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the suffix emia means
blood
medical term for expanding or opening wider is
dilate
the abbreviation for urinalysis is
UA
the medical term for groups of cells with the same function
tissue
the medical term for the basic unit of body structure is
cell
the abbreviation for below or low is
hypo
the medical term for the time when menstration begins is
menarche
the medical term for when menstration stops is
menarche
the abbreviation for gastrointestinal is
GI or G.I.
the medical term for an involuntary movement is
reflex
the medical term for paralysis from the waist down is
paraplegia
the medical term for paralysis from the neck down is
quadriplegia
the medical term for by mouth is
po
the abbreviation for dressing is
dsg
the medical term for paralysis on one side of the body is
hemiplegia
the menical term for circular movement around a central point is
rotation
the medical term for turning the palm foreward, as applied to the hand is
supination
the medical term for a decrease in size or a wasting away is
atrophy
the medical term for straighting of the body part is
extension
the abbreviation for postprandial blodd sugar is
PPBS
the medical term for bending a body part away from the body is
abduction
the medical term for bending a body part is
flextion
the medical term for turning the palm backward is
pronation
the medical term for bending backward is
dorsiflextion
the medical term for the abnormal shortening of a muscle is
contracture
the medical term for moving a body part toward the midline of the body is
adduction
the abbreviation for the laboratory is
lab
the abbreviation for discontinue is
d/c
the abbreviation for bedtime for or hour of sleep is
hs
the abbreviation for above or high is
hyper
the abbreviation for hour is
hr or h
the abbreviation for electroencephalogram is
EEG
the abbreviation for papanicolaou smear is
pap smear
the abbreviation for cancer is
Ca
the medical term for loss of appetite is
anorexia
the medical term for tube feeding is
gavage
the medical term for sugar in the urine is
glucosuria
the common term for a decubitus ulcer; a pressure sore is
bedsore
the abbreviation for temperature, pulse, and respiration is
TPR
the abbreviation for at once or immediately is
stat
the abbreviation for preparing the patient for surgery by shaving the skin is
prep
the abbreviation for specimen is
Spec or spec
the medical term for a preparation that makes and controls body odor is
deodorant
the abbreviation for cardiopulmonary resuscitation is
CPR
the abbreviation for glucose tolerance test is
GTT
the abbreviation for gallon is
gal
the abbreviation for blood urea nitrogen is
BUN
the abbreviation for orange juice is
OJ or O.J.
the abbreviation the intensive care unit is
ICU or I.C.U.
the abbreviation for operating room is
OR or O.R.
the abbreviation for ounce is
oz
the word element itis means
inflammation
the word element hema, hemo means
blood
the word element hyster means
uterus
the word element mast means
breast
the word element gastro means
stomach
the word element myo means
muscle
the word element otomy means
incision, surgical cutting
the word element oma means
tumor
the word element phlebo means
vein
the word element pneumo means
air, lungs
the word element adeno means
gland
the word element algia, algesia means
pain
the word element cardio means
heart
the word element cranio means
skull
the word element ectomy means
surgical removal
the word element emesis means
vomiting
the word element cise means
cut
the word element centesis means
puncture
the word element renal means
kidney
the word element post means
after
the word element osis means
condition of
the word element rhino means
nose
the word element stomato means
mouth or the ostium uteri
the word element super means
above
the abbreviation for toxic shock syndrome is
TSS
Erythema refers to
red skin
the opposite of deep is
superficial
high blood pressure is referred to as
hypertension
Neoplasm refers to
new growth
the abbreviation for chief complete is
CC
the abbreviation for grain is
gr
the abbreviation carb means
carbohydrate
the abbreviation for water is
aq
the abbreviation for gynecology is
gyn
removal of synovial fluid from a joint is called
arthrocentesis
a condition seen in infancy due to a defiency in Vitaman D characterized by softening of the bone is called
rickets
Abnormal S-shaped lateral curvature of the spine is called
scoliosis
what is the name of the stucture in the heart which distributes the electrical implulse to the ventricles
purkinje fibers
the temperature taken at the armpit is the
auxillary temperature
what is a break in a bone without penetration of the skin surface over the fracture site called
closed fracture
inflammation of the liver is called
hepatitis
inflammation if the eyelid is called
blepharitis