Surgical Tech Certification

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Surgical Tech Certification
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  1. a-
    without
  2. ab-
    away from
  3. ad-
    toward
  4. ante-
    before
  5. anti-
    against
  6. bi-
    double
  7. brady-
    slow
  8. circum-
    around
  9. contra-
    against
  10. cryo-
    cold
  11. dis-
    apart
  12. ecto-
    outside
  13. endo-
    inside
  14. epi-
    above
  15. eu-
    good
  16. exo-
    away from
  17. hemi-
    half
  18. heter-
    different
  19. hyper-
    excessive
  20. hypo-
    below
  21. inter-
    between
  22. intra-
    within
  23. iso-
    equal
  24. macro-
    large
  25. mal-
    bad
  26. micro-
    small
  27. neo-
    new
  28. oligo-
    small
  29. pan-
    all
  30. peri-
    around
  31. post-
    after
  32. pre-
    before
  33. pseudo-
    false
  34. py-
    pus
  35. retro-
    backward
  36. sclero-
    hard
  37. semi-
    half
  38. sub-
    under
  39. super-
    above
  40. syn-
    with
  41. tachy-
    rapid
  42. trans-
    across
  43. tri-
    three
  44. ultra-
    beyond
  45. -algia
    pain
  46. -cele
    swelling
  47. -cide
    destroy
  48. -centesis
    aspirate
  49. -desis
    fuse
  50. -ectomy
    removal of
  51. -emia
    blood condition
  52. -gram
    drawn
  53. -graphy
    recording
  54. -itis
    inflammation
  55. -lithiasis
    pertaining to stones
  56. -lito
    stone
  57. -lysis
    break up
  58. -ology
    study of
  59. -oma
    tumor
  60. -orrhaphy
    repair of
  61. -oscopy
    viewing
  62. -otomy
    incision into
  63. -pathy
    disease
  64. -pexy
    fixation of
  65. -plasty
    formation of
  66. -tome
    cutting instrument
  67. adeno-
    gland
  68. angio-
    vessle
  69. arthro-
    joint
  70. auto-
    self
  71. blephar-
    eyelid
  72. brachi-
    arm
  73. carcin-
    cancer
  74. cardio-
    heart
  75. cephal-
    head
  76. cerebro-
    brain
  77. cheil
    lip
  78. chole-
    bile
  79. choecyst-
    gallbladder
  80. chondr-
    cartilage
  81. col-
    colon
  82. colpo
    vagina
  83. cost-
    ribs
  84. cranio-
    skull
  85. cut-
    skin
  86. cysto-
    bladder
  87. dactyl-
    digits
  88. derma-
    skin
  89. encephal-
    brain
  90. entero-
    intestine
  91. erythro-
    red
  92. galacto-
    milk
  93. gastro-
    stomach
  94. gloss-
    tongue
  95. gynec-
    female
  96. hemat-
    blood
  97. hepat-
    liver
  98. hydro-
    water
  99. hyster-
    uterus
  100. mast-
    breast
  101. leuko-
    white
  102. nephro-
    kidney
  103. neuro-
    nerve
  104. oophor-
    ovary
  105. ophthalm-
    eye
  106. orchio-
    testicle
  107. osteo-
    bone
  108. oto-
    ear
  109. pharyng-
    throat
  110. phleb-
    vein
  111. pneumo-
    lung
  112. procto-
    rectum
  113. psycho-
    mind
  114. pyelo-
    kidney
  115. pyloro-
    pylorus
  116. rhino-
    nose
  117. salpingo-
    fallopian tube
  118. sclero-
    hard
  119. septic-
    toxic
  120. somato-
    body
  121. steno-
    narrow
  122. teno-
    tendon
  123. thoraco-
    chest
  124. trachel-
    cervix
  125. uretero-
    kidney tube
  126. viscer-
    organ
  127. a
    before
  128. a.c.
    before meals
  129. ad lib
    as desired
  130. AP
    anterior-posterior
  131. AV
    atrioventricular
  132. b.i.d.
    twice a day
  133. BMT
    bilateral myringotomy and tubes
  134. BPH
    benign prostatic hypertrophy
  135. c
    with
  136. C
    Celcius
  137. C&S
    culture and sensitivity
  138. CA
    carcinoma
  139. CBC
    complete blood count
  140. cc
    cubic centimeter
  141. CHF
    congenital heart failure
  142. cm
    centimeter
  143. CNS
    central nervous system
  144. CSF
    cerebrospinal fluid
  145. CVA
    cerebrovascular accident
  146. CVP
    central venous pressure
  147. D&C
    dilation and currettage
  148. DOA
    dead on arrival
  149. dr
    dram
  150. ECG/EKG
    electrocardiogram
  151. EEG
    Electroencephalogram
  152. EENT
    ear, eye, nose and throat
  153. ER
    emergency room
  154. et
    and
  155. EUA
    examination under anesthesia
  156. F
    farenheit
  157. fl oz
    fluid ounce
  158. gr
    grain
  159. gm
    gram
  160. gtt
    drop
  161. h
    hour
  162. Hct
    hematocrit
  163. Hgb
    hemoglobin
  164. hs
    bedtime
  165. hypo
    hypodermic
  166. I&D
    intake and output
  167. IOL
    intraocular lens
  168. IOP
    intraocular pressure
  169. IV
    intravenous
  170. IVP
    intravenous pyelogram
  171. mg
    milligram
  172. mm
    millimeter
  173. ml
    milliliter
  174. OD
    right eye
  175. OS
    left eye
  176. OU
    both eyes
  177. oz
    ounce
  178. P
    after
  179. pc
    after meals
  180. p.o.
    by mouth
  181. per
    by
  182. prn
    as needed
  183. q.d.
    every day
  184. q.h.
    every hour
  185. q.i.d.
    four times a day
  186. q.n.
    every night
  187. RBC
    red blood count
  188. s
    without
  189. sc
    subcutaneously
  190. SMR
    submucous resection
  191. SOB
    shortness of breath
  192. ss
    half
  193. stat
    immediately
  194. T&A
    tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
  195. TUR
    transurethral resection
  196. TURP
    transurethral resection of the prostate
  197. t.i.d.
    three times a day
  198. WBC
    white blood count
  199. wt
    weight

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