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adren/o adrenal glands
adrenal/o adrenal glands
andr/o male
calc/o calcium
crin/o secrete
chrom/o colour
cyt/o cell
dips/o thirst
glyc/o sugar; sweatness
glycos/o sugar; sweatness
gluc/o sugar;sweatness
glucos/o sugar; swaetness
home/o same; alike
insulin/o insulin
kal/i potassium (an electrolyte)
pancreat/o pancreas
parathyroid/o parathyroid glands
phe/o dusky; dark
pituitar/o pituitary gland
thorac/o chest
thym/o thymus gland
thyr/o thyroid gland
thyroid/o thyroid gland
toxic/o poison
-crine screte
-dipsia thirst
-ectomy excision; removal
-emia blood condition
-gen forming; producing; origin
-genesis forming; producing; origin
-gram record; writing
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-ism condition
-logist specialist in the study of
-logy study of
-megaly enlargement
-oid resembling
-oma tumour
-stasis standing still
-tomy incision
-toxic pertaining to poisin
-tropin stimulate
-uria urine
endo- in; within
eu- good; normal
exo- outside; outward
hyper- excessive; above normal
hypo- under; below; deficient
poly- many; much
ABG arterial blood gas (es)
ACTH adrenocorticotropic hormone
ADH antidiuretic hormone (vasopressin)
AFB acid-fast bacillus (TB organism)
APTT activated partial thromboplastin time
BE barium enema; below the elbow
BUN blood uria notrogen
C&S culture and sensitivity
C&T crossmatch and type
CBC complete blood count
CK creatine kinase; conductive keratoplasty
CO2 carbon dioxide
CPR c-reactive protein
CSF cerebrospinal fluid
CT computed tomography
CXR chest x-ray; chest radiography
DI diabetes isipidus; diagnostic imaging
DKA diabetic ketoacidosis
DM diabetes mellitus
ECG electrocardiography; electrocardiogram
ELISA enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
EMG electromyography
ERCP endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate
FBS fasting blood sugar
FSH follicle-stimulating hormone
GB/ GBS gallbladder series (x-ray studies)
GH growth hormone
GTT glucose tolerant test
Hb hemoglobin
HbA1c glycocylated hemoglobin
HBV hepatitis B virus
Hct hematocrit
HDL high-density lipoprotein
HIV human immunodeficiency virus
HRT human replacement therapy
IDDM insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
INR international normalized ratio
IV-GTT intravenous glucose tolerance test
IVP intravenous pyelogram; intravenous pyelography
K potassium (an electrolyte)
KUB kidney, ureter, bladder
LDH lactic dehydrogenase
LDL low-density lipoprotein
LH luteinizing hormone
LP lumbar puncture
LS lumbosacral spine (x-ray of the)
MCH mean corpuscular (cell) hemoglobin
MCHC mean corpuscular (cell) hemoglobin concentration
MCV mean corpuscular (cell) volume
Mg magnesium
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
Na sodium
NIDDM non-insulin-dependent diabetes
NPH neutral protamine Hagedorn
O&P ova and parasite
Created by: AshleyMcM