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less than

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>

greater than

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up arrow

increase

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down arrow

decrease

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abn

abnormal

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abd

abdomen

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AP

anteroposterior (x-ray)

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CXR

chest x-ray

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L, LT

left

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LAT

lateral

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LLQ

left lower quadrant

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LUQ

left upper quadrant

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PA

posteroanterior (x-ray)

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R, RT

right

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RLQ

right lower quadrant

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RUQ

right upper quadrant

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trans

transverse

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HPI

history of present illness

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postop

postoperative

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preop

preoperative

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prep

prepare for

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Gm, gm

gram

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mg

milligram

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>

greater than

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up arrow

increase

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down arrow

decrease

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abn

abnormal

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abd

abdomen

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AP

anteroposterior (x-ray)

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CXR

chest x-ray

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L, LT

left

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LAT

lateral

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LLQ

left lower quadrant

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LUQ

left upper quadrant

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PA

posteroanterior (x-ray)

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R, RT

right

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RLQ

right lower quadrant

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RUQ

right upper quadrant

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trans

transverse

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HPI

history of present illness

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postop

postoperative

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preop

preoperative

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prep

prepare for

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Gm, gm

gram

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mg

milligram

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midsagittal plane

divides the body into equal left and right halves

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sagittal plane

divides the body into unequal left and right halves

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coronal plane

divides the body into front and back portions

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coron/o

head or crown

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transverse

sometimes referred to as the horizontal plane
divides the body into upper and lower portions

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deep

situated far below the surface

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superficial

situated near the surface

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ventr/o

front or belly side

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anter/o

front or before

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-ior

pertaining to

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dors/o

back side

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poster/o

back or after

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superior

uppermost, above, or toward the head

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cephal/o

head

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-ic

pertaining to

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inferior

lowermost, below, or toward the feet

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caud/o

tail or lower part of the body

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proximal

nearest the midline or beginning of a body structure

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distal

farthest from the midline or beginning of a body structure

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lateral

the direction toward the side, away from the midline

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medial

the direction toward or nearer the midline

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bilateral

pertaining to two sides

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bi

two

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unilateral

pertaining to one side

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uni

one