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cardiopathy

-pathy

disease

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pyrophobia

-phobia

abnormal fear of specific things

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rhinoplasty

-plasty

surgical repair

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nephroptosis

-ptosis

drooping, sagging, prolapse

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hemorrage

-rrhagia, -rhage

abnormal flow or discharge (blood)

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myorrhaphy

-rrhaphy

suturing

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diarrhea

-rrhea

abnormal flow or discharge (not blood)

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myorrhexis

-rrhexis

rupture

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arteriosclerosis

-sclerosis

abnormal hardening

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telescope

-scope

instrument used for visual examination

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colonoscopy

-scopy

visual examination

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hemostasis

-stasis

stop, control

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arteriostenosis

-stenosis

abnormal narrowing

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-

a

before

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-

c

with

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-

p

after

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-

s

without

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DX

diagnosis

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HX

history

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Rx

take/prescribe

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TX

treatment

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C

Celsius

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F

Fahrenheit

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c/o

complains of

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CC

chief complaint

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d/c, DC

discontinue (discharge)

57

H&P

History and physical

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PE

physical exam

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pt or PT

patient

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R/O

rule out (may or may not have)