para versus peri definitions
Posted By: see message on 2006-12-06
In Reply to: radiology help - dolle
Subject: para versus peri definitions
para- (para-) [Gr. para to, at, or from the side of] 1. a prefix meaning (a) beside, near, (b) resembling, (c) accessory to, (d) beyond, (e) apart from, (f) abnormal. 2. symbol p-; in organic chemistry, a prefix indicating a 1,4-substituted benzene ring, e.g., p-xylene (1,4-dimethylbenzene) or p-nitrophenol (4-nitrophenol).
peri- (peri-) [Gr. peri around] a prefix meaning near or around
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para versus peri
Subject: para versus peri
Anyone know a way to remember these two prefixes? Ex. - paravertebral versus perivertebral, pararenal versus perirenal? They sound alike and I need some help!!!
para - around; peri - beside or new NM
Subject: para - around; peri - beside or new NM
para vs. peri
Subject: para vs. peri
Para = alongside. I think of the 2 letter a's running alongside the r.
Peri = around - think of the perimeter of something.
para -: peri-
Subject: para -: peri-
prefix meaning: two like parts; near, beside, beyond, opposite.
prefix meaning: around, about
para vs. peri- sm
Subject: para vs. peri- sm
paratesticular hydrocele or peritesticular hydrocele
it sounds mostly like 'para', but I thought I'd cover my bases and check.
Para and peri can be used with just about any word. I'd
Subject: Para and peri can be used with just about any word. I'd
I think it's the other way around - peri- around; para- alongside. nm
Subject: I think it's the other way around - peri- around; para- alongside. nm
correct; peri--surrounding, around.....para--close to, near
Subject: correct; peri--surrounding, around.....para--close to, near
Colovesical fistula exists, and peri- and para- are prefixes for just about
Subject: Colovesical fistula exists, and peri- and para- are prefixes for just about
gravida 1 and para something: para is live births. sm
Subject: gravida 1 and para something: para is live births. sm
See this link:
Did you look up the definitions???
Subject: Did you look up the definitions???
Subject: Definitions -sm
1. Given to or marked by prudence and restraint in the use of material resources.
2. Deficient or limited in quantity, fullness, or extent.
3. Forbearing; lenient.
1.noun: an argument in which the participants are trying to gain some advantage
2. noun: making the motions of attack and defense with the fists and arms; a part of training for a boxer
here are the definitions
Subject: here are the definitions
1 : to develop gradually by increments
2 : to promote the health, strength, esteem, or reputation of intransitive verb : to accumulate or develop appreciably
1 : something produced by building up
2 : the act or process of building up
Look at the definitions, then there is no
Subject: Look at the definitions, then there is no
question which to use. Melanotic refers to pigment, i.e., skin; while melena refers to stool, as in black and tarry.
pannus, which also has other definitions,
Subject: pannus, which also has other definitions,
the definitions are very different and will give the answer.
Subject: the definitions are very different and will give the answer.
whats the deal with the definitions popping up?
Subject: whats the deal with the definitions popping up?
every time i move from page to page on this board now, i get a box with a word/phrase and definition flash up on my screen -- is this to sharpen our skills while we play?
I'd send your QA person the word definitions LOL nm
Subject: I'd send your QA person the word definitions LOL nm
Thanks. I was confused when I looked up the abbreviation definitions. :D
Subject: Thanks. I was confused when I looked up the abbreviation definitions. :D
Peri-Loc I think. nm
Subject: Peri-Loc I think. nm
Under past medical history, he states significant for **peri-o-colap-sis** abscess
This is the only sentence I have to figure this out. Thanks for any help!
Subject: Peri-menses maybe?
She could be saying peri instead of para.
try peri colovesical
Subject: try peri colovesical
No, she's very clear, peri...thx tho. nm
Subject: No, she's very clear, peri...thx tho. nm
Subject: peri?...see note
peri- means : Around, about or near. So peritesticular would be my guess.
para- means: A departure from the normal.
Subject: peri ischemia?
It sounds like the doctor is saying "coronary artery disease with an apical myocardial infarction and some mild peri ischemia in that area. I have not heard of peri ischemia before- has anyone run across this term?
I have always typed peri bottle. SM
Subject: I have always typed peri bottle. SM
Some brands specify Peri-Bottle, but I use the generic peri bottle, or I suppose peri-bottle. Just a squirt bottle for cleaning/soothing the perineum etc.
I am not sure now if I even 'heard' ulnar peri
Subject: I am not sure now if I even 'heard' ulnar peri
it does list polytendinobursitis but the doc said peri for sure
Subject: it does list polytendinobursitis but the doc said peri for sure
peri is a prefix meaning around or about
Subject: peri is a prefix meaning around or about
so if it fits your sentence, yes it is a word.
I found several references under peri-nevus
Subject: I found several references under peri-nevus
peri-bottle (for perineal flushing)
Subject: peri-bottle (for perineal flushing)
I disagree - paravertebral (not peri) is common
Subject: I disagree - paravertebral (not peri) is common
and there are a lot more "hits" for paratesticular from reputable sites than peri. JMO FWIW
Have heard of *peri-infarct ischemia"
Subject: Have heard of *peri-infarct ischemia"
Is peri-renal bile correct?
Subject: Is peri-renal bile correct?
Dictation sounds like: Upon entering the bile duct, peri-renal bile was drained.
s/l para nic eia
Subject: s/l para nic eia
Doc says she has a .... paranicia .... or swelling of the nail?
I think it makes sense if she is currently pregnant. Gravida 11 -- pregnant 11 times, then the 2-0-8-2 means she has had 2 live births/ 0 preterm births / 8 miscarriages / 2 living children.
All CP issues aside, I have always been told to not take it upon ourselves to abbreviate unless the dictator abbreviates. I wouldn't "zing" someone for it, but would probably correct it and put a comment.
para aught (zero)?
Subject: para aught (zero)?
Subject: gravida para
Dictated as "G3 P2 100." Not sure how to transcribe it properly. TIA.
G4, P1-1-1-3. Gravida 4, para 1....as below....
Subject: G4, P1-1-1-3. Gravida 4, para 1....as below....
Med - s/l para-dox-zone
Subject: Med - s/l para-dox-zone
gravida 3, para 0-2-1
Subject: gravida 3, para 0-2-1
Usually the para is a single number or set of 4. If there's a 4th number just add another hyphen.
para SI joint
Subject: para SI joint
How would that be written out please?
para is correct...........
Subject: para is correct...........
Your search - paritesticular hydrocele - did not match any documents.
[Hydrocele as the first manifestation of paratesti...[Arch Esp ... We report a case of paratesticular rhabdomyosarcoma that presented as a hydrocele
help on gravida-para
Subject: help on gravida-para
I'm still a student, and I've been presented with the phrase "gravida 5, para 4-1-1-3, and asked if it "refers to 5 pregnancies resulting in 4 full-term deliveries plus 1 premature birth plus 1 abortion/miscarriage with 3 living children".
My belief is that 4 full-term, 1 premie, and 1 miscarriage should add up to gravida 6, making the above formula invalid. Is that an accurate assessment, or am I missing something?
help on gravida-para
Subject: help on gravida-para
G 5 P 4-1-1-3 actually means that this female was pregnant 5 times, gave 4 living births (not full-term), one of these 4 was a preterm baby, she had one abortion or still birth, and she has 3 living children.
I hope that I was of any help.
med help..Xeloda and s/l para-fo-seen
Subject: med help..Xeloda and s/l para-fo-seen
This is for metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the anal canal.
gravid 9, para 3, AB 5
Subject: gravid 9, para 3, AB 5
I have never heard the 'AB' before. Thanks
Do you type this as:
G2, P2-0-02, or
G 2 P 2-0-0-2?
I put a space in between the G/number and P/number. Am I doing this wrong? If we were typing out the words, we'd be typing gravida 2, para 2. Thoughts?
Subject: para Tenon's
how do you type this please? Tx