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Terminology exam


bi/o life
calc/o calcium
cardi/o heart
chlor/o green
cost/o ribs
glyc/o sugar, sweetness
glycos/o sugar, sweetness
gluc/o sugar, sweetness
glucos/o sugar, sweetness
hist/o tissue
histi/o tissue
idi/o unknown, peculiar
inguin/o groin
jaund/o yellow
kal/i potassium
morph/o form, shape, structure
pancreat/o pancreas
parathyroid/o parathyroid glands
path/o disease
pelv/i pelvis
pelv/o pelvis
poster/o back, behind, posterior
proxim/o near, nearest
somat/o body
son/o sound
thym/o thymus gland
toxic/o poison
-ac pertaining to
-ad pertaining to
-al pertaining to
-ar pertaining to
-crine secrete
-dipsia thirst
-duction act of leading
-emia blood condition
-meagly enlargement
-oid resembling
-oma tumour
-osis abnormal condition, increase
-plasia formation, growth
-stasis standing still
-tropin stimulate
-uria urine
-genesis forming, producing
-gram record, writing
ab- from, away from
ad- toward
endo- in, within
eu- good, normal
exo- outside, outward
homeo- same, alike
hyper- excessive
hypo- under, below, deficient
infra- below, under
pan- all
peri- around
poly- many, much
super- upper, above
trans- across, through
ultra- excess, beyond
ACTH adrenocorticotropic hormone
ADH antidiuretic hormone
BMI body mass index
BUN blood urea nitrogen
C&T crossmatch and type
CXR chest x-ray, chest radiograph
DM diabetes mellitus
FBS fasting blood sugar
FSH follice-stimulating hormone
Hct hematocrirt
IDDM insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
IVP intravenous pyelogram; intravenous pyelography
KUB kindey, urter, bladder
LH lutienizing hormone
LLQ left lower quadrant
LUQ left upper quadrant
MRI magnetic reasonance imaging
NIDDM non-insulun-dependent diabetes mellitus
O&P ova and parasites
PFT plumonary function tests
PGH pituitary growth hormone
PTH parathyroid hormone
RAIU radioactive iodine uptake
RF rheumatiod factor
Sx symptom
Created by: lexieeesmith