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a.c.,
ac

before meals

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b.i.d.,
bid

two times a day

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h

hour

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h.s.,
hs

at bedtime

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IM

intramuscular

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IV

intravenous

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n.p.o.,
NPO

nothing by mouth (nil per os)

8

NSAID

nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

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p.c.,
pc

after meals

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PCA

patient-controlled analgesia

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p.r.n.,
prn

as needed, as necessary

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q

every

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q.h.,
qh

every hour

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q.2.h.,
q2h

every 2 hours

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q.i.d.,
qid

four times a day

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Rx

prescription

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t.i.d.,
tid

three times daily

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aer/o

air

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alges/o

sensitivity to pain

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bronch/o

bronchial tube

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chem/o

drug

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cras/o

mixture

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cutane/o

skin

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derm/o

skin

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erg/o

work

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esthes/o

feeling, sensation

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hist/o

tissue

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hypn/o

sleep

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iatr/o

treatment

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lingu/o

tongue

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myc/o

mold, fungus

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narc/o

stupor

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or/o

mouth

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pharmac/o

drug

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prurit/o

itching

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pyret/o

fever

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thec/o

sheath (of brain and spinal cord)

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tox/o

poison

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toxic/o

poison

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vas/o

vessel

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ven/o

vein

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vit/o

life

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ana-

upward, excessive, again

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anti-

against

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contra-

against, opposite

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par-

other than, apart from

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syn-

together, with