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abdomin/o-

abdomen

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append/o-

appendix

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arteri/o-

artery

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arthr/o-

joint

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card/i-

heart

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cardi/o-

heart

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cholecyst/o-

gallbladder

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col/o-

colon

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colon/o-

colon

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derm/o-

skin

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enter/o-

intestine

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gastr/o-

stomach

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hem/o-

blood

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hepat/o-

liver

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hyster/o-

uterus (womb)

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intestin/o-

intestine

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lapar/o-

abdomen

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laryng/o-

larynx (voice box)

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mamm/o-

breast

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muscul/o-

muscle

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nas/o-

nose

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neur/o-

nerve

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pneumon/o-

lung; air

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thyroid/o-

thyroid gland

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tonsill/o-

tonsil

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urin/o-

urine; urinary system

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vagin/o-

vagina

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ven/o-

vein

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-ac

pertaining to

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-al

pertaining to

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-ectomy

surgical excision

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-gram

a record or picture

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-graphy

process of recording

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-ia

condition; state; thing

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-ic

pertaining to

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-ist

one who specializes in

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-itis

inflammation of; infection of

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-logy

the study of

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-lysis

process of breaking down or destroying

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-megaly

enlargement

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-metry

process of measuring

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-pathy

disease; suffering

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-scope

instrument used to examine

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-scopy

process of using an instrument to examine

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-stomy

surgically created opening

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-tomy

process of cutting or making an incision

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a-

away from; without

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an-

without; not

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anti-

against

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bi-

two

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brady-

slow

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dys-

painful; difficult; abnormal

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endo-

innermost; within

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epi-

upon; above

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eu-

normal; good

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hyper-

above; more than normal

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hypo-

below; deficient

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inter-

between

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intra-

within

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peri-

around

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poly-

many; much

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post-

after; behind

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pre-

before; in front of

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sub-

below; underneath; less than

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tachy-

fast

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CC

chief complaint

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Dx

diagnosis

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EHR

electronic health record

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H & P

history and physical (examination)

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HPI

history of present illness

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PE

physical examination

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ROS

review of symptoms