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Competency 18 App A

ante- before; forward
anti- against
bi- two; double; both
brady- slow
carcin- cancerous
contra- against; opposite
dys- difficult; painful
ect- outside; out
endo- within
gynec/o- woman
hemi- half
hyper- above; excessive
hypo- below; deficient
inter- between
intra- within
macro- large
micro- small
multi- many
peri- around; surrounding
post- after
pre- before; in front of
retro- behind; backward; upward
semi- half
super- above; over; excess
supra- above; on top of
tachy- fast
-algia pain
-cytosis condition of cells
-ectomy surgical removal; excision
-emesis vomit
-emia blood
-itis inflammation
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-metry process of measuring
-oma tumor
-ostomy creation of an opening
-pathy disease
-pexy suspension or fixation
-phagia eating; swallowing
-phobia abnormal fear
-plasty surgical repair
-pnea breathing
-rhexis rupture
-sclerosis hardening
angi/o vessel
arthr/o joint
audi/o hearing; sound
bronchiol/o bronchiole
carcin/o cancer
cardi/o heart
cephal/o head
cerebr/o cerebrum
coagul/o clotting
conjuctiv/o conjuctiva
cry/o cold
cyst/o bladder, sac
cyt/o cell
dacry/o tears
gastr/o stomach
hepat/o liver
nas/o nose
myel/o bone marrow; spinal cord
myc/o fungus
my/o muscle
muc/o mucus
mening/o, meningi/o meninges (membrane)
lith/o stone
oste/o bone
phleb/o vein
pil/o hair
pneum/o lungs; air
myocardium heart muscle tissue
PRN as needed
mEq milli equivalent
mg milligram
PC After Meals( post cibum)
PR perrectum
PPD purified protein derivative
q every
QOD every other day
AC before meals
ASAP as soon as possible
BID twice daily
CHF chronic heart failure
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CPR cardio pulmonary resuscitation
FUO fever of undetermined origin
gtt drops
gr grain
HS bedtime
IM intramuscular
MAO monoamine oxidase
MRSA methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus
MVI multivitamin
NKDA no known drug allergy
OD overdose
NPO nothing by mouth
OS left eye
PO by mouth
R/O rule out
sl sublingual
suppos. suppository
T tablespoonful
TCN tetracycline
ung. ointment
HCTZ hydrochlorothiazide
IV intravenous
without w/o
teaspoon tsp
cap capsule
one i
i-ii one-(to)two
NTG nitroglycerin
TID three times a day
QID four times a day
MR1X may repeat one time
MOM milk of magnesia
NTE not to exceed
NSAID nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
PCN penicillin
AD right ear
wt weight
TPN total parenteral nutrition
syr. syrup
sol solution
q.o.d. every other day
q.d. every day
P.O. by mouth
ou each eye
NR no refill
inj injection
hs at bedtime
gtt a drop or drops
fl.oz. fluid ounces
EtOH ethanol alcohol
dr dram
cc cubic centimeters
chol cholesterol
BP blood pressure
au each ear
ad right ear
fl.dr. fluid dram
q4h every 4 hours
ung ointment
NS normal saline (0.9% sodium chloride)
DSS Docusate Sodium(colace)
EPI epinephrine
LA long acting
(triangle shape) change
ECT enteric coated tablet
FE/Fe/FeSO4 ferrous sulfate
K/K+ potassium
MSO4 MS morphine sulfate
MVI multivitamin
D5W dextrose 5% on water
WA while awake
FA folic acid
CR controlled release
LR lacatated ringers solution
HL heparin lock
Dig. digoxin
APAP acetaminophen (Tylenol)
ASA aspirin
MPF methyl-parabenfree (preservative free)
CP chest pain
BM bowel movement
H hemogoblin and hematocrit
DAW dispense as written
KCL potassium chloride
ER extended release
SR sustained release
ECT enteric coated tablet
SCT sugar coated tablet
DS double strength
DC D/C d/c discontinue or discharge
D5 dextrose 5%
Created by: poochipinky