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aden/o gland
adip/o fat
albin/o white
carcin/o cancer
chlor/o green
chrom/o colour
chem/o chemical, drug
crypt/o hidden
cry/o cold
cutane/o skin
derm/o skin
dermat/o skin
eschar/o scab
hidr/o sweat
ichthy/o dry, scaly
kerat/o horny tissue, hard, cornea
lip/o fat
lipid/o fat
mamm/o breast
mast/o breast
melan/o black
myc/o fungus
necr/o death, necrosis
nid/o nest
onc/o tumour
onych/o nail
pedicul/o lice
pil/o hair
py/o pus
rhytid/o wrinkle
scler/o hardening, sclera
seb/o sebum, sebaceous
squam/o scale
steat/o fat
sudor/o sweat
thel/o nipple
tox/o poison
trich/o hair
ungu/o nail
xen/o foreign, strange
xer/o dry
-al P2
-cele hernia, swelling
-cyte cell
-derma skin
-ectomy excision, removal
-esis condition
-graft transplantation
-ia condition
-ic P2
-is noun ending
-ism condition
-itis inflammation
-logist specialist in the study of
-logy study of
-malacia softening
-oma tumour
-osis abnormal condition
-ous P2
-pathy disease
-penia decrease, deficiency
-phoresis carrying, transmission
-plasty surgical repair
-poiesis formation, production
-rrhagia bursting forth
-rrhaphy suture
-rrhea discharge, flow
-rrhexis rupture
-therapy treatment
a-, an- without, not
dia- through, across
epi- above, upon
hetero- different
homo- same
hyper- excessive, above normal
hypo- under, below, deficient
pachy- thick
peri- around
sub- under, below
BCC basal cell carcinoma
Bx, bx biopsy
C&S culture and sensitivity
CA cancer, chronological age, cardiac arrest
chemo chemotherapy
CIS carcinoma in situ
cm centimeter
dc/, d/c discharge, discontinue
Decub. decubitus
Derm. dermatology
FS frozen section
H2O water
I&D incision and drainage
ID intradermal
IMP impression
IV intravenous
T&A tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
TNM tumour-node-metastasis
ung ointment
XP, XPD xeroderma pigmentosum
BRAT banana, rice, apple, toast
BSP bowel sounds present
CDA Canadian Diabetic Association
CF clear fluids
CF-DAT start clear fluids and progress to diet as tolerated
d/c. dc discharge, discontonue
DAT diet as tolerated
DD diabetic diet
EF enternal fluids
FF full fluids
FF-DAT starts full fluids and progresses to diet as tolerated
Fr. french
GF gluten free
G-tube gastrostomy tube
HF high fiber
HP high protein
J-tube jejunostomy tube
LR low residue
MN minced
NAS no added salt
N-G tube nasogastric tube
NPO nothing by mouth
PAR parenteral feeds
PE puree
PEG tube percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube
REG regular tube
SS surgical soft
T&A Diet tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy diet
Created by: tammyadams2009