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PMI 101

per through
extra outside
erythr red
cyan blue
pre before
a, an away, from
dys painful
endo within, in
mal bad, poor
aniso unequal
brady slow
epi on, over
iso equal, same
tachy rapid
leuko white
megaly enlargement
algia pain
rrhage bursting forth
penia deficiency
oma tumor
lysis break down, set free
itis inflammation
emia blood condition
ology study of
dema swelling
cyte cell
pleb vein
CBC complete blood count
Dx diagnosis
HGB hemoglobin
STAT Immediately
RBC red blood cell
BUN Blood urea nitrogen
O&P Ova and Parasites
BMP basic metabolic panel/profile
CMP comprehensive metabolic profile/panel
ESR Sed rate
PT Prothrombin tine
HCT hematocrit
WBC white blood cell
ER Emergency Room
C&S Culture and Sensitivity
Cells smallest living units of the human body
Leukocytes another name for WBC's
Erythrocytes another name for RBC's
Thrombocytes another name for platelets
Bruise a fancy word for Hematoma
Arteries carry blood away from the heart
Veins carry deoxygenated blood to the heart
Capillaries where arterioles and venues are connected
Hemoglobin the component of the red blood cells responsible for carrying O2
Antecubital fossa the most suitable area to venipuncture draws
Cephalic vein second choice for venipuncture
Median vein first choice for venipuncture
Basilic vein last choice for venipuncture
Myocardial infarction fancy word for heart attack
Atrium upper chambers of the heart
Ventricles lower chambers of the heart
Cell membrane outer layer of a cell
Tunica adventitia layer of an artery
Tunica media layer of an artery
Tunica intima layer of an artery
nucleus large, dark-staining organelle near the center of the cell and composed of DNA and protein
cytoplasm substance within a cell composed of fluid and various organelles
organelles specialized structures within the cytoplasm
Erythrocytes part of blood
Leukocytes part of blood
Thrombocytes part of blood
Plasma part of blood
Plasma top section of centrifuged blood
Buffy coat middle section of centrifuged blood
Erythrocytes bottom section of centrifuged blood
Prone face down
Supine face up
Systolic What is the top number of BP called?
Systole What is it called when your heart is in contracting phase?
Diastolic What is the bottom number of BP called?
Diastole What is it called when your heart is in relaxing phase?
Hemoglobin a component of CBC
Hematocrit a component of CBC
Erythrocytes a component of CBC
Leukocytes a component of CBC
Thrombocytes a component of CBC
Basilic vein runs along the pinky side
Cephalic vein rubs along the thumb side
Created by: cdilello



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