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Medical Terms

Physicians Progress Notes

Physicians daily record of the patients condition.

Operative Report

Report from the surgeon detailing an operation.

Ancillary Reports

Reports from various treatments and therapies the patient has received.

Nurses Notes

Record of the patients care throughout the day.

Discharge Summary

Outline of the patients ENTIRE hospital stay.

pexy

surgical fixation

centesis

puncture to withdraw fluid

ectomy

surgical removal

plasty

surgical repair

ostomy

surgically create an opening

ism

state of

malacia

abnormal softening

sclerosis

hardening

ptosis

drooping

pathy

disease

stenosis

narrowing

logy

study of

algia

pain

megally

enlargement, large

itis

inflammation

genesis

produce, generate

lysis

destruction

iasis

abnormal condition

semi

partial, half

morph

shape

hemat

blood

nephr

kidney

pulmon

lung

cardi

heart

ur

urine, urinary tract

dermat

skin

enter

small intestine

laryng

voice box

hypo

under, below

dys

painful, difficult

anti

against

hyper

above, over

pre

before, in front of

brady

slow

intra

within, inside

peri

around

epi

upon, over

super

above, excess

trans

through, across

endo

within, inner

retro

backward, behind

pseudo

false

graphy

process of recording

scope

instrument for viewing

gram

record or picture

graph

instrument for recording

scopy

process of visually examining

tic

pertaining to

iac

pertaining to

ory

pertaining to

al

pertaining to

ar

pertaining to

ior

pertaining to

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