Medical Terminology and Abbreviations 6-7

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Medical Terminology and Abbreviations 6-7
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  1. abdomen
    abdomin(o)
  2. chest
    thorac(o), steth(o)
  3. extremeties
    acr(o)
  4. finger or toe
    dactyl(o)
  5. hernia
    herni(o)  -cele
  6. pelvis
    pelv(i)
  7. peritoneum
    periton(o)
  8. skull
    crani(o)
  9. viscera
    viscer(o)
  10. encephal(o)
    brain
  11. omphal(o)
    umbilicus (naval)
  12. somat(o), som(a)
    body
  13. spin(o)
    spine
  14. thorac(o)
    chest
  15. umbilic(o)
    umbilicus
  16. dors(o)
    dorsal

    back side, directed toward or situated on the back side
  17. medi(o)
    median, medial

    middle or nearer the middle
  18. dist(o)
    distal

    far or distant from original point of attachment
  19. caud(o)
    caudal, caudad

    tail, toward tail, in an inferior position
  20. ventr(o)
    ventral

    belly side
  21. cephal(o)
    cephalad

    toward the head
  22. infer(o)
    inferior

    lowermost or below
  23. poster(o)
    posterior

    nearer to or toward the back
  24. super(o)
    superior

    uppermost or above
  25. proxim(o)
    proximal

    nearer the origin or point of attachment
  26. anter(o)
    anterior

    nearer to or toward the front
  27. later(o)
    lateral

    farther from the midline of the body or from a structure
  28. cellul(o) 
    little cell or compartment
  29. -cyte
    cell
  30. hidr(i)
    sweat, perspiration
  31. home(o) 
    sameness, constant
  32. kal(i)
    potassium
  33. kary(o)
    nucleus
  34. natr(o)
    sodium
  35. phil(o)
    attraction
  36. -poiesis
    production
  37. py(o)
    pus
  38. sial(o)
    saliva
  39. thromb(o)
    thrombus, clot
  40. air
    aer(o),  pneum(o)
  41. color
    chrom(o)
  42. coagulation
    coagul(o)
  43. death
    necr(o)
  44. fibrin
    fibrin(o)
  45. hemoglobin
    hemoglobin(o)
  46. irregular
    poikil(o)
  47. mucus
    muc(o)
  48. round
    spher(o)
  49. water
    hydr(o)
  50. suffixes: killing
    -cidal
  51. suffixes: that which causes
    -ant
  52. suffixes: that which causes production
    -poietin
  53. to cause an action
    -ate
  54. AP
    anteroposterior
  55. PA
    posteroanterior
  56. DNA
    deoxyribonucleic acid
  57. EEG
    electroencephalogram
  58. LLQ, RLQ, LUQ, RUQ
    quadrant
  59. AIDS
    acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  60. RBC
    red blood cell, red blood cell count
  61. Hb, Hgb
    hemoglobin
  62. HCT, hct
    a tube with graduated markings used to determine the volume of packed red cells in a blood specimen by centrifugation
  63. CBC, cbc
    complete blood cell count
  64. Rh
    rhesus factor in blood (blood group)
  65. PT
    prothrombin time   (coagulation factor 2)
  66. PTT
    partial thromboplastin time   (coagulation factor 3)
  67. CMV
    cytomegalovirus
  68. DIC
    disseminated intravascular coagulation
  69. EBV
    Epstein-Barr Virus
  70. eos
    eosinophil
  71. lymph
    lymphocyte
  72. mono
    monocyte
  73. neut
    neutrophil

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