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Vocab # 5 & M-O abbrevations

QuestionAnswer
what is the definition of Pruritis? intense itching
what is the definition of Disphoresis? excessive sweating
what is the definition of Syncope? fainting
what is the definition of vitiligo? skin condition with areas of no pigment
what is the definition of hemoptysis? coughing up blood
what is the definition of ischemia? low blood supply to an area
what is the definition of pallor? paleness
what is the definition of cervical? neck area
what is the definition of lumbar? lower back
what is the definition of navel / umbilical? belly button
MD medical doctor
mg milligram
MI myocardial infarction (heart attack)
Ml milliliter
MOM Milk of Magnesia
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
MS Multiple sclerosis
Na sodium
NaCl sodium chloride
Neg negative
NG nasogastric
NP nurse practitioner
NPO nothing by mouth
N/V nausea & vomiting
NKDA no known drug allergies
O2 oxygen
OR operating room
OT occupational therapy
oz ounce
OTC over the counter
Created by: Destuhnee