Unit I terms

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  1. arter(io)
    artery
  2. chol/e
    bile or gall
  3. hem/at
    blood
  4. vascular
    blood vessels
  5. col/o
    colon
  6. ot/o
    ear
  7. card/io
    heart
  8. arthr
    joint
  9. nephr/o
    kidney
  10. hepat/o
    liver
  11. pneum/o
    muscle
  12. my/o
    muscle
  13. rhin/o
    nose
  14. pye/o
    renal pelvis
  15. derm/at
    skin
  16. cyst/o
    urinary bladder
  17. ur/o, ur/i
    urine
  18. hyster
    uterus
  19. phleb/o
    vein
  20. macro-
    mega
    • large
    • megacolon- large colon
    • macrocephalic- large head
  21. olig/o
    • little, small scanty
    • oliguria- scanty urine
  22. per-
    • excessive, through, by means of
    • perforate- pierce through
  23. alba
    • white
    • albino- lacking color
  24. cyan/o
    • blue
    • cyanosis- bluish discoloration of the skin
  25. erythro/o
    erythem/o
    • red
    • erythropoiesis- formation of RBCs
    • erythematous- redness
  26. leuk/o
    • white
    • leukocyte- white blood cell
  27. melan/o
    • black
    • melanoblast- melanin-forming cell
  28. -algia
    • pain
    • neuralgia- nerve pain
  29. -cele
    • swelling or tumor
    • cystocele- hernia of urinary bladder
  30. -ema
    • swelling, distention
    • emphysema- distention of air sacs in the lungs
  31. -ia
    • a diseased condition
    • anuria- condition of lack of urine
  32. -itis
    • inflammation
    • phlebitis- inflammation of a vein
  33. -oma
    • tumor
    • carcinoma- malignant tumor
  34. -penia
    • deficiency, lack
    • leukopenia- lack of white blood cells
  35. -ptosis
    • dropping, or downward displacement
    • carpoptosis- wrist drop
  36. -rrhage
    • excessive flow
    • hemorrhage- excessive flow of blood
  37. -rrhea
    • flow, discharge
    • rhinorrhea- drainage from nose
  38. febr/i-
    • fever
    • febril- feverish condition
  39. lith-
    • stone, calculus
    • lithotomy- incision made to remove a stone
  40. py/o
    pur/u
    • pus
    • pyocyst- a cyst containgin pus
    • purulent- containg pus
  41. ADL
    activities of daily living
  42. AMA
    against medical advice
  43. A&O
    alert and oriented
  44. ASA
    aspirin
  45. ASHD
    arteriosclerotic heart disease
  46. ASCVD
    arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease
  47. BPH
    benign prostatic hypertrophy
  48. BR c BRP
    bedrest with bathroom privileges
  49. BSC
    bedside commode
  50. BSO
    bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
  51. CABG
    coronary artery bypass graft
  52. CAD
    coronary artery disease
  53. CBI
    complete bladder irrigation
  54. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  55. CTA
    clear to auscultation
  56. COPD
    chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  57. CRF
    chronic renal failure
  58. CVA
    cerebral vascular accident
  59. CXR
    chest x-ray
  60. c/o
    complains of
  61. DJD
    degenerative joint disease
  62. DSD
    dry sterile dressing
  63. DVT
    deep vein thrombosis
  64. Dx
    diagnosis
  65. EEG
    electroencephalogram
  66. EENT
    eye, ear, nose, throat
  67. EKG
    electrocardiogram
  68. Fx
    fracture
  69. GB
    gallbladder
  70. GERD
    gastroesophageal reflux disease
  71. H&P
    history & physical
  72. HTN
    hypertension
  73. Hx
    history
  74. ICP
    intracranial pressure
  75. IDDM
    insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
  76. KUB
    kidney ureter bladder
  77. MI
    myocardial infarction
  78. MRI
    magnetic resonance imaging
  79. NG or N/G
    nasogastric
  80. NIDDM
    non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
  81. NKDA
    no known drug allergies
  82. OA
    osteoarthritis
  83. ORIF
    open reduction internal fixation
  84. OT
    occupation therapy
  85. PCN
    penicillin
  86. PMH
    prior medical history
  87. PT
    physical therapy
  88. PUD
    peptic ulcer disease
  89. PVD
    peripheral vascular disease
  90. RRR
    regular rate & rhythm
  91. RT
    respiratory therapy
  92. S/P
    status post
  93. TAH
    total abdominal hysterectomy
  94. TIA
    transient ischemic attack
  95. Tx
    treatment
  96. TURP
    transurethral resectionof prostate
  97. U/A
    urinalysis
  98. UAL
    up ad lib
  99. URI
    upper respiratory infection
  100. UTI
    urinary tract infection
  101. WNL
    within normal limits

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