Monthly Archive: May 2016

May 16

Medical Monday: Serology

Serology is defined as follows: “(1) The science that deals with the properties and reactions of serums, especially blood serum. (2) The characteristics of a disease or organism shown by study of blood serums.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: serology= SER/RO*LG OPTION #2: serology= SER/OLG OPTION #3: serology= SA/RO*LG OPTION #4: serology= SERLG

May 16

Medical Monday: Dropsy

Dropsy is “the swelling of soft tissues due to the accumulation of excess water.” Dropsy is now commonly referred to by its more modern term, “edema.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: dropsy= DROPS/YI OPTION #2: dropsy= DROP/S*I OPTION #3: dropsy= DROP/SAO*E OPTION #4: dropsy= DROPS/S*I OPTION #5: dropsy= DROPS/SAO*E

May 11

Medical Briefs From House: Season 1, Episode 6

Socratic= SKARKT or SOE/KRA*KT or SA/KRA*KT method= MEF tongue= TOUNG disability= DABLT benefits= BEFS blood= BLAOD diagnosis= D-GS schizophrenia= SKITS/FREN/YA* medical= MEL signature= SIGT respiration= R-RPGS intubated= IN/TAOU/BA*ITD oxygenated= SHEN/NA*ITD pulmonary= PUL/NA*ER embolism= EM/BLIFM or EM/BL*IFM blood clot= BLAOKTS lungs= LUNGS oxygen= SHEN pain= PAIN vein= VAIN thrombosis= THROM/BO*EZ blood alcohol= BLOL schizophrenic= SKITS/FREN/*IK alcoholic= …

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May 11


“The successful warrior is the average man with laser-like focus.” –Bruce Lee Love, Speed & Accuracy, Elsie Villega

May 08

Dictionary Builder: Doyen

Doyen is defined as follows: “(1) The senior member of a body or group. (2) A person considered to be knowledgeable or uniquely skilled as a result of long experience in some field of endeavor. (3) The oldest example of a category.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: doyen= DOI/*EN OPTION #2: doyen= DOI/Y*EN

May 06

Friday Phrases

black and blue= BLAOB black and blue mark = BLAORK black and blue marks = BLAORKS financial statement= FNLT financial statements= FNLTS fire alarm= FLARM Food & Drug= FRUG Food & Drug Administration= FRUGD or TKPA/TKPA for a long time= FLONGT

May 05

Random Briefs

Caribbean= KRAOEB or KRAEB rational= RAL rationale= RA*L rationalization= RALGS rationalize= RALZ rationalized= RALDZ pathological= THOL receptive= REFPT reception= REFPGS or RAOEFPGS repetitive= RAOEFPT bulletproof= BUPLT or BLAOF

May 05

Case CATalyst: Auto Log On

You can use Case CAT without having to click on a user to get to your files. If you are the only person who uses your Case CATalyst system, this may be your preference. To eliminate this click, you would turn on your Auto Logo On function. To do so, do the following steps: 1) …

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May 05

Theory Thursday: Prefix Briefs Part 5

The following are briefs for prefixes: (Note: When d-defining, don’t forget to define the briefs with the format symbol for prefixes.) non= NAUN o= O or OE/DL-S ob= OB/DL-S off= AUF or AOF on= AON or= AUR osteo= OFT/YO*E or OEFT out= AOUT over= AUFR peri= PRI poly= POL/YI

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