BevA chapter 7-14

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BevA chapter 7-14
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  1. bronch/o and bronchi/o
    bronchus
  2. coni/o
    dust
  3. nas/o and rhin/o
    nose
  4. ox/o and ox/i
    oxygen
  5. pneum/o , pneumon/o, pulmon/o
    lung, air
  6. -capnia
    carbon dioxide
  7. -ectasis
    dilation, expansion
  8. -osmia
    smell
  9. -phonia
    voice
  10. -pnea
    breathing
  11. spir/o
    breathing
  12. append/o and appendic/o
    appendix
  13. bar/o
    weight
  14. bucc/o
    cheek
  15. chol/e
    bile, gall
  16. cholegyst/o
    gallbladder
  17. choledoch/o
    common bile duct
  18. dent/o
    tooth
  19. enter/o
    small intestine
  20. gastr/o
    stomach
  21. gingiv/o
    gums
  22. gloss/o
    tounge
  23. hepat/o
    liver
  24. labi/o
    lip
  25. lapar/o
    abdomen
  26. lith/o
    stone
  27. odont/o
    tooth
  28. or/o
    mouth
  29. proct/o
    anus and rectum
  30. rect/o
    rectum
  31. sialaden/o
    salivary gland
  32. cyst/o
    urinary bladder
  33. glycos/o
    sugar, glucose
  34. lith/o
    stone
  35. nephr/o
    kidney
  36. noct/i
    night
  37. olig/o
    scanty (few)
  38. ren/o
    kidney
  39. ur/o and urin/o
    urine
  40. -ptysis
    spitting
  41. -emesis
    vomit
  42. -lithiasis
    condition of stone
  43. -orexia
    appetite
  44. -pepsia
    digestion
  45. -phagia
    eat or swallow
  46. -prandial
    pertaining to a meal
  47. -tripsy
    surgical crushing
  48. -ptosis
    drooping
  49. -uria
    condition of urine
  50. cervic/o
    neck or cervix
  51. colp/o
    vagina
  52. episi/o
    vulva
  53. gynec/o
    female
  54. hyster/o or metr/o
    uterus
  55. lact/o
    milk
  56. mamm/o or mast/o
    breast
  57. men/o
    menses, menstruation
  58. nat/o
    birth
  59. oophor/o
    ovary
  60. salping/o
    fallopian tubes, uterine tubes, eustachian tubes
  61. -arche
    begining
  62. -gravida
    pregnancy
  63. -para
    to bear (offspring)
  64. -partum
    childbirth
  65. andr/o
    male
  66. balan/o
    glans penis
  67. crypt/o
    hidden
  68. orch/o, orchi/o, orchid/o, testicul/o
    testes
  69. vas/o
    vessel duct, vas deferens
  70. -spermia
    condition of sperm
  71. acr/o
    extremities
  72. crin/o
    secrete
  73. home/o
    sameness
  74. kal/o
    potassium
  75. natr/o
    sodium
  76. toxic/o
    poison
  77. -crine
    to secrete
  78. -dipsia
    thirst
  79. cephal/o
    head
  80. encephal/o
    brain
  81. neur/o
    nerve
  82. phas/o
    speech
  83. -algesia
    pain, sensitivity
  84. -esthesia
    feeling, sensation
  85. -paresis
    weakness
  86. -phasia
    speech
  87. -plegia
    paralysis
  88. aque/o
    water
  89. blephar/o
    eyelid
  90. dacry/o
    tear, tear duct
  91. glauc/o
    gray
  92. kerat/o
    cornea, hard, horny
  93. lacrim/o
    tears
  94. ocul/o, opt/o, optic/o
    eye
  95. nyctal/o
    night
  96. phac/o
    lens
  97. phot/o
    light
  98. presby/o
    old age
  99. -metrist
    one who measures
  100. -opia
    vision
  101. acous/o
    hearing
  102. aur/o
    ear
  103. myring/o
    eardrum
  104. -otia
    ear condition
  105. HEENT
    head,ear,eyes,nose, throat
  106. OM
    otis media
  107. REM
    rapid eye movement
  108. IOP
    intraocular pressure
  109. PERRLA
    pupils equal, round, react to light and accommodation
  110. CNS
    central nervous system
  111. HA
    headache
  112. CVA
    cerebrovascular accident
  113. TIA
    transient ischemic attack
  114. ICP
    intracranial pressure
  115. DM
    diabetes millitus
  116. IDDM
    insulin-dependent diabetes melllitus
  117. NIDDM
    non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
  118. FBS
    fasting blood sugar
  119. ED
    erectile disfunction
  120. STD
    sexually transmitted disease or skin test done
  121. VD
    venereal disease
  122. BSE
    breast self exam
  123. CX
    cervix
  124. HCG
    human chorionic gonadotropin
  125. LMP
    last menstrual period
  126. OB
    obstetrics
  127. PMS
    premenstrual syndrome
  128. BUN
    blood urea nitrogen
  129. ESRD
    end-stage renal disease
  130. I & O
    intake and output
  131. UA
    urinalysis
  132. UTI
    urinary tract infection
  133. BM
    bowel movement
  134. GERD
    gastroesophageal reflux disease
  135. IBS
    irritable bowl syndrome
  136. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  137. PO
    by mouth
  138. COPD
    chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  139. CPR
    cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  140. SOB
    shortness of breath
  141. Asphyxia
    lack of oxygen
  142. aspiration
    inhaling food or liquid into airways or withdrawing fluid from body cavity
  143. epistaxis
    nose bleed
  144. hemoptysis
    couching up blood
  145. patent
    open or unblocked as in airway
  146. phlegm
    thick mucus
  147. rales
    cracking sound when breathing
  148. rhonchi
    wheezing
  149. sputum
    mucus
  150. stridor
    harsh, high pitch sound when taking a breath
  151. anorexia
    loss of appetite
  152. ascites
    collection of fluid in the peritoneal cavity
  153. constipation
    difficulty in defecation
  154. diarrhea
    watery bowel movement
  155. emesis
    vomiting
  156. jaundice
    yellow tint to skin
  157. melena
    passage of dark stools
  158. obesity
    having an abnormal volume of fat
  159. pyrosis
    heartburn
  160. calculus
    stone formed in kindney, renal pelvis, bladder or urethra
  161. catheter
    flexible tube inserted in body to move fluid
  162. diuresis
    increased formation and secretion of urine
  163. frequency
    greater then normal urge to urinate
  164. hesitancy
    difficulty in urination (decrease in force)
  165. micturition
    urination
  166. stricture
    narrowing of the passage way of the urinary system
  167. urgency
    feeling of urinating immediatly
  168. urinary incontinence
    involentary release of urine
  169. infertility
    inablility to produce children
  170. meconium
    first stool of a newborn
  171. obstetrics
    field that treats pregnancy
  172. puberty
    beginning of menstruation, ability to produce, around 16
  173. erectile dysfunction
    unable to maintain an erection,impotance
  174. sterility
    unable to father children
  175. edema
    body tissue containing excessive amounts of fluid
  176. exophthalmos
    protruding eyeballs
  177. hirsutism
    excessive hair growth
  178. syndrome
    group of symptoms and signs of a disease
  179. seizure
    sudden muscular contractions (epilepsy)
  180. photophobia
    stong senitivity to light
  181. presbycusis
    loss of hearing
  182. tinnitus
    ringing in the ears
  183. vertigo
    dizziness
  184. coma
    profound unconsciousness due to illness or injury
  185. conscious
    aware of your surroundings
  186. Dementia
    confussion about surroundings (alzheimer's)
  187. syncope
    fainting
  188. unconscious
    unaware of your surroundings (will react to pain, ex: pin test, person will flinch)
  189. presbyopia
    visual loss due to old age

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