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Medical Terminology

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# number
a without
aa of each
Ab abortion
abd abdomen
abdominal between thorax and pelvis
ABG arterial blood gas
ac before meals
act motion
ad lib as desired
adeno gland
admin administration
aero air
af towards
al pertaining to
albo white
alveol tiny cavity
alveolo air sac
AM morning
ambulare walk
amt amount
an without
anatomy structure
andro male
ante before
antebrachial forearm
antecubital front of elbow
anti against
AP apical pulse
APAP acetaminophen
appendicul little attachment
approx approximate
appt appointment
aq water
ar pertaining to
arche beginning
arthro joint
artic joint
ASA aspirin
ASAP as soon as possible
ase enzyme
athero yellowish, fatty plaque
ation process or condition
atrio atrium
audio hearing
axillary armpit
BA backache
baro weight
BC birth control
BG blood glucose
bid twice a day
bilirubino bilirubin
bio life
blast immature cell
BM bowel movement
BP blood pressure
BPH benign prostatic hyperplasia
BPM beats per minute
brachial upper arm
brady slow
bronchi bronchi
BSE breast self examination
buccal cheek
buttock gluteal region
Bx biopsy
c with
carpal wrist
celiac abdomen
cephalic head
cervical neck
costal ribs
cranial skull
crural lower leg
cubital elbow
cutaneous skin
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