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medical term.


albumin/o albumin
alveol/o alveoli
aneurysm/o aneurysm
angi/o vessel
anthrac/o black,coal,coal dust
atel/o incomplete,imperfect
ather/o fatty plaque
atri/o atrium
bronchil/o brochiole
cardi/o heart
chrom/o colour
coni/o dust
coron/o heart
cyan/o blue
ech/o repeating sound
electr/o electricity
epiglott/o epiglottis
erythr/o red
hem/o blood
isch/o ischium
laryng/o larynx
leuk/o white
lip/o fat,lipids
lob/o lobe
my/o muscle
myc/o fungus
nas/o nose
necr/o death
olfact/o smell, sence of smell
orth/o straight
ox/i oxygen
pector/o chest
pharyng/o pharynx
phleb/o vein
phren/o diaphram, mind
pleur/o pleura
pneum/o lungs, air
pseud/o false, fake
pulmon/o lungs
py/o pus
reticul/o net, mesh
sept/o septum
sphygm/o pulse
spir/o breathe
steth/o chest
thorac/o thorax, chest
thromb/o blood clot
valv/o valve
vas/o vessel, duct, vas deferens
ven/o vein
brady- slow
dys- bad, difficult, painful
eu- good, normal, well
intra- in, within
mono- one
tachy- rapid, fast
a- without, not, absence
anti- against
endo- in, within
epi- above
extra- outside
hyper- above, excessive
hypo- below
per- through
peri- around
-emia blood condition
-fusion pour
-gram x-ray, writing
-graphy process of recording
-ia condition
-itis inflammation
-lysis destruction, seperation
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-meter instrument to measure
-ology study of
-oma tumor
-osis abc/o
-osmia smell
-pathy disease
pneu- lungs, air
pro- before, infront of
trans- across, through
-algia pain
-capnia carbon dioxide
-cele hernia, swelling
-centesis surgical puncture
-clysis irregular, washing
-crasis mixing
-cyte cell
-ectasis dilation, expansion
-ectomy excision, removal
-penia decrease, deficiency
-phage eating, swallowing, digestion
-phonia voice
-plegia paralysis
-pnea breathing
-ptosis downward displacement, sagging
-ptysis spitting
-rrhexis rupture
-scope instrument to examine
-sphyxia pulse
-stasis standing still, stopping
-stenosis narrowing, stricture
ABG arterial blood gases
ACE angiotension-converting enzyme
AFB acid-fast bacillus
ASD atrial septal defect
CAD coronary artery disease
CCU coronary care unit
CHD congestive heart disease
CHF congestive heart failure
CO2 carbon dioxide
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CT computed tomography
CVA cerebrovascular accident
CXR chest x-ray
DOB date of birth
DOE dyspnea on exertion
ECHO echocardiogram
FVC forced vital capacity
HDL high density lipoprotein
HF heart failure
Ht. height
Hx history
ICD implantable cardioverter defibrillator
IV intravenous
LDL low-density lipoprotein
MI myocardial infarction
MVP mitral valve prolapse
PFT pulmonary function test
PRN as required
PVC premature ventricular contraction
RDS respiratory distress syndrome
SIDS sudden infant death syndrome
SOB shortness of breath
TIA transiant ischemic attack
TPR temperature pulse respiration
URI upper respiration infection
VSD ventricular tachycardia
Wt. weight
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