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Medical Terminology -- CCMA/ CMA

gm or g Gram
gr Grain
gt drop
gtt drops
Kg Kilogram
liq Liquid
M or m Mix
mcg Microgram
mg or mgm Milligram
ml Milliter
O2 Oxygen
o.d Once a day
o.h Every hour
Oz Ounce
q.a.m Every morning
q.h every hour
q.h.s Every night
q.i.d 4 times a day
q.n Every night
q.p.m Every night
q.p.m Every night
q.2.h Every 2 hours
q.3.h Every 3 hours
q.4.h Every 4 hours
Sol. Solution
Syr. Syrup
t.i.d Three times a day
top topically
X or x Times (x10d/time
i, ii, iii, etc 1, 2, 3, etc.
5'', 10'', 15'' 5, 10, 15
3 or dr Dram (Drachm)
3 or Oz Ounce
b.i.d 2 times a day
< Less than
> Greater than
O Absent/none
+ Positive
- Negative
ER Emergency room
Fx, fx Fracture
h Hour
IV Intravenous (through a vein)
OTC Over The Counter
PO, po, p.o By mouth
PRN, prn As Needed
S Without
Stat Immediately
tbsp. Tablespoon
TID, t.i.d Three times a day
Tx Treatment
SOB Shortness of breath
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