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lat

Lateral

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lb

Pound

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LTC

Long-term care

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LDH

Lactose dehydrogenase (Cardinal enzyme)

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LDL

Low density lipoprotein (unhealthy type of cholesterol)

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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, level of consciousness

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LP

Lumbar puncture

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LPN

Licensed practical 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, 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, ml

Milliliter (=cubic centimeter)

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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, mitral sclerosis, muscular-skeletal

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MT

Medical technologist

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N

Nitrogen

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N/A

Not applicable

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Na

Sodium

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NA

Nurse aid/assistant

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NB

New born

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N/C

No complaints

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neg

Negative, none

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Lap

Laparotomy