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Medical Terminology

Chapter 8 - Female Reproductive System - Abbreviations

AB abortion
AFP alpha-fetoprotein (high levels of amniotic fluid of fetus or maternal serum
BRCA1 ; BRCA2 breast cancer 1 and 2
CA125 protein marker elevated in ovarian cancer
C-section ; CS cesarean section
CIN cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
CIS carcinoma in situ
CVS chorionic villus sampling
Cx cervix
D&C dilation and curettage
DCIS ductal carcinoma in situ
DUB dysfunctional uterine bleeding
FHR fetal heart rate
FSH follicle stimulating hormone
G gravida (pregnancy)
GnRH gonadtropin releasing hormone
hGC : HGC human chorionic gonadtropin
HDN hemolytic disease of the newborn
HPV human papillomavirus
HRT hormone replacement therapy
HSG hystosalpingography
IUD intrauterine device
IVF in vetro fertilization
LEEP loop electrocautery excision procedure
LH luteinizing hormone
LMP last menstrual period
Multip multipara
OB obstetrics
para 2-0-1-2 a woman's reproductive history: 2 full term infants, 0 preterm, 1 abortion, and 2 living children
PID pelvic inflammatory disease
PMS premenstrual syndrome
primip primipara
SLN biopsy : SNB sentinel lymph node biopsy
TAH-BSO toatal abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
UAE uterine artery embolization
VH vaginal hysterectomy
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