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English III

Question Answer
figurative languagenon literal words usage to aid in the readers understanding and add to the depth of writing
alliterationthe repetition of initial constant sounds used by an author fir effect
sativeterary practice of making fun of human fears and weaknesses by imitation
usurybaning out money at high rates of interest
sextonperson in charge of the maintenance of the church building
parablea short allegorical story designed to illustrate or teach some truth religions principle or moral lesson
allegorya representation of an abstract pr spiritual meaning throughout concrete or material forms
inamimatenot alive lifeless insert
venerablecommanding respect or esteem
pathosquality that rises pity sorrow
crapeoften worn by mourners
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EnglishIII

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melancholyhabitual or prolong gloom or depression
skepticalinclined to doupt or questioning
naivelacking to experience judgment or direct knowledge
pensivedreaming or wistful thoughtful
serenecalm peaceful or tranquil
sarcasmharsh use of words
sargacityacutness of mental discernment and soundness of judgment
acutesharp or insight
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Section 1

Question Answer
DxDiagnosis
BxBiopsy
FxFracture
HxHistory
RxPrescription
SxSurgery
TxTreatment
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Section 2

Question Answer
QEvery
QDEvery day
Qhevery hour
Q4hevery four hours
Q6hevery 6 hours
Q8hevery eight hours
Q12hevery twelve hours
Q24hevery 24 hours
SIDonce daily
SIGLet it be written as
TIDThree times daily
QID4 times daily
QOD or EOD every other day
BIDtwice daily
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Section 3

Question Answer
AUboth ears
ADright ear
OUboth eyes
ODright eye
BUNBlood urea nitrogen
CBCcomplete blood count
PCVpacked cell volume
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Section 4

Question Answer
BPblood pressure
cwith
CNSCentral nervous system
ggram
grgrain
gttdrops
Kgkilogram
Lliter
#number or pound
mcgmicrogram
mEqmilliequivalnet
Mgmilligram
mLmilliliter
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Section 5

Question Answer
ICintracardiac
IDintradermal
IMintramuscular
IPintraperitoneal
IUinternational unit or intrauterine
IVintravenous
LRSLactated Ringer's solution
NPOnothing by mouth
NSAIDnonsteroidal anit inflammatory drug
OTCover the counter
POorally
PRNas needed
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