Medical Term. And Abr. 1st Sem

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-ectomy

Surgical removal

-itis

Inflammation

-malacia

Soft

-ologist

Specialist

-ology

The study of

-oma

Tumor

-osis

Any condition

-otomy

Cut into

Aden-

Gland

Angi-

Vessel

Arthr-

Joint

Blephar-

Eyelid

Cardi-

Heart

Cerebr

Brain

Dermat-

Skin

Enter-

Intestines

Gastr-

Stomach

Gingiv-

Gum

Hepat-

Liver

Megal-

Enlarged

Nephr-

Kidney

Path-

Disease

Plast-

Surgical repair

Rhin-

Nose

Spasm

Involuntary contraction

OSHA

Occupational Safety &Health Association

NIH

National Institute of Health

OBRA

Omnibus Reconciliation Act

VICA

Vocational Industrial Clubs of America

HOSA

Health Occupation Student Association

CTSO

Career and Technical Student Orginizations

A.m.

Morning

P.m.

Afternoon

Ac

Before meals

Pc

After meals

-algia

Pain

Crani-

Skull

End-

Inside, within

Hemi-

Half

Hyper-

Above, more than normal

Cyst-

Sac containing fluid

Chole-

Bile

Hypo-

Under

-scop-

Observe

Hyster-

Uterus, womb

-ostomy

Create an opening

Para-

Beside, beyond

-lysis

Loosening, destruction

Cervic-

Neck

Chondr-

Cartilage

Cyan-

Blue

Hem(at)-

Blood

Psycho-

Mind

My-

Muscle

Lith-

Stone

Ophthalm- or opt-

Eye

Proct-

Anus

CDC

Center for Disease Control

AMA

American Medical Association

HMO

Health Maintenance Organization

WHO

World Health Organization

FDA

Federal Drug Administration

DEA

Drug Enforcement Agency

D/C

Dis Continue

Cc

Cubic centimeter

Ml

Milliliter

Mm

Milimeter

Gal

Gallon

Amt

Amount

Gm(g)

Gran

-desis

Binding

-gram

Record

-ptosis

Falling

-rrhapy

Suture

-trophy

Development

Acro-

Extremities

Auto-

Self

Burso-

Sac

Carcin

Cancer

Cephal-

Head

Dent-

Teeth

Gen-

Original, production

Glosso-

Tongue

Hydro-

Water

Mani-

Madness

Mast-

Breast

Penia-

Decrease

Retro-

Backwards

Rhexis

Break, burst

Strept-

Twist

Surpa-

Above

Trip-

Rub friction

Cl

Chlorine

K

Potassium

N

Nitrogen

Hg

Mercury

CO

Carbon monoxide

Hgb

Hemoglobin

Lobo-

Section

-emesis

Vomiting

Contra-

Against, counter

-iasis

Condition

Trans-

Through, across

Brady-

Slow

-ectasis

Expansion

Odont-

Tooth

Leuk-

White

-esthesia

Sensation

Cantho-

Angle at end of eye lid

Steno-

Narrow, contracted

Cheil-

Lip

-cele

Hernia

Benign

Mild, not cancerous

Semen

Seed

Celio-

Abdomen

Erythro-

Red

Vaso-

Vessel

Melan-

Black

Cauda-

Tail

Lingua-

Tongue

Myring-

Eardrum

Spondyl-

Spinal column

q

Each/every

qd

Everyday

qid

Four times a day

qod

Every other day

Bid

Twice a day

Tid

Three times a day

PRN

Repeat as needed

NPO

Nothing by mouth

P.o.

By mouth

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