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Phleb Abbrv 2

Phleb abbreviation test 2

BS Blood Sugar
BSP Bromosulphalein dye
BUN Blood urea nitrogen
C carbon
c with line over within
carcin/o Cancer
C&S Culture and sensitivity
cardi/o (prefix) Heart
CAT Computerized axial tomography (CAT SCAN)
CBC Complete Blood Count
CCU Coronary Care Unit / Critical Care Unit
CDC Center for Disease Control
CEA Carcenoembryonic Antigen
Centesis (suffix) A surgical puncture (amniocentesis)
cephal/o towards the head (cephalogram)
cerebro/o brain
CEU continuing education
CF Complement fixation
Cl Chloride, chlorine, and electrolyte
CO2 Carbon Dioxide
CH (NH 2) 2 Urea
contra against, contraindicative
CNS Central Nervous System
CPD Citrate Phosphate Dextrose, an anticoagulant
CPK Creatin phosphkinase (CK)
CPR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
CRP A C-reative protein
CSF Cerebreal Spinal Fluid
cyan/o Bluish, (cyanotic)
cyst/o Sac, bladder
cyt/o, cyte pertaining to cells
derm/a pertaining to skin
Diff Differential
DOA Dead on Arrival
dorsal toward the back
dys impaired, difficult
ECG, EKG Electrocardiogram
ECHO Echocardiogram
ectomy (suffix) the removal of, (tonsillectomy)
EDTA Ethlenediametetraacetate or acetic acid
EEG Electroencephalogram
em in, (in-feeling, empathy)
emia (suffix) Pertaining to blood (anemia)
ENT Ear, Nose, and Throat
eosin red dye used to staing eosinolphils
ER Emergency Room
erythr/o Red, (erythrocyte, red blood cell)
Created by: mjargrandma