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494 Terms

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cardi

heart

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cerebr

brain, cerebrum

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col, colon

colon (section of large intestine)

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dermat

skin

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disk

disk (as in disk of spine)

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gastr

stomach

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nephr, ren

kidney

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oste

bone

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pulmon

lung

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10

pre-

before (in time or space)

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cerebr/o (combining form)

brain, cerebrum

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col/o, colon/o (combining form)

colon (section of large intestine)

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dermat/o

skin

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disk/o

disk (as in disk of spine)

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uni-, mono-

one

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bi-, di-

two, twice

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tri-

three

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quad-, quadri-

four

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hemi-, semi-

half

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in-, im-, non-

not

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dis-

separate, remove

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anti-, contra-

opposing, against

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ex-

out of, away from

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ecto-, exo-

outer, outside

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en-, end-, endo-

in,within

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sym-, syn

together, with

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ab-

away from

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ad-

to, toward

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normo-

normal

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mega-, megalo-

large, oversize

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ultra-

excess, beyond

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iso-

equal, alike

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homo-, homeo-

same, alike

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hetero-

other, different

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pseudo-

false

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re-

again, backward

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-ism, -ia, -y

condition of

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-megarly

enlargement

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-meter

instrument for measuring

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-ole

small

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pt

patient

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H&P

history and physical (examination)

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Hx

history

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Sx

symptom

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Dx

diagnosis

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Px

prognosis

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Tx, Tr

treatment

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Rx

prescription

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MD

doctor of medicine

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DC

doctor of chiropractic medicine

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DDS

doctor of dental surgery

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OD

doctor of optometry

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OB/GYN

obstetrics/gynecology

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ENT

ear, nose, throat

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Peds

pediatrics

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PA

physician's assistant

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ICU

intensive care unit

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ER, ED

emergency room, emergency department

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CAM

complementary and alternative medicine

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m, cm, mm

meter, centimeter, millimeter

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L, mL

liter, milliliter

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g or gm, mg, kg

gram, milligram, kilogram

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cc

cubic centimeter

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oz

ounce

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C

Celsius, centigrade (temperature)

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F

Farenheit (temperature)

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b.i.d.

twice a day

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q.i.d.

four times a day

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noc

night

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p.c.

after meals

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p.r.n.

as needed

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NPO

nothing by mouth (doesn't eat or drink)

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ADL

activities of daily living

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STAT

immediately

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AP

anteroposterior (from front to back)

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lab

laboratory

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Ht

height

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Wt

weight

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preop, pre-op

preoperative (before surgery)

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postop, post-op

postoperative (after surgery)

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VS

vital signs

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T

temperature

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P

pulse rate

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R

respiratory rate

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blast/o

immature cell

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epitheli/o

epithelium (type of tissue)

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fibr/o

fiber

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gluc/o, glyc/o

glucose, sugar

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hist/o

tissue

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lei/o

smooth

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lip/o

fat

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morph/o

form, shape

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my/o, myos/o

muscle

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oste/o

bone

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sarc/o

flesh

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troph/o

nourishment

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viscer/o

internal organs

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-oma

tumor

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-stasis

stopped, standing still

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body system

group of organs with related structure or function

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