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Medical Terminology- Chap 15

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a.c.
before a meal
p.c.
after a meal
h.s.
at bedtime
m. et n.
morning at night
p.r.n.
as the ocasion arises
quotid.
daily
q.h.
every hour
q.q.h.
every four hours
b.i.d.
twice a day
t.i.d.
three times a day
q.i.d.
four times a day
stat.
immediately
s.o.s.
if the need arises
ut dict.
as directed
aq. (dest.)
(distilled) water
sol.
solution
i.m.
within a muscle
i.v.
within a vein
O.D.
right eye
O.S.
left eye
O.U.
each eye
p.o.
orally
n.p.o.
nothing by mouth
ad lib.
freely, at will
c., ca.
circa
ad
to, up to
ung.
ointment
ft.
let there be made
n.b.
note well
solv.
dissolve
st.
let it stand
sum
take
sig.
let it be labeled
rep.
let it be repeated
non rep.
let it not be repeated
AF
atrial fibrillation
AK
above the knee
a.m.a.
against medical advice
BK
below the knee
BP
blood pressure
BM
bowel movement
bpm
beat per minute
Bx
biopsy
cath.
catheter
CBC
complete blood count
CC
chief complaint
CSF
cerebrospinal fluid
CV
cardiovascular
CVP
central venous pressure
dc
discontinue
cc.
cubic centimeter
gm., Gm., G
gram
kg.
kilogram
mgm., mg.
milligram
l., L.
liter
ml.
milliliter