Thursday, February 25, 2016

Common Abbreviations Related to the Human Body in Health and Disease

This set of flashcards features twelve commonly used abbreviations related to the human body in health and disease. Abbreviations may have more than one meaning and some words have more than one abbreviation, so it is always important to consider the context in which any abbreviation is used.

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Common Abbreviations Related to the Human Body in Health & Disease

Medical Terminology Flash Cards by Katrena

LUQ

left upper quadrant

GP

general practitioner

CD

communicable disease

RLQ

right lower quadrant

HD

Huntington's disease

DNA

deoxyribonucleic acid

RUQ

right upper quadrant

A & P

anatomy and physiology

epid

epidemic

LLQ

left lower quadrant

CH, chr

chromosome

PKU

phenylketonuria

medical terminology resources on Student Survive 2 Thrive


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