medical abbreviations

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  1. q
    every
  2. RBC
    red blood cells
  3. R/O
    rule out
  4. ROM
    range of motion
  5. s
    without
  6. SOB
    shortness of breath
  7. STD
    sexually transmitted disease
  8. stat
    immediately
  9. Sx
    symptoms
  10. Tx
    treatment
  11. UA
    urinalysis
  12. URI
    upper respiratory infection
  13. a-
    without
  14. -ac
    pertaining to
  15. aden/o
    gland
  16. adip/o
    fat
  17. -al
    pertaining to
  18. -algesia
    sensitivity to pain
  19. -algia
    pain
  20. angi/o
    blood vessel
  21. ankyl/o
    stiff
  22. ante-
    before
  23. anter/p
    front
  24. anti-
    against
  25. arter/o
    artery
  26. arthro
    joint
  27. articulo
    joint
  28. -ase
    enzyme
  29. ather/o
    fatty plaque
  30. aur/o
    ear
  31. auto-
    self
  32. axill/o
    armpit
  33. bi-
    two
  34. bi/o
    life
  35. -blast
    immature
  36. blephar/o
    eyelid
  37. brady-
    slow
  38. bucc/o
    cheek
  39. carcin/o
    cancerous
  40. cardi/o
    heart
  41. -cele
    hernia
  42. cephal/o
    head
  43. -cide
    killing
  44. -clast
    to break
  45. colp/o
    vagina
  46. contra-
    against
  47. crani/o
    skull
  48. -crit
    to separate
  49. cyan/o
    blue
  50. eu-
    good; normal
  51. gastr/o
    stomach
  52. -genesis
    forming
  53. gest/o
    pregnancy
  54. -globin
    protein
  55. gloss/o
    tongue
  56. gluc/o
    glucose, sugar
  57. -gram
    recording
  58. hem/o
    blood
  59. hemi-
    half
  60. hepat/o
    liver
  61. hist/o
    tissue
  62. hydr/o
    water
  63. hyper-
    above; excessive
  64. hyp/o
    deficient
  65. hyster/o
    uterus
  66. -iasis
    abnormal condition
  67. infra
    below
  68. inter-
    between
  69. intra-
    within
  70. jaund/o
    yellow
  71. kines/o
    movement
  72. lacto/o
    milk
  73. -lapse
    to sag
  74. later/o
    side
  75. leuk/o
    white
  76. lip/o
    fat
  77. lith/o
    stone
  78. -lithiasis
    condition of stones
  79. -logy
    study of
  80. -lysis
    to break down
  81. macro-
    large
  82. mal-
    bad
  83. -malacia
    softening
  84. mast/o
    breast
  85. medi/o
    middle
  86. mega-
    large
  87. Rx
    treatment

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