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Sherry's ed2Go Med Terminology terms

Med Term Ed2Go TermsAnswer
adeno gland
angio vessel
aortal aorta, main artery
arthro joint
audio sound
broncho bronchi, airway
bulbo bulblike
calculi stone
cardio heart
carpo wrist
cele tumor, cyst, hernia
cerebro brain
cervi neck
chole bile, gallbladder
chondro cartilage
cili hairlike processes
colon large intestine
costa rib
crania skull
creatinine waste material in organs
cutis skin
cysto bladder
cyto cell
dactyl finger
dent teeth
derma skin
ectasis expansion
emboli vessel obstruction
emesis vomiting
emia blood
encephalo brain
entero intestine
esthesia sensation
galacto milk
gastro stomach
genito reproductive system
glomerulo little ball, nephron part
glosso tongue
glyco sweet, sugar
hapsia touch
hema, hemo blood
hepat liver
homeo, homo similar, same, like
hyster uterus
ile ileum
ili hip
lactin milk
laparo abdomen
laryngo larynx
lingua tongue
lip fat
lith stone
madaro falling hair
manus hand
mast breast
medulla brain middle
meningo spinal cord, membranes
metr uterus
myel bone marrow
myo muscle
myxo mucus
naso nose
natal born
nephro kidney
neuro nerves
occiput back of skull
oculo eye
odont teeth
onco tumor
onychia nail bed
oophoro ovary
ophthalmo eye
orchido testicle
oro mouth
ortho straighten
osteo bone
oto ear
ova, ovi, ovo egg
oxy oxygen, keen
parietes wall part, parietal
pector breast, chest
pedi foot
pedicular lice
peritoneo lining of abdominal organs
phleb vein
pleura rib side
pneumo lung
pons bridges
procto anus, rectum
prurigo itching
psora itch
psych mind
ptysis to spit
pulmo lungs
pyelo pelvis
pyloro pyloris, gatekeeper
pyo pus
radi rays
reni kidney
rhin nose
salping tube (fallopian)
sarco flesh
sclero hard
sperma, spermato seed
spondyl vertabrae
squama scaly
stoma opening, mouth (not mouth on face)
tempora temporal
thermic heat
thrombo blood clot
tracheo trachea, windpipe
tricho hair
ueretero ureter, urethra
uri urine
uric pertaining to urine
urina urine
uro urine
varico varicose veins
vas duct, vessel
vaso blood vessel
vena cava large vein
ventricu heart cavity
viscero body organs
a, an without
ab away from
ad toward
algia pain
ante before, wall part
anti against
bi two, double
brady slow
circum around
co, con together
de down, away from
desis binding, fixation of
dia through
dys difficult, abnormal
ecto outside
ectomy excision
endo within
epi outer, on top of, over
exo away from
extra outside, beyond
ectomy excision
ferro iron
fore before
form shape of
graphy writing, record of
hemi half
hydra, hydro water
hyper above
hypo below
iasis condition of
iatric medicine
ic pertaining to
inter between
intra within
isis, asis condition of
itis inflammation of
juxta near
kinesis movement
kypho humped
logia, logy science of
lysis disintegration
macro large
malacia softening
med, medi, medio middle
mega, megaly enlargement
micro small
mono single, one
multi many
neo new
ob against
oid like, shape, resemble
oligo few
ology study of
oma tumor
osis condition
otomy incision
pachy thick
para near, departure from norm
path disease
penia deficiency
peri around
pexy fixation, suspension
phobia fear of
phoresis transmission
plasty plastic surgical correction
plegia paralysis, stroke
poly many
post after
pre before
pro in front of, on behalf of
psuedo false
ptosis falling
re back, again
retro backward
rhexis rupture
rrhaphy suture
scopy exam
semi half
sphygmo pulse
sub below
super, supra above
sym, syn together
tachy fast, swift
tele distance
toxo toxic, poison
trans across
tri three
ultra above
uni one
xeno foreign
xero dry
ab before
aa of each
abd abdominal
ac before meals
ADL activities of daily living
ad lib as desired
am morning
amt amount
AROM active range of motion
ax axillary (underarm temp)
bid 2 times per day
BM bowel movement
BP blood pressure
BRP bathroom privileges
c celsius
/c with
cal calorie
cath catheter
CBR complete bed rest
cc cubic centimeters
CHF congestive heart failure
cm centimeter
CN charge nurse
CNS central nervous system
c/o complains of
DC discontinue
DON director of nurses
Dr. doctor
dx diagnosis
F fahrenheit
fx fracture
GI gastrointestinal
gtt drop (gutta)
GU genitourinary
h hour
H2O water
HOB head of bed
HOH hard of hearing
HS hour of sleep
I/O intake/output
IV intravenous
kg kilogram
L liter
lb pound
LE lower extremity
LLE left lower extremity
LUE left upper extremity
Lt left
MI myocardial infarction (heart attack)
mm millimeter
noc night
NPO nothing by mouth (nothing per oral)
N/V nausea/vomiting
OD right eye (oculus dexter) and overdose
OOB out of bed
OS left eye (oculus sinister)
OU both eyes (oculus uterque)
oz ounce
/p after (post)
P pulse
pc after meals
po by mouth
pm evening
PRN as needed
PROM passive range of motion
pt patient
qd every day
qh every hour
q2h every 2 hours
qid 4 times per day
qod every other day
QNS quantity not sufficient
QS quantity sufficient
circled R rectal
R respirations
RE right extremity
RLE right lower extremity
RUE right upper extremity
ROM range of motion
Rx prescription
albus white
chloro green
chrom color
cirrhos yellow
cyano blue
erythr red
leuko white
melano black, dark
polio gray
purpura purple
rhodo rose
rubeo red
xantho yellow
CMA certified medical assistant
RMA registered medical assistant
CNA certified nursing aid
EMT emergency med tech
LVN licensed vocational nurse
LPN licensed practical nurse
MD medical doctor
ME medical examiner
MLT medical lab tech
NP nurse practitioner
OT occupational therapist
PA physicians assistant
PT physical therapist
RHIT registered health info tech
ART accredited record tech
RN registered nurse
RRT registered respiratory therapist
RT respiratory therapist
/s without
sig write, to be labeled
SOB shortness of breath
ss half
SSE soapsuds enema
staph staphylococcus
stat immediately
CXR chest xray
T temperature
tab tablet
tbsp tablespoon
tid three times per day
TO telephone order
TPR temp, pulse, respirations
tsp teaspoon
3 teaspoons 15 cc or 1 TBSP
1 tspn 5 cc's
1 cup 250 cc's
1oz 30 cc's
1 cc 1 ml
UP universal precautions
URI upper respiratory infection
UTI urinary tract infection
vo verbal order
vs vital signs
w/c wheelchair
wt weight
CCU coronary care or critical care unit
CS central supply
EENT eyes, ears, nose and throat
ER emergency room
GI Lab gastrointestinal lab
lab laboratory
MICU medical intensive care unit
NICU neonatal or neuro intensive care unit
OBGyn Obstetrics and Gynecology
OR operating room
pedi pediatrics
PT physical therapy
RT respiratory therapy
SICU surgical intensive care unit
ABG arerial blood gas
ACP acute care panel (same as electrolyte panel)
BUN blood urea nitrogen
C&S culture and sensitivity
CBC complete blood count
chem chemistry
CSF cerebral spinal fluid
DPT diptheria, pertussis, tetanus
FBS fasting blood sugar
HCT hematocrit
Hgb hemoglobin
lytes electrolytes
O&P ova and parasites
O2 oxygen
RBC red blood cells
TB tuberculosis
UA urinalysis
WBC white blood cells
CA calcium
CI chloride
CRE creatinine
Fe iron
Glu glucose
K+ potassium
Na sodium
NaHC03 sodium bicarbonate
anterior front side
distal farthest away from
dorsal backside
high fowlers sitting @ 90 degree angle
inferior below
lateral side of
medial middle
peripheral on the edge or the outside of
posterior rear, back of
prone lying face down
proximal nearest
superior above
supine lying on back
transverse across
ventral to the belly
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