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Set 6

Medical Terminology

a.c. before meals
ABO blood type system
ad lib as desired
aq water-based
blasts blast cells
BUN blood urea nitrogen
CBC complete blood count
cm centimeter
CO2 carbon dioxide
Ca calcium
D5W 5% dextrose in water
b.i.d. two times a day
DOA dead on arrival
DOB date of birth
DTR deep tendon reflexes
Dx diagnosis
E. coli Escherichia coli (bacteria in bowel)
EBV Epstein-Barr virus
ECG electrocardiogram
EKG electrocardiogram
EEG electroencephalogram
EM electron microscope
Fr French (a kind of catheter tube)
FUO fever of unknown origin
GB gallbladder
gm gram
H2O water
ID intradermal
IM intramuscular
IU international units
IV intravenous
kg kilogram
L liter
LMD local doctor
lymphs lymphocytes
mcg microgram
mEq milliequivalent
mg% milligram per cent
mg milligram
midnoc midnight
mL milliliter
mmHg millimeters of Mercury
mm millimeter
monos monocytes
n.p.o. nothing by mouth
NBM nothing by mouth
NBS normal bowel sounds
NF none found
NG nasogastric
NSD no serious disease
O2 oxygen (gas)
O oxygen (chemical element)
p.o. by mouth
p.r.n. as needed, as required
percent for every one hundred
pH hydrogen ion concentration
polys polymorphonuclear leukocytes
PTA prior to admission
q.()h. every () hours
q.a.m. every morning
q.d. daily
q.h.s. every hour of sleep (bedtime)
q.i.d. four times a day
q.n.s. quantity not sufficient
R/O rule out
RBC red blood count (cells)
Rx treatment, prescribe
sed rate sedimentation rate
segs segmented neutrophils
sp. gr. specific gravity
stabs stab cells
stat. at once
Subcu subcutaneous
SubQ subcutaneous
Sx symptoms
TBC tuberculosis
TB tuberculosis
TPR temperature, pulse and respiration
tsp teaspoon
t.i.d three times a day
U/A urinalysis
U units
wbc white blood cells (count)
YO years old
ZnO2 zinc oxide
Created by: wilmabrigance