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AIDS

acquired immune deficiency syndrome

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basos

basophils (WBC)

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bili

bilirubin

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BMP

basic metabolic panel

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BP

blood pressure

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c

with

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CBC

complete blood count

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cc

cubic centimeter

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CCU

coronary care unity or critical care unit

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chemo

chemotherapy

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cm

centimeter

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CMP

comprehensive metabolic panel

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C&S

culture and sensitivity(microbiology testing)

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CNS

central nervous system

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C/O

complaint of

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CO2

carbon dioxide

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COH

carbohydrate

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CPR

cardiopulmonary resusciation

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crit

hematocrit

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C-section

cesarean section

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CSF

cerebro spinal fluid

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CT scan

computed axial tomography (x-ray in a cross sectional view)

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CVICU

cardiovascular intensive care unit

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D&C

dilation and curettage (widening of the cervix and scraping the lining of the uterus)

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diff

differential (count of numbers of the different white blood cells)

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DOB

date of birth

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DM

diabetes mellitus

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DNR

do not resusitate

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DVT

deep vein thrombosis

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Dx

diagnosis