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ABGS

Blood gasses

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AD

Right ear

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ADH

Anti diuretic hormone

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AIDS

Acquired immuno deficiency syndrome

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AS

Aortic stenosis

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Bid

2 times a day

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BM

Bowel movement

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BP

Blood pressure

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BPH

Benign prostatic hypertrophy

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BSE

Breast self exam

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BUN

Blood urea nitrogen

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Bx

Biopsy

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CABG

Coronary bypass graph

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CAT

Computerized axial tomography

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CHF

Congestive heart failure

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COPD

Chronic obstruction

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CPAP

Continuous persistent atmospheric pressure

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CPR

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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CSF

Cerebrospinal fluid

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CT

Computerized tomography

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CT SCAN

Computerized tomography

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CTS

Carpel tunnel syndrome

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CVA

Cerebral vascular accident

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CXR

Chest xray

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d&c

Dilation and curettage procedure

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DEA

Drug enforcement administration

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DOB

Date of birth

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DPT

Diphtheria, pertusa, tetnis

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ECG

Electrocardiograph

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EDC

Expected due of continent

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EEG

Electroencephalo gram

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EKG

Electrocardiogram

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ENT

Ear, nose, throat

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FBS

Fasting blood sugar

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FDA

Food and drug administration

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FSH

Follicle stimulating hormone

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Fx

Fracture

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GERD

Gastroesophogeal reflux disease

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GI

Gastrointestinal

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Gtts

Drops per minute

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Ha

Headache

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HCG

Human coreonic gonotropin

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HDL

High density lipoprotein

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HIV

Human immunodeficiency disease

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ICU

Where very ill patients are kept

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IDDM

Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus

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IUD

Intrauterine device

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IV

Intravenous

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LDL

Low density lipoprotein

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LFT

Liver function test

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LMP

Last menstral period

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LP

Lumbar puncture

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MI

Myocardial infraction

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MMR

Measles, mumps, rubella

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MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging

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MS

Mitral stenosis

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NPO

Nothing by mouth

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NSAID

Non narcotic , non steroidal , anti inflammatory analgesic

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OBGYN

Obstetrics , gynecology, obstruction gynecology

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OCP

Oral contraceptive pill

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OD

Right eye

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OS

Left eye

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OTC

Over the counter

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Ou

Each eye

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PAP

Papanicolaoul smear

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PC

After meals

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PCP

Pneumocystis cavinii pneumonia

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PDR

Physicians desk reference

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PFT

Pulmonary function test

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pH

Degree of alkalinity and acidity

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PID

Pelvic immflamatory disease

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PMS

Pre menstral syndrome

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PRN

Per needed

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PSA

prostate specific antigen

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PVC

Premature ventricular contraction

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QHS

Every night f sleep

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QID

4 times a night

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QOD

Every other day

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ROM

Range of motion

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SAD

Seasonal affective disorder

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SOB

Shortness of breath

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STAT

Quick care

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STI

Sexually transmitted infection

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Sz

Seizer

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TIA

Transit ischemia attacks

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TID

Three times a day

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TMJ

Temporomandibular joint

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TPN

Total parenteral nutrition

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TPR

Temperature, pulse, respiration

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TURP

Trans urethral resection of the prostate

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Tx

Treatment

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UA

Urinalysis

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UTI

Urinary track infection

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Ad lib

As much as needed

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Amylase

Enzyme that breaks down sugar

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Analgesics

To achieve analgesia

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Androgen

Andregeinc hormone

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Anesthesia

Blocking the pain

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Aphasia

Disorder to speak

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Atrophy

Loss of muscle tissue

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Azotemia

High level of nitrogen

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Bronchi

Airway to the respiratory tract

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Bronchoscopy

Examination of the respiratory tract

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BUN

Blood urea nitrogen

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Cerebellum

Region of the brain

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Common bile duct

Stomach tract

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Cyanosis

Bluish skin

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Dysphagia

Difficult to swallow

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Ectopic

Ecysis

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Epididymis

Part of the male reproductive system

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Female gamate

Egg

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Female gonads

Ovary

112

Fimbrae

Opening of the Fallopian tubes

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Gastroscope

Examination of the stomach

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Ileus

Hypo motility in the stomach

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Ischemia

Blood supply in the tissue

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Male gamate

Sperm

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Male gonads

Testes

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Myalgia

Muscle pain

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Myelogram

Special dye that are instered into the patient before x ray

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Pericardium

Double wall sac

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Petechia

Red or purple spot on body

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Phimosis

Foreskin can't be retract

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Phlebitis

Inflammation of the superficial veins

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Prepuce

Foreskin

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Pyria

Pus in the urine

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Scapula

Shoulder blade

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Scrotum

Sac that contains testes

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Stool guaiac

Blood in the stool

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Vas deferens

Duct deferens

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Vasectomy

Surgical procedure for male sterilization

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Cerebral

Brain

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Hemptysis

Coughing up blood

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Hoarseness

Difficult to make sound

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Lacto

Milk

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Mamm

Breast

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Mast

Mastoid process

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Murmur

Pathological heart sounds

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Nosebleed

Minor colds

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Oopho

Ovary

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Ovari

Ovary

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Slow heart rate

Brachyondria

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Orcaitis

Inflammation of the testes

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Oyshonie

Voice impairment

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Vascteomy

Sterilization procedure

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Cryogenic

Surgery treating tissue with cold temperature

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Episiotomy

Incision of the perinum during childbirth

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Cul de sac

Area between the uterus and the rectum

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Osteomalacia

Softening of the bone

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Myonerual

Pertaining to the muscles and the nerves