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Mal-

bad

2

Megalo-

large

3

Tachy-

fast

4

Brady-

slow

5

Re-

back;again

6

Para -

alongside; near

7

Poly-

many; much

8

Pro-

before

9

Syn-

with; together
ex. think in SYNc

10

Dia-

through, throughout

11

-ectomy

surgical removal
ex. fundectomy

12

-ostomy

form a NEW opening
ex. colostomy-creating an opening in the colon

13

-otomy

to make an incision or cut into

14

-rrhaphy

suture
ex. gastrorrhaphy- suture of the stomach

15

-rrhage

excessive flow, profuse fluid discharge

16

-rrhexis

rupture
ex. angiorrhexis- rupture of the vessels

17

-oid

resembling

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-oma

tumor; mass

19

CMP

Comprehensive Metabolic Panel

20

CCU/ICU

Critical Care Unit/Intensive Care Unit

21

EKG

Electrocardiogram

22

BMP

Basic Metabolic Panel

23

MR

Metabolic Rate

24

Peds

Pediactrics

25

PT and OT

Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy

26

qd

everyday

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bid

twice a day

28

qid

four times a day

29

tid

three times a day

30

ac

before a meal