Medical Terminology in a Flash

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Chapter 6 & 7

qh

every hour

qhs

every evening

qd

every day

LMP

last menstrual period

qam

every morning

ED

erectile dysfunction

CHF

congestive heart failure

bpm

beats per minute

BPH

benign prostatic hypertrophy

L&D

labor and delivery

TURP

transurethral resection of the prostate

PID

pelvic inflammatory disease

MVP

mitral valve prolapse

CABG

coronary artery bypass graft

ALS

ameyothropic lateral sclerosis

V-fib

ventricular fibrillation

MI

myocardial infarction

RBC

red blood cells

atri/o

atria, atrium

GVHD

graft versus host disease

aort/o

aorta

hem/o, hemat/o

blood

coron/o, cardi/o

heart

Ig

immunoglobulin

arteri/o

arteries

CAD

coronary artery disease

ROM

range of motion

WBC

white blood cells

CCU

coronary care unit

ECG, EKG

electrocardiogram

tid

three times a day

thym/o

thymus

CPR

cardiopulmonary resucitation

EMG

electromyogram

CP

chest pain, cerebral palsy

DVT

deep vein thrombosis

ASHD

arteriosclerotic heart disease

Ab, AB

antibody, abortion

lymphaden/o

lymph gland

phleb/o, ven/o

vein

UTI

urinary tract infection

MS

mitral stenosis, multiple sclerosis

CA

cancer, carcinoma

ICU

intensive care unit

ser/o

serum

path/o

disease

Qid

four times a day

PKD

polycystic kidney disease

LP

lumbar puncture

PT

prothrombin time

I&D

incision and drainage

I&O

intake and output

ID

intradermal (injection)

COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

AG, Ag

antigen

vascul/o

blood vessel

angi/o, vas/o

vessel

chole/o

gallbladder

lymphocyte

lymph cell

TIA

transient ischemic attack

SOB

shortness of breath

STD

sexually transmitted disease

PMS

premenstrual syndrome

q6h

every six hours

LBP

low blood pressure

ESRD

end stage renal disease

HBP

high blood pressure

HTN

hypertension

CV

cardiovascular

ARF

acute renal failure

TAH

total abdominal hysterectomy

UA

urinalysis

ICP

intercranial pressure

myel/o

spinal cord and bone marrow

VS

vital signs

NPO

not by mouth

PO

by mouth

AOM

acute otitis media

PSA

prostate specific antigen

thromb/o

thrombus (CLOT)

ather/o

thick, fatty

PR

per rectum

ventricul/o

ventricle

AIDS

acquired immune deficiency syndrome

electr/o

electricity

valv/o, valvul/o

valve

immun/o

immune

chole/o

gallbladder

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