Med terms Appendix 1 (ch. 13)

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Med terms Appendix 1 (ch. 13)
2010-10-10 22:54:49
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IBHS lab med terms ... it's short .. thank goodness! this is quiz 7! quiz 6 is still part of the ch.6 one (i combined them) ... this is after midterm!!!
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  1. ACh
    • acetylcholine
    • (i sure hope you know this because you've seen it a million times in biology)
  2. ADD
    • attention deficit disorder
    • (drinking coffee and then can't pay attention in class doesn't necessarily count)
  3. ADHD
    attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder
  4. ALS
    • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    • (such a mouthful ... hmm)
  5. CNS
    central nervous system
  6. CSF
    • cerebrospinal fluid
    • (i was in a club CSF before ... no relation to this at all)
  7. CVA
    • cerebrovascular accident; costovertebral angle
    • (remember: it can stand for 2 things!!!!)
  8. DSM
    Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
  9. DT
    delirium tremens
  10. DTR
    deep tendon reflex
  11. EEG
  12. ICP
    intracranial pressure
  13. MS
    multiple sclerosis
  14. OCD
    • obsessive-compulsive disorder
    • (according to admitted pharmacy students, we're all kinda nuts, I mean type A)
  15. PET
    positron emission tomography
  16. PNS
    peripheral nervous system
  17. SCI
    spinal cord injury
  18. TENS
    • transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation
    • (we all deserve 10s out of 10 for our lab quizzes!)
  19. TIA
    transient ischemic attack