Intro to Med Term Flashcards


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cyt/(e,o)

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cell

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ocul/o

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eye

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nas/o

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nose

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or/o

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mouth

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crani/o

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pertaining to the skull

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encephal/o

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brain

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pneum/o

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lungs

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card/io

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heart

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hepat/o

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liver

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gastr/o

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stomach

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enter/o

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small intestines

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derm/o

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skin

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arthr/o

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joints

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oste/o

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bone

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adip/o

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fat

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my/o

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muscle

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a-, an-

without, lack of

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ante-

before

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anti-

against

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brady-

slow

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dys-

difficult, painful, bad

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hem (a, ato,o)-

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blood

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hyper-

excessive, high

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hypo-

low, decreased, under

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intra-

within, into inside

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-ac, -ic

pertaining to

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-algia

pain

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-ectomy

surgical removal

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-ism

condition, state of being

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-itis

inflammation

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-esthesia

sensation, feel

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-gram

tracing or picture

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-osis

condition, state of

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chrom/(a,at,o)

color

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alba/albi

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white

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chlor/o

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green

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cyan/o

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blue

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erythro-

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red

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leuko (leuco)

white

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melan/o

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black or dark

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xanth/o

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yellow

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eponym

terms used in medicine that are named after people, places or things

ex. Achilles tendon

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acute

Symptoms or signs that begin and worsen quickly; not chronic.

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diagnosis

determination of the nature of a person's disease

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prognosis

prediction of a probable outcome of a disease

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symptom

any type of physical or mental changes that occur in a person which differs from their state of homeostasis

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@

at

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ac

before meals

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ad lib

as desired

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as tol

as tolerated

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bid

twice a day

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BR

bed rest

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CC

chief complaint

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c/o

complains of

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D/C

discontinue

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Dx

diagnosis

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gtts

drops

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HOH

hard of hearing

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HS

hours of sleep

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Hx

history

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inj

injection

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NPO

nothing by mouth

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OU

both eyes

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per

by, through

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po

by mouth

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qid

four times a day

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AM

morning, before noon

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PM

after noon

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pt

patient

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y/o

years old