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dys- bad, painful, difficult
lacti- milk
primi- first
ante- before, in front of
endo- within
multi- many, most
post- after, behind
juxta- beside, next to
peri- around
epi- above, on top
hyper- excessive
hypo- below, deficient in
poly- many, much
dia- through, across
retro- behind
a-, an- without, not
-arche beginning
-para near, beside, beyond
-tocia childbirth, labor
-cyesis pregnancy
-salpinx tube
-gravida pregnant woman
-version turning
-genesis forming, producing, origin
-iasis abnormal condition
-uria urinary condition
-al, -ar pertaining to
-itis inflammation of
-cide killing
-ism condition of
-algia pain
-itis inflammation of
-ectomy excission
-cele herniation, swelling
-spadias slit, fissure
amni/o amnion (amniotic sac)
cervic/o cervix uteri, neck
colp/o vagina
episi/o vulva
vulv/o vulva
vagin/o vagina
galact/o milk production
hyster/o uterus, womb
metr/o uterus, womb
lact/o milk
labi/o lip, labia
uter/o uterus, womb
mamm/o breast
nat/o birth
perine/o perineum
mast/o breast
gynec/o woman, female
lapar/o abdomen
oophor/o ovary
men/o menses, mestruation
ov/o, ov/i egg
ovari/o ovary
salping/o fallopian tubes, oviducts, uterine tubes
metri/o uterus (womb)
albumin/o albumin (protein)
cyst/o bladder
vesic/o bladder
glomerul/o glomerulus
noct/o night
py/o pus
prostat/o prostate, prostate gland
urethr/o urethra
bacteri/o bacteria
cali/o calyx
calic/o calyx
nephr/o kidney
ren/o kidney
olig/o scanty
pyel/o renal pelvis
ureter/o ureter
ur/o urin, urinary
urin/o urin, urinary
lith/o stone, calculus
meat/o opening, meatus
kal/i potassium (an electrolyte)
peritone/o peritoneum
azot/o nitrogenous compounds
keton/o ketone bodies (acids and acetones) (nitrogenous wastes)
andr/o male
crypt/o hidden
orch/i testes
orchid/o testes
orchid/o testes
spermat/o sperm
vesicul/o seminal vesicle
balan/o glans penis
epididym/o epididymis
prostate/o prostate, prostate gland
vas/o vas deferens, duct, vessel
test/o testes
varic/o dilated vein
sperm/o sperm
gonad/o gonads, sex glands
AGN acute glomerulonephritis
ARF acute renal failure
ATN acute tubular necrosis
A/G albumin-globulin ratio
BNO bladder neck obstruction
BPH benign prostatic hyperplasty
BUN blood urea nitrogen
C and S culture and sensitivity
Cath catheterization
CT computed tomography
Cysto cystostomy
DRE digital rectal examination
EBT external beam therapy
ED erectile dysfunction
EMG electromyograph
ESRD end-stage renal disease
ESWL extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy
EU excretory urography
HD hemodialysis
IVP intravenous pyelography
IVU intravenous urography
K potassium (an electrolyte)
KUB kidneys, ureter, bladder
Na sodium (an electrolyte)
PCNL percutaneous nephrolithotomy
Ph degree of acidy or alkalinity
PKD polycystic kidney disease
PSA prostate specific antigen
RP retrograde pyelogram
sp. gr. specific gravity
TSE testicular self examination
TURP transurethral resection of the prostatectomy
UA urinalysis
UTI urinary tract infection
VCUG voiding cystourethrography prostate
VUR vesicoureteral reflux
AB abortion
AI artificial insemination
BSE breast self-examination
CPD cephalopelvic disproportion
D and C dilation and curettage
DC discharge
DUB dysfunctional uterine bleeding
Dx diagnosis
EDC estimated date of confinement
ERT estrogen replacement therapy
FH family history
FSH follicle-stimulating hormone
G gravida
GYN gynecology
HSG hysterosalpingography
HSV herpes simplex virus
IUD intrauterine device
LH luteinizing hormone
LMP last menstrual period
LSO left salpingo-oophorectomy
MH marital history
OCP's oral contraceptive pills
Pap Papanicolaou's smear
PID pelvic inflammatory disease
PMP previous menstrual period
PMS premenstrual syndrome
R/O rule out
STI sexually transmitted infection
STD sexually transmitted disease
TAH total abdominal hysterectomy
TSS toxic shock syndrome
TVH total vaginal hysterectomy
VD venereal disease
CS cesarean section
CVS chronic villus sampling
CWP childbirth without pain
DOB date of birth
FHR fetal heart rate
FHT fetal heart tone
FTND full-term normal delivery
HCG human chorionic gonadotropin
IVF-ET in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer
LBW low birth weight
NB newborn
OB obstetrics
Para 1, 2, 3 unipara, bipara, tripara
UC uterine contractions
XX female sex chromosomes
XY male sex chromosomes
GC gonococcus
RSO right salpingo-oophorectomy
TRAM transverse rectus abdominis muscle
CPD cephalopelvic disproportion
IUGR intrauterine growth rate
FECG fetal electrocardiogram
Created by: jasmineruth