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SSCT Medical Term.

SSCT Medical Terminology Web3 Chapters 1 & 2 & Abbreviations

QuestionAnswer
a.c. before meals
ADL activities of daily living
b.i.d. twice daily
C /w a comma under it with
CCU Coronary Care Unit
DOA Dead on Arrival
DOB Date of Birth
DRG diagnosis-related group
Dx diagnosis
ECF Extended Care Facility
ER Emergency Room
FH family history
h/o history of
HPI History of present illness
h.s. at bedtime
hx history
o.d. one a day
OR operating room
p.o. by mouth
P.H. past history
p/o; postop postoperative
preop preoperative
p.r.n. as required
PTA Prior to admission
q each, every
qam every morning
qd everyday
qhs each bedtime
qid four times daily
qod every other day
r/o rule out
Rx Prescription, Treatment, Therapy
s w/a line over it without
stat immediately
tid three times daily
TPR Temperature, Pulse, Respiration
Tx Traction Treatment
vs vital signs
y/o year old
a- no, not without
abdomin/o abdomen
-ac pertaining to
aden/o gland
adip/o fat
-al pertaining to
-algia pain
an- no, not, without
ana- up
anter/o front
athr/o joint
aut- self, own
auto- self, own
bi/o life
bol/o to cast
carcin/o cancerous, cancer
cardi/o heart
cata- down
cephal/o head
cerbr/o cerebrum (largest part of the brain)
cervic/o neck (of the body or the uterus)
chondr/o cartilage (type of tissue)
chrom/o color
cis/o to cut
coccyg/o coccyx (tailbone)
crani/o skull
crin/o to secrete (to form and give off)
cyst/o urinary bladder; a sac or cyst (sac containing fluid)
cyt/o cell
-cyte cell
derm/o skin
dermat/o skin
dia- through, complete
dist/o far, distant
dors/o back (of body)
a- no, not without
abdomin/o abdomen
-ac pertaining to
aden/o gland
adip/o fat
-al pertaining to
-algia pain
an- no, not, without
ana- up
anter/o front
athr/o joint
aut- self, own
auto- self, own
bi/o life
bol/o to cast
carcin/o cancerous, cancer
cardi/o heart
cata- down
cephal/o head
cerbr/o cerebrum (largest part of the brain)
cervic/o neck (of the body or the uterus)
chondr/o cartilage (type of tissue)
chrom/o color
cis/o to cut
coccyg/o coccyx (tailbone)
crani/o skull
crin/o to secrete (to form and give off)
cyst/o urinary bladder; a sac or cyst (sac containing fluid)
cyt/o cell
-cyte cell
derm/o skin
dermat/o skin
dia- through, complete
dist/o far, distant
dors/o back portion of the body
-eal pertaining to
-ectomy excision, removal
electr/o electricy
-emia blood condition
encephal/o brain
end- within
endo- within
enter/o intestines (usually the small intestine)
epi- above, upon
epi- above
erythr/o red
ex- out
exo- outside of, outward
gastr/o stomach
-genic pertaining to producing, produced by, or produced in
-globin protein
gnos/o knowledge
-gram record
gynec/o woman, female
hem/o blood
hemat/o blood
hepat/o liver
hist/o tissue
hyper/o excessive, above, more than normal
hypo- deficient, below, under, less than normal
hypo- below
-iac pertaining to
iatr/o treatment, physician
-ic pertaining to
-ical pertaining to
ili/o ilium (part of pelvic bones)
in- into, in
inguin/o groin
inter- between
-ion process
-ior pertaining to
-ism process, condition
-ist specialist
-itis inflammation
kary/o nucleas
later/o side
leuk/o white
-logy process of study
lumb/o lower back side and back between the rids and the pelvis
medi/o middle
meta- change
nephr/o kidney
neur/o nerve
nucle/o nucleas
-oma tumor, mass, swelling
onco tumor
ophthalm/o eye
-opsy process of viewing
-ose pertaining to, full of
-osis condition, usually abnormal (slight increase in numbers when used with blood cells)
oste/o bone
path/o disease
-pathy disease condition
ped/o child
pelv/i pelvis
peri- surrounding, around
-plasm formation
poster/o back, behind
prefix work beginnings
pro- before, forward
proxim/o nearest
psych/o mind
radi/o x-rays
re- back, backward, again
ren/o kidney
retr/o behind
rhin/o nose
sacr/o sacrum
sarc/o flesh
-scope instrument to visually examine
-scopy process of visually examining with an endoscope
sect/o to cut
-sis state of; condition
-somes bodies
spin/o spine, backbone
sub- below
thel/o nipple
thorac/o chest
thromb/o clot, clotting
-tomy process of cutting, incision
trache/o trachea, windpipe
trans- across, through
-type picture, classification
umbilic/o navel, umbilicus
ur/o urinary tract, urine
ventr/o belly side of the body
vertebr/o vertebra(e), backbone(s)
viscer/o internal organs
-y process, condition
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