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Wk 3 med term

termnology, word part and abbreviation wk 3

Suture to sew, to close a wound
Sanitization to clean
Autoclave steam sterilization
Supine laying face up
Prone laying face down
Biopsy collection of tissue
Bactericidal Kills bacteria
Aseptic germ free
pathogen disease causing
immunity resistance to disease
Vir/o viruse
Bacteri/o bacterial
Parasit/o parasites
myc/o fungi
sanit/a clean
AAMA American Association of Medical Assistants
AMA American Medical Association
I & D incision and drainage
BLS basic life support
ACLS advanced cardiac life support
CHF congesttive heart failure
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
DVT deep venous thrombosis
d day
triangle change
WNL within normal limits
> greater than
< Less then
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Created by: Seanmorrone