Medical Terminology

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Medical Terminology
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  1. What is CCU ?
    critical care unit
  2. What is CME ?
    continuing medical education
  3. What is CNA ?
    certified nursing assistant
  4. What is CAT ?
    computerized axial tomography
  5. What is MRI ?
    magnetic resonance imaging
  6. What is CAD ?
    coronary artery disease
  7. What is AWP ?
    average wholesale price
  8. What is ASC ?
    ambulatory surgery center
  9. What is AMA ?
    american medical association
  10. What is JCAHO ?
    joint commission on the accreditation of healthcare organizations
  11. What is ICU ?
    intensive care unit
  12. What is HIPPA ?
    health insurance portability and accountability act
  13. What is FDA ?
    food and drug administration
  14. What is ESRD ?
    end stage renal disease
  15. Abbreviation for deciliter ?
    dl
  16. abbrev. for weight per volume ?
    w/v
  17. abbrev. for microgram ?
    mcg
  18. abbrev. for kilogram ?
    kg
  19. abbrev. for meter
    m
  20. abbrev for pound
    lb
  21. abbrev for gram
    g or gm
  22. abbrev for fluid
    Fl or fld
  23. abbrev for milliter
    ml or mL
  24. abbrev for volume percent
    vol%
  25. abbrev for centimeter
    cm
  26. abbrev for Celsius or centigrade
    C
  27. abbrev for dram
    dr
  28. abbrev for revolutions per minute
    rev/min or rpm
  29. abbrev for liters per minute
    L/min
  30. abbrev for milligram
    mg or mgm
  31. abbrev for millimeters of mercury
    mmHg
  32. abbrev for Curie
    Ci
  33. abbrev for ounce
    oz
  34. abbrev for radiation- absorbed dose
    rad
  35. abbrev for parts per million
    ppm
  36. exo
    outside
  37. hypo
    under or less
  38. thorax
    chest
  39. Pes
    foot
  40. epithelium
    skin
  41. patho
    disease
  42. vesica
    bladder
  43. epi
    upon
  44. gaster
    stomach
  45. ultra
    beyond
  46. pyelos
    pelvis
  47. pseudo
    false
  48. ab
    away from
  49. esophagus
    gullet
  50. lapar
    abdomen
  51. pharynx
    throat
  52. myelos
    marrow
  53. ante
    before

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