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C1, C2, etc.....

First cervical vertebra, second cervical vertebra, etc....
(Total of 7)

2

CNS

Central nervous system

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CSF

Cerebrospinal fluid

4

CVA

Cerebrovascular accident; costovertebral angle

5

CVD

Cerebrovascular disease

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EEG

Electroencephalogram; electroencephalography

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L1, L2, etc....

First lumbar vertebra, second lumbar vertebra, etc.....
(Total of 5)

8

LP

Lumbar puncture

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MS

Multiple sclerosis; mitral stenosis; musculoskeletal; mental status; magnesium sulfate

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PNS

Peripheral nervous system

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S1, S2, etc....

First sacral vertebra, second sacral vertebra, etc...
(Total of 5, often fused)

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T1, T2, etc....

First thoracic vertebra, second thoracic vertebra, etc....
(Total of 12)

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TIA

Transient ischemic attack

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TN

Trigeminal neuralgia

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ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

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