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AAL

anterior axillary line

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A&D

ascending & descending

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AE

above the elbow

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AK

above the knee

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ant.

anterior

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AP

anteroposterior

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A&P

anterior & posterior

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BE

below the elbow

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bilat

bilateral

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BK

below the knee

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ext

exterior, external

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ICS, IS

intercostal space

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inf

inferior

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int

interior, internal

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L

left

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LAD

left anterior descending

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LAO

left anterior oblique

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Lat, L

lateral

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LE

lower extremity

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LLE

left lower extremity

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LLL

left lower lobe (lung)

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LLQ

left lower quadrant

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LPO

left posterior oblique

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L&R

left & right

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L-R

left to right

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LRT

lower respiratory tract

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L&U

lower & upper

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LUE

left upper extremity

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LUL

left upper lobe (lung)

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LUQ

left upper quadrant

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MCL

midclavicular line

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ML

midline

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MSL

midsternal line

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PA, P-A

posteroanterior

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post.

posterior

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prox.

proximal

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R

right

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RAD

right anterior descending

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RAO

right anterior oblique

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R/L, R-L

right to left

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RLE

right lower extremity

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RLL

right lower lobe (lung)

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RLQ

right lower quadrant

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RML

right middle lobe (lung), right mediolateral

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RPO

right posterior oblique

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RUE

right upper extremity

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RUL

right upper lobe (lung)

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RUQ

right upper quadrant

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sup

superior

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U/L, U&L

upper & lower

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UE

upper extremity

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URT

upper respiratory tract