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RV,Health Science FC

Robert Varner's Health Science Flash Cards

seb sebaceous glands
cutane, dermat, derm skin
hidr sweat glands
pil hair
oste, oss, ost bones
chond cartilage
arthr joints
ligament ligaments
myel bone marrow
fasci fascia
my muscles
ten, tend, tendin tendons
encephal brain
acoust, ot ears
ocul, ophthalm eyes
neur nerves
myel spinal cord
arteri arteries
hem, hemat blood
card, cardi heart
phleb, ven veins
capill capillaries
lymph lymph
splen spleen
thym thymus
tonsill tonsils
laryng larynx
pneum, pneumon lungs
nas nose
pharyng pharynx
trache trachea
sinus sinuses
esophag esophagus
col large intestine
hepat liver
or mouth
pancreat pancreas
enter intestine
gastr stomach
nephr, ren kidneys
ureter ureters
urethr urethra
cyst, vesic urinary bladder
adren adrenals
gonad gonads
pancreat pancreas
parathyroid parathyroids
pineal pineal
pituit pituitary
thym thymus
thyroid thyroid
orch, orchid, test, testicul testicles
oophor, ovari, ovaries
hyster, metr, metri, uter uterus
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-al pertaining to
-ase enzyme
-blast budding
-centesis surgical puncture
-cidal causing death
-clast broken
-crit to separate
-cyte cell
-ectomy excision or surgical removal
-emia blood condition
-emesis vomiting
-gen, -genesis, -genic producing
-gila glue
-gram something written
-ia condition of, diseased or abnormal state
-iac, -ic, -ior pertaining to
-ism state of
-itia, -itis inflammation
-logy study of
-lyte dissolvable
-megaly enlargement
-mania madness or insane desire
-meter instrument used to measure
-odia smell
-ologist someone who studies and practicies
-oma tumor or swelling
-opia vision
-opsy to view
-orrhea flow, excessive discharge
-orrhexis rupture
-osis abnormal increase in production
-ostomy creation of an artificial opening
-otomy cutting
-oxia oxygen
-pathy disease
-sclerosis hardening
-scope instrument used for visual examiniation
-scopy visual exam
-sepsis infection
-spasm sudden involuntary muscle contraction
-stasis control or stop
-tomy cut into or incision
-tropic influencing
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a-, an- without or absence of
ab- from or away
ad- to or towards
ana- up
ante- before
anti- against
append- to hang something
bi-. bin- two
brady- slow
contra- against
di- two
dis- to undo; free from
ecto-, exo-, extra- outside
endo- within
epi- upon
erythr- red
glyc- sweet
hyper- over
hypo- under
im- not
infra- beneath; below
inter- between
intra- inside
iso- equal
macro- large
mal- bad
meso- middle
meta- change
micro- small
mono- one
multi- many
mut- after
neo- new
para- beside
patho- disease
peri- surrounding
poly- many
post- after
pre- before
pseudo- false
re- back, again
retro- backward or behind
semi- half
sub- under or below
super- over or above
syn- together or joined
tachy- fast
tetra- four
trans- through, across, beyond
tri- three
ultra- beyond; excess
uni- one
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AA Alcholics Anonymous
a.c before meals
AD, a.d. right ear
ad lib freely, as often as desired
am, AM morning
AS, a.s. left ear
AU, a.u. each ear
BE barium enema
BID, b.i.d., bid twice a day
BP blood pressure
BR bedrest
BRP bathroom privaleges
BM bowel movement
Bx biopsy
c with
CA, Ca carcinoma (cancer)
cap. capsule
disc, DC, d.c. discontinue
DNR do not resuscitate
Dx, dx diagnosis
ED emergency department
ER emergency room
FX, fx fracture
g, gm gram
gt, gtt drop, drops
h hour
h.s. hour of sleep (bedtime)
Ht., ht height
inj. injection
I and O, I/O intake and output
IV intravenous
K+, K potassium
mg milligram
N&V nausea and vomiting
NC nasal cannula
NPO nothing by mouth
NPO p MN nothing by mouth after midnight
oint., ung ointment
OOB out of bed
OTC over the counter
oz. ounce
P pulse
p.c. after meals
pH power of hydrogen concentration
PM, p.m. afternoon
PO, po, p.o. by mouth
PRN as needed
q.am. every morning
q.h. every hour
q.i.d. four times a day
QNS quantity not sufficent
q.s. quantity sufficient
r, R rectal
Rx prescription
s without
SOB shortness of breath
ss one-half
stat immediately
syr. syrup
susp suspension
sup., supp. suppository
T temperature
tab. tablet
tbsp. tablespoon
TID, t.i.d. three times a day
TPR temperature, pulse, and respirations
tsp teaspoons
Tx treatment
VS vitalsigns
W/C, w/c wheelchair
Created by: robert_varner