Medical terms for the week:

Hirsutism  (HUR soo tiz um):  Abnormal and/or unwanted hairiness, especially in women.

n.p.o. abbreviation:  Nothing by mouth.

b.i.d. abbreviation:  two times a day or twice daily.

paresthesia (pair uhs THEE zia):  Feeling of prickling, burning, or numbness.

 

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