Medical Abbreviations for Transcription: C

C sect, C-section, cesarean section.
C&C, cold and clammy.
C&M, cocaine and morphine.
C&S, calvarium and scalp.
C&S, conjunctiva and sclera.
C&S, culture and sensitivity.
c(with line over it), with.
C, Celsius, centigrade, complement
C, certainty factor.
c, clinical.
C, cortex.
C, cysteine.
C, cytosine.
C, List.
C, standard clearance.
C, static respiratory compliance.
C/C, chief complaint.
C/M, counts per minute.
C/O, care of; complains of.
C/S, cesarean section.
C/S, cycles per second.
c/w, compatible with.
C/W, continue with.
C02, carbon dioxide.
C1 - C7, Cervical vertebrae.
C4S, chondroitin-4-sulfate.
Ca, calcium.
CA, cancer.
CA, carbonic anhydrase.
CA, carcinoma.
CA, cardiac arrest.
CA, catchment area.
CA, Caucasian adult.
CA, chromosomal aberration.
CA, chronological age.
CA, cornu Ammonis (Ammon’s horn).
CA, corpus allatum.
CA, cytoxan plus adriamycin (treatment regimen).
CAA, cerebral amyloid angiopathy.
CAA, cytosine-adenine-adenine codon for glutamine.
CAB, coronary artery bypass.
CABG, coronary artery bypass graft.
CAC, cytosine-adenine-cytosine codon for histidine.
CACO3, calcium carbonate.
CAD, coronary artery disease.
CAE, carotid artery endarterectomy.
CAF, caffeine.
CAF, Caucasian adult female
CAF, cell adhesion factor.
CAF, chloramphenicol.
CAF, chronic atrial fibrillation.
CAF, citric acid fermentation.
CAF, cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, and 5-fluorouracil.
CAG, cytosine-adenine-guanine codon for glutamine.
CAH, chronic active hepatitis.
CAI, carbonic anhydrase inhibitor.
CALGB, Cancer and Leukemia Group B (USA).
cALL, common ALL.
CALLA, common acute lymphoblastic leukemia antigen.
CAM, Caucasian adult male.
CAM, Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
CAMIS, Computer Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgery (Cleveland Clinic Foundation).
c-ANCA, cytoplasmic antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies.
CAO, chronic airflow obstruction.
CAOS, Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Systems (Hull University).
CAP, College of American Pathologists.
CAPD, continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.
CAPMR, Canadian Association of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.
caps, capsules.
CAREMIS, Current Agricultural Management Information System.
CAS, computer aided surgery (Journal).
CaSac, calcium saccharin.
CASIB, computer-assisted frameless stereotactic interstitial brachytherapy.
CAST-6, Children of Alcoholics Screening Test, 6-Item Version.
CASTLE, carcinoma showing thymus-like differentiation.
CAT, cataract.
CAT, chloramphenicol avetyltransferase.
CAT, coital alignment technique.
CAT, computed axial tomography.
CATCH, critically attained threshold of cerebral hypoperfusion.
Cath, catheter.
CAU, cytosine-adenine-uracil codon for histidine.
CAV, cytoxan, adriamycin, and vincristine.
CAVB, chronic AV block.
CAVH, continuous arterio-venous haemofiltration.
CAVHD, continuous arterio-venous haemodialysis.
CB, chest-back.
CB, chronic bronchitis
CB, current complaint.
CB3S, Coxsackie B3 virus susceptibility.
CBC, combinatorial chemistry.
CBC, complete blood count.
CBD, corticobasal degeneration.
CBDS, corticobasal degeneration syndrome.
CBF, cerebral blood flow.
CBF, core binding factor (16q22).
CBF, coronary blood flow.
CBG, cortisol binding globulin.
CBGD, cortical-basal ganglionic degeneration.
CBP, colon anastomosis bursting pressure.
CBPP, contagious bovine pleuropneumonia.
CBQ, California Behavior Questionnaire.
CBQ, cellobiose:quinone oxidoreductase.
CBQ, Childbearing Questionnaire.
CBQ, Children’s Behavior Questionnaire.
CBQ, Conflict Behavior Questionnaire.
CBR, complete bed rest.
CBS, cervicobrachial syndrome
CBS, chronic brain syndrome.
CBS, clinical behavioral science.
CBS, conjugated bile salts.
CBS, culture-bound syndrome.
CBS, cystathionine beta-synthase.
CBT, carotid body tumor.
CBT, cognitive behavioral treatment/therapy.
CBT, computed body tomography.
CBV, capillary blood cell velocity.
CBV, catheter balloon valvuloplasty.
CBV, central blood volume.
CBV, cerebral blood volume.
CBV, circulating blood volume.
CBV, corrected blood volume.
CBV, cortical blood volume.
CBV, Coxsackie B virus.
CBVD, cerebrovascular disease.
CBW, chemical and biological warfare.
CBX, computer-based examination.
CBZ, carbamazepine.
CC&C, colony count and culture.
CC, Caucasian child.
CC, cc, cubic centimeter.
CC, chief complaint.
cc, clean catch.
CC, closed cup.
CC, closing capacity.
CC, collagenous colitis.
CC, colony count.
CC, colorectal cancer.
CC, columnar cells.
CC, commission certified.
CC, common cold.
CC, complicating condition.
CC, compound cathartic.
CC, computer calculated.
cc, concave.
Cc, concave.
CC, concordance.
CC, congenital cardiopathy.
CC, congenital cataract.
CC, consumptive coagulopathy.
CC, contrast cystogram.
CC, conversion complete.
C-C, convexo-concavc.
CC, coracoclavicular.
CC, cord compression.
CC, corpora cardiaca.
CC, corpus callosum.
cc, corrected.
CC, costochondral.
CC, Coulter counter.
CC, craniocaudal.
CC, craniocervical.
CC, creatinine clearance.
CC, critical care.
CC, critical condition.
CC, Crohn colitis.
CC, Cronkhite-Canada (syndrome).
CC, crus cerebri.
cc, cubic centimeter.
CC, Current Contents.
CCA, cephalin cholesterol antigen.
CCA, chick cell agglutination.
CCA, chimpanzee coryza agent.
CCA, choriocarcinoma.
CCA, circulating cathodic antigen.
CCA, circumflex coronary artery.
CCA, common carotid artery.
CCA, congenital contractural arachnodactyly.
CCA, constitutional chromosome abnormality.
CCA, Consultative Committee on Agriculture .
CCA, cytosine-cytosine-adenine codon for proline.
CCAT, chick cell agglutination test.
CCAT, conglutinating complement absorption test.
CCB, calcium channel blocker.
CCBV, central circulating blood volume.
CCC, care-cure coordination.
CCC, cathodal closure contraction.
CCC, chronic calculous cholecystitis.
CCC, chronic catarrhal colitis.
CCC, comprehensive care clinic.
CCC, concurrent care concern.
CCC, consecutive case conference.
CCC, council on clinical classification.
CCC, critical care complex.
CCC, cylindrical confronting cistemae.
CCC, cytosine-cytosine-cytosine codon for proline.
CCCAD, The Canadian Consensus Conference on the Assessment of Dementia.
CCCC, centrifugal countercurrent chromatography
cccDNA covalently closed circular deoxyribonucleic acid.
CCCE, cross-cultural cognitive examination.
CCCI, cathodal closure clonus.
CCCP, carbonyl cyanide m-chloro-phenyl-hydrazone.
CCCR, closed chest cardiac resuscitation.
CCCS, Canadian Committee on Cancer Staging.
CCCS, condom catheter collecting system.
CCCT, closed craniocerebral trauma.
CCCU, comprehensive cardiac care unit.
CCD, calibration curve data
CCD, central core disease.
CCD, charge-coupled device.
CCD, childhood celiac disease.
CCD, cleidocranial dysplasia.
CCD, clinical cardiovascular disease.
CCD, countercurrent distribution.
CCD, cumulative cardiotoxic dose.
CCDC, Canadian Communicable Disease Center.
CCDN, Central Council for District Nursing.
CcDNA, closed circle deoxyribonucleic acid.
CCE, carboline carboxylic acid ester.
CCE, chamois contagious ecthyma.
CCE, clear-cell endothelioma.
CCE, countercurrent electrophoresis.
CCE, cyanosis, clubbing or edema.
CCEHRP, Committee to Coordinate Environmental Health and Related Programs.
CCEI, Crown-Crisp Experimental Index.
CCF, cancer coagulation factor.
CCF, cardiolipin complement fixation.
CCF, carotid-cavernous fistula.
CCF, centrifuged culture fluid.
CCF, cephalin-cholesterol flocculation.
CCF, compound comminuted fracture.
CCF, congestive cardiac failure.
CCF, crystal-induced chemotactic factor..
CCFA, cefotoxin-cycloserine fructose agar.
CCFAS, compact colony-forming active substance.
CCFE, cyclophosphamide, cisplatin, fluorouracil, and extramustine.
CCFMG, Cooperating Committee on Foreign Medical Graduates.
CCFPC, Certificant member, College of Family Physicians of Canada.
CCG, Children's Cancer Group (USA).
CCG, cholecystogram, cholecystography.
CCG, clinically coherent group.
CCG, cytosine-cytosine-guanine codon for proline.
CCGC, capillary column gas chromotography.
CCH, C-cell hyperplasia.
CCH, chronic chloride hemagglutination.
CCH, chronic cholestatic hepatitis.
CCH, circumscribed choroidal hemangiomas.
CCHA, Canadian Council on Hospital Accreditation.
CCHD, Chester County Health Department.
CCHD, cyanotic congenital heart disease.
CCHE, Central Council for Health Education.
CCHFA, Canadian Council on Health Facilities Accreditation.
CCHMS, Central Committee for Hospital Medical Services.
CCHP, Consumer Choice Health Plan.
CCHS, congenital central hypoventilation syndrome.
CCI, Cardiovascular Credentialing International.
CCI, cholesterol crystallization inhibitor.
CCI, chronic coronary insufficiency.
CCI, common client interface.
CCI, corrected count increment.
CCID50, cell culture infectious dose 50 %.
CCK, cholecystokinin.
CCK-8, cholecystokinin octapeptide.
CCKLI, cholecystokinin-like immunoreactivity
CCK-OP, cholecystokinin octapeptide.
CCK-PZ, cholecystokinin-pancreozymin.
CCKRB, cholecystokinin receptor B.
CCL, carcinoma cell line.
CCL, certified cell line.
CCL, Charcot-Leyden crystal.
CCL, continuing care level.
CCL, critical carbohydrate level.
CCLI, composite clinical and laboratory index.
CCM, cerebrocostomandibular (syndrome).
CCM, chemical cleavage of mismatch.
CCM, congestive cardiomyopathy.
CCM, contextual choice model.
CCM, craniocervical malformation.
CCM, critical care medicine.
CCMC, Committee on the Costs of Medical Care.
CCME, Coordinating Council on Medical Education.
CCMS, cerebrocostomandjbular syndrome.
CCMS, clean catch midstream (urine).
CCMS, clinical care management system.
CCMSU, clean catch midstream urine.
CCMT, catechol methyltransferase.
CCMU, critical care medical unit.
CCN, caudal central nucleus.
CCN, community care network.
CCN, coronary care nursing.
CCN, critical care nursing.
CCNHP, community college nursing home project.
CCNU, N-(2-chloroethyl)-N’-cyclo-hexyl-N-nitrosourea.
CCO, cytochrome C oxidase.
CCOT, cervical compression overloading test.
CCPD, continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis.
CCR, continuous complete remission.
CCRG, Children's Cancer Research Group (Oxford, UK).
CCS, Canadian Cancer Society.
CCSC, Canadian Cardiovascular Society Classification.
CCU, coronary/cardiac care unit.
CCU, cytosine-cytosine-uracil codon for proline.
CD, cardiovascular disease.
CD, cause of death.
CD, circular dichroism.
CD, cluster of differentiation (eg. CD4, CD8) - full list of CDs.
CD, curative dose.
CD138, plasma cell membrane receptor.
CD138/B-B4, immunoperoxidase stain using an antibody against CD 138.
CDA, congenital dyserythropoietic anemia.
CDC, Centers for Disease Control.
CDG, Congenital disorders of glycosylation.
CDGS, carbohydrate-deficient glycoprotein syndrome.
CDH, congenital dislocation of the hip.
CDH, congenital dysplasia of hip.
CDI, clean, dry, intact.
Cdiff, C-diff, Clostridium difficile.
CDMS, clinically definite multiple sclerosis.
cDNA, complementary DNA (a synthetic DNA copied from mRNA).
CDO, congenital duodenal obstruction.
CDR, Clinical Dementia Rating.
CDR, complementarity-determining regions.
CDS, cervico-dorsal syndrome.
CDT, carbohydrate-deficient transferrin.
CE angle (radiograph), center-edge angle.
CE, carboxylesterases.
CE, chloracetate esterase.
CE, european conformity.
CEA, carcinoembryonic antigen.
CEC, chloroethylclonidine.
CEF, cytoxan plus epirubicin plus 5.
Ceff, effective compliance; bedside method of monitoring the effectiveness of PEEP; equal with VT(tidal volume)/peak air pressure, should be greater than 50 cm3/cmH2O.
CENELEC, European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization.
CERAD, Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer’s Disease.
Cervical dil., cervical dilation.
CEZ, cefazolin.
CF, compare, refer to.
CF, complement fixation.
CF, cystic fibrosis.
CFAE, ceftiofur free acid equivalent.
CFC, colony-forming cells.
CFCOT, College Francais des Chirurgiens Orthopedistes et Traumatologues.
CFIDS, Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome.
CFM, continuous electronic fetal monitoring.
CFNS, chills, fever, night sweats.
CFP, call for papers.
CFPC, College of Family Physicians of Canada.
CFS, Chronic Fatigue (and Immune Dysfunction) Syndrome.
CFS/ME, chronic fatigue syndrome (often called myalgic encephalomyelitis, especially in the UK).
CFTR, cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator.
CFU, colony forming units.
CFUc, colony-forming unit cells.
CFU-GEMM, colony-forming units generating granulocytes, erythroblasts, macrophages, and megakaryiocytes.
CFU-S, spleen colony-forming units.
cg, centigram.
CG, chorionic gonadotropin.
CGA, cytosine-guanine-adenine codon for arginine.
CGC, cytosine-guanine-cytosine codon for arginine.
CGCGGATC, Oct motif.
CGD, chronic granulomatous disease.
CGG, cytosine-guanine-guanine codon for arginine.
CGH, comparative genomic hybridization - cytogenetics method.
CGL, chronic granulocytic leukemia (previous name for CML).
CGN, crescentic glomerulonephritis.
CGRP, calcitonin gene-related peptide.
CGU, cytosine-guanine-uracil codon for arginine.
cGy, centi Gray (unit of radiation).
CH, characteristic.
CH, chest.
CH, chief.
CH, chronic.
CH, crown-heel.
ch. br. syn., chronic brain syndrome.
CH50, total functional hemolytic complement.
CHA, calcium hydroxyapatite.
CHA, congenital hypoplastic anemia.
cHA, coralline hydroxyapatite.
CHD, congenital dislocation of the hip.
CHD, congenital heart disease
CHD, coronary heart disease.
ChE, cholinesterases.
chemo, chemotherapy.
CHF, congestive heart failure.
CHG, change.
CHI, closed head injury.
CHILD syndrome, congenital hemidysplasia with ichthyosiform erythrodermal and limb defects.
ChlVPP, chlorambucil, vinblastine, procarbazine, and prednisone.
CHOL, serum cholesterol.
CHR, chronic.
CHR, chronological.
CHS, calvarial hyperostotic syndrome.
CHS, Chediak-Higashi syndrome.
CHS, customized headholder system.
CHS1, Chediak Higashi syndrome gene, located on chromosome 1 (1q42-44).
CHT, classical heart transplantation.
CI, cardiac index (cardiac output divided by the patient's body surface area); normal 2.8-4.2 L/min/m2.
CI, cardiac insufficiency.
CI, cerebral infarction.
CI, confidence interval.
CIA, collagen-induced arthritis.
CIBIC-Plus, Clinician’s Interview Based Impression of Change Plus Caregiver Input.
CIC, circulating immune complexes.
CIC, crisis intervention clinic.
CICU, cardiac intensive care unit.
CID, carpal instability, dissociative.
CIDA, Canadian International Development Agency.
CIDP, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy.
CIG, cigarette consumption.
cig, cigarette.
CIG, cold insoluble globulin.
CIG, cryosurgical iceball gauge.
cIg, cytoplasmic immunoglobulin.
cIgM, cytoplasmic immunoglobulin M.
CIK, cytokine induced-killer cells.
CIMF, chronic idiopathic myelofibrosis.
CIMMYT, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center.
CIN, cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (grades I, II, III).
CIND, carpal instability non-dissociative.
CIP, clinical investigation plan.
CIP, International Foot and Ankle Society.
CIRC, circulation.
CIRC, circumference.
CIS, carcinoma in situ.
CISH, chromosomal in situ hybridization.
CJD, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
CJF, carotid-jugular fistula.
CK 18, cytokeratin found in hepatocyte, renal tubular cell, ductular epithelia, mesothelia, and respiratory epithelia.
CK 1-8, neutral to basic cytokeratin.
CK 9-20, acidic cytokeratin.
CK, check.
CK, creatine kinase.
CK, cytokeratin.
CKD, result checked.
CKMB, creatine kinase muscle band.
CKS, classic Kaposi sarcoma.
CL VOID, clean voided specimen (urine).
CL(P), cleft lip without cleft palate.
CL, capillary lumen.
CL, cardiolipin.
CL, cell line.
cl, centiliter.
CL, centralis lateralis.
CL, chemiluminescence.
CL, chest and left arm (lead in electrocardiography).
Cl, chloride.
Cl, chlorine.
CL, cholelithiasis.
CL, cholesterol-lecithin.
CL, chronic leukemia.
CL, cirrhosis of liver.
cl, clarified.
Cl, clavicle.
CL, clavicle.
cl, clean.
CL, clean.
CL, clear liquid.
cl, clear.
Cl, clear.
CL, clearance.
CL, cleft lip.
cl, cleft.
cl, clinic, clinical.
Cl, clinic.
CL, clinical laboratory.
CL, clomipramine.
cl, clonus.
CL, closed.
Cl, Clostridium.
Cl, closure.
cl, clotting.
cl, cloudy.
Cl, colistin.
CL, complex loading.
CL, confidence limit or level.
CL, constant domain of L chain.
C-L, consultation-liaison (setting).
CL, contact lens.
CL, corpus luteum.
CL, corrected (echo long axis) length.
CL, cricoid lamina.
CL, criterion level.
CL, critical list.
CL, cycle length.
CL, cytotoxic lymphocyte.
CL, lung compliance.
CL/CP, cleft lip/cleft palate.
CL/CP, cleft lip/cleft palate.
CL/P cleft lip with or without cleft palate.
CLA, cerebellar ataxia.
CLA, Certified Laboratory Assistant.
CLA, cervicolinguoaxial.
CLA, contralateral local anesthesia.
CLA, cutaneous lymphocyte antigen.
CLA, cyclic lysine anhydride.
ClAc, chloroacetyl.
CLAH, congenital lipoid adrenal hyperplasia.
Clam, cervical laminectomy.
CLAS, congenital localized absence of skin.
class, classif, classification.
clav, clavicle.
CLB, chlorambucil.
CLB, curvilinear body.
CLBBB, complete left bundle branch block.
CLBP, chronic low back pain.
CLC, Charcot-Leyden crystal.
CLC, Clerc-Levy-Critesco (syndrome).
CLCD, cleidocranial dysostosis.
CLCN, chloride channel.
CLCP, chymotrypsin-like cationic protein.
CLCS, colchicine sensitivity.
CLD, chloride diarrhea.
CLD, chronic liver disease.
CLD, chronic lung disease.
CLD, congenital limb deficiency.
CLD, crystal ligand field.
CLDH, choline dehydrogenase.
CLDP, Commercial Law Development Program.
Cldy, cloudy.
CLE, centrilobular emphysema.
CLE, continuous lumbar epidural (anesthesia).
CLED, cystine-lactose-electrolyte-deficient (agar).
CLF, calcification of ligamentum flavum.
CLF, cardiolipin fluorescent (antibody).
CLF, ceroid lipofuscinosis.
CLF, cholesterol-lecithin flocculation.
CLH, chronic lobular hepatitis.
CLH, cleft limb-heart (syndrome).
CLH, corpus luteum hormone.
CLH, cutaneous lymphoid hyperplasia.
CLI, complement lysis inhibitor.
CLI, corpus luteum insufficiency.
CLIA, Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act.
CLIF, cloning inhibitory factor.
CLIF, Crithidia luciliae immunofluorescence.
clin, clinic, clinical.
CLINPROT, Clinical Cancer Protocols.
CLIP, capitolunate instability pattern.
CLIP, corticotropin-like intermediate lobe peptide.
CL-IVR, cycle length of the idioventricular rhythm.
CLL, cholesterol-lowering lipid.
CLL, chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
CLL, cow lung lavage.
CLL/SLL, chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma.
CLMA, Clinical Laboratory Management Association.
CLMF, cytotoxic lymphocyte maturation factor.
CLML, Current List of Medical Literature.
CLMV, cauliflower mosaic virus.
clo, "clothing"—a unit of thermal insulation.
CLO, cod liver oil.
CLOF, clofibrate.
CLON, clonidine.
Clon, Clonorchis.
Clostr, Clostridium.
CLP, chymotrypsin-like protein.
CLP, cleft lip with cleft palate.
ClP, clinical pathology.
CLP, paced cycle length.
CLS, café-au-lait spot.
CLS, Clinical Laboratory Scientist.
CLS, Coffin-Lowry syndrome.
CLS, Cornelia de Lange syndrome.
CLSE, calf lung surfactant extract.
CLSH, corpus luteum stimulating hormone.
CLSL, chronic lymphosarcoma (cell) leukemia.
CLT(NCA), Laboratory Technician Certified by the National Certification Agency for Medical Laboratory Personnel.
CLT, Certified Laboratory Technician.
CLT, chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis.
CLT, Clinical Laboratory Technician.
CLT, clot lysis time.
CLT, clotting time.
CLT, lung-thorax compliance.
CLTB, total body clearance.
CLU, clusterin.
CLV, cassava latent virus.
CLV, constant linear velocity.
CLZ, clozapine.
CM, California mastitis (test).
CM, calmodulin
CM, capreomycin
CM, carboxymethyl
CM, cardiac murmur
CM, cardiac muscle
CM, cardiomyopathy
CM, carpometacarpal
CM, castrated male
CM, Caucasian male
CM, cause of death (form Latin causa mortis)
CM, cavernous malformation
CM, cell membrane
CM, center of mass
cM, centi -morgan.
cm, centimeter - 0.01 meters.
CM, centrum medianum.
CM, cerebral malaria
CM, cerebral mantle
CM, cervical mucosa or mucus
CM, Chick-Martin (coefficient)
CM, chloroquinemepacrine
CM, chondromalacia
CM, chopped meat (medium)
CM, circular muscle
CM, circulating monocyte
CM, circumferential measurement
CM, clindamycin
CM, clinical medicine
CM, clinical modification
CM, coccidioidal meningitis
CM, cochlear microphonic
CM, combined modality
CM, common migraine
CM, complete medium
CM, complications
CM, condition median
CM, conditioned medium
CM, congenital malformation
CM, congestive myocardiopathy
CM, continuous murmur
CM, contrast medium
CM, copulatory mechanism
CM, costal margin
CM, cow’s milk
Cm, curium.
CM, cytometry
CM, cytoplasmic membrane
CM, Master of Surgery (from Latin Chirurgiae Magister)
Cm, maximum clearance.
Cm, minimal concentration.
CM, narrow-diameter endosseous screw implant (form French crete manche).
cm2, square centimeter.
cm3, cubic centimeter.
CMA, Canadian Medical Association.
CMA, Certified Medical Assistant.
CMA, chronic metabolic acidosis.
CMA, cow’s milk allergy.
CMA, cultured macrophages.
CMAP, compound muscle (or motor) action potential.
CMAR, cell matrix adhesion regulator.
Cmax, Cmax, maximum concentration.
CMB, carbolic methylene blue.
CMB, Central Midwives’ Board.
CMB, chloromercuribenzoate.
CMBES, Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society.
CMC, carboxymethylcellulose.
CMC, care management continuity.
CMC, carpometacarpal.
CMC, cell-mediated cytolysis or cytotoxicity.
CMC, chloramphenicol.
CMC, chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis.
CMC, critical micellar concentration.
CMCC, chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis.
CMCJ, carpometacarpal joint.
CMCt, care management continuity across settings.
CMD, campomelic dysplasia.
CMD, camptomelic dwarfism.
CMD, cartilage matrix deficiency.
CMD, chief medical director.
CMD, childhood muscular dystrophy.
CMD, chronic myeloproliferative disease.
CMD, comparative mean dose.
CMD, congenital muscular dystrophy.
CMD, count median diameter.
cmDNA, cytoplasmic membrane-associated deoxyribonucleic acid.
CME, continuing medical education (American Medical Association On-Line CME Locator).
CMET, central mucoepidermoid tumor of the jaws.
CMF, cytoxan, methotrexate and 5-fluorouracil.
CMH, Cochran-Mantel-Haenszel test.
CMHC, community mental health centers.
CML, chronic myelogenous leukemia.
CMML, chronic myelomonocytic leukemia.
CMO, centric relation occlusion.
CMO, Chief Medical Officer (UK).
CMP, cardiomyopathy.
CMQ, Collège des médecins du Québec.
CMR, clinical materials requisition.
CMS, circulation, motion, sensation.
CMT, Charcot-Marie-Tooth (International).
CMV, cisplatin-methotrexate-vinblastine.
CMV, control medical ventilation.
CMV, cytomegalovirus.
CMVIG, cytomegalo virus immune globulin.
CN (2-12), cranial nerves (2 to 12).
CN, cranial nerve.
CNB, cannabinoids.
CNL, chronic neutrophilic leukemia.
CNL, constant neutral loss (scanning).
CNPA, chronic necrotizing pulmonary aspergillosis.
CNR, contrast-to-noise ratio.
CNS, central nervous system.
CNTF, ciliary neurotrophic factor.
cNTS, caudal region of nucleus tractus solitarius.
CNU-TNM, Comite Nacional Uruguayo TNM.
CNV, cranial nerve number 5.
CNX, cranial nerve number 10.
CO, carbon monoxide.
CO, cardiac output.
CO, check out.
CO, childhood-onset.
Co, cobalt.
COA, California Orthopaedic Association.
COA, Canadian Orthopaedic Association (Canadian Medical Association Affiliates).
COA, condition on admission.
COAD, chronic obstructive airways disease.
COD, cause of death.
COD, condition on discharge.
CO-GHD, childhood-onset growth hormone deficiency.
COGME, Council on Graduate Medical Education.
COLD, chronic obstructive lung disease.
COMP, compound.
COMSS, Council of Musculoskeletal Specialty Societies (also: AAOS Specialty Societies).
COMT, catechol-O-methyltransferase.
Con A, concavalin A.
Cong. fail., congestive failure.
CONs, normal controls.
Cons., consultant.
COOMR, Center for Orthopaedic Oncology and Musculoskeletal Research.
COPA, Certified Orthotic and Prosthetic Advocates.
COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
COPE, chronic obstructive pulmonary emphysema.
COR, Center for Orthopaedic Research.
CORF, Carolina Orthopaedic Research Foundation.
CORR, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (Journal).
COS, Canadian Oncology Society.
COS, Clinical Orthopaedic Society (AAOS Related Organizations).
COS, Colorado Orthopaedic Society.
COSTA test, compost stabilization test.
COVD, College of Optometrists in Vision Development.
COX, cytochrome c oxidase.
COX-II, cyclooxygenase-II.
CP, capsid protein.
CP, cerebral palsy.
CP, chest pain.
CP, coat protein.
CP2D-A, citrate-phosphate-double-dextrose adenine.
CPAP, continuous positive airway pressure.
CPB, cardiopulmonary bypass.
CPB, competitive protein binding.
CPC, clinicopathological correlation.
CPD, cephalopelvic disproportion.
CPD, citrate-phosphate-dextrose.
CPE, chronic pulmonary emphysema.
CPE, complete physical examination.
CPE, cytopathic effect.
CPHL, Central Public Health Laboratory.
CPK, creatine phosphokinase.
CPM, clinical project manager.
CPM, continuous passive motion machine (center for orthopaedics and sports medicine).
CPM, cyclophosphamide.
CPMA, California Podiatric Medical Association.
CPMS, chronic progressive multiple sclerosis.
CPPD, calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate.
CPR, cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
CPR, checks with previous results.
CPR, Contraceptive Prevalence Rate.
CPR, C-reactive protein.
CPT, Current Procedural Terminology.
CPV-2, parvovirus-2.
CPX, complete physical examination.
CPZ, cefoperazone.
CPZ, Chlorpromazine (Thorazine).
CR (1,2, and 3), leukocyte complement receptors.
CR&C, closed reduction and cast.
CR, chest radiogram.
CR, clinical records.
CR, closed reduction.
CR, complete remission/complete response.
CR, conditioned reflex.
CR, crown-rump.
CRA, Clinical Research Associate.
CRC, Cancer Research Campaign (UK).
CRC, colorectal carcinoma.
CREST, calcinosis, Raynaud's phenomenon, esophageal dysmotility, sclerodactyly, and telangiectasis.
CRF, case report form.
CRF, case report forms.
CRF, chronic renal failure.
CRF, corticotropin-releasing factor or hormone.
CRIS, controlled-release infusion system.
CRIT, critical hematocrit.
CRLs, cervical root lesions.
CRNA, certified registered nurse anesthetist.
CRO, cathode ray oscilloscope.
CRO, clinical research organizations.
CRO, Contract Research Organization.
CROM, cervical range of motion.
CROM, cervical range of motion.
CROME, congenital cataracts-epileptic fits-mental retardation (syndrome).
CROS, contralateral routing of signals (hearing aid).
CRP, chronic relapsing pancreatitis.
CRP, corneal-retinal potential.
CRP, coronary rehabilitation program.
CRP, C-reactive protein.
CrP, creatine phosphate.
CRP, cross-reacting protein.
CRP, cyclic AMP receptor protein.
CRPA, C-reactive protein antiserum.
CRPD, chronic restrictive pulmonary disease.
CRPF, chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium falciparum.
CRPF, closed reduction and percutaneous fixation.
CRPF, contralateral renal plasma flow.
CRPS, complex regional pain syndrome (type I and II).
CRRN, certified rehabilitation registered nurse.
CrRT, cranial radiotherapy.
CRS, Carroll rating scale for depression.
CRS, catheter-related sepsis.
CRS, caudal regression syndrome.
CRS, cervical spine radiography.
CRS, Chinese restaurant syndrome.
CRS, colon and rectum surgery.
CRS, compliance of the respiratory system.
CRS, congenital rubella syndrome.
CRS, craniosynostosis.
CRS, cryptidin-related sequence.
CRSM, cherry red spot myoclonus.
CRSP, comprehensive renal scintillation procedure.
CRST, calcinosis, Raynaud phenomenon, sclerodactyly, telangiectasia (syndrome).
CRT, cadaveric renal transplant.
CRT, capillary refill time.
CRT, cardiac resuscitation team.
CRT, cathode-ray tube.
CRT, Certified Record Techniques.
CRT, certified.
CRT, choice reaction time.
CRT, chromium release test.
CRT, complex reaction time.
CRT, computerized renal tomography.
CRT, copper reduction test.
CRT, corrected retention time.
CRT, corrected.
CRT, cortisone resistant thymocyte.
CRT, cranial radiation therapy.
crt, hematocrit.
CRTM, cartilage matrix protein.
CRTP, Consciousness Research and Training Project.
CRTT, Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician.
CRU, cardiac rehabilitation unit.
CRU, clinical research unit.
CRV, central retinal vein.
CRVF, congestive right ventricular failure.
CRVO, central retinal vein occlusion.
CRYG, gamma crystallin gene.
CRYM, crystallin, MU.
cryo, cryogenic.
cryo, cryoglobulin.
cryo, cryoprecipitate.
cryo, cryosurgery.
cryo, cryotherapy.
Cryoppt, cryoprecipitate.
crys, cryst crystal, crystaline.
CS, calf serum.
CS, campomelic syndrome.
CS, carcinoid syndrome.
CS, cardiogenic shock.
CS, caries-susceptible.
CS, carotid sheath.
CS, carotid sinus.
Cs, case.
CS, cat scratch.
CS, celiac sprue.
Cs, cell surface.
cS, centistoke.
CS, central service.
CS, central supply.
CS, cerebral scintigraphy.
CS, cerebrospinal.
CS, cervical spine.
CS, cervical stimulation.
CS, cesarean section.
Cs, cesium.
CS, chest strap.
CS, chief of staff.
CS, cholesterol stone.
CS, chondroitin sulfate.
CS, chorionic somatomammotropin.
cs, chromosome.
CS, chronic schizophrenia.
CS, cigarette smoker.
CS, citrate synthase.
CS, climacteric syndrome.
CS, clinic scheduling.
CS, clinical laboratory scientist.
CS, clinical stage.
CS, clinical status.
CS, Cockayne syndrome.
CS, complete stroke.
CS, compression syndrome.
CS, concentrated strength.
CS, conditioned stimulus.
CS, congenital syphilis.
CS, conjunctival secretion.
CS, conscious sedation.
CS, conscious, consciousness.
cs, consciousness.
CS, conservative surgery.
CS, constant spring.
CS, contact sensitivity.
CS, continue same.
CS, contrast sensitivity (test).
CS, control serum.
CS, convalescence, convalescent.
CS, coronary sclerosis.
CS, coronary sinus.
CS, corpus striatum.
CS, corticoid-sensitive.
CS, corticosteroid.
CS, crush syndrome.
CS, c-section, cesarean section.
CS, current smoker.
CS, current strength.
CS, Cushing syndrome.
CS, cycloserine.
CS, cyclosporine.
Cs, cyclosporine.
CS, IV clinical stage 4.
CSA, Canadian Standards Association.
CSA, canavaninosuccinic acid.
CSA, carbonyl salicylamide.
CSA, cell surface antigen.
CSA, chemical shift anisotropy.
CSA, chondroitin sulfate A.
CSA, chorionic somatomammotropin A.
CSA, colony-stimulating activity.
CSA, compressed spectral assay.
CSA, computerized spectral analysis.
CSA, Controlled Substances Act.
CSA, cross section area.
CSA, cyclosporine A.
CsA, cyclosporine A.
CSAA, Child Study Association of America.
CSAD, corporate services administration department.
CSAT, center for substance abuse treatment.
CSAVP, cerebral subarachnoid venous pressure.
CSB, Canadian Society for Biomechanics (Société Canadienne de Biomécanique).
csb, chromosome break.
CSB, congenital short bowel.
CSB, contaminated small bowel.
CSB, craniosynostosis, Boston type.
CSBF, coronary sinus blood flow.
CSBS, contaminated small bowel syndrome.
CSC, blow on blow (administration of small amounts of drugs at short intervals) (Fr.coup sur coup).
CSC, collagen sponge contraceptive.
CSC, corticostriatocerebellar.
CSC, cryogenic storage container.
CSCC, cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.
CSCD, Center for Sickle Cell Disease.
CSCI, corticosterone side-chain isomerase.
CSCR, Central Society for Clinical Research.
CSCV, critical serum chemistry value.
CSD, carotid sinus denervation.
CSD, cat scratch disease.
CSD, combined system disease.
CSD, conditionally streptomycin dependent.
CSD, conduction system disease.
CSD, cortical spreading depression.
CSD, craniospinal defect.
CSD, critical stimulus duration.
CSDB, cat scratch disease bacillus.
CSDMS, Canadian Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers.
CSE, clinical-symptom self-evaluation (questionnaire).
CSE, cone-shaped epiphysis.
CSE, conventional spin-echo.
CSE, cross-sectional echocardiography.
C-section, cesarean section.
CSEP, cortical somatosensory evoked potential.
CSER, cortical somatosensory evoked response.
CSF, cancer family syndrome.
CSF, cerebrospinal fluid.
CSF, classical swine fever.
CSF, cold stability factor.
CSF, colony-stimulating factor.
CS-F, colony-stimulating factor.
CSF, coronary sinus flow.
CSFH, cerebrospinal fluid hypotension.
CSFP, cerebrospinal fluid pressure.
CSFR, colony-stimulating factor receptor.
CSFV, cerebrospinal fluid volume.
CSF-WR, cerebrospinal fluid-Wassermann reaction.
CSG, cholecystography, cholecystogram.
csg, chromosome gap.
CSGBI, Cardiac Society of Great Britain and Ireland.
CSGBM, collagenase soluble glomerular basement membrane.
CSH, carotid sinus hypersensitivity.
CSH, chronic subdural hematoma.
CSH, combat support (army) hospital.
CSH, cortical stromal hyperplasia.
CSHA, Canadian Study of Health and Aging.
CSHE, California Society for Hospital Engineering.
CSHRH, congenital self-healing reticulohistiocytosis.
CSII, continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion.
CSK, chronic superficial keratitis.
CSM, clinical supply management.
CSMSD, Czech Society for Metabolic Skeletal Diseases (EFFO Member Society).
CSOS, Chinese Speaking Orthopaedic Society.
CSOT, Canadian Society of Orthopaedic Technologists.
CSP, cervical spine.
CSP, cyclosporine.
C-spine, cervical spine.
CSR, central supply room.
CSRS, Cervical Spine Research Society (also: AAOS Specialty Societies).
CSRT, corrected sinus recovery time.
CSS, Churg-Strauss syndrome.
Cst, corticosterone.
CSV, Cordis Standard Valves.
CSW, Certified Social Worker.
CT, carpal tunnel.
CT, cerebral thrombosis.
CT, cervical traction.
CT, cervical-thoracic.
CT, chemotherapy.
CT, clinical trial.
CT, computerized tomography.
CT, cor triatriatum.
CT, cytotrophoblast.
ct., count.
CTA, clear to auscultation (about lungs).
CTAB, clear to auscultation bilaterally (about lungs).
CTACK, cutaneous T-cell attracting chemokine.
CTB, cholera toxin subunit B.
CTB, confined to bed
CTC, common toxicity criteria.
CTD, connective tissue disease.
CTE, coefficient of thermal expansion.
CTEV, congenital talipes equinovarus.
CTF, central tegmental field.
CTL, cervical, thoracic, lumbar.
CTL, cytotoxic T lymphocytes.
CTLA, cytotoxic T-lymphocyte-associated antigen-4 (CD152).
CTNB, CT-guided needle biopsy.
CTO, clinical trials office.
CTR, carpal tunnel release.
CTR, coated tube radioimmunoassay.
CTS, carpal tunnel syndrome (carpal tunnel release: sample operative report).
CTSP, called to see patient.
CTX, clinical trials exemption.
CU, cause unknown.
CU, clinical unit.
cu, cubic.
CUA, cytosine-uracil-adenine codon for leucine.
CUC, cytosine-uracil-cytosine codon for leucine.
CUD, cause undetermined.
CUG, cytosine-uracil-guanine codon for leucine.
CUU, cytosine-uracil-uracil codon for leucine.
CV, cardiac volume.
CV, cardiovascular.
CV, cervical vertebra.
CV, color vision.
CV, cresyl violet (dye used in Gram staining).
CVA, cerebrovascular accident (stroke).
CVA, costovertebral angle.
CVC, central venous catheters.
CVD, cardiovascular disease.
CVD, cerebrovascular disease
CVG, contrast ventriculography.
CVI, cerebrovascular insufficiency.
CVMP, Committee for Veterinary Medicinal Product.
CVP, central venous pressure; normal range: 0 to 9 cm of water.
CVP, cytoxan, vincristine, prednisone
CVS, cardiovascular status.
CVS, cardiovascular system.
CVS, chorionic villous sampling.
CVVH, continuous veno-venous haemofiltration.
CVVHD, continuous veno-venous hemodialysis.
CW, chest wall.
CW, crutch walking.
CWHTO, closing wedge high tibial osteotomy.
CWI, crutch walking instructions.
CWP, cell wall protein.
CWP, childbirth without pain.
CWP, coal workers’ pneumoconiosis.
CX, cervix.
CX, chest x-ray.
CX, consciousness
Cx, cultures.
CXR, chest X-ray.
Cys, cysteine.
cysto, cystoscopic exam.

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