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Medical Terminology in a Flash

Chapter 6 & 7
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qh
every hour
qhs
every evening
qd
every day
LMP
last menstrual period
qam
every morning
ED
erectile dysfunction
CHF
congestive heart failure
bpm
beats per minute
BPH
benign prostatic hypertrophy
L&D
labor and delivery
TURP
transurethral resection of the prostate
PID
pelvic inflammatory disease
MVP
mitral valve prolapse
CABG
coronary artery bypass graft
ALS
ameyothropic lateral sclerosis
V-fib
ventricular fibrillation
MI
myocardial infarction
RBC
red blood cells
atri/o
atria, atrium
GVHD
graft versus host disease
aort/o
aorta
hem/o, hemat/o
blood
coron/o, cardi/o
heart
Ig
immunoglobulin
arteri/o
arteries
CAD
coronary artery disease
ROM
range of motion
WBC
white blood cells
CCU
coronary care unit
ECG, EKG
electrocardiogram
tid
three times a day
thym/o
thymus
CPR
cardiopulmonary resucitation
EMG
electromyogram
CP
chest pain, cerebral palsy
DVT
deep vein thrombosis
ASHD
arteriosclerotic heart disease
Ab, AB
antibody, abortion
lymphaden/o
lymph gland
phleb/o, ven/o
vein
UTI
urinary tract infection
MS
mitral stenosis, multiple sclerosis
CA
cancer, carcinoma
ICU
intensive care unit
ser/o
serum
path/o
disease
Qid
four times a day
PKD
polycystic kidney disease
LP
lumbar puncture
PT
prothrombin time
I&D
incision and drainage
I&O
intake and output
ID
intradermal (injection)
COPD
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
AG, Ag
antigen
vascul/o
blood vessel
angi/o, vas/o
vessel
chole/o
gallbladder
lymphocyte
lymph cell
TIA
transient ischemic attack
SOB
shortness of breath
STD
sexually transmitted disease
PMS
premenstrual syndrome
q6h
every six hours
LBP
low blood pressure
ESRD
end stage renal disease
HBP
high blood pressure
HTN
hypertension
CV
cardiovascular
ARF
acute renal failure
TAH
total abdominal hysterectomy
UA
urinalysis
ICP
intercranial pressure
myel/o
spinal cord and bone marrow
VS
vital signs
NPO
not by mouth
PO
by mouth
AOM
acute otitis media
PSA
prostate specific antigen
thromb/o
thrombus (CLOT)
ather/o
thick, fatty
PR
per rectum
ventricul/o
ventricle
AIDS
acquired immune deficiency syndrome
electr/o
electricity
valv/o, valvul/o
valve
immun/o
immune
chole/o
gallbladder