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Chap 10 Abbrev & Mea

IU MED TERM Chap 10 Abbreviations & Meanings

Chap 10 AbbreviationsChap 10 Meanings
ACL anterior cruciate ligament
AE above the elbow
AK above the knee
BE below the elow
BK below the knee
C1, C2, and so on first cervical vertebra, second cervical vertebra, and so on
Ca calcium; cancer
CDH congenial dislocation of the hip
CTS carpal tunnel syndrome
DJD degenerative joint disease
EMG electromypgraphy
Fx fracture
HD hemodialysis; hip disaryiculation; hearing distance
HNP herniated nucleus pulposus (herniated disk)
HP hemipelvectomy
IS intracostal space
I.M., IM intramuscular; infectious mononucleosis
I.V., IV intravenous
KD knee disarticulation
L1, L2, and so on first lumbar vertebra, second lumbar vertebra, and so on
MG MYasthenia gravis
MS musculoskeletal; multiple sclerosis; mental status; mitral stenosis
NSAIDs nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
ORTH, ortho orthopedics
P phosohorous; pulse
PCL posterior curciate ligament
RA rheumatoid arthritis
RF rheumatoid factor
ROM range of motion
SD shoulder disarticulation
THA total hip arthroplasty
THR total hip replacement
TKA total knee arthroplasty
TKR total knee replacement
Created by: khandoggy