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With just this single reference, you’re getting an entire library of specialized word books. There’s no need to buy separate books to cover all the specialties with which you may be less familiar. Sloane’s Medical Word Book includes the terms that medical transcriptionists encounter most frequently — all in a convenient, user-friendly format. Terms are organized by specialty, so you can always select the correct word with accuracy. A must-have for students and practicing transcriptionists!
  • Organization of terms by specialty allows you to accurately identify the correct word.
  • A 16-page full-color insert shows anatomy by body systems and region.
  • Three convenient sections provide a quick reference:
    • General Terms includes general medical terms, general surgical terms, and laboratory, pathology, and chemistry terms
    • Specialties includes terms from 18 different specialties
    • Guide to Terminology includes abbreviations, anatomy plates, combining forms, and rules for forming plurals
  • Selected entries include both the correct spelling and a phonetic spelling for terms that may be difficult to spell.
  • 100 commonly misspelled English words frequently used in dictation.
  • Unique! All forms of words are listed, including adjectives and adverbs, plus the "s" form of verbs.
  • Unique! Includes slang, physician-coined words, and brief forms along with their expansions.
  • Unique! Phrases can be found under the adjective and under the noun main entry.
  • Author Ellen Drake is a nationally known speaker and expert in medical transcription.
  • New terms ensure that you have the most up-to-date information available.

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Sloane's Medical Word
Book
FIFTH EDITION
Ellen Drake, CMTTable of Contents
Cover image
Title page
Copyright
Dedication
Preface to the 5th Edition
Acknowledgments

Part One: General Terms
General Medical Terms
General Surgery Terms
Laboratory, Pathology, and Chemistry Terms

Part Two: Specialties
Cardiology
Dentistry
Dermatology
Gastroenterology
Infectious Diseases and Immunology
Internal MedicineNeurology and Pain Management
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Oncology and Hematology
Ophthalmology
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Otorhinolaryngology
Pediatrics
Psychiatry
Pulmonary Medicine
Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, and Other Imaging
Urology and Nephrology

Part Three: Guide to Terminology
Abbreviations
Combining Forms, Prefixes, and Suffixes in Medical Language
Rules for Forming Plurals

Appendix
Anatomy Plates of the Human Body
Table of Elements
Table of Weights and MeasuresC o p y r i g h t
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Last digit is the print number: 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1D e d i c a t i o n
To MTs who see their work as a critical part of quality patient care.
And to him who sets my feet on high places.Preface to the 5th Edition
Although the general organization and structure remain the same since the last
edition, each section has been thoroughly reviewed and updated. Terms have been
reevaluated for their relevance to the section or specialties in which they have been
included. Outdated terms and phrases have been removed, and many new terms and
phrases have been added. I haven’t included a lot of Latin anatomical terms due to
space considerations and because they’re not dictated that often and are easily
enough found in a medical dictionary since they don’t really change much.
Entries. Unlike dictionaries, phrasal entries appear in their natural order. A main
entry can be any part of speech—noun, adjective, adverb, verb. Under a main entry,
you may see the placeholder for that term at the beginning, in the middle, or at the
end of a subentry. The position of the placeholder indicates the placement of the
main entry in the phrase. For example,
angle
a. alpha, alpha a.
anterior chamber a.
a. beta, beta a.
a.-closure glaucoma
lateral a. of eye
medial a. of eye
Alphabetization: Entries are alphabetized letter-by-letter, ignoring spaces,
symbols, and numbers within entries. Numbers at the beginning of a chemical name
are also ignored. Numbers at the beginning of nonchemical terms are alphabetized as
though spelled out. Articles, prepositions, conjunctions, and place holders including
plural placeholders, which are spelled out in the subentry, are ignored in
alphabetization. Exception: An eponymic phrase occupying a single line is
alphabetized as though the eponym is a main entry and the noun is a subentry. Thus,
Babinski syndrome
Babinski-Fröhlich syndrome
Babinski-Nageotte syndrome
Babinski-Vaquez syndrome
Brackets. Brackets following an entry indicate (1) an alternative spelling, esp.
true for eponyms containing special characters; (2) Latin expansions, or (3) other
explanatory notes, such as the preferred spelling or brief de4nitions or part ofspeech (noun, adj.) to differentiate between homophones.
Abbreviations. Abbreviations as main entries are followed by an em dash. If there
is only one expansion, it will follow the em dash on the same line as the
abbreviation. If there is more than one expansion for the abbreviation, all
expansions will be treated as subentries without a placeholder. Abbreviations that
appear after a main entry or subentry will be in parentheses. Expansions of
abbreviations used as subentries will also appear in parentheses. Latin abbreviations
are expanded to their English equivalents with the Latin expansion in brackets; if
expanded in transcription, the English equivalent is usually preferred.
Where to Look. You’ll 4nd common English terms used in healthcare
documentation, frequently misspelled English terms, terms not generally classi4able
to a particular specialty, terms relating to the body (abdomen, extremity, etc.), and
terms used in physical examinations in General Medical Terms. Names of surgical
procedures and surgical instruments and devices will be found in General Surgical
Terms, while surgical diagnoses, 4ndings, and anatomy will be found in the relevant
specialties. Look for a lab test 4rst in Laboratory, Pathology, and Chemistry Terms
before looking in a specialty section. Additionally, pathogens, bacteria, fungi,
viruses, and genus & species as well as types of cells will be found in Laboratory,
Pathology, and Chemistry Terms.
Imaging studies of all kinds will be found in Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, and other
Imaging, while the terms related to the 4ndings on such studies may appear both in
this section and in the appropriate specialty section. Look for abbreviations 4rst in
Abbreviations in Part Three, although very common abbreviations may be found in
the specialty sections. Always look for association and industry abbreviations, such
as AHDI and AAFP, in Abbreviations.
In general, every attempt has been made to place terms with the specialty where
they are most likely to be used. Cross-referencing in several specialties has been
utilized where practical.
In Part Three, Rules for Plurals and the quick reference table for Combining Forms
in Medical Terminology will be very helpful for students who use this reference. The
Anatomy Plates, Tables of Weights and Measures, and the Table of Elements in the
Appendix will be helpful as well.
Unique Features
Phonetic Spellings and Pronunciation. Quotation marks are used to identify
phonetic spellings; the correct spelling will follow. Quotation marks are also used for
pronunciations of diA cult-to-spell or diA cult-to-pronounce entries. Terms in
quotation marks in this book should never be transcribed. Quotation marks are not
used in transcription unless dictated, so there are no quotation marks around any
other term, including slang.
Slang. Slang terms are identi4ed as slang and, when possible, alternativeexpressions follow.
As with my other books, I welcome readers’ feedback. If you have comments,
corrections, or questions, you may e-mail me at the address below or send them to
me via U.S. mail in care of Sloane’s Medical Word Book, W.B. Saunders Company,
The Curtis Center, Independence Square West, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3399. To
order additional copies, individuals can call 800-545-2522; schools call
800-7824479, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Central.
Author’s e-mail address:
Ellen.Drake@gmail.com
Ellen Drake, CMT
Central FloridaA c k n o w l e d g m e n t s
Many thanks and hugs to my faithful friends, Georgia and Susan. Your
encouragement and friendship mean so much to me. To Peg Nelson, my friend and
assistant, and my sister Joan, I am so appreciative of your attention to detail,
alertness, and critical thinking and your help with the database. To my entire family
and to Randy’s mother Jan, your understanding when I have been unavailable and
your encouragement mean more than I can say. To Jennifer Janson and Kelly
Brinkman, your patience and support are much appreciated. Thanks also go to the
entire Elsevier development team, especially Trish Tannian and Kelly Milford, whose
work made this a better book. Any weaknesses, omissions, or mistakes are entirely
mine; everyone mentioned above did their jobs with professionalism and skill.
Finally, to my husband Randy, your name really deserves to be next to mine.
Without you, this book would not have been possible, nor indeed would any of my
projects. You work tirelessly to make things easy for me. I love the elegant database
—truly a work of art—that you designed for me to work in. You put in many hours
and long nights to help me complete this book, without so much as a hint of
irritation or complaint. Your patience and determination amaze me, even after all
these years. My love to you.P A R T O N E
General Terms
OUTLINE
General Medical Terms
General Surgery Terms
Laboratory, Pathology, and Chemistry TermsGeneral Medical Terms
AAO3, AAOx3—awake, alert, and oriented times three [to time, place, and person]
AAS—acute abdominal series
abandonment
abate
abatement
ABC—airway-breathing-circulation [protocol]
ABD, Abd, abd—abdomen, abdominal
abdomen
abdominal
a. ballottement
a. cavity
a. pressure
a. pulse
a. reflexes
a. respiration
abducent
abduct
abduction
abductor
aberrancy
aberrant
aberration
abeyance
ability
general a.
ablation
ABN, Abn, abn—abnormal, abnormality
abnormal
abnormity
ABO blood groups
abortifacients [a class of drugs]
abortion
abrasion
dicing a.abrasive
abruption
abscess
acute a.
cheesy a.
chronic a.
stellate a.
absinthe
absorb [take in, assimilate]
absorbable
absorption
absorptive
absorptivity
abstinence
abstract
abstraction
absurdity (absurdities)
abundance
abuse
alcohol a.
chemical a.
child a.
drug a.
elder a.
ethanol a.
inhalant a.
laxative a.
mixed drug a.
physical a.
polydrug a.
polypharmacy a.
polysubstance a.
psychoactive substance a.
sexual a.
spousal a.
spouse a.
substance a.
tobacco a.
a.c.—before meals [L. ante cibum]
a capite ad calcem [L. from the head to the heel]ACC—ambulatory care center
accede
accelerant
accelerated
acceleration
accelerator
accentuation
access
accessory muscles of respiration
accident
cardiovascular a.
car versus pedestrian a.
cerebrovascular a. (CVA)
motor vehicle a. (MVA)
a. prone
acclimate, acclimated
acclimatize, acclimatized
accommodate
accommodation
accommodative
accomplice
acculturation
accuracy
ACEIs—ACE inhibitors [a class of drugs]
acerbity
acetaminophen
a. overdose
a. poisoning
a. toxicity
acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) poisoning
ache
achievement scores
acidic
acidity
acidophilus [Lactobacillus acidophilus]
ackee, akee
ACLF—adult congregate living facility
ACLS—advanced cardiac life support
acme
acousticacoustics
ACP—aspirin, caffeine, phenacetin
acrid
acrimony
acritical
action
antagonistic a.
cumulative a.
activated charcoal
activator
tissue plasminogen a. (t-PA, tPA, TPA)
activity
a.’ s of daily living (ADLs)
instrumental a.’s of daily living
acute
acute on chronic
a.o.c. illness
a.o.c. symptoms
ACVD—arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease
acyanotic
AD—
admitting diagnosis
advance directive
A.D.—right ear [L. auris dextra]
adaptability
adaptation
physiologic a.
additive
ADDU—alcohol and drug dependency unit
adduct
adduction
adenoviral
adequacy
adhere
adherent
adhesiveness
adjunct
adjunctive
adjustment disorder
adjuvanticityadjuvant therapy
ADL, ADLs—activities of daily living
adm, admit—admission
admittance
ad nauseam
adolescence
adolescent
ADR—adverse drug reaction
adrenergic agonists
adsorb [accumulate on the surface]
adsorbent
adsorption
adsternal
adult
adulterant
adulteration
advancement
adventitious sounds
adverse effects
adversive
advocate
patient a.
AED—antiepileptic drug
AEq—age equivalent
AER—auditory evoked response
aerial
aerophagia
aerosol
aerosolization
aerosolize, aerosolized
AF—Asian female
afebrile
affect [verb: to influence, to change, to alter]
affect [noun: state of mind]
apathetic a.
bland a.
blunted a.
congruent a.
constricted a.
depressed a.depressive a.
euphoric a.
flat a.
impaired a.
inappropriate a.
labile a.
restricted a.
affection
affective
affiliation
affinity
afflux [flow toward]
“A-fib” Slang for atrial fibrillation.
aforementioned
aftercare
aftereffect
aftermath
against medical advice (AMA)
age
a. of consent
functional a.
physical a.
physiologic a., physiological a.
skeletal a.
agent
chemotherapeutic a.
Agent Orange
aggregate
aggressive
a. manner
a. treatment
aging
agitated
agonal
agonist
beta-2 a.
narcotic a. [a class of drugs]
narcotic a.-antagonists [a class of drugs]
agony
aid [assistance or device]first a.
aide [assistant, person]
nurse’s a.
AIDS-related terms
See in Infectious Diseases and Immunology.
ailment
air
ambient a.
a. bed
a. cushion
a. embolism
a. embolus
a. hunger
airborne
airsickness
airway
artificial a.
esophageal obturator a.
lower a.
nasopharyngeal a.
oropharyngeal a.
a. resistance
akee, ackee
akinetic
albeit [although]
alcohol
a. addiction
grain a.
a. intoxication
sugar a.
a. withdrawal delirium
wood a.
alcoholic psychosis
alk phos [Slang for alkaline phosphatase.]
allergen
allergic
allergist
allergy
alliance
therapeutic a.working a.
allopathic
allowance
allude, alluded [make reference to]
allusion [a reference to something else]
almond
alopecia
alphanumeric
ALS—advanced life support
alternate
alternating
alternation
a.m.—before noon [L. ante meridiem]
AM—Asian male
AMA—
against medical advice
American Medical Association
amalgamation
amaranth
ambidexterity
ambidextrous
ambient
ambiguity
Ambu bag
ambulance
ambulant
ambulation
ambulatory
ameliorate, ameliorated
amelioration
amenable
AMH—automated medical history
AMI—acute myocardial infarction
aminosalicylic acid (ASA)
ammonia
amorphous
amp [Slang for ampicillin.]
amp and gent [Slang for ampicillin and gentamicin.]
amphetamines
amphitheaterampoule [pref: ampule]
AMPPE—acute multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy
ampule
amuck, amok
anabolic steroids
anachronism
analgesic
analogous
analogy
analyst
anaphrodisiac
anaphylactic reaction
anasarca
anatomy
ancillary therapy
anecdotal
anemic
angina
anginal
angioma (angiomata)
spider a.
angiotensin
a. II
a.-converting enzyme (ACE)
a.-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs)
angle
costovertebral a. (CVA)
angulated
anicteric
animated
animation
anise
annihilation
anomaly
developmental a.
anonymous
anorectic
antacid
antagonist
histamine H a.’s [a class of drugs]1histamine H a.’s [a class of drugs]2
ante—before
antecedent
antemortem, ante mortem
anteriorly
anterograde
anteroinferior
anterointernal
anteromedian
anteroposterior
anteroposteriorly
anterosuperior
anterosuperiorly
anteroventral
anteverted
anthelmintic
anthropomorphic
anthropomorphism
antibiotics [a class of drugs]
aminoglycoside a.
bactericidal a.
bacteriostatic a.
beta-lactam a
broad-spectrum a.
carbapenem a.
cephalosporin a.
fluoroquinolone a.
glycopeptide a.
lincosamide a.
macrolide a.
oral a.
polyene a.
sulfonamide a.
tetracycline a.
topical a.
antibody (antibodies)
anticoagulant
anticonvulsant
antidepressant
antidiureticantidiuretic hormone
antidote
antiemetic
antiepileptic
antigen (Ag)
antihistamine
antihyperlipidemic agent
antilipemic
antinauseant
antineoplastic
antipyretic
antisepsis
antiseptic
antispasmodic
antitoxin
antitussive
antivenin
antiviral
AP—angina pectoris
antepartum
anteroposterior [x-ray]
A&P—auscultation and percussion
APACHE—acute physiology and chronic health evaluation
APC—acetylsalicylic acid, phenacetin, caffeine
APC-C—aspirin, phenacetin, caffeine with codeine
aphasic
appearance
angry a.
shocklike a.
shocky a.
toxic a.
appetizers
appraisal
health risk a.
apprehension
apron
abdominal a.
aptitude
apyretic
apyrexiaapyrexial
apyrogenic
AQS—additional qualifying symptoms
aquatic
aqueous
AR—artificial respiration
ARC—American Red Cross
archaic
archetype
arcus senilis
ARD—
acute respiratory disease
acute respiratory distress
ARDS—adult respiratory distress syndrome
area (areae, areas)
body surface a. (BSA)
ARF—
acute renal failure
acute respiratory failure
armadillo
armpit
aromatics
arrested
arrhythmic
articulate
articulation
artifact
artificial sweeteners
aspartame
Equal
PureVia
Splenda
stevia
sucralose
Sweet and Low
Truvia
A.S., AS—left ear [L. auris sinistra]
ascending
ascertain, ascertained
ascertainmentaspartame
aspect
dorsal a.
ventral a.
asphyxia
autoerotic a.
sexual a.
asphyxiate, asphyxiated
asphyxiation
aspirin
assault
aggravated a.
felonious a.
assessment
assumption of care
asthma
astringent
asymmetric, asymmetrical
atelectasis
atelectatic
athlete
atonic
atopic
ATPase (adenosine triphosphatase) inhibitors
atrophied
atrophy
attenuant [diluting substance]
attenuate [weaken]
attenuation
attrition
atypia
AU—each ear [L. auris utraque] [not: auris uterque]
aura
auris (aures)
autopsy
auxiliary
AVM—arteriovenous malformation
AVN—atrioventricular node
A&W—alive and well
AWI—anterior wall infarctionaxis (axes)
azotemia
AZT—azidothymidine [now: zidovudine]
b—born
BA, B.A.—Bachelor of Arts
background
Bair-Hugger Convective Warming Unit
baldness
male pattern b.
banana bag
bandeau
banding
barberry
barbiturate
bare, bared
bariatrics
barley
barrel chest
barrier
architectural b.
basal body temperature
baseline
bases (plural of basis)
basically
basilateral, basolateral
basin
kidney b.
basolateral, basilateral
battalion
battery of tests
bedpan
bedrest, bed rest
bedridden
bedwetting
belching
bellyache
bellybutton
beneficence
beneficial
beneficiarybenefit
indemnity b.
maximum hospital b.
maximum medical b.
service b.
benefited
beseech, beseeched
beta blocker
bibasilar rales
bicarbonate
b. of soda
sodium b.
b.i.d.—twice a day [L. bis in die]
bigeminal
bigeminy
bilious
biliousness
bind
bioavailability
biocompatibility
biocompatible
bioflavonoid
biohazard
birthing center
bitter
bitters; bitter tonics
bizarre
blanket
hypothermic b.
blast
b. chest
b. effect
lung b.
bleb
blockade
blockage
blocker
beta b.
H b.1
H b.2starch b.
blood bank
blood-brain barrier
blood pressure
arterial b.p.
diastolic b.p.
elevated b.p.
high b.p.
labile b.p.
low b.p.
systolic b.p.
BLS—basic life support
BM—
body mass
bone marrow
bowel movement
BMR—basal metabolic rate
board
back b.
spine b.
board certified, board-certified
board eligible, board-eligible
BOM—bilateral otitis media
BOOP—bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia
“boo-yaw,” “boo-yawn” Phonetic for bouillon.
borderline
bossing
bouillon
bout
bowel
b. movement (BM)
b. obstruction
b. sounds
boxing
BP—
bathroom privileges
birthplace
blood pressure
BPH—
benign prostatic hyperplasiabenign prostatic hypertrophy
bracelet
bradycardia
brain-dead
brash
water b.
BRAT—bananas, rice cereal, applesauce, toast [diet]
breadth [width]
breast-fed
breast-feed, breast-feeds
breast-feeding
breath [respiration]
Breathalyzer
breathe [verb; “breeth”]
breathiness
breathing
labored b.
mouth-to-mouth b.
shallow b.
breathless
breathlessness
breathy
brewer’s yeast
brie [cheese]
broad-spectrum antibiotic
bronchitis
BRP—bathroom privileges
“bru-ee” Phonetic for bruit.
bruise
“brwe” Phonetic for bruit.
BS—
blood sugar
bowel sounds
B/S—breath sounds
BSE—bilateral, symmetrical, and equal
BSO—bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
BSS—
balanced salt solution
buffered saline solution
BTE—behind the earBU—burn unit
buckling
BUE—both upper extremities
bulbar
bulbous
bulk-producing laxative
BUN—blood urea nitrogen
BUO—bleeding of undetermined origin
burn
brush b.
radiation b.
respiratory b.
thermal b.
burnishing
burn-out
burst
button
belly b. [pref: bellybutton]
BW—birthweight
bystander
Ca, CA—
cancer
carcinoma
CA—
cardiac arrest
chronological age
coronary artery
cachectic
cachet
cachexia
CAD—coronary artery disease
cadaverous
caduceus
café coronary
caffeinated
caffeine
CAHD—
coronary arteriosclerotic heart disease
coronary atherosclerotic heart disease
CAI—computer-assisted instructionCAL—computer-assisted learning
calamine
calcification
calcium (Ca)
c. antagonist
c. channel blocker
calendar
calix (calices)
callous [adj.]
callus [noun]
calorie
CAM—Caucasian adult male
CAMP—computer-assisted menu planning
canker sore
cap.—capsule [L. capsula]
capacious
capillary (capillaries)
capitation
CAPS—caffeine, alcohol, pepper, spicy foods
capsaicin
capsicum
carbon dioxide (CO )2
carbuncle
carbuncular
carcinoma (carcinomas, carcinomata)
cardiac risk factors (CRFs)
cardiomegaly
cardiomyopathy
care
acute c.
ambulatory c.
continuity of c.
custodial c.
extended c.
home health c.
skilled nursing c.
tertiary c.
carnivorous
carotene
carotidyniacarrot
cascade
case history
cast room
CAT—computerized axial tomography
catastrophe
category
cathartics
Caucasian
caudad [adv.]
caudal [adj.]
causation
legal c.
causative
cause
contributory c. of death
underlying c. of death
CBC—complete blood count
CBS—chronic brain syndrome
CC—clinical course
CC, C/C—chief complaint
CCA—common carotid artery
CCU—
coronary care unit
critical care unit
CD—
cardiac disease
cardiac dullness
common duct
cystic duct
C/D, C/d—cigarettes per day
CDC—
calculated date of confinement
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDD—certificate of disability for discharge
CDP—comprehensive discharge planning
CDSS—clinical decision support system
CDU—chemical dependency unit
CEA—carcinoembryonic antigen
cellularCelsius (C) thermometer
censorship
center
birthing c.
poison control c.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
centimeter (cm)
centimeters squared (cm , sq cm)2
central nervous system (CNS)
centrilobular
cephalalgia
cephalosporin antibiotic
cereal
cerebrovascular accident (CVA)
CF—
cardiac failure
Caucasian female
cystic fibrosis
challenge
fluid c.
chamber
decompression c.
channel
character
characteristic
charcoal
activated c.
chart
flow c.
CHB—complete heart block
chem—chemistry [panel, profile]
chemistry (chemistries)
blood c. studies
clinical c.
histological c.
c. panel
c. profile
chemo [Slang for chemotherapy.]
chemotherapy
chemstick [Slang for blood or urine test using reagent strips.]chest
barrel c.
emphysematous c.
fissured c.
hourglass c.
pendelluft c.
rachitic c.
stove-in c.
CHF—congestive heart failure
CHI—closed head injury
chlordane
chlorophyll
chocolate
cholesterol
HDL c.
LDL c.
total c.
cholesterolemia
CHP—comprehensive health planning
chronic
CI—
cardiac index
cardiac insufficiency
cerebral infarction
coronary insufficiency
CICU—
cardiac intensive care unit
coronary intensive care unit
cig—cigarettes
CIL—center for independent living
CIN—cervical intraepithelial neoplasia [I–III]
cinnamon
circ—
circulation
circumflex
circulation
cirrhosis
cirrhotic
CIS—carcinoma in situ
CK—creatine kinaseCK-MB band
classification
See Oncology and Hematology.
CLD—chronic lung disease
clinical
CLL—chronic lymphocytic leukemia
clubbing
CML—
chronic myelocytic leukemia
chronic myelogenous leukemia
CMO—comfort measures only
CMV—cytomegalovirus
CNH—community nursing home
c/o—complains of
CO—
carbon monoxide
cardiac output
CO [CO2]—carbon dioxide2
CoA—coenzyme A
coag—coagulation
COAG—chronic open-angle glaucoma
coagulant effect
coalesce
coarse [rough texture]
coarsening
coccygeal
COD—
cause of death
condition on discharge
coffee enema
coffee-grounds
c.-g. vomit, c.-g. vomitus
coherent
coincidence
coitus
COLD—chronic obstructive lung disease
colicky pain
collarbone, collar bone
colorblind, color-blind
comitantcommensurate
comparable
compatible
compensatory
competence
complaint
chief c.
complexion
compress
computerized
concavity
concede
concentric
concomitant
c. condition
c. disease
c. medical problem
concomitantly
concrescence
congested
congestion
conglomerate
congruous
conical
conjugate
consanguineous
consanguinity
consensus
constellation of symptoms
constipated
constipation
constitutional
consultant
consultation
contagious
contamination
contiguity
contiguous
contractility
contraindicationcontralateral
contusion
convalescence
convalescent
convexity
convoluted
COPD—chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
cornucopia
coronary
café c.
coronary artery disease (CAD)
coronary heart disease (CHD)
coroner
corps [“kor”]
army c.
Marine C.
medical c.
corpse [“korps”]
corpulency
corpuscle
corticosteroid
cortisol
cortisone
coryza
costal margin
costovertebral
c. angle (CVA)
c. angle tenderness (CVAT)
course [series, route]
convalescent c.
c. of convalescence
downhill c.
treatment c.
COX-2 inhibitor
CP—cerebral palsy
CPAP—continuous positive airway pressure
CPD—cephalopelvic disproportion
cpm—counts per minute
CPPB—continuous positive-pressure breathing
CPR—cardiopulmonary resuscitationCPT—chest physiotherapy
CPZ—chlorpromazine
cranberry juice
crank amphetamine
CRBBB—complete right bundle branch block
CRC—crisis resolution center
CRD—chronic renal disease
crepitant
crepitation
crepitus
crescendo
CRF—
cardiac risk factor(s)
chronic renal failure
criterion (criteria)
critical
croupette
CRP—C-reactive protein
crustacean
crustal
cryptic
CS—cesarean section
C&S—culture and sensitivity
CSF—colony-stimulating factor
CSIU—cardiac surgery intermediate unit
CT—computed tomography [x-ray]
CTAP—clear to auscultation and percussion
CTR—cardiothoracic ratio
CTx—chemotherapy
CU—convalescent unit
3cubic centimeters (cm [cm3], cc, cu cm)
cue [signal, hint, suggestion]
verbal c.’s
cuff
CUG—cystourethrogram
culprit
curare
curcumin
curiosity
curriculum (curricula)CV—cardiovascular
CVA—costovertebral angle
CVD—
cardiovascular disease
cerebrovascular disease
CVIU—cardiovascular intermediate unit
CVP— central venous pressure
CVR—cardiovascular-respiratory [system]
CVRD—cardiovascular renal disease
CVS—
cardiovascular surgery
cardiovascular system
clean-voided specimen
cyanotic
cyclamate calcium
cystoid
data (plural of datum)
database
DBP—diastolic blood pressure
DC—
discharge
discontinue
D&C—
dilatation and curettage
dilation and curettage
DD—differential diagnosis
D&D—Drake and Drake [medical reference products]
D&E—dilation and evacuation
deaf
deaf-mute
deaf-mutism
dealt
dearth
d. of evidence
d. of findings
d. of symptoms
debilitated
debilitation
debility
débouchementdeceleration
decels [Slang for decelerations (of fetal heart beat).]
deciduous
decontamination
decrement
decrepitate
decrepitation
decrudescence
decrustation
deem, deemed
defervescence
defervescent
deficit
definitely
definition
definitive
definitively
deglutition
dehydration
dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)
deleterious effects
delineate
delinquency
delinquent
juvenile d.
delusion [erroneous belief]
demarcation
demise
density
depressant
dermatitis (dermatitides)
DES—
diethylstilbestrol
diffuse esophageal spasm
DES daughter
desiccant
desiccative
despair
despairing
desperate [hopeless, despairing]desperation
deter
detergent
deterrent
detumescence
deviation
dextroposition
dextrose
DG, Dx—diagnosis
DHEA—dehydroepiandrosterone
DHL—diffuse histiocytic lymphoma
DHT—dihydrotestosterone
diagnose
diagnosis
admitting d.
biological d.
clinical d.
cytohistologic d.
cytologic d.
differential d.
d. ex juvantibus
final d.
niveau d.
pathologic d.
provocative d.
roentgen d.
serum d.
diagnostician
dialysis
dialyze, dialyzed
diameter
diaphoretic
diaphysis [main section of long bone]
diarrhea
diathesis [predisposition to a disease]
DIC—
diffuse intravascular coagulation
disseminated intravascular coagulation
diet
See also Internal Medicine.Atkins d.
CAPS-free d. (caffeine, alcohol, pepper, and spicy foods)
DASH d.
high-protein d.
low-carbohydrate d.
paleolithic d.
reducing d.
dietary
dietetic
diethylstilbestrol (DES)
dieting
yo-yo d.
dietitian
diff [Slang for differential.]
differentiate
differentiation
diffuse
dig [Slang for digitalis, digoxin.]
digestion
digestive
digit
digitalis effect
digitize
“dij” Phonetic for “dig”; slang for digitalis, digoxin.
dilatation
dilation
dilution
dimension
diminution
DIP—distal interphalangeal
DIPJ—distal interphalangeal joint
dire
d. consequences
d. straits
discharge
disciform [“disiform”]
disclosing
discoloration
discontinuity
discorddiscordance
discordant
discreet [prudent, modest]
discrepancy
discrete [separate, distinct]
d. disease
d. organ enlargement
discrimination
discus (disci)
disease
congenital d.
end-stage renal d. (ESRD)
nosocomial d.
occupational d.
psychosomatic d.
“disiform” Phonetic for disciform.
disinfect
disinfectant
disintegration
disk
floppy d.
diskiform
dislocated
disorganization
disparate [distinct, different]
disposition
dissipate
dissociative
dissolution
dissonance
distad
distal
distally
distraught
diuresis (diureses)
diuretic
diurnal
divergent
divulsion
dizzinessDJD—degenerative joint disease
DKA—diabetic ketoacidosis
DLE—disseminated lupus erythematosus
DMARD—disease-modifying antirheumatic drug
DNR—do not resuscitate
DNT—did not test
DOA—dead on arrival
DOB—date of birth
DOC—died of other causes
DOD—date of death
DOE—dyspnea on exertion
doffing
donning
donor
“doosh” Phonetic for douche.
dose
dosage
dotage
double-blind
d.-b. clinical trial
d.-b. experiment
d.-b. study
d.-b. test
douche
Betadine d.
doughy
d. abdomen
d. consistency
DP—diastolic pressure
DPT—diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus [vaccine]
DQ—developmental quotient
dressing
See in General Surgical Terms.
DRI—Discharge Readiness Inventory
drip
droplet
DT, DTs—delirium tremens
DTP—diphtheria and tetanus [toxoids] and pertussis [vaccine]
DU—diagnosis undetermined
DUB—dysfunctional uterine bleedingD/W—dextrose in water
D5W, D W, D5/W—5% dextrose in water5
Dx, DG—diagnosis
dysentery
dyslipidosis
dyspepsia
dyspneic
dystonic
dysuria
EAC—external auditory canal
EAM—external auditory meatus
EBBS—equal bilateral breath sounds
ebriety
ECC—edema, clubbing, cyanosis
ECCE—extracapsular cataract extraction
ecchymosis (ecchymoses)
multiple e.’s
old e.
scattered e.’s
ecchymotic
ECF—extended care facility
ECG—
electrocardiogram
electrocardiography
ecstasy
eczema
EDC—
estimated date of confinement
expected date of confinement
EDD—expected date of delivery
edentulism
edentulous
EDP—end-diastolic pressure
EDV—end-diastolic volume
EEG—electroencephalography
EENT—eyes, ears, nose, and throat
EF—ejection fraction
effect [verb: to produce, to bring about]
to e. a cure
to e. closure [of an incision or wound]effect [noun: result, outcome]
additive e.
adverse e.
blast e.
contrast e.
cumulative e.
deleterious e.’s
digitalis e.
placebo e.
side e.’s
untoward e’s
effectiveness
effector
efficacious
efficacy
efflux [flow out]
effusion
EGA—estimated gestational age
egress
EH—essential hypertension
E/I—expiration-inspiration ratio
EIA—enzyme immunoassay
EKG [pref: ECG]—
electrocardiogram
electrocardiography
elasticity
elective
electric
electrocardiogram (ECG)
electrocution
elicit, elicited [to draw out, to call forth]
ELISA—enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
elongation
elucidate
elude, eluded [escape]
EM—ejection murmur
emaciated
emanate
embarrass
embarrassmentcardiac e.
e. of choices
respiratory e.
e. of riches
embed, embedded, embedding
embryo
embryonic
emerge, emerged
emesis
emetic
EMG—electromyography
eminent [distinguished, prominent, outstanding]
emollient laxative
empiric, empirical
EMS—emergency medical service
EMT—emergency medical technician
encased
endemic
endocrine
end point
end-stage renal disease (ESRD)
enema (enemas, enemata)
barium e.
coffee e.
ENG—electronystagmography
engender, engendered
engorged
enigmatic, enigmatical
“en-sed” Phonetic for NSAID (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug).
ENT—ear, nose, and throat
environmental
eos—eosinophils
EP—ectopic pregnancy
epidemic
epidemiologic, epidemiological
epidemiologist
epidermic
epistasis [suppression]
epistatic
epistaxis [nosebleed]epithelial
epithet
eponym
eponymic, eponymous
EPTE—existed prior to enlistment
EPTS—existed prior to service
equivocal
ER—emergency room
ERA—evoked response audiometry
ERC—endoscopic retrograde cholangiography
ERCP—endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
ERG—electroretinogram
erosive
eructation
erudite
eruption
ERV—expiratory reserve volume
eschew
ESM—ejection-systolic murmur
esophagitis
ESR—erythrocyte sedimentation rate
EST—electroshock therapy
estrogen
ESV—end-systolic volume
et al.—and others [L. et alii]
ethanol
etiologic, etiological
etiology [cause of disease]
ETKM—every test known to man
ETOH, EtOH—ethyl alcohol
euthanasia
evacuation
eval—evaluation
evanescent
evert
exacerbate
exacerbation
abrupt e.
sudden e.
unexplained e.exam—examination
exceed
excise
excrescence
excretion
excretory
exhaustion
exhilarated
existence
expectancy
expectant
expediency
expedient
expedite
expeditious
expeditiously
experiment
expiration
expire
exsanguinate
extraocular
extrapolate
extremity
extrinsic
extrude
extubation
exuberance
exuberant tumor
facilitation
facility
acute care f. (ACF)
adult congregate living f. (ACLF)
extended care f. (ECF)
intermediate care f. (ICF)
skilled nursing f. (SNF)
factor
cardiac risk f.’s
duty f.
general f.
inhibiting f.modifying f.
multiple f.’s
quality f.
factorial
Fahrenheit (F)
“fahr-ma–” Phonetic for words beginning pharma–.
“fal–” Phonetic for words beginning phal–.
fatigability
fatigue
fatty acid
essential f.a. (EFA)
monounsaturated f.a.
polyunsaturated f.a. (PUFA)
saturated f.a.
faute de mieux
FBP—femoral blood pressure
FBS—fasting blood sugar
F&D—fixed and dilated
FDA—Food and Drug Administration
Fe—iron
febrile
feces [grammatically plural; no singular form]
felony
female
feminine
femininity
feminism
“fenil–” Phonetic for words beginning phenyl–.
“fenomenon” Phonetic for phenomenon.
fetal
fetid
fetor
FEV—forced expiratory volume
FH—family history
FHR—fetal heart rate
FHT—fetal heart tone(s)
fib [Slang for fibrillation.]
FIF—forced inspiratory flow
5150 hold
“fizeo–” Phonetic for words beginning physio–.flaccid
flatlined [Slang for expired.]
flatness
flattening
flatulence
flatus
flaunt [show off]
“flebitis” Phonetic for phlebitis.
“flebo–” Phonetic for words beginning phlebo–.
“flegmatik” Phonetic for phlegmatic.
flesh
goose f.
flexibility
flexion
flight into disease
floppy disk
florid infection
flout [scorn]
fluctuant
fluoroquinolone antibiotics
FN—false-negative
focus (foci)
FOD—free of disease
folic acid
follicle
follow-up care
footprint
forego
formative
former and latter
formulary
formulate
formulation
FP—
false-positive
family practice
fragility
fraught
FRC—
functional reserve capacityfunctional residual capacity
fremitus
frenetic, frenetical
FROM—full range of motion
fructose
FT—full term
FTND—full-term normal delivery
FTT—failure to thrive
FU—followup, follow-up
fumigation
function
funduscopy
FUO—
fever of undetermined origin
fever of unknown origin
fusiform
FVC—forced vital capacity
FYI—for your information
GA—
Gamblers Anonymous
gestational age
garrulous
gaseous
GB—gallbladder
GBS—gallbladder series
GC—gonococcus
GCS—Glasgow Coma Scale
GE—gastroenterology
gefilte fish
general
generalization
generalize
generation
generic
genesis
geneticist
genetics
genitalia [grammatically plural; no singular form]
geographic, geographical
GER—gastroesophageal refluxGERD—gastroesophageal reflux disease
geriatrician
germicides
GHD—growth hormone deficiency
GI—gastrointestinal
gibberish
glacial
glare
Glasgow
Coma Scale (GCS)
sign
glassy
glaze
gleaned
global
GLP—group living program
GOK—God only knows
gonorrhea
goose bump
GP—
general practice
general practitioner
GPA—grade-point average
gracile
gradient
grading [assigning a score]
gram-negative
gram-positive
Gram stain
GRAS—generally recognized as safe
grass [street slang for marijuana]
GRASS—gradient recalled acquisition in a steady state
grating [harsh sound]
grave
g. condition
g. illness
gravida [0, 1, 2, etc.] [number of pregnancies]
grotesque, grotesquely
grumous
GS—general surgeryGTT—glucose tolerance test
GU—genitourinary
guaiac
guardian ad litem
guideline
GUS—genitourinary system
GVHD—graft-versus-host disease
GVHR—graft-versus-host reaction
gyn, GYN—gynecology
gyration
H blocker1
H blocker2
habit
habitat
habitus
halitosis
hallucination
handedness
handicap
handicapped
handprint
handshaking
harass, harassing
harassment
hardness
Hb, Hgb—hemoglobin
HB—heart block
HBP—high blood pressure
HC—hospital course
hCG; HCG—human chorionic gonadotropin
Hct, hct—hematocrit
HCTZ—hydrochlorothiazide
HDL—high-density lipoprotein
headache
meningeal h.
migraine
muscle contraction h.
muscle tension h.
postconcussional h.
thunderclap h.traumatic h.
healing
faith h.
HEENT—head, eyes, ears, nose, and throat
hematochezia
hematocrit (Hct, hct)
hematologic, hematological
hematology
heme
hemoglobin (Hb, Hgb)
hemolysis
hemorrhage
critical h.
hemorrhagic shock
hence
henceforth
hepatorenal
heretofore
hertz (Hz)
heterotopic
HF—heart failure
Hg—mercury
Hgb, Hb—hemoglobin
hGH; HGH—human growth hormone
hiccup
hidradenoma
hidrorrhea
high-risk
“hipo–” Phonetic for words beginning hypo–.
“hipocrasy” Phonetic for hypocrisy.
hircismus
hirsute
hirsutism
histamine
h. antagonist
histology
history
case h.
family h. (FH)
incongruous h.marital h. (MH)
medical h. (MH)
occupational h. (OH)
past h. (PH)
past medical h. (PMH)
past surgical h. (PSH)
h. and physical examination (HPE)
h. of present illness (HPI)
social h. (SH)
surgical h. (SH)
HMO—health maintenance organization
h/o, H/O—history of
homicide
homogeneous
homogeneously
homogenous
homologous
hook-up
hormone
hospital
hospitalist
hot line, hotline
H&P—history and physical
HPE—history and physical examination
hpf—high-power field
HPI—history of present illness
HPV—
Haemophilus pertussis vaccine
human papillomavirus
HR—
heart rate
hospital record
hospital report
H&R—hysterectomy and radiation [therapy]
HRS—Hamilton Rating Scale
h.s.—at bedtime [L. hora somni]
HSG—hysterosalpingogram
HSV—herpes simplex virus
HT, htn—hypertension
HV—hepatic vein
herpesvirus
hospital visit
Hx—history
hydration
hydrotherapy
hygiene
hygienic
hypasthenia
hyperactive
hyperactivity
hyperacute
hypercupremia
hypercupriuria
hyperdynamia
hyperelastic
hyperemia
hyperglycemia
hyperkalemia
hyperresonance
hyperresonant
hypersensitive
hypertonicity
hypertoxicity
hypervolemic
hypocrisy
hypodermic needle
hypofunction
hypohydration
hypointense
hypothesis (hypotheses)
alternative h.
hypoxemic
hypoxic
hysterics
HZ—herpes zoster
HZV—herpes zoster virus
IAC—internal auditory canal
IADH—inappropriate antidiuretic hormone
IAM—internal auditory meatusIAS—interatrial septum
IASD—interatrial septal defect
IBC—iron-binding capacity
ICA—intracranial aneurysm
ICC—intensive coronary care
ICCU—intensive coronary care unit
ICD—International Classification of Diseases
ICF—intermediate care facility
ichthyoid
ichthyosiform
ICS—intercostal space
icteric
icterus
ICU—intensive care unit
ID—
identification
immunodeficiency
infectious disease(s)
IDDM—insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
ideology [doctrine, beliefs]
Ig—immunoglobulin [IgA, IgD, IgE, IgG, IgM]
IHD—ischemic heart disease
IHSS—idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis
IJP—internal jugular [vein] pressure
“ikthe–” Phonetic for words beginning ichthy–.
“iktus” Phonetic for ictus.
IL—interleukin [IL-1, IL-2, IL-3]
ileal [pertaining to small bowel]
ileum [small bowel]
iliac [pertaining to hip]
ilium (ilia) [hip bone]
illicit [illegal, immoral]
illness
acute i.
acute on chronic i.
chronic i.
grave i.
refractory i.
illumination
illusion [visual or verbalmisinterpretation]IM—internal medicine
intramuscular
imagery
imitate
immediate
immediately
imminent [about to occur, impending]
immobility
immobilization
immune
immunity
immunization
immunologic, immunological
immunotherapy
impalpable
impatency
impatent
imperforate
impermeable
impingement
implantation
impression
inactivity
in articulo mortis
incidence
incipient
incompatibility
incompetence
incongruent
incongruous
i. findings
i. history
incontinent
incubation
incumbent
incurable
independent
indicant
indigenous
indigestionindiscernible
indiscrete
indisposition
indistinct
indolent
induced
inebriated
inebriation
inebriety
inert
inertia
inexorable
in extremis
infancy
infanticide
infarct
infarction
infectious mononucleosis
inferolateral
inferomedian
inferoposterior
infestation
infiltrate
infirm
infirmity
inflammatory
inflation
inflexion
info—information
infusion
ingenious
ingestion
ingress
inhalation
inherent
inhibitor
inhibitory
inhomogeneous
initial
injectionintramuscular i.
intravenous (IV) i.
injury
innate
inoculate
inoculation
INPV—intermittent negative-pressure assisted ventilation
insalubrious
insanitary
inscription
insenescence
insidious
inspiration
inspiratory
post-tussive i. rhonchi
i. rhonchi
inspissated
insufficiency
insular
insulate
insulation
insulator
insulin
insult
cardiac i.
cerebrovascular i.
vascular i.
integument
integumentary
intensity
intensive
intention
intercede
interim
intermittent
International Classification of Diseases (ICD)
international unit(s) (IU)
interrogation
intersection
intolerancein toto
intoxication
alcohol i.
substance i.
intramuscular (IM)
intravenous (IV)
intrinsic
intubate
intumescent
invaginate
in vivo
I&O—intake and output
IOP—intraocular pressure
iopanoic acid
IOU—intensive therapy observation unit
ipecac
IPPB—intermittent positive-pressure breathing
IPPV—intermittent positive-pressure ventilation
IPU—inpatient unit
irreducible dislocation
irregular
irregularity
irrigation
irritable
irritative
IRV—inspiratory reserve volume
“is-mus” Phonetic for isthmus.
isolate
isolateral
Isolette
isotonia
isotonic
isotope
radioactive i.
ITE—in-the-ear [hearing aid]
ITP—idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
ITU—intensive therapy unit
IU—
international unit(s)
intrauterineIUCD—intrauterine contraceptive device
IUD—
intrauterine death
intrauterine device
IUGR—
intrauterine growth rate
intrauterine growth retardation
IV cocktail
IV—
interventricular
intervertebral
intravascular
intravenous
intraventricular
IVC—
inferior vena cava
intravenous cholangiogram
IVCD—intraventricular conduction defect
IVCP—inferior vena cava pressure
IVH—intraventricular hemorrhage
IVP—intravenous pyelogram
IVS—interventricular septum
IWMI—inferior wall myocardial infarction
JA—juvenile arthritis
jactitation
periodic j.
JCAHO; JC—Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations [now:
The Joint Commission]
“jibberish” Phonetic for gibberish.
JND—just noticeable difference
joule (J)
JRA—juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
judgment
judicious
jugular
junction
juxtaposition
JVP—
jugular venous pressure
jugular venous pulseK—potassium
KA—ketoacidosis
“kahk–,” “kak–” Phonetic for words beginning cac–, cach–.
Kcal, kcal, Cal—kilocalorie
KCl—potassium chloride
“kemo–” Phonetic for words beginning chemo–.
kilogram (kg)
KLS—kidneys, liver, spleen
KUB—kidney, ureter, bladder [x-ray]
KVO—keep vein open [IV line]
kyphosis
L&A—light and accommodation
lab—laboratory
labored breathing
laborious
labyrinth
lacerate, lacerated
lactate
lactovegetarian
lactovegetarianism
laden
LAE—left atrial enlargement
LAH—left atrial hypertrophy
lambdoid, lambdoidal
laminated
lamination
lancinating pain
LAO—left anterior oblique [projection]
LAP—left atrial pressure
lassitude
lateralization
latter
LAV—lymphadenopathy-associated virus
laxatives [a class of drugs]
bulk-producing l.
emollient l.
hyperosmotic l.
stool-softening l.
surfactant l.
LBBB—left bundle branch blockLBCD—left border of cardiac dullness
LBM—lean body massLBWI—low-birthweight infant
LDL—low-density lipoprotein
LE—
left eye
lower extremity
lupus erythematosus (cell, cell test)
lead (Pb) [ “led”]
lentigo (lentigines)
senile lentigines
lethal
lethargic
LFT—liver function test
liaison
license
licentiate
licentious
limb
lime
linguistic deficit
liquefaction
liquefy
liquiform
liquor
liquorice
LLE—left lower extremity
LMP—last menstrual period
LNMP—last normal menstrual period
loading dose
local
localized
locular
loculate
loculated
loculation
LOD—line of duty
LOM—
limitation of motion
loss of motion
loquacious
LPN—licensed practical nurseLSB—left sternal border
LSCS—lower segment cesarean section
LSM—late systolic murmur
lucidity
LUE—left upper extremity
lugubrious
LUL—left upper lobe [of lung]
luminal
LV—left ventricle
LVDP—left ventricular diastolic pressure
LVE—left ventricular enlargement
LVEDP—left ventricular end-diastolic pressure
LVEDV—left ventricular end-diastolic volume
LVET—left ventricular ejection time
LVF—left ventricular failure
LVH—left ventricular hypertrophy
LVP—left ventricular pressure
LVS—left ventricular strain
LVSP—left ventricular systolic pressure
LVSV—left ventricular stroke volume
L&W, L/W—living and well
lymph
lymphangiogram
lymphatic
lymph nodes
lymphs—lymphocytes
MABP—mean arterial blood pressure
maceration
macrolides [a class of antibiotic drugs]
maim
mal rouge
malabsorption
malacia
malady
malaise
malar
malfunction
malign
malignancy
malleablemalnutrition
malposition
malpractice
mammillated
mandate, mandated
maneuver
Heimlich m.
manifestation
manipulation
manual
MAOI, MAOIs—monoamine oxidase inhibitor(s) [a class of drugs]
marbleization
marginal
marihuana, marijuana
masculine
masculinization
masculinize
masculinizing
massage
MAST—military anti-shock trousers
mastication
masticatory
maximal
maximum (maxima)
mazel tov
MCCU—mobile coronary care unit
MCH—mean corpuscular hemoglobin
MCHC—mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration
MCL—midclavicular line
MCP—metacarpophalangeal
MCQ—multiple choice question
MCV—mean corpuscular volume
MD; M.D.—medical doctor [L. Medicinae Doctor]
MDMA—methylenedioxymethamphetamine
MDR—minimum daily requirement
MDY—month, date, year
med—
medical
medicine
mediatemediator
medicate
medication
conservative m.
sublingual m.
medicinal
medicine
adolescent m.
aerospace m.
aviation m.
behavioral m.
clinical m.
community m.
emergency m.
environmental m.
experimental m.
family m.
fetal-maternal m.
folk m.
geriatric m.
holistic m.
hyperbaric m.
industrial m.
internal m.
manipulative m.
neonatal m.
nuclear m.
occupational m.
oral m.
osteopathic m.
patent m.
perinatal m.
physical m.
preclinical m.
preventive m.
proprietary m.
rehabilitation m.
social m.
socialized m.
space m.sports m.
tropical m.
veterinary m.
medicolegal
mediocre
meds—
medications
medicines
“meelu” Phonetic for milieu.
MEFR—maximum expiratory flow rate
MEFV—maximum expiratory flow volume
melancholic
melanotic [pertaining to melanoma]
melena
melenic [pertaining to melena, blood in the stool]
“melyuh” Phonetic for milieu.
mentoanterior
mentoposterior
mentotransverse
mEq—milliequivalent(s)
mercurial
Mercurochrome
meridian
meritorious
mesiad [adv.]
mesial [adj.]
metabolic
metabolism
metamorphosis
metastasize
method
See in General Surgical Terms.
mets—metastases
MG—myasthenia gravis
MH—
marital history
medical history
mental health
MHb—methemoglobin
MHB—maximum hospital benefitMHR—maximal heart rate
MI—
mitral incompetence
mitral insufficiency
myocardial infarction
MIC—Maternity and Infant Care
microfilm
microgram(s) (µg, mcg)
micronize, micronized
micronutrient
microscopic, microscopical
microtrauma
microwave
MICU—
medical intensive care unit
mobile intensive care unit
“middle-shmertz” Phonetic for mittelschmerz.
migrate
migration
migratory
milieu
m. extérieur
m. intérieur
milk of magnesia (MOM)
millennium
millicurie(s) (mCi)
milliequivalent(s) (mEq)
milligram(s) (mg)
m. per liter (mg/L)
milliliter(s) (mL, ml)
millimicrocurie [nanocurie]
millimicrogram [nanogram]
millisecond(s) (ms, msec)
milliunit(s) (mU)
millivolt(s) (mV)
mimic, mimicked, mimicking
minimal
minute [small]
minute (M, min)
MIP—maximum inspiratory pressureMIRU—myocardial infarction research unit
misanthropy
mischievous
mittelschmerz
MLAP—mean left atrial pressure
MM—
malignant melanoma
medial malleolus
mucous membrane
multiple myeloma
MMF—maximal midexpiratory flow
MMFR—maximal midexpiratory flow rate
MNCV—motor nerve conduction velocity
moccasin
cottonmouth water m.
modality (modalities)
modeling
MOM—milk of magnesia
monitor
monoamine
m. oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) [a class of drugs]
m. oxidase (MAO)
monogamous
monogamy
monos—monocytes
monosodium glutamate (MSG)
monosyllabic
monstrosity
moot
m. point
m. question
morbid
morbidity
moribund
morphine sulfate (MS)
morphology
mortal
mortality
motile
mottledMP—menstrual period
MPAP—mean pulmonary arterial pressure
MPJ—metacarpophalangeal joint
MRAP—mean right atrial pressure
MRVP—mean right ventricular pressure
MS—
mental status
mitral stenosis
morphine sulfate
musculoskeletal
msec; ms—millisecond
MSER—mean systolic ejection rate
MSG—monosodium glutamate
MSVC—maximal sustained ventilatory capacity
MTP—metatarsophalangeal
MTX—methotrexate
mucilaginous
mucous [adj.]
mucus [noun]
muffle
multicystic
multifactorial
multiform
multilobar
multinodular
multip [Slang for multiparous.]
multiple
multisystem disease
multivitamin (MV)
mummification
Münchausen
by proxy syndrome
syndrome
mural
murmur
muscle
accessory m.’s of respiration
extraocular m.’s (EOMs)
inspiratory m.
muscularmuscularity
mutilate
mutilation
MV—mitral valve
MVP—mitral valve prolapse
MVV—maximum voluntary ventilation
“my-nute” Phonetic for minute [small].
“mytotic” Phonetic for mitotic.
myxedema
myxoma (myxomas, myxomata)
NA—not admitted
N/A, NA—
not applicable
not available
NAA—no apparent abnormalities
NAD—no acute distress
no apparent distress
no appreciable disease
nail bed
National Formulary (NF)
nausea
nauseated
nauseous
NB—newborn
NC—noncontributory
N/C—no complaints
NCV—nerve conduction velocity
ND—
no disease
normal delivery
not detectable
not detected
not determined
not done
NDA—no data available
NE—
neurologic examination
not evaluated
not examined
nebulizationNEC—not elsewhere classified; not elsewhere classifiable
necessary
NED—no evidence of disease
neoadjuvant therapy
NER—no evidence of recurrence
NERD—no evidence of recurrent disease
nervous
n. breakdown
central n. system (CNS)
peripheral n. system (PNS)
nervousness
nettle
neuro—neurologic
neurologic, neurological
neurovascular
nevertheless
nexus
NF—
National Formulary
none found
not found
NFTD—normal full-term delivery
NHL—non-Hodgkin lymphoma
NI—
no information
not identified
NIA—no information available
niche
nicotine
NICU—
neonatal intensive care unit
neurological intensive care unit
nidus (nidi)
NIH—National Institutes of Health
NK—not known
NKA—no known allergies
NKDA—no known drug allergies
NM—
neuromuscular
not measurablenot measured
not mentioned
nuclear medicine
NMP—normal menstrual period
NMR—nuclear magnetic resonance
No.; no.—number [L. numero]
NO—nitric oxide
N/O—none obtained
nocturia
nocuous
node
nomenclature
noncompliance, noncompliant
nonetheless
noninfectious
nonpermissive
nonplused, nonplussed
nonspecific
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) [a class of drugs]
nonsurgical
normoactive bowel sounds
normocephalic atraumatic
normotensive
normotrophic
NOS—not otherwise specified
nosocomial
notching
noticeable improvement
novel antipsychotics
noxious
NP—
nasopharyngeal
nasopharynx
neuropathology
neuropsychiatric
not performed
nurse practitioner
n.p.o., NPO—nothing by mouth [L. nil per os]
NS—
nervous systemnot significant
not sufficient
NSA—no significant abnormality
NSAID, NSAIDs—nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug(s) [a class of drugs]
NSC—no significant change
NSCD—non-service-connected disability
NSD—
normal spontaneous delivery
no significant defect
no significant difference
no significant disease
NSR—normal sinus rhythm
NSS—normal saline solution
NT—not tested
nuchal rigidity
nutrition
nux vomica
N&V—nausea and vomiting
NVD—nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
NWB—nonweightbearing; non-weightbearing
NYD—not yet diagnosed
O (O2)—oxygen2
OA—osteoarthritis
OAR—other administrative reasons
oasis (oases)
OB—obstetrics
O&B—opium and belladonna
obese
obesity
exogenous o.
obfuscation
OBG, OB-GYN—obstetrics and gynecology
obsolescence
obsolete
obstetric, obstetrical
obstipation
obtundent
obtuse
OC—oral contraceptive
occasionoccurrence
OCG—oral cholecystogram
OD—
overdose
right eye [L. oculus dexter]
O&E—observation and examination
OGTT—oral glucose tolerance test
OH—occupational history
OJ—orange juice
OL—left eye [L. oculus laevus]
oleander
oligodipsia
OM—otitis media
omnivorous
omphalus
oncology
oneiroid
OOB—out of bed
OP; OPT—outpatient
O&P—ova and parasites
opacity
opaque
OPC—outpatient clinic
OPD—outpatient department
opium
crude o.
OPS—outpatient service
OPT; OP—outpatient
OPT—outpatient treatment
optic
optimal
optimum
organic brain syndrome
organism
oriented
alert and o. (AO)
o. to time, place, and person (OTPP)
o. to time, place, person, and situation [or circumstance]
o. times three, o. x3
orificeorificial
orth; ortho—orthopedics
orthopedist
orthopnea
three-pillow o.
two-pillow o.
orthostatic hypotension
orthotopic
os (ora) [opening, mouth]
OS—
left eye [L. oculus sinister]
opening snap
OSA—obstructive sleep apnea
oscillation
OSHA—Occupational Safety and Health Administration
ossiform
ossifying
osteal [bony, osseous]
osteoid
osteolysis
osteopathic
ostial [pertaining to opening, aperture, orifice]
ostraceous
OTC—over-the-counter
OU—each eye [L. oculus uterque]
OV—office visit
oval
overcorrection
overdosage
overdose (OD)
acetaminophen o.
drug o.
multidrug o.
overflow
overgrowth
overhang
overlap
overload
overprotection
overreachingoverriding
overstress
overweight
oxidize
oximeter
finger o.
pulse o.
oximetry
finger o.
pulse o.
oxycodone
oxytocin
P —pulmonic first sound1
P —pulmonic second sound2
PA—
posteroanterior [x-ray]
pulmonary artery
P&A—percussion and auscultation
PAC—premature atrial contraction
pagetoid
PAH—pulmonary artery hypertension
pain
bearing-down p.
lancinating p.
PAL—posterior axillary line
pallor
palpable
palpate
palpebrate
palpebration
palpitation
panel
chemistry p.
urine drug p. (UDP)
panhidrosis
panhyperemia
PAOD—peripheral arterial occlusive disease
PAP—
positive airway pressure
primary atypical pneumoniaprostatic acid phosphatase
pulmonary artery pressure
papain
Papanicolaou (Pap)
smear
test
papule
PAPVC—partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection
papyraceous
PAR—pulmonary arteriolar resistance
paracentral
paradoxic, paradoxical
parallel
paralytic
paraphernalia
paraprofessional
paregoric
parenteral
pari passu
paroxysm
parried
parry
particulate
PASG—pneumatic antishock garment
passive
pasteurizer
PAT—paroxysmal atrial tachycardia
pathogenesis
pathological
pathology
pathosis
paucity
p. of findings
p. of speech
p.c.—after meals [L. post cibum]
PCA—patient-controlled analgesia
PCP—Pneumocystis pneumonia [prev: Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia]
PD—
Parkinson disease
patent ductuspediatrics
poorly differentiated
progression of disease
psychotic depression
pulmonary disease
PDE III (phosphodiesterase III) inhibitors [a class of drugs]
PDR—Physicians’ Desk Reference
PE—
physical examination
pleural effusion
pulmonary edema
pulmonary embolism
pectinate
pectorals
ped; peds—pediatrics
pedal
pedicure
peduncular
PEEP—positive end-expiratory pressure
PEF—peak expiratory flow
PEFR—peak expiratory flow rate
PEG—polyethylene glycol
pellants
pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
pendelluft chest
PEP—preejection period
PEPP—positive expiratory pressure plateau
percussible
percussion
perennial
pericardium
peripheral vasodilators [a class of drugs]
peripherally
PERL—pupils equal, reactive to light
PERLA—pupils equal, reactive to light and accommodation
permeability
permeation
pernicious
per os (p.o.) [L. by mouth]
perplexedper rectum
PERRLA—pupils equal, round, reactive to light and accommodation
per se [“per say”; L. of, in, or by itself]
persecuted
persecutory
perseverance
perspiration
per tubam
perusal
pest
pesticide
pestiferous
pestilence
pestilential
pestle
petechia (petechiae)
peyote
PFR—peak flow rate
PFT—pulmonary function test
PG—prostaglandin
pH—hydrogen ion concentration
PH—
past history
prostatic hypertrophy
pulmonary hypertension
phalliform
phalloid
phanerogenic
pharmaceutical
pharmacist
PHC—posthospital care
phonetic
phonetics
phosphatidylcholine (PC)
phosphorous [adj.]
phosphorus (P) [noun]
phthisis
physician
physiognomy
physiognosisphysiological
physiology
physiopathologic
physiopathology
physique
PI—
present illness
pulmonary infarction
picogram(s) (pg)
PICU—
pediatric intensive care unit
pulmonary intensive care unit
PID—pelvic inflammatory disease
pièce de résistance
PIFR—peak inspiratory flow rate
piggyback
piggybacking
pigmentation
pigmented
“piknic” Phonetic for pyknic.
piliform
pill
pillet
pillion
pilular
pilule
PIP—proximal interphalangeal
PIPJ—proximal interphalangeal joint
pizzeria
placebo
platelet
plethora
p. of complaints
p. of problems
plethoric
pleural
pleurisy
plexiform
plicate
p.m.; PM—after death [L. post mortem]
after noon [L. post meridiem]
PM—
physical medicine
postmortem
preventive medicine
PMH—past medical history
PMI—
point of maximal impulse
point of maximal intensity
PMP—past menstrual period
PMR—physical medicine and rehabilitation
PND—
paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
postnasal drip
postnasal drainage
pneumatized
PNS—peripheral nervous system
p.o.; PO—by mouth, orally [L. per os]
POB—place of birth
POC—
point of care
postoperative care
postoperative course
poculiform
POD—postoperative day
poik [Slang for poikilocyte.]
poinsettia
poison
corrosive p.
narcotic p.’s
puffer p.
poison control center (PCC)
poisoning
acetaminophen p.
acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) p.
benzene p.
poisonous
pokeweed
polarizationpolarize
pole [opposite points, extremity of an axis]
police officer
polio—poliomyelitis
polishing
poll, polled [survey, count votes]
pollution
poly(s)—polymorphonuclear leukocyte(s)
polydipsia
polygamy
polyleptic
polypharmaceutic
polypharmacy
polyunsaturated
polyuria
POMR—problem-oriented medical record
POR—problem-oriented record
porcelaneous
porous
Portuguese man-o’-war
position
See in General Surgical Terms.
posteriorly
posteroinferior
posteromedial
postmortem
postnatal
postprandial
potassium (K)
p. chloride (KCl)
poultice
PPB—positive-pressure breathing
PPBS—postprandial blood sugar
PPC—progressive patient care
PPD—purified protein derivative [of tuberculin]
PPD-S—purified protein derivative–standard
PPH—
postpartum hemorrhage
primary pulmonary hypertension
PPO—preferred provider organizationPPV—positive-pressure ventilation
PR—pulse rate
PRCs—packed red cells
preagonal
precarious
precede
precipitate
precipitately
precipitous
precipitously
precursor
prejudice
premonitory
preponderance
prescription
presentation
See in Ob/Gynecology
preventive
PRFM—prolonged rupture of fetal membranes
principal [primary, main]
p. aspect
p. reason
p. symptom
privilege
admitting p.’s
bathroom p.’s
conversion p.
staff p.’s
p.r.n.; prn; PRN—as necessary [L. pro re nata]
proceed
prodroma (plural of prodromon)
prodromata [incorrect term for prodroma, plural of prodromon]
prodrome
prodromic
prodromon (prodroma) [singular form rarely used]
Professional Standards Review Organization (PSRO)
professor
profound
p. anemia
p. debilityp. hematuria
progeria
prognosis
PROM—
premature rupture of membranes
prolonged rupture of membranes
promontory
prone
prophylactic
prophylaxis
prosody
prostaglandin (PG)
prostate
prosthetics
prostration
prot—protein
protuberant abdomen
provisional
provocative
PRRE—pupils round, regular, and equal
pseudoephedrine
PSH—past surgical history
psoas sign
psy; psych—psychiatry; psychiatric
psyllium
pt—patient
PT—
physical therapy
prothrombin time
PTA—
prior to admission
prior to arrival
PTB—prior to birth
PTCA—percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
PTD—permanent and total disability
PTT—partial thromboplastin time
pubescent
publicly
PUE—pyrexia of unknown etiology
pulmonary toiletpulpless
pulsion
pultaceous
pulvinate
PUO—pyrexia of unknown origin
pus (pura)
pussy [Slang for pustular, puslike.]
pustular
pustule
putative
putrescence
putrid
PVC—
postvoiding cystogram
premature ventricular contraction
pulmonary venous congestion
PVD—peripheral vascular disease
PVR—
peripheral vascular resistance
pulmonary vascular resistance
PVS—premature ventricular systole
PVT—paroxysmal ventricular tachycardia
Px—
physical examination
prognosis
pyelogram
pyemesis
pyemia
pyogenesis
pyogenic
pyretic
pyrexia (pyrexiae)
pyrexial
pyrosis
Q—query [sometimes used for questionable diagnosis]
quack
quadrangle
quadrangular
quadrant
anterosuperior q.left lower q. (LLQ)
left upper q. (LUQ)
right lower q. (RLQ)
right upper q. (RUQ)
quadrilateral
qualitative
quality
quandary
quandry [common mispronunciation/misspelling of quandary]
quantitate
quantitation
quantitative
quantity
quarantine
quartet
queasy
quenching
queue [“kew,” a line]
quick
quiescent
quintessence
quoad vitam [so far as life is concerned]
Rx, Rx—take [L. recipe]
R—
respiration
right
RA—
renal artery
rheumatoid arthritis
right arm
right atrium
RAD—right axis deviation
radiant
radiate
radiation
radicle [noun: branch of nerve or vessel]
radioactivity
radiologic, radiological
radiology
radiolucentradiotherapy
RAE—right atrial enlargement
RAH—right atrial hypertrophy
“rahpor” Phonetic for rapport.
rale
See also in Pulmonary Medicine.
bibasilar r.’s
rally pack
ramification
ramollissement
ramose
rampart
ranitidine
rarefaction
RAST—radioallergosorbent test
ratio
RBBB—right bundle branch block
RBC—red blood cell(s)
RBCV—red blood cell volume
RCM—right costal margin
RCU—respiratory care unit
RCV—red cell volume
RDA—recommended daily allowance
RDS—respiratory distress syndrome
reaction
anaphylactoid r.
rebound
recalcitrant
r. disease
r. hemorrhage
r. patient
recapitulation
recede
receive
recidivation
reciprocal
reclination
recommend
recommendation
recrudescencerecrudescent pain
recuperation
recurred
recurrence
recurrent
red herring
red tide
reducible
reentry
refixation
reflex
See also in Neurology and Pain Management.
deep tendon r.’s (DTRs)
light r.
red r.
refractory
r. illness
r. period
refrigerants
regimen
region
core r.
focal r.
hypochondriac r.
hypogastric r.
r. of interest
lateral abdominal r.
temporal r.
regional
“regma” Phonetic for rhegma.
regurgitant
regurgitation
rehab—rehabilitation
rehabilitation
rehydration
rejoinder
“reksis” Phonetic for rhexis.
relapse
rem—roentgen-equivalent-man [unit of radiation]
remedialremedy
reminiscent
remission
remittent
renown
reoccurrence [incorrect word for recurrence]
repetition
residual
residue
resilience
resinoid
resinous
resistance
drug r.
multidrug r.
multiple drug r.
natural r.
resolution
resorption
respiration
See also in the Pulmonary Medicine.
forced r.
mouth-to-mouth r.
spontaneous r.’s
respiratory
r. acidosis
r. arrest
r. distress
r. distress syndrome (RDS)
r. system
r. tract
restaurateur
restitution
restoration
resuscitation
retching
retic [Slang for reticulocyte (count).]
retrocedent
reversion
RF—radio frequency [also: radiofrequency]
rheumatoid factor
Rh—Rhesus [factor]
Rh
antibody
blood group
factor
immunization
incompatibility
isoantigen
rhacoma
rhagades [grammatically plural; no singular form]
rhagadiform
RHD—
relative hepatic dullness
rheumatic heart disease
rhegma
rheumatic
rheumatism
rheumatoid
rhexis
rhizoid
rhonchal, rhonchial
rhonchus (rhonchi)
bibasilar rhonchi
bilateral rhonchi
coarse rhonchi
diffuse rhonchi
expiratory rhonchi
faint rhonchi
few rhonchi
harsh rhonchi
high-pitched rhonchi
humming rhonchi
inspiratory rhonchi
low-pitched rhonchi
marked rhonchi
musical rhonchi
occasional rhonchi
post-tussive inspiratory rhonchirare rhonchi
scattered rhonchi
sibilant rhonchi
sonorous rhonchi
upper respiratory rhonchi
whistling rhonchi
rhythm
circadian r.
rhythmic, rhythmical
rhythmicity
RIA—radioimmunoassay
rictus
rigor mortis
rigors
RISA—radioactive iodinated serum albumin
RIST—radioimmunosorbent test
“rith-ing” Phonetic for writhing.
“rithm” Phonetic for rhythm.
rivalry
“rizo–” Phonetic for words beginning rhizo–.
RLC—residual lung capacity
RLE—right lower extremity
RLL—right lower lobe (of lung)
RLQ—right lower quadrant
RML—right middle lobe
RN, R.N.—registered nurse
ROM—
range of motion
rupture of membranes
ROMI—rule out myocardial infarction
romied [Slang for myocardial infarction ruled out.]
“rongk–” Phonetic for words beginning rhonch–.
ROS—review of systems
rostrad
rostrate
rotation
rotexion
rpm—revolutions per minute
RR—respiratory rate
R&R—rest and recuperationRR&E—round, regular, and equal
RSB—right sternal border
RSR—regular sinus rhythm
RSV—
respiratory syncytial virus
right subclavian vein
rub
friction r.
pericardial r.
pleural r.
pleuritic r.
pleuropericardial r.
rubefacient
ruber
rubescent
rubiginose
rubiginous
rubor
rubric
ructus
rudiment
rudimentary
RUE—right upper extremity
rufous
rugose
rugous
rugosity
RUL—right upper lobe [of lung]
runoff
RURTI—recurrent upper respiratory tract infection
RV—
residual volume
respiratory volume
right ventricle
RVE—right ventricular enlargement
RVEDP—right ventricular end-diastolic pressure
RVH—right ventricular hypertrophy
Rx, Rx—
prescription
therapytreatment
S –S (S1–S4)—heart sounds [first through fourth]1 4
saccule
saccus (sacci)
sacral
sacrilegious
sacrum
SAD—seasonal affective disorder
sagacious
sagacity
SAH—subarachnoid hemorrhage
“sahn-frwa” Phonetic for sang-froid.
salicylates [a class of drugs]
salient findings
saline laxatives
saliva
salivary
salivation
salubrious
saluretic
salutary
salvo
sanatorium
sang-froid (“sahn-frwa”)
sanguine
SAP—
serum alkaline phosphatase
systemic arterial pressure
sardonic
SAS—supravalvular aortic stenosis
sat—saturated
SAT—Scholastic Aptitude Test
satellite
satiate, satiated
satiety
saturated
save, save that [except]
SBE—subacute bacterial endocarditis
SBFT—small bowel follow-through [x-ray]
SBP—systemic blood pressure
systolic blood pressure
scalariform
scale
Celsius (C) s.
centigrade s.
Fahrenheit (F) s.
Glasgow Coma S.
scalloped
scalloping
scaphoid
scaphoid-shaped
scavenger
SCD—service-connected disability
scenario
sclerogenous
sclerogummatous
scleroid
sclerose
sclerosed
sclerosing
sclerotic
sclerous
scop—scopolamine
“scopes” See in General Surgical Terms.
screen
urine drug s. (UDS)
SCU—special care unit
scuba—self-contained underwater breathing apparatus
scurrile
scurrilous
scyphoid
SD—
septal defect
spontaneous delivery
sudden death
S/D—systolic-to-diastolic [ratio]
SDS—
Self-Rating Depression Scale
sudden death syndromeseborrhea
secede
second (s, sec.)
inverse s.
reciprocal s.
secretion
secretory
sed rate—sedimentation rate
sedate
sedation
sedatives [a class of drugs]
general s.
sedentary
segmented neutrophils (segs, segmenteds)
segs—segmented neutrophils
self-care
self-limited, self-limiting
senescence
senile
senility
sensitivity
sensitization
sensorium
general s.
SEP—
sensory evoked potential
systolic ejection period
separation
septic
septicemia
serendipitous
serendipity
serial
serially
serology
diagnostic s.
seroma
seropurulent
seropus
serpiginousserrated
“ser-sin-ate” Phonetic for circinate.
serum (serums, sera)
anticrotalus s.
antirabies s.
antisnakebite s.
antitetanic s. (ATS)
North American antisnakebite s.
Sclavo s.
truth s.
setaceous
sexuality
SG—specific gravity
SGA—small for gestational age
SH—
social history
surgical history
shagreen
shears
bandage s.
shivering
shock
anaphylactic s.
electric s.
hemorrhagic s.
hypoglycemic s.
hypovolemic s.
sick bay
SID—sudden infant death
side effect
SIDS—sudden infant death syndrome
sign
Aaron s.
accessory s.
antecedent s.
assident s.
Ballance s.
Burton s.
commemorative s.
Cope s.Corrigan s.
Federici s.
Gubler s.
Horn s.
Klemm s.
McBurney s.
objective s.’s
obturator s.
physical s.’s
psoas s.
Robertson s.
Rovsing s.
vital s.’s
signature
significance
statistical s.
significant
SIJ—sacroiliac joint
“sike–” Phonetic for words beginning psych–.
silhouette
“sil-oo-et” Phonetic for silhouette.
Silvadene
silver (Ag) nitrate
singultation
singultous [adj.]
singultus [noun]
sinister
sinistrad
sinusal
sinusoidal
sinusoidalization
“sithropazmus” Phonetic for scythropasmus.
SIW—self-inflicted wound
skeleton
skeletonized
skew
sleeplessness
sleeptalking
sleepwalking
slurrySMA—
sequential multiple analyzer [SMA 6/60, SMA 12/60, SMA 20/60]
superior mesenteric artery
SMAC [“smack”]—sequential multiple analyzer plus computer [SMAC 7, SMAC 12,
SMAC 20]
SNF [“sniff”]—skilled nursing facility
SOAP—Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan [format for medical reports]
SOB—shortness of breath
sodium (Na)
solanine
solanism
solarium
SOM—
secretory otitis media
serous otitis media
sonorous
“soo-chee,” “soo-shee” Phonetic for sushi.
“soo-fl,” “soo-flay” Phonetic for souffle.
SOP—standard operating procedure
sophomore
sorbefacient
sorbitol
souffle
sound
vesicular breath s.’s
white s.
souvenir
spasmodic
SPE—serum protein electrophoresis
specialist
clinical nurse s.
nurse s.
specialization
specialize
specialty
species (sp, spp)
specific
specimen
SPECT—single photon emission computed tomography
spectralSPEP—serum protein electrophoresis
spheroid
sphincteral
sphygmomanometer
spider
banana s.
spinate
spontaneous
sporadic
spurious findings [on laboratory tests]
SPWB—Saunders Pharmaceutical Word Book
squamate
squamous cell
SR—
sedimentation rate
sinus rhythm
systems review
stab [band, immature neutrophil]
stable
stagger, staggered
staggering gait
stamina
standardize
standby
staph—staphylococcus
stat., STAT—immediately [L. statim]
statins [a class of drugs]
status
mental s.
nutrition s.
s. praesens
STD—sexually transmitted disease
steatosis
stenosed
stenosing
stercoral
stereoscopic
stethoscope
stigma (stigmas, stigmata)
stimulantstimulant laxatives [a class of drugs]
stimulants [a class of drugs]
stimulation
stool-softening laxatives [a class of drugs]
striatal
striated
stroke
exertional heat s.
heat s.
lightning s.
sun s. [pref: sunstroke]
STS—serologic test for syphilis
stupor
benign s.
Cairns s.
catatonic s.
depressive s.
styptics
subacute
subcostalis (subcostales)
subluxation
subside
subsidence
subtly
succeed
succession
succinate
succulence
sucrose
SUD—
sudden unexpected death
sudden unexplained death
sugar
SUID—sudden unexplained infant death
suit
antiblackout s.
anti-G s.
antishock s.
sunstroke
supersedesurfactant laxatives [a class of drugs]
surfeit
surgery
minor s.
surprise
surprisingly
surveillance
susceptible
sushi
“sut-lee” Phonetic for subtly.
SUUD—sudden unexpected, unexplained death
SVAS—supravalvular aortic stenosis
SVC—superior vena cava
SVD—
spontaneous vaginal delivery
spontaneous vertex delivery
sweetener
artificial s. [q.v. for specific kinds]
swelling
fugitive s.
symmetric, symmetrical
symptom
accessory s.
acute on chronic s.’s
assident s.
cardinal s.
characteristic s.
concomitant s.
consecutive s.
constitutional s.
deficiency s.
delayed s.
direct s.
equivocal s.
factitious s.
fundamental s.
general s.
guiding s.
indirect s.
induced s.local s.
localizing s.’s
negative s.
objective s.
pathognomonic s.
precursor s.
premonitory s.
presenting s.
prodromal s.
rational s.
reflex s.
signal s.
static s.
subjective s.
sympathetic s.
systemic s.
symptomatic
symptomatology
synechia (synechiae)
synergetic
systemic
T [T3]—triiodothyronine [test]3
T [T4]—thyroxine [test]4
tab—tablet
tabescent
tabular
tachypnea
tactile
TAH—total abdominal hysterectomy
“takipneah” Phonetic for tachypnea.
talcum
tamponade
nasal t.
postnasal balloon t.
taper
TAT—turn-around time
tattoo
accidental t.
TB—
tracheobronchitistuberculosis
TBV—total blood volume
TC—
total cholesterol
transhepatic cholangiography
TCIE—transient cerebral ischemic episode
technique
TED—thromboembolic disease
telangiectasis (telangiectases)
temperature (T, temp)
body t.
core t.
maximum t.
minimum t.
normal t.
tenable
tenacious
tenacity
TENS—transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulator
tenuous situation
teratoid
terminad
terminal
grapelike t.’s
terminalization
terminology
tertiary
tessellated
test
See in Laboratory, Pathology, and Chemistry Terms.
testimony
expert t.
testis (testes)
tetralogy of Fallot
texture
TGA—transposition of the great arteries
TGV—transposition of the great vessels
theory
therapeutic
therapisttherapy
multiple t.
thermometer
axilla t.
Celsius t.
centigrade t.
clinical t.
Fahrenheit t.
infrared tympanic t.
oral t.
rectal t.
tympanic t.
thoraces (plural of thorax)
thoracocentesis
thoracodorsal
thorax (thoraces)
amazon t.
barrel-shaped t.
cholesterol t.
Peyrot t.
pyriform t.
three-pillow orthopnea
threshold
t. of discomfort
pain t.
throbbing
thrombin
thrombolytics [a class of drugs]
TI—
transverse inlet
tricuspid incompetence
tricuspid insufficiency
TIA—transient ischemic attack
TIBC—total iron-binding capacity
t.i.d.—three times a day [L. ter in die]
TIE—transient ischemic episode
time (T)
dead t.
tincture of t.
turn-around time (TAT)tincturation
tincture of time
tiqueur
TIS—tumor in situ
tissue plasminogen activator (t-PA, tPA, TPA)
titration
TLC—
tender loving care
total lung capacity
TM—tympanic membrane
TNTC—too numerous to count
TO—telephone order
TOA—tubo-ovarian abscess
tolerance
drug t.
tomogram
tonicity
tonics
toothache
toothed
toothpick
topical
topographic, topographical
topography
TOPS—Take Off Pounds Sensibly [weight loss program]
torpid
torpidity
torpor
tortured expression
toxemia
toxic
toxicity
acetaminophen t.
TP—
thrombocytopenic purpura
total protein
t-PA, tPA, TPA—tissue plasminogen activator
TPN—total parenteral nutrition
TPPN—total peripheral parenteral nutrition
TPR—temperature, pulse, respiration
total pulmonary resistance
TPVR—total pulmonary vascular resistance
trachea (tracheae)
track [line, path, course]
needle t.’s
tract [a system of organs or nerve fibers]
tragedy
trajectory
transient
transillumination
transition
translucent
transmigration
transmissible
transmission
transudate
traumatherapy
traumatic
traumatism
traumatize
treatment
conservative t.
drug t.
empiric t.
expectant t.
palliative t.
preventive t.
prophylactic t.
protracted t.
radical t.
symptomatic t.
trial
troche
trochlear
truly
truncate
tubal
tubercular
tuberculosis (TB)tuberculostatic
tuberosity
tubule
tubuliform
tumefacient
tumentia
tumescence
tumescent
tumid
tumor
benign t.
tunic
tunnel
turbid
turbidity
turgescence
turgescent
turgid
turgor
tussive
TV—
tidal volume
trial visit
TVH—total vaginal hysterectomy
twinge
two-pillow orthopnea
Tx—
traction
treatment
tympanitic
“u–” Phonetic for words beginning eu–.
U—
unit
unknown
upper
UA—
uric acid
urinalysis
ubiquitous
U&C—usual and customaryUCD, UChD—usual childhood diseases
UDP—urine drug panel
UDS—urine drug screen
UE—upper extremity
“ufor–” Phonetic for words beginning euphor–.
UGI—upper gastrointestinal
“ukraseah” Phonetic for eucrasia.
UL—upper lobe
U&L—upper and lower
ulcerate
ulcerating
ulcerative
ULN—upper limit of normal
ultrasonic
ultraviolet
unbeknownst
uncompensated
unconditioned
unconsciousness
unction
unctuous
undernutrition
undifferentiated
undulating
undulation
“ungk-shun” Phonetic for unction.
unguent
unicentral
unilateral
unit
alcohol and drug dependency u. (ADDU)
antitoxic u.
cardiac care u. (CCU)
cardiology intensive care u. (CICU)
coronary care u. (CCU)
coronary intensive care u. (CICU)
critical care u. (CCU)
intensive care u. (ICU)
intensive coronary care u. (ICCU)
international u. of penicillininternational u. of vitamin A
international u. of vitamin D
medical intensive care u. (MICU)
u. of penicillin
pulmonary intensive care u. (PICU)
respiratory care u. (RCU)
SI (Système International) u.
special care u. (SCU)
Steenbock u. of vitamin D
surgical intensive care u. (SICU)
USP (United States Pharmacopeia) u.
u. of vasopressin
vitamin A u.
u. of vitamin B [B1]1
vitamin D u.
United States Adopted Names (USAN) Council
United States Pharmacopeia (USP)
unnecessary
untenable
untoward effects
“up-nee-a” Phonetic for eupnea.
UPOR—usual place of residence
UR—
upper respiratory
utilization review
URD—upper respiratory disease
ureter
URI—upper respiratory infection
uricosuric
urinalysis
urine
u. drug panel (UDP)
u. drug screen (UDS)
urogenital
urologic, urological
URTI—upper respiratory tract infection
urticaria
US—ultrasound
USO—unilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
“uthanazea” Phonetic for euthanasia.UTI—urinary tract infection
UV—
ultraviolet
umbilical vein
uviform
UVJ—ureterovesical junction
UVL—ultraviolet light
VA, V.A.—
Veterans Administration
Veterans Affairs
vaccinate
vaccine
vacillate
vaginate
value
normal v.’s
predictive v.
reference v.’s
relative v.
survival v.
vanilla
vapor (vapores, vapors)
vaporization
variability
variable
variant
vas (vasa)
vasiform
vasoconstrictors [a class of drugs]
vasodilators [a class of drugs]
vasopressin
vasopressors [a class of drugs]
VB—viable birth
VC—
vena cava
vital capacity
VD—venereal disease
VDRL—Venereal Disease Research Laboratories [do not expand]
“veez-a-vee” Phonetic for vis-à-vis.
velamentousvenation
VER—visual evoked response
vesical [pertaining to the urinary bladder]
vesicle [noun: blister, small sac]
vestige
vestigial
VF—
left leg (electrode)
ventricular fibrillation
VH—vaginal hysterectomy
viability
viable alternative
vial
VIP—voluntary interruption of pregnancy
viral
virile
virulent
virus
See specific viruses in Laboratory, Pathology, and Chemistry Terms.
vis-à-vis [opposite to, compared with, in relation to]
visceromegaly
viscose [noun or adj.]
viscosity
absolute v.
viscous [adj.]
vital
vitality
vitamin
vitiate, vitiated
vitiation
vitium
vitreous
VO—verbal order
volar
volenti non fit injuria
volvulate
vomit
coffee-grounds v.
vomiting
vomituscoffee-grounds v.
v. cruentus
vortex (vortices)
VP—venous pressure
VPB—ventricular premature beat
VPC—ventricular premature contraction
VPRC—volume of packed red cells
V/Q—ventilation-perfusion
VR—vocational rehabilitation
VR&E—vocational rehabilitation and education
VSS—vital signs stable
VT—
tidal volume
ventricular tachycardia
vulnerant
vulnerary
vulnerate
vulsella
vulsellum
“vwah” Phonetic for voix.
VZ—varicella-zoster
VZV—varicella-zoster virus
“wah-ba-in,” “wah-bain” Phonetic for ouabain
WAIS—Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale
wakefulness
waxed and waned
symptoms w.a.w.
WBC—
white blood cell
white blood count
WBR—whole-body radiation [therapy]
WD—
well-developed
well-differentiated
WDWN—well-developed, well-nourished
weight
WF—white female
WH—well-healed
wheal
wheezewhelk
whereupon
wherewithal
whorl
WIA—wounded in action
wintergreen
wizened appearance
WM—white male
WMF—white middle-aged female
WMM—white middle-aged male
WN—well-nourished
WNF—well-nourished female
WNL—within normal limits
WNM—well-nourished male
w/o, wo—without
World Health Organization (WHO)
wound
writhing in pain
x—times
X—magnification
xanthic
xanthous
XM—crossmatch
y/o, Y/O—
-year-old
years old
YOB—year of birth
“yoo–” Phonetic for words beginning eu–.
“yoop-nee-a” Phonetic for eupnea.
yo-yo dieting
Z/D—zero defects
zonal
zonary
zone
comfort z.
zoning
zonula (zonulae)
zosterGeneral Surgery Terms
AAA—abdominal aortic aneurysm
AAL—anterior axillary line
Abbe
flap
lip flap
operation
repair
Abboject
ABC—
argon beam coagulator
aspiration biopsy cytology
abdomen
surgical a.
abdominal
a. aortic aneurysm
a. aponeurosis
a. decompression
a. fascia
a. fistula
a. hernia
a. hysterectomy
a. hysterotomy
a. incision
a. myomectomy
a. paracentesis
a. peritoneum
a. retractor
total a. hysterectomy (TAH)
abdominoperineal
a. resection (APR)
abdominoplasty
Mladick a.
abdominothoracic
a. approacha. esophagogastrectomy
a. gastrectomy
a. incision
a. resection
abdominovaginal
Abelson cannula
Aberdeen knot
Abernethy
fascia
operation
aberrant
a. anatomy
a. bundles
a. duct
a. goiter
a. internal carotid artery
a. pancreas
a. rests
a. thyroid
ab externo incision
ABF—aortobifemoral
ablate
ablation
alcohol a.
androgen a.
catheter a.
chemical a.
electrical a.
endometrial a.
photothermal a.
radiofrequency catheter a.
rotational a.
transurethral needle a. (TUNA)
ABMT—autologous bone marrow transplantation
abort
abortion
artificial a.
elective a.
induced a.
missed a.partial birth a.
septic a.
therapeutic a.
abortive
abouchement
abrade
abrader
diamond a.
motorized arthroscopic a.
steatite a.
stone-cutting a.
Abraham cannula
Abrams
needle
needle pleural biopsy technique
abrasion
a. arthroplasty
abruption
intimal a.
placental a.
abscess
abdominal a.
amebic a.
anorectal a.
appendiceal a.
appendicular a.
axillary a.
bone a.
brain a.
breast a.
central mammary a.
crypt a.
deep a.
diffuse a.
diverticular a.
Douglas a.
encapsulated a.
eosinophilic a.
epidural a.
extradural a.frontal a.
hepatic a.
hot a.
intersphincteric a.
intra-abdominal a., intraabdominal a.
intracranial a.
intramedullary a.
ischiorectal a.
kidney a.
liver a.
lumbar a.
lung a.
lymphatic a.
mammary a.
masticator space a.
mediastinal a.
metastatic a.
mother a.
myocardial a.
otogenic a.
pancreatic a.
paranephric a.
parapharyngeal a.
parapharyngeal space a.
parotid a.
pelvic a.
pelvirectal a.
perianal a.
periappendiceal a.
periappendicular a.
pericholecystic a.
pericolic a.
peridiverticular a.
perinephric a.
perirectal a.
perirenal a.
peritoneal a.
peritonsillar a.
periurethral a.
pilonidal a.primary a.
prostatic a.
pulmonary a.
pyogenic a.
renal a.
residual a.
retrocecal a.
retroperitoneal a.
retropharyngeal a.
satellite a.
secondary a.
splenic a.
stitch a.
subareolar a.
subdiaphragmatic a.
subdural a.
subfascial a.
subgaleal a.
subhepatic a.
submammary a.
submandibular a.
subperiosteal a.
subphrenic a.
subscapular a.
superficial a.
suprahepatic a.
supralevator a.
temporal lobe a.
thecal a.
tonsillar a.
traumatic a.
tympanitic a.
tympanomastoid a.
walled-off a.
absolute alcohol
absorbable
a. dressing
a. suture
absorbent
a. cottona. dressing
a. gauze
abut
abutment
AC—
acromioclavicular
anterior colporrhaphy
ACBG—aortocoronary bypass graft
ACBGS—aortocoronary bypass graft surgery
ACBS—aortocoronary bypass surgery
access
arteriovenous a.
hemodialysis a.
hemodialysis vascular a.
minimal a. surgery
vascular a.
venovenous a.
accessory
a. nerve
ACDF—anterior cervical diskectomy and fusion
Ace bandage
Ace-Fischer external fixator
acetabular
a. cup
a. rim
acetabuloplasty
acetabulum (acetabula)
Achilles tendon
ACL—anterior cruciate ligament
Acland clip
ACMI
bronchoscope
gastroscope
laparoscope
proctoscope
telescope
valve
acorn-tip catheter
Acrel ganglion
acromionectomyacromionizer
acrylic
activator
bow a.
functional a.
monoblock a.
Schwarz a.
Acufex
forceps
instrument
punch
trephine
Acutrol suture
Adair
forceps
tenaculum
Adams
clasp
forceps
operation
position
saw
Adams-DeWeese device
adapter, adaptor
House a.
McReynolds a.
Ralks a.
Adaptic gauze dressing
Adelmann operation
adenectomy
adenoid
a. curet
a. forceps
adenoidectomy
tonsillectomy and a. (T&A)
adenotome
Abelson a.
Kelly a.
LaForce a.
LaForce-Grieshaber a.Shambaugh a.
Sluder a.
adenotomy
adenotonsillectomy
adherence
graft a.
adhesiolysis
adhesion
anomalous mesenteric a.
banjo-string a.
fibrinous a.
fibromembranous a.
filamentous a.
filmy a.
periadnexal a.
pleural a.
preputial a.
primary a.
secondary a.
adhesiotomy
adhesive
Biobrane a.
cyanoacrylate a.
a. dressing
adipectomy
adipocele
adipose tissue
aditus
adjuster
Negus ligature a.
Adler punch
adnexectomy
adnexopexy
adrenalectomize
adrenalectomy
Adson
bur
cannula
chisel
clipconductor
drill
elevator
forceps
hook
knife
maneuver
needle
procedure
retractor
rongeur
scissors
suction tube
tube
advancement
a. flap
maxillary a.
tendon a.
adventitia
adventitial
adventitious
adynamic ileus
AEA—above-elbow amputation
Aebli scissors
Aeby
muscle
plane
AED—automatic external defibrillator
aerogel
Aeroplast dressing
AFBG—aortofemoral bypass graft
afferent
agent
neuromuscular blocking a.
Agnew
keratome
operation
splint
Agnew-Verhoeff incision
Agrikola retractor“ah-boosh-maw” Phonetic for abouchement.
“ahn mahs” Phonetic for en masse.
AICD—automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
Ainsworth punch
air
a. curtain
a. insufflation
laminar a. flow
liquid a.
residual a.
a. splint
airplane splint
airway
artificial a.
Brain [eponym] a.
endotracheal a.
esophageal obturator a.
laryngeal mask a. (LMA)
nasopharyngeal a.
oropharyngeal a.
a. resistance
AK amputation
Akin
bunionectomy
operation
alar incision
Albert
bronchoscope
operation
suture
Albert-Andrews laryngoscope
albugineotomy
Alcock
catheter
lithotrite
Alcock-Timberlake obturator
alcohol
a. ablation
a. neurolysis
Alcon sutureAldridge operation
Alexander
chisel
gouge
incision
osteotome
periosteotome
Alexander-Farabeuf
elevator
periosteotome
rasp, raspatory
Alger brush
align
alignment
anatomical a.
optimal a.
Allarton operation
Allen clamp
Allingham
colotomy
fissure
operation
rectal speculum
rectum excision
Allis
clamp
forceps
Allis-Ochsner forceps
Allison
retractor
suture
allograft
cadaveric a.
free tendon a.
living related a.
living unrelated a.
nerve a.
allokeratoplasty
alloplast
alloplasticalloplasty
allotransplantation
Allport
operation
retractor
searcher
Alm retractor
Alouette
amputation
operation
Alpar implant
Alsberg
angle
triangle
Alsus-Knapp operation
alternating suture
alveolectomy
alveololabial
alveololingual
alveolomerotomy
alveolonasal
alveolopalatal
alveoloplasty
interradicular a.
intraseptal a.
alveolotomy
alveolus (alveoli)
alveolysis
Alvis operation
Alyea clamp
Amberg lateral sinus line
AMBI
hip screw
nail
ambiguous
ambivalent
ambiversion
ambivert
Amico
drillextractor
nail nipper
skin lifter
amniocele
amniocentesis
amnioscope
amnioscopy
amniotome
Baylor a.
Beacham a.
amniotomy
Amoils
cryoextractor
cryoprobe
retractor
amok, amuck
Amplatz
cardiac catheter
coronary catheter
ampulla (ampullae)
a. of Vater
amputate
amputation
AK (above-knee) a.
Alouette a.
Anderson a.
aperiosteal a.
Béclard a.
Berger a.
Bier a.
BK (below-knee) a.
bloodless a.
Bunge a.
Callander a.
Carden a.
cervix a.
chop a.
Chopart a.
cineplastic a.
circular a.coat-sleeve a.
cutaneous a.
definitive a.
double-flap a.
Dupuytren a.
eccentric a.
elliptical a.
end-bearing a.
Farabeuf a.
Forbes a.
forequarter a.
Gritti a.
Gritti-Stokes a.
guillotine a.
Guyon a.
Hancock a.
Hey a.
hindquarter a.
interilioabdominal a.
interinnominoabdominal a.
intermediary a.
interpelviabdominal a.
interscapulothoracic a.
Jaboulay a.
Kirk a.
Langenbeck (von Langenbeck) a.
Larrey a.
Le Fort a.
Lisfranc a.
Mackenzie a.
Maisonneuve a.
major a.
Malgaigne a.
mediotarsal a.
metacarpal a.
musculocutaneous a.
oblique a.
osteoplastic a.
pathologic a.
periosteoplastic a.phalangophalangeal a.
Pirogoff a.
primary a.
provisional a.
pulp a.
racket a.
ray a.
rectangular a.
Ricard a.
secondary a.
semicircular flap a.
Stokes a.
subastragalar a.
submalleolar a.
subperiosteal a.
supracondylar a.
Syme a.
Teale a.
tertiary a.
through-the-knee a.
transfixation a.
transmetatarsal a.
traverse a.
Tripier a.
Vladimiroff-Mikulicz a.
Amsler
corneal graft operation
needle
Amussat
operation
valve
valvula
amygdalohippocampectomy
Anagnostakis operation
anal speculum
analgesia
obstetric a.
perineural a.
serial caudal a.
spinal a.analgesics [a class of drugs]
anaphylaxis
anastomose
anastomosis (anastomoses)
See also operation and procedure.
antiperistaltic a.
aorticopulmonary a.
Baffe a.
Braun a.
Clado a.
a. clamp
Coffey a.
end-to-end a.
end-to-side a.
enteric a.
esophagojejunal a.
faciohypoglossal a.
Furniss a.
Galen a.
genicular a.
Haight a.
hypoglossal-facial nerve a.
intermesenteric arterial a.
intestinal a.
isoperistaltic a.
Jacobson a.
nerve a.
peristaltic a.
portacaval a.
pyeloileocutaneous a.
rectosigmoid a.
Roux-en-Y a.
side-to-end a.
side-to-side a.
splenorenal a.
sutureless a.
transureteroureteral a.
triple a.
ureterotubal a.
ventriculocisternal a.anastomotic
a. operation
anatomical
a. snuffbox
anatrophic
a. nephrotomy
anchor
anchorage
anchoring suture
ancillary
a. measures
Anderson
amputation
appliance
operation
pin fixation
splint
Andresen appliance
Andrews
applicator
gouge
operation
retractor
Andrews-Hartmann forceps
Andrews-Pynchon suction tube
Anectine (anesthetic agent)
Anel
lacrimal duct dilation
method
operation
Anestacon (anesthetic agent)
anesthesia
acupuncture a.
ambulatory a.
balanced a.
basal a.
Bier block a.
block a.
brachial plexus a.
caudal a.closed-circuit a.
conduction a.
continuous epidural a.
endotracheal a.
epidural a.
general a.
hypnosis a.
hypotensive a.
hypothermic a.
infiltration a.
inhalation a.
insufflation a.
intratracheal a.
intravenous a.
intubation a.
laryngeal mask a. (LMA)
local a.
lumbar epidural a.
monitored a. care (MAC)
nasotracheal a.
one-lung a.
paracervical block a.
peridural a.
plexus a.
pudendal block a.
regional a.
retrobulbar a.
saddle block a.
spinal a.
subarachnoid a.
surgical a.
topical a.
twilight a.
anesthesiologist
anesthesiology
anesthetic
volatile a.
anesthetic agents
Demerol
anesthetics [a class of drugs]anesthetist
anesthetization
anesthetize
aneurysm
abdominal aortic a. (AAA)
arterial a.
arteriovenous a.
berry a.
Charcot-Bouchard a.
cirsoid a.
innominate a.
intracranial a.
miliary a.
mycotic a.
peripheral a.
posterior inferior communicating artery (PICA) a.
racemose a.
thoracoabdominal aortic a.
aneurysmal
aneurysmectomy
aneurysmoplasty
aneurysmorrhaphy
aneurysmotomy
Angelchik antireflux prosthesis
angioaccess
angiocatheter
angiofibroma
angiography
angioneurectomy
angioplasty
balloon a.
coronary a.
laser a.
patch a.
percutaneous transluminal a. (PTA)
percutaneous transluminal coronary a. (PTCA)
percutaneous transluminal renal a. (PTRA)
angioscopy
fiberoptic a.
angiostomyangiotomy
“angkilo–” Phonetic for words beginning ankylo–.
angle
Frankfort-mandibular plane a.
a. of jaw
mandibular a., a. of mandible
mandibular plane a.
a. suture
angle-former
angular incision
angulation osteotomy
ankylosed
ankylosis (ankyloses)
operative a.
ankylotic
Annandale operation
annular
annuloplasty
DeVega a.
Kay a.
annulorrhaphy
anocutaneous fistula
anomalous
anomaly
Pierre Robin a.
anoperineal
anoplasty
anorectal
anorectocolonic
anorectoplasty
Laird-McMahon a.
anorthoscope
anoscope
Bacon a.
Bodenheimer a.
Boehm a.
Brinkerhoff a.
Buie-Hirschman a.
Fansler a.
Goldbacher a.Hirschman a.
Ives a.
Muer a.
Otis a.
Pratt a.
Pruitt a.
rotating a.
Sims a.
speculum a.
Welch-Allyn a.
anoscopy
anosigmoidoscopic
anosigmoidoscopy
anoxia
anoxic i.
Anson-McVay operation
ansotomy
antecolic gastrectomy
antecubital
anteflexion
antegrade
anterior
a. cervical diskectomy and fusion (ACDF)
a. nephrectomy
a. pharyngotomy
a. rhinoscopy
a. rhizotomy
a. sclerotomy
a. thalamotomy
anterolateral
anteromedial
anteversion
Anthony tube
anthroposcopy
Antia-Buch chondrocutaneous flap
anticoagulated
antimesenteric
antitragus
antral resection
antrectomyantroduodenectomy
antroscope
antroscopy
antrostomy
intranasal a.
radical maxillary a.
antrotomy
sublabial a.
anvil
Bunnell a.
AOA splint [All Orthopedic Appliances]
aortic
a. cross-clamp
a. flush pigtail catheter
a. prosthesis
trileaflet a. prosthesis
a. valvuloplasty
aortotomy incision
A&P—anterior and posterior [repair]
apertognathia
Le Fort a. repair [I]
aperture
pharyngeal a.
apex (apices, apexes)
apical
apicectomy
apices (plural of apex)
apicoectomy
apicostomy
apicotomy
aponeurectomy
aponeurosis (aponeuroses)
a. of external oblique muscle
aponeurotic
aponeurotomy
apophyseal
apparatus
hyoid a.
spine a.
stereotaxic a.suspensory a. of pleura
appearance
appendectomy
appendiceal
appendices (plural of appendix)
appendicitis
acute a.
a. by contiguity
chronic a.
fulminating a.
gangrenous a.
a. granulosa
helminthic a.
myxoglobulosis a.
nonobstructive a.
a. obliterans
perforating a.
perforative a.
stercoral a.
subperitoneal a.
suppurative a.
verminous a.
appendicocecostomy
appendicocele
appendicoenterostomy
appendicolith
appendicolysis
appendicopathy
appendicostomy
appendicular
appendix (appendices)
auricular a.
cecal a.
a. cerebri
ensiform a.
pelvic a.
vermiform a.
a. vermiformis
appliance
crown of thorns a.Crozat a.
functional a.
Hawley a.
light round-wire a.
multibanded a.
occlusal overlay a.
pin and tube a.
regulating a.
retaining a.
Roger Anderson pin fixation a.
speech a.
applicator
Andrews a.
Brown a.
Dean a.
Ernst a.
Fletcher-Suit a.
Gifford a.
Holinger a.
Lejeune a.
Plummer-Vinson radium a.
Pynchon a.
Roberts a.
sandwich-mold a.
surface a.
apposition
a. suture
approach
transcranial a.
transnasal a.
transseptal a.
transthoracic a.
approximate
approximation
a. suture
approximator
rib a.
skin-edge a.
appy [Slang for appendectomy.]
APR—abdominoperineal resectionAquacel Ag dressing
Aquaflex lens
Aran-Duchenne
disease
muscular atrophy
Arbuckle probe
arch
anastomotic a.
arch bar
Erich a.b.
Jelanko a.b.
Winter a.b.
arcuate
a. incision
a. suture
ARD—anorectal dressing
area (areae, areas)
donor a.
areola (areolae)
a. of mammary gland
a. of nipple
areolar incision
Argamaso-Lewin composite flap
argon laser trabeculoplasty
Argyle
catheter
chest tube
endotracheal tube
Argyll Robertson suture
Aries-Pitanguy
mammaplasty
operation
procedure
Arlt (von Arlt)
operation
scoop
suture
Arlt-Jaesche operation
armamentarium
Army-Navy retractorArruga
expressor
forceps
implant
operation
protector
trephine
Arslan operation
arterial
a. catheter
a. line (A-line)
arterialization
a. of portal vein
arteriogram
arteriography
operative a.
arteriosclerosis
arteriotomy
arthrectomy
arthrodesis
Charnley a.
extra-articular a.
Moberg a.
arthroplasty
abrasion a.
Aufranc-Turner a.
Bechtol a.
cementless a.
Charnley-Mueller a.
Crawford Adams cup a.
Keller a.
Lacey rotating-hinge a.
Magnuson-Stack a.
McAtee-Tharias-Blazina a.
McKee-Farrar hip a.
New England Baptist a.
Putti-Platt a.
Schlein-type elbow a.
Stanmore shoulder a.
total hip a.total knee a.
arthroscope
arthroscopic meniscectomy
arthrostomy
arthrotome
arthrotomy
Magnuson-Stack shoulder a.
articulator
arytenoidectomy
arytenoidopexy
Asch forceps
ascites
asepsis
aseptic
Ash Split Cath
Ashhurst splint
Ashley breast prosthesis
aspirate
aspirating
aspiration
endometrial a.
vacuum a.
aspirator
blue-tip a.
Broyles a.
Gottschalk a.
red-tip a.
Thorek a.
vacuum a.
yellow-tip a.
Assézat triangle
astigmatoscopy
astragalectomy
asymmetric
asymmetry
atheromatosis
atherothrombosis
Atkins-Cannard tracheotomy tube
Atkinson technique
Atkinson-type lid blockAtkins-Tucker laryngoscope
Atlee
clamp
dilator
atomizer
Devilbiss a.
atonia
atonicity
atony
Atraloc suture
atraumatic suture
atresia
atretic
atrial
balloon a. septostomy
percutaneous transluminal a. valvuloplasty (PTAV)
a. septostomy
atrium (atria)
atrophic
atrophy
atticoantrotomy
atticotomy
transmeatal a.
atypical
Auchincloss
modified radical mastectomy
operation
Aufranc-Turner
arthroplasty
cup
hip prosthesis
operation
Aufricht
rasp
speculum
Aufricht-Lipsett rasp
aught [0; used to indicate size of suture or instrument]
augmentation
a. mammaplasty
a. rhinoplastyAugustine nail
aural speculum
Austin
knife
retractor
Austin Moore
femoral head remover
hip prosthesis
inside-outside calipers
mortising chisel
rasp
straight-stem endoprosthesis
Autoclip
autofundoscope
autofundoscopy
autogenous
autograft
autografting
autologous
a. fat graft
a. transfusion
automatic
automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (AICD)
autotransfusion
autotransplantation
pancreatic a.
Auvard
cranioclast
weighted vaginal speculum
Auvard-Remine speculum
AV, A-V—
arteriovenous
atrioventricular
avascular
avascularization
Avila operation
Avitene microfibrillar collagen hemostat
AVM—arteriovenous malformation
AVR—aortic valve replacement
avulsionscalp a.
awl
Carroll a.
curved a.
Rochester a.
Wangensteen a.
Wilson a.
awt [Phonetic for aught]
Axenfeld suture
Axer operation
axilla (axillae)
axillary
Ayerst knife
Ayre
brush
cervical spatula
cone knife
tube
Babcock
clamp
forceps
needle
operation
suture
back-and-forth suture
backbleeding
backcut incision
backflow
Backhaus
forceps
towel clamp
Bacon
anoscope
forceps
Badal operation
Badgley operation
Baffe anastomosis
bag
Pilcher hemostatic b.
Baggish hysteroscopeBahnson clamp
Bailey
catheter
clamp
conductor
rib contractor
Bailey-Glover-O’Neill knife
Bailey-Morse knife
Bailey-Williamson forceps
Bainbridge
anastomosis clamp
hemostatic forceps
Bakamjian flap
Baker
jejunostomy tube
self-sumping tube
Bakes
bile duct dilator
dilator
probe
BAL—bronchoalveolar lavage
Baldwin operation
Balfour
bladder blade
gastroenterostomy
retractor
retractor with fenestrated blade
self-retaining retractor
Balkan
frame
splint
ball-valve prosthesis
Ball [eponym]
method
operation
valve
Ballance sign
Ballantine
clamp
hemilaminectomy retractorhysterectomy forceps
uterine curet
Ballenger
nasal cartilage knife
sponge forceps
swivel knife
Ballenger-Sluder tonsillectome
Ballentine forceps
balloon
ACS b.
b. angioplasty
b. atrial septectomy
b. atrial septostomy
b. biliary catheter
b. catheter
b. catheterization
catheter b. valvuloplasty (CBV)
b. defecation
b. dilatation, b. dilation
Fogarty b.
Garren b.
Grüntzig (Gruentzig) b.
Grüntzig-type b.
Honan b.
Hunter b.
Hunter-Sessions b.
image data intra-aortic counter-pulsation b.
intranasal b.
pilot b.
pneumatic b. dilator
b. tamponade
b. tuboplasty
b. valvuloplasty
ballooning
ballotable
ballottement
abdominal b.
kidney b.
Baloser hysteroscope
banana bladeband
elastic b. fixation [of fracture]
Meckel b.
bandage
Ace b.
adhesive b.
barrel b.
Barton b.
capeline b.
Champ elastic b.
circular b.
compression b.
cotton elastic b.
cotton-wool b.
cravat b.
crepe b.
crucial b.
Curad plastic b.
demigauntlet b.
E cotton b.
elastic b.
Elasticon b.
Elastomull b.
Elastoplast b.
Esmarch b.
figure-of-eight b.
fixation b.
Flexilite b.
four-tailed b.
Fricke b.
gauntlet b.
gauze b.
Gibney b.
hammock b.
Hydron Burn B.
immobilizing b.
Kerlix b.
Kling b.
many-tailed b.
Marlex b.Martin b.
oblique b.
plaster b.
POP (plaster of Paris) b.
pressure b.
reversed b.
roller b.
Sayre b.
Scultetus b.
Seutin b.
b. shears
spica b.
spiral b.
stockinette b.
suspensory b.
T b.
Theden b.
triangular b.
Velpeau b.
Y b.
Band-Aid
Bane forceps
Bangerter graded occluder
banjo curet
Bankart
lesion
operation
reconstruction
retractor
bar
Erich arch b.
fixation arch b.
House b.
Jelanko arch b.
Mercier b.
metatarsal b.
Passavant b.
sublingual b.
thyroid b.
barbotageBard catheter
Bardenheuer
extension
incision
Bardex catheter
Bardic cannula
Bard-Parker
blade
dermatome
knife
Barkan
knife
operation
Barker
operation
point
Barley-Gibbon rib contractor
Barlow forceps
Barnes
bag
cervical dilator
common duct dilator
dilator
trocar
Barnes-Crile forceps
Barnhill curet
Barr
anal speculum
bolt
crypt hook
fistula hook
fistula probe
rectal hook
rectal probe
rectal speculum
self-retaining rectal retractor
Barraquer
brush
ciliary forceps
corneal forcepsirrigator spatula
keratoplasty knife
microkeratome
needle holder
scissors
speculum
suture
trephine
Barraquer-Colibri speculum
Barraya forceps
barrel dressing
Barrett
forceps
syndrome
tenaculum
Barrett-Adson retractor
Barrio operation
Barsky
elevator
operation
Barth hernia
Barton
bandage
forceps
tongs
traction handle
Barton-Cone tongs
Barwell operation
basal
b. iridectomy
baseball suture
basilar
b. suture
Basile hip screw
basket
Browne b.
Burhenne stone b. technique
Councill b.
Dormia b.
Ferguson b.Howard b.
Johnson b.
Mitchell b.
basketing
basket procedure
Basset operation
Bassini operation
bastard suture
basting stitch
Parker-Kerr b.s.
BAT—blunt abdominal trauma
Bateman
operation
prosthesis
Bates operation
Battle
incision
operation
Battle-Jalaguier-Kammerer incision
Baudelocque operation
Bauhin valve
Baumrucker resectoscope
Baylor
amniotome
splint
sump
Baynton
bandage
operation
bayonet
b. forceps
b. incision
BB—breast biopsy
B-B graft
BDE—bile duct exploration
Beacham amniotome
Beall mitral valve prosthesis
beanbag
Beard-Cutler operation
Beardsleyaortic dilator
cecostomy trocar
empyema tube
esophageal retractor
intestinal clamp
Beatson
operation
ovariotomy
Beaupre forceps
Beaver
blade
handle
keratome
knife
Beaver-DeBakey blade
Bechtol
arthroplasty
hip prosthesis
Beck
clamp
gastrostomy
gastrostomy scoop
knife
operation (I, II)
rasp
Becker operation
Beck-Jianu gastrostomy
Beckman
adenoid curet
goiter retractor
nasal speculum
retractor
self-retaining retractor
Beckman-Adson laminectomy retractor
Beckman-Colver nasal speculum
Beckman-Eaton laminectomy retractor
Beck-Mueller tonsillectome
Béclard
amputation
anastomosishernia
point
suture
triangle
bed
air-fluidized b.
circle b.
CircOlectric b.
Clinitron b.
collateral vascular b.
Gatch b.
rocking b.
Roto-Rest b.
Sanders oscillating b.
vascular b.
bedsore
Beebe forceps
Beer
canaliculus knife
cataract knife
ciliary forceps
Begg
appliance
light-wire differential force technique
paralleling
straight-wire combination bracket
torque
Belfield wire retractor
Bell
operation
suture
Bellocq
sound
tube
Bellucci scissors
belly
Belsey
Mark II fundoplication
Mark IV operation
Mark V operationrepair
Benaron forceps
Benedict
gastroscope
retractor
Benedict and Franke method
Benedict and Osterberg method
Benedict-Roth spirometer
Bengolea forceps
benign
Béniqué
catheter
dilator
sound
Bennett
angle
dislocation
elevator
forceps
fracture
movement
operation
posterior shoulder approach
retractor
Bent operation
benzalkonium chloride [antiseptic]
Berens
dilator
forceps
implant
keratome
operation
punch
retractor
scissors
scoop
spatula
speculum
Berens-Rosa implant
Bergeramputation
operation
Bergmann incision
Bergmann-Israel incision
Berke
double-end lid everter
operation
ptosis clamp
ptosis forceps
Berke-Motais operation
Berlind-Auvard speculum
Berman locator
Berna infant abdominal retractor
Bernard-Burrows operation
Bernay
sponge
tracheal retractor
uterine gauze packer
Berne
forceps
rasp
Bernstein gastroscope
Berry uterine-elevating forceps
Best [eponym]
clamp
common duct stone forceps
direct forward-vision telescope
gallstone forceps
intestinal forceps
operation
Betadine
Bethune
lung tourniquet
periosteal elevator
phrenic retractor
rib cutter
rib shears
Bevan
gallbladder forceps
hemostatic forcepsincision
operation
Beyer
forceps
rongeur
bezoar
Bezold (von Bezold) abscess
B graft
Bielschowsky operation
Bier
amputation
block anesthesia
method
operation
passive hyperemia
Biesenberger
mammaplasty
operation
bifrontal
bifurcation
Bigelow
litholapaxy
lithotrite
operation
bilabe
bilateral
b. lithotomy
b. vagotomy
biliary prosthesis
Billeau ear wax curet
Billroth
anastomosis [I, II]
forceps
gastrectomy
gastroduodenoscopy
gastroenterostomy [I, II, III]
gastrojejunostomy
operation [I, II]
ovarian retractor
uterine tumor forcepsBill traction handle
bilobate, bilobular
bimanual
binangle, binangled
binder
Velcro b.
Binkhorst
implant
lens
binocular
b. indirect ophthalmoscopy
b. ophthalmoscope
binophthalmoscope
binoscope
Biobrane
adhesive
glove
synthetic skin substitute
Biograft
bioimplant
biopsy
aspiration b.
biochemical b.
bite b.
bone marrow b.
brush b.
cervical b.
cervical punch b.
cold cone b.
cold knife conization b.
cone b.
endometrial b.
excisional b.
fine-needle b.
fine-needle aspiration b.
four point b.
fractional b.
lung b.
muscle b.
b. needleneedle b.
nerve b.
open b.
punch b.
renal b.
ring b.
scalene lymph node b.
shave b.
sponge b.
surface b.
total b.
transbronchial lung b.
transperineal b.
transrectal b.
transurethral b.
trephine b.
wedge b.
wound b.
bioptome
Stanford b.
biospectroscopy
bipolar cautery
Bircher operation
Birch-Hirschfeld
entropion operation
lamp
bird’s nest filter
Birkett hernia
Birtcher
cautery
Hyfrecator cautery wire
Bischof
myelotomy
operation
test
bisection
Bishop
sphygmoscope
tendon tucker
Bishop-Black tendon tuckerBishop-Harmon
anterior chamber irrigating cannula
bladebreaker
forceps
Superblade
Bishop-Peter tendon tucker
bistoury
b. blade
laser b. technique
radiofrequency b.
biteblock, bite-block, bite block
bitegauge, bite-gauge, bite gage
bitelock, bite-lock, bite lock
bivalve, bivalved
b. incision
b. speculum
Björk-Shiley
aortic valve prosthesis
convexoconcave 60-degree valve prosthesis
floating-disk prosthesis
heart valve
BL—blood loss
black braided suture
black silk suture
Black-Wylie obstetric dilator
bladder
b. blade
transurethral resection of b. (TURB)
blade
Bard-Parker b.
Beaver b.
Beaver-DeBakey b.
bistoury b.
bladder b.
Cooley-Pontius b.
DeBakey b.
Macintosh fiberoptic laryngoscope b.
McPherson-Wheeler b.
bladebreaker knife
Blaircleft palate knife
modification of Gellhorn pessary
nasal chisel
operation
palate hook
serrefine
stiletto
Blair-Brown
graft
knife
operation
Blake
disk
ear forceps
embolus forceps
forceps
gallstone forceps
uterine curet
Blakemore
esophageal tube
nasogastric tube
Blakemore-Sengstaken tube
Blakesley forceps
Blalock operation
Blalock-Hanlon operation
Blalock-Taussig
operation
shunt
Blanchard
hemorrhoidal forceps
pile clamp
Blandin
ganglion
glands
blanket
b. suture
warming b.
Blasius
duct
operationBlaskovics operation
Blasucci
curved-tip ureteral catheter
pigtail ureteral catheter
bleeder
“blef–” Phonetic for words beginning bleph–.
blepharectomy
blepharoplasty
blepharoptosis
blepharorrhaphy
blepharostat
blepharotomy
blind gut
block
anesthetic b.
articular b.
Bier b.
bite b. [also: biteblock, bite-block]
brachial b.
ganglionic b.
neuromuscular b.
b. osteotomy
regional b.
b. resection
sphenopalatine b.
spinal subarachnoid b.
stellate b.
sympathetic b.
ventricular b.
vertebral b.
Blom-Singer
valve
voice prosthesis
blood
banked b.
b. plasma
whole b.
Bloodgood
disease
operationbloodless operation
blood volume expanders [a class of drugs]
Blot perforator
blotchy
Blount
operation
osteotome
plate
retractor
stapler
Blumer shelf
Blundell-Jones operation
board
transfer b.
Boari button
Bodenheimer anoscope
Boehm
anoscope
proctoscope
sigmoidoscope
boggy
b. prostate
b. uterus
Bogros space
Böhler
clamp
splint
Böhler-Braun splint
Bohlman pin
Böhm (Boehm) operation
Boies forceps
bolster suture
bolt
Webb b.
Wilson b.
bolus dressing
Bonaccolto
forceps
scleral ring
Bond [eponym]forceps
splint
Bondy mastoidectomy
bone
b. clamp
b.-cutting forceps
b. forceps
b.-nibbling forceps
b. plug
b. wax
bone graft
diamond inlay b.g.
dual inlay b.g.
hemicylindrical b.g.
inlay b.g.
intramedullary b.g.
medullary b.g.
onlay b.g.
osteoperiosteal b.g.
peg b.g.
sliding inlay b.g.
bone marrow transplant
Bonn forceps
Bonner position
Bonney
clamp
forceps
hysterectomy
Bonzel operation
“boo-she-ron” Phonetic for Boucheron.
“boo-shoo” Phonetic for Bouchut.
boot
air b.
gelatin compression b.
Gibney b.
Jobst b.
pneumatic b.
Unna b.
Unna paste b.
“boo-ton-year” Phonetic for boutonnière.“boo-zhe” Phonetic for bougie.
border
anterior b.
lateral b.
medial b.
mucocutaneous b.
peripheral b.
vermilion b.
Borst elephant trunk technique
Borthen operation
Bose
operation
tracheostomy hook
Bosher knife
Bossalino operation
bosselated
Bosworth
coracoclavicular screw
nasal snare
operation
procedure
Böttcher (Boettcher)
forceps
hook
scissors
Boucheron speculum
Bouchut laryngeal tube
bougie
b. à boule
acorn-tipped b.
common duct b.
coudé b.
Hurst b.
Jackson b.
Le Fort b.
olive-tip b., olive-tipped b.
olive-tipped b.
Otis b.
Phillips b.
Plummer b.polyvinyl b.
Ruschelit b.
soluble b.
Trousseau b.
tunneled b.
wax-tipped b.
whistle b.
bougienage
boutonnière
bovied
Bovie unit
bovine heterograft
bow
Cupid’s b.
labial b.
Logan b.
Bowen osteotome
Bowen-Grover
meniscotome
meniscotomy
Bowlby splint
Bowman
eye knife
iris needle
iris scissors
lacrimal dilator
lacrimal probe
needle
operation
strabismus scissors
Boyce position
Boyd
implant
operation
Boyer
bursa
cyst
Boyes-Goodfellow hook
Boynton needle holder
Boys-Allis forcepsBozeman
forceps
position
suture
Bozeman-Fritsch catheter
Braasch
catheter
cystoscope
forceps
brace
Bledsoe b.
Boston b.
chair-back b.
clam-shell b.
drop foot b.
49er knee b.
Hudson b.
ischial weightbearing (weight-bearing) b.
Klenzak b.
Knight b.
Knight-Taylor b.
Kydex b.
Lenox Hill b.
long leg b.
Lyman-Smith b.
Milwaukee b.
Moe b.
Roylan tibia fracture b.
Seton hip b.
Taylor b.
toe drop b.
UBC (University of British Columbia) b.
weightbearing (weight-bearing) b.
Bracht maneuver
Bracken forceps
Brackin
incision
ureterointestinal anastomosis technique
Bradford
forcepsframe
Bradshaw-O’Neill clamp
Bragg-Paul pulsator
braided
black b. suture
b. suture
white b. suture
Brailey operation
Brain [eponym] airway
brain abscess
Brandt-Andrews maneuver
Brantley-Turner retractor
brassiere-type dressing
Brauer operation
Braun
anastomosis
cranioclast
graft
hook
operation
scissors
tenaculum
Braun and Jaboulay gastroenterostomy
Braunwald prosthesis
Braun-Wangensteen
graft
operation
Brawley retractor
breach [tear, rupture, gap]
breast
b. augmentation mammaplasty
b. implant
b. reduction surgery
supernumerary b.
brei [tissue ground to a pulp]
Brenner operation
Brent eyebrow reconstruction
Brescia-Cimino fistula
Brett operation
Brewer speculumBrewster retractor
Bricker operation
bridge flap
bridgework
bridle suture
Briggs operation
Brinkerhoff
anoscope
rectal speculum
Brinton disease
Briquet
ataxia
syndrome
Bristow
operation
periosteal elevator
procedure
Brittain operation
broach
root-canal b.
Brock
incision
infundibulectomy
knife
punch
Brockenbrough catheter
Brockman operation
Brodney clamp
Broesike fossa
bronchi (plural of bronchus)
bronchial
b. brushing
b. lavage
bronchoalveolar
b. lavage (BAL)
bronchodilatation
bronchoesophagoscopy
bronchofiberscope
bronchofibroscopy
bronchoplastybronchopulmonary
b. lavage
b. markings
bronchorrhaphy
bronchoscope
ACMI b.
Albert b.
Broyles b.
Bruening b.
Chevalier Jackson b.
coagulation b.
costophrenic b.
Davis b.
double-channel irrigating b.
Emerson b.
fiberoptic b.
Foregger b.
Haslinger b.
Holinger b.
Holinger-Jackson b.
hook-on b.
Jackson b.
Jesberg b.
Moersch b.
Negus b.
Overholt-Jackson b.
Pilling b.
Riecker b.
Safar b.
Storz b.
telescope b.
Tucker b.
ventilation b.
Waterman b.
Yankauer b.
bronchoscopy
fiberoptic b.
bronchostomy
bronchotome
bronchotomybronchus (bronchi)
See in Pulmonary Medicine.
Brooks scissors
Brophy
forceps
knife
operation
Brown
applicator
dermatome
forceps
graft
knife
needle
operation
retractor
snare
splint
tonsillectome
Brown-Adson forceps
Brown-Blair operation
Brown-Buerger cystoscope
Brown-Dohlman implant
Browne
basket
operation
Brown-McHardy dilator
Broyles
aspirator
bronchoscope
dilator
forceps
laryngoscope
nasopharyngoscope
telescope
tube
Bruening
bronchoscope
esophagoscope
forcepsotoscope
snare
bruit
See in Cardiology and Pulmonary Medicine.
Brun curet
Bruner line
Brunner
dissector
forceps
gland hamartoma
glands
zigzag incision
Brunschwig operation
Brunton otoscope
brush
Barraquer b.
b. biopsy
electrical b.
brushing
bronchial b.
Bryant
line
operation
traction
BSA—body surface area
BSB—body surface burned
BSO—bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
BSS—black silk suture
BTL—bilateral tubal ligation
Buck
curet
fascia
hook
knife
splint
Buckberg cardioplegia
buckle
scleral b.
Bucy
kniferetractor
Bucy-Frazier cannula
buddy splint
Budinger operation
Buerger-McCarthy forceps
Bugbee electrode
Buie
clamp
forceps
irrigator
position
probe
procedure
rectal suction tube
scissors
sigmoidoscope
technique
Buie-Hirschman
anoscope
clamp
Buie-Smith
retractor
speculum
bulky dressing
bulldog clamp
bullectomy
Bumm curet
Bumpus
forceps
resectoscope
bunching suture
bundle
neurovascular b.
Bunge
amputation
spoon
Bunim forceps
bunionectomy
Akin b.
Keller b.Mitchell b.
Silver b.
Stone b.
Bunnell
anvil
drill
flap
needle
operation
probe
splints
suture
tendon transfer
bur
Adson b.
Burwell b.
D’Errico b.
diamond b.
Hall b.
b.-hole incision
Hudson b.
Jordan-Day b.
Lempert b.
McKenzie b.
round b.
Wullstein b.
Burch
calipers
pick
Burch-Greenwood tendon tucker
Burford rib spreader
Burhenne stone basket technique
buried suture
Burnham scissors
Burow
operation
triangle
bursectomy
bursocentesis
bursolithbursotomy
Burwell bur
butterfly
b. bandage
b. drain
b. dressing
b. needle
buttock
button
Boari b.
Jaboulay b.
Moore tracheostomy b.
Murphy b.
Panje voice b.
peritoneal b.
polyethylene collar b.
b. suture
buttonhole
b. incision
b. iridectomy
b. operation
b. suture
Buxton clamp
Buzzi operation
B-W graft
Bx—biopsy
Byford retractor
bypass
aortocoronary vein b.
aortoiliac b.
axillo-axillary b.
axillofemoral b.
cardiopulmonary b.
carotid-subclavian b.
coronary artery b. (CAB)
extra-anatomic b.
femoral-popliteal b.
ileojejunal b.
infrapopliteal b.
in situ b.obturator b.
percutaneous biliary b.
saphenous vein b.
subclavian-subclavian b.
CAB—coronary artery bypass
CABG—coronary artery bypass graft
cable wire suture
CAD—computer-assisted design
CAD prosthesis
cadaveric
cage
Faraday c.
caged-ball valve
Cairns
forceps
operation
calcarine
calcific
calculus (calculi)
Caldwell position
Caldwell-Luc operation
calibrated
calicectomy
calipers
Austin Moore inside-outside c.
Burch c.
Castroviejo c.
Green c.
Jameson c.
Ladd c.
Lange skinfold c.
Machemer c.
Oscher c.
Stahl c.
Thorpe c.
ultrasonic c.
Vernier c.
walking c.
Callahan method
Callander amputationCalori bursa
Caltagirone knife
Cameron-Haight elevator
Camey ileocystoplasty
Camino intracranial catheter
Campbell
catheter
elevator
forceps
osteotome
procedure
retractor
sound
trocar
campotomy
canalicular scissors
canaliculization
canaliculorhinostomy
canalization
canaloplasty
canal wall
intact c.w. tympanoplasty
Canfield knife
Cannon endarterectomy loop
cannula
Abelson c.
Abraham c.
Adson c.
Bardic c.
Bishop-Harmon anterior chamber irrigating c.
Bucy-Frazier c.
Castroviejo c.
Coakley c.
Concorde suction c.
Cone c.
Cooper c.
Day c.
Flexicath c.
Floyd c.
Frazier c.Goldstein c.
Goodfellow c.
Haynes c.
Holman-Mathieu c.
infusion c.
Ingals c.
irrigation c.
Jarcho c.
Kahn c.
Kanavel brain-exploring c.
Karman c.
Kos c.
Krause c.
Lifemed c.
Mayo c.
Mercedes tip c.
Moncrieff irrigating c.
Morris c.
Neal c.
Packo pars plana c.
Padgett shark-mouth c.
Paterson laryngeal c.
perfusion c.
Polystan c.
Portnoy c.
Pritchard c.
Randolph c.
Rockey c.
Roper c.
Rubin c.
Sachs c.
Scheie c.
Scott c.
Seletz c.
Silastic coronary artery c.
Soresi c.
Tulevech c.
USCI c.
Veirs c.
venous c.ventricular c.
Veress c.
cannulate
cannulation, cannulization
cannulization
canthectomy
cantholysis
canthoplasty
canthorrhaphy
canthotomy
Cantlie cannula
Cantor tube
capacity
oxygen-diffusing c.
Capetown
aortic prosthetic valve
aortic valve prosthesis
capitonnage suture
capsulectomy
capsule forceps
capsuloplasty
capsulorrhaphy
capsulotome
Darling c.
capsulotomy
Carabelli
aspirator
cusp
endobronchial tube
lumen finder
Carbo-Jet [bone-cleaning device]
Carcassonne perineal ligament
carcinoma (carcinomas, carcinomata)
See in Oncology and Hematology.
carcinomatoid
carcinomatosis
meningeal c.
carcinomatous
Carden amputation
cardiac catheterizationcardioesophageal
cardioplasty
cardioplegic solution
cardiovalvulotome
cardiovascular suture
cardioverter
automatic implantable c.-defibrillator (AICD)
Carlens
catheter
mediastinoscope
tube
Carmack ear curet
Carmalt
arterial forceps
clamp
hemostatic forceps
hysterectomy forceps
splinter forceps
thoracic forceps
Carman rectal tube
C-arm fluoroscopy
Carmody forceps
Carnochan operation
carotid endarterectomy (CEA)
carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)
carpectomy
Carpenter
dissector
knife
Carpentier heart valve
Carpentier-Edwards valve
Carrel
clamp
method
mosquito forceps
patch
suture
treatment
tube
Carrel-Dakinfluid
treatment
Carrel-Girard screw
carrier
Deschamps c.
Lahey c.
ligature c.
Mayo c.
Wangensteen c.
Carroll
awl
bone-holding forceps
bone hook
finger goniometer
forearm tendon stripper
hook curet
osteotome
periosteal elevator
self-retaining spring retractor
tendon-passing forceps
tendon-pulling forceps
tendon retriever
Carroll-Legg osteotome
Carroll-Smith-Petersen osteotome
Carson catheter
Carter
clamp
introducer
operation
retractor
cartilage
septal c.
sesamoid c.
vomeronasal c.
cartilaginous
Cartwright prosthesis
caruncle
caruncula (carunculae)
caseous
Casselberry positionCassidy-Brophy forceps
cast
Hexcelite c.
plaster of Paris c.
spica c.
Castallo retractor
Castaneda forceps
Castelli tube
castration
Castroviejo
calipers
cannula
dilator
forceps
holder
keratome
knife
needle
needle holder
operation
punch
retractor
scissors
spatula
speculum
trephine
Castroviejo-Arruga forceps
Castroviejo-Kalt needle holder
cataract needle
catgut
carbolized c.
chromic c. suture
c. suture
cath [Slang for catheter, catheterization, catheterize.]
catheter
acorn-tip c.
Alcock c.
Amplatz cardiac c.
Amplatz coronary c.
aortic flush pigtail c.Argyle c.
arterial c.
Ash Split Cath hemodialysis c.
Bailey c.
balloon c.
c. balloon valvuloplasty (CBV)
Bard c.
Bardex c.
Blasucci curved-tip ureteral c.
Blasucci pigtail ureteral c.
Bozeman-Fritsch c.
Broviac c.
Camino intracranial c.
Campbell c.
Carlens c.
Carson c.
central venous pressure (CVP) c.
c. clip
coaxial counterflow single-needle blood access c.
coudé c.
Councill c.
Cournand c.
CVP (central venous pressure) c.
de Pezzer c.
double-J stent c.
double-lumen c.
Edwards c.
filiform c.
flexible c.
Fogarty c.
Foley c.
Foley-Alcock c.
French polyethylene c.
French-Robinson c.
Fritsch c.
Furniss c.
Goodale-Lubin c.
Gouley c.
Grollman pigtail c.
Groshong c.Grüntzig (Gruentzig) balloon-tip c.
headhunter c.Hickman c.
indwelling c.
Ingram trocar c.
intracardiac c.
Intracath c.
intraluminal c.
intraperitoneal c.
Itard c.
Jackson-Pratt c.
Karman c.
KISS (kidney internal splint/stent) c.
Lane c.
latex c.
Le Fort c.
Lehman c.
Lloyd c.
Malecot c.
Metras c.
mushroom c.
nasogastric c.
nasotracheal c.
needle c. jejunostomy
Nélaton c.
NIH (National Institutes of Health) c.
Nutricath c.
Nycore pigtail c.
olive-tip c.
opaque c.
oropharyngeal c.
Owen c.
Pezzer c.
Phillips c.
pigtail angiographic c.
polyethylene c.
radiopaque c.
red Robinson c.
red rubber c.
retention c.
retrograde c.
return flow hemostatic c.Ring-McLean c.
self-retaining c.
sheathed c.
sidewinder c.
Silastic mushroom c.
Simmons c.
Sones coronary c.
spiral-tip c.
split-sheath c.
subclavian c.
Swan-Ganz c.
Teflon c.
Tenckhoff peritoneal c.
Texas c.
thermodilution c.
Thompson c.
Tiemann c.
trocar c.
umbilical c.
ureteral c.
venous c.
ventricular c.
von Sonnenberg c.
Weber c.
whip c.
whistle-tip c.
Winer c.
Yankauer c.
catheterization
balloon c.
cardiac c.
eustachian c.
hepatic vein c.
laryngeal c.
retrourethral c.
Seldinger c.
suprapubic c.
transseptal c.
Cattell
operationtube
caudectomy
Caulk punch
cauterization
cold c.
c. by points
cautery
bicap c.
bipolar c.
Birtcher c.
Corrigan c.
Graefe c. (von Graefe c.)
Mils c.
Mueller c.
Percy c.
Scheie c.
Wadsworth-Todd c.
wet field c.
Ziegler c.
cautionary
cavascope
Cave operation
cavernoscope
cavernoscopy
cavernostomy
cavernous
Cave-Rowe operation
Cavitron
aspiration unit
dissector
ultrasonic aspirator (CUSA)
cavity
Meckel c.
peritoneal c.
CBD—common bile duct
CBI—continuous bladder irrigation
CBP—complete breech presentation
CBV—catheter balloon valvuloplasty
C-clamp
CD—cadaver donor
consanguineous donor
C&D—cystoscopy and dilatation
CDE—common duct exploration
CEA—carotid endarterectomy
cecal
c. cystoplasty
cecectomy
Cecil operation
Cecil-Culp repair
cecocele
cecocolopexy
cecocolostomy
cecofixation
cecoileostomy
cecopexy
cecoplication
cecoptosis
cecorectal
cecorrhaphy
cecosigmoidostomy
cecostomy
Beardsley c. trocar
cecotomy
cecum
Celestin tube
celiectomy
celiocentesis
celioenterotomy
celiogastrotomy
celioparacentesis
celiopyosis
celiorrhaphy
celioscopy
celiotomy
c. incision
vaginal c.
ventral c.
Cellolite
cellophane dressingcell saver transfusion
celluloid suture
celotomy
Celsus operation
cement
black copper c.
c. dressing
methylmethacrylate c.
oxyphosphate c.
cementless arthroplasty
centesis
central venous pressure (CVP) catheter
cephalocentesis
cephalotome
cephalotomy
CER—central episiotomy and repair
ceramic head of hip prosthesis
cerebrostomy
cerebrotomy
cervical
anterior c. diskectomy and fusion (ACDF)
c. incision
c. laminectomy
c. punch biopsy clamp
c. sympathectomy
cervicectomy
cervicoplasty
cesarean section
lower segment c.s.
CGS—catgut suture
Chaffin-Pratt tube
chain suture
chair-back brace
chalazion (chalazia)
c. forceps
chalinoplasty
Chamberlen forceps
Chandler
elevator
forcepsretractor
splint
Chaput operation
Charles operation
Charnley
arthrodesis
total hip prosthesis
Charnley-Mueller
arthroplasty
hip prosthesis
Charrière bone saw
cheilectomy
cheiloangioscopy
cheiloplasty
cheilorrhaphy
cheiloschisis
cheilostomatoplasty
cheilotomy
cheiroplasty
cheiroscope
Chelsea-Eaton speculum
chemical
c. hysterectomy
c. sympathectomy
chemonucleolysis
chemopallidectomy
chemopallidothalamectomy
chemopallidotomy
chemosterilization
chemosurgery
Mohs c.
chemothalamectomy
chemothalamotomy
Cherney incision
Cherry
osteotome
retractor
tongs
Cherry-Kerrison forceps
Chevalier Jacksonbronchoscope
esophagoscope
laryngoscope
operation
speculum
tube
chevron
c. osteotomy
c.-shaped incision
Cheyne operation
Chiba needle
Chiene
incision
operation
Child-Phillips needle
chisel
Adson c.
Alexander c.
Converse c.
Derlacki c.
Derlacki-Shambaugh c.
Fomon c.
Freer c.
guarded c.
Hajek c.
House c.
Killian c.
Moore c.
Sewall c.
Shambaugh-Derlacki c.
Sheehan c.
Troutman c.
cholangioenterostomy
cholangiogastrostomy
cholangiogram
intraoperative c.
cholangiography
delayed operative c.
endoscopic c.
endoscopic retrograde c. (ERC)intraoperative c.
operative c.
postoperative c.
cholangiojejunostomy
intrahepatic c.
cholangiostomy
cholangiotomy
cholecystatony
cholecystectomy
cholecystocholangiogram
cholecystocolostomy
cholecystocolotomy
cholecystoduodenostomy
cholecystoenterostomy
cholecystoenterotomy
cholecystogastrostomy
cholecystogram
cholecystography
cholecystoileostomy
cholecystojejunostomy
cholecystokinetic
cholecystolithotomy
cholecystolithotripsy
cholecystopathy
cholecystopexy
cholecystoptosis
cholecystopyelostomy
cholecystorrhaphy
cholecystostomy
cholecystotomy
choledochal spincterotomy
choledochectomy
choledochocholedochostomy
choledochocystostomy
choledochodochorrhaphy
choledochoduodenostomy
choledochoenterostomy
choledochogastrostomy
choledochogram
choledochographycholedochohepatostomy
choledochoileostomy
choledochojejunostomy
choledocholith
choledocholithotomy
choledocholithotripsy
choledochoplasty
choledochorrhaphy
choledochoscope
choledochoscopy
choledochostomy
choledochotomy
cholelithotomy
cholelithotripsy
cholelithotrity
chondrectomy
chondrotomy
Chopart
amputation
articulation
joint
operation
choroidectomy
chromatoscope
chromatoscopy
chromic
c. catgut suture
gut c. suture
chromocholoscopy
chromocystoscopy
chromoscopy
gastric c.
chromoureteroscopy
chronoscope
CHS—compression hip screw
cicatrectomy
cicatrices (plural of cicatrix)
cicatricial
cicatricotomy
cicatrix (cicatrices)cicatrization
CICE—combined intracapsular cataract extraction
Cicherelli forceps
cigarette drain
ciliariscope
ciliarotomy
ciliectomy
ciliotomy
cin–. See also words beginning sin–, syn–.
cingulectomy
cingulotomy
CircOlectric bed
circuitous
circular
c. incision
Livaditis c. myotomy
c. suture
circumareolar incision
circumcision, circumcisional
c. incision
c. suture
circumferential incision
circumlimbal incision
circumscribed clamp
circumscribing incision
cirsodesis
cirsotomy
cisternal puncture
cisternography
metrizamide c.
Citelli rongeur
Citelli-Meltzer atticus punch
Civiale operation
Clagett operation
clamp
Alfred M. Large vena cava c.
Allen c.
Allis c.
Alyea c.
anastomosis c.aortic cross-c.
Atlee c.
Babcock c.
Backhaus towel c.
Bahnson c.
Bailey c.
Bainbridge anastomosis c.
Ballantine c.
Beardsley intestinal c.
Beck c.
Berens muscle c.
Berke ptosis c.
Best c.
Blanchard pile c.
Böhler c.
bone c.
Bonney c.
Bradshaw-O’Neill c.
Brodney c.
Buie c.
Buie-Hirschman c.
bulldog c.
Buxton c.
C c.
Carmalt c.
Carrel c.
Carter c.
cervical punch biopsy c.
circumscribed c.
Cooley c.
Cope c.
cord c.
Cottle c.
Crafoord c.
Crile c.
crushing c.
Crutchfield c.
Cunningham c.
Daniel c.
Davidson c.Davis c.
DeBakey c.
DeMartel-Wolfson c.
Dennis c.
Derra c.
Diethrich shunt c.
Dixon-Thomas-Smith c.
Doyen c.
Eastman c.
Edwards c.
Fehland c.
fenestrated c.
Forrester c.
Foss c.
Friedrich-Petz c.
Furniss c.
Furniss-Clute c.
Furniss-McClure-Hinton c.
Gandy c.
Gant c.
Glassman c.
Glover c.
Goldblatt c.
Gomco c.
Gross c.
Guyon c.
Guyon-Péan c.
Halsted c.
Hayes c.
Heaney c.
hemostatic c.
Herbert-Adams c.
Herff c.
Herrick c.
Hey Groves c.
Hopkins c.
Hudson c.
Hufnagel c.
Hume c.
Humphries c.Hunt c.
Hurwitz c.
Hyams c.
Jackson c.
Jacobson c.
Jarvis c.
Javid bypass c.
Jesberg c.
Johns Hopkins c.
Joseph c.
Juevenelle c.
Kane c.
Kantor c.
Kantrowitz c.
Kapp-Beck c.
Kelly c.
Kinsella-Buie c.
Kocher c.
Lahey c.
Lambotte c.
Lane c.
Lee c.
Lees c.
lever-compression c.
Liddle aorta c.
Linton c.
Lockwood c.
Lowman c.
MacDonald c.
Martel c.
Mastin c.
Mattox c.
Mayo c.
microvascular c.
Mikulicz c.
Moreno c.
mosquito c.
Moynihan c.
Mueller c.
Nichols c.Noon AV fistula c.
Nussbaum c.
occlusion c.
Ochsner c.
Ockerblad c.
Parker c.
Payr c.
Péan c.
pedicle c.
Pemberton c.
penile c.
Pennington c.
Phillips c.
Poppen c.
Poppen-Blalock c.
Potts c.
Potts-Niedner c.
Potts-Smith c.
Price-Thomas c.
Ralks c.
Rankin c.
Ranzewski c.
Reich c.
Reich-Nechtow c.
Rienhoff c.
Rockey c.
Roosevelt c.
rubber-shod c.
Rubin c.
Rumel c.
Salibi c.
Sarot c.
Satinsky c.
Schoemaker c.
Scudder c.
Selverstone c.
serrefine c.
Shoemaker c.
splenectomy c.
Stevenson c.Stille c.
Stockman c.
Stone c.
Stone-Holcombe c.
Tatum c.
Thomson c.
towel c.
Trendelenburg-Crafoord c.
vascular c.
Verbrugge c.
Walther c.
Walther-Crenshaw c.
Wangensteen c.
Watts c.
W. Dean McDonald c.
Wertheim c.
Wertheim-Cullen c.
Wertheim-Reverdin c.
Wester c.
Willett c.
Williams c.
Wilman c.
Wilson c.
Wolfson c.
Yellen c.
Young c.
Zachary-Cope-DeMartel c.
Zipser c.
Clark operation
clasp
Adams c.
ball c.
classification
Lund-Browder c.
Tessier c. for clefts
clavicotomy
Clayton osteotome
cleavage
cleft
c. lipc. palate
submucous c.
cleft palate prosthesis
cleidotomy
Clerf
laryngoscope
saw
Cleveland procedure
Clinitron bed
clinoscope
clip
Acland c.
Adson c.
catheter c.
Cushing c.
dura c.
Halberg c.
Heifetz c.
Hulka c.
Mayfield c.
McKenzie c.
Michel c.
Olivecrona c.
Paterson long-shank brain c.
Raney c.
Schwartz c.
Scoville c.
Scoville-Lewis c.
skin c.
Smith c.
Sugar c.
tantalum c.
towel c.
Weck c.
Yasargil c.
clitoridectomy
clitoridotomy
clitorotomy
closure
delayed primary c.Smead-Jones c.
clove-hitch stitch
Cloward
back fusion
drill
operation
osteotome
retractor
rongeur
Cloward-Hoen retractor
Clute incision
clysis
CNA—Certified Nurse Anesthetist
coagulate
coagulation
c. bronchoscope
diffuse intravascular c. (DIC)
disseminated intravascular c. (DIC)
infrared c.
coagulator
Malis c.
Coakley
cannula
curet
forceps
operation
speculum
suture
trocar
coalescence
coapt
coaptation suture
coarctation
coarctectomy
coaxial counterflow single-needle blood access catheter
Cobb
elevator
osteotome
cobbler’s suture
cobra retractorcoccygectomy
coccygotomy
Cock operation
cocoon dressing
Codman incision
Coe-Pak dressing
Coffey
incision
operation
Cohen forceps
coil
Gianturco wool-tufted wire c.
Margulies c.
Coker technique
cold punch resectoscope
Cole
operation
retractor
colectomy
Colibri forceps
collagen suture
collar
c. dressing
c. incision
Colles
fracture
splint
colliculectomy
collimator
Collin
forceps
osteoclast
speculum
Collin-Beard operation
collodion dressing
colloid
colocecostomy
colocentesis
colocholecystostomy
coloclysiscolocolostomy
colocutaneous fistula
colofixation
colohepatopexy
coloileal
cololysis
colon resection (CR)
Colonna operation
colonoscope
fiberoptic c.
colonoscopy
fiberoptic c.
colopexostomy
colopexotomy
colopexy
coloplication
coloproctectomy
coloproctostomy
colorectostomy
colorrhaphy
colosigmoidostomy
colostomy
end c.
end-to-side ileotransverse c.
ileotransverse c.
Wangensteen c.
colotomy
Allingham c.
colpectomy
colpocystotomy
colpocystourethropexy
colpohysterectomy
colpohysterotomy
colpomicroscope
colpomicroscopy
colpomyomectomy
colposcope
colposcopy
colpostenotomy
colpotomycolpoureterotomy
Colver
forceps
knife
combined approach
c.a. mastoidectomy
c.a. tympanoplasty
Combitube
commando operation
comminuted
comminution
commissural
c. myelotomy
commissure laryngoscope
commissurorrhaphy
commissurotomy
mitral c.
percutaneous mitral c. (PMC)
common duct bougie
Compere operation
competent
c. bladder
c. bowel
c. vessel
competitive
c. blood flow
complete
c. hysterectomy
c. iridectomy (CI)
c. laryngotomy
compound
c. dressing
c. suture
compression
c. dressing
fluffy c. dressing
computer-assisted design (CAD)
conchoscope
conchotome
conchotomyconcomitant
c. procedure
conductor
Adson c.
Bailey c.
Davis c.
Kanavel c.
condylectomy
condylotomy
Cone [eponym]
cannula
needle
retractor
cone biopsy
confirmatory incision
confluent
Conform dressing
coniotomy
conjunctival
c. incision
conjunctivoplasty
Conn operation
connector
Rochester c.
Connell suture
conservative mastoidectomy
constellation
continuous
c. running locking suture
c. suture
contouring
contour retractor
contrecoup
Converse [eponym]
chisel
line
operation
osteotome
speculum
Conwaymammaplasty
operation
“coo-day” Phonetic for coudé.
Cook speculum
Cooley
clamp
dilator
forceps
prosthesis
retractor
scissors
Cooley-Pontius blade
Cooper
cannula
fascia
hernia
ligament
ligament hernioplasty
operation
Cope
clamp
needle
Copeland retinoscope
Coppridge forceps
Corbett forceps
Corbin technique
cord
c. clamp
spermatic c.
cordectomy
Cordes forceps
Cordes-New forceps
cordopexy
corectomy
coretomy
Corey forceps
corneoscleral
c. incision
c. scissors
Corner [eponym] tamponCornet forceps
Corning method
coronary
c. angioplasty
percutaneous transluminal c. angioplasty (PTCA)
coronary artery bypass graft (CABG)
coronoidectomy
coroscopy
corotomy
corpuscallostomy
Corrigan cautery
cortical
c. incision
c. mastoidectomy
corticectomy
Corwin hemostat
Coryllos
raspatory
retractor
cosmesis
cosmetic
c. operation
costectomy
costophrenic
c. bronchoscope
costopneumopexy
costotome
Tudor-Edwards c.
costotomy
costotransversectomy
costoversion thoracoplasty
Cotard syndrome
Cotrel cast
Cotte operation
Cotting operation
Cottle
clamp
elevator
forceps
knifeosteotome
rasp
retractor
saw
scissors
speculum
tenaculum
Cottle-Arruga forceps
Cottle-Jansen forceps
Cottle-Kazanjian forceps
Cottle-Neivert retractor
cottonoid patty
cotton-wool bandage
Coudé
c. bougie
c. catheter
Councill
basket
catheter
stone dislodger
Cournand
catheter
needle
coursing
Courvoisier
gastroenterostomy
incision
Coventry osteotomy
coxotomy
CPB—cardiopulmonary bypass
CPBS—cardiopulmonary bypass surgery
Crafoord
clamp
forceps
scissors
Craig
forceps
needle
scissors
Cramer splintCrane
flap
mallet
osteotome
cranial [adj.]
craniamphitomy
craniectomy
cranioplasty
craniopuncture
cranioscopy
craniotome
craniotomy
c. scissors
craniotonoscopy
Crawford
operation
retractor
Crawford Adams
acetabular cup
cup arthroplasty
Crawford-Cooley tunneler
crease
Credo operation
Creech technique
Crenshaw forceps
crescentic
crescent incision
cricoidectomy
cricopharyngeal myotomy
cricothyreotomy
cricothyroidotomy
cricothyrotomy
cricotomy
cricotracheotomy
Crikelair otoplasty
Crile
clamp
forceps
knife
retractorCripps
obturator
operation
Critchett operation
CRNA—Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
Cronin
operation
prosthesis
cross-clamp
crosshatch incision
crossover, cross-over
c. vasectomy
Crowe-Davis mouth gag
crown saw
Crozat appliance
CRS—colorectal surgery
cruciate incision
cruciform suture
crurotomy
Crutchfield
clamp
drill
operation
tongs
Crutchfield-Raney tongs
Cryer elevator
cryoablation
cryocautery
cryohypophysectomy
cryoscope
cryoscopy
cryostat
cryosurgery
cryothalamectomy
cryothalamotomy
cryotherapy
cryptectomy
cryptorchidectomy
cryptorchidopexy
cryptoscopyCSF—cerebrospinal fluid
CT—computed tomography
CTD—carpal tunnel decompression
Cubbins operation
cubital tunnel syndrome
cuffed tube
cul-de-sac
culdoscope
Decker c.
culdoscopy
culdotomy
Culp ureteropelvioplasty
Culp-DeWeerd ureteropelvioplasty
cuneate
cuneiform osteotomy
Cunningham clamp
cup-and-ball osteotomy
curb tenotomy
Curdy sclerotome
curet, curette
adenoid c.
banjo c.
Barnhill c.
Beckmann c.
Billeau ear wax c.
Brun c.
Buck c.
Bumm c.
Carmack ear c.
Coakley c.
Delstanche c.
Derlacki c.
Faulkner c.
Fox c.
Freimuth c.
Gifford c.
Goldman c.
Gottstein c.
Govons c.
Gracey c.Gross c.
Gusberg c.
Halle c.
Hannon c.
Hartmann c.
Hayden c.
Heaney c.
Heath c.
Hibbs c.
Holden c.
Holtz c.
House c.
Hunter c.
Ingersoll c.
Jones c.
Kelly c.
Kelly-Gray c.
Kevorkian c.
Kushner-Tandatnick c.
Lempert c.
Lounsbury c.
McCaskey c.
Meyerding c.
Meyhoeffer c.
Middleton c.
Mosher c.
Moult c.
Myles c.
Novak c.
Piffard c.
Pratt c.
Randall c.
Raney c.
Récamier c.
Reich-Nechtow c.
Richards c.
Ridpath c.
Rosenmüller c.
St. Clair-Thompson c.
Schaeffer c.serrated c.
Shapleigh c.
Shea c.
Sims c.
Skeele c.
Skene c.
Spratt c.
Stubbs c.
Tabb c.
Thomas c.
Vogel c.
Volkmann c.
Walsh c.
Weisman c.
Whiting c.
Yankauer c.
curettage
fractional c.
gentle c.
sharp c.
subgingival c.
suction c.
curetted
curettement
root c.
Curry
needle
splint
Curtis forceps
curvature
curved incision
curvilinear incision
CUSA—Cavitron ultrasonic aspirator
Cusco speculum
Cushing
clip
depressor
drill
forceps
needleretractor
spatula
spoon
suture
cushioning suture
Custodis operation
cutaneous
c. suture
c. suture of palate
c. ureterostomy
c. vesicostomy
cuticular suture
Cutler operation
Cutler-Beard operation
Cutter-SCDK prosthesis
Cutter-Smeloff cardiac valve prosthesis
cutting loops
CVA—cerebrovascular accident
CVB—chorionic villus biopsy
CVC—central venous catheter
CVP (central venous pressure) catheter
cyanosis
cyclectomy
cyclicotomy
cycloplegic
cyclotome
cyclotomy
cystectomy
cysticolithectomy
cysticolithotripsy
cysticorrhaphy
cysticotomy
cystidoceliotomy
cystidolaparotomy
cystidotrachelotomy
cystitome [instrument for incising cornea]
cystitomy
cysto—cystoscopy
cystoduodenostomy
cystogastrostomycystojejunostomy
Roux-en-Y c.
cystolithectomy
cystolithotomy
cystopexy
cystoplasty
cecal c.
cystoproctostomy
cystoprostatectomy
cystorectostomy
cystorrhaphy
cystoscope
Braasch c.
Brown-Buerger c.
fiberoptic c.
Kelly c.
Lowsley-Peterson c.
McCarthy c.
McCarthy-Campbell c.
McCarthy-Peterson c.
National c.
Ravich c.
Storz c.
Wappler c.
cystoscopy
c. and dilatation (C&D)
cystostomy
cystotome
Graefe (von Graefe) c.
Wheeler c.
cystotomy
suprapubic c.
cystotrachelotomy
cystourethropexy
cystourethroscope
cystourethroscopy
cytoscopy
Czermak operation
Czerny
operationsuture
Czerny-Lembert suture
“da-breed-maw” Phonetic for débridement.
Dacron
D. prosthesis
D. suture
dacryoadenectomy
dacryocystectomy
dacryocystorhinostomy
dacryocystorhinotomy
dacryocystostomy
dacryocystotomy
dacryorhinocystotomy
dactyloscopy
Dakin
antiseptic solution
fluid
Dallas operation
D’Allesandro serial suture-holding forceps
Dana operation
Dandy
hemostat
hook
scissors
Daniel
clamp
operation
Daniels tonsillectome
Darling capsulotome
Darrach operation
D’Assumpçao rhytidoplasty marker
David speculum
Davidoff (Davidov) retractor
Davidson
clamp
retractor
Daviel scoop
Davies-Colley operation
Davis
bronchoscopeclamp
conductor
forceps
gag
graft
knife needle
line
needle
operation
retractor
spatula
splint
stone dislodger
Davis-Crowe mouth gag
Davis-Kitlowski operation
Day
cannula
operation
“day-zhar-dahz” Phonetic for Desjardins.
DBM—demineralized bone matrix
D&C—dilation and curettage
D&C
fractional
suction
D&E—dilation and evacuation
De Alvarez forceps
Dean
applicator
forceps
knife
periosteotome
scissors
Deaver
incision
retractor
scissors
DeBakey
blade
clamp
forcepsprosthesis
scissors
tunneler
DeBakey-Bahnson forceps
DeBakey-Bainbridge forceps
DeBakey-Balfour retractor
DeBakey-Cooley
dilator
forceps
retractor
DeBakey-Metzenbaum scissors
Debove tube
débride
débridement
surgical d.
tangential d.
debris
clots and d.
dermal d.
loose d.
tissue d.
Decker
culdoscope
operation
decompression
cerebral d.
intestinal d.
d. operation
subtemporal d.
trigeminal d.
decompressive laminectomy
decortication
arterial d.
renal d.
decubitus
Dedo laryngoscope
Dedo-Pilling laryngoscope
Dees needle
deferentectomy
defibrillatorautomatic implantable cardioverter-d. (AICD)
deflection
Dega pelvic osteotomy
dehiscence
wound d.
Deknatel suture
delayed
d. operative cholangiography
d. primary suture
DeLee
forceps
maneuver
retractor
suction
tenaculum
delimiting keratotomy
Delorme operation
Delstanche curet
deltopectoral incision
Del Toro operation
DeMartel-Wolfson clamp
demyelinate
demyelination
Denhardt-Dingman mouth gag
Denhardt mouth gag
Denis Browne
clubfoot splint
needle
operation
pouch
technique
Denker operation
Dennie-Marfan syndrome
Dennis
clamp
forceps
Denonvilliers operation
dens (dentes)
dental prosthesis
dentoalveolarmaxillary d. process
d. protrusion
d. retraction
d. retrusion
d. tipping
denudation
Denver shunt
Depage position
DePalma prosthesis
dependent drainage
de Pezzer catheter
depressor
Cushing d.
DePuy
orthopedic implant
prosthesis
Derby operation
Derf needle holder
Derlacki
chisel
curet
knife
operation
Derlacki-Shambaugh
DermaBond [topical adhesive]
dermabraded
dermabrader
Iverson d.
dermabrasion
dermal suture
Dermalene suture
Dermalon suture
dermatome
Bard-Parker d.
Brown d.
drum d.
Hall d.
Hood d.
Meek-Wall d.
Padgett d.Reese d.
Stryker d.
dermatoplasty
Thompson d.
dermoid cyst
dermolipectomy
Derra
clamp
dilator
knife
D’Errico
bur
drill
forceps
retractor
D’Errico-Adson retractor
De Sanctis-Cacchione syndrome
Desault ligation
descending root tractotomy
Deschamps carrier
desiccate
desiccation
Desjardins
forceps
probe
scoop
Desmarres
forceps
knife
lid elevator
retractor
desmotomy
DeVega annuloplasty
device
DeVilbiss
atomizer
forceps
irrigator
nebulizer
rongeurtrephine
DeWecker iris scissors
Dewey forceps
Dexon
mesh
suture
Deyerle drill
diagnostic
d. dilatation and curettage (D&C)
dial-a-flow IV line
diamond bur
diaphanoscopy
diaphysectomy
diastasis recti abdominis
Dick dilator
Dickson operation
Dickson-Diveley operation
Dieffenbach operation
Dieffenbach-Warren operation
dieresis [surgical separation]
Diethrich shunt clamp
Dieulafoy aspirator
digital
dilatation and curettage (D&C)
diagnostic D&C
fractional D&C
suction D&C
dilating urethrotome
dilation
digital d.
dilator
Atlee d.
Bakes d.
Barnes d.
Beardsley aortic d.
Berens d.
Black-Wylie obstetric d.
Brown-McHardy d.
Broyles d.
Castroviejo d.Cooley d.
DeBakey-Cooley d.
Derra d.
Dick d.
esophageal d.
Ferris d.
French d. Nos. 8 to 36
Gohrbrand d.
Goodell d.
Guyon d.
Hank d.
Hank-Bradley d.
Heath d.
Hegar d.
Jackson d.
Jackson-Mosher d.
Jackson-Trousseau d.
Jolly d.
Jones d.
Kelly d.
Kron d.
Laborde d.
Leader-Kollmann d.
Maloney d.
Mixter d.
Mosher d.
Muldoon d.
Murphy d.
Negus hydrostatic d.
Nettleship-Wilder d.
Ottenheimer d.
Palmer d.
Patton d.
Plummer d.
Plummer-Vinson d.
pneumatic balloon d.
Pratt d.
Ramstedt d.
Reich-Nechtow d.
Savary-Gilliard d.Steele d.
tracheal d.
Trousseau d.
Trousseau-Jackson d.
Tubbs d.
Tucker d.
Van Buren d.
Wales d.
Walther d.
Wylie d.
Young d.
dimpling
Dingman
elevator
forceps
osteotome
retractor
direct
d. laryngoscopy
d. ophthalmoscopy
director
Larry d.
Pratt d.
discission
d. of pleura
d. of lens
discoid aortic prosthesis
discrete
d. focal stenosis
d. lesion
d. masses
d. narrowing
d. nodule
disease
See in S p e c i a l t i e s.
disk
sequestered d.
d. valve prosthesis
diskectomy
anterior cervical d. and fusion (ACDF)displacement
d. osteotomy
disposable sigmoidoscope
dissecting
d. microscope
dissection
blunt d.
radical neck d.
sharp d.
supraomohyoid neck d.
dissector
Brunner d.
Fisher d.
Green d.
Holinger d.
Hurd d.
Kocher d.
Lewin d.
Lynch d.
Oldberg d.
Pierce d.
Roger d.
Sheldon-Pudenz d.
Walker d.
Wangensteen d.
disseminated
distention
Dittel operation
diversion
Leadbetter ileal loop d.
diverticula (plural of diverticulum)
diverticulae [incorrect spelling/pronunciation of diverticula]
diverticular
diverticularization
diverticulectomy
diverticulogram
diverticulopexy
diverticulosis
diverticulum (diverticula)
Meckel d.division
Dixon-Thomas-Smith clamp
Dobbhoff feeding tube
docking needle
Döderlein (Doderlein)
laparoscopic-assisted hysterectomy
operation
Doléris operation
dome
d. osteotomy
Donald operation
Donald-Fothergill operation
Donaldson tube
Doppler operation
Dorian rib stripper
Dormia
basket
stone dislodger
Dorrance operation
dorsad [adv.]
dorsal [adj.]
d. lithotomy position
d. rhizotomy
dorsolateral incision
dorsomedial thalamotomy
Dott
mouth gag
operation
double-armed suture, doubly armed suture
double-button suture
double-channel irrigating bronchoscope
double-J stent catheter
double-kissing, double-crush technique
double lip
double-lumen catheter
double pyloroplasty
Douglas
graft
knife
operationDowning knife
Doyen
clamp
elevator
forceps
gag
operation
retractor
scissors
vaginal hysterectomy
DPC—delayed primary closure
Dragstedt
graft
operation
drain
accordion d.
butterfly d.
cigarette d.
Hemovac d.
latex d.
Malecot d.
Penrose d.
Pezzer d.
polyethylene d.
polyvinyl d.
quarantine d.
Redivac d.
rubber dam d.
stab wound d.
suction d.
sump d.
whistle-tip d.
drainage
percutaneous transhepatic biliary d. (PTBD)
Roux-Y d.
d. tube
water-seal d.
drainage system
closed water-seal d.s.
continuous suction d.s.Glover d.s.
Monaldi d.s.
postural d.s.
Redivac d.s.
Snyder Surgivac d.s.
sump d.s.
Surgivac suction d.s.
three-bottle d.s.
tidal d.s.
two-bottle d.s.
vacuum d.s.
waterseal d.s.
dressing
absorbable d.
Adaptic gauze d.
adhesive d.
Aeroplast d.
Band-Aid d.
barrel d.
biologic d., biological d.
bolus d.
brassiere-type d.
bulky d.
butterfly d.
cellophane d.
cement d.
cocoon d.
Coe-Pak d.
collar d.
collodion d.
compound d.
compression d.
Conform d.
dry pressure d.
felt d.
fine mesh d.
fluff d.
fluffy compression d.
foam rubber d.
four-tailed d.Fricke scrotal d.
Gelfilm d.
Gelfoam d.
Gelocast d.
impregnated d.
iodoform d.
Lister d.
many-tailed d.
Mersilene gauze d.
mustache d.
Nu Gauze d.
occlusive d.
paraffin d.
patch d.
petrolatum gauze d.
plastic d.
pressure d.
propylene d.
Ray-Tec d.
sheepskin d.
stent d.
stockinette d.
Styrofoam d.
surgical gauze d.
Surgicel gauze d.
Telfa d.
tulle gras d.
Vaseline gauze d.
Velcro d.
Vioform d.
Wangensteen d.
wet-to-dry d.
Xeroform gauze d.
drill
Adson d.
Amico d.
Bunnell d.
Cloward d.
Crutchfield d.
Cushing d.D’Errico d.
Deyerle d.
Hall air d.
Hall surgical d.
Hudson d.
intramedullary d.
Jordan-Day d.
Lentulo spiral d.
McKenzie d.
mirror d.
Ralks d.
Raney d.
Shea d.
Smedberg d.
Stille d.
Stryker d.
Vitallium d.
drilling
drop foot brace
drum
Drummond-Morison operation
dry pressure dressing
DSA—digital subtraction angiography
duckbill, duck-billed
d. speculum
Dudley
hook
operation
Dudley-Smith speculum
Duhamel operation
Dührssen (Duehrssen) incision
Duke trocar
Duke-Elder operation
Dulox suture
Dunhill hemostat
Dunn-Brittain operation
duodenectomy
duodenocholecystostomy
duodenocholedochotomy
duodenocystostomyduodenoduodenostomy
duodenoenterostomy
duodenogram
duodenoileostomy
duodenojejunostomy
duodenolysis
duodenorrhaphy
duodenoscopy
duodenostomy
duodenotomy
Duplay
hook
operation
speculum
tenaculum
Duplay-Lynch speculum
Dupuy-Dutemps operation
Dupuytren
contracture
enterotome
operation
suture
dura
d. clip
dural
d. forceps
d. hook
d. incision
duraplasty
Durham
trocar
tube
Duromedics prosthesis
Duval-Crile forceps
DuVries hammer toe repair
dye laser
Earle probe
Eastman
clamp
retractorEaton speculum
Eber forceps
EBF—elastic band fixation [of fracture]
EBL—estimated blood loss
ECC—
endocervical curettage
extracorporeal circulation
ECCE—extracapsular cataract extraction
eccentric
ectomy
ectopic
Edebohls
incision
position
Eden-Hybbinette operation
Eder
forceps
gastroscope
laparoscope
Eder-Chamberlin gastroscope
Eder-Hufford
esophagoscope
gastroscope
Eder-Palmer gastroscope
edge-to-edge suture
Edwards
catheter
clamp
hook
prosthesis
effect [verb: to produce, to bring about]
to e. closure of an incision or wound
efferent
EG—esophagogastrectomy
Eggers operation
Eicher prosthesis
Einhorn dilator
elastic suture
electrocautery
electrocoagulationelectrode
ureteral meatotomy e.
electrodermatome
electrodesiccation
electroencephaloscope
electroexcision
electrohemostasis
electrolithotrity
electroneurolysis
electroresection
electroscission
electroscope
electrosection
electrostimulation
electrosurgery
electrotherm
electrotome
Stern-McCarthy e.
electrotomy
elevator
Adson e.
Barsky e.
Bennett e.
Cameron-Haight e.
Campbell e.
Chandler e.
Cobb e.
Cottle e.
Cryer e.
Cushing periosteal e.
Desmarres lid e.
Dingman e.
Doyen e.
Farabeuf e.
Frazier c.
Freer e.
Hajek-Ballenger e.
Hedblom e.
Hibbs e.
House e.Hurd e.
Jackson e.
joker e.
Killian e.
Lamont e.
Lane e.
Langenbeck (von Langenbeck) e.
Lempert e.
Love-Adson e.
MacKenty e.
Matson e.
McIndoe e.
Overholt e.
palatal e.
Pennington e.
periosteal e.
Phemister e.
Pierce e.
Proctor e.
Ralks e.
Ray-Parsons-Sunday e.
Rochester e.
Sédillot e.
Shambaugh e.
Shambaugh-Derlacki e.
Soonawalla uterine e.
Sunday e.
Veau e.
Woodson e.
Elliot
corneal trephination
position
trephine
Elliott forceps
ellipse of skin
ellipsis
elliptic, elliptical
e. incision
Ellis needle holder
Ellis-Jones operationEllsner gastroscope
Elmslie-Cholmeley operation
Eloesser operation
Elsberg incision
Elschnig
forceps
knife
operation
retractor
spatula
spoon
Elschnig-O’Brien forceps
Ely operation
embolectomy
embolization
partial vein e. (PVE)
embryectomy
embryoscope
embryotomy
emergency
Emerson
bronchoscope
pump
stripper
Emmet
hook
scissors
suture
Emmet-Studdiford
method
perineorrhaphy
en bloc
encapsulated
encephalopuncture
encephaloscope
encephaloscopy
encephalotome
encephalotomy
encompass, encompassed, encompassing
ende. colostomy
e. ileostomy
e.-to-side ileotransverse colostomy
e. tracheostome
endarterectomy
Cannon e. loop
carotid e. (CEA)
eversion e.
transaortic e.
endaural incision
endobronchial tube
endocardial resection
endodiascope
endodiascopy
endometrectomy
endometrial
e. laser intrauterine thermotherapy (ELITT)
end-on mattress suture
endoscope
Kelly e.
Rockey e.
endoscopic
e. cholangiography
percutaneous e. gastrostomy (PEG)
e. retrograde cholangiography (ERC)
e. retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
e. ultrasonography
endoscopy
fiberoptic e.
flexible e.
lower gastrointestinal (LGI) e.
peroral e.
e. suite
upper gastrointestinal (UGI) e.
endoskeletal prosthesis
endothelialization
endotracheal (ET)
e. intubation
e. tube
end-to-end anastomosisend-to-side anastomosis
Engelmann splint
Engen extension orthosis
English rhinoplasty
engorgement
en masse
en plaque
enterectomy
enteroanastomosis
enterocentesis
enterocholecystostomy
enterocholecystotomy
enteroclysis [injection, introduction]
enterocolectomy
enterocolostomy
enteroenterostomy
Parker-Kerr e.
enterohepatopexy
enteropexy
enteroplasty
enterorrhaphy
enterostomy
gun-barrel e.
Witzel e.
enterotome
Dupuytren e.
enterotomy incision
entirety
enucleation
environment
epi [Slang for epinephrine.]
epicystotomy
epidermatoplasty
epididymectomy
epididymotomy
epididymovasectomy
epididymovasostomy
epiglottidectomy
epineural
e. sutureepiphysectomy
epiphysiodesis
epiphysiolysis
epiploectomy
epiplopexy
epiploplasty
epiplorrhaphy
episioperineoplasty
episioperineorrhaphy
episioplasty
episiorrhaphy
episiotomy
central e. and repair (CER)
Matsner e.
Matsner median e. and repair
median e.
mediolateral e.
epithelialization
epithelialize, epithelialized
EPL—extracorporeal piezoelectric lithotriptor
epoophorectomy
eppy [Slang for epinephrine.]
EPS—electrophysiology study
Epstein osteotome
equilibrating operation
Equisetene suture
ERC—endoscopic retrograde cholangiography
Erich
arch bar
forceps
operation
Ernst applicator
ESB—electrical stimulation to brain
eschar
burn e.
escharotic
escharotomy
“eskar” Phonetic for eschar.
Esmarch
bandageoperation
scissors
tourniquet
tube
esophageal
e. dilator
e. speculum
e. tube
esophagectomy
esophagocardiomyotomy
esophagocologastrostomy
esophagoduodenostomy
esophagoenterostomy
esophagofundopexy
esophagogastrectomy (EG)
esophagogastroanastomosis
esophagogastroplasty
esophagogastroscopy
esophagogastrostomy
esophagojejunogastrostomosis
esophagojejunostomy
esophagolaryngectomy
esophagomyotomy
Heller e.
esophagoplasty
esophagoplication
esophagoscope
Broyles e.
Chevalier Jackson e.
Eder-Hufford e.
fiberoptic e.
full-lumen e.
Haslinger e.
Holinger e.
Jackson e.
Jesberg e.
Lell e.
Moersch e.
Mosher e.
Moure e.Negus e.
optical e.
oval e.
Roberts e.
Schindler e.
Tucker e.
Yankauer e.
esophagostomy
esophagotome
esophagotomy
Esser
graft
operation
Estes operation
ESWL—extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
ET—endotracheal
ether
Ethibond suture
Ethicon suture
Ethiflex suture
Ethilon suture
ethmoidectomy
transantral e.
ethmoidotomy
EUA—examination under anesthesia
eustachian
e. catheterization
e. tuboplasty
evaginate [unsheath]
evagination
Evans
forceps
operation
eventration
Everett-TeLinde operation
Eversbusch operation
eversion endarterectomy
evert [turn inside out]
everted
evertinge. interrupted suture
e. suture
Eves tonsillar snare
EVG—endovascular graft
evisceration
Ewald tube
excavation
dental e.
ischiorectal e.
rectoischiadic e.
rectouterine e.
rectovesical e.
vesicouterine e.
excavator
dental e.
hatchet e.
Schuknecht whirlybird e.
spoon e.
excision
wound e.
exenteration
exostosectomy
exploratory
e. incision
e. laparotomy
e. operation
exsanguination
exsanguinotransfusion
extended radical mastectomy
exteriorize
external
e. frontoethmoidectomy
e. pharyngotomy
e. proctotomy
e. urethrotomy
extirpation
extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL)
extractor
extrafascial hysterectomy
extravasateextravasation
extrude
extrusion
extubate
exudate
eye speculum
Eyler operation
F, Fr—French [catheter gauge]
facelift, face-lift, face lift
f.-l. operation
facetectomy
facioplasty
Fahey operation
failed forceps delivery
Falk operation
Falk-Shukuris operation
fallopian tube
“fanenstel” Phonetic for Pfannenstiel.
Fansler
anoscope
proctoscope
speculum
Farabeuf
amputation
elevator
forceps
Farabeuf-Lambotte forceps
far-and-near suture
“farin–” Phonetic for words beginning pharyn–.
Farr retractor
Farrington forceps
Farrior speculum
Farris forceps
Fasanella-Servat operation
fasciaplasty
fasciatome
Luck f.
fasciectomy
fascioplasty
fasciorrhaphyfasciotomy
Faulkner curet
Fauvel forceps
FB—
fingerbreadth
foreign body
fecalith
feeding
f. prosthesis
tube f.
Fehland clamp
Feilchenfeld forceps
Fell-O’Dwyer apparatus
fenestrate
fenestrated tenotomy
fenestration operation
Fenger probe
Fergus operation
Ferguson
basket
forceps
scissors
scoop
Ferguson-Moon retractor
Fergusson
incision
operation
speculum
Fergusson and Critchley ataxia
Fernandez operation
Ferris
dilator
forceps
scoop
Ferris-Robb knife
Ferris-Smith
forceps
operation
retractor
Ferris-Smith-Kerrison forcepsFerris-Smith-Sewall retractor
fetoscope
rigid f.
ultrathin f.
fetoscopy
f.-guided laser therapy for twin-twin transfusion syndrome
FFP—fresh frozen plasma
fibercolonoscope
fibergastroscope
fiberglass
fiber-illuminated
fiberoptic
f. angioscopy
f. bronchoscope
f. bronchoscopy
f. colonoscope
f. colonoscopy
f. cystoscope
f. esophagoscope
f. gastroscope
f. laryngoscope
f. laryngoscopy
f. probe
f. sigmoidoscope
f. tube
fiberscope
gastric f.
Hirschowitz gastroduodenal f.
Olympus f.
fiberscopic
fibroidectomy
fibromectomy
fibromembranous adhesions
fibromyomectomy
fibromyotomy
Fick operation
Ficoll-Hypaque technique
“Fifer” Phonetic for Pfeifer.
figure-of-eight suture
filamentous adhesionsFilatov
flap
operation
Filatov-Gilles tubed pedicle
“fi-lay” Phonetic for fillet.
filiform
f. catheter
f. and follower
fillet, filleted, filleting
filter
bird’s nest f.
Kimray-Greenfield f.
Mobin-Uddin umbrella f.
fimbriated
fimbriectomy
fine mesh dressing
fine-needle
f-n. aspiration biopsy
f-n. biopsy
fingerbreadth (fingerbreadths)
Fink
laryngoscope
retractor
tendon tucker
Finney
operation
pyloroplasty
Finochietto
forceps
rib spreader
Finzi-Harmer operation
Fischer needle
Fish forceps
Fisher
dissector
knife
spud
fishmouth
f. incision
fissureanal f.
f. in ano
fistula (fistulas, fistulae)
anal f.
f. in ano
Brescia-Cimino f.
f. of lip
fistulatome
fistulectomy
fistulization
fistuloenterostomy
fistulotomy
fistulous tract
Fitzgerald forceps
fixation
arch bar f.
elastic band f. (EBF) of fracture
f. forceps
fracture f.
freudian f.
f. hook
intermaxillary f.
f. suture
Flajani operation
flank
f. incision
lateral f. incision
Flannery speculum
flap
Argamaso-Lewin f.
artery island f.
Bakamjian f.
bilobed f.
bipedicle f.
Bunnell f.
cellulocutaneous f.
compound f.
Crane f.
cross-lip f.
delayed f.double-pedicle f.
French sliding f.
Fricke f.
Gillies up-and-down f.
Hueston spiral f.
Indian rotation f.
island leg f.
Italian distant f.
jump abdominal f.
MacFee neck f.
marsupial f.
McGregor forehead f.
Millard island f.
Monks-Esser island f.
musculocutaneous f.
New sickle f.
f. operation
over-and-out cheek f.
skin f.
sliding f.
split-thickness f.
Stein-Kazanjian lower lip f.
Stenstrom foot f.
surgical f.
Tagliacozzi f.
tensor fasciae latae muscle f.
tumbler f.
Wookey neck f.
Zimany f.
Zovickian f.
flavectomy
Flaxedil suture
“flebektomee” Phonetic for phlebectomy.
Fleming
knife
operation
flesh
proud f.
Fletcher knife
Fletcher-Van Doren forcepsflexed incision
flexible
f. catheter
f. gastroscope
Flexitone suture
Flexon suture
flexorplasty
flexure
duodenojejunal f.
fluctuant f.
hepatic f.
iliac f.
sigmoid f.
splenic f.
“flikt–” Phonetic for words beginning phlyct–
floating-disk prosthesis
flow
laminar air f.
Floyd
cannula
needle
fluffy compression dressing
fluid
peritoneal f.
xanthochromic f.
fluoroscope
fluoroscopy
Flynt needle
foam rubber dressing
Fogarty catheter
“foke-mahn” Phonetic for Volkmann.
“fokt” Phonetic for Vogt.
fold
Foley
catheter
forceps
ureteropelvioplasty
Y-plasty
Y-type ureteropelvioplasty
Y-V ureteropelvioplastyFoley-Alcock catheter
follower
filiform and f.
Fomon
chisel
knife
periosteotome
rasp
scissors
foraminotomy
Forbes amputation
forceps
ACMI f.
ACMI Martin endoscopy f.
Acufex f.
Adair f.
Adams f.
adenoid f.
Adson f.
Allis f.
Allis-Ochsner f.
Andrews-Hartmann f.
Arruga f.
Asch f.
Babcock f.
Backhaus f.
Bacon f.
Bailey-Williamson f.
Bainbridge hemostatic f.
Ballantine hysterectomy f.
Ballenger sponge f.
Bane f.
Barlow f.
Barnes-Crile f.
Barraquer ciliary f.
Barraquer corneal f.
Barraya f.
Barrett f.
Barton f.
bayonet f.Beaupre f.
Beebe f.
Beer ciliary f.
Benaron f.
Bengolea f.
Bennett f.
Berens f.
Berke ptosis f.
Berne f.
Berry uterine-elevating f.
Best common duct stone f.
Best gallstone f.
Best intestinal f.
Bevan gallbladder f.
Bevan hemostatic f.
Beyer f.
Billroth f.
Billroth uterine tumor f.
Bishop-Harmon f.
Blake ear f.
Blake embolus f.
Blake gallstone f.
Blakesley f.
Blanchard hemorrhoidal f.
Boies f.
Bonaccolto f.
Bond f.
bone f.
bone-cutting f.
bone-nibbling f.
Bonn f.
Bonney f.
Böttcher (Boettcher) f.
Boys-Allis f.
Bozeman f.
Braasch f.
Bracken f.
Bradford f.
Brophy f.
Brown f.Brown-Adson f.
Broyles f.
Bruening f.
Brunner f.
Buerger-McCarthy f.
Buie f.
Bumpus f.
Bunim f.
Cairns f.
Campbell f.
capsule f.
Carmalt arterial f.
Carmalt hemostatic f.
Carmalt hysterectomy f.
Carmalt splinter f.
Carmalt thoracic f.
Carmody f.
Carrel mosquito f.
Carroll bone-holding f.
Carroll tendon-passing f.
Carroll tendon-pulling f.
cartilage f.
Cassidy-Brophy f.
Castaneda f.
Castroviejo f.
Castroviejo-Arruga f.
chalazion f.
Chamberlen f.
Chandler f.
Cherry-Kerrison f.
Cicherelli f.
Coakley f.
Cohen f.
Colibri f.
Collin f.
Colver f.
Cooley f.
Coppridge f.
Corbett f.
Cordes f.Cordes-New f.
Corey f.
Cornet f.
Cottle f.
Cottle-Arruga f.
Cottle-Jansen f.
Cottle-Kazanjian f.
Crafoord f.
Craig f.
Crenshaw f.
Crile f.
crocodile f.
Curtis f.
Cushing f.
D’Allesandro serial suture-holding f.
Davis f.
De Alvarez f.
Dean f.
DeBakey f.
DeBakey-Bahnson f.
DeBakey-Bainbridge f.
DeBakey-Cooley f.
DeLee f.
Dennis f.
depilatory f.
D’Errico f.
Desjardins f.
Desmarres f.
DeVilbiss f.
Dewey f.
Dingman f.
dissecting f.
double-action f.
Doyen f.
dural f.
Duval-Crile f.Eber f.
Eder f.
Elschnig f.
Elschnig-O’Brien f.
Erich f.
Evans f.
failed f. delivery
Farabeuf f.
Farabeuf-Lambotte f.
Farrington f.
Farris f.
Fauvel f.
Feilchenfeld f.
Ferguson f.
Ferris f.
Ferris-Smith f.
Ferris-Smith-Kerrison f.
Finochietto f.
Fish f.
Fitzgerald f.
fixation f.
Fletcher-Van Doren f.
(Föerster) f.
Foley f.
Förster iris f.
Foss f.
Fränkel f.
Frankfeldt f.
Fricke arterial f.
Fuchs f.
Fulpit f.
Garrigue f.
Gaylor f.
Gellhorn f.
Gelpi-Lowrie f.
Gerald f.
Gifford f.
Glassman f.
Glassman-Allis f.
Glenner f.Glover f.
Goldman-Kazanjian f.
Goodhill f.
Gordon f.
gouge f.
Graefe (von Graefe) f.
Gray f.
Green f.
Gruenwald f.
Gruenwald-Bryant f.
Guggenheim f.
Gutglass f.
Haig Ferguson f.
Hajek-Koffler f.
Hale f.
Halsted f.
Harken f.
Harrington f.
Harrington-Mayo f.
Harris f.
Hartmann f.
Hartmann-Citelli f.
Hartmann-Gruenwald f.
Hawkins cervical biopsy f.
Hawks-Dennen f.
Healy f.
Heaney f.
Heaney-Ballantine f.
Heaney-Kanter f.
Heaney-Rezek f.
Heath f.
Hendren f.
Henrotin f.
Hess f.
Hess-Barraquer f.
Hess-Horwitz f.
Hibbs f.
Hirschman f.
Hodge f.
Hoffmann f.Holinger f.
Holth f.
Horsley bone-cutting f.
House f.
Howard f.
Hoxworth f.
Hudson f.
Hunt f.
Hurd f.
Imperatori f.
inlet f.
insertion f.
Iowa f.
Jackson f.
Jacobs f.
Jacobson f.
Jameson f.
Jansen f.
Jansen-Middleton f.
Jarcho f.
Johns Hopkins f.
Johnson f.
Jones f.
Judd f.
Judd-Allis f.
Judd-DeMartel f.
Juers-Lempert f.
Julian f.
Jurasz f.
Kahler f.
Kalt f.
Katzin-Barraquer f.
Kazanjian f.
Kelly f.
Kelman f.
Kennedy f.
Kern f.
Kerrison f.
Kielland (Kjelland) f.
Kielland-Luikart f.Killian f.
Kirby f.
Kittner f.
Knapp f.
Knight f.
Knight-Sluder f.
Kocher f.
Koeberlé f.
Koffler f.
Koffler-Lillie f.
Kolb f.
Krause f.
Kronfeld f.
Kuhnt f.
Kulvin-Kalt f.
Laborde f.
Lahey f.
Lahey-Péan f.
Lambert f.
Lambotte f.
Lane f.
Laufe f.
Laufe-Barton-Kielland f.
Laufe-Piper f.
Lebsche f.
Leksell f.
Leland-Jones f.
Lempert f.
Leriche f.
Levret f.
Lewin f.
Lewis f.
Lewkowitz f.
Leyro-Diaz f.
Lillie f.
lion-jawed f.
Lister f.
Liston-Stille f.
Littauer f.
Littauer-Liston f.lock f.
Lockwood f.
Long f.
Long Island f.
Love-Gruenwald f.
Love-Kerrison f.
Lovelace f.
Löwenberg (Lowenberg) f.
Lower f.
Lowsley f.
Luc f.
Lucae f.
Luer f.
Luikart f.
Luikart-Simpson f.
Lutz f.
Lynch f.
Maier f.
Mann f.
Marshik f.
Martin f.
Maryan f.
Mathieu f.
Mayo f.
Mayo-Blake f.
Mayo-Ochsner f.
Mayo-Robson f.
Mayo-Russian f.
McCarthy f.
McCarthy-Alcock f.
McCullough f.
McHenry f.
McKay f.
McKenzie f.
McLane f.
McLane-Tucker f.
McLane-Tucker-Luikart f.
McNealy-Glassman-Babcock f.
McNealy-Glassman-Mixter f.
McPherson f.Metzenbaum f.
Millin f.
Mitchell-Diamond f.
Mixter f.
Moersch f.
Moritz-Schmidt f.
mosquito f.
Mount-Mayfield f.
mouse-tooth f.
Moynihan f.
Mundie f.
Museholdt f.
Myerson f.
Myles f.
Negus ligature f.
Nelson f.
New f.
Newman f.
Noble f.
nonfenestrated f.
Noyes f.
Nugent f.
O’Brien f.
obstetric f.
Ochsner f.
Ochsner-Dixon f.
O’Hanlon f.
Oldberg f.
O’Shaughnessy f.
Ostrom f.
outlet f.
Overstreet f.
ovum f.
Palmer f.
Pang f.
Parker-Kerr f.
Paterson brain clip f.
Paterson bronchoscopic f.
Paterson laryngeal f.
Péan f.Pennington f.
Percy f.
Perritt f.
Phaneuf f.
Piper f.
Pitha f.
placental f.
Pley f.
polyp f.
Porter f.
Potts-Smith f.
Poutasse f.
Pratt-Smith f.
Price-Thomas f.
Prince f.
Providence f.
punch f.
Quevedo f.
Randall stone f.
Raney f.
Rankin f.
Ratliff-Blake f.
rat-tooth f.
Ray f.
Reese f.
Reiner-Knight f.
rib-cutting f.
Rienhoff f.
ring f.
Robb f.
Roberts f.
Robertson f.
Rochester f.
Rochester-Carmalt f.
Rochester-Ewald f.
Rochester-Mixter f.
Rochester-Ochsner f.
Rochester-Péan f.
Rochester-Rankin f.
Rockey f.Roeder f.
Rolf f.
root-splitting f.
Rowland f.
Rumel f.
Ruskin f.
Russell f.
Russian f.
Sam Roberts f.
Sanders f.
Sarot f.
Satinsky f.
Sauer f.
Sawtell f.
Scheinmann f.
Schlesinger f.
Schoenberg f.
Schroeder f.
Schubert f.
Schutz f.
Schwartz f.
Schweigger f.
Schweizer f.
Scoville f.
Scudder f.
Segond f.
Seiffert f.
Selman f.
Semb f.
Semken f.
Senn f.
Sewall f.
Shaaf f.
Shallcross f.
Shearer f.
Simpson f.
Simpson-Luikart f.
Singley f.
sinus f.
Skene f.Skillern f.
Smart f.
Smith f.
Smithwick f.
Somers f.
Spence f.
Spence-Adson f.
Spencer Wells f.
Spero f.
sponge f., sponge-holding f.
spring f.
Spurling f.
Staude f.
Staude-Moore f.
Steinmann f.
Stevens f.
Stevenson f.
Stille f.
Stille-Liston f.
Stille-Luer f.
stone f.
Strassmann f.
Struyken f.
Suker iris f.
suture-holding f.
Sweet f.
Takahashi f.
Tarnier f.
Teale f.
Thoms f.
Thoms-Allis f.
Thoms-Gaylor f.
Thorek-Mixter f.
Thorpe f.
Tischler f.
tissue f.
Tivnen f.
Tobold f.
Tobold-Fauvel f.
towel f.tubular f.
Tuttle f.
Tydings f.
Tydings-Lakeside f.
uterine f.
Van Buren f.
Vanderbilt f.
Van Doren f.
Verhoeff f.
Virtus f.
vulsellum f.
Waldeau f.
Walsham f.
Walter f.
Walther f.
Walton f.
Walton-Schubert f.
Wangensteen f.
Washam f.
Watson-Williams f.
Watzke f.
Weil f.
Weingartner f.
Weisman f.
Welch-Allyn f.
Wertheim f.
Wertheim-Cullen f.
White f.
White-Lillie f.
White-Oslay f.
Wilde f.
Willett f.
Williams f.
Wittner f.
Wullstein f.
Wullstein-House f.
Yankauer f.
Yankauer-Little f.
Yeoman f.
Young f.Zenker f.
Ziegler f.
Zollinger f.
fore-and-aft suture
Foregger
bronchoscope
laryngoscope
foreign body (FB)
retained f.b. (RFB)
formalin
specimen sent to Pathology in f.
Foroblique
McCarthy F. panendoscope
Forrester clamp
Förster (Foerster)
forceps
iris forceps
operation
Förster-Penfield operation
Foss
clamp
forceps
retractor
Fothergill suture
Fothergill-Donald operation
four-tailed dressing
Fowler
incision
operation
position
sound
Fowler-Weir incision
Fox
curet
operation
splint
Fr, F—French [catheter gauge]
fractional
f. curettage
f. dilatation and curettage (D&C)fracture
See in the Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.
fragmentation
fraise
diamond f.
frame
Bradford f.
Foster f.
Hibbs f.
Stryker f.
Whitman f.
Franceschetti operation
Franco operation
Frank operation
Fränkel (Fraenkel)
forceps
speculum
Frankfeldt
forceps
needle
sigmoidoscope
snare
Franklin-Silverman needle
Franz retractor
Frazier
cannula
elevator
hook retractor
osteotome
retractor
suction tube
tube
Frazier-Spiller operation
Frederick needle
Fredet-Ramstedt
operation
pyloromyotomy
free ligature suture
Freer
chiselelevator
knife
free tendon allograft
freezing microtome
Freiberg knife
Freimuth curet
French-McCarthy panendoscope
French-Robinson catheter
frenectomy
“freng-kuhl” Phonetic for Frankel.
frenoplasty
frenotomy
freshen, freshened
Freund operation
Freyer operation
friable
Fricke
arterial forceps
bandage
flap
operation
scrotal dressing
Friedenwald
operation
ophthalmoscope
Friedenwald-Guyton operation
Friedman retractor
Friedrich operation
Friedrich-Petz clamp
Fritsch
catheter
operation
Fritz-Lange operation
frog, frogleg
f. splint
frogleg, froglegged
f. position
Frommel operation
frontal lobotomy
frontoethmoidal sphenoidectomyfrontoethmoidectomy
external f.
frontolateral partial laryngectomy
Frost suture
Frost-Lang operation
FSR—fusiform skin revision
Fuchs
forceps
operation
Fukala operation
fulguration
Fuller operation
full-lumen esophagoscope
fulminant [adj.: sudden, severe, intense]
fulminate [verb: to occur suddenly]
Fulpit forceps
functional
f. anastomosis
f. status
fundectomy
fundoplication
Nissen f.
fundus (fundus)
f. microscopy
funduscope
funduscopic
funduscopy
fundusectomy
funiculopexy
Furniss
anastomosis
catheter
clamp
incision
Furniss-Clute clamp
Furniss-McClure-Hinton clamp
furrier’s suture
fusible
fusion
anterior cervical diskectomy and f. (ACDF)Futura splint
FVL—femoral vein ligation
fx—fracture
GA—general anesthesia
Gabarro
graft
operation
Gabriel proctoscope
Gabriel Tucker tube
gag
See mouth gag.
Gaillard operation
Gaillard-Arlt suture
gallbladder
Courvoisier g.
porcelain g.
Gallie
operation
transplant
gallstone
Gambee suture
Gamgee tissue
Gandhi knife
Gandy clamp
ganglionectomy
ganglionostomy
gangliosympathectomy
gangrene
gangrenous
Gant
clamp
operation
gantry
Gardner
needle
operation
Garfield-Holinger laryngoscope
Gariel pessary
Garrigue
forcepsspeculum
gasserectomy
Gass scleral punch
gastrectomy
antecolic g.
Billroth g.
physiologic g.
Roux-en-Y g.
gastric
g. banding
g. bypass
g. fiberscope
g. neurectomy
g. resection (GR)
gastrocolostomy
gastrocolotomy
gastroduodenectomy
gastroduodenoenterostomy
gastroduodenoscopy
Billroth g.
gastroduodenostomy
gastroenteroanastomosis
gastroenterocolostomy
gastroenteroplasty
gastroenterostomy (GE)
Balfour g.
Billroth g., Billroth I (II, III) g.
Braun and Jaboulay g.
Courvoisier g.
Heineke-Mikulicz g.
Hofmeister g.
Polya g.
Roux g.
Roux-en-Y g.
Schoemaker g.
von Haberer-Finney g.
Wölfler (Woelfler) g.
gastroenterotomy
gastroesophagostomy
gastrofiberscopegastrogastrostomy
gastrogavage
gastroileostomy
gastrointestinal (GI)
gastrojejunostomy
Billroth g.
Roux-en-Y g.
gastrolysis
gastromyotomy
gastropexy
gastroplasty
Eckhout vertical g.
Mason g.
gastroplication
gastropylorectomy
gastrorrhaphy
gastrorrhexis
gastroscope
ACMI g.
Benedict g.
Bernstein g.
Chevalier Jackson g.
Eder g.
Eder-Chamberlin g.
Eder-Hufford g.
Eder-Palmer g.
Ellsner g.
fiberoptic g.
flexible g.
Herman-Taylor g.
Hirschowitz g.
Housset-Debray g.
Janeway g.
Kelling g.
Schindler g.
Wolf-Schindler g.
gastroscopy
gastrostomy
Beck-Jianu g.
Beck g. scoopJaneway g.
Kader g.
Martin g.
percutaneous endoscopic g. (PEG)
plug g.
Ssabanejew-Frank g.
Stamm g.
Witzel g.
gastrotome
gastrotomy
Gatch bed
Gatellier
incision
operation
gauge
gauze
antiseptic g.
iodoform g.
Kling g.
ribbon g.
tulle gras g.
Xeroform g.
Gavello operation
Gayet operation
Gaylor forceps
GBA—ganglionic-blocking agent
GDC—Guglielmi detachable coil
GE—
gastroenterostomy
General Electric
Gehrung pessary
Gelfilm dressing
Gelfoam
cookie
dressing
packing
Gellhorn forceps
Gelocast dressing
Gelpi retractor
Gelpi-Lowrie forcepsGély suture
generator
asynchronous pulse g.
atrial synchronous pulse g.
demand pulse g.
fixed-rate pulse g.
standby pulse g.
ventricular-inhibited pulse g.
ventricular-triggered pulse g.
genioplasty
genitoplasty
gentle
g. curettage
g. dissection
Geomedic prosthesis
geometric prosthesis
George Lewis technique
Gerald forceps
Gerzog speculum
GET—general endotracheal
GET anesthesia
GET tube
Ghormley operation
ghost ophthalmoscope
GI—gastrointestinal
Gibbon stent
Gibney
bandage
boot
Gibson
incision
operation
suture
Gibson-Balfour retractor
Giertz-Shoemaker rib shears
Gifford
applicator
curet
forceps
operationretractor
Gigli
operation
wire saw
Giliberty prosthesis
Gill
knife
operation
Gillespie operation
Gilliam operation
Gillies
flap
graft
hook
operation
up-and-down flap
Gillies-Dingman hook
Gillies-Fry
gingivectomy
Ochsenbein g.
Giordano operation
Girard
operation
procedure
Girdner electric probe
glabella
glabellad [adv.]
glabellar [adj.]
g. frown line
g. rotation flap
g. wrinkle
Glassman
clamp
forceps
Glassman-Allis forceps
Glénard disease
Glenn
operation
procedure
shunttechnique
Glenner
forceps
retractor
glomectomy
glossectomy
glossopexy
glossoplasty
glossorrhaphy
glossoscopy
glossotomy
Glover [eponym]
clamp
drainage system
forceps
glover’s suture
Gluck
incision
rib shears
glutaraldehyde-tanned porcine heart valve
gnathoplasty
gnathoschisis
Goebel-Stoeckel operation
Goelet retractor
Goffe operation
Gohrbrand dilator
Goldbacher
anoscope
needle
proctoscope
speculum
Goldberg MPC mediastinoscope
Goldblatt clamp
Goldman curet
Goldman-Kazanjian forceps
Goldmann applanation tonometer
Goldstein
cannula
retractor
Goldthwait operationGomco clamp
gonadectomy
gonangiectomy
gonarthrotomy
Gonin operation
Good [eponym] rasp
Goodale-Lubin catheter
Goodall-Power operation
Goodell dilator
Goodfellow cannula
Goodhill forceps
Goodyear knife
Gordon
forceps
splint
Gosselin fracture
Gosset retractor
Gott prosthesis
Gottschalk
operation
saw
Gottstein curet
gouge
Alexander g.
Andrews g.
Cobb g.
Derlacki g.
Hibbs g.
Holmes g.
Meyerding g.
Moore g.
Todd g.
Troutman g.
Gould suture
Gouley catheter
Goulian mammaplasty
Govons curet
GR—gastric resection
Graber-Duvernay operation
Gracey curetGradle
operation
retractor
graduated tenotomy
Graefe (von Graefe)
cystotome
forceps
hook
needle
graft
See also prosthesis and valve.
autogenous g.
bifurcation g.
Blair-Brown (B-B) g.
bolus tie-over g.
Braun g.
Braun-Wangensteen (B-W) g.
chessboard g.
coronary artery bypass g. (CABG)
cuffs g.
Dacron g.
Davis g.
Douglas g.
Dragstedt g.
Esser g.
fascial g.
fascia lata g.
fiberglass g.
free g.
full-thickness skin g.
Gabarro g.
Gillies g.
König (Koenig) g.
Marlex g.
Ollier-Thiersch g.
Padgett g.
patch g.
pedicle g.
pinch g.
Reverdin g.Seddon nerve g.
split-thickness skin g.
stent g.
tantalum mesh g.
Teflon g.
Thiersch g.
Van Millingen g.
Wolfe g.
Wolfe-Krause g.
grafting
Graham hook
Grant operation
Grant-Ward operation
granulate
granulation
Graves speculum
Gray [eponym] forceps
Green [eponym]
calipers
curet
dissector
forceps
hook
knife
needle holder
retractor
Green-Armytage operation
Greene curet
Greenfield filter
Greenhow incision
Greiling tube
Grice-Green operation
gridiron incision
Grieshaber
keratome
needle
needle holder
retractor
Gritti
amputationoperation
Gritti-Stokes amputation
Groenholm retractor
Grollman pigtail catheter
Grondahl-Finney operation
groove suture
Groshong catheter
Gross
clamp
curet
retractor
spoon
Gross-Pomeranz-Watkins retractor
Gruenwald forceps
Gruenwald-Bryant forceps
Grüntzig (Gruentzig) balloon-tip catheter
GSR—galvanic skin response
GSW—gunshot wound
guard
Sachs g.
guarded
g. chisel
g. prognosis
guarding
Guedel laryngoscope
Guepar prosthesis
Guérin
fold
fracture
glands
sinus
valve
Guggenheim forceps
guide
guidewire, guide wire
Guild-Pratt speculum
Guilford stapedectomy
guillotine
g. incision
Sluder g. tonsillectomySluder-Sauer g.
Sluder tonsillar g.
tonsil g.
g. tonsillectomy
gun-barrel enterostomy
Gusberg curet
Gussenbauer
operation
suture
gut
g. chromic suture
ribbon g. suture
silkworm g. suture
tiger g. suture
Gutglass forceps
Guttmann
retractor
speculum
Gutzeit operation
Guyon
amputation
clamp
dilator
operation
Guyon-Péan clamp
guy suture
Guyton operation
Guyton-Friedenwald suture
Guyton-Maumenee speculum
Guyton-Park speculum
gyrectomy
HA—hydroxyapatite
Haas operation
Hagedorn
needle
operation
Hagerty operation
Hagner operation
Hahn operation
Haidinger brushesHaig Ferguson forceps
Haight retractor
Hajek
chisel
operation
retractor
Hajek-Ballenger elevator
Hajek-Koffler forceps
Hajek-Skillern punch
Halberg clip
Hale forceps
Hall
air drill
bur
dermatome
drill
neurotome
Halle
curet
speculum
Halle-Tieck speculum
hallux (gen. hallucis; pl. halluces)
Halsey needle holder
Halsted
clamp
forceps
hemostat
incision
suture
Hamby retractor
Hamm electrode
Hammond operation
Hancock
amputation
M.O. II bioprosthesis porcine valve
operation
II porcine bioprosthesis
II tissue valve
Handley
incisionlymphangioplasty
operation
handpiece
“Haney” Phonetic for Heaney.
hanging
h.-drop test
h. panniculus
Hank dilator
Hank-Bradley dilator
Hannon curet
Hansen-Street
nail
pin
haploscope
harelip suture
Hark operation
Harken
forceps
prosthesis
Harmon operation
harm’s way
[a structure] moved out of h.w.
Harrington
forceps
instrumentation
nail
operation
retractor
rod
Harrington-Mayo forceps
Harrington-Pemberton retractor
Harris
forceps
suture
tube
Harris-Beath operation
Harrison
knife
scissors
Hartmanndewaxer speculum
forceps
fossa
operation
point
pouch
punch
Hartmann-Citelli forceps
Hartmann-Gruenwald forceps
Hartmann-Herzfeld rongeur
Hartstein retractor
Haslinger
bronchoscope
esophagoscope
laryngoscope
retractor
Hasner operation
Hauser operation
haustration
Haverhill operation
Hawkins cervical biopsy forceps
Hawks-Dennen forceps
Hayden curet
Hayes clamp
Haynes
cannula
operation
hayrake splint
HBO—hyperbaric oxygen
headhunter catheter
headrest
Shambaugh h.
healing
h. by first intention
h. by granulation
h. by second intention
h. by third intention
h. per primam intentionem [L. by first intention]
h. per secundam intentionem [L. by second intention]
Healy forcepsHeaney
clamp
curet
forceps
needle holder
retractor
vaginal hysterectomy
Heaney-Ballantine forceps
Heaney-Kanter forceps
Heaney-Rezek forceps
Heaney-Simon retractor
heart valve prosthesis
Heath
curet
dilator
forceps
operation
Hedblom
elevator
retractor
Heermann
incision
operation
Heffernan speculum
Hegar operation
Heifitz
clip
operation
Heineke operation
Heineke-Mikulicz
gastroenterostomy
operation
pyloroplasty
Heitz-Boyer procedure
helical suture
Heller
esophagomyotomy
myotomy
operation
HEMA—hydroxyethyl methacrylatehematospectroscope
hematospectroscopy
hemicolectomy
hemicorporectomy
hemicorticectomy
hemicraniectomy
hemigastrectomy and vagotomy (H&V)
hemiglossectomy
hemihepatectomy
hemilaminectomy
Ballantine h. retractor
hemilaryngectomy
horizontal h.
vertical h.
hemimandibulectomy
hemimaxillectomy
heminephrectomy
hemipelvectomy
hemiphalangectomy
hemipylorectomy
hemiscrotectomy
hemisection of spinal cord
hemisectomy
hemispherectomy
hemithyroidectomy
hemitransfixion incision
hemodialysis
hemorrhage
cerebellar h.
epidural h.
intracerebral h.
intracranial h.
intraparenchymal h.
intraventricular h.
pontine h.
postoperative h.
putaminal h.
subarachnoid h.
subdural h.
thalamic h.hemorrhagic
hemorrhoid
See in Gastroenterology
hemorrhoidal
hemorrhoidectomy
hemostasis
hemostat
Avitene microfibrillar collagen h.
Corwin h.
Dandy h.
Dunhill h.
Halsted h.
Kolodny h.
Maingot h.
hemostatic
return flow h. catheter
h. sutures
Hemovac drain
Henderson operation
Henner retractor
Henrotin
forceps
speculum
Henry
incision
splenectomy
HEPA—high-efficiency particulate air [filter]
hepatectomize
hepatectomy
hepatic vein catheterization
hepaticocholangiojejunostomy
hepaticocholedochostomy
hepaticodochotomy
hepaticoduodenostomy
hepaticoenterostomy
hepaticogastrostomy
hepaticojejunostomy
hepaticolithotomy
hepaticolithotripsy
hepaticostomyhepaticotomy
hepatocholangioduodenostomy
hepatocholangioenterostomy
hepatocholangiogastrostomy
hepatocholangiojejunostomy
hepatocholangiostomy
hepatoduodenostomy
hepatoenterostomy
hepatolithectomy
hepatopexy
hepatorrhaphy
hepatoscopy
hepatostomy
hepatotomy
Herbert-Adams clamp
Herff clamp
Herman-Taylor gastroscope
hernia
abdominal h.
acquired h.
h. adiposa
amniotic h.
Barth h.
Béclard h.
Birkett h.
cecal h.
Cloquet h.
congenital h.
Cooper h.
crural h.
diaphragmatic h.
diverticular h.
duodenojejunal h.
encysted h.
epigastric h.
extrasaccular h.
femoral h.
foraminal h.
funicular h.
gastroesophageal h.Gibbon h.
gluteal h.
Goyrand h.
Gruber h.
Grynfeltt h.
Hesselbach h.
Hey h.
hiatal h.
hiatus h.
Holthouse h.
incarcerated h.
incisional h.
indirect h.
infantile h.
inguinal h.
inguinocrural h.
inguinofemoral h.
inguinoproperitoneal h.
inguinosuperficial h.
h. in recto
intermuscular h.
interparietal h.
intersigmoid h.
interstitial h.
irreducible h.
ischiatic h.
ischiorectal h.
Krönlein h.
labial h.
Laugier h.
levator h.
linea alba h.
Littré h.
Littré-Richter h.
lumbar h.
Maydl h.
mesenteric h.
mesocolic h.
mucosal h.
oblique h.obturator h.
omental h.
ovarian h.
pantaloon h.
paraduodenal h.
paraesophageal h.
paraperitoneal h.
parasaccular h.
paraumbilical h.
parietal h.
pectineal h.
perineal h.
Petit h.
properitoneal h.
pudendal h.
pulsion h.
rectal h.
reducible h.
retrocecal h.
retrograde h.
retroperitoneal h.
Richter h.
Rieux h.
Rokitansky h.
sciatic h.
scrotal h.
sliding h.
spigelian h.
strangulated h.
subpubic h.
synovial h.
thyroidal h.
tonsillar h.
Treitz h.
tunicary h.
umbilical h.
uterine h.
vaginal h.
vaginolabial h.
Velpeau h.ventral h.
vesical h.
voluminous h.
Von Bergman h.
W h.
herniated
herniation
h. of intervertebral disk
transtentorial h.
uncal h.
hernioplasty
Cooper ligament h.
herniorrhaphy
herniotome
herniotomy
Herrick clamp
Hess
forceps
operation
spoon
Hess-Barraquer forceps
Hess-Horwitz forceps
heterograft
Heuter operation
Hey
amputation
ligament
operation
skull saw
Heyer valve
Heyer-Schulte prosthesis
Hey Groves
clamp
operation
Heyman
operation
technique
hiatal, hiatus
h. hernia
hiatopexyHibbs
curet
elevator
forceps
frame
gouge
operation
osteotome
retractor
Hickman catheter
high lithotomy
highly selective vagotomy
Hilger operation
Hill posterior gastropexy
Hill-Ferguson retractor
Hillis retractor
Himmelstein valvulotome
hinge osteotomy
Hinkle-James rectal speculum
hip
total h. arthroplasty
Hippel
See von Hippel.
Hirschman
anoscope
forceps
proctoscope
Hirschman-Martin proctoscope
Hirschowitz
gastroduodenal fiberscope
gastroscope
Hirst operation
Hirst-Emmett forceps
histotome
HNP—herniated nucleus pulposus
H O [H2O2]—hydrogen peroxide2 2
Hochenegg operation
hockey-stick incision
Hodge
forcepspessary
plane
hoe
Hough h.
Hoen skull plate
Hoffa operation
Hoffa-Lorenz operation
Hoffmann
forceps
punch
rongeur
Hofmeister
gastroenterostomy
operation
Hogan operation
Hoguet
maneuver
operation
Hohmann
operation
retractor
“ho ho” Phonetic for Hough hoe.
Hoke
operation
osteotome
Holden curet
holder
broach h.
Castroviejo h.
clamp h.
needle h.
rubber dam clamp h.
sponge h.
Holinger
applicator
bronchoscope
dissector
esophagoscope
forceps
laryngoscopetelescope
tube
Holinger-Jackson bronchoscope
Holman-Mathieu cannula
Holmes
degeneration
gouge
nasopharyngoscope
operation
Holter shunt
Holth
forceps
operation
Holtz curet
homeotransplant
homograft
homoplasty
Hood [eponym] dermatome
Hood and Kirklin incision
hook
Adson h.
Barr crypt h.
Barr fistula h.
Barr rectal h.
Blair palate h.
Boettcher h.
Bose tracheostomy h.
Boyes-Goodfellow h.
Braun h.
Buck h.
Carroll bone h.
Carroll h. curet
Dandy h.
Dudley h.
Duplay h.
dural h.
Edwards h.
Emmet h.
fixation h.
Frazier h. retractorGillies h.
Gillies-Dingman h.
Graefe (von Graefe) h.
Graham h.
Green h.
House h.
Jameson h.
Kelly h.
Kimball h.
Kirby h.
Lillie h.
Linton h.
Mayo h.
New h.
Newman h.
Nugent h.
O’Connor h.
Pratt h.
Rosser h.
Schuknecht h.
Schwartz h.
Shambaugh h.
Shea h.
Smith h.
Stevens h.
Stewart h.
tracheostomy h.
Welch-Allyn h.
Wiener h.
hook-on bronchoscope
Hopkins
clamp
operation
horizontal
h. hemilaryngectomy
h. incision
h. mattress suture
horsehair suture
Horsley bone-cutting forceps
Horton-Devine operationHorwitz-Adams operation
hot
h. appendix
h. biopsy forceps
Hotchkiss operation
hot-tip, hot-tipped
h.-t. laser probe
h.-t. probe
Hough [“ho”]
hoe elevator
hoe excavator
hoe hook
stapedectomy
House
chisel
curet
elevator
forceps
hook
knife
needle
prosthesis
scissors
stapedectomy
tube
House-Barbara needle
House-Rosen needle
House-Urban retractor
Housset-Debray gastroscope
Houston operation
Howard
abrader
basket
forceps
Howard-Dolman apparatus
Hoxworth forceps
H&R—hysterectomy and radiation [therapy]
Hruby lens
Hudson
bracebur
clamp
drill
forceps
Hueston spiral flap
Hueter
bandage
maneuver
Huffman-Graves speculum
Hufnagel
clamp
knife
operation
prosthesis
Hughes
reflex
operation
Hulka clip
Hume clamp
Hummelsheim procedure
Humphries clamp
Hunt
clamp
forceps
operation
Hunter
canal
curet
Huntington operation
Hurd
dissector
elevator
forceps
Hurst bougie
Hurwitz
clamp
trocar
Hutchins needle
H&V—hemigastrectomy and vagotomy
Hyamsclamp
operation
scleral knife
hydatidostomy
hydrocelectomy
hydrodiascope
Hydroflex penile prosthesis
hymenectomy
hymenotomy
Hynes pharyngoplasty
hyperbaric
h. chamber
h. oxygen
hypodermic
h. needle
hypodermoclysis
hypopharyngoscope
hypopharyngoscopy
hypophysectomize
hypophysectomy
transsphenoidal h.
hypothalamotomy
hypotympanotomy
hysterectomy
abdominal h.
abdominovaginal h.
Ballantine h. forceps
Bonney h.
Carmalt h. forceps
cesarean h.
chemical h.
complete h.
Doyen vaginal h.
extrafascial h.
Heaney vaginal h.
intrafascial h.
Lash h.
Latzko radical h.
Mayo-Ward vaginal h.
paravaginal h.partial h.
Porro h.
radical h.
Schauta radical vaginal h.
Schauta-Amreich vaginal h.
Spalding-Richardson h.
subtotal h.
supracervical h.
supravaginal h.
total h.
total abdominal h. (TAH)
total vaginal h. (TVH)
vaginal h. (VH)
Ward-Mayo vaginal h.
Wertheim radical h.
hysterocolpectomy
hysterocolposcope
hysterocystocleisis
hysterocystopexy
hysteroepilepsy
hysteromyomectomy
hysteromyotomy
hystero-oophorectomy
hystero-ovariotomy
hysteropexy
hysteroplasty
hysterorrhaphy
hysterosalpingectomy
hysterosalpingo-oophorectomy
hysterosalpingostomy
hysteroscope
Baggish h.
Baloser h.
Storz h.
hysteroscopy
laparoscopic-assisted vaginal h. (LAVH)
hysterostat
hysterotome
hysterotomy
abdominal h.vaginal h.
hysterotrachelectomy
hysterotracheloplasty
hysterotrachelorrhaphy
hysterotrachelotomy
IABP—intra-aortic balloon pump
IAS—intra-amniotic saline
IAS infusion
iatrogenic
ICA—internal carotid artery
ICAO—internal carotid artery occlusion
ICM—intercostal margin
ICP—intracranial pressure
I&D—
incision and drainage
irrigation and débridement
identification
IDVC—indwelling venous catheter
Iglesias resectoscope
ileac [pertaining to ileus or ileum (bowel)]
ileal [pertaining to ileum (bowel)]
i. conduit diversion
ileectomy
ileocecostomy
ileocolostomy
ileocolotomy
ileocystoplasty
Camey i.
LeDuc-Camey i.
ileocystostomy
ileoileostomy
ileoproctostomy
ileorectostomy
ileorrhaphy
ileosigmoidostomy
ileostomy
end i.
Kock i.
ileotomy
ileotransversei. colostomy
end-to-side i. colostomy
ileotransversostomy
ileum [bowel]
terminal i.
ileus
iliocolotomy
iliac [pertaining to the hip]
ilium (ilia) [hip]
Ilizarov leg-lengthening procedure
IMA—internal mammary artery
imbricated suture
imbrication
Immergut tube
impaction
Imperatori forceps
implant
Silastic i.
sponge i.
wire mesh i.
implanted suture
impregnated dressing
incarcerated
incarceration
incised
incision
abdominal i.
abdominothoracic i.
ab externo i.
Agnew-Verhoeff i.
alar i.
Alexander i.
angular i.
aortotomy i.
arcuate i.
areolar i.
arteriotomy i.
backcut i.
Bar i.
Bardenheuer i.Battle i.
Battle-Jalaguier-Kammerer i.
bayonet i.
Bergmann i.
Bergmann-Israel i.
Bevan i.
bivalve i., bivalved i.
Brackin i.
Brock i.
bur-hole i.
buttonhole i.
celiotomy i.
cervical i.
Cherney i.
Chiene i.
circular i.
circumareolar i.
circumcisional i.
circumferential i.
circumlimbal i.
circumscribing i.
Clute i.
Codman i.
Coffey i.
collar i.
confirmatory i.
conjunctival i.
corneoscleral i.
cortical i.
Courvoisier i.
crescent i.
crosshatch i.
crucial i.
cruciate i.
curved i.
curvilinear i.
Deaver i.
decompression i.
deltopectoral i.
dorsolateral i.double-Y i.
Dührssen (Duehrssen) i.
dural i.
Edebohls i.
elliptical i.
Elsberg i.
endaural i.
enterotomy i.
exploratory i.
Fergusson i.
fishmouth i.
flank i.
flexed i.
Fowler i.
Fowler-Weir i.
Furniss i.
Gatellier i.
Gibson i.
Gluck i.
Greenhow i.
gridiron i.
guillotine i.
Halsted i.
Handley i.
Hayes Martin i.
Heermann i.
hemitransfixion i.
Henry i.
hockey-stick i.
Hood and Kirklin i.
horizontal i.
inframammary i.
infraumbilical i.
inguinal i.
intercartilaginous i.
intracapsular i.
Jackson i.
J-shaped i.
Kammerer i.
Kehr i.Kocher i.
Küstner i.
lamellar i.
Langenbeck (von Langenbeck) i.
LaRoque herniorrhaphy i.
lateral flank i.
lateral rectus i.
lazy H i.
lazy S i.
lazy Z i.
Lempert i.
Lilienthal i.
limbal i.
linear i.
Linton i.
longitudinal i.
Lynch i.
Mackenrodt i.
Mason i.
mastoid i.
Maylard i.
Mayo-Robson i.
McBurney i.
McLaughlin i.
McVay i.
meatal i.
median i.
Meyer hockey-stick i.
midline i.
Mikulicz i.
Morison i.
Munro Kerr i.
muscle-splitting i.
myringotomy i.
Nagamatsu i.
oblique i.
Ollier i.
Orr i.
paracostal i.
parainguinal i.paramedian i.
paramuscular i.
parapatellar i.
pararectus i.
parasagittal i.
parascapular i.
paraumbilical i.
paravaginal i.
Parker i.
Péan i.
perianal i.
periareolar i.
perilimbal i.
periscapular i.
peritoneal i.
Perthes i.
Pfannenstiel i.
Phemister i.
popliteal i.
postauricular i.
posterior i.
posterolateral i.
proximal i.
pyelotomy i.
racquet i.
radial i.
rectus muscle–splitting i.
recumbent i.
relaxing i.
relief i.
retroauricular i.
rim i.
Risdon extraoral i.
Robertson i.
Rockey-Davis i.
Rollet i.
Rosen i.
Roux-en-Y jejunal loop i.
saber-cut i.
salmon backcut i.