Thursday, August 25, 2016

Medical Terminology Flash Cards: Abbreviations Starting with L: Part 4

This set of Medical Terminology flash cards includes twenty abbreviations beginning with the letter L. Abbreviations often have multiple meanings, and some terms may have more than one abbreviation. You can typically determine which term is abbreviated by considering the context. If in doubt, spell out the word. Follow facility policy regarding use of abbreviations.

Directions
  1. Click on the first slide to enlarge to full screen.
  2. Click on the slide or thumbnail at the bottom to advance to the next slide.
  3. Study the abbreviations backwards by clicking on the last slide and clicking on the thumbnails to advance to the previous slides.

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Medical Abbreviation Flash Cards by Katrena

LADA

latent autoimmune diabetes in adults

LLE

lower left extremity

LSHF

left-sided heart failure

lymphs

lymphocytes

LBW

low birth weight

lig

ligament

LCIS

lobular carcinoma in situ

L&A

light and accommodation

LBBB

left bundle branch block

LOS

length of stay

LHBD

left heart bypass device

lap

laparotomy

L, l

left; liter

LUQ

left upper quadrant

LR

light reaction

LASIK

laser in situ keratomileusis

LTC

long-term care

LEP, LPT

leptin

LPF

low-power field

LMP

last menstrual period

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Medical Terminology Flash Cards: Abbreviations Starting with L: Part 3

This set of Medical Terminology flash cards includes abbreviations starting with the letter L. Abbreviations may have multiple meanings, and terms may have more than one abbreviation. You can typically determine which term is abbreviated by considering the context. If in doubt, spell the word out. Follow facility policy regarding use of abbreviations.

Directions
  1. Click on the first slide to enlarge to full screen.
  2. Click on the slide or thumbnail at the bottom to advance to the next slide.
  3. Study the abbreviations backwards by clicking on the last slide and clicking on the thumbnails to advance to the previous slides.

Additional articles by Katrena

Which of these abbreviations did you already know? Feel free to share your comments in the comment section at the bottom of this article.


Visit my Student Survive 2 Thrive blog for more free resources on healthcare and other topics.

Free Medical Terminology Flash Cards

Medical Abbreviation Flash Cards

LA

left atrium

LTB

laryngotracheobronchitis

LAVH

laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy

LNMP

last normal menstrual period

LSB

left sternal border

lg

large

LP

light perception; lumbar puncture; lumboperitoneal

LB

large bowel; low back

LLQ

left lower quadrant

LDL

low-density lipoproteins

LPS

lipase

LVH

left ventricle hypertrophy

laryn

laryngitis; laryngoscopy

lac

laceration

LOC

level of consciousness; loss of consciousness

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