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  1. PTT
    Partial thromboplastin time
  2. PT
    • physical therapy
    • Prothrombin time
  3. PO
    po
    by mouth
  4. PMI
    point of maximum impulse
  5. PCA
    patient controlled anesthesia
  6. PACU
    postanesthesia care unit
  7. PR
    per rectum
  8. pyo-
    pus
  9. pseudo-
    false
  10. pre-
    before, in front of
  11. post-
    after
  12. -poiesis
    production
  13. pneo-
    -pnea
    breath, breathing
  14. pleural
    concerning the pleura
  15. pleur(o)
    side, rib, pleura
  16. -plasia
    cellular proliferation
  17. -phylaxis
    protection
  18. phlebo-
    vein
  19. p.r.n.
    as needed
  20. PCN
    penicillin
  21. p.c.
    after meals
  22. Poly-
    much, many
  23. -philia
    craving for, tendency toward love for
  24. peri-
    around, about
  25. -plegia
    paralysis, stroke
  26. -penia
    deficiency
  27. pan
    entire
  28. OOB
    out of bed
  29. OT
    occupational therapy
  30. OB
    obstetrics
  31. -otomy
    cutting
  32. -osis
    condition
  33. os
    (pl) ossa
    bones
  34. osseous
    bonelike, concerning bones
  35. os
    (pl) ora
    mouth, opening
  36. -oma
    tumor
  37. -ology
    study of, science of
  38. oligo-
    few, small
  39. N&V
    (n/v)
    nausea, vomiting
  40. NIDDM
    Non-insulin dependant Diabetes mellitus
  41. NSAID
    nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
  42. NPO
    npo
    nothing by mouth
  43. NG
    NGT
    • nasogastric
    • nasogastric tube
  44. neo-
    new, recent
  45. NAS
    No added salt
  46. narco-
    stupor, numbness
  47. MVA
    motor vehicle accident
  48. MMR
    Measles,mumps,rubella
  49. MRSA
    Methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  50. myel(o)
    bone marrow, spinal cord
  51. Mal-
    poor, bad
  52. L
    liter
  53. -lite
    -lith
    -lith(o)
    stone, calculus
  54. lip-
    lipo-
    fat
  55. -lysis
    reduction of, relief from
  56. kilo
    thousand
  57. INR
    International Normalized Ration
  58. IV
    Intravenous
  59. IM
    Intramuscular
  60. I & O
    Intake and Output
  61. -itis
    inflamation of
  62. -ism
    condition
  63. ipsi-
    same, self
  64. IDDM
    Insulin dependant diabetes mellitus

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