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Medical Terminology Unit 2

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tomos
cut
ex (ec)
out of, away, from
os
opening like a mouth
stoma
opening like a mouth
in
inside, into
cis (incisio)
cut, cut with a knife
-tome
instrument used to cut slices
-tomy
cut into, incise, incision
-ectomy
cut out, remove, excise, excision
-ostomy
cut a new surgical opening
leuk/o
white
melan/o
balck (dark pigment)
erythro/o
red
cyan/o
blue
chlor/o
green
xanth/o
yellow
Hgb (Hb)
hemoglobin
Hct
hematocrit
RBC
red blood cell count
WBC
white blood cell count
AAD
american Academy of Dermatology
ALL
acute lymphocytic leukemia
ARDMS
American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography
ARRT
American Registry for Radiologic Technologists
ASRT
American Society of Radiologic Technologists
CABG
coronary artery bypass graft
CAT Scan
computed axial tomography
CBC
complete blood count
CCU
cardiac care unit (critical care unit)
CE
cardiac enlargement (cardiomegaly)
CT
Computed Tomography
cTnI and cTnT
Troponin I and Troponin T
DMS
diagnostic medical sonography
ECG, EKG
electrocardiogram
ACHO
echocardiogram
FDG
flourodeoxyglucose
GA
gastric analysis
GI
gastrointestinal
mm3, cu mm
millimeter cubed, cubic millimeter
mmol/L
millimole per liter
MRI
magnetic resonance imaging
ms
millisecond
PET
positron emission tomography
Ra
radium (element)
RDCS
Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer
RDMS
Registered Diagnostic Medical sonographer
RT
Registered Technologist
RT (MR)
Registered Technologist (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
RT (N)
Registered Technologist (Nuclear Medicine)
RT (R)
Registered Technologist (Radiography)
RT (S)
Registered Technologist (Sonography)
RVT
Registered Vascular Technologist
SPECT
single photon emission computed tomography
XR
x-ray