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adv3 vocab final

vocabulary final

QuestionAnswer
a-, an- no, not, without, lack of, apart
ad- toward, near, to
bi- two, double
de- down, away from; take away, remove
di- two, double
dia- through, between
dif-, dis- apart, free from, separate
ec-, ecto- out, outside, outer
end-, endo- within, inner
ep-, epi- upon, over, beyond
eu- good, normal
ex-, exo- out, away from
extra- outside, beyond
hyper- above, beyond, excessive
hypo- below, under, deficient
in- in, into, not
mega- large, great
meta- beyond, over, between, change
para- beside, alongside, abnormal
poly- many, much, excessive
post- after, behind
pre- before, in front of
pro- before, in front of
super- above, beyond
supra- above, beyond
acro- extremities; top or extreme point
aero- air
ansio- unequal
brady- slow
dys- bad, painful, difficult
hemi- one side, half
hemo- blood
hetero- different
homo- same
hydro- water
iso- equal, same
lip- fat
mal- bad, poor
megalo- large (enlarged)
noct- night
nyct- night
pan- all, every
per- through
peri- around, surrounding
pyo- pus
re- put back
syn- going together, unites
tachy- fast
tri- three
quadri- four
deca- ten
multi- many (more than one)
primi- first
semi- half (partially)
ambi- both or both sides
ab- away from
circum- around
contra- opposition, against
infra- below, under
intra- inside
meso- middle
retro- behind, backward
sub- under, near
acu- needle
bio- life
equi- equality, equal
abdomin/o abdomen
aden/o gland
andr/o men
angi/o vessel
appendage attached to or outgrowth
appendic/o appendix
arteri/o artery
arthr/o joint
encephal/o brain
esophag/o esophagus
gastr/o stomach
gloss/o tongue
gyne woman
hepat/o liver
hyster/o uterus
irid/o iris (eye)
lamina, lamin/o thin, flat part of vertebra
lingua tongue
lob/o lobe, as of lung or brain
mamm/o breast
mast/o breast
myel/o bone marrow, spinal cord
my/o muscle
nerphr/o kidney
neur/o nerve
oophor/o ovary
ophthalm/o eye
oste/o bone
ot/o ear
pancreat/o pancreas
pharyng/o pharynx
phleb/o vein
pneum/o lungs (air or gas)
ren/i kidney
rhin/o nose
scar/o sacrum
spleen/o spleen
spondyl/o vertebra
steth/o chest
stomat/o mouth
ten/o tendon
thorac/o thorax
thyr/o thyroid gland
trache/o tachea
tympan/o eardrum
vas/o vessel
ven/i vein
dipl/o pairs; bacteria that grow in pairs
staphyl/o bunches, like grapes; bacteria that grow in clusters
strept/o twisted; bacteria that grow in twisted chains
alb white
chlor/o green
chrom/o color
cirrh/o orange-yellow
cyan/o blue
erythr/o red
leuk/o white
melan/o black
poli/o gray
rhod/o red
rubi/o reddish, redness
xanth/o yellowish
adip/o fat
blast/o early embryonic stage, immature
calor/i heat
carcin/o cancer
caud/o tail
cavit/o, cav/o hollow, cavity
chron/o time, timing
consci/o awareness, aware
constrict/o narrowing
corpor/o body
cry/o cold
dolor/o pain
dynam/o power, strength
eti/o etiology
febr/i fever
funct/o performance
gel/o to freeze, congeal
ger/o aged, old age
hapl/o simple, single
hist/o tissue
kel/o tumor, fibrous growth
medic/o heal, healing
morph/o shape, form
nos/o disease
nutri/o, nutrit/o nourish
pant/o all, whole
path/o disease
pharmac/o drugs
physic/o physical, natural
plex/o network (nerves or vessels)
puls/o, pulsat/o to beat, beating
purul/o pus formation
pyr/o fire, fever, heat
scirrh/o hard
systol/o contraction
therm/o heat
tors/o twisting, twisted
tri/o to sort out, sorting
vir/o virus
viscer/o internal organs
vit/o life
ymptom/o occurrence
zyg/o union, junction
-ectomy excision, removal
-centesis surgical puncture
-os/tomy mouth, forming an opening
-tomy incision, to cut into
-desis binding, stabilization
-rrhaphy suture
-plasty formation plastic repair
-clasis to break down, refracture
-lysis loosen, free from adhesions, destruction
-cis cut, kill, escise
-cid kill
-stasis stop/ control
-osis condition of
-age related to
-iatry healing (by a physician)
-therapy treatment
-ion process
-algia pain
-cele hernia, swelling
-dynia pain
-ectasis dilation, expansion
-emia blood
-gen producing, beginning
-gram record, picture
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-iasis abnormal condition, formation of, presence of
-itis inflammation
-logy study of
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-meter instrument for measuring
-metry process of measuring
-oid resemble
-oma rumor
-osis abnormal condition
-pathy disease
-penia decrease, deficiency
-phagia eating, swallowing
-phasia speech
-plegia paralysis
-phobia fear
-ptosis prolapse, falling, dropping
-rrhage burst forth, hemorrhage
-rrhea discharge, flow
-rrhexis rupture
-sclerosis hardening
-scopy examination, view
-spasm involuntary contraction, twitching of a muscle
-blast early embryonic stage, immature
-cyte cell
-genic produced by, forming
-grade step
-ician specialist
-ist specialist
-labile unstable, perishable
-logist specialist
-plasm formation, growth
-receptor, ceptor receiver
-stabile stable, fixed
-type class, representative form
-verse turn, turning
AE above the elbow
AK above the knee
ant. anterior
A&P anterior and posterior
BE below the knee
bilat bilateral
BK below the knee
ext exterior, external
inf inferior
int interior, internal
L left
Lat lateral
LE lower extremity
LLE left lower extremity
LLQ left lower quadrant
L&R left and right
L-R left to right
LRT lower respiratory tract
L&U lower and upper
LUE left upper extremity
LUQ left upper quadrant
ML midline
post. posterior
prox. proximal
R right
R/L, R-L right to left
RLE right lower extremity
RLQ right lower quadrant
RUE right upper extremity
RUQ right upper quadrant
sup superior
U/L, U& L
UE upper extremity
URT upper respiratory tract
abn, abnorm abnormal
amb ambulatory
A&O x 4 alert and orientated to person, place, time and date
A/O, A&O alert and orientated
Asx, ASX asymptomatic
A&W alive and well
BP blood pressure
CA chronological age
C&A conscious and alert
CC chief complaint
c/o complains of
DOB, D/B date of birth
DU diagnosis undetermined
Dx, diag diagnosis
Ex, exam examination
F female
FH, FHx family history
FOD free of disease
F/U, FU follow up
h/o history of
H&P history and physical
Ht, h height
Hx, H history
IBW ideal body weight
LWD living with disease
M male
Mhx, MH medical history
NAD no apparent distress/ disease
N/C, NC no complaints
NDF no disease found
NED no evidence of disease
NKA no known allergies
norm normal
P pulse
palp palpation
PE, Pex, PX physical examination
PH poor health
PH, Px, PHx past history
PI present illness
PMH, PMHx past medical history
prog, prong,Px prognosis
Pt patient
R respiration
R/O, RO rule out
RVC responds to verbal commands
SOAP subjective, objective, assessment, plan
S/S signs and symptoms
Sx symptoms, signs
T temperature
TPR temperature, pulse and respiration
Tx, treat, tr treatment
UCHD, UCD usual childhood diseases
U/O, UO under observation
VS, v/s vital signs
WNL within normal limits
wt weight
X&D examination and diagnosis
y, yr year
y/o years old
YOB year of birth
ARNP Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner
DC Doctor of Chiropractic
DDS Doctor of Dental Surgery
DMD Doctor of Dental Medicine
EMT Emergency Medical Technician
EMT-P Emergency Medical Technician- Paramedic
LPN Licensed Practical Nurse
MD Doctor of Medicine
NA Nursing Assistant
OD Doctor of Optometry
OTR Occupational Therapist, Registered
PA-C Physician Assistant- Certified
PT Physical Therapist
RD Registered Dietician
RDH Registered Dental Hygienist
RN Registered Nurse
R. Ph. Registered Pharmacist
CCU Coronary Care Unit, Critical Care Unit
ER Emergency Room
ICU Intensive Care Unit
OR Operating Room
PCC Poison Control Center
RR Recovery Room
EOB Explanation of Benefits
HIPPA Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act
HMO Health Maintenance Organization
PCP Primary Care Provider
PPO Preferred Provider Organization
UCR Usual, Customary & Reasonable (fees)
AMA American Medical Association
CDC Centers for Disease Control
FDA Food and Drug Administration
NIH National Institute of Health
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