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med term chap 21

chaber, The Language of Medicine Chap 21 CF, Suf & Pre.

aer/o air
alges/o sensitivity to pain
bronch/o bronchial tube
chem/o drug
cras/o mixture
cutane/o skin
derm/o skin
enter/o intestines (usually small intestine)
erg/o work
esthes/o feeling, sensation
hist/o tissue
hypn/o sleep
iatr/o treatment
lingu/o tongue
myc/o mold, fungus
narc/o numbness, stupor; sleep
or/o mouth
pharmac/o drug
prurit/o itching
pyret/o fever
thec/o sheath (of brain and spinal cord)
tox/o poison
toxic/o poison
vas/o vessel
ven/o vein
vit/o life
-amine nitrogen compound
-dote to give
-genic produced by or in
-in a substance
-phylaxis protection
-sol solution
ana- up, apart, backward, again, anew
anti- against
contra- against, opposite
par- other than, abnormal
syn- together, with
ad lib freely, as desires (ad libitum)
b.i.d., bid two times a day (bis and die)
c(with line on top) with
gtt drops (guttea)
h.s., hs at bedtime (hora somni)
NPO nothing by mouth (nil pre os)
p(with line on top) after (past)
p.c., pc after meals (post cibum)
PO, p.o., po by mouth (per os)
p.r.n.,prn as needed; as necessary (pro re nata, as the occasion arises)
q every (quaque)
q.h, qh every hour (quaque hora)
q2h every 2 hours
q.i.d,qid four times a day (quater in die)
s (with a line on top) without (sine)
t.i.d, tid three times daily (tre in die)
NSAID Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
Created by: msbzepeda