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Medical Term. And Abr. 1st Sem

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-ectomy
Surgical removal
-itis
Inflammation
-malacia
Soft
-ologist
Specialist
-ology
The study of
-oma
Tumor
-osis
Any condition
-otomy
Cut into
Aden-
Gland
Angi-
Vessel
Arthr-
Joint
Blephar-
Eyelid
Cardi-
Heart
Cerebr
Brain
Dermat-
Skin
Enter-
Intestines
Gastr-
Stomach
Gingiv-
Gum
Hepat-
Liver
Megal-
Enlarged
Nephr-
Kidney
Path-
Disease
Plast-
Surgical repair
Rhin-
Nose
Spasm
Involuntary contraction
OSHA
Occupational Safety &Health Association
NIH
National Institute of Health
OBRA
Omnibus Reconciliation Act
VICA
Vocational Industrial Clubs of America
HOSA
Health Occupation Student Association
CTSO
Career and Technical Student Orginizations
@
At
A.m.
Morning
P.m.
Afternoon
Č
With
S
Without
P
Pulse
Ac
Before meals
Pc
After meals
-algia
Pain
Crani-
Skull
End-
Inside, within
Hemi-
Half
Oid-
Like
Hyper-
Above, more than normal
Cyst-
Sac containing fluid
Chole-
Bile
Hypo-
Under
-scop-
Observe
Hyster-
Uterus, womb
-ostomy
Create an opening
Para-
Beside, beyond
-lysis
Loosening, destruction
Cervic-
Neck
Chondr-
Cartilage
Cyan-
Blue
Hem(at)-
Blood
Ost-
Bone
Psycho-
Mind
Lip-
Fat
My-
Muscle
Lith-
Stone
Ophthalm- or opt-
Eye
Proct-
Anus
CDC
Center for Disease Control
AMA
American Medical Association
HMO
Health Maintenance Organization
WHO
World Health Organization
FDA
Federal Drug Administration
DEA
Drug Enforcement Agency
D/C
Dis Continue
Dr
Dram
Ft
Foot
In
Inch
Cc
Cubic centimeter
Ml
Milliliter
Mm
Milimeter
Gal
Gallon
Amt
Amount
Gm(g)
Gran
-desis
Binding
-dyn
Pain
-gram
Record
-ptosis
Falling
-rrhapy
Suture
-trophy
Development
Acro-
Extremities
Auto-
Self
Burso-
Sac
Carcin
Cancer
Cephal-
Head
Cost-
Rib
Dent-
Teeth
Epi-
Upon
Gen-
Original, production
Glosso-
Tongue
Hydro-
Water
Mani-
Madness
Mast-
Breast
Penia-
Decrease
Retro-
Backwards
Rhexis
Break, burst
Strept-
Twist
Surpa-
Above
Trip-
Rub friction
Fe
Iron
Cl
Chlorine
Na
Sodium
K
Potassium
N
Nitrogen
Hg
Mercury
O2
Oxygen
CO
Carbon monoxide
Hgb
Hemoglobin
Lobo-
Section
-emesis
Vomiting
Contra-
Against, counter
-iasis
Condition
Trans-
Through, across
Brady-
Slow
-ectasis
Expansion
Cyt-
Cell
Odont-
Tooth
Leuk-
White
-esthesia
Sensation
Cantho-
Angle at end of eye lid
Steno-
Narrow, contracted
Cheil-
Lip
-cele
Hernia
Benign
Mild, not cancerous
Semen
Seed
Celio-
Abdomen
Erythro-
Red
Vaso-
Vessel
Melan-
Black
Cauda-
Tail
Lingua-
Tongue
Myring-
Eardrum
Spondyl-
Spinal column
q
Each/every
qd
Everyday
qid
Four times a day
qod
Every other day
Bid
Twice a day
Tid
Three times a day
X
Times
PRN
Repeat as needed
NPO
Nothing by mouth
P.o.
By mouth
-centesis
Puncture
-pexy
Suspension
Anti-
Against
Bili-
Bile
Cec-
Blind passage
Hallux
Great toe
Lacrim-
Tear
Lact-
Milk
Macul-
Spot
Mening-
Membrane
Myco-
Fungus
Myel-
Marrow, spinal column
Onco-
Tumor
Onych-
Nail, claw
Or-
Mouth
Oto-
Ear
Ovar-
Egg
Pyle-
Gate, opening
Sphenic-
Wedge
Spiro-
Coil
Squam-
Scale, scaley
Sub-
Under
Thorac
Chest
Vesic-
Bladder
Viscero-
Organ
DOB
Date of Birth
DOD
Date of Death, Date of discharge
Dx
Diagnosis
Cont
Continue
CPR
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Hx
History
Fx
Fracture
Sx
Surgery
Px
Prognosis
RDA
Recommended Daily Allowance
Acoust(i)-
Hearing, sound
Aur-
Ear
Bucc(o)-
Cheek
Cilia
Eyelash
Colp(o)
Hollow, vagina
Cor
Heart
Dendr-
Tree, branching
Encephal-
Brain
Histo-
Tissue
Leio-
Smooth
Orchi-
Testis
Palpebr-
Eyelid
Phleb-
Vein
Phon-
Voice, sound
Physio-
Nature
Pilo-
Hair
Plasia-
Development or growth
Plexus
Braid, an interweaving or network
Ren-
Kidney
Rug-
Wrinkle; crease; fold
Salpingo-
Tube
Stoma-
Mouth or opening
Thalam-
Inner chamber
Tympan-
Ear drum
Umbilic-
Navel
DVM
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
RN
Registered nurse
MD
Medical Doctor
DDS
Doctor of Dental Science
RRT
Registered Respiratory therapist
PDR
Physician'a Desk Reference
DH
Dental Hygienist
CNA
Certified Nursing Assistant
PA
Physician's Assistany