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Pharmacy Abbreviations

TermDefinition
a-; an-; ana- No; Not; Without
Ante- Before; Forward
Anti- Against
Bi- Two; Double; Both
Brady- Slow
Contra- Against; Opposite
Dys- Difficult; Painful
Endo- Within
Epi- Above; Upon
Gynec/o- Woman
Hemi- Half
Hyper- Above; Excessive
Hypo- Below; Deficient
Inter- Between
Intra- Within
Neo- New
Non- Not
Para- Near; Beside
Per- Through
Peri- Around; Surrounding
Poly- Many; Excessive
Post- After
Pre- before; In Front Of
Retro- Behind; Backward; Upward
Semi- Half
Sub- Below; Under
Syn- Together; With
Tachy- Fast
Tri- Three
-Algia Pain
-Cyte Cell
-Ectomy Surgical Removal; Excision
-Emesis Vomit
-Emia Blood
-Ism Condition
-Itis Inflammation
-Lepsy Seizure
-Oid Resembling; Like
-(O)logist Specialist in the Study or Treatment of
-(O)logy Study Of
-Oma Tumor
-Osis Abnormal Condition
-Ostomy Creation Of An Opening
-Otomy Incision Into
-Pathy Disease
-Phonia Voice; Sound
-Plasty Surgical Repair
-Pnea Breathing
-Rrhea Flow; Discharge
-Sclerosis Hardening
-Stasis Control; Stop
Abdomin/o Abdomen
Arteri/o Artery
Arthr/o Joint
Audi/o Hearing; Sound
Ather/o Fat; Fatty Plaque
Aur/o Ear
Bronch/o Bronchus
Bucc/o Cheek
Carcin/o Cancer
Cardi/o Heart
Cerebr/o Cerebrum
Coagul/o Clotting
Cyst/o Bladder,Sac
Cyt/o Cell
Derm/o, Dermat/o Skin
Electr/o Electricity
Encephal/o Brain
Erythr/o Red
Gastr/o Stomach
Gyn/o, Gyn/e, Gynec/o Woman
Hemat/o, Hem/o Blood
Hepat/o Liver
Hydr/o Water; Fluid
Hyster/o Uterus
Immune/o Protection
Lip/o Fat
Lymph/o Lymph
Muc/o Mucus
My/o Muscle
Narc/o Sleep
Nas/o Nose
Nephr/o Kidney
Neur/o Nerve
Ocul/o, Ophthalm/o, Opt/o Eye
Onych/o Nail
Or/o Mouth
Oste/o Bone
Pancreat/o Pancreas
Phleb/o Vein
Phot/o Light
Pneum/o Lungs; Air
Proct/o Rectum
Pysch/o, Psych/i Mind or Soul
Pulmon/o Lungs
Quadr/i Four
Rect/o Rectum
Ren/o Kidney
Rhin/o Nose
Septi Bacteria
Thorac/o Chest
Thromb/o Clot
Trache/o Trachea
Urethr/o Urethra
Ven/o Vein
Cerebrospinal Pertaining to the Brain and the Spinal Cord.
Cerebrovascular Pertaining to the Brain and the Blood Vessels that Supply It.
Epidural Pertaining to Above the Dura Mater
Epilepsy A Disorder of the Central Nervous System Characterized by Recurrent Seizures.
Meningitis Inflammationn of the Menings of the Brain.
Neurologist A Physician Who Specializes in Dieseases of the Neurological System.
Schizophrenis A Type Of Psychosis In Which The Mind Is Said To Be Split From Reality.
Bradycardia Pertaining To A Slow Heart Rate.
Cardiologist A Physician Who Specializes In Diseases Of The Heart.
Cardiomyopathy Disease Of The Heart Muscle.
Endarterectomy Surgical Removal Of the Inside Of An Artery.
Endocardium Membrane Lining The Cavities Of The Heart.
Hypertension High Blood Pressure.
Hypoxemia Too Little Oxygen In The Blood.
Myocarditis Inflammation Of The Heart Tissue.
Pericardium Lining around The Outside Of The Heart.
Tachycardia Pertaining To A Fast Heart Rate.
Bronchitis Inflammation of The Bronchi.
Dyspnea Difficult, Painful, or Faulty Breathing.
Hypoxia A Condition Of Deficient Oxygen Levels.
Pharyngitis Inflammation Of The Pharynx.
Pulmonologist Specialist In Diseases Of The Lungs.
Rhinoplasty Surgical Repair Of The Nose.
Rhinorrhea Discharge From The Nose.
Spirometry Measurement Of Breathing.
Stethoscope Instrument used To Listen To Lung And Heart Sounds Through The Chest Wall.
Artritis Inflammation Of The Joints.
Intramuscular Pertaining To Within The Muscle.
Myalgia Muscle Pain.
Orthopedic Literally, means, pertaing To Straight foot- Pertaining To The Study Of Diseases Of The Skeletal And Muscular System.
Tendinitis Inflammation Of The Tendon.
Endocrinology Study Of The Secreting Glands That Comprise The Endocrine System.
Hyperglycemia Too Much Sugar In The Blood.
Hyperthyroidism Condition Too Much Thyroid Hormone.
Hypokalemia Low Blood Potassium.
Pancreatitis Inflammation Of The Pancreas.
Autoimmune The Disorder Characerized By Abdomal Function Of The Immune System That Causes The Body To Produce Anitibodies Against Itself.
Immunocompromised A Condition In Which The Immune Sysyem Has Been Compromised By Disease or immunosuppressive Agents.
Leukemia A Malignant Blood Disease Marked By Abnormal White Blood cells, or Leukocytes.
Metastasis The Spread Of Cancer Cells Beyond The Original Site Of The Tumor Through Blood Or Lymph.
Anemia A Blood Condition In Which There Is A Reduction In The Number Of Red Blood Cells, Hemoglobin, Or The Volume Of Packed Red Blood Cells.
Hematology Medicial Study Of The Blood.
Myeloma Tumor Of The Bone Marrow.
Cholecystectomy Surgical Removal Of The Gall Bladder.
Cirrhosis Chronic Liver Condition That Causes Yellowing Of Tissues.
Colonoscopy Process Of Viewing The Colon.
Dyspepsia The Condition Of Indigestion, Or Of Painful Digestion.
Dysphagia Pertaining To Difficulty In Eating Or Swallowing.
Esophagitis Inflammation Of The Esophagus.
Gastroenterologist Specialist In The Study Or Treatment Of The Stomach And Intestines.
Nasogastric Pertaining To The Nose And The Stomach (e.g., A Tube That Travels From The Nose To The Stomach)
Pancreatitis Inflammation Of The Pancreas.
Sublingual Pertaining To Under The Tongue.
Nephrectomy Surgical Removal Of A Kidney.
Polyuria Condition In Which One urinates Excessively.
Pyelonephritis Inflammation Of The Renal Pelvis Area Of The Kidney.
Urologist Physician Who Specializes In Conditions Of The Urinary System.
Conjunctivitis Inflammation Of The Conjunctiva.
Intraocular Pertaining To The Inside Of The Eye.
Ophthmologist Specialist In Diseases Of The Eye.
Optometry Process Of Measuring The Eye.
Photophobia Extreme Sensitivity And Discomfort From Light.
Myringitis Inflammation Of The Tympanic Membrane.
Otitis Inflammation Of The Ear.
Dermatitis Inflammation Of The Skin.
Dermatologist Specialist In The Study of Diseases Of The Skin.
Epidermal Pertaining To The Skin.
Histology The Study Of Tissues.
Subcutaneous Pertaining to Below The Skin.
Gynecologist a Physician Who Speacializes In The Reproductive Sysytem Of A Woman,
Hysteractomy The Surgical Removal Of The Uterus.
Mammogram An X-Ray Of The Breast.
Obstetrics The Specialty Pertaining To The Care And Treatment of Mother And Fetus Through Out Pregnancy, Childbirth, And The Immediate Postpartum Period.
Vasectomy Excision of Part Of The Vas Deferens To Produce Male Sterility.
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