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ALS

amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

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ANS

autonomic nervous system

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CNS

central nervous system

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CP

cerebral palsy

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CSF

cerebrospinal fluid

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CVA

cerebrovascular accident

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EEG

electroencephalography

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HD

Huntington disease

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ICP

intracranial pressure

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LP

lumbar puncture

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MS

multiple sclerosis

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PEG

pneumoencephalography

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PNS

peripheral nervous system

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PPS

post polio syndrome

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SNS

somatic nervous system

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TENS

transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation

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TIA

transient ischemic attack

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ECCE

extracapsular cataract extraction

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EOM

extraocular movement

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ICCE

intracapsular cataract extraction

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IOL

intraocular lens

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IOP

intraocular pressure

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LASIK

laser in situ keratomileusis

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OD

right eye (oculus dexter)

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OS

left eye (oculus sinister)

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OU

each eye (oculus uterque)

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PERRLA

pupils equal, round, reactive to light and accomodation

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PRK

photorefractive keratectomy

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REM

rapid eye movement

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RK

radial keratotomy

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VA

visual acuity

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VF

visual field

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AC

air conduction

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AD

right ear (auris dextra)

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AS

left ear (auris sinistra)

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AU

each ear (auris unitas)

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BC

bone conduction

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BOM

bilateral otitis media

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EENT

eyes, ears, nose, throat

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ENT

ears, nose, throat

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TM

tympanic membrane

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C & S

culture and sensitivity

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CMV

cytomegalovirus

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DNA

deoxyribonucleic acid

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EIA

enzyme immunoassay

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ELISA

enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay

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EM

erythema migrans

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FTA-ABS

fluorescent treponemal antibody absorption

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HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

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HPV

human papilloma virus

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HSV

herpes simplex virus

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MHA-TP

microhemagglutination treponemal pallidum

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MMR

measles, mumps, rubella

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PCR

polymerase chain reaction

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RPR

rapid plasma reagin

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STI

sexually transmitted infection

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TORCH

toxoplasmosis, rubella, cytomegalovirus, herpes virus

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VDRL

Venereal Disease Research Laboratory test