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Health Occupations Medical Terminology I-M

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I&D
incision and drainage
I&O
intake and output
ICCU
intensive coronary care unit
ICD
international classification of diseases
ICU
intensive care unit
ID
intradermal, infectious disease
IDDM
insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
IH
infectious hepatitis
IM
intramuscular
imp
impression
in
inch
inf
infusion, inferior, infection
ing
inguinal
inj
injection
int
internal, interior
IPPB
intermittent positive pressure breathing
irr, irrig
irrigation
Isol, isol
isolation
IT
inhalation therapy
IUD
intrauterine device
IV
intravenous
IVP
intravenous pyelogram
jt
joint
K
potassium
KCl
potassium chloride
Kg, kg
kilogram
KUB
kidney, ureter, bladder X-ray
L
lumbar
L&D
labor and delivery
L&W
living and well
(L), lt, lft
left
L, l
liter (1000 cm)
Lab
laboratory
Lap
laparotomy
lat
lateral
lb
pound
LCT
long-term care
LDH
lactose dehydrogenase (cardiac enzyme)
LDL
low-density lipoprotein (unhealthy type of cholesterol)
lg
large
liq
liquid
LLQ
left lower quadrant
LMP
last menstrual period
LOC
laxative of choice, level of consciousness
LP
lumbar puncture
LPN
licensed practical nurse
LS
lumbar sacral
LTC
long-term care
LUQ
left upper quadrant
LVN
licensed vocational nurse
m
minim
MA
medical assistant
Mat
maternity
mcg
microgram
MD
Medical Doctor, muscular dystrophy, myocardial disease
Med
medical, medicine
mEq
milliequivalent
mg
milligram
Mg
magnesium
MI
myocardial infarction (heart attack)
MICU
medical intensive care unit
min
minute
mL, ml
milliliter
MLT
medical laboratory technician
mm
millimeter
MN
midnight
mod
moderate
MOM
milk of magnesia
MRI
magnetic resonance imaging
MS
multiple sclerosis, mitral stenosis, muscular-skeletal
MT
medical technologist