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AB, ab, Ab

Abortion

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abd

abdomen

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AC, ac

before meals

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ad lib

as desired

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Amb, amb

ambulatory, ambulance

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AR

apical rate

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ARMD

age related macular degeneration

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AROM

active range of motion

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ASA

aspirin

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ax

axilla, axillary

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BE

barium enema

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BID, bid

twice a day

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bil, bilat

bilateral

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BM

bowel movement

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BP

blood pressure

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BX, Bx

biopsy

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CA, Ca

cancer, carcinoma

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CAP, cap

capsule

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cath

catherization

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CBC

complete blood count

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CC

chief complaint

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cc

cubic centimeter

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CCU

cardiac care unit

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C/O, c/o

complaining of

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COLD

chronic obstructive lung disease

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COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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CPE

complete physical exam

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CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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CXR

chest x-ray

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CVA

cerebrovascular accident, cardiovascular accident