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A/G

albumin/globulin (ratio)

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Ba

barium

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BAC

blood alcohol concentration

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BE

barium enema

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BM

bowel movement

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BS

bowel sounds

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CEA

carcinoembryonic antigen

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CHO

carbohydrate

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chol

cholesterol

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CUC

chronic ulcerative colitis

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E. coli

Escherichia coli

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GB

gallbladder

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GERD

gastroesophageal reflux disease

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GI

gastrointestinal

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GTT

glucose tolerance test

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HAV

hepatitis A virus

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HBV

hepatitis B virus

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IBS

irritable bowel syndrome

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LES

lower esophageal sphincter

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NANBH

non-A non-B hepatitis virus

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NG

nasogastric

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NHsub4

ammonia

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N&V

nausea and vomiting

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O&P

ova and parasites

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PEG

percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy

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PUD

peptic ulcer disease

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RDA

recommended daily allowance

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TPN

total parenteral nutrition

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UGI

upper gastrointestinal

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