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COMMON PREFIXES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22.

23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. a - absence ante - before anti - against brady - slow circum - around dys - difficulty ecto - outside erythro - red geronto - old glyco - sugar gyneco female reproductive system hydro - water hyper increase, high hypo decrease, low intra - within leuko - white macro - large mal bad, lack melano - black meno - monthly micro - small mono - single multi - many neo - new para - beside peri - around poly - many post - after pre - before pseudo - false semi - half sub - under tachy - fast uni one

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oto - ear pancreato - pancreas pharyngo - pharynx pneumo - lungs procto - rectum psych - mind pyelo pelvis of the kidney pyo - pus rhino - nose salphingo - fallopian tube spleeno - spleen thoraco - chest tracheo -trachea urethro - urethra

COMMON SUFFIXES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. algia - pain asthesia weakness cyte cell ectomy surgical removal emia in the blood gram trace, mark graphy writing, record iasis formation ist - specialist itis - inflammation logy study of lysis - breakdown meter - measure ostomy form an opening penia lack phobia - fear plasty repair plegia - paralysis rhea - flow scopy visual examination uria in the urine

PREFIXES RELATING TO THE HUMAN BODY 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. abdomino - abdomen adeno gland adipo - fats arterio - artery arthro - joint audio - hearing broncho - bronchus cardio - heart cephalo - head cerebro - brain cheilo - lips chole - bile cholecysto gallbladder colpo - vagina costo - ribs cranio - skull cutaneo - skin cysto urinary bladder dento - teeth dermato - skin duodeno - duodenum entero - intestine gastro - stomach glosso - tongue hemato - blood hepato - liver hernia - rupture hystero - uterus ileo - ileum jejuno - jejunum laparo - abdomen laryngo - larynx litho - stone mast - breast myelo - bone myo - muscle nephro - kidney neuro - nerves oophoro ovary ophthalmo - eyes opto - eyes orchi - testicles osteo - bone

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGIES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. alopecia amnesia anasarca anhidrosis anorexia ante-partum anuria aphasia aphonia apnea arrhythmia asepsis atelectasis bipedal edema bradycardia bradypnea bruxism bulimia cardiac arrest convulsion cyanosis diaphoresis edema epistaxis erythrocytes euphoria eupnea facial edema hematochezia hematoma hematuria hemorrhage hiccup hyperglycemia hyperpnea hypoglycemia infarction insomnia ischemia jaundice

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leukocytes melena menarche narcolepsy oliguria orthopnea pedal edema polycytemia polydipsia polyphagia polyuria post-partum proteinuria pruritus sepsis somnambulism tachycardia tachypnea thrombocytes uremia

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MEDICAL ABBREVIATIONS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. AGE Acute Gastroenteritis AOG Age of Gestation AURI Acute Upper Respiratory Infection BCG Bacillus Calmette Guerine BID Twice a day BP Blood Pressure BPN - Bronchopneumonia BUN Blood Urea Nitrogen CA - Cancer CAP Community Acquired Pneumonia CAT Computerized Axial Tomography CBG Capillary Blood Glucose CBR Complete Bed Rest CHF Congestive Heart Failure CKD Chronic Kidney Disease CNS Central Nervous System COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease CPR Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation CSF Cerebrospinal Fluid CVA Cardio Vascular Accident DAT Diet as Tolerated DHN - Dehydration DM Diabetes Mellitus DOB Difficulty of Breathing DPT Diphtheria, Pertussis and Tetanus DR Delivery Room ECG Electrocardiogram EDC Expected Date of Confinement EEG - Electroencephalogram EENT Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat ER Emergency Room ESR Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate ESRD End Stage Renal Disease ETT Endo-tracheal Tube FBS Fasting Blood Sugar FHT Fetal Heart Tone ID Intra Dermal IM Intra Muscular IUFT Intra-Uterine Full Term IV Intravenous KUB Kidney, Ureter and Bladder KVO Keep Vein Open LCCS Lower Cervical Caesarian Section LLPM Long Leg Posterior Mold LMP Last Menstrual Period LTCS Lower Transverse Caesarian Section MI Myocardial Infraction NGT Nasogastric Tube NPO Nothing per Orem NSD Normal Spontaneous Delivery O.D Right eye O.S Left eye O.U Both eye OB - Obstetrics OD Once a day OPD Out-Patient Department OR Operating Room

ORT Oral Rehydration Therapy P - Pulse PICU Pediatric Intensive Care Unit PTB Pulmonary Tuberculosis PUFT Pregnancy Uterine Full Term PUO Pyrexia of Unknown Origin QID Four times a day R - Respiration RBC Red Blood Cell RBS Random Blood Sugar RHD Rheumatic Heart Disease S - Stool SGOT Serum Glutamic Oxaloacetic Transaminase SGPT Serum Glutamic Pyruvic Transaminase SICU Intensive Care Unit SLE Systemic Lupus Erythematus T - Temperature TAHBSO Total Abdominal Hysterectomy Bilateral Salphingo Oophorectomy TF Typhoid Fever TID Thrice a day TURP Trans-urethral Resection of the Prostate U - Urine UGIB Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding UGIS Upper Gastrointestinal Series URTI Upper Respiratory Tract Infection UTI Urinary Tract Infection UTZ - Ultrasound VS Vital Signs WBC White Blood Cell