Medical Terminology Unit 2

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ex (ec)

out of, away, from

os

opening like a mouth

stoma

opening like a mouth

in

inside, into

cis (incisio)

cut, cut with a knife

-tome

instrument used to cut slices

-tomy

cut into, incise, incision

-ectomy

cut out, remove, excise, excision

-ostomy

cut a new surgical opening

leuk/o

white

melan/o

balck (dark pigment)

erythro/o

red

cyan/o

blue

chlor/o

green

xanth/o

yellow

Hgb (Hb)

hemoglobin

Hct

hematocrit

RBC

red blood cell count

WBC

white blood cell count

AAD

american Academy of Dermatology

ALL

acute lymphocytic leukemia

ARDMS

American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography

ARRT

American Registry for Radiologic Technologists

ASRT

American Society of Radiologic Technologists

CABG

coronary artery bypass graft

CAT Scan

computed axial tomography

CBC

complete blood count

CCU

cardiac care unit (critical care unit)

CE

cardiac enlargement (cardiomegaly)

CT

Computed Tomography

cTnI and cTnT

Troponin I and Troponin T

DMS

diagnostic medical sonography

ECG, EKG

electrocardiogram

ACHO

echocardiogram

FDG

flourodeoxyglucose

GA

gastric analysis

GI

gastrointestinal

mm3, cu mm

millimeter cubed, cubic millimeter

mmol/L

millimole per liter

MRI

magnetic resonance imaging

ms

millisecond

PET

positron emission tomography

Ra

radium (element)

RDCS

Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer

RDMS

Registered Diagnostic Medical sonographer

RT

Registered Technologist

RT (MR)

Registered Technologist (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)

RT (N)

Registered Technologist (Nuclear Medicine)

RT (R)

Registered Technologist (Radiography)

RT (S)

Registered Technologist (Sonography)

RVT

Registered Vascular Technologist

SPECT

single photon emission computed tomography

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