medical term (slang, eponyms, homophones,plurals

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  1. ab
    abortion
  2. appy
    appendectomy, appendicitis
  3. cysto
    cystoscopy, cystogram
  4. exam
    examination
  5. flat plate
    abdomen x-ray
  6. kilos
    kilogram
  7. lab
    labratory
  8. meds
    medication
  9. nullip
    nullipara, woman with no deliveries
  10. path
    pathology
  11. polio
    poliomyelitis
  12. prep
    preparation
  13. primip
    primipara, woman with one previous birth
  14. temp
    temperature
  15. sibs
    siblings, brothers and sisters
  16. subcue
    subcutaneous
  17. Babinski's, Gordon's, Babkin, Barkman's, Brudzinski's
    reflex
  18. McBurney's, Brewer's, Addison's, Pauly's, Mackenzie's
    point
  19. Cushing's, Curtius's, Charcot's, Cornelia de Lange's, Leriche's
    syndrome
  20. Pott's, Colles', Monteggia's, Galeazzi's, Jefferson's
    fracture
  21. Laennec's, Hanot's, Budd's, Charcot's, Todd's
    cirrhosis
  22. Bell's,Erb's, Klumpke's, Todd's
    palsy
  23. Corrigan's, Cheyne-Stokes, Austin Flint, Kussmaul's
    respiration
  24. Hodgkin's, Kaposi's, Kupffer cell, Abernethy's, pseudo-Kaposi's
    sarcoma
  25. Alzheimer's, Hodgekin's, Hodgson's, Hirschsprung's, Legg's
    disease
  26. Miller-Abbott, Kelly's, Mueller-Frazier, Ochsner's, Cantor
    tube
  27. Roux-en-Y, Pfannenstiel's,Halsted's, Rollet's, McBurney's
    incision
  28. Cooley's, Lederer's, Dresbach's, Chvostek's
    anemia
  29. Epstein-Barr, Brunhilde, West Nile, Powassan, Mengo
    virus
  30. Mucus,
    Mucous
    • mucus (noun)- Slime of mucous membranes
    • Mucous (adj) - relating to mucus
  31. metastasis,
    metastases,
    metastasize,
    metaphysis
    • metastasis-transfer of disease from one organ or part to another
    • metastases- plural of metastasis
    • metastasize- to form disease by process of metastasis
    • metaphysis- wide part of long bone
  32. injection,
    infection
    • injection- force liquid into a part
    • infection- invasion of micro-organisms in body
  33. hypotension,
    hypertennsion
    • hypotension- low blood pressure
    • hypertension- high blood pressure
  34. gastrotomy,
    gastroscopy,
    gastrostomy
    • gastotomy- incision into the stomach
    • gastroscopy- inspection of stomach interior with scope
    • gastrostomy- surgical creation of artificial opening into the stomach
  35. aphagia,
    aphasia,
    a phase of
    • aphagia- loss of the ability to swallow
    • aphasia- loss of power of speech
  36. adduction.
    abduction
    • adduction- to draw toward the median plane
    • abduction- to draw away from the median plane
  37. advice,
    advise
    • advice- opinion suggestion
    • advise- to inform
  38. peri-
    para-
    per-
    • peri- -around
    • para- - beside, near
    • per- -through
  39. dysphagia,
    dysphasia,
    dysplasia
    • dysphagia-difficulty swallowing
    • dysphasia- impairment of speect
    • dysplasia- abnormality of adult cells
  40. diaphysis,
    diathesis
    • diaphysis- elongated portion of a long bone
    • diathesis- unusually susceptible to disease
  41. my/o
    myel/o
    mild
    • my/o - muscle
    • myel/o - bonemarrow, spinal cord
    • mild - gentle, not harsh
  42. psych/o
    cyt/o
    • psych/o - mind
    • cyt/o - cell
  43. in-
    en-
    • in- -into, not
    • en- - within
  44. anti-
    ante-
    • anti- -against, opposed
    • ante- -before
  45. ad-
    ab-
    • ad- -toward, near
    • ab- -away from
  46. super-
    supra-
    • super- -above superior to
    • supra- -above superior to
  47. affect
    effect
    • affect- to influence, change, external expression of emotion
    • effect- result produced by an action
  48. afebrile
    a febrile
    • afebrile- without fever
    • a febrile- with fever
  49. -ior
    -y
    • -ior - relating to
    • -y - process of
  50. syn-
    sym-
    • syn- -together with
    • sym- - together with
  51. media
    medium
  52. calculi
    calculus
  53. laminae
    lamina
  54. diagnoses
    diagnosis
  55. arthritides
    arthritis
  56. criteria
    criterion
  57. thoraces
    thorax
  58. cervices
    cervix
  59. indices
    index
  60. calyces
    calyx
  61. larynges
    larynx
  62. lumina
    lumen
  63. sarcomata
    sarcoma
  64. syntheses
    sythesis
  65. carcinomata
    carcinoma
  66. cardia
    cardium
  67. crania
    cranium
  68. muci
    mucus
  69. viri
    virus
  70. ganglia
    ganglion

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