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ABD

Abdomen

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a.c.

Before meals (Latin, ante cibum)

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ALP

Alkaline phosphatase

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ALT

Alanine aminotransferase

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AST

Aspartate aminotransferase

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BE

Barium enema

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BM

Bowel Movement

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BRBPR

Bright red blood per rectum

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BS

Bowel sounds

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CBD

Common bile duct

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EGD

Esophagogastroduodenoscopy

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ERCP

Endoscopic retrograde cholangopancreatography

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GERD

Gastroesoohageal reflux disease

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GI

Gastrointestinal

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HAV

Hepatitis A virus

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HBV

Hepatitis B virus

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HCI

Hydrochloric acid

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HCV

Hepatitis C Virus

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IBD

Inflammatory bowel disease

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IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome

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IVC

Intravenous cholangiography

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LES

Lower esophageal sphincter

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LFTs

Liver function tests

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LLQ

Left lower quadrant

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LUQ

Left upper quadrant

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N&V

Nausea and vomiting

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NG

Nasogastric

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NPO

Nothing by mouth (Latin, nil per os)

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OCG

Oral cholesystography

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O&P

Ova and parasites

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p.c.

After meals (Latin, post cibum)

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PEG

Percutaneous endoscopic gastronomy

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PEJ

Percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy

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PO

By mouth (Latin, per os)

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PTC

Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography

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PUD

Peptic ulcer disease

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RLQ

Right lower quadrant

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RUQ

Right upper quadrant

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UGI

Upper gastrointestinal