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amni/o

amnion

angi/o

vessel

arteri/o

artery

ather/o

plaque

axill/o

armpit

bronch/o

bronchial tube

bronchi/o

bronchial tube

chem/o

drug

chem/o

chemical

cholecyst/o

gallbladder

chron/o

time

col/o

colan

cry/o

cold

esophag/o

esophagus

hyster/o

uterus

hyster/o

womb

inguin/o

groin

isch/o

to hold back

isch/o

back

laryng/o

larynx

mamm/o

breast

mast/o

breast

meningi/o

meninges

my/o

muscle

myel/o

spinal cord

myel/o

bone marrow

necr/o

death

oophor/o

overy

pelv/o

pelvis

pelv/o

hip region

phleb/o

vein

pneumon/o

lung

pneumon/o

air

pneumon/o

gas

pulmon/o

lung

radi/o

x-rays

radi/o

radioactivity

radi/o

radius

salping/o

fallopian tube

salping/o

auditory tube

septic/o

infection

throac/o

chest

tonsill/o

tonsil

trache/o

trachea

ur/o

urine

ur/o

urinary tract

vascul/o

blood vessel

-ia

condition

-megaly

enlargement

-rrhage

bursting forth of blood

-sclerosis

hardening

-eal

pertaining to

-ar

pertaining to

-ary

pertaining to

-centesis

surgical

-plasty

surgical repair

-stomy

new opening

-therapy

treatment

-rrhagia

bursting forth of blood

ad lib

as desired

ADT

admission

ADT

discharge

ADT

transfer

AIDS

acquired immunodeficency syndrome

AMT

amount

cap

capsule

CNS

central nervous system

CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

CV

cardio vascular

ECG

electrocardiogram

EKG

electrocardiogram

EENT

eyes;ears;nose;throat

ER

emergency room

FBS

fasting blood sugar

GI

gastrointestinal

IM

intramuscular

inj

injection

IV

intravenous

OCP

oral contraceptive pills

OD

overdose

OR

operating room

HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

LAB

laboratory

NB

newborn

CCU

coronary care unit

CCU

critical care unit

OTC

over the counter

CDC

centers for disease control and prevention

OB

obstetrics

GYN

gyneocology

ICU

intensive care unit

Rx

treatment

Rx

therapy

Rx

prescription

SQ

subcutaneous

SIDS

sudden infant death syndrome

NS

normal saline

MI

myocardio infarcation

pt.

patient

PMH

past medical history

p.o.

by mouth

Tx

treatment

p.r.n.

as needed

SOL

solution

OINT

ointment

OPD

out patient department

a(with a line over it)

before

a.c.

before meals

AMA

against medical advice

b.i.d.

twice a day

BM

bowel movement

BP

blood pressure

B/P

blood pressure

c(with a line over it)

with

CBC

complete blood count

CC

chief complete

chr

chronic

CPE

complete physical exam

D/C

discharge

D/C

discontinue

Dx

diagnosis

FH

family history

F/U

follow up

Fx

fracture

h.s.

at bedtime

Hx

history

I&D

incision and drainage

LMP

last menstrual period

NED

no evidence of disease

NPO

nothing by mouth

NTP

normal tempature and pressure

N & V

nausea and vomiting

NYD

not yet diagnoised

OOB

out of bed

p.c.

after meal

pc

after meal

PE

physical examination

PH

patient history

PTA

prior to admission

q2h

every two hours

qam

every morning

q.d.

every day

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