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tigrebright's version from 2017-07-13 20:47

Section 1

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AFib/a-fib/A-fibatrial fibrillation
alk phosalkaline phosphotase
appyappendectomy
bicarbbicarbonate
bilibilirubin
CBC with diffCBC with differential
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Section 2

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capscapsules
cathcatheter or catheterization
chemochemotherapy
cholecholecystectomy
crithematocrit
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Section 3

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DCdetox
digdigoxin or digitalis
dip sestadipyridamole sestamibi
double J stentJJ stent
echoechocardiogram
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Section 4

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eoseosinophil
examexamination
flex sigflexible sigmoidoscopy
FoleyFoley catheter
HCTZhydrochlorothiazide
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Section 5

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hem/onchematology/oncology
hep C (A,B)hepatitis C (A, B)
Kpotassium
KCIpotassium chloride
laclaceration
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Section 6

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lymphslymphocytes
lyteselectrolytes
magmagnesium
medsmedications
metsmetastasis or metastases
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Section 7

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migsmilligrams
mikesmicrograms
monosmonocytes
nebsnebulizers
neuroneurology or neurological
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Section 8

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neuropsychneuropsychiatry or neuropsychiatric
O2 satoxygen saturation
pathpathology
perfperforation
preoppreoperative
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Section 9

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postoppostoperative
preppedprepared
psychpsychiatry of psychology
pulse oxpulse oximetry
regurgregurgitation
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Section 10

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rehabrehabilitation
sat or sattingsaturation or saturating
sed ratesedimentation rate
segssegmented neutrophils
t. bilitotal bilirubin
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Section 11

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tabstablets
triple Aabdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)
V-tachventricular tachycardia
voc rehabvocational rehabilitation
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