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  1. aden/o
    gland
  2. append/o, appendic/o
    appendix
  3. arteri/o
    artery
  4. arthr/o
    joint
  5. bi/o
    living thing, life
  6. cardi/o
    heart, upper part of stomach
  7. col/o, colon/o
    large intestine, colon
  8. crani/o
    skull
  9. cyst/o
    sac of fluid, bladder
  10. cyt/o
    cell
  11. derm/o, dremat/o
    skin
  12. duct/o
    carry
  13. enter/o
    small intestine
  14. gastr/o
    stomach
  15. gen/o
    giving rise to, creating
  16. gloss/o
    tongue
  17. glyc/o
    sugar
  18. hem/o, hemat/o
    blood
  19. hepat/o
    liver
  20. hist/o
    tissue
  21. hydr/o
    water, fluid
  22. leuk/o
    white
  23. lith/o
    stone
  24. muc/o
    mucus
  25. my/o
    muscle
  26. myel/o
    bone marrow, spinal cord
  27. neur/o
    nerve
  28. norm/o
    proper, rule
  29. oste/o
    bone
  30. path/o
    disease
  31. ped/o
    child, infant, foot
  32. pulmon/o
    lung
  33. ren/o
    kidney
  34. secti/o
    cut into
  35. splen/o
    spleen
  36. tens/o
    pressure
  37. the/o
    put
  38. therm/o
    heat
  39. thorac/o
    chest
  40. thromb/o
    clot
  41. ven/o
    vein
  42. acr/o
    extremity, tip
  43. a/, an/
    without, absent
  44. ab/
    away from
  45. ac/
    toward, near
  46. ad/
    toward, near
  47. anti/
    against, opposed
  48. brady/
    slower than usual
  49. de/
    lessened, removed
  50. dia/
    through
  51. ec/, ex/
    outside, outer
  52. ecto/, exo/
    outside, outer
  53. en/, endo/
    within
  54. intra/
    within
  55. epi/
    upon, in addition
  56. hemi/
    half
  57. hyper/
    increased, above
  58. hypo/
    decreased, below
  59. cata/
    negative, down
  60. in/
    into, not
  61. infra/
    inferior to, below
  62. inter/
    between
  63. macro/
    gross, large
  64. micro/
    small, tiny
  65. pan/
    all, every
  66. para/
    beside, beyond
  67. per/
    through
  68. peri/
    around, surrounding
  69. post/
    after, past
  70. pre/
    before
  71. re/
    again, back
  72. retro/
    behind, back
  73. sub/
    under, inferior to
  74. tachy/
    faster than usual
  75. /algia (noun)
    pain
  76. /centesis (noun)
    /centeses
    withdrawing fluid
  77. /cyte (noun)
    cell
  78. /ectomy (noun)
    removal
  79. /emia or /hemia (noun)
    throughout the blood
  80. /grade (adj)
    go
  81. /gram (noun)
    picture, record, tracing
  82. /graph (noun)
    instrument that creates a picture or recording
  83. /graphy (noun)
    process of creating a picture, record, tracing
  84. /ia (noun)
    condition
  85. /ism (noun)
    situation, process, condition
  86. /ist (noun)
    one who does, one who specializes in
  87. /itis (noun)
    /itic (adj)
    /itid/es
    inflamation
  88. /ium, /um (noun)
    /ia, /a
    structure
  89. /logy (noun)
    study of
  90. /megaly (noun)
    enlargement
  91. /meter (noun)
    distance measure, instrument to measure
  92. /opsy (noun)
    look at
  93. /osis, /sis (noun)
    /oses
    /otic, /tic (adj)
    pathologic condition, relating to a condition
  94. /pathy (noun)
    disease process
  95. /scope (noun)
    instrument to see through or with
  96. /stasis (noun)
    /stases
    control, hold in
  97. /y (noun)
    process of
  98. /ac (adj)
    relating to
  99. /al (adj)
    relating to
  100. /ar (adj)
    relating to
  101. /ary (adj)
    relating to
  102. /eal (adj)
    relating to
  103. /iac (adj)
    relating to
  104. /ic (adj)
    relating to
  105. /ior (adj)
    relating to
  106. /oid (adj)
    like
  107. /ose (adj)
    like, relating to (also chemical name for sugar)
  108. /ous (adj)
    relating to
  109. /tic (adj)
    relating to
  110. abdomin/o
    abdomen
  111. acu/o
    sudden, sharp
  112. adip/o
    fat tissues
  113. angi/o
    vessel containing fluid
  114. axill/o
    armpit
  115. carcin/o
    cancer of gland tissue
  116. cerebr/o
    brain
  117. chem/o
    chemical, drug
  118. cis/o
    cut
  119. cost/o
    rib
  120. electr/o
    electrical activity
  121. gynec/o
    female
  122. iatr/o
    treatment
  123. klept/o
    steal
  124. laryng/o
    voicebox, larynx
  125. mandibul/o
    lower jaw
  126. maxill/o
    upper jaw
  127. nat/o
    birth, born
  128. nect/o
    bind
  129. ox/o
    oxygen
  130. sarc/o
    nongland tissue, flesh
  131. son/o
    sound, ultrasound
  132. vit/o
    living, alive
  133. auto/
    self
  134. bi/
    two
  135. con/
    with
  136. contra/
    opposite, against
  137. meta/
    change, beyond
  138. poly/
    many
  139. syn/
    together with
  140. sym/
    together with
  141. trans/
    across
  142. ultra/
    beyond, higher than
  143. /blast (noun)
    undifferentiated, original
  144. /drome (noun)
    run
  145. /fusion (noun)
    pour, bond
  146. /genesis (noun)
    creating
  147. /malacia (noun)
    softening
  148. /mania (noun), maniac (adj)
    excessive preoccupation or obsession
  149. /oma (noun)
    /omata
    tumor, mass
  150. /partum (noun)
    labor, delivery
  151. /penia (noun)
    lack of, decrease, poor
  152. /plasty (noun)
    restore by surgery
  153. /stoma (noun)
    /stomata
    body opening (to the outside)
  154. /stomy (noun)
    surgically created body opening
  155. /therapy (noun)
    treatment
  156. /tome (noun)
    cutting instrument
  157. /tomy (noun)
    cut into or slice
  158. /trophy (noun)
    growth, development by size or nourishment
  159. /trophic (adj)
    relating to growth, development
  160. bronch/o
    airway tubes in lung
  161. cephal/o
    head
  162. cervic/o
    neck
  163. chrondr/o
    cartilage
  164. crin/o
    to separate from blood, secrete
  165. cutane/o
    skin surface
  166. dactyl/o
    digits, fingers, toes
  167. eosin/o
    rose colored
  168. erythr/o
    red
  169. furc/o
    brach, fork
  170. gnos/o
    knowledge, understanding
  171. lapar/o
    abdomen
  172. lymph/o
    watery fluid
  173. morph/o
    form, structure
  174. mort/o
    death
  175. necr/o
    dead
  176. nephr/o
    kidney
  177. ophthalm/o
    eye
  178. ot/o
    ear
  179. phag/o, /phage
    eat, swallow, engulf
  180. phob/o
    fear
  181. physi/o
    nature, natural
  182. plasm/o
    plasma, cell substance
  183. pneum/o, pneumon/o
    air, gas, lung air sacs
  184. psych/o
    mind
  185. radi/o
    rays or waves, x-ray, radius, forearm
  186. rect/o
    upright, rectum
  187. rhin/o
    nose
  188. seps/o, sept/i
    infection, bacteria
  189. thyr/o
    shield, thyroid
  190. tom/o
    cut, slice or a hole
  191. tonsill/o
    tinsils
  192. top/o
    location
  193. tox/o
    poison, damaging
  194. trache/o
    windpipe
  195. vertebr/o
    back bones
  196. ana/
    positive, up
  197. ante/
    before
  198. dys/
    bad, labored
  199. eu/
    normal, even, good
  200. mal/
    bad, abnormal
  201. meso/
    middle
  202. pro/
    before
  203. pseudo/
    false
  204. semi/
    half
  205. supra/, super/
    above, superior to
  206. /cele (noun)
    sac protruding, hernia
  207. /crine (adj)
    secrete
  208. /cyesis (noun)
    pregnancy
  209. /dynia (noun)
    pain
  210. /lysis (noun), /lytic (adj)
    break down or apart, dissolve
  211. /pexy (noun)
    affix, attach into place
  212. /phobia (noun)
    fear
  213. /phoria (noun)
    bear
  214. /physis (noun)
    /physes
    grow
  215. /plasia (noun)
    growth, development
  216. /pnea (noun)
    breathing
  217. /poiesis (noun)
    formation
  218. /ptosis (noun)
    drooped, slipped down
  219. /rrhea (noun)
    flow
  220. /sclerosis (noun), /sclerotic (adj)
    hardening
  221. medium
    media
  222. calculus
    calculi
  223. lamina
    laminae
  224. diagnosis
    diagnoses
  225. arthritis
    arthritides
  226. criterion
    criteria
  227. thorax
    thoraces
  228. cervix
    cerices
  229. index
    indices
  230. calyx
    calyces
  231. larynx
    larynges
  232. lumen
    lumina
  233. sarcoma
    sarcomata
  234. synthesis
    syntheses
  235. carcinoma
    carcinomata
  236. cardium
    cardia
  237. cranium
    crania
  238. mucus
    muci
  239. virus
    viri
  240. ganglion
    ganglia
  241. reflex
    Babinski's, Gordon's, Babkin, Barkman's, Brudzinski's
  242. point
    McBurney, Brewer's, Addison's, Pauly's, Mackenzie's
  243. syndrome
    Cushing's, Curtius', Charcot's, Cornelia de Lange's, Leriche's
  244. fracture
    Pott's, Colles', Monteggia's, Galeazzi's, Jefferson's
  245. cirrhosis
    Laënnec('s), Hanot's, Budd's, Charcot's, Todd's
  246. palsy
    Bell's, Erb's, Klumpke's, Todd's
  247. respiration
    Corrigan's, Cheyne-Stokes, Austin Flint, Kussmaul's
  248. sarcoma
    Hodgkin's, Kaposi's, Kupffer cell, Abernethy's, pseudo-Kaposi
  249. disease
    Alzheimer's, Hodgkin's, Hodgson's, Hirschsprung's, Legg's
  250. tube
    Miller-Abbott, Kelly's, Mueller-Frazier, Ochsner's, Cantor
  251. incision
    Roux-en-Y, Pfannenstiel's, Halsted's, Rollet's, McBurney
  252. anemia
    Cooley's, Lederer's, Dresbach's, Chvostek's
  253. virus
    Epstein-Barr, Brunhilde, West Nile, Powassan, Mengo
  254. AV
    arteriovenous
  255. BKA
    Below Knee Amputation
  256. BUN
    Blood Urea Nitrogen
  257. EEG
    Electroencephalogram
  258. HEENT
    head, eyes, ears, nose (and) throat
  259. FYI
    for your information
  260. HBP
    High Blood Preasure
  261. HIV
    Human Immunodeficiency Virus
  262. ICU
    Intensive Care Unit
  263. IM
    intramuscular
  264. LOA
    Leave of absence
  265. LRS
    Lactated Ringer's Solution
  266. MD
    Muscular Dystrophy
  267. MOM
    milk of magnesia
  268. MS
    Multiple Sclerosis
  269. NBM
    Nothing by mouth
  270. NPO
    • mil per so
    • (Means nothing by mouth)
  271. NSD
    no significant disease
  272. PDR
    Physician's Desk Reference
  273. PERRLA
    (The) pupils (are) equal, round (and) reactive (to) light (and) accommodation
  274. RA
    Rheumatoid Arthritis
  275. STD
    Sexually Transmitted Disease
  276. VDRL
    Venereal Disease Research Laboratory
  277. WBC
    White Blood Count
  278. HTN
    hypertension
  279. a.c., ante cibum
    before meals
  280. ABO
    blood type system
  281. ad lib., ad libitum
    as desired
  282. aq., aqueous
    water-based
  283. blasts
    blast cells
  284. BUN
    blood urea nitrogen
  285. CBC
    complete blood count
  286. cm
    centimeter, centimeters
  287. CO2
    carbon dioxide
  288. Ca
    calcium
  289. D5W
    • 5% dextrose in water
    • (IV fluid)
  290. b.i.d., bis in die
    two times a day
  291. DOA
    dead on arrival
  292. DOB
    date of birth
  293. DTR
    deep tendon reflexes
  294. Dx
    diagnosis, diagnoses
  295. E. coli
    • Escherichia coli
    • (bacteria in bowel)
  296. EBV
    Epstein-Barr virus
  297. ECG, EKG
    electrocardiogram
  298. EEG
    electroencephalogram
  299. EM
    electron microscope
  300. Fr
    French (a kind of catheter or tube)
  301. FUO
    fever of unknown origin
  302. GB
    gallbladder
  303. gm
    gram, grams
  304. gr
    grains
  305. H2O
    water
  306. ID
    intradermal
  307. IM
    intramuscular
  308. IU
    international unit(s)
  309. IV
    intravenous
  310. kg
    kilogram, kilograms
  311. L, l
    liter, liters
  312. LMD
    local medical doctor
  313. lymphs
    lymphocytes
  314. mcg
    microgram, micrograms
  315. mEq
    milliequivalent, milliequivalents
  316. mg%
    milligram per cent, milligrams per cent
  317. mg
    milligram, milligrams
  318. midnoc
    midnight
  319. ml
    milliliter, millileters
  320. mmHg
    millimeters of mercury
  321. mm
    millimeter, millimeters
  322. monos
    monocytes
  323. n.p.o., nil per so, NBM
    nothing by mouth
  324. NBS
    normal bowel sounds
  325. NF
    none found, not found
  326. NG
    nasogastric
  327. NSD
    • no serious disease
    • (defect)
  328. O2
    oxygen (gas)
  329. O
    oxygen (chemical element)
  330. p.o., per os
    by mouth
  331. p.r.n., pro re nata
    as needed, as required
  332. per cent
    for every one hundred
  333. pH
    hydrogen ion concentration
  334. polys
    polymorphonuclear leukocytes
  335. PTA
    prior to admission
  336. q.( ) h., quaque ( ) hora
    every ( ) hours
  337. q.a.m., quaque ante meridian
    every morning
  338. q.d., quaque die
    • daily
    • (Always write out, never use abbreviation)
  339. q., quaque
    every
  340. q.h.s.
    every hour of sleep, every bedtime
  341. q.i.d., quater in die
    four times a day
  342. q.n.s.
    quantity not sufficient
  343. R/O, RO
    rule out
  344. RBC
    red blood cells, red blood count
  345. Rx
    treatment, prescribe
  346. sed rate
    sedimentation rate
  347. segs
    segmented neutrophils
  348. sp. gr.
    specific gravity
  349. stabs
    stab cells
  350. stat, statim
    at once
  351. Subcu., SubQ
    subcutaneous
  352. Sx
    symptoms
  353. TBC, TB
    tuberculosis
  354. TPR
    temperature, pulse and respiration
  355. tsp
    teaspoon
  356. t.i.d., ter in die
    three times a day
  357. U/A, UA
    urinalysis
  358. U
    • unit, units
    • (Always write out, never use abbreviation)
  359. wbc, WBCs
    white blood count, white blood cells
  360. YO
    years old
  361. ZnO2
    zinc oxide
  362. ab
    abortion
  363. appy
    appendectomy, appendicitis
  364. cysto
    cystoscopy, cystogram
  365. exam
    examination
  366. flat plate
    abdomen x-ray
  367. kilos
    kilograms
  368. lab
    laboratory
  369. meds
    medications
  370. nullip
    nullipara, woman with no deliveries
  371. path
    pathology
  372. polio
    poliomyelitis
  373. prep
    preparation
  374. primip
    primipara, woman with one previous birth
  375. temp
    temperature
  376. sibs
    siblings, brothers and sisters
  377. subcue
    subcutaneous

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