Abbreviations: A - L Flashcards

1
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A2 or A2

A

aortic valve closure

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2
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A

A

abnormal; adult; age; allergy; anaphylaxis; anesthesia; anterior; antibody; auscultation

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a

A

accommodation, acid

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4
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aa

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amino acid

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5
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AA

A

alopecia areata; asthma; asthmatic

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6
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AAA

A

abdominal aortic aneurysm

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AAL

A

anterior axillary line

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AAV

A

adeno-associated virus

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A&B

A

apnea and bradycardia

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A/B

A

acid-base ratio

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AB, Ab, ab

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abortion

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12
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AB, Abnl, abn

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abnormal

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13
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Ab

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antibody

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14
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ABC

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aspiration, biopsy, cytology

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Abd, abdo

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abdomen

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16
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ABE

A

acute bacterial endocarditis

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17
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ABG

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arterial blood gases

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ABP

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arterial blood pressure

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19
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ABR

A

auditory brainstem response

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20
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abx

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antibiotics

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21
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ac

A

acute

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22
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AC, ac

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anticoagulant; before meals; air conduction

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acc

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accident; accommodation

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24
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ACD

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absolute cardiac dullness; acid-citrate-dextrose; anterior chest diameter; area of cardiac disease

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ACE

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acute care of the elderly; aerobic chair exercises; angiotensin-converting enzyme

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ACG

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angiocardiogram; angiocardiography; apex cardiogram

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27
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ACH

A

adrenocortical hormone

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28
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ACL

A

anterior cruciate ligament

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29
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ACL

A

activities of daily living

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30
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ACLS

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advanced cardiac life support

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ACT

A

activated coagulation time; anticoagulant therapy

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ACTH

A

adrenocorticotropic hormone

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33
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ACU

A

acute care unit; ambulatory care unit

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34
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ACVD

A

acute cardiovascular disease

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35
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AD

A

admitting diagnosis; advanced directive; after discharge; Alzheimer’s disease; right ear

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36
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ADC

A

AIDS dementia complex

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37
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ADD

A

attention-deficit disorder

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38
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ADE

A

acute disseminated encephalitits; adverse drug event

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39
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ADH

A

adhesion; antidiuretic hormone

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40
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ADHD

A

attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder

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41
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ADL

A

activities of daily life; activities of daily living

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42
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ad lib

A

as desired

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adm

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admission

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ADR

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adverse drug reaction

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45
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ADS

A

antibody deficiency syndrome

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ADT

A

admission, dishcarge, transfer

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47
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AE, A/E

A

above elbow

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48
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AED

A

automated external defibrillator

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49
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AF

A

acid-fast; amniotic fluid; atrial flutter

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AF, A fib, A-fib

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atrial fibrillation

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51
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AFB

A

acid-fast bacilli

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52
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AFP

A

alpha-fetoprotein

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53
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AG, Ag

A

antigen

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54
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AH

A

abdominal hysterectomy

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55
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AHD

A

antihypertensive drug; arteriosclerotic heart disease; autoimmune hemolytic disease

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AI

A

accidentally incurred; aortic insufficiency; artificial insemination

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AIC, AICD

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automated implantable cardioverter-defibrillator

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AID

A

acute infectious disease; artificial insemination donor

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AIDS

A

acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

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60
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AIH

A

artificial insemination husband

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61
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AIHA

A

autoimmune hemolytic anemia

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62
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AJ, aj

A

ankle jerk

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63
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AK

A

above knee

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64
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AKA

A

above-knee amputation

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65
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alb

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albumin

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66
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ALD

A

aldosterone; assistive listening device

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67
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alk

A

alkaline

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68
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ALL

A

acute lymphoblastic leukemia; acute lymphocytic leukemia

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69
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ALND

A

axillary lymph node dissection

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70
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ALP

A

acute lupus pericarditis; alkaline phosphatase

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71
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ALS

A

advanced life support; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; antilymphocytic serum

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72
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ALT, alt

A

alternative; altitude

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73
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alt dieb

A

alternate days; every other day

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74
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alt hor

A

alternate hours

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75
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alt noct

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alternate nights

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76
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Am

A

amnion

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77
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AMA

A

advanced maternal age; against medical advice; American Medical Association

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78
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amb

A

ambulance; ambulatory

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79
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AMD

A

age-related macular degeneration

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80
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AMI

A

acute myocardial infarction

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81
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AML

A

acute myeloblastic leukemia; acute myelocytic leukemia; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

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82
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AMN

A

amniocentesis

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83
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amp

A

amplification; ampule; amputate

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AMS

A

altered mental status; automated multiphasic screening

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85
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amt

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amount

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86
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AN

A

aneurysm; anorexia nervosa

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ANA

A

antinuclear antibodies

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88
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ANAS

A

anastomosis

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anat

A

anatomy

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90
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anes, anesth

A

anesthesia; anesthetic

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91
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ANLL

A

acute nonlymphocytic leukemia

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92
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ANS

A

anterior nasal spine; autonomic nervous system

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ant, ANT

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anterior

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94
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ANUG

A

acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis

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AOD

A

arterial occlusive disease

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AODM

A

adult-onset diabetes mellitus

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AOM

A

acute otitis media

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A & P

A

anatomy and physiology; anterior and posterior; anterior-posterior; appendectomy; appendicitis

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APAP

A

acetaminophen

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100
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Aph

A

aphasia

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101
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APLD

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aspiration percutaneous lumbar diskectomy

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aPTT

A

activated partial thromboplastin time

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aq

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aqueous; water

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AR

A

abnormal record; achievement ratio; alarm reaction; artificial respiration

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105
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ARD

A

acute respiratory disease

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106
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ARDS

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acute respiratory distress syndrome; adult respiratory distress syndrome

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ARF

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acute renal failure; acute respiratory failure

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108
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ARI

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acute respiratory infection

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ARM

A

artificial rupture of membranes

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ART

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arthritis; assisted reproductive technology

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111
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AS

A

ankylosing spondylitis; aortic stenosis; astigmatism; left ear

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ASA

A

acetylsalicyclic acid (aspirin)

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ASAP

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ass soon as possilbe

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114
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ASCVD

A

arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease

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115
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ASD

A

artrial septal defect

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ASH

A

asymmetrical septal hypertrophy

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ASHD

A

arteriosclerotic heart disease

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118
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ASO

A

administrative services only; arteriosclerosis obliterans

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119
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ASS

A

anterior superior position

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AST

A

aphasia screening test; aspartate aminotransferase

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121
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As tol

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as tolerated

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122
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AT

A

achilles tendon

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ATP

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adenosine triphosphate

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atr

A

atrophy

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125
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AU

A

aures unitas; both ears

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126
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AUL

A

acute undifferentiated leukemia

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aus, ausc, auscul

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auscultation

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128
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A-V, AV

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aortic valve; artificial ventilation; arteriovenous; atrioventricular

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AVM

A

arteriovenous malfunction

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AVN

A

atrioventricular node

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AVR

A

aortic valve replacement

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A & W

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alive and well

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ax, Ax

A

axilla; axillary

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134
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AZT

A

Aschheim-Zondek test

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B

A

bruit

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B/A

A

backache

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137
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BA

A

bronchial asthma

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Ba

A

barium

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BAC

A

blood alcohol concentration

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140
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BACT, Bact, bact

A

bacteria; bacterium

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141
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BaE

A

barium enema

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142
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BAO

A

basal acid output

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bas

A

basophils

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BBB

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blood-brain barrier; bundle branch block

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145
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BBT

A

basal body temperature

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146
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BC

A

bone conduction

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BCC

A

basal cell carcinoma

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BD

A

bronchodilator

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BDT

A

bone density testing

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150
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BE

A

barium enema; below elbow

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151
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BEAM

A

brain electrical activity map

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BED

A

binge eating disorder

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BFP

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biologic false positive

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bid, b.i.d.

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bis in die; twice a day

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BID

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brought in dead

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BIL, Bil, bili

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bilirubin

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bil

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bilateral

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BIN, bin

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twice a night

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BK

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below knee

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BKA

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below-knee amputation

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Bld

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blood

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BM

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bone marrow; bowel movement

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BMB

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bone marrow biopsy

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BMD

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Becker’s muscular dystrophy; bone mineral density

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BMI

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body mass index

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BMR

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basal metabolic rate

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BMT

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barium meal test; bone marrow transplant

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BNO

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bladder neck obstruction

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BNR

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bladder neck resection

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BOM

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bilateral otitis media

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BP

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Bell’s palsy; bedpan; bathroom privileges; blood pressure

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BPD

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borderline personality disorder

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BPH

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benign prostatic hyperplasia; benign prostatic hypertrophy

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BPM, bpm

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beats per minute, breaths per minute

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BP&P

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blood pressure and pulse

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BPPV

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benign paroxysmal positional vertigo

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Br

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bed rest, chronic bronchitis

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BRBPR

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bright red blood per rectum

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BRO, Bronch

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bronchoscope; bronchoscopy

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BRP

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bathroom privileges

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BS

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bloog sugar; bowel sounds; breath sounds

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BSE

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breast self-examination

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BSO

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bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy

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BT

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bleeding time

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BUN

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blood urea nitrogen

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BV

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bacterial vaginosis; blood volume

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Bx, bx

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biopsy

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C1 through C7

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cervical vertebrae

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C

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centigrade; Celsius; cholesterol; convergence; cyanosis

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C.

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chlamydia

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c

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centimeter

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c (line above)

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with

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Ca

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calcium

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CA, Ca

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cancer; cardiac arrest; carcinoma; chronological age

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CAB

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coronary artery bypass

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CABG

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coronary artery bypass graft

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CAD

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computer-assisted diagnosis; coronary artery disease

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CAL

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calcitonin

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cal

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calorie

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CAM

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complementary and alternative medicine

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cap, caps

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capsule

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CAPD

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continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis

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card cath

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cardiac catheterization

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Cat

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cataract

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cath

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catheter, catheterization; catheterize

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caut

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cauterization

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CAVH

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continuous arteriovenous hemofiltration

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CBC, cbc

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complete blood count

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CBF

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capillary blood flow; coronary blood flow

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CBI

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continuous bladder irrigation

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CBR

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complete bed rest

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CBS

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chronic brain syndrome

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CC

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chief complain; colony count; cardiac cycle; cardiac cauterization; cardiac catheterization; creatinine clearance

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cc

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cubic centimeter (1/1,000 liter)

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CCA

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circumflex coronary artery

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CCCR

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closed chest cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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CCE

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cholecystectomy

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CCPD

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continuous cycle peritoneal dialysis

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CCr

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creatinine clearance

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CCT

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computerized cranial tomography

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CCU

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coronary care unit

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CD

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communicable disease; contact dermatitis; Crohn’s disease

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CDC

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calculated date (day) of confinement; Centers for Disease control and Prevention

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CDE

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common duct exploration

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CDH

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congenital dislocation of the hip

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CEA

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carotid endartectomy

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CEPH

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cephalic

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CF

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complete fixation; counting fingers; cystic fibrosis

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CFS

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chronic fatigue syndrome

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CGL

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chronic granulomatous leukemia

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C gl

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with correction; with glasses

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CH

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chromosome

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CHB

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complete heart block

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CHD

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congenital heart defects; coronary heart disease

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CHF

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congestive heart failure

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CHO

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carbohydrate

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chol

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cholesterol

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chole

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cholecystectomy

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chr

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chromosome, chronic

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CI

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conjunctivitis; coronary insufficiency

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cib

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food

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CID

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cytomegalic inclusion disease

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CIR, CIRR

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cirrhosis

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CIRC, circum

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circumcision

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CIS

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carcinoma insitu

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CIT

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convenntional insulin treatment

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CK

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creatine kinase

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ck

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check

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CKD

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chronic kidney disease

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CL, cl

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clinic, chloride

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CL

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cholelithiasis; chronic leukemia; cirrhosis of the liver; cleft lip; corpus luteum

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CLD

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chronic liver disease

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CLL

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chronic lymphocytic leukemia

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cl liq

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clear liquid

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cm

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centimeter (1/100 meter)

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cm3

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cubic centimeter

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CME

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cystoid macular edema

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CMG

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cystometrogram

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CML

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chronic myelocytic leukemia

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CMM

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cutaneous malignant melanoma

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CMV

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controlled mechanical ventilation; cytomegalovirus

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CNS

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central nervous system; cutaneous nerve stimulation

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C/O, c/o

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complains of

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CO

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carbon monoxide; coronary occlusion; coronary output

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CO2

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carbon dioxide

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COD

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cause of death

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COH

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carbohydrate

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COL

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colonscopy

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COLD

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chronic obstructive lung disease

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comp

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compound

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cond

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condition

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contra

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against

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COPD

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chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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CP

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cardiopulmonary; cerebral palsy

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CPA

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carotid phonoangiograph

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CPAP

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continuous positive airway pressure

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CPC

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clinicopathologic conference

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CPD

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cephalopelvic disproportion

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CPE

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cardio-pulmonary edema

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CPK

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creatine phosphokinase

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CPN

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chronic pyelonephritis

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CPPB

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continuous positive-pressure breathing

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CPR

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cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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CPS

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cycles per second

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CR

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closed reduction; complete response; conditioned reflex

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CRC

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colorectal carcinoma

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CRD

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chronic respiratory disease

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creat

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creatinine

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CRF

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chronic renal failure

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CRP

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C-reactive protein

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CRPS

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complex regional pain syndrome

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CRYO

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cryosurgery

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C & S

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culture and sensitivity

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CS

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central supply; complete stroke; conditioned stimulus; Cushing’s syndrome; cesarean section

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CSAP

A

cryosurgical ablation of the prostate

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CSB

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Cheyne-stokes breathing

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C-section

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cesarean section

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CSF

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cerebrospinal fluid

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CSO

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craniostenosis

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CSR

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central supply room; Cheyne-stokes respiration

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CT

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computerized tomography

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CTCL

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cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

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CTD

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cumulative trauma disorders

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CTR

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carpal tunnel release

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CTS

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carpal tunnel syndrome

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Q

cu

A

cubic

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307
Q

CUG

A

chronic ulcerative colitis

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308
Q

CUG

A

cystourethrogram

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309
Q

CV

A

cardiovascular

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310
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CVA

A

cardiovascular accident; cerebrovascular accident

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311
Q

CVD

A

cardiovascular disease

312
Q

CVI

A

chronic venous insuffiency

313
Q

CVP

A

central venous pressure; Cytoxan, vincristine, prednisone

314
Q

CVS

A

chorionic villus sampling

315
Q

CWP

A

childbirth without pain; coal worker’s pneumoconiosis

316
Q

Cx

A

cervix

317
Q

CX, CXR

A

chest x-ray film

318
Q

cysto

A

cystoscopic examination; cystoscopy

319
Q

cyt

A

cytology; cytoplasm

320
Q

D

A

diopter; dorsal

321
Q

d

A

day

322
Q

DAT

A

diet as tolerated

323
Q

db, dB

A

decibel

324
Q

D & C

A

dilation and curettage

325
Q

D/C, d/c, dc

A

diarrhea/constipation, discharge, discontinue

326
Q

DCC

A

direct-current cardioversion

327
Q

DCIS

A

ductal carcinoma in situ

328
Q

DCR

A

direct cortical response

329
Q

D/D, DD, DDx, Ddx

A

differential diagnosis

330
Q

D & E

A

dilation and evacuation

331
Q

debr

A

debridement

332
Q

Dg, dg

A

diagnosis

333
Q

del

A

delivery

334
Q

DES

A

diethylstilbestrol

335
Q

DEXA

A

dual energy x-ray absorptiometry

336
Q

DF

A

dorsiflexion

337
Q

DG, dg

A

diagnosis

338
Q

DGE

A

delayed gastric emptying

339
Q

DHFS

A

dengue hemorrhagic fever shockk

340
Q

DI

A

diabetes insipidus

341
Q

Diag, diag

A

diagnosis

342
Q

DIC

A

diffuse intravascular coagulation

343
Q

diff

A

differential diagnosis

344
Q

diopt, Dptr

A

diopter

345
Q

DIP

A

distal interphalangeal

346
Q

diph

A

diphtheria

347
Q

disch

A

discharge

348
Q

DJD

A

degenerative joint disease

349
Q

DKA

A

diabetic ketoacidosis

350
Q

DL

A

danger list

351
Q

DLE

A

discoid lupus erythematosus

352
Q

DM

A

dermatomyositis; diabetes mellitus; diastolic murmur

353
Q

DMD

A

Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy

354
Q

DNA

A

deoxyribonucleic acid

355
Q

DNR

A

do not resuscitate

356
Q

DNS

A

deviated nasal septum

357
Q

DOA

A

dead on arrival

358
Q

DOB

A

date of birth

359
Q

DOC

A

date of conception

360
Q

DOE

A

dyspnea on exertion

361
Q

DOMS

A

delayed-onset muscle soreness

362
Q

DOT

A

directly observed therapy

363
Q

DPT

A

diphtheria-pertussis-tentanus

364
Q

DQ

A

developmental quotient

365
Q

DR

A

diabetic retinopathy; digital radiography; doctor

366
Q

dr

A

dram; dressing

367
Q

DRD

A

developmental reading disorder

368
Q

DRE

A

digital rectal examination

369
Q

DRG

A

diagnosis-related group

370
Q

DRP

A

diabetic retinopathy

371
Q

D/S

A

dextrose in saline

372
Q

DS

A

down syndrome

373
Q

DSA

A

digital subtraction angiography

374
Q

DSD

A

dry sterile dressing

375
Q

dsg

A

dressing

376
Q

DT

A

diphtheria and tetanus toxoids

377
Q

DT, DT’s, DTs

A

delirium tremens

378
Q

DTP

A

diphtheria, tetanus toxoids, and pertussis vaccine

379
Q

DTR

A

deep tendon reflex

380
Q

du

A

decubitus ulcer

381
Q

DUB

A

dysfunctional uterine bleeding

382
Q

DVA

A

distance visual acuity

383
Q

DVI

A

digital vascular acuity

384
Q

DVI

A

digital vascular imaging

385
Q

DVT

A

deep vein thrombosis

386
Q

D/W

A

dextrose in water

387
Q

DX, Dx

A

diagnosis

388
Q

DXA

A

dual x-ray absorptiometry

389
Q

E

A

encephalitis; enema; etiology

390
Q

e

A

epinephrine; estrogen

391
Q

EBL

A

estimated blood loss

392
Q

EBP

A

epidural blood patch

393
Q

EBV

A

Epstein-Barr virus

394
Q

ECC

A

endocervical curettage; extracorporeal circulation

395
Q

ECCE

A

extracapsular cataract extraction

396
Q

ECG

A

electrocardiogram; electrocardiography

397
Q

ECO

A

echocardiogram; echocardiography

398
Q

E coli

A

Escherirchia coli

399
Q

ECT

A

electroconvulsive therapy

400
Q

Ecz, Ez

A

eczema

401
Q

ED

A

effective dose; emergency department; epidural; erythema dose; erectile dysfunction

402
Q

EDA

A

epidural anesthesia

403
Q

EDC

A

estimated date (day) of confinement

404
Q

EDD

A

end-diastolic dimension

405
Q

EDS

A

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

406
Q

EDV

A

end-diastolic volume

407
Q

EECG

A

electroencephalography

408
Q

EEE

A

Eastern equine encephalomyelitis

409
Q

EEG

A

electroencephalogram; electroencephalography

410
Q

EENT

A

eye, ear, nose, and throat

411
Q

EFM

A

electronic fetal monitor

412
Q

EGD

A

esophagogastroduodenoscopy

413
Q

EIA

A

enzyme immunoassay

414
Q

EIB

A

exercise-induced bronchospasm

415
Q

Ej

A

elbow jerk

416
Q

EKG

A

electrocardiogram; electrocardiography

417
Q

ELISA

A

enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay

418
Q

elix

A

elixer

419
Q

EM

A

electron microscope; emmetropia, erythema multiforme

420
Q

emb

A

embolism

421
Q

EMG

A

electromyogram; electromyography

422
Q

EMP

A

ephysema

423
Q

EMR

A

educable mentally retarded; electronic medical record; eye movement record

424
Q

EMS

A

early morning specimen; electromagnetic spectrum

425
Q

En, endo

A

endoscpy

426
Q

Endo

A

endometriosis

427
Q

ENG

A

electronystagmography

428
Q

ENT

A

ear, nose, and throat

429
Q

EOG

A

electro-oculogram

430
Q

EOM

A

extraocular muscles; extraocular movement

431
Q

EOS

A

eosinophils

432
Q

EP

A

ectopic pregnancy; evoked potential

433
Q

EPF

A

early pregnancy factor; exophthalmos-producing factor

434
Q

Epi, EPI

A

epinephrine

435
Q

epi, epil

A

epilepsy

436
Q

epid

A

epidemic

437
Q

epis

A

episiotomy

438
Q

EPO

A

erythropoietin

439
Q

EPR

A

electron paramagnetic resonance; emergency physical restraint

440
Q

EPS

A

extrapyramidal symptoms; exophthalmos-producing substance

441
Q

ER

A

emergency room; epigastric region

442
Q

ERCP

A

endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography

443
Q

ERPF

A

effective renal plasma flow

444
Q

ERT

A

estrogen replacement therapy; external radiation therapy

445
Q

ERV

A

expiratory reserve volume

446
Q

ESD

A

end-systolic volume

447
Q

ESPF

A

end-stage pulmonary fibrosis

448
Q

ESR

A

erythrocyte sedimentation rate

449
Q

EST

A

electric shock therapy

450
Q

ESRD

A

end-stage renal diease

451
Q

ESWL

A

extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy

452
Q

ESV

A

end-systolic volume

453
Q

ET

A

embryo transfer; enterically transmitted; esotropia; eustachian tube

454
Q

et

A

and

455
Q

ETF

A

eustachian tube function

456
Q

ETT

A

endotracheal intubation; exercise tolerance test

457
Q

EU

A

Ehrlich units; emergency unit; etiology unknown

458
Q

EV

A

esophageal varices

459
Q

EWB

A

estrogen withdrawal bleeding

460
Q

ex

A

excision; exercsie

461
Q

exam

A

examination

462
Q

exp

A

expiration

463
Q

ext

A

extraction; external

464
Q

Ez, Ecz

A

eczema

465
Q

F

A

fahrenheit

466
Q

FA, FAG

A

fluorescein angiography; fluorescent antibody; fructosamine test

467
Q

FAS

A

fetal alcohol syndrom

468
Q

FB

A

foreign body

469
Q

FBS

A

fasting blood sugar

470
Q

FCD

A

fibrocystic disease

471
Q

FDP

A

fibrin-fibringogen degradation products

472
Q

FECG

A

fetal electrocardiogram

473
Q

FEF

A

forced expiratory flow

474
Q

FESS

A

functional endoscopic sinus surgery

475
Q

fet

A

fetus

476
Q

FEV

A

forced expiratory volume

477
Q

FFA

A

free fatty acids

478
Q

FH

A

family history

479
Q

FHR

A

fetal heart rate

480
Q

FHS

A

fetal heart sounds

481
Q

FHT

A

fetal heart tones

482
Q

FIA

A

fluroscent immunoassay; fluoroimmunoassay

483
Q

Fluor

A

fluoroscopy

484
Q

FME

A

full mouth extractions

485
Q

fMRI

A

functional magnetic resonance imaging

486
Q

FMS

A

fibromyalgia

487
Q

FNA

A

fine-needle aspiration

488
Q

FOBT

A

fecal occult blood test

489
Q

FPG

A

fasting plasma glucose

490
Q

fr

A

French (catheter size)

491
Q

FRC

A

functional residual capacity

492
Q

FROM

A

full range of motion

493
Q

FS

A

frozen section, fluoroscopy

494
Q

FSH

A

follicle-stimulating hormone

495
Q

FSP

A

fibrin-fibrinogen split products

496
Q

FSS

A

functional endoscopic sinus surgery

497
Q

FT

A

family therapy

498
Q

FTND

A

full term normal delivery

499
Q

FTT

A

failure to thrive

500
Q

FU, F/U

A

folow-up; follow up

501
Q

FUO

A

fever of unknown origin

502
Q

Fx

A

fracture

503
Q

G

A

gingiva; glaucoma; glycogen

504
Q

g

A

gram (seem also gm)

505
Q

G, grav

A

gravida (used to indicate the number of times a woman has been pregnant); pregnancy

506
Q

GA

A

gastric analysis; general anesthesia

507
Q

ga

A

gallium

508
Q

GAD

A

generalized anxiety disorder

509
Q

GB

A

gallbladder

510
Q

GBM

A

glomerula basement membrane

511
Q

GBS

A

gallbladder series; Gullain-Barre syndrome

512
Q

G-C’s

A

glucocorticoids

513
Q

Gc

A

gonorrhea

514
Q

GCG

A

glucagon

515
Q

G&D

A

growth and development

516
Q

GD

A

Graves’s disease

517
Q

GDM

A

gestational diabetes mellitus

518
Q

GE

A

gastroenteritis

519
Q

GER

A

gastroesophageal reflux

520
Q

GERD

A

gastroesophageal reflux disease

521
Q

GFR

A

glomerula filtration rate

522
Q

GG

A

gamma globulin

523
Q

GGT

A

gamma-glutamyl transferase

524
Q

GH

A

growth hormone

525
Q

GHb

A

glycohemoglobin

526
Q

GI

A

gastrointestinal

527
Q

GIFT

A

gamete intrafallopian transfer

528
Q

GIT

A

gastrointestinal tract

529
Q

glau, glc

A

glaucoma

530
Q

GLTT

A

glucose tollerance test

531
Q

gm

A

gram

532
Q

GN

A

glomerulonephritis

533
Q

GP

A

general practice

534
Q

gr

A

grain

535
Q

grav 1

A

pregnancy 1; primigravida

536
Q

GS

A

general surgery

537
Q

GSW

A

gunshot wound

538
Q

GT

A

glucose tolerance

539
Q

GTT

A

glucose tolerance test

540
Q

gtt

A

drops

541
Q

GU

A

genitourinary

542
Q

GVHD

A

graft-versus host disease

543
Q

GxT

A

graded exercise test

544
Q

GYN, Gyn

A

gynecology

545
Q

H

A

hydrogen; hypodermic; hyperopia

546
Q

h, hr

A

hour

547
Q

H & H

A

hemoglobin and hematocrit

548
Q

H & L

A

heart and lungs

549
Q

H & P

A

history and physical

550
Q

HA

A

hemolytic anemia; histamine

551
Q

HAA

A

hepatitis-associated antigen; hepatitis Australia antigen

552
Q

halluc

A

hallucination

553
Q

HASHD

A

hypertensive arteriosclerotic heart disease

554
Q

HAV

A

hepatitis A virus

555
Q

HB

A

heart block; hemoglobin; hepatitis B; His bundle

556
Q

Hb

A

hemoglobin

557
Q

HBE

A

His bundle electrocardiogram

558
Q

HbF

A

fetal hemoglobin

559
Q

HBGM

A

home blood glucose monitoring

560
Q

HBOT

A

hyperbaric oxygen therapy

561
Q

HBP

A

high blood pressure

562
Q

HbS

A

sickle cell hemoglobin

563
Q

HBV

A

hepatitis B virus

564
Q

HCD

A

heavy-chain disease

565
Q

HCG

A

human chorionic gonadotropin

566
Q

HCI

A

hydrochloric acid

567
Q

HCL

A

hairy cell leukemia

568
Q

HCT, Hct, hct

A

hematocrit

569
Q

HCV

A

hepatitis C virus

570
Q

HCVD

A

hypertensive cardiovascular disease

571
Q

HD

A

hearing distance; heart disease; hemodialysis; hip disarticulation; Hodgkin’s disease; Huntington’s disease

572
Q

HDL

A

high-density lipoproteins

573
Q

HDN

A

hemolytic disease of the newborn

574
Q

HDS

A

herniated disk syndrome

575
Q

HE

A

hereditary elliptocytosis; hyperextension

576
Q

He

A

helium; hemorrhage

577
Q

HEENT

A

head, eyes, ears, nose, throat

578
Q

HEM

A

hematuria

579
Q

HEM, hemo

A

hemophilia; hemodialysis

580
Q

hemat

A

hematocrit

581
Q

hemi

A

hemiplegia

582
Q

HF

A

heart failure

583
Q

HG

A

hypoglycemia

584 </