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ACL anterior cruciate ligament
BE below the elbow
BK below the knee
C1, C2,... first cervical vertebrae, second cervical vertebrae and so on..
Ca cancer; calcium
CDH congenital dislocation of the hip
CO coccygeal nerves
CTS carpal tunnel syndrome
CT computed tomography
DEXA, DXA dual energy x-ray absorptiometry
DJD degenerative joint disease
DO Doctor of Osteopathy
EMG electromyography
Fx fracture
HD hip disarticulation; hemodialysis
HNP herniated nucleus pulposus
HP hemipelvectomy
IM intramuscular; infectious mononucleosis
IS intracostal space
IV intravenous
KD knee disarticulation
L1, L2... first lumbar vertebrae, second lumbar vertebrae and so on..
LS lumbosacral spine
MG myasthenia gravis
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
MS musculoskeletal
NSAIDS non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
ORTH, ortho orthopedics
P phosphorous, pulse
PCL posterior cruciate ligament
RA rheumatoid arthritis
RF rheumatoid factor; radio frequency
ROM range of motion
S1, S2... first sacral vertebrae, second sacral vertebrae and so on...
SD shoulder disarticulation
T1, T2... first thoracic vertebrae, second thoracic vertebrae and so on..
THA total hip arthroplasty
THR total hip replacement
TKA total knee arthroplasty
TKR total knee replacement
TRAM transverse rectus abdominus muscle
Created by: melanyo
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