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a-, an- without, not
dia- through, across
per- through
ultra- excess, beyond
dys- bad, painful, difficult
endo- in, within
peri- around
epi above
ante- before
hypo- deficient
leuko- white
inter- between
quadra- four
quadri- four
sub- below, under
syn- union
-schisis splitting
-graphy process of recording
-tomy incision
-osis abc/o
-ectasis stretching, dilation
-centesis surgical puncture
-ology study of
-al,-ar, -iac, -ic p2
-plegia paralysis
-ptosis dropping, downward, displacement, sagging
-meter used to measure
-scopy processof examining, visual examination
-plasty surgical repair
-porosis porous
-emesis vomit
-iasis abc/o
-megaly enlargement
-orexia appetite
-pepsia digestion
-phagia eating, swallowing, digesting
-prandial meal
-rrhea discharge
-ectomy surgical removal, surgical excision
-itis inflammation
-scope in to view
-oma tumour
-blast embryonic cell, immature
-clasis break
-desis binding
-malacia softening
-physis growth, development
-stomy forming an opening
-ia c/o
-algia pain
-pexy fixation, suspension
-rrhexis rupture
-pathy disease
-rrhaphy suture
-cele cell
-emia blood condition
ABC aspiration, biopsy, cytology
alk phos alkeline phosphate
ALT alanine aminotransferase
AST aspirate aminotransferase
Ba barium
BaE barium enema
BK below the knee
BM bowel movement
C1, C2 first cervical vertibra, etc.
Ca Calcium, cancer
CDH congential dislocation of the hip
CT Computed tomography
CTS carpal tunnel syndrome
DJD degenerative joint disease
EGD esophagogast roduodenoscopy
EMG electromyography
ERCP endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
Fx fracture
GB gallbladder
GBS gallbladder series
GER gastroesophageal reflux
GERD gastroesophageal reflux disease
GI gastrointestinal
HAV hepatitis A virus
HBV hepatisis B virus
HCV hepatitis C virus
HD hip disarticulation
HDV hepatitis D virus
HEV hepatitis E virus
HNP herniated nucleus pulposus
IBS irritable bowel syndrome
IM, I.M. intramuscular
IS intracostal space
IV, I.V. intravenous
KO knee disarticulation
L1, L2, etc. first lumbar vertebra, etc.
MG myastenia gravis
NG nasogastric
NSAIDS non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
P phosphorus
PCL posterior cruclate ligament
PUD peptic ulcer disease
R/O rule out
RA rheumatoid arthritis
RF rheumatoid factor
ROM range of motion
SD shoulder disarticulation
SGOT former name for AST
SGPT former name for ALT
THA total hip arthroplasty
THR total hip replacement
TKA total knee arthoplasty
TKR total knee replacement
Created by: tapee