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Principles of Health Science

c with
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
bid twice a day
qd every day
q every
cc cubic centimeter
NPO nothing by mouth
Dx diaginosis
Hx History
c/o complains of
adduction movement towards the midline
abduction movement away from the midline
flexion decreasing the angle between two bones
extension increasing the angle between two bones
dorsiflexion bending the foot upward toward the angle
plantar flexion pointing the toes downward toward the foot
ambulation walking
contracture Tightening and shortening of a muscle, resulting in permanent flexion
muscle atrophy muscles shrinking and becoming weak due to lack of movement.
fasci/o fascia, fibrous band
ur/o (abbrev: ur) urine
kinesi/o movement
thorac/o chest
–plegia paralysis
tri- three
Created by: mbatton
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