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AB Abortion
Abdomen Lapar/o
Above normal condition -iasis -osis -ar -al -ary
above hyper- epi- super- supra-
act of turning version
AIDS Aquired Immune Defiency Syndrome
Albinism albin/o
albino\o white
Albumin albumin/o
albumin/o albumin protein
-algia pain
amni/o amnion sac
amnion sac amni/o
an- without not
andro male pertaining to the male
anthrac/o black
-ar pertaining to
-arche beginning
around Peri-
attraction to phil/o
bad mal-
balan/o glans penis
beginning -arche
beside Para-
Beside/next to Juxta-
between inter-
black melan/o
bladder cyst/o vesic/o
blood hemat-
blue cyan/o
BNO Bladder Neck Obstruction
Breakdown of -lysis
breast mamm/o mast/o
bursting forth -rrhage -rrhagia
C Culture and Sensivity
calic/o Calyx
calyx cali/o calic/o
-cele hernia swelling
cell cyt/o -cyte
-centesis surgical puncture
cervic/o neck
cervix cervic/o
childbirth/ labour -tocia
chlor/o green
-clasis to break surgical puncture
condition of -esis -ia -ism
crushing of -tripsy
crypt/o hidden
CS Cersarian Section
CWP Childbirth without pain
cyan/o blue
-cyesis pregnancy
cyst/o bladder
cyt/o cell
D Dilation and Curettage
deficiency of hypo-
-desis binding fixation
destruction of -lysis
dilation of -ectasis
discharge of -rrhea
disease Path/o -pathy
DUB Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
DX Diagnosis
eating Phag/o -phage -phagia
-ectasis dilation expansion stretching out
-ectomy excision surgical removal
ED Execitile dysfunction
egg ov/i ov/o
eight octa octo
endo- in within
enlargement mega- megal/o -megaly
enlargement of -megaly
eosin/o dawn (rose-coloured)
epi- above up upon
episi/o vulva
excessive hyper-
fallopian tube salping/o -salpinx
fear of -phobia
FECG Fetal Electrocardiogram
FECP Fetal Elextrocardiogram
female gyn/o gynec/o
first primi-
fissure of -spadias schisis
five quinti penta-
fixation of -pexy -desis
four quadra quadri-
FTND Full Term Normal Delivery
FTT Failure To Thrive
fungus mic/o
galact/o milk
-genesis forming producing origin
glans penis balan/o
glomerul/o glomerulus
glomerulus glomerul/o
gram recording writing x-ray
-gravida pregnant woman
green chlor/o
GU Genitournary
GYN Gynecology
gynec/o woman female
hemat/o blood
hidden cript/o
HRT Hormone Replacement Treatment
HSV Herpes Simplex virus
hyper above normal excessive
hypo under below deficient
hyster/o uterus (womb)
-iasis abnormal condition
idi/o unknown peciular
incision of -tomy
inflammation of -itis
instrument to view -scope
inter- between
-ism condition of
-itis inflammation
IVP Intravenous Pyelogram
juxta beside next to
K potassium
kidney nephr/o ren/o
labi/o lip
labia labi/o
labour -tocia
lacti- milk
lapar/o abdomen
LBW low birth weight
leuk/o white
lip labi/o
lith/o stone
LMP Last Menstural Period
-lysis separation destruction loosening
mal- bad poor
male andr/o
many, most mulit/o poly-
mast/o breast
measuring of metr/o -metry
-megaly enlargement
melan/o black
metr/o uterus (womb) measure
-metry the act of measuring
milk glact/o lact/o
multi- many much
muscle muscul/o my/o myos/o
my/o muscle
myc/o fungus
Na sodium
nephr/o kidney
night noct/o
nine nona
noct/o night
nutrition of -trophy
OB Obstetrics
olig/o scanty
-ologist specialist
-ology the study of
-oma tumor
one mono- uni-
-oophor ovary
-orchid testes
-osis abnormal condition
-otomy incision
ov/i eggs
ov/o eggs
pain -algia
PAP Papanicolaou (test)
-para to bear (offspring)
para- near beside next to
paralysis -plegia
-pathy disease
-penia decrease deficiency
peri- around
perine/o perineum
Perineum perine/o
Person who specializes in the study of -ologist
pertaining to -ac -al -ar -ary -ous
-phagia swallowing eating
phil- attraction for
phobia fear
plegia paralysis
PMS Premenstrul syndrome
poli- gray gray matter
poly- many much
pregnancy -cyesis gest/o
primi- first
process of view -scopy
process of viewing -scopy
prolapse -ptosis
protein -globin albumin/o
PSA Prostate-specific antigen
ptosis prolapse downward displacement
ptysis splitting
puncture centesis
pus py/o
py/o pus
pyel/o renal pelvis
record of -gram
removal/ excision -ectomy
ren/o kidney
renal pelvis pyel/o
resembling -oid
rose or dawn coloured eosin/o
rrhagia bursting forth rapid flow
rrhaphy suture
rrhea discharge flow
rrhexis rupture
salping/o falloping tube
-salpinx falloping tube
scanty olig/o
-schisis a splitting cleft fissure
-scope instrument to view
-scopy visual examination
seminal vesicles vesicul/o
seven septi/o
SIDS Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
six hexa
spasm spasm/o
splitting -ptysis schisis
STD Sexually transmitted disease
stones -lith lith/o
study of log/o -logy
suturing of rrhaphy
swelling -cele
ten deca
testes orch/o orchi/o orchid/o
three tri-
to bear -para
-tocia labour/childbirth
tripsy- crushing to crush
-trophy development nourishment
tumour -oma
TVH Total Vaginal Hysterectomy
twitching -spasm
two bas/o di bi
unknown idi/o
ur/o urine
URI Upper Respiratory Infection
-uria urine
urine -uria
uter/o uterus (womb)
uterus uter/o
UTI Urinary Tract Infection
Vagin/o Vagina
Vagina Vagin/o
vas deferens vas/o
vas/o vas deferens
VCUG Voiding cystourethrography
VD Venereal Disease
-version turning
vesic/o bladder
vesicul/o seminal vesicle
vulv/o vulva
vulva vulv/o
white abin/o leuk/o
within endo intra en
without/absence a an
xanth/o yellow
yellow xanth/o
a an b without not
Created by: JenNorman