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27 terms

Intro to Pharmacy Medical Terms #2

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Hem/o, hemat/o
Blood
Hepat/o
Liver
Immun/o
Immune system
Muscul/o, my/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)
hour
hs
at bedtime
IV
Intravenous
NPO
Nothing by mouth
pc
after meals
po, (per os)
by mouth
pr
per rectum
prn
as needed