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a

Without

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Ac

Before meals

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Acute

Short term

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ADL

Activities of daily living

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Afebrile

Without a fever

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Algia

Pain & suffering

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Arteri/o

Artery

8

Arthr/o

Joint

9

ASA

Aspirin

10

Atrophy

Wasting away/without nourishment

11

Audi/o

Hearing

12

Bid

Twice a day

13

Blephar/o

Eyelid

14

BM

Bowel movement

15

BP

Blood pressure

16

Brady

Slow

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c with a line over it

With

18

C/O

Complains of

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Carcin/o

Cancer

20

Cardi/o

Heart

21

CBC

Complete blood count

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cc

Cubic centimeter

23

Cephal/o

Head

24

Chole/o

Gallbladder

25

Chronic

Long term

26

Cl

Chloride

27

CO2

Carbon dioxide

28

Col/o

Colon

29

Contra

Against

30

COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

31

Cost/o

Ribs

32

CPR

Cardio pulmonary resuscitation

33

Crani/o

Skull

34

CVA

Cerebrovascular accident (stroke)

35

Cyan

Blue

36

Cyst/o

Bladder

37

Cyte

Cell

38

Dermat/o

Skin

39

Dipl/o

Double

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DNR

Do not resuscitate

41

DOA

Dead on arrival

42

DOB

Date of birth

43

Dx

Diagnosis

44

Dynia

Pain

45

Dys

Painful

46

Ectomy

Surgical removal of

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EEG

Electroencephalogram-graph

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EKG/ECG

Electrocardiogram/ electrocardiograph

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Emesis

Vomiting

50

Emia

Blood

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Encephal/o

Brain

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Enter/o

Small intestine

53

Epistaxis

Nosebleed

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ER/ED

Emergency room/ emergency department

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Erythr/o

Red

56

Febrile

Fever

57

FUO

Fever unknown origin

58

Fx

Fracture

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Gastr/o

Stomach