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Medical Terminology - Chapter 6 - Abbreviations

Medical Language 2ed, Susan Turley
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A
blood type in the ABO blood group
AB
blood type in the ABO blood group
AIDS
aquired immuneodeficiency syndrome
ALL
acute lymphocytic leukemia
AML
acute myelogenous leukemia
B
blood type in the ABO blood group
basos
basophils
BMT
bone marrow transplantation
CBC
complete blood count
CLL
chronic lymphocytic leukemia
CML
chronic myelogenous leukemia
cmm
cubic millimeter
DIC
disseminated intravascular coagulation
EBV
Epstein-Barr virus
ELISA
enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
eos
eosinophils
GVHD
graft-versus-host disease
HCT
hematocrit
Hgb
hemoglobin
H&H
hemoglobin and hematocrit
HIV
human immunodeficiency virus
HLA
human leukocyte antigen
IgA
immunoglobulin A
IgD
immunoglobulin D
IgE
immunoglobulin E
IgG
immunoglobulin G
IgM
immunoglobulin M
lymphs
lymphocytes
MCH
mean cell hemoglobin
MCHC
mean cell hemoglobin concentration
MCV
mean cell volume
mm3
cubic millimeter
mono
mononucleosis (slang)
monos
monocytes
O
blood type in the ABO blood group
PMN
polymorphonuclear leukocyte
polys
polymorphonuclear leukocytes
PRBCs
packed red blood cells
pro time
prothrombin time (slang)
PT
prothrombin time
PTT
partial prothrombin time
RBC
red blood cell
segs
segmented neutrophils
TNF
tumor necrosis factor
TPA
tissue plasminogen activator (drug)
WBC
white blood cell