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Medical Terminology

Medical Terms for quiz 2 Fall 2010
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Hem/o, hemat/o
Blood
Hepat/o
Liver
Immun/o
Immune System
Muscul/o
Muscle
Nephr/o, ren/o
Kidney
-emia
Blood
-iasis, -osis, -sis
Condition
-itis
Inflammation
-logy, -logist, -iatry, -iatrics
Study of, specialty of
-lysis
Disintegration
Dys-
Bad, difficult
Epi-
Upon, subsequent to
Hyper-
Above, beyond normal, high
Hypo-
Below, below normal, low
Inter-
Between
fl.
Fluid
fl. oz.
Fluid ounce
g, (gm)
Gram
gtt.
Drop
hr, (h^o)
Hour
hs
At bedtime
IV
Intravenous
NPO
Nothing by mouth
pc
After meals
p.o., (per os)
By mouth
pr
Per rectum
p.r.n.
As needed