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Quiz 1
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2012-11-23 16:28:50
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terminology A Glossary A
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  1. ABG
    arterial blood gas
  2. abd
    abdomen
  3. a.c.
    before meals
  4. ADL
    activities of daily living
  5. ad. lib.
    as desired
  6. Adm
    admitted/administrator
  7. AMA
    against medical advice
  8. amb
    ambulate (to walk)
  9. auscualtation
    listening with a stethoscope
  10. ap/apx
    apical/apex
  11. ADA
    american Diabetic Association
  12. abduction
    to move away from body
  13. adduction
     to move toward body
  14. acute
    sudden onset
  15. A.M. care
    before breakfast
  16. amputation
    removal of body part
  17. anorexia
    loss of appetite
  18. aphasia
    inability to speak
  19. apnea
    absence of breathing
  20. artery
    carries fresh blood
  21. arthritis
    inflammation of joint
  22. asepsis
    absence of pathogens
  23. aspiration
    foreign body in lung
  24. assault
    attmepting to touch without permission: threatening harm
  25. atrophy
    wasting of muscle
  26. autoclave
    steam under preassure

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