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Nutrition terminology

Ab Abortion
tapar/o Abdomin
-lasis, -osis Abnormal condition of
-epi Above
AIDS Aquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
albin/o albinism, c/o white
albumin/o albumin, protein
-algia pain
amin/o amnion, amnionic sac
an- without, not
andro male, relating to male
anthrac/o black, coal dust
-ar pertaining too p2
-arche begining
peri- around
phil attraction too
dys- bad, painfull, difficult
balan/o glans penis
andre begining
juxta,para- beside,next too
inter- between
anthrac/o,melan/o black
cyst/o, vesic/o bladder
hem/o,hemat/o blood
cyan/o blue
BNO Bladder Neck Obstruction
-lysis breakdown of
mastr/o, mamm/o breast
-rrhagia bursting forth
C Culture and sensitivity
ciliac/o calyx
-cele hernia, swelling
cyt/o cell
-centesis surgical puncture
cervic/o cervix,neck,uteri
tocia childbirth, labour
chlor/o green
-clasis to break, surgical fracture
ia,c/o,ism condition of
tripsy crushing of
crypt/o hidden
CS Cesarean Section
CWP Cild Birth Without Pain
cyan/o blue
-cyesis pregnancy
cyst/o bladder
cyt/o cell
D Dillation and curettage
hypo, penia deficiancy of
-desis binding, fixation
-lysis destruction of
ectasis dilation of
rrhea discharge of
pathy disease
DUB Dysfunctional Urinary Bleeding
DX diagnosis
phag/o,-phage eating
-ectasis dialation, expansion
-ectomy surgical removal
ED eractile Dysfunction
ov/o, ov/i egg
octa,octo eight
endo- in, within
magaly enlargement, enlargement of
eosin/o dawn(rose coloured)
epi- above, upon, on
episi/o vulva
excessive hyper
salping/o -salpinx fallopian tube
phobia fear, fear of
FECG,FECG Fetal Electrocardiography/Electrocardiogram
gynec/o, gyn/o female
primi first
spadias, -shisis fissure of
quanti, penta- five
-pexy, -desis fixation of
quadra, quadra four
FTND Full Term Normal Dilivery
FTT Faliure To Thrive
myc/o fungus
galact/o milk
-genisis forming/ producing orgin
balan/o glans penis
glomerul/o glomerulus
gram record, writing, x-ray
-gravida pregnant woman
chlor/o green
GU genitourinary
GYN Gynecology
gynec/o female
hemat/o blood
crypt/o hidden
HRT Hormone Replacement Therapy
HSV Herpes Simplex Uirus
hyper excessive
hypo under,below,deficiant
hyster/o -uterus,whomb
-iasis AB C/O Abnormal condition of
idi/o unknown
tomy incision of
itis inflamation of
scope instrument to view
inter- between
-ism condition of
-itis imflamation of
IVP intravenous pyelogram
juxta beside
K potasium
Ren/o kidney
labi/o lip, labia
tocia labour
lacti- milk
lapar/o abdomin
LWB low birth weight
Leuk/o white
lipi/o lip
lith/o stone
LMP Last Menstural Period
-lysis distruction of, separation
mal bad, poor
andr/o male
multi, poly many, most
mast/o breast
-meter measureing of
-megaly enlargement
melan/o black
metr/o measure, uterus
-metry act of measureing
lact/o milk
multi- many, much, most
my/o muscle
myc/o fungus
Na Sodium
nephr/o kidney
noct/o night
-nona nine
-trophy nutrition of
OB obstenics
olig/o -scanty
-ologist specialist,
-ology study of
-oma tumor
mono, uni- one
-oophoro ovary
-orchido testis
-osis ab c/o
-otomy incision
ov/i, ov/o egg
-algia pain
PAP Papincolaou smear test
-para to bear offspring
para- near, beside, beyond
plegia paralysis
-pathy disease
-penia decrease deficiancy
peri- around
perine/o perineum
-ologist person who specialized in the study of
-ar,-al,-ic,-ary,-ous pertaining to P2
-phagia swallowing, eating
phil- attraction to
PMS Premenstural Syndrome
poli- gray matter
cyesis pregnancy
scopy- process of viewing
ptosis prolapse
PSA Prostate Specific Antigen
ptosis sagging, drooping, displacement
ptysis spitting
centesis puncture
py/o pus
pyel/o renal pelvis
gram record of
ectomy rem,excisionoval
ren/o kidney
oid resembling
rrhagia bursting forth, hemmorage, rapid flow
rrhaphy suture
rrhea discharge flow
rhexis rupture
salping/o fallopian tube
olig/o scanty
-schisis splitting, cleft, fissure
-scope insturment to view
vesicul/o seminal vesicles
septi/o seven
SIDS Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
hexa six
smasm/o spasim
ptysis spitting
STD Sexually Transmitted Disease
lith/o stones
-ology study of
cele swelling
deca ten
orch/o, orchi/o, orchid/o testes
tri three
para to bear
-tocia child birth, labour
tripsy- to crush
-trophy development
-oma tumor
TVH Total Vaginal Hysterectomy
spasm twitching
di-, bi- two
idi/o unknown
ur/o urine
URI Upper Respiaratory Infection
-uria urine
-uria, or/o urine
uter/o uterus
UTI Urinary Tract Infection
vagin/o vagina
vas/o vas deferens
vas/o vein, vessel
VCUG Voiding Cystourethrography
VD Venerd Disease
-version turning
vesic/o bladder
vesicul/o seminal vessicle
vulv/o vulva
leuk/o, albin/o white
-a, an without, absence
end, endo, intra, en within
xanth/o yellow
Created by: MeGaN1988