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ILOVEMA

CMMA

TermDefinition
QOD Every Other Day
Q6PM 6 P.M. daily or daily at 6 p.m.
TIW 3 Times Weekly
HS Half-Strength
BT,HS,QHS,QN Bed time Or Hour of sleep
SC, SQ, SUB Q Subcutaneously
IN Intranasal
Abd Abdomen
ABGs Arterial blood gases
ac BEFORE MEALS
ACLS Advanced Cardiac Life Support
ad lib As desired
ADHD attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
AKA Above the knee amputation
AMA AGAINST MEDICAL ADVICE
ASA aspirin
ASAP As soon as possible
BE BARIUM ENEMA
BKA BELOW THE KNEE AMPUTATION
BM BOWEL MOVEMENT
BMI BODY MASS INDEX
BP BLOOD PRESSURE
BPH BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERTROPHY
BPM BEATS PER MINUTE
BRP BATHROOM PRIVILEGES
BSA BODY SURFACE AREA
BUN BLOOD UREA NITROGEN
bx BIOPSY
-C WITH
C CELSIUS
C&S CULTURE AND SENSITIVITY
CA CALCIUM,CANCER
CABG CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT
CAD CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
CBC COMPLETE BLOOD (CELL) COUNT
CC CHIEF COMPLAINT
CDC CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
CM CENTIMETER
CNS Central Nervous System
cp chest pain
CPR CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION
c/o complains of
copd Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
CSF CEREBROSPINAL FLUID
CT COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY
CV CARDIOVASCULAR
CVA CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (STROKE)
CXR CHEST XRAY
D DAY
D&C DILATION AND CUREETAGE
D/C DISCHARGE, DISCONTINUE
DNR DO NOT RESUSCITATE
DOB DATE OF BIRTH
DTAP DIPTHERIA, TETANUS AND ACCELLULAR PERTUSSIS VACCINE
DX DIAGNOSIS
ECK ELECTROCARDIOGRAM
ED EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
EEG ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAM
ENT EAR , NOSE AND THROAT
F FAHRENHEIT
FBS, FASTING BLOOD SUGAR. GLUCOSE
F.U FOLLOW UP
FUO FEVER OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN
FX FRACTURE
GI GASTROINTESTINAL
GTT GLUCOSE TOLERANCE TEST
GU GENITOURINARY
GYN GYNECOLOGY,GYNECOLOGIST
H,HR HOUR
H2O WATER
HCT HEMATOCRIT
HEENT HEAD,EARS,EYES,NOSE,THROAT
HF HEART FAILURE
HGB HEMOGLOBIN
HIV HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS
HPV HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS
HTN HYPERTENSION
HX HISTORY
I&D INCISION AND DRAINAGE
I&O INTAKE AND OUTPUT
ICU INTENSIVE CARE UNIT
K POTASSIUM
KUB KIDNEYS URETERS BLADDER
L LITER
LB POUND
LLE LEFT LOWER EXTREMITY
LLL LEFT LOWER LOBE
LLQ LEFT LOWER QUADRANT
LMP LAST MENSTRUAL PERIOD
LUE LEFT UPPER EXTREMITY
LUQ LEFT UPPER QUADRANT
MG/DL MILIGRAMS PER DECILITER
MI MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
ML MILILITERS
MM MUCOUS MEMBRANE
MM HG MILIMETERS OF MERCURY
MRI MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING
MS MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
N/V NAUSEA/VOMITING
NB NEWBORN
NG NASOGASTRIC
NKA NO KNOWN ALLERGIES
NPO NOTHING BY MOUTH
NS NORMAL SALINE
NSAID NONSTERIODAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUG
O2 OXYGEN
OB OBSTETRICS
OC ORAL CONTRACEPTIVE
OOB OUT OF BED
OP OUTPATIENT
OT OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY OR THERAPIST
OTC OVER THE COUNTER
PA posteroanterior physician assistant
pc after meals
PE PHYSICAL EXAMINATION
PID PELVIC INFLAMMATORY DISEASE
PMS PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME
PO BY MOUTH
PRN AS NEEDED
PT PHYSICAL THERAPY OR THERAPIST
PT PATIENT
RA RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
RBC RED BLOOD COUNT
RLE RIGHT LOWER EXTREMITY (LEG)
RLL RIGHT LOWER LOBE
RLQ LIGHT LOWER QUADRANT
R/O RULE OUT
ROM RANGE OF MOTION
RT RESPIRATORY THERAPY
RUE RIGHT UPPER EXTREMITY (RIGHT ARM
RUQ RIGHT UPPER QUADRANT
RX PRESCRIPTION
S WITHOUT
SOB SHORTNESS OF BREATH
STAT IMMEDIATELY
STI SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE
SX SYMPTOMS
SOB SHORTNESS OF BREATH
STAT IMMEDIATELY
STI SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE
T&A TONSILLECTOMY AND ADENOIDECTOMY
TB TUBERCULOSIS
TIA TRANSIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACK
TX TREATMENT
UA URINALYSIS
URI UPPER RESPIRATORY INFECTION
UTI URINARY TRACT INFECTION
VS VITAL SIGNS
WBC WHITE BLOOD COUNT
WNL WITHIN NORMAL LIMITS
YO YEARS OLD
ADEN GLAN
PANCREAT PANCREAS
THYR THYROID GLAND
HEM,HEMAT BLOOD
THROM CLOT
ARTH JOINT
BRACHI ARM
CERVI NECK
CHONDR CARTILAGE
COST RIB
CRANI SKULL
DACTYL FINGER,TOE
FIBR CONNECTIVE TISSUE
MY MUSCLE
OSTE BONE
POD FOOT
SACR SACRUM
SPONDYL VERTEBRA
TEN,TENDIN TENDON
VERTEBR VERTEBRA
ABDOMIN ABDOMEN
AN ANUS
APPENDIC APPENDIX
BIL,CHOL BILE,GALL
COL COLON
DENT TEETH
ENTER INTESTINES
ESOPHAG ESOPHAGUS
GASTR STOMACH
GINGIV GUMS
GLOSS TONGUE
HEPAT LIVER
ICTER JAUNDICE
ILE ILEUM
LINGU TOUNGUE
PANCREAT PANCREAS
PHAG EATING,SWALLOWING
PROCT RECTUM
SPLEN SPLEEN
STOMAT MOUTH
ANDR MEN
COLP VAGINA
CYST BLADDER
GRAVID PREGNANT
GYNEC WOMAN
HYSTER UTERUS
MAMM,MAST BREAST
METR UTERUS
NEPHR KIDNEY
OV OVUM
OOPHOR OVARY
ORCHID TESTICLES
PROSTAT PROSTATE GLAND
PYEL PELVIS OF THE KIDNEY
REN RENAL (KIDNEY)
SALPING FALLOPIAN TUBE
URETER URETERS
UR URINARY
vesic bladder
oopphor ovary
prostat prostate gland
pyel pelvis of kidney
bronch bronchial
laryng larynx
nas nose
pleur pleura
pneum lungs,air
pulmon lung
rhin nose
steth chest
throac thorax
trache trachea airway windpipe
derm, dermay skin
hidr sweat
trich hair
onych nail
xer dry
angi blood vessel
arteri artery
cardi heart
vas vessel
ven vein
mening membranes
mel spinal cord,bone marrow
neur nerve
ocul eye
ot ear
adip fat
bio life
carcin cancer
cry cild
dors back portion of body
gluc sugar
herni hernia
hist tissue
hydra water
lact milk
later side
lip fat
lith stone
med,medi middle
narc numbness,stupor sleep
necr death
onc tumor
path disease
ped child,foot
psych mind
pyo pus
pyr fever,heat
septic infectoin
therm heat
a,an without
ab away from
ad toward
ambi both
ante before
anti against
auto self
bi two twice double
brady slow
circum around
contra against
de down
dys painful,abnormal
endo within inside
epi above on
eu normal good
ex,extra,exo outside of
hemi half
hyper above,excessive,increasesd
hypo below,decreased insufficient
infra beneath
inter between , among
intra within , during
levo to he left
macro large
mal bad
mega exeptionally large
meso middle
meta over,beyond
micro small
mono one
multi many
neo new
nulli none
peri around
poly many
post after,behind
pre,pro before in front of
presby older age
primi first
pseudo false
quadri four
retro behind in back of
sten narrowed
sub under
super above excess
sym together with
tachy fast
trans across
tri three
ultra beyond,excess
uni one
centesis surgical puncture
cise cut remove
clasis bread down
desis stabilization
ectomy removal , excision
gram record
graph instrument for recording
graphy process of recording
iion process
lepsy seizure,convulsion
lysis destruction , seperation
meter device of measuring
metry process of meausring
pexy fixation to put in place
plasty surgical repair reformation
scopy visual examination
spasm involuntary twitch contraction
stasis stopping or controlling
stomy a new opening
tomy incision
tripsy crushing
age related to
cidal pertaining to kill
form shape
fuge driving away
iatry healing by a provider
ical pertaining to
ion process
logy study of one who stdies
ole little small
opia vision
phylaxis protection prevention
pnea breathing
therapy treatment
uri urine
algia pain
asthenia weakness
cele swelling herniation
dynia pain
ectasis dilation expansion
emesis vomiting
emia blood condition
ggen producing
ia,ism condition
iasis presence of formation of
itis inflammation
malacia weakening of , softening of
mania obsessive preoccupation
megaly enlargement
oid seeming like
ole small
oma tumor
osis condition , usually abnormal
pathy disorder, disease
penia deficiency, dacrease
phagia eating swallowing
phasia speech
phobia fear
plasia formation of
plegia paralysis
ptosis drooping
RRHAGE BURSTING FORTH
RRHEA FLOW,DISCHARGE
RRHEXIS RUPTURE
SCLEROSIS HARDENING CONDITION
TROPHY DEVELOPMENT
AB AWAY FROM
AD TOWARD
CIRCUM AROUND
CONTRA AGAINST IN OPPOSITION TO
DE AWAY FROM ,DOWN
ECTO,EXO OUTISDE
ENDO WITHIN
EPI OVER,UPON
EXTRA OUTISDE
INFRA BELOW UNDER
INTRA INSIDE
IPSI SAME,EQUAL
MESO MIDDLE
META AFTER,BEYOND,OVER
PARA NEAR,BESIDE
PERI SURROUNDING , AROUND
RETRO BACKWARD,BEHIND
SUB UNDER,ENAR
TRANS ACROSS,THROUGH
ANTERIOR FRONT
BILATERAL PERTAINING TO BOTH SIDES
CAUDAL TAIL
CEPHALIC HEAD
DEXTRO RIGHT
DISTAL FARTHER AWAY FROM
DORSAL RECUMBENT LYING ON THE BACK WITH KNEES UP AND FEET FLAT ON THE TABLE
EVERSION TURNING OUTWARD OR INSIDE OUT
EXTENSION BRINGING A LIMB TO A STRAIGHT POSITION
EXTERNAL OUTSIDE
FLEXION BENDING A LIMB OR BODY PART AT THE JOINT
FOWLERS RAISING THE HEAD OF THE BED UP TO 90 DEGRESS
INFERIOR BELOW OR DIRECTED DOWNWARD
INTERNAL INSIDE
KNEE CHEST KNEE ELBOW DRAWING THE KNEES UP TO THE CHEST
LATERAL SIDE AWAY FROM THE MIDDLE
LITHOMY ON THE BACK FLEXING THE LEGS AN ABDUCTED THIGHS
MEDIAL MIDLINE
OBLIQUE SLANTING,ON AN INCLINE
PERIPHERAL OUTSIDE THE CENTRAL AREA
POSTERIOR BACK
PRONE LYING ON THE ABDOMEN
PROXIMAL TOWARD THE CENTER OR POINT OF ATTACHMENT
QUADRANT DIVIDING AN AREA HORIZONTALLY AND VERTICALLY INTO FOUR PARTS
RECUMBENT LYING DOWN
ROTATION TURNING AROUND AN AXIS
SIMS LATERAL WITH ONE KNEE AND THIGH UP
SINISTRO LEFT
SUPERIOR ABOVE OR DIRECTED UPWARD
SUPINE LYING ON THE BACK
TRENDELENBURG LYING WITH THE HEAD LOWER THAN THE LEGS.
Created by: smiranda0217