Medical Terminology Quiz #2

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  1. A
    assessment
  2. a.c
    before meals
  3. ā
    before
  4. AD
    right ear
  5. ad lib.
    as desired
  6. a.m.
    before noon
  7. amt
    amount
  8. aq
    water
  9. AS
    left ear
  10. AU
    both ears
  11. A&W
    alive and well
  12. B(circle around it)
    bilateral
  13. b.i.d.
    twice a day
  14. BP
    blood pressure
  15. BRP
    bathroom privileges
  16. C
    Celsius, centigrade
  17. c(c with a line at the top)
    with
  18. cap
    capsule
  19. CAT
    computed axial tomography
  20. CBC
    complete blood count
  21. CC
    chief complaint
  22. cc
    cubic centimeter
  23. CCU
    coronary(cardiac) care unit
  24. cm
    centimeter
  25. c/o
    complains of
  26. CP
    chest pain
  27. CT
    computed tomography
  28. cu mm or mm3
    cubic millimeter
  29. d
    day
  30. DC or D/C
    discharge; discontinue
  31. dr
    dram
  32. Dx
    diagnosis
  33. ECU
    emergency care unit
  34. ER
    emergency room
  35. ETOH
    ethyl alcohol
  36. F
    fahrenheit
  37. FH
    family history
  38. fl oz
    fluid ounce
  39. g or gm
    gram
  40. gr
    grain
  41. gt
    drop
  42. gtt
    drops
  43. h
    hour
  44. HEENT
    head, eyes, ears, nose, and throat
  45. H&P
    history and physical
  46. HPI
    history of present illness
  47. h.s.
    hour of sleep (bedtime)
  48. Ht
    height
  49. Hx
    history
  50. ICU
    intensive care unit
  51. ID
    intradermal
  52. IM
    intramuscular
  53. IP
    inpatient
  54. IV
    intravenous
  55. JCAHO
    Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
  56. kg
    kilogram
  57. L
    liter
  58. L (with a circle around it)
    left
  59. lb
    pound
  60. L&W
    living and well
  61. m (with a circle around it)
    murmur
  62. mg
    milligram
  63. mL or ml
    milliliter
  64. mm
    millimeter
  65. MRA
    magnetic resonance angiography
  66. MRI
    magnetic resonance imaging
  67. NAD
    no acute disease
  68. NKA
    no known allergies
  69. NKDA
    no known drug allergies
  70. noc.
    night
  71. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  72. O
    objective information
  73. OD
    right eye
  74. OH
    occupational history
  75. OP
    outpatient
  76. OR
    operating room
  77. OS
    left eye
  78. OU
    both eyes
  79. oz
    ounce
  80. P
    plan; pulse
  81. p(with a line at the top)
    after
  82. PACU
    postanesthetic care unit
  83. p.c.
    after meals
  84. PE
    physical examination
  85. per
    by or through
  86. PERRLA
    pupils equal, round, and reactive to light and accommodation
  87. PH
    past history
  88. PI
    present illness
  89. p.m.
    after noon
  90. PMH
    past medical history
  91. p.o.
    by mouth
  92. post-op or postop
    postoperative (after surgery)
  93. pre-op or preop
    preoperative (before surgery)
  94. p.r.n.
    as needed
  95. pt
    patient
  96. PV
    through vagina
  97. Px
    physical
  98. q
    every
  99. q.d.
    every day
  100. qh
    every hour
  101. q2h
    every two hours
  102. q.i.d.
    four times a day
  103. q.o.d.
    every other day
  104. qt
    quart
  105. R
    respiration
  106. IMP
    impression
  107. PR
    through rectum
  108. R (with a circle around it)
    right
  109. R/O
    rule out
  110. ROS
    review of systems
  111. RRR
    regular rate and rhythm
  112. RTC
    return to clinic
  113. RTO
    return to office
  114. Rx
    recipe, prescription
  115. S
    subjective information
  116. s(with a line at the top)
    without
  117. SC, SQ, or sub-Q
    subcutaneous
  118. SH
    social history
  119. Sig
    label; instruction to the patient
  120. SOB
    shortness of breath
  121. SR
    system review
  122. ss(line at the top)
    one-half
  123. STAT
    immediately
  124. suppos
    suppository
  125. Sx
    symptoms
  126. T
    temperature
  127. tab
    tablet
  128. t.i.d.
    three times a day
  129. Tr
    treatment
  130. Tx
    treatment; traction
  131. UA
    urinalysis
  132. UCHD
    usual childhood diseases
  133. US or U/S
    ultrasound(sonography)
  134. VS
    vital sign
  135. wa
    while awake
  136. WDWN
    well-developed and well-nourished
  137. wk
    week
  138. WNL
    within normal limits
  139. Wt
    weight
  140. x
    times or for
  141. x-ray
    radiology
  142. y/o or y.o.
    year old
  143. yr
    year
  144. ø
    none or negative
  145. o
    standing
  146. o
    sitting
  147. O→
    lying
  148. i
    one
  149. ii
    two
  150. iii
    three
  151. iv
    four
  152. I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X
    uppercase Roman numberals 1-10
  153. <
    less than
  154. >
    greater than
  155. #
    number
  156. male
  157. female
  158. °
    degree; hour
  159. increased
  160. decrease

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