fracture
lab laboratory
ART accredited record technologist
ad lib as desired
PO by mouth
lytes electrolytes
c/o complaining of
Lt. left
MI myocardial infraction
QS quantity sufficient
NPO nothing by mouth
SOB shortness of breath
Rx prescription
R with circle around it rectal
Dr. doctor
gtt drop
mm millimeter
OOB out of bed
cc cubic centimeter
aa of each
noc night
O.S. left eye
ADL activity of daily living
sig. write, or to be labeled
LPN licensed practical nurse
GI lab gastrointestinal lab
wt. weight
IV intravenous
DPT diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus
TB tuberculosis
OT occupational therapist
GU genitourinary
RN regestered nurse
p.m. evening
PT physical therapist
NP nurse practitioner
ROM range of motion
CNS central nervous system
FBS fasting blood sugar
EENT eyes, ears, nose and throat
LE left extremity
LLE lower left extremity
LUE left upper extremity
EMT emergency medical technician
LVN licensed vocational nurse
GI gastrointestinal
CHF congestive heart failure
cm centimeter
a before
h hour
c with line over it with
H2O water
cal calories
a.c. before meals
RT respiratory therapist
DX diagnosis
DC discontinue
CNA certified nursing aide
ccu coronary care or critical care unit
up universal precautions
BP blood pressure
CBC complete blood count
w/c wheelchair
ME medical examiner
URI upper resiratory infection
O2 oxygen
CBR complete bed rest
N/V nausa and vomiting
RE right extremity
RUE right upper extremity
RLE right lower extremity
lb. pounds
HCT hematocrit
s with line over it without
ss half
O.D. right eye
Ca calcium
CL chloride
L liter
AROM active range of motion
RBC red blood cells
PROM passive range of motion
pt. patient
oz. ounce
hgb hemoglobin
pedi pediatrics
p with a line over it after
v.o. verbal order
staph staplococcs
CN charge nurse
CS central supply
HOB head of bed
UTI urinary tract infection
HS hour of sleep
MLT medical lab technologist
v.s. vital signs
ABG arterial blood gas
UA urinalysis
RMA registered medical assistant
C&S culture & sensitivity
Na sodium
F fahrenheit
tab tablet
ACP acute care panel
BUN blood urea nitrogen
R respirations
SICU surical intensive care unit
PT physical therapy
TPR temperature, pulse, respirations
abd abdominal
BM bowel movement
stat immediately
MD medical doctor
syr syrup
OB-GYN obstetrics and gynecology orobstetrician and gynecologist
OR operating room
QNS quanity not sufficient
DON director of nurses
tsp. teaspoon
Fe iron
CXR chest x-ray
glu glucose
K+ potassium
C celsius
cath catheter
HOH hard of hearing
NICU neuro intensive or neonatal intesive care unit
CMA certified medical assistant
kg kilogram
i/o intake/output
qod every other day
q2h every 2 hours
RT respiratory therapy
tbsp. tablespoon
tid three times a day
CSF cerebral spinal fluid
strep streptococcus
T temperature
chem. chemistry
ER emergency room
BRP bathroom privileges
WBC white blood count
CRE creatinine
NaHC03 sodium bicabonate
AX axillary
PA physician's assistant
a.m. morning
amt. amount
RHIT registered health information technician
qd everyday
RRT registered respiratory therapist
BID two times a day
MICU medical intensive care unit
p.c. after meals
prn as needed
O.U. both eyes
qid four times a day
SSE saop suds enema
qh every hour
p pulse
anterior front side
distal farthest point away from
dorsal backside
high fowlers sitting at a 90 degree angle
inferior below
lateral side of
medial middle
peripheral on the edge of or outside of
posterior rear or back of
prone lie on the front side facedown
proximal nearest
superior above
supine lie on back
transverse across
ventral to the belly
Created by: beaner6