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white mod.

terminology (comb.form/prefix/suffix/abbrv.)

albumin/o albumin (protein)
all/o other, differing from normal
amni/o amnion (amniotic sac)
albin/o white
andr/o male
bacteri/o bacteria
balan/o glans penis
cali/o calyx
calic/o calyx
cervic/o cervix, neck of uterii
colp/o vagina
crypt/o hidden
cyst/o bladder
cyt/o cell
epididym/o epididymis
episi/o vulva
galact/o milk
glomerul/o glomerulus
gynec/o woman
hemat/o blood
hyster/o uterus/womb
idi/o unknown
labi/o lip
lact/o milk
lapar/o abdomen
leuk/o white
lith/o stone
mamm/o breast
mast/o breast
men/o menses,menstruation,month
metr/o uterus,womb
myc/o fungus
nat/o birth
nephr/o kidney
noct/o night
olig/o scanty
oophor/o ovary
orch/i testes
orchi/o testes
orchid/o testes
ov/i egg
ov/o egg
ovari/o ovary
perine/o perineum
prostat/o prostate gland
py/o pus
pyel/o renal pelvis
ren/o kidney
salping/o fallopian tube, oviduct
spermat/o spermatozoa, sperm cells
ur/o urine, urinary tract
ureter/o ureter
urethr/o urethra
urin/o urine, urinary tract
uter/o uterus, womb
vagin/o vagina
vas/o vas defrens, vessel
vesic/o bladder
vesicul/o semminal vessicle
vulv/o vuvla
a- an- without
-al p2
-algia pain
-ar p2
-arche beginning
-ary p2
-cele swelling, protrusion, hernia
-centesis surgical puncture
-clasis to break; surgical fracture
-cyesis pregnancy
dys- bad,painful,difficult
-ectasis dialation,exspansion,stretching
-ectomy excision
endo- in, within
epi- above,upon,on,over
-genesis forming,producing,origin
-gram record,writing,xray,film
-graphy process of recording
-gravida pregnant woman
hyper- excessive
hypo- under,below
-iasis abnormal condition
inter- between
-ism c/o
-itis inflammation
juxta- beside, next to
lacti- milk
-lysis seperation, destruction,loosening
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-metry measuring
multi- many,much
-ologist one who studies a specific study, specialist
-oma tumor
-osis ab c/o
-para to bear
-pathy disease
peri- around
-pexy fixation.suspension
-phobia fear
-plasty surgical repair
poly- many,much
primi- first
-ptosis prolapse, downward displacement
-rrhagia burting forth
-rrhaphy suture
-rrhea discharge, flow
-rrhexis rupture
-salpinx fallopian tube, oviduct
-schisis a spliting
-sclerosis ab c/o hardening
-scopy visual examination, process of examining
-tocia childbirth, labor
-tomy incision
-tripsy crushing
-triptor instrument to crush
-uria urine
-version act of turning
Ab abortion
AIDS acquired immune deficency syndrome
BNO bladder neck obstruction
C & S culture and sensitivity
CS cesarean section
CWP childbirth without pain
D & C dilation and curettage
DUB dysfunctional uterine bleeding
Dx diagnosis
ED erectile dysfunction
ERT estrogen replacement therapy
FECG fetal electrocardiogram
FTND full term normal delivery
FTT failure to thrive
GU genitourinary
GYN gynecology
HRT hormone replacement therapy
HSV herpes simplex virus
IVP intravenous pyelogram/graphy
K potassium
LBW low birth weight
LMP last menstrual period
MH marital history, mental health
Na sodium
OB obstetrics
PAP Papanicolaou's smear/test
PMS premenstrual syndrome
PSA prostate specific antigen
SIDS sudden infant death syndrome
STD sexually transmitted disease
STI sexually trasmitted infection
TSS toxic shock syndrome
TVH total vaginal hysterectomy
URI upper respiratory infection
UTI urinary tract infection
VCUG voiding cystourethrography
VD veneral disease
VMA vanillylmandelic acid test
cyan/o blue
eight oct/o
First primi-
Five Quinti, penta
Four quadri, quadra
mal bad,poor
nine nona
plegia paralysis
poli- gray matter
rose or dawn coloured eosin/o
three tri-
ten dec-, deca-
twitching -spasm
two bi-, di-
xanth/o yellow
jaund/o yellow
anthrac/o coal, coal dust
chlor/o green
oid resembling
ante in front of
poiesis development of
Ketone ketone bodies
spadias slit fissure
attraction to phil/o
para- beside
fixation of -desis, -pexy
fissure, binding of -schisis
pain -algia, -dynia
-phagia eating, swallowing, digesting
-penia decrease, definciency
ptysis spitting
PEG tube percuntaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube
black melan/o, anthrac/o
Hcg Human chorionic gonadotrophin
one mono-
TURP transurethral resection of the prostate
GC gonococcus
DRE digital rectal exam
ESRD end stage renal disease
BPH benign prostatic hyperplasia
UA urinalysis
TAH Total abdominal hysterectomy
PID pelvic inflammatory disease
BSE breast self exam
IUD intrauterine device
LH leutinizing hormone
A/G albumin/globulin ratio
AGN acute glomerlonephritis
ATN acute tubular necrosis
SG specific gravity
HB hepitatis B
Inf Influenza
Hib Haemophilus influnzae type B
Var Varicella
Men-C Meningococcal C
DTaP-IPV Diptheria, tetnus, acellular pertussis and inactivated polio virus
BMI body mass index
FSH follice stimulating hormone
stenois narrowing
azot nitrogenous compound
Created by: whitless