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AAA Abdominal aortic aneurysm
ABG Arterial Blood Gases
ACE Angiotensin Converting Enzyme
across trans-
adenoid/o adenoids
adenoids adenoid/o
AF Atrial fibrillation
AFB Acid-fast bacillus
air;lung pneum/o, pneumon/o
alveoli/o alveolus, air sac
alveolus, air sac alveol/o
aneurysm/o widen blood vessel
angi/o vessel
ante- before, infront of
anthrac/o coal, coal dust, black
anti- against
aort/o aorta
aorta aort/o
AP Anteroposterior
ARDS Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
around peri-
arteri/o artery
arteriol/o artery, small artery
arteriole arteriol/o
artery arteri/o
AS Aortic stenosis
ASD Arterial Septal defect
ASHD Ateriosclerotic Heart Disease
AST Angiotensin Sensitivity Test
atel/o incomplete, imperfect
ather/o fatty plaque
atruium atri/o
AV Atrioventricular, Atriovenous
bad, painful, difficult Dys-
BBB Bundle Branch Block
black melan/o
blood clot thromb/o
blood vessle hemangi/o
blue cyan/o
BMI Body Mass Index
BP Blood Pressure
brady- slow
breathe spir/o
breathing respir/o, -pnea
bronch/o bronchus, bronchi
bronchi/o bronchus. bronchi
bronchiol/o bronchiole
bronchiole bronchiol/o
bronchus, bronchi bronchi/o, bronch/o
CA Cardiac Arrest
CABG Coronary artery bypass graft
CAD Coronary artery disease
-capnia carbon dioxide
cardi/o heart
CC Cardiac Catheterzation, Calcium Citrate
CCU Coronary Care Unit
CHD Coronary Heart Disease
chest steth/o, thorac/o, -thorax, pector/o
chol cholesterol
CK Creatine Kinase
CO2 Carbon Dioxide
coal, coal dust anthorac/o
coulor chrom/o
coni/o dust
COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
CPAP Continuous Positive airway pressure
CPR Cardopulmonary Resusitation
-crasis a mixture
CT Computed Tomography
CV Cardiovascular
CXR chest x-ray
cyan/o blue
DES Drug eluting stent
diaphragm;mind phren/o
DOE Dyspnia on exertion
DPI Dry powder inhaler
DPT Diphtheria,Pertussis,Tetanus
DSA Digital Subtraction Angiography
dust coni/o
DVT Deep Vein Thrombosis
dys- bad, painful, difficult
ECG Electrocardiogram
ECHO Echocardiogram, Echoencephalogram
EEG Electroencephalography
EF Ejection fraction
EKG Electrocardiogram
electr/o electricity
electricity electr/o
embolus (plug) embol/o
endo- in,within
epi- on, opon, over, above
epiglott/o epiglottis
epiglottis epiglott/o
ENT Ears, nose, thorat
ETT exercise tolerance test
eu- good, normal
extra- outside
fatty plaque ather/o
five quinti, pent, pent/a
four quadr/o
FVC Forced vital capacity
good,normal eu-
-gram reacord, writing
-graphy process of recording
-graph instrument for recording
green chlor/o
hardeneing,sclera scler/o
Hb hemoglobin
HDL high-density lipoprotein
heart cardi/o
hem/o blood
hemangi/o blood vessel
HF Heart Failure
Hgb hemaglobin
HMD hyaline membrane disease
HTN hypertension
Hx history
hyper- excessive,increased,beyond
hypo- below,deficient,incomplete,decrease
ICD Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
in,within endo-,in-,intra-,en-,end-
incision into tomy
incomplete,imperfect atel/o
inflammtion of itis
instrument for recording -graph
IPPB Intermittent Positve-Pressure breathing
IRDS Infant respiratory distress syndome
isch/o to hold back,block,blockage,deficiency
IV Intraveneous
LA left atrium
laryng/o larynx
larynx (voice box) laryng/o
LD lactate dehydrogenase
LDL low-density lipoprotein
lob/o lobe
lobe lob/o
lung pulmon/o, pulm/o
LV left ventricle
MDI metred-dose inhaler
MI myocardial infarction
MR mitral regurgitation
MRA magnetic resonance angiogram or angiography
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
MS mitral stenosis
MUGA Multiple-gatd acquisition (scan)
muscle my/o, muscul/o, myos/o
MVP mitral valve prolapse
my/o muscle
myc/o fungus
narrowing,stricture -stenosis, sten/o
nas/o nose
nose nas/o,rhin/o
NSR normal sinus rhythm
O2 oxygen
one -mono
orth/o straight
-osmia smell
outside extra-
ox/i,ox/o,ox/y oxygen
oxygen ox/i,ox/o,ox/y
PA posteroanterior, pulmonary artery
PAC premature atrial contraction
paralysis -plegia
PCO2 partial pressure of carbon dioxide
PCP pneumocystic carinii pneumonia
pector/o chest
peri- around
PFT pulmonary functuion test
Ph Symbol for degree of acidity or alkalinity
pharynx (throat) pharyng/o
phleb/o vein
-phonia voice,sound
phren/o diaphragm,mind
plegia paralysis
pleur/o pleura, side of body
pleura pleur/o
PND paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
-pnea breathing
pneum/o air;lung
pneumon/o air;lung
PO2 partial pressure of oxygen
poli- gray,gray matter
poly- many,much
post- after,behind
pre- before, infront of
process of recording graphy
pseudo/o false,fake
PTCA percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
-ptosis prolapse,sagging,dropping
-ptysis spitting
pulmon/o lungs
pulse sphygm/o, -sphyxia/o
py/o pus
PVC premature ventricular contraction
RA right atrium
rapid tachy
RD respiratory distress
RDS respiratory distress syndrome
record,writing -gram
red rube/o,erythr-,erythro-,erythmat/o
rhin/o nose
rose or dawn coloured eosin/o
-rrhagia bursting forth, hemorrage,excessive flow
-rrhaphy suture
-rrhea discharge,flow
-rrhexis rupture
RV right ventricle
SA sinotrial
S-A sinotrial
Sao2 atrial oxygen saturation
scler/o sclera,hardening
sept/o septum,dividing wall
septum sept/o
SIDS Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
sinus,cavity sinus/o, sin/o
sinus/o sinus,cavity
slow brady
smell -osmia
SOB Shortness of breath
sphygm/o pulse
-sphyxia pulse
spir/o breathing, breath
spitting ptysis
sten/o narrowing,stricture
stenosis narrowing,stricture
steth/o chest
straight orth/o
sub- under,below
surgical repair of excision
T&A Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy
tchy- fast,rapid
TB tuberculosis
ten deca
thorac/o chest
-thorax chest
three tri-
thromb/o blood clot,clot
tonsil/o tonsils
tonsils tonsil/o
TPR Temperature,Pulse,Respiration
trache/o trachea
trachea (windpipe) trache/o
trans- across,through
tumor oma-
two bi-,di
URI Upper respiratory Infectin
vascul/o small vessel
VC vital capacity
vein ven/o,phelb/o
ven/o vein
ventricle ventricul/o
ventricul/o ventricle
vessel angi/o,vas/o,vascul/o
voice phon/o,-phonia
VSD venticular septal defect
VT ventricular tachycardia
white leuk/o,albin/o
widened blood vessel aneurysm/o
yellow lute/o,xantho,cirrh/o,jaund/o
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