Medical Terminology Chapter 3

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Medical Terminology Chapter 3
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  1. ABD
    abdomen
  2. a.c.
    before meals (ante cibum)
  3. ALP
    alkaline phosphatase
  4. ALT
    alanine aminotransferase
  5. AST
    aspertate aminotransferase
  6. BE
    barium enema
  7. BM
    bowel movement
  8. BRBPR
    bright red blood per rectum
  9. BS
    bowel sounds
  10. CBD
    common bile duct
  11. ERCP
    endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
  12. EGD
    esophagogastroduodenoscopy
  13. GI
    gastrointestinal
  14. HAV
    hepatitis A virus
  15. HBV
    hepatitis B virus
  16. HCI
    hydrochloric acid
  17. HCV
    hepatitis C virus
  18. IVC
    intravenous cholangiography
  19. LES
    lower esophageal sphincter
  20. LFT's
    liver function tests
  21. N&V
    nausea and vomiting
  22. NG
    nasogastric
  23. NPO
    nothing by mouth (nil per os)
  24. OCG
    oral cholecystography
  25. O&P
    ova and parasites
  26. p.c.
    after meals (post cibum)
  27. PEG
    percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
  28. PEJ
    percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy
  29. PO
    by mouth (per os)
  30. PTC
    percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography
  31. PUD
    peptic ulcer disease
  32. SGOT
    serum glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase
  33. SGPT
    serum glutamic-pyruvic transanimase
  34. UGI
    upper gastrointestinal series

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