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a-, an- without, not
ACTH adrenocorticotropic hormone
ADH antidiuretic hormone
ad- toward
AIDS auto immunodeficiency syndrom
ambul/o walking
amnion amni/o
andr/o male
ante- before, in front of
anti- against
anus an/o
ASAP as soon as possible
-asthenia weakness, debility
BaE barium enema
bi- two
black melan/o
blood hemat/o
blue cyan/o
BM bowel movement
bone oste/o
brady- slow
brain encephal/o
CAD coronary artery disease
cardi/o heart
catilage chondr/o
CBC complete blood count
-cele herniation, swelling
cells -cyte
CHF congenital heart failure
chlor/o green
choledoch/o bile duct
chondr/o catilage
-clasis surgical fracture
condition of -osis
contra- against
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
core/o pupil
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
cranium crani/o
crin/o secrete
cry/o cold
CSF cerebrospinal fluid
CT computed tomography
CVA cardiovascular accident
D dilation and curettage
dacry/o tear, lacrimal apparatus
death necr/o
decrease -hypo
dent/o teeth
destruction of -lysis
di- double
dia- through, across
dilation -ectasis
discharge from -rrhea
dys- bad, difficult, painful
ear ot/o
ear drum tympan/o
eating, swallowing -phagia
ECG electrocardiogram
ecto- outside, outward
-ectasis dilation, swelling
-ectomy excision
-edema swelling
EEG electroencephalogram
-emesis vomiting
-emia blood condition
enlargement -megaly
eosin/o rose colored
epi- above, upon
ER emergency room
-esthesia feeling, sensation
eu- good, normal
excessive hyper-
excision -ectomy
exo- outward
eye ophthalmo/o
false pseudo-
first primi-
forming, producing -poiesis
FSH follicle stimulating hormone
Fx fracture
gastr/o stomach
GI gastrointestinal
glands aden/o
gluc/o sugar, sweetness
glyc/o sugar, sweetness
GP general practitioner
-gram record
-graph instrument to record
-graphy process of recording
gray or gray matter poli-
Hbg hemoglobin
hearing audi/o
hernia -cele
hist/o tissue
Hx history
hyper- excessive
hypo- decrease, deficient
-iasis abnormal condition
ichthy/o dry, scaly
ICU intensive care unit
IDDM insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
ilium ili/o
-ism abnormal condition
incision -tomy
inflammation of -itis
infra- below, under
irid/o iris
-itis inflammation
joint arthr/o
kal/o potassium
kary/o nucleus
kidney nephr/o
kinese/o movement
KUB kidneys, ureters, bladder
later/o side, to one side
-lith stone
lith/o stone
-lysis destruction
-malacia softening
measuring -metry
men/o menstruation
mening/o meninges
mes/o middle
meta- change, beyond
-meter instrument to measure
-metry measuring
mmHg millimeters of mercury
morph/o shape
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
MS multiple sclerosis
muscle my/o
my/o muscle
myel/o bone marrow, spinal cord
narc/o stupor, numbness, sleep
narrowing -stenosis
necr/o death
NIDDM non insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
NPO nothing by mouth
NSAIDS non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs
nyct/o night
OB-GYN obstetrics, gynecology
OD right eye, overdose
-oid resembling
-ologist specialist in the study of
-ology study of
-oma tumor
onych/o nail
oophor/o ovary
-osis abnormal condition of
oste/o bone
pain -algia
PERRLA pupils equal, round, responsive to light and accommodation
PAP papanicolaou's smear
para- near, beside
paralysis -plegia
parathyroid parathyroid/o
-pathy disease
-penia deficiency
-pepsia digestion
per- through
peri- around
phag/o eating, swallowing
-phasia speech
-phonia voice
-physis growth
pil/o hair
-plasty surgical repair
-plegia paralysis
pod/o foot
poli- gray or gray matter
poly- many, much
pre- before
pregnancy -cyesis
pro- before, in front of
prostat/o prostate
pt. patient
-ptosis drooping
-ptysis spitting
pulmon/o lungs
puncture -centesis
pyel/o renal pelvis
R/O rule out
MI myocardial infarction
RA rheumatoid arthritis, right atrium
RBC red blood cell
rectum rect/o
red erythr/o
repair of -plasty
retro- behind
ROM range of motion
rose eosin/o
-rrhagia bursting forth
-rrhaphy suture
-rrhea discharge, flow
-rrhexis rupture
RUQ right upper quadrant
salping/o tube
-sarcoma malignant tumor of connective tissue
scaly ichthy/o
schist/o splitting, fissure
scoli/o crooked, bent
-scope instrument to view
-scopy visual examination
seb/o sebum, sebaceous
sensation -esthesia
sial/o saliva, salivary glands
skin derm/o
SOB shortness of breath
somat/o body
speech -phasia
sphygmomanometer instrument to measure pulse
spinal cord myel/o
spine rachi/o
spleen splen/o
-stasis standing still
STAT immediately
STD sexually transmitted diseases
sub- under, below
sugar gluc/o
supra- above, excessive
sweat sudor/o
T tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
-tachy fast, rapid
TB tuberculosis
tear duct dacry/o
thromb/o blood clot
TIA transient ischemic attack
-tome instrument to cut
-tomy incision
ton/o tension
toxic toxic/o
trachea trache/o
trans- across, through
TSH thyroid stimulating hormone
tumor -oma
TURP transurethral resection of the prostate
UA urinalysis
ultra- excess, beyond
uni- one
ur/o urine, urinary tract
URI upper respiratory infection
-uria urine
vaginal pertaining to the vagina
urination the act of urinating
valvul/o valve
vesic/o bladder
VS vital signs
water hydr/o
within endo-
xanth/o yellow
xer/o dry
yellow lute/o
Created by: courtneyclark