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Medical Terminology (Abbrevs)

ACL anterior cruciate ligament
BE below the elbow, barium enema
BK below the knee
C1, C2... first cervical vertebra, second cervical vertebra, etc.
Ca calcium; cancer
CDH congenital dislocation of the hip
CO coccygeal nerves
CTS carpal tunnel syndrome
CT computed tomography
DEXA, DXA duel energy x-ray absorptiometry
DJD degenerative joint disease
DO doctor of osteopathy
EMG electromyography
Fx fracture
HD hip disarticulation
HNP herniated nucleus pulposus
HP hemipelvectomy
IM intramuscular, infectious mononucleosis
IS intracostal spine
IV intravenous
L1, L2... first lumbar vertebra, second lumbar vertebra, etc..
LS lumbrosacral spine
MG myasthenia gravis
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
MS musculoskeletal, multiple sclerosis, mitral stenosis
NSAIDs nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
ORTH, Ortho orthopedics
P Phosphorus, pulse
PCL posterior cruciate ligament
RA rheumatoid arthritis, right atrium
RF rheumatoid factor
ROM range of motion
S1, S2... first sacromal vertebra, second sacromal vertebra, etc...
SD shoulder disarticulation
T1,T2... first thoracic vertebra, second thoracic verterbra, etc...
THA total hip arthroplasty
THR total hip replacement
TKA total knee arthroplasty
TKR total knee replacement
TRAM tranverse rectus abdominus muscle
Created by: brigitte1112



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