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a.m., AM

morning

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b.i.d., BID

two times per day

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h.s.

hour of sleep

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noc.

night

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p.m., PM

afternoon

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p.r.n.

whenever necessary

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q.

every

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q.2h, q.4h

every 2 hours, every 4 hours

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q.h.

every hour

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q.i.d. QID

four times a day

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stat

immediatly

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t.i.d.

TID

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cap(s)

capsule(s)

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tab(s)

tablet(s)

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Bx

biopsy

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CA

cancer

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chemo

chemotherapy

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mets

metastasis

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CBC

complete blood count

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RBC, rbc

red blood cell count

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WBC, wbc

white blood cell count

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WNL

within normal limits

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Chrom/o

colors

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chlor/o

green

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cyan/o

blue

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erythr/o

red

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leuk/o

white

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poli/o

gray

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melan/o

black

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xanth/o

yellow

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aden/o

gland

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cyt/o

cells

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epitheli/o

epithelium-tissues that surround internal and external organs of our body

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hist/o

tissue

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lip/o

fat

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my/o

muscle

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viscer/o

internal organs

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system/o

system

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neur/o

nerve

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pathy, path/o

disease

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caner/o or carcin/o

cancer

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eti/o

cause (or disease)

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sarc/o

flesh, connective tissue

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oma, onc/o

tumor, mass

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rhabd/o

rod, shaped, striated

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lei/o

smooth

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dia

through

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dys

difficult, painful, bad

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hyper

excessive, above

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hypo

below, deficient

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meta

beyond

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neo

neew

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al, ic, ous

pertaining to

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osis

abnormal condition (increase when used with blood)

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gen

substance that causes or produces

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genic

producing, causign

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sarcoma, sarcoma

malignant tumor

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plasia

development or formation

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plasm

material (substance) that develops of forms cells or tissue

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diagnosis

identification of a disease or condition

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benign

not malignant (not cancerous) non-recurrent, recovery is possible

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malignant

tending to become worse
can cause death or cancer

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encapsulated

enclosed in a capsule

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remisstion

improvement or absence of signs of diesease

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carcinoma in situ

cancer in early stage, before invading surrounding tissue

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chemotherapy

treatment for cancer with drugs

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radiation therapy

treatment of cancer with radioactive substance