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White Terminology

White terminology, total exam review

abdomin/o albumin (protein)
amni/o amnion (amniotic sac)
balan/o glans penis
cervic/o neck, neck of uteri
colp/o vagina
corp/o body
corpor/o body
crypt/o hidden
cyst/o bladder
epididym/o epididymis
episi/o vulva
glact/o milk
glomerul/o golmerulus
gyn/o woman, female
hyster/o uterus/womb
kal/i potassium
kern/o kernal,(nucleus)
ket/o ketone bodies
keton/o ketone bodies
lact/o milk
lith/o stone, calculas
mamm/o breast
meat/o opening, meatus
men/o menses, menstruation
metr/o uterus (womb) measure
metri/o uterus (womb)
nephr/o kidney
noct/o night
obstetr/o midwife, childbirth, pregnancy
olig/o scanty
oophor/o ovary
orch/o orchi/o orchid/o testis (plural, testis)
perine/o perineum
peritone/o peritoneum
phim/o muzzle
prostat/o prostate, gland
py/o pus
pyel/o renal pelvis
ren/o kidney
salping/o tube (Fallopian/Eustachian)
schiz/o split
sperm/i sperm/o spermat/o spermatozoa, sperm cells
test/o testis
ur/o urine, urinary tract
urethr/o urethra
urin/o urine
uter/o uterus (womb)
vagin/o vagina
vas/o vessel, vas deferns, duct
vesic/o bladder
vesicul/o seminal vesicle
vulv/o vulva
-al pertaining to
-algia pain
-arche beginning
-ary pertaining to
-cele hernia, swelling
-centesis surgical puncture
-cleisis closure
-ectomy excision, removal
-gen -genesis forming, producing origin
-gram record, writing
-gravida pregnant women
-ia condition
-iasis abnormal condition
-ic pertaining to
-ism condition
-itis inflammation
-logist specialist
-lith stone
-megaly enlargment
-osis abnormal condition
-oid resembling
-oma tumor
-para to bear (offspring)
-pathy disease
-pexy fixation (of an organ)
-plasty surgical repair
-poiesis formation or production
-rrhaphy suture
-rrhea discharge, flow
-rrhexis rupture
-salphix tube (eustachian or fallopian)
-scopy visual examination of
-tocia childbirth, labour
-tomy incision
-tripsy crushing
-uria urine
-version turning
a- an- without, not
ante- before, in front of
contra- against, opposite
dys- bad, painful, difficult
endo- in, withing
hypo- under, below, deficient
multi- many, much
poly- many, much
pre- before, in font of
primi- first
psuedo- false
retro- backwards, behind
AB; Ab; ab abortion, antibody
ARF acute renal failure
BNO bladder neck obstruction
BPH benign prostatic hyperplasia; benign prostatic hypertrophy
BSE breast self-exam
BUN blood urea nitrogen
C&S culture and sensitivity
CRF chronic renal failure
cysto cystoscopy
D&C dilatation (dilation) and curettage
DRE digital rectal exam
DUB dysfunctional uterine bleeding
ED erectile dysfunction
ESRD end-stage renal disease
FHR fetal heart rate
FSH follicle-stimulating hormone
FTND full-term normal delivery
G gravida
GU genitourinary
GYN gynecology
HCG human chorionic gonadotropin
HD hemodialysis
HPV human papillomavirus
HRT hormone replacement therapy
HSG hysterosalpingography
HSV herpes simplex virus
IUD intrauterine device
IVP intravenous pyelogram(graphy)
K potassium
KUB kidney, ureter, bladder
LBW low birth weight
LMP last menstrual period
MSU midstream urine
Na sodium
OB obstetrics
OCP's oral contraceptive pills
Pap Papanicolaou test
para 1, 2, 3... unipara, bipara, tripara ...
PID pelvic inflammatory disease
PMS premenstrual syndrome
PSA prostate-specific antigen
STI sexually transmitted infection
STD sexually transmitted disease
TSE testicular self exam
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