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Yellow Module

Yellow Module Combining, Preffix, Suffix, Abbreviations

QuestionAnswer
aneurysm/o vascul/o aneurysm (widened blood vessel)
anthrac/o coal dust
aort/o aorta
arteri/o artery
atel/o incomplete,imperfect
ather/o fatty plaque
bronch/o bronchi/o bronchus (plural, bronchi)
cardi/o coron/o heart
coni/o dust
cyan/o blue
electr/o electricity
emphys/o to inflate
epiglott/o epiglottis
hem/o blood
hemangi/o blood vessel
isch/o to hold back, block
laryng/o larynx (voice box)
lob/o lobe
my/o muscle
nas/o rhin/o nose
ox/i ox/o oxygen
pector/o steth/o thorac/o chest
pharyng/o pharynx (throat)
phleb/o ven/o vein
phren/o diaphragm
pleur/o pleura
pneum/o pneumon/o air, lung
pulmon/o lung
py/o pus
scler/o hardening; sclera (white of the eyes)
sept/o septum
sphygm/o pulse
spir/o breathe
therm/o heat
thromb/o blood clot
trache/o trachea (windpipe)
valv/o valvul/o valve
vas/o vessel, duct
a- an- without, not
brady- slow
dys- bad, painful, difficult
en- endo- in, within
eu- good, normal
extra- outside
hyper- excessive, above normal
peri- around
tachy- rapid
trans- across, through
-al -ar -ary -tic pertaining to
-algia pain
-capnia carbon dioxide (CO2)
-centesis surgical puncture
-clysis irrigation, washing
-ectasis dilation, expansion
-ectomy excision, removal
-emia blood condition
-graph instrument for recording
-gram record, writing
-graphy process of recording
-itis inflammation
-logist specialist in the study of
-lysis separation, destruction, loosening
-megaly enlargement
-meter instrument for measuring
-osis abnormal condition, increase
-oxia oxygen
-pathy disease
-plegia paralysis
-pnea breathing
-ptysis spitting
-rrhaphy suture
-rrhexis rupture
-scope instrument for examining
-sphyxia pulse
-stasis standing still
-stenosis narrowing, stricture
-stomy forming an opening (mouth)
-thorax chest
-tomy incision
ABG arterial blood gas(es)
AS aortic stenosis
AV atrioventricular, arteriovenous
BP, B/P blood pressure
CABG coronary artery bypass graft
CAD coronary artery disease
CC cardiac catheterization
CCU coronary care unit
CHD coronary heart disease
CHF congestive heart failure
CO2 carbon dioxide
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary diease
CT computed tomography
CVA cerebrovascular accident
CVD cardiovascular disease
CXR chest x-ray, chest radiograph
DOE dyspnea on exertion
DVT deep vein thrombosis
ECG, EKG electrocardiogram, electrocardiography
ECHO echocardiogram, echocardiography, echoencephalogram, echoencephalography
ETT exercise tolerance test
FVC forced vital capacity
Hb, Hbg hemoglobin
HDL high density lipoprotein
HF heart failure
HTN hypertension
ICD implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
ICU intensive care unit
IV intervenous
L/min litres per minute
MI myocardial infarction
mm Hg millimeters of mercury
MS mitral stenosis
MUGA scan multiple-gated acquisition scan
MVP mitral valve prolapse
RDS respiratory distress syndrome
SIDS sudden infant death syndrome
TIA transient ischemic attack
TPR temperature, pulse, respirations
URI upper respiratory infection
VSD ventricle septal defect
VT ventricular tachycardia
Created by: Barbara Ross
 

 



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