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Terms for Test #5-P

PHB 110 Wk 5 Term test -- P

pachy- thickening
pan- all, complete
para- beside, around, near, abnormal
paralysis loss of movement
path/o disease
p.c. after meals
PCV packed cell volume
PCP Pneumocystis carnii
ped/o child, foot
-penia decrease in
peri- around
pH hydrogen ion concentration
phag/o eat
-phagia eating, swallowing
-phonia sound, voice
phor/o to bear; to carry
PID pelvic inflammatory disease
PKU phenylketonuria
-plasia formation
-plasm growth, formation
-plasty surgical repair, reconstruction
Pl. ct. platelet count
pleur/o pleura
Plts. platelets
PM evening
PMNs polymorphonuclear cells
pneum/o lungs, air
pod/o foot
Pos positive
post- behind, after
PP or PC post prandial or post cibum
PPLO pleuropneumonia-like organism
pre- before, in front of
PRN as needed
pro- for, before in front of
proct/o rectum and anus
proximal near body trunk
pseud/o false
psych/o soul, mind
PT prothrombin time
PTH parathyroid hormone or parathormone
-ptosis prolapse, sagging
PTT partial thromboplastin time
py/o pus
pyr/o fire, fever
Created by: djbroder



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