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Letter C Med. Abbrev

Medical Abbreviations for Letter C

°C degrees Celsius(centigrade)
c̅, w/ with
Ca calcium
CA cancer
cal calorie
Cap capsule
CAT computerized axial tomography
Cath catheter
CBC complete blood count
CBET certified biomedical equipment technician
CBR complete bed rest
cc cubic centimeter
CC chief complaint
CCU coronary care unit, critical care unit
CDA certified dental assistant
CDC Center for Disease control and Prevention
CEO chief executive officer
CF cystic fibrosis
CHD coronary heart disease
CHF congestive heart failure
CHO charbohydrate
chol cholesterol
CICU cardiac intensive care unit
ck check
Cl chloride or chlorine
cl liq clear liquid
cm centimeter
CMA certified medical assistant
CNP certified nurse practitioner
CNS central nervous system
co, c/o complains of
CO carbon monoxide, coronary occlusion
CO2 carbon dioxide
Comp complete, compound
cont continued
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
COTA certified occupational therapy assistant
CP cerebral palsy
CPK creatine phosphokinase (cardiac enzyme)
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CPT current procedure teminology
CRTT certified respiratory therapy technician
CS central supply or service
C&S culture and sensitivity
CSF Cerebral spinal fluid
CSR central supply room
CST certified surgical technologist
CT computerized tomography
Cu copper
CVA cerebral vascular accident (stroke)
Cx cervix, complication, complaint
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