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ax

axillary

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H20

water

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Iv

intravenous

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IVPB

intravenous piggy back

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PCA

patient controlled analgesic

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TKO

to keep open

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ID

intradermal

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IM

intramuscular

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PR

per rectum

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SL

under the tongue

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SQ,SC, subq

subcutaneous

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supp

suppository

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top

topical

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MRSA

methicillin-resistant to staphylococcus aureus

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Staph

staphylococcus

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strep

streptococcus- looks chain like.

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NKA

no know allergies

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NKDA

no known drug allergies

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staphy/o

grape like structure

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coccus

round shaped bacteria

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Derm/o, Dermat/o, Cutane/o

skin

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-a

noun ending

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Onycho, ungu/o

nails

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crypt/o

hidden

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-phagia

eating or swallowing

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kerat/o

hard; horny tissue

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necrosis

abnormal condition of tissue death

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seb/o

oil

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rhytid/o

wrinkles

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trich/o

hair

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myc/o

fungus

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xer/o

dry

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edema

swelling

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diaphoresis

excessive sweating

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epi-

upon, over

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intra-

within, inside

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per-

through

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trans-

through, across

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bi/o

life

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-opsy

view of, viewing

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aut/o

self

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heter/o

other

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-tome

instrument used to cut thin layers