Blood, Lymph, and Immune System

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  1. AB, Ab, ab
    antibody, abortion
  2. A, B, AB, O
    blood types in ABO blood group
  3. AIDS
    acquired immune deficiency syndrome
  4. ALL
    acute lymphocytic leukemia
  5. AML
    acute myelogenous leukemia
  6. APC
    Antigen-presenting cell
  7. APTT
    activated partial thrombo-plastin time
  8. baso
    basophil (type of white blood cell)
  9. CBC
    complete blood count
  10. CLL
    chronic lymphocytic leukemia
  11. CML
    chronic myelogenous leukemia
  12. diff
    differential count (white blood cells)
  13. EBV
    Epstein-Barr virus
  14. eos
    eosinophil (type of white blood cell)
  15. ESR
    erythrocyte sedimentation rate
  16. Hb, Hgb
  17. HCT, Hct
  18. HDN
    hemolytic disease of the newborn
  19. HIV
    human immunodeficiency virus
  20. Igs
  21. ITP
    idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
  22. IV
  23. lymphos
  24. MCH
    mean cell hemoglobin (average amount of hemoglobin per cell)
  25. MCHC
    mean cell hemoglobin concentration (average concentration of hemoglobin in a single red cell)
  26. MCV
    mean cell volume (average volume or size of a single red blood cell)
  27. ml, mL
    milliliter (1/1000 of a liter)
  28. NK cell
    natural killer cell
  29. PA
    posteroanterior; pernicious anemia; pulmonary artery
  30. PCP
    Pneumocystis pneumonia; primary care physician; phencyclidine (hallucinogen)
  31. PCV
    packed cell volume
  32. poly, PMN, PMNL
    polymorphonuclear leukocyte
  33. PT
    prothrombin time, physical therapy
  34. PTT
    partial thromboplastin time
  35. RA
    right atrium; rheumatoid arthritis
  36. RBC, rbc
    red blood cell
  37. sed
  38. segs
    segmented neutrophils
  39. SLE
    systemic lupus erythematosus
  40. WBC, wbc
    white blood cell
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Blood, Lymph, and Immune System
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