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Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy Medical Terminology from S.A.

QuestionAnswer
A away from, negative, not, without
Algia pain, suffering
Append/o apppendix
Arteri/o artery
Arthr/o joint
carcin/o cancerous
cardi/o heart
centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
col/o colon, large intestine
ectomy surgical removal, cutting out, incision
emia blood, blood condition
endo within, in, inside
gastr/o stomach, belly
graphy writing, process of recording
hem/o blood, relating to blood
hepat/o liver
hyster/o uterus, womb
it is inflammation
laryng/o voice box, larnyx
lymph/o lympatic tissue
malacia softening
myel/o spinal cord, bone marrow
my/o muscle
nephr/o kidney
neur/o nerves, pertaining to nerves
ology science or study of
oma tumor, mass
osis abnormal condition
oste/o bone
ostomy to furnish with a mouth, outlet, cutting, incision.
ot/o ear, hearing
otomy cutting, incision
pathy disease, suffering, feeling emotion
peri around, surrounding
plasty surgical repair
psych/o mind
rrhage bursting forth
rrhapgy suture, stitch
rrhea to flow, discharge
sclerosis hardening
scopy to see, visual examination
spasm sudden contraction of muscles
stasis stopping, controlling
tonsill/o inflammation of tonsils, mass of lymphic tissues
ABGs arterial blood gases
ABO blood group system
BUN blood uria nitrogen
CBC complete blood count
CO2 Carbon Dioxide
crit hematocrit
diff differential count of white blood cells
Hb, Hgb hemoglobin
Hct hemotocrit
HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus
K+ Postassium
Mg++ Magnesium
Na+ Sodium
NPO nothing by mouth
O2 oxygen
PT prothrombin time, protime
PTT partial thromboplastin time
Pt patient
RBC red blood cells, red blood count
Sed rate erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR)
STAT immediately
T&C type + cross match (type X)
UA, ua urinalysis
UTI urinary tract infection
WBC white blood cells
AIDS acquired immune deficiency syndrome
ASAP as soon as possible
BBT basal body temperature
BC blood culture
Bio life
BM bowel movement
B/P blood pressure
BS blood sugar
C Carbon
C&S culture & sensitivity
CAT computerized axial tomography
CCU coronary care unit
CDC center for disease control
ABR Absolute bed rest
Aer/o air (aerobic)
ATP adenosine triphosphate
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