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H202

hydrogen peroxide

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H, (h), or hypo

hypodermic injection

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HA

hearing aid or headache

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HBV

hepatitis B virus

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HCl

hydrochloric acid

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hct

hematocrit

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HDL

high density lipoproteins

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Hg

mercury

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Hgb or Hb

hemoglobin

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HHA

home health assistant/aide

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HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

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HMO

health maintenance organization

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HOB

head of bed

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HOH

hard of hearing

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HOSA

Health Occupations Students of America

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Hr, hr, H, or h

hour, hours

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HS

hour of sleep

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Ht

height

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Hx or hx

history

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hypo

hypodermic injection or under

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Hyst

hysterectomy

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I&D

incision and drainage

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I&O

intake and output

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ICD

international classification of disease

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ICU

intensive care unit

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IH

infectious hepatitis

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IM

intramuscular

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in

inch

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inf

infusion, inferior, or infection

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ing

inguinal

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inj

injection

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int

internal, interior

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IPPB

intermittent positive pressure breathing

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irr or irrig

irrigation

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Isol or isol

isolation

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IUD

intrauterine device

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IV

intravenous

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IVT

intravenous pyelogram

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jt

joint

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K

potassium

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KCl

potassium chlorida

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Kg or kg

kilogram

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KUB

kidney, ureter, bladder X-ray

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L

lumbar

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L&D

labor and delivery

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L&W

living and well

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(L), lt, or lft

left

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L or l

liter (1000 cc)

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Lab

laboratory

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Lap

laparotomy

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lat

lateral

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lb

pound

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LDH

lactose dehydrogenase

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LDL

low density lipoprotein

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lg

large

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liq

liquid

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LLQ

left lower quadrant

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LMP

last menstrual period

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LOC

laxative of choice or level of consciousness

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LP

lumbar puncture

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LPN

licensed practice nurse

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LS

lumbar sacral

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LUQ

left upper quadrant

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LVN

licensed vocational nurse

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m

minim

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MA

medical assistant

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Mat

maternity

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mcg

microgram

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MD

medical doctor, muscular dystrophy, or myocardial disease

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Med

medical, medicine

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mEq

milliequivalent

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mg

milligram

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Mg

magnesium

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MI

myocardial infarction (heart attack)

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min

minute

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mL or ml

milliliter

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MLT

medical laboratory technician

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mm

millimeter

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MN

midnight

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mod

moderate

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MOM

milk of magnesia

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MRI

magnetic resonance imaging

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MS

multiple sclerosis or mitral stenosis

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MT

medical technologist

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N

nitrogen

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Na

sodium

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NA

nurse aide or assistant

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NaCl

sodium chloride (salt)