Med Terms Appendix I (358-359, Chapter 5 terms only) quiz 4

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Med Terms Appendix I (358-359, Chapter 5 terms only) quiz 4
2011-02-25 12:00:37
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  1. abd
    abdomen, abdominal
  2. ABO
    blood groups
  3. ADL
    activities of daily living
  4. AHF
    antihemophilic factor
  5. AIDS
    acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  6. ALL
    acute lymphoblastic leukemia
  7. AML
    acute myelogenous leukemia
  8. AP
  9. AROM
    active range of motion
  10. BSA
    body surface area
  11. CBC, cbc
    complete blood count
  12. CCU
    critical care unit
  13. CMV
  14. DIC
    disseminated intravascular coagulation
  15. diff
    differential count (white blood cells)
  16. DNA
    deoxyribonucleic acid
  17. ELISA
    enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (commonly used in AIDS diagnosis)
  18. ESR
    erythrocyte sedimentation rate
  19. FEMA
    Federal Emergency Management Agency
  20. Hb, Hgb
  21. HCT
  22. HgA, HgC, HgE, HgF, HgS
    hemoglobins A, C, E, F, S
  23. HIV
    human immunodeficiency virus
  24. HPF
    high power field
  25. IgA, IgD, IgE, IgG, IgM
    immunoglobulins A, D, E, G, M
  26. INR
    International Normalized Ratio
  27. lat
  28. LLQ
    left lower quadrant
  29. LPF
    low-power field
  30. LUQ
    left upper quadrant
  31. MCH
    mean corpuscular hemoglobin (average amount of hemoglobin in each red blood cell)
  32. MCHC
    mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (amount of of hemoglobin per unit of blood)
  33. MCV
    mean corpuscular volume (average size of individual red cell)
  34. PA
    posteroanterior; physician assistant
  35. PCV
    packed cell volume
  36. PMN
  37. pro time
    prothrombin time
  38. PT
    prothrombin time; physical therapy
  39. PTT
    partial thromboplastin time
  40. RBC
    red blood cell, red blood cell count. easy peasy
  41. Rh
    rhesus factor in blood
  42. RLQ
    right lower quadrant
  43. RUQ
    right upper quadrant
  44. segs
    segmented neutrophils
  45. WBC
    white blood cell, white blood cell count
  46. WNL
    within normal limits