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Medical word parts
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  1. line over a
    before
  2. a
    without, absent
  3. a.c.
    before meals
  4. triangle image
    change
  5. abx
    antibiotics
  6. ACL
    Anterior Cruciate Ligament
  7. ad
    right ear
  8. ADHD
    Attention Hyperactivity Disorder
  9. ADL
    Activities of Daily Living
  10. AIDS
    • Acquired Immunodeficiency
    • Syndrome
  11. algia
    pain
  12. amb
    movement
  13. an
    against, not, without
  14. andro
    male
  15. anterior
    front
  16. anti
    against
  17. APAP
    acetaminophen
  18. arth
    joint
  19. ASA
    asprin
  20. auto
    self
  21. AV
    Antium Ventricular
  22. bi
    two, life
  23. bid
    twice a day
  24. blephar
    eyelid
  25. bucc
    cheek
  26. c with line
    with
  27. c/o
    complaining of
  28. Ca
    calcium
  29. CA
    Cancer
  30. caps
    capsules
  31. card
    heart
  32. CBC
    Complete Blood Count
  33. CC
    Chief Complaint
  34. cc
    cubc centemeter
  35. ceph
    head
  36. chir
    hand
  37. cirrh
    yellow, orange
  38. cis
    cut
  39. CNS
    Central Nervous System
  40. COPD
    Chronic Obstructive Pulminary Disease
  41. crin
    gland
  42. cyan
    blue
  43. cyst
    fluid filled sac
  44. cyt
    cell
  45. dactyl
    fingers
  46. DAW
    dispense as written
  47. derm
    skin
  48. dia
    complete
  49. DOB
    Date Of Birth
  50. Dx
    Diagnosis
  51. dys
    bad, painful, difficult
  52. ECG/EKG
    Electrocardiogram
  53. ectomy
    removal of
  54. ED
    Erectile Dysfunction
  55. electro
    electrical
  56. emia
    blood condition
  57. enceph
    brain
  58. endo
    within
  59. enter
    small intestine
  60. epi
    above
  61. eryth
    red
  62. ESRD
    End Stage Renal Disease
  63. ex
    out
  64. f/u
    follow-up
  65. Fhx
    family history
  66. gastr
    stomach
  67. gen
    producing
  68. gno
    know
  69. gram
    record
  70. graph
    recording
  71. gtt
    drop
  72. GTT
    Glucose Tolerant Test
  73. gtts
    drops
  74. gyn
    female
  75. HA
    Headache
  76. hemat
    blood
  77. hepat
    liver
  78. HepB
    Hepatitis B
  79. Hib
    Homophiles influenza virus
  80. hist
    tissue
  81. Hx
    history
  82. hyper
    above, elevated, increased
  83. hypo
    below, decreased, reduced
  84. hyster
    uterus
  85. I&D
    Incision & Drainage
  86. iatr
    treatment
  87. IBS
    Irritable Bowel Syndrom
  88. ic/al
    pertaining to
  89. IM
    Intrmuscular
  90. in
    in
  91. inferior
    below
  92. inj.
    injection
  93. ion
    process
  94. ist
    specialist
  95. itis
    inflamation
  96. IV
    Intarvenous
  97. leuk
    white
  98. ling
    tounge
  99. logy
    study of
  100. lysis
    breakdown
  101. meter
    measure
  102. metr
    mestrual cycle
  103. MI
    Myocardial Infarction
  104. my
    muscle
  105. necr
    dead
  106. neph
    kidney
  107. neur
    nerve
  108. NIDDM
    Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
  109. NKDA
    No know drug allergies
  110. noct
    night
  111. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  112. oid
    resemblin, derived from
  113. ophthal
    eye
  114. opsy
    viewing of
  115. orchid
    testicle
  116. orth
    straight
  117. os
    left eye
  118. osis
    abnormal condition
  119. oste
    bone
  120. ot
    ear
  121. otomy
    creat a hole
  122. p with line
    after
  123. p
    pulse
  124. path
    disease
  125. PCN
    Penicillin
  126. ped
    child, foot
  127. penia
    deficient
  128. phren
    mind
  129. plasty
    surgical repair
  130. po
    by mouth
  131. pod
    foot
  132. poly
    many
  133. posterior
    behind, back
  134. prn
    as needed
  135. psych
    mind
  136. pt
    patient
  137. PT
    Physical Therapy
  138. ptosis
    drooping
  139. PTSD
    Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  140. ptysis
    spitting
  141. pulm
    lungs
  142. qd
    everyday
  143. qhs
    at bedtime
  144. ren
    Kidney
  145. rheumat
    watery
  146. rhin
    nose
  147. rrhagia
    Heavier flow, run, discharge
  148. rrhea
    run, discharge, flow
  149. s with line
    without
  150. scope
    instrament used for viewing
  151. scopy
    viewing through scope
  152. sis
    condition
  153. somn
    sleep
  154. sub
    below
  155. superior
    above
  156. T
    temp
  157. tabs
    tablets
  158. thorac
    chest cavity
  159. thromb
    clot
  160. tid
    three times a day
  161. trans
    across, through
  162. trophy
    growth, develop
  163. TSH
    thyroid stimulating hormone
  164. UA
    urinalysis
  165. ureth
    urethra
  166. uria
    urine condition
  167. y
    process

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