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CS

Cesarean section (c section)

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D&C

Dilation and curettage

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FHR

Fetal heart rate

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OCP

Oral contraceptive pill

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NSVD

Normal spontaneous vaginal delivery

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NST

Nonstress test

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NB

Newborn

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LH

Luteinizing hormone

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L&D

Labor and delivery

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G

Gravida

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FSH

Follicle stimulating hormone

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VD

Venereal disease

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TSE

Testicular self examination

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STD

Sexually transmitted disease

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RPR

Rapid plasma reagin (test for syphilis)

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HSV

Herpes simplex virus

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HPV

Human papilloma virus

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GU

Genitourinary

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GC

Gonococcus (neisseria gonorrhoeae)

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ED

Erectile dysfunction

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SG

Specific gravity

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GU

Genitourinary

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BUN

Blood urea nitrogen

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Re-

Back, again and again

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Peri-

Around

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Intra-

Within

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Inter-

Between

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Hyper-

Above, more than normal

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Epi-

Upon, above

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Endo-

Innermost, within

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Dys-

Painful; difficult; abnormal

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De-

Reversal of

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Brady-

Slow

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An-

Without, not

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A-

Without, not

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-stomy

Surgically creating an opening

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-scopy

Process of using an instrument to examine

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-rrhea

Flow, discharge

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-pathy

Feeling, suffering, emotion; disorder, disease

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-osis

Abnormal condition, condition, process

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-oma

Tumor, mass

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-metry

Process of measuring

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-megaly

Enlargement

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-lysis

Process of breaking down

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-logy

Study of

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-itis

Information of, infection

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-ion

Action or condition

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-ia

Condition, state, thing

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-graphy

Process of recording

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-gram

A record of, picture

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-ectomy

Removal, surgical excision

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-ation

A process, being or having

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-al

Pertaining to

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Toc/o-

Labor and child birth

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Salping/o-

Fallopian tube

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Produc/o-

Produce, product

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Perine/o-

Perineum

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Par/o-

Birth

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Oophor/o-

Ovary

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Metri/o-

Uterus (called womb when pregnant)

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Mamm/o-

Breast

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Hyster/o-

Uterus

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Gonad/o-

Gonads (tested or ovaries)

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Gestat/o-

Gestation (from conception to birth)

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Embryon/o-

Embryo

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Colp/o-

Vagina

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Chorion/o-

Chorian (fetal membrane)

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Vas/o-

Blood vessel; vas deferens

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Semin/o-

Sperm

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Pareun/o-

Sexual intercourse

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Orchi/o-

Testes

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Interstiti/o-

Spaces within the tissue

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Inguin/o-

Groin

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Genit/o-

Genitalia

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Didym/o-

Testes

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Urology-

Study of urinary tract system

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Urologist-

One who specializes in the urinary tract system

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Urin/o-

Urine, urinary system

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Urethr/o-

Urethra

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Uteter/o-

Uterer

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Tubul/o-

Tube

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Ren/o-

Kidney

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Pyel/o-

Renal pelvis

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Py/o-

Pus

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Prostat/o-

Prostate gland

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Noct/o-

Night

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Nephr/o-

Nephron, kidney

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Micturi/o-

Making urine

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Kal/i-

Potassium

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Hyal/o-

Clear, glasslike substance

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Glomerul/o-

Glomerulus

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Filtr/o-

Filter

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Cyst/o-

Bladder, fluid filled sac, semi solid cyst

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-tripsy

Process of crushing

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-stalsis

Process of contraction

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-ptosis

State of prolapse, drooping, falling

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-opsy

Process of viewing

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-ine

Pertaining to

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-ile

Pertaining to

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-ate

Composed of

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Peristalsis-

Peri- around
-Stal/o: contraction
-sis: condition; abnormal condition; process

Process (of) contracti(ng) around

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Oliguria-

Olig/o- scanty; few
Ur/o- urine; urinary system
-ia: condition; state; thing

Condition (of) scanty urine

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Hematuria-

Hemat/o-blood
Ur/o- urine; urinary system
-ia: condition; state; thing

Condition (of) blood (in the) urine

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Lithotripsy-

Lith/o- stone
-tripsy: process of crushing
Process of crunching (a) stone

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Cystoscopy-

Cyst/o- bladder; fluid filled sac; semi solid cyst
-scopy: process of using an instrument to examine

Process of using an instrument to examine (the) bladder

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Dialysis-

Dia- complete, completely through
Ly/o- break down; destroy
-sis: condition; abnormal condition; process

Process (of) complete break down

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Pyelogram-

Pyel/o- renal pelvis
-gram: a record or picture

A record or picture (of the) renal pelvis

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O&P

Ova and parasites

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NPO

Nothing by mouth ( Latin, nil per os)

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IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome

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IBD

Inflammatory bowel disease

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HBV

Hepatitis B virus

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GI

Gastrointestinal

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BS

Bowel sounds

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BM

Bowel movement

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BE

Barium enema

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ABD

Abdomen

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Emesis

Eme/o- vomiting
-sis: condition; abnormal condition; process

Condition of vomiting

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Hemorrhoid

Hemorrh/o- a flowing of blood
-oid: resembling

Resembling a flowing of blood