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  1. SOAPSubjective Objective Assessment Plan


  2. MyopiaNearsighted (can only see things that are near)


  3. DermatoPertaining to the liver


  4. HemiHalf


  5. CyanosisBluish discoloration of the skin


  6. HematemesisMemory loss


  7. HIPAAHealth Insurance Portability and Accountability Act


  8. HepatoPertaining to the liver


  9. SynapseTo break


  10. BronchodilatorDilates the bronchi (in the lungs)


  11. -lyticAbnormal softening


  12. EndometriumInner lining of the uterus


  13. PyelonephritisDilated veins that occur in anal canal


  14. AntibioticButterfly or H-shaped gland located in the neck


  15. CretinismProtrusion of a part or whole of a organ into another organ


  16. pHMeasure of acidity or alkalinity


  17. Renal colicAcute pain in kidney area caused by blockage due to stones


  18. HyperCell


  19. OvulationTo bend a body part


  20. PleurisyLast and longest portion of the small intestine


  21. MedialEnlargement


  22. PathyTemperature pulse respiration


  23. EncephaloRelated to the brain


  24. AcromegalyEnlargement of the extremities(hands and feet due to increased growth hormone secretion in adults)


  25. Prothrombin timeItching


  26. NeuronsInvoluntary discharge of urine


  27. EpiglottisBenign tumor of the uterine wall


  28. -pexyMany


  29. RhinoPertaining to the nose


  30. OligoAbdominal pain


  31. AmpuleBones of the wrist


  32. PertussisWhooping cough


  33. TachyProcess of recording or picture


  34. IncontinenceInability to control the flow of urine


  35. RrhageDischarging heavily


  36. PneumoAir or lungs


  37. EpistaxisNose bleed


  38. InvasiveEntry into living tissue


  39. Pleural effusionEscape of fluid into the thoracic cavity


  40. AlgiaAbnormal softening


  41. ROMMetered dose inhaler


  42. AssetsCollection of pus


  43. PIDBefore


  44. DNAVisual Acuity


  45. CachexiaHalf


  46. NephroPertaining to the kidneys


  47. GonadSex gland


  48. RrhaphySurgical repair


  49. NeuralgiaNerve pain


  50. SpiroManner of walking


  51. AlveolusAir sacs in the lungs where exchange of gases


  52. AntiAgainst


  53. PericardiumMuscle layer of the heart


  54. LeukoWhite


  55. ECG/EKGA substance involved in a chemical reaction


  56. qhGrain


  57. CentrifugeMethod of growing microorganisms from a sample


  58. PlegiaClinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments


  59. MeningitisInflammation of the meninges


  60. AntihistamineTo make something germ free by cleaning


  61. SupinationTurning the palm forwards


  62. ForcepsInstrument used to grasp tissue


  63. MalaciaAbnormal softening


  64. HemorrhoidsDilated veins that occur in anal canal


  65. DisinfectantAnti microbial agent that is applied to non-living objects to destroy microorganisms


  66. HemoptysisCoughing blood


  67. LarynxVoice box


  68. BileFracture


  69. GraphySurgical repair


  70. AgglutinationTo make something germ free by cleaning


  71. SpeculumHidden, obscure, not easily visible


  72. -lysisPain


  73. AsepsisAbnormal accumulation of fluid in the peritoneal cavity


  74. VilliTiny finger like projections


  75. MyeloPertaining to fever


  76. AlbuminuriaAlbumin(protein)in the urine


  77. JejunumProtrusion of a part or whole of a organ into another organ


  78. ProteinuriaPresence of protein in the urine


  79. GigantismCondition resulting from excessive growth hormone production in childhood


  80. AntiemeticPrevents vomiting relieves nausea


  81. Endocrine glandsMovement


  82. DCPertaining to


  83. SciaticaInflammation of the sciatic nerve


  84. OSHAOccupational Safety and Health Administration


  85. ContagiousCatching, can be transmitted from person to person


  86. pcMeasure of acidity or alkalinity


  87. CheiloPertaining to nose


  88. AntitussiveProduces calming effect without causing sleep(tranquilizer)


  89. CalculusStone


  90. AerobeMicroorganism that needs oxygen to grow


  91. -phagiaEating or swallowing


  92. VesicoUrinary bladder


  93. HydronephrosisSwelling of one or both kidneys


  94. EuWell, good, normal


  95. MelenaEnlargement


  96. Voiding/ MicturationUrination


  97. MelanoBlack


  98. GastroDisease,suffering


  99. EnteroPertaining to the small intestine


  100. EmesisVomiting


  101. DyniaBone of the forearm on the medial side


  102. HypothyroidismInflammation of the bladder


  103. GoiterRelated to bone


  104. ColicAbdominal pain


  105. BursaFluid filled sac found around joints


  106. PolyuriaExcessive urination


  107. OsteoRelated to bone


  108. AnuriaAbsense of urine


  109. HistoTissue


  110. EdemaCutting or surgical incision


  111. CranioAbdominal pain


  112. ReagentA substance involved in a chemical reaction


  113. RxTreatment


  114. ThrombocytePlatelet


  115. QID, qidFour times a day


  116. CholecystoPertaining to the gallbladder


  117. FxFracture


  118. ApneaAbsence of breathing


  119. EchocardiographyUltrasound of the heart


  120. CommunicableDifference between debit and credit


  121. AdductionMoving a body part towards the midline


  122. I&DRight ear


  123. GlomerulonephritisInflammation of the renal pelvis


  124. RenalPertaining to the kidneys


  125. EndorsementInvoluntary discharge of urine


  126. TopicalA small glass/plastic tube that contains multiple doses of medication


  127. CBCWell, good, normal


  128. PathogenDisease producing microorganism


  129. SprainSpeech


  130. AtrophyDecrease in size or wasting


  131. OtomyCutting or surgical incision


  132. gtt, gttsFour times a day


  133. QCHour of sleep, bedtime


  134. HypnoticAgainst


  135. O.DVaccine information sheet


  136. ParturitionMoving a body part away from the midline


  137. ParenteralOther than by mouth


  138. MycoBefore meals


  139. HypoxiaLack of oxygen


  140. PolycythemiaIncrease in RBC count


  141. SPTSkin Prick Test(scratch test - used for allergy testing)


  142. ItisInflammation


  143. GramPicturing or a recordingiik


  144. A.UPhenylketonuria( heel puncture done in babies)


  145. MasticationAbnormal band of tissue narrowing a body passage


  146. CaudalA sharp instrument used to obtain capillary blood sample


  147. PleuraMembrane covering the lungs


  148. TinnitusRinging in the ears


  149. BradySlow


  150. -rrheaDischarge


  151. UTITwo


  152. TestesMale gonad


  153. HumerusBone of the upper arm


  154. IUDNon sufficient funds


  155. FibulaFluid filled sac found around joints


  156. TPRTemperature pulse respiration


  157. PreBefore


  158. PatellaPain and suffering


  159. DysuriaPainful urination


  160. ErythroRed


  161. PolyphagiaExcessive hunger


  162. AntianxietyRelieves anxiety


  163. S.A nodeNatural pacemaker of the heart


  164. XiphoidIntrauterine device


  165. BuccalBetween the cheek and gums


  166. KyphosisHunchback


  167. OtoBefore meals


  168. CarrierBones of the wrist


  169. PalpationPertaining to the fallopian tubes


  170. BiCerebrospinal fluid


  171. CyanoBlue


  172. SterileFree of all microorganisms


  173. VentralFront or belly side


  174. HematocritRatio of the volume of packed red blood cells to that of whole blood


  175. ArtifactsNeutralizes acidity (tums, pepto)


  176. Holter MonitorChemical substance secreted by an endocrine gland


  177. PlateletKnee cap


  178. OlogyStudy of


  179. ThyroidButterfly or H-shaped gland located in the neck


  180. ScapulaShoulder blade


  181. LacerationTowards the side


  182. TendonFibrous tissue connecting muscle to the bone


  183. A.SBoth the ears


  184. Anti-InflammatoryDrug that reduces fever


  185. NSFevery hour


  186. InspirationEntry into living tissue


  187. PharynxThroat


  188. SternumPlasma with the clotting factors removed


  189. Petty cashA small cash fund readily available for minor office expenses


  190. RicketsVitamin D deficiency


  191. Ectopic pregnancyParalysis from the waist down


  192. MyoBefore meals


  193. NephropathyKidney disease


  194. -clasisDrooping


  195. FistulaShin bone


  196. CiseCerebrovascular accident(stroke)


  197. MetatarsalsBones of the foot


  198. CreditA payment subtracted from existing balance(an increase in liability or a decrease in an asset, a bookkeeping entry reflecting payment by patient on his/her account, always entered on right hand side of the account)


  199. CostalOccupational Safety and Health Administration


  200. HepatitisA sexually transmitted disease


  201. PyrosisHeartburn


  202. O.SLeft eye


  203. UAProstate specific antigen


  204. SclerosisAbnormal hardening


  205. AntisepticAn agent that destroys micro organisms on living tissue


  206. ProctoPacked Cell Volume


  207. GravidaPregnant


  208. NPO, npoNothing by mouth


  209. -ptosisDrooping


  210. AntacidNeutralizes acidity (tums, pepto)


  211. EmiaBlood, blood condition


  212. DiureticIncreased excretion of urine


  213. HyperthyroidismExcessive production of thyroid hormone


  214. FlexionRelease of ovum from the ovary


  215. CholangioBile duct


  216. JaundiceYellowish discoloration of the skin


  217. ParasiteOrganism that lives in or on another organism to derive its food


  218. BilirubinYellow pigment


  219. ContractureAbnormal shortening of a muscle


  220. StenosisNarrowing


  221. HepatomegalyEnlargement of the liver


  222. HemolysisBreakdown of RBC's


  223. DiaphragmTube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body


  224. UlnaOccupational Safety and Health Administration


  225. LMPPertaining to ears


  226. DeglutitionSwallowing


  227. VISTissue


  228. PPEPersonal Protective Equipment


  229. DysHour of sleep, bedtime


  230. DiplopiaTiny finger like projections


  231. SupraAbove, over


  232. Popliteal pulseAfter childbirth


  233. MenarcheOnset of menstruation


  234. MyocardiumNearsighted (can only see things that are near)


  235. EctomyCreating a surgical opening


  236. DiuresisIncreased excretion of urine


  237. NephronDo not repeat, no refill


  238. PneumoniaInflammation/infection of the lungs


  239. HemoglobinIron containing pigment in RBC's(carries oxygen)


  240. DuodenumFirst portion of the small intestine


  241. CephalicIncreases the excretion of urine


  242. PRN, prnAs needed


  243. CoagulationClotting


  244. TibiaShin bone


  245. QuadriplegiaParalysis from the neck down


  246. SpecimenA sample ( urine, blood, stool, pus, throat swab)


  247. Mantoux testEnlargement of the thyroid gland


  248. HemiplegiaMembrane covering the lungs


  249. OsisAbnormal condition


  250. SalpingitisInflammation of the gums


  251. -tripsyTo crush


  252. CholecystitisInflammation of the gallbladder


  253. TracheostomyCreating an opening in the trachea


  254. PayerDisease,suffering


  255. EmulsionBasic cell of the nervous system


  256. DysmenorrheaPainful cramps during menstruation


  257. CraniumSkull


  258. RhinitisInflammation of the fallopian tubes


  259. A , anVisual Acuity


  260. AscitesAbnormal accumulation of fluid in the peritoneal cavity


  261. TetanyIntermittent muscular spasms(hypocalcium)


  262. CerumenEar wax


  263. AsphyxiaSuffocation due to lack of oxygen


  264. MaxillaLower jaw bone


  265. ScalpelInstrument used to cut


  266. OnychoSetting free, loosening


  267. ad libas desired, as much as needed


  268. PostAbnormal condition


  269. Apical pulseStone


  270. InsulinHormone produced by the pancreas gland


  271. AbductionA liquid preparation which mixes fine droplets of oil in water


  272. CystitisInjury to the muscle or tendon


  273. LithoTiny finger like projections


  274. PneumothoraxMembrane covering the lungs


  275. W-2Wage and tax statement


  276. ExtensionTo straighten a body part


  277. VasodilatorDilates the blood vessels


  278. ClavicleWithout fever


  279. VirusRange of motion


  280. ParaplegiaParalysis from the waist down


  281. EsophagusFood pipe


  282. VialIntravenous pyelography


  283. AnorexiaA payment subtracted from existing balance(an increase in liability or a decrease in an asset, a bookkeeping entry reflecting payment by patient on his/her account, always entered on right hand side of the account)


  284. AnklyoMany


  285. VAVisual Acuity


  286. ForgeryFemale gonad


  287. GlucosuriaPertaining to glomerulus


  288. LateralTowards the side


  289. EdemaBlack colored stools


  290. BalanceParalysis


  291. MDIMetered dose inhaler


  292. ThymoPertaining to the thymus gland


  293. PeristalsisWave like muscular movement seen in hollow structure


  294. SublingualUnder the tongue


  295. AnalgesicDrug that relieves pain


  296. PolioGray


  297. FibroidBenign tumor of the uterine wall


  298. LeukocytosisDecrease in WBC count


  299. AmnesiaPain


  300. STAT, statPertaining to the stomach


  301. SedativeProduces calming effect without causing sleep(tranquilizer)


  302. PexySurgical fixation


  303. AdrenalineHormone produced by the adrenal gland


  304. Pernicious anemiaAnemia caused due to bone marrow failure to produce all cells including RBC's


  305. RhinoHuman Chorionic Gonadotropin (urine test for pregnancy)


  306. non-repDo not repeat, no refill


  307. MyometriumMiddle muscle layer of the uterus


  308. HerniaA charge added to existing balance(an increase in asset or decrease of a liability, entered on left hand side of an account)


  309. VasoconstrictorTorn or jagged wound


  310. CultureMethod of growing microorganisms from a sample


  311. SporesA person named on the check as the receiver of the amount


  312. AccountBlue


  313. AuscultationClumping together of cells


  314. TracheaWind pipe


  315. FlexedWhite


  316. TKRIntrauterine device


  317. CPX/CPEA person named on the check as the receiver of the amount


  318. DiverticulumA sac occurring in the wall of the colon


  319. Exocrine glandsGlands that secrete substances through a duct


  320. HematuriaWhooping cough


  321. FBS/F.B.SInstrument used to grasp tissue


  322. EstrogenSurgical removal


  323. ThrombocytopeniaDecrease in platelet count


  324. HemopoieticFormation of red blood cells


  325. OvaryFemale gonad


  326. ChymeCell


  327. DyspneaDifficulty breathing


  328. O.UBoth eyes


  329. SyphilisGray


  330. PTTPartial thromboplastin time(clotting time)


  331. HamstringMuscle at the back of the thigh


  332. ESRErythrocyte Sedimentation Rate


  333. KUBKidney Ureters Bladder


  334. MastoPertaining to breast


  335. UrticariaUnwanted activity on ECG


  336. Carotid pulseA small glass container that has single dose of medication


  337. BronchitisInflammation of the nasal mucosa


  338. ChondroPertaining to lips


  339. SubBlood Urea Nitrogen


  340. PhakoLens of the eye


  341. -peniaLow count


  342. PyroPertaining to fever


  343. Hct/HCTHuman Chorionic Gonadotropin (urine test for pregnancy)


  344. OlfactorySense of smell


  345. MeningesMembranes covering the brain and spinal cord


  346. ProteinsNutrient needed for growth and repair of cells and tissues


  347. D&CDilation and curettage


  348. PrenatalBefore childbirth


  349. ExpirationRelease of ovum from the ovary


  350. PostpartumAfter childbirth


  351. GonorrheaEnlargement of the thyroid gland


  352. HIVHuman Immunodeficiency Virus


  353. ssSkin Prick Test(scratch test - used for allergy testing)


  354. CervixSkull


  355. TestosteroneRelated to bone


  356. OstomyCreating a surgical opening


  357. ZygomaticCheek bone


  358. PurulentBefore


  359. AntidoteLower jaw bone


  360. HyperglycemiaHigh blood sugar levels


  361. PruritisItching


  362. Amino acidsAbnormal softening


  363. AutoclavingBlack


  364. PCVCerebrovascular accident(stroke)


  365. W-4Treatment


  366. RrhexisSweetened liquid medicine


  367. MyringoPain


  368. BiopsySlow


  369. AnticoagulantLoss of appetite


  370. OliguriaScanty urination


  371. UmFracture


  372. MensurationRelease of ovum from the ovary


  373. ArthroCrooked, bent, stiff


  374. CataractMicroorganism that needs oxygen to grow


  375. PPBSPostprandial blood sugar


  376. A.DRight ear


  377. AntepartumBefore childbirth


  378. AdjustmentProfessional courtesy discounts, write offs, amounts not paid by insurance


  379. FemurBent


  380. BlepharoPertaining to eyelids


  381. TarsalsMedication administered on top of the skin


  382. TransdermalThrough the skin


  383. AfebrileWithout fever


  384. CryptorchidismCondition resulting from lack of thyroid hormone at birth


  385. CVAProstate specific antigen


  386. -plastySlow


  387. Urinary bladderTubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder


  388. acBefore meals


  389. ElixirSweetened liquid medicine


  390. SyncopeRelated to the spinal cord


  391. RrheaAbsence of breathing


  392. EpilepsySeizure disorder


  393. IVPIntravenous pyelography


  394. AcPertaining to


  395. MenopauseMicroorganism that needs oxygen to grow


  396. PolyMany


  397. SebumOil


  398. HemothoraxChest


  399. BUNRange of motion


  400. -phasiaHeartburn


  401. GaitAbnormal condition


  402. AxillaryUnderarm or armpit


  403. EupneaNormal breathing


  404. MandibleDigestive juice produced in the liver


  405. Pulse oximetryMeasuring oxygen saturation in blood


  406. HypoBelow normal


  407. SanitizationTo make something germ free by cleaning


  408. Accounts payableMoney owed to the practice by patients


  409. StomatoCutting or surgical incision


  410. PhalangesBones of the fingers and toes


  411. CryosurgeryCreating a surgical opening


  412. AbrasionTurning the palm backward


  413. HidrosisSweating


  414. CoccyxTail bone


  415. NebulizerPainful urination


  416. -kinesiaMemory loss


  417. PronationTurning the palm forwards


  418. ProstateGland of the male reproductive system that surrounds the urethra


  419. Femoral pulsePermanent cessation of menstruation


  420. AmenorrheaWithout fever


  421. LacrimalPertaining to tears


  422. QuadricepsPus


  423. Sickle cell anemiaGenetic disorder due to abnormal hemoglobin shape


  424. TachypneaBreathing possible only on sitting or standing position


  425. PlastyTaking small tissue for examination


  426. UnguoPertaining to nails


  427. AntipyreticDrug that reduces fever


  428. PegboardWrite it once system


  429. Snellen chartUsed to measure visual acuity


  430. -celeHernia


  431. MetacarpalsBones of the hand


  432. MyxedemaCondition resulting from lack of thyroid hormone in adults


  433. CuretteIncreases the excretion of urine


  434. Accounts receivableMoney owed to the practice by patients


  435. CystoBladder


  436. LigamentA sharp instrument used to obtain capillary blood sample


  437. DysphagiaPainful or difficulty swallowing


  438. PolydipsiaExcessive thirst


  439. XeroOil


  440. StrictureProduces calming effect without causing sleep(tranquilizer)


  441. CyteCell


  442. GingivitisRinging in the ears


  443. PercussionAs needed


  444. Diabetes mellitusChronic disease produced due to lack of insulin


  445. PKUMany


  446. GTTGlucose Tolerance Test( 3hr test used to diagnose diabetes and hypoglycemia)


  447. HormoneChemical substance secreted by an endocrine gland


  448. AnteAbsence of breathing


  449. HypoglycemiaLow blood sugar levels


  450. HPF/hpfSurgical fixation


  451. THRTotal hip replacement


  452. CarbohydratesInstrument used to scrape material from a cavity


  453. OrthopneaAbsence of breathing


  454. HemostatInstrument used to stop bleeding


  455. SalpingoPertaining to the nose


  456. -desisTo bind, tie together


  457. -lithiasisInflammation of the liver


  458. OophoroPertaining to ovaries


  459. DefibrillatorUsed to shock the heart back into normal rhythm


  460. BxPertaining to


  461. LeukopeniaFast breathing


  462. ContaminationInflammation of the nasal mucosa


  463. NephrologistHeartburn


  464. Daily journalTowards the lower part of the body


  465. GlomeruloPertaining to glomerulus


  466. GRDifferential count(different types of WBC's)


  467. PelvisHip bones


  468. TID, tidThree times a day


  469. AnaerobeMicroorganism that can grow in the absence of oxygen


  470. ColoPertaining to lips


  471. AbscessCollection of pus


  472. ZygoteFertilized egg


  473. ThoraxChest


  474. IleumLast and longest portion of the small intestine


  475. CystalgiaPain in the urinary bladder


  476. RadiusBone of the forearm on the thumb side


  477. Pituitary glandMaster endocrine gland located in the brain


  478. ScurvyVagina


  479. HCGHuman Chorionic Gonadotropin (urine test for pregnancy)


  480. ErythrocyteRed blood cell


  481. MegalyEnlargement


  482. Aplastic anemiaAnemia caused due to bone marrow failure to produce all cells including RBC's


  483. AnemiaLack of hemoglobin or decrease in oxygen carrying capacity of the blood


  484. DorsalBack


  485. BradypneaSlow breathing


  486. hsHour of sleep, bedtime


  487. NephritisPertaining to the kidneys


  488. OccultHidden, obscure, not easily visible


  489. CarpalsRelated to joint


  490. CLIABlood, blood condition


  491. SerumPlasma with the clotting factors removed


  492. PostingTransferring information from one record to another


  493. InspectionMaking observation


  494. PSAHealth Insurance Portability and Accountability Act


  495. ColpoScanty


  496. UrethraWind pipe


  497. ContraceptiveChewing


  498. EnuresisInvoluntary discharge of urine


  499. NephrolithiasisKidney stones


  500. OrchidoPertaining to testes


  501. CystoscopyInflammation of the bladder


  502. AngioPertaining to blood vessels


  503. FebrileFever


  504. StrainUrinary Tract Infection


  505. MydriaticRelated to eardrum


  506. ExophthalmosAct of breathing out


  507. UretersTubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder


  508. PayeeBefore


  509. Debitas desired, as much as needed


  510. -ectasisStretching, dilation, enlargement


  511. BID,bidNeutralizes acidity (tums, pepto)


  512. CatheterizationTurning the palm backward


  513. TympanoBelow normal


  514. PyeloMeasure of acidity or alkalinity


  515. OpticPertaining to the eye or sight or vision


  516. LancetA sharp instrument used to obtain capillary blood sample


  517. CSFCerebrospinal fluid


  518. HysteroBreathe


  519. -somnoSleep