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C - C Celsius centigrade complement

C - C certainty factor.

c - c clinical.

C - C clonidine.

C - C cortex.

C - C cysteine.

C - C cytosine.

C - C List.

C - C standard clearance.

C - C static respiratory compliance.

C C sect - C C sect C-section cesarean section. C&C cold and clammy.

C&M - C&M cocaine and morphine.

C&S - C&S calvarium and scalp.

C&S - C&S conjunctiva and sclera.

C&S - C&S culture and sensitivity.

c(with line over it) - c(with line over it) with.

c-ANCA - c-ANCA cytoplasmic antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies.

C-C - C-C convexo-concavc.

C-L - C-L consultation-liaison (setting).

C-section - C-section cesarean section.

C-spine - C-spine cervical spine.

C/C - C/C chief complaint.

C/M - C/M counts per minute.

C/O - C/O care of; complains of.

C/S - C/S cesarean section.

C/S - C/S cycles per second.

c/w - c/w compatible with.

C/W - C/W continue with.

C02 - C02 carbon dioxide.

C1 - C7 - C1 - C7 Cervical vertebrae.

C4S - C4S chondroitin-4-sulfate.

Ca - Ca calcium.

CA - CA cancer.

CA - CA carbonic anhydrase.

CA - CA carcinoma.

CA - CA cardiac arrest.

CA - CA catchment area.

CA - CA Caucasian adult.

CA - CA chromosomal aberration.

CA - CA chronological age.

CA - CA controlled atmospheres.

CA - CA cornu Ammonis (Ammon’s horn).

CA - CA corpus allatum.

CA - CA cytoxan plus adriamycin (treatment regimen).

CAA - CAA cerebral amyloid angiopathy.

CAA - CAA cytosine-adenine-adenine codon for glutamine.

CAB - CAB coronary artery bypass.

CABG - CABG coronary artery bypass graft.

CAC - CAC cytosine-adenine-cytosine codon for histidine.

CACO3 - CACO3 calcium carbonate.

CAD - CAD coronary artery disease.

CAE - CAE carotid artery endarterectomy.

CAF - CAF caffeine.

CAF - CAF Caucasian adult female

CAF - CAF cell adhesion factor.

CAF - CAF chloramphenicol.

CAF - CAF chronic atrial fibrillation.

CAF - CAF citric acid fermentation.

CAF - CAF cyclophosphamide adriamycin and 5-fluorouracil.

CAG - CAG cytosine-adenine-guanine codon for glutamine.

CAH - CAH chronic active hepatitis.

CAI - CAI carbonic anhydrase inhibitor.

CALGB - CALGB Cancer and Leukemia Group B (USA).

cALL - cALL common ALL.

CALLA - CALLA common acute lymphoblastic leukemia antigen.

CAM - CAM Caucasian adult male.

CAM - CAM Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

CAMIS - CAMIS Computer Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgery (Cleveland Clinic Foundation).

CAO - CAO chronic airflow obstruction.

CAOS - CAOS Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Systems (Hull University).

CAP - CAP College of American Pathologists.

CAPD - CAPD continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.

CAPMR - CAPMR Canadian Association of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

caps - caps capsules.

Car - Car carbapenem.

CAREMIS - CAREMIS Current Agricultural Management Information System.

CAS - CAS computer aided surgery (Journal).

CaSac - CaSac calcium saccharin.

CASIB - CASIB computer-assisted frameless stereotactic interstitial brachytherapy.

CAST-6 - CAST-6 Children of Alcoholics Screening Test 6-Item Version.

CASTLE - CASTLE carcinoma showing thymus-like differentiation.

CAT - CAT cataract.

CAT - CAT chloramphenicol avetyltransferase.

CAT - CAT coital alignment technique.

CAT - CAT computed axial tomography.

CATCH - CATCH critically attained threshold of cerebral hypoperfusion.

Cath - Cath catheter.

CAU - CAU cytosine-adenine-uracil codon for histidine.

CAV - CAV cytoxan adriamycin and vincristine.

CAVB - CAVB chronic AV block.

CAVH - CAVH continuous arterio-venous haemofiltration.

CAVHD - CAVHD continuous arterio-venous haemodialysis.

CB - CB chest-back.

CB - CB chronic bronchitis

CB - CB current complaint.

CB/CC - CB/CC centroblastic/centrocytic lymphoma.

CB3S - CB3S Coxsackie B3 virus susceptibility.

CBC - CBC combinatorial chemistry.

CBC - CBC complete blood count.

CBD - CBD common bile duct.

CBD - CBD corticobasal degeneration.

CBDS - CBDS corticobasal degeneration syndrome.

CBF - CBF cerebral blood flow.

CBF - CBF core binding factor (16q22).

CBF - CBF coronary blood flow.

CBG - CBG cortisol binding globulin.

CBGD - CBGD cortical-basal ganglionic degeneration.

CBI - CBI continuous bladder irrigation.

CBP - CBP colon anastomosis bursting pressure.

CBPP - CBPP contagious bovine pleuropneumonia.

CBQ - CBQ California Behavior Questionnaire.

CBQ - CBQ cellobiose:quinone oxidoreductase.

CBQ - CBQ Childbearing Questionnaire.

CBQ - CBQ Children’s Behavior Questionnaire.

CBQ - CBQ Conflict Behavior Questionnaire.

CBR - CBR complete bed rest.

CBS - CBS cervicobrachial syndrome

CBS - CBS chronic brain syndrome.

CBS - CBS clinical behavioral science.

CBS - CBS conjugated bile salts.

CBS - CBS culture-bound syndrome.

CBS - CBS cystathionine beta-synthase.

CBT - CBT carotid body tumor.

CBT - CBT cognitive behavioral treatment/therapy.

CBT - CBT computed body tomography.

CBV - CBV capillary blood cell velocity.

CBV - CBV catheter balloon valvuloplasty.

CBV - CBV central blood volume.

CBV - CBV cerebral blood volume.

CBV - CBV circulating blood volume.

CBV - CBV corrected blood volume.

CBV - CBV cortical blood volume.

CBV - CBV Coxsackie B virus.

CBVD - CBVD cerebrovascular disease.

CBW - CBW chemical and biological warfare.

CBX - CBX computer-based examination.

CBZ - CBZ carbamazepine.

CC - CC Caucasian child.

CC - CC cc cubic centimeter.

CC - CC chief complaint.

cc - cc clean catch.

CC - CC closed cup.

CC - CC closing capacity.

CC - CC collagenous colitis.

CC - CC colony count.

CC - CC colorectal cancer.

CC - CC columnar cells.

CC - CC commission certified.

CC - CC common cold.

CC - CC complicating condition.

CC - CC compound cathartic.

CC - CC computer calculated.

cc - cc concave.

Cc - Cc concave.

CC - CC concordance.

CC - CC congenital cardiopathy.

CC - CC congenital cataract.

CC - CC consumptive coagulopathy.

CC - CC contrast cystogram.

CC - CC conversion complete.

CC - CC coracoclavicular.

CC - CC cord compression.

CC - CC corpora cardiaca.

CC - CC corpus callosum.

cc - cc corrected.

CC - CC costochondral.

CC - CC Coulter counter.

CC - CC craniocaudal.

CC - CC craniocervical.

CC - CC creatinine clearance.

CC - CC critical care.

CC - CC critical condition.

CC - CC Crohn colitis.

CC - CC Cronkhite-Canada (syndrome).

CC - CC crus cerebri.

cc - cc cubic centimeter.

CC - CC Current Contents.

CC&C - CC&C colony count and culture.

CCA - CCA cephalin cholesterol antigen.

CCA - CCA chick cell agglutination.

CCA - CCA chimpanzee coryza agent.

CCA - CCA choriocarcinoma.

CCA - CCA circulating cathodic antigen.

CCA - CCA circumflex coronary artery.

CCA - CCA common carotid artery.

CCA - CCA congenital contractural arachnodactyly.

CCA - CCA constitutional chromosome abnormality.

CCA - CCA Consultative Committee on Agriculture .

CCA - CCA cytosine-cytosine-adenine codon for proline.

CCAT - CCAT chick cell agglutination test.

CCAT - CCAT conglutinating complement absorption test.

CCB - CCB calcium channel blocker.

CCBV - CCBV central circulating blood volume.

CCC - CCC care-cure coordination.

CCC - CCC cathodal closure contraction.

CCC - CCC chronic calculous cholecystitis.

CCC - CCC chronic catarrhal colitis.

CCC - CCC comprehensive care clinic.

CCC - CCC concurrent care concern.

CCC - CCC consecutive case conference.

CCC - CCC council on clinical classification.

CCC - CCC critical care complex.

CCC - CCC cylindrical confronting cistemae.

CCC - CCC cytosine-cytosine-cytosine codon for proline.

CCCAD - CCCAD The Canadian Consensus Conference on the Assessment of Dementia.

CCCC - CCCC centrifugal countercurrent chromatography

cccDNA covalently closed circular deoxyribonucleic - cccDNA covalently closed circular deoxyribonucleic acid.

CCCE - CCCE cross-cultural cognitive examination.

CCCI - CCCI cathodal closure clonus.

CCCP - CCCP carbonyl cyanide m-chloro-phenyl-hydrazone.

CCCR - CCCR closed chest cardiac resuscitation.

CCCS - CCCS Canadian Committee on Cancer Staging.

CCCS - CCCS condom catheter collecting system.

CCCT - CCCT closed craniocerebral trauma.

CCCU - CCCU comprehensive cardiac care unit.

CCD - CCD calibration curve data

CCD - CCD central core disease.

CCD - CCD charge-coupled device.

CCD - CCD childhood celiac disease.

CCD - CCD cleidocranial dysplasia.

CCD - CCD clinical cardiovascular disease.

CCD - CCD countercurrent distribution.

CCD - CCD cumulative cardiotoxic dose.

CCDC - CCDC Canadian Communicable Disease Center.

CCDN - CCDN Central Council for District Nursing.

CcDNA - CcDNA closed circle deoxyribonucleic acid.

CCE - CCE carboline carboxylic acid ester.

CCE - CCE chamois contagious ecthyma.

CCE - CCE clear-cell endothelioma.

CCE - CCE countercurrent electrophoresis.

CCE - CCE cyanosis clubbing or edema.

CCEHRP - CCEHRP Committee to Coordinate Environmental Health and Related Programs.

CCEI - CCEI Crown-Crisp Experimental Index.

CCF - CCF cancer coagulation factor.

CCF - CCF cardiolipin complement fixation.

CCF - CCF carotid-cavernous fistula.

CCF - CCF centrifuged culture fluid.

CCF - CCF cephalin-cholesterol flocculation.

CCF - CCF compound comminuted fracture.

CCF - CCF congestive cardiac failure.

CCF - CCF crystal-induced chemotactic factor..

CCFA - CCFA cefotoxin-cycloserine fructose agar.

CCFAS - CCFAS compact colony-forming active substance.

CCFE - CCFE cyclophosphamide cisplatin fluorouracil and extramustine.

CCFMG - CCFMG Cooperating Committee on Foreign Medical Graduates.

CCFPC - CCFPC Certificant member College of Family Physicians of Canada.

CCG - CCG Children's Cancer Group (USA).

CCG - CCG cholecystogram cholecystography.

CCG - CCG clinically coherent group.

CCG - CCG cytosine-cytosine-guanine codon for proline.

CCGC - CCGC capillary column gas chromotography.

CCH - CCH C-cell hyperplasia.

CCh - CCh cholinergic agonist carbachol.

CCH - CCH chronic chloride hemagglutination.

CCH - CCH chronic cholestatic hepatitis.

CCH - CCH circumscribed choroidal hemangiomas.

CCHA - CCHA Canadian Council on Hospital Accreditation.

CCHD - CCHD Chester County Health Department.

CCHD - CCHD cyanotic congenital heart disease.

CCHE - CCHE Central Council for Health Education.

CCHFA - CCHFA Canadian Council on Health Facilities Accreditation.

CCHMS - CCHMS Central Committee for Hospital Medical Services.

CCHP - CCHP Consumer Choice Health Plan.

CCHS - CCHS congenital central hypoventilation syndrome.

CCI - CCI Cardiovascular Credentialing International.

CCI - CCI cholesterol crystallization inhibitor.

CCI - CCI chronic coronary insufficiency.

CCI - CCI common client interface.

CCI - CCI corrected count increment.

CCID50 - CCID50 cell culture infectious dose 50 %.

CCK - CCK cholecystokinin.

CCK-8 - CCK-8 cholecystokinin octapeptide.

CCK-OP - CCK-OP cholecystokinin octapeptide.

CCK-PZ - CCK-PZ cholecystokinin-pancreozymin.

CCKLI - CCKLI cholecystokinin-like immunoreactivity

CCKRB - CCKRB cholecystokinin receptor B.

CCL - CCL carcinoma cell line.

CCL - CCL certified cell line.

CCL - CCL Charcot-Leyden crystal.

CCL - CCL continuing care level.

CCL - CCL critical carbohydrate level.

CCLI - CCLI composite clinical and laboratory index.

CCM - CCM cerebrocostomandibular (syndrome).

CCM - CCM chemical cleavage of mismatch.

CCM - CCM congestive cardiomyopathy.

CCM - CCM contextual choice model.

CCM - CCM craniocervical malformation.

CCM - CCM critical care medicine.

CCMC - CCMC Committee on the Costs of Medical Care.

CCME - CCME Coordinating Council on Medical Education.

CCMS - CCMS cerebrocostomandjbular syndrome.

CCMS - CCMS clean catch midstream (urine).

CCMS - CCMS clinical care management system.

CCMSU - CCMSU clean catch midstream urine.

CCMT - CCMT catechol methyltransferase.

CCMU - CCMU critical care medical unit.

CCN - CCN caudal central nucleus.

CCN - CCN community care network.

CCN - CCN coronary care nursing.

CCN - CCN critical care nursing.

CCNHP - CCNHP community college nursing home project.

CCNU - CCNU N-(2-chloroethyl)-N’-cyclo-hexyl-N-nitrosourea.

CCO - CCO cytochrome C oxidase.

CCOT - CCOT cervical compression overloading test.

CCPD - CCPD continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis.

CCR - CCR continuous complete remission.

CCRG - CCRG Children's Cancer Research Group (Oxford UK).

CCS - CCS Canadian Cancer Society.

CCS - CCS serum corticosterone.

CCSC - CCSC Canadian Cardiovascular Society Classification.

CCU - CCU coronary/cardiac care unit.

CCU - CCU cytosine-cytosine-uracil codon for proline.

CD - CD cadaver donor.

CD - CD Cadmium (Cd).

CD - CD candela (cd).

CD - CD canine distemper.

CD - CD canine dose.

CD - CD carbohydrate dehydratase.

CD - CD carbon dioxide.

CD - CD cardiac disease.

CD - CD cardiac dullness.

CD - CD cardiac dysrhythmia.

CD - CD cardiovascular disease.

CD - CD Carrel-Dakin (fluid).

CD - CD Castleman disease.

CD - CD caudad caudal.

CD - CD caudal (cd or cd).

CD - CD cause of death.

CD - CD celiac disease.

CD - CD cell dissociation.

CD - CD cervico dorsal.

CD - CD cesarean delivery.

CD - CD chemical dependancy.

CD - CD circular dichroism.

CD - CD cluster of differentiation (eg. CD4 CD8) - full list of CDs.

CD - CD coccygeal (cd).

CD - CD color doppler.

CD - CD combination drug.

CD - CD common (bile) duct.

CD - CD communicable disease.

CD - CD compact disk.

CD - CD completely denaturated.

CD - CD conceptual design.

CD - CD conduct disorder.

CD - CD conduction disorder.

CD - CD condylion (cd).

CD - CD conjugata diagonalis.

CD - CD consanguineous donor.

CD - CD consent decree.

CD - CD contact dermatitis.

CD - CD contagious disease.

CD - CD control diet.

CD - CD controlled drug.

CD - CD conventional dialysis.

CD - CD convulsive disorder.

CD - CD convulsive dose.

CD - CD corneal dystrophy.

CD - CD Cotrel-Dubousset (rod).

CD - CD Crohn disease.

CD - CD crossed diagonal.

CD - CD curative dose.

CD - CD cutdown.

CD - CD cystic duct

CD138 - CD138 plasma cell membrane receptor.

CD138/B-B4 - CD138/B-B4 immunoperoxidase stain using an antibody against CD 138.

CDA - CDA congenital dyserythropoietic anemia.

CDC - CDC Centers for Disease Control.

CDG - CDG Congenital disorders of glycosylation.

CDGS - CDGS carbohydrate-deficient glycoprotein syndrome.

CDH - CDH congenital dislocation of the hip.

CDH - CDH congenital dysplasia of hip.

CDI - CDI clean dry intact.

Cdiff - Cdiff C-diff Clostridium difficile.

CDMS - CDMS clinically definite multiple sclerosis.

cDNA - cDNA complementary DNA (a synthetic DNA copied from mRNA).

CDO - CDO congenital duodenal obstruction.

CDR - CDR Clinical Dementia Rating.

CDR - CDR complementarity-determining regions.

CDS - CDS cervico-dorsal syndrome.

CDT - CDT carbohydrate-deficient transferrin.

CE - CE carboxylesterases.

CE - CE chloracetate esterase.

CE - CE european conformity.

CE angle (radiograph) - CE angle (radiograph) center-edge angle.

CEA - CEA carcinoembryonic antigen.

CEC - CEC chloroethylclonidine.

CEF - CEF cytoxan plus epirubicin plus 5.

Ceff - 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 - CENELEC European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization.

CERAD - CERAD Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer’s Disease.

Cervical dil. - Cervical dil. cervical dilation.

CEZ - CEZ cefazolin.

CF - CF Clofibrate.

CF - CF compare refer to.

CF - CF complement fixation.

CF - CF cystic fibrosis.

CFAE - CFAE ceftiofur free acid equivalent.

CFC - CFC colony-forming cells.

CFCOT - CFCOT College Francais des Chirurgiens Orthopedistes et Traumatologues.

CFDI - CFDI colour-flow duplex imaging.

CFIDS - CFIDS Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome.

CFM - CFM continuous electronic fetal monitoring.

CFNS - CFNS chills fever night sweats.

CFP - CFP call for papers.

CFPC - CFPC College of Family Physicians of Canada.

CFS - CFS Chronic Fatigue (and Immune Dysfunction) Syndrome.

CFS/ME - CFS/ME chronic fatigue syndrome (often called myalgic encephalomyelitis especially in the UK).

CFTR - CFTR cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator.

CFU - CFU colony forming units.

CFU-GEMM - CFU-GEMM colony-forming units generating granulocytes erythroblasts macrophages and megakaryiocytes.

CFU-S - CFU-S spleen colony-forming units.

CFUc - CFUc colony-forming unit cells.

cg - cg centigram.

CG - CG chorionic gonadotropin.

CgA - CgA chromogranin A.

CGA - CGA compressed gas association.

CGA - CGA Contact Guard Assist (physical therapy).

CGA - CGA cytosine-guanine-adenine codon for arginine.

CGC - CGC cytosine-guanine-cytosine codon for arginine.


CGD - CGD chronic granulomatous disease.

CGG - CGG cytosine-guanine-guanine codon for arginine.

CGH - CGH comparative genomic hybridization - cytogenetics method.

CGL - CGL chronic granulocytic leukemia (previous name for CML).

CGN - CGN crescentic glomerulonephritis.

CGRP - CGRP calcitonin gene-related peptide.

CGU - CGU cytosine-guanine-uracil codon for arginine.

cGy - cGy centi Gray (unit of radiation).

CH - CH characteristic.

CH - CH chest.

CH - CH chief.

CH - CH chronic.

CH - CH crown-heel.

ch. br. syn. - ch. br. syn. chronic brain syndrome.

CH50 - CH50 total functional hemolytic complement.

CHA - CHA calcium hydroxyapatite.

CHA - CHA congenital hypoplastic anemia.

cHA - cHA coralline hydroxyapatite.

CHD - CHD congenital dislocation of the hip.

CHD - CHD congenital heart disease

CHD - CHD coronary heart disease.

ChE - ChE cholinesterases.

chemo - chemo chemotherapy.

CHF - CHF congestive heart failure.

CHG - CHG change.

CHI - CHI closed head injury.

CHILD syndrome - CHILD syndrome congenital hemidysplasia with ichthyosiform erythrodermal and limb defects.

CHL - CHL classical Hodgkin lymphoma.

ChlVPP - ChlVPP chlorambucil vinblastine procarbazine and prednisone.

CHOL - CHOL serum cholesterol.

CHR - CHR chronic.

CHR - CHR chronological.

CHS - CHS calvarial hyperostotic syndrome.

CHS - CHS Chediak-Higashi syndrome.

CHS - CHS customized headholder system.

CHS1 - CHS1 Chediak Higashi syndrome gene located on chromosome 1 (1q42-44).

CHT - CHT classical heart transplantation.

CI - CI cardiac index (cardiac output divided by the patient's body surface area); normal 2.8-4.2 L/min/m2.

CI - CI cardiac insufficiency.

CI - CI cerebral infarction.

CI - CI confidence interval.

CIA - CIA collagen-induced arthritis.

CIBIC-Plus - CIBIC-Plus Clinician’s Interview Based Impression of Change Plus Caregiver Input.

CIC - CIC circulating immune complexes.

CIC - CIC crisis intervention clinic.

CICU - CICU cardiac intensive care unit.

CID - CID carpal instability dissociative.

CID - CID collision-induced dissociation.

CIDA - CIDA Canadian International Development Agency.

CIDP - CIDP chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy.

CIG - CIG cigarette consumption.

cig - cig cigarette.

CIG - CIG cold insoluble globulin.

CIG - CIG cryosurgical iceball gauge.

cIg - cIg cytoplasmic immunoglobulin.

cIgM - cIgM cytoplasmic immunoglobulin M.

CIK - CIK cytokine induced-killer cells.

CIMF - CIMF chronic idiopathic myelofibrosis.

CIMMYT - CIMMYT International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center.

CIN - CIN cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (grades I II III).

CIND - CIND carpal instability non-dissociative.

CIP - CIP clinical investigation plan.

CIP - CIP International Foot and Ankle Society.

CIRC - CIRC circulation.

CIRC - CIRC circumference.

CIS - CIS carcinoma in situ.

cis-DDP - cis-DDP cis-diamminedichloroplatinum.

CISH - CISH chromosomal in situ hybridization.

CJD - CJD Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.

CJF - CJF carotid-jugular fistula.

CK - CK check.

CK - CK creatine kinase.

CK - CK cytokeratin.

CK 1-8 - CK 1-8 neutral to basic cytokeratin.

CK 18 - CK 18 cytokeratin found in hepatocyte renal tubular cell ductular epithelia mesothelia

CK 9-20 - CK 9-20 acidic cytokeratin.

CKD - CKD result checked.

CKI - CKI casein kinase I.

CKMB - CKMB creatine kinase muscle band.

CKS - CKS classic Kaposi sarcoma.

CL - CL capillary lumen.

CL - CL cardiolipin.

CL - CL cell line.

cl - cl centiliter.

CL - CL centralis lateralis.

CL - CL chemiluminescence.

CL - CL chest and left arm (lead in electrocardiography).

Cl - Cl chloride.

Cl - Cl chlorine.

CL - CL cholelithiasis.

CL - CL cholesterol-lecithin.

CL - CL chronic leukemia.

CL - CL cirrhosis of liver.

cl - cl clarified.

Cl - Cl clavicle.

CL - CL clavicle.

cl - cl clean.

CL - CL clean.

CL - CL clear liquid.

cl - cl clear.

Cl - Cl clear.

CL - CL clearance.

CL - CL cleft lip.

cl - cl cleft.

cl - cl clinic clinical.

Cl - Cl clinic.

CL - CL clinical laboratory.

CL - CL clomipramine.

cl - cl clonus.

CL - CL closed.

Cl - Cl Clostridium.

Cl - Cl closure.

cl - cl clotting.

cl - cl cloudy.

Cl - Cl colistin.

CL - CL complex loading.

CL - CL confidence limit or level.

CL - CL constant domain of L chain.

CL - CL contact lens.

CL - CL corpus luteum.

CL - CL corrected (echo long axis) length.

CL - CL cricoid lamina.

CL - CL criterion level.

CL - CL critical list.

CL - CL cycle length.

CL - CL cytotoxic lymphocyte.

CL - CL lung compliance.

CL VOID - CL VOID clean voided specimen (urine).

CL(P) - CL(P) cleft lip without cleft palate.

CL-ABE - CL-ABE chemiluminescence avidin-biotin enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay.

CL-IVR - CL-IVR cycle length of the idioventricular rhythm.

CL/CP - CL/CP cleft lip/cleft palate.

CL/CP - CL/CP cleft lip/cleft palate.

CL/P cleft lip with or without cleft palate. - CL/P cleft lip with or without cleft palate.

CLA - CLA cerebellar ataxia.

CLA - CLA Certified Laboratory Assistant.

CLA - CLA cervicolinguoaxial.

CLA - CLA contralateral local anesthesia.

CLA - CLA cutaneous lymphocyte antigen.

CLA - CLA cyclic lysine anhydride.

ClAc - ClAc chloroacetyl.

CLAH - CLAH congenital lipoid adrenal hyperplasia.

Clam - Clam cervical laminectomy.

CLAS - CLAS congenital localized absence of skin.

class - class classif classification.

clav - clav clavicle.

CLB - CLB chlorambucil.

CLB - CLB curvilinear body.

CLBBB - CLBBB complete left bundle branch block.

CLBP - CLBP chronic low back pain.

CLC - CLC Charcot-Leyden crystal.

CLC - CLC Clerc-Levy-Critesco (syndrome).

CLCD - CLCD cleidocranial dysostosis.

CLCN - CLCN chloride channel.

CLCP - CLCP chymotrypsin-like cationic protein.

CLCS - CLCS colchicine sensitivity.

CLD - CLD chloride diarrhea.

CLD - CLD chronic liver disease.

CLD - CLD chronic lung disease.

CLD - CLD congenital limb deficiency.

CLD - CLD crystal ligand field.

CLDH - CLDH choline dehydrogenase.

CLDP - CLDP Commercial Law Development Program.

Cldy - Cldy cloudy.

CLE - CLE centrilobular emphysema.

CLE - CLE continuous lumbar epidural (anesthesia).

CLED - CLED cystine-lactose-electrolyte-deficient (agar).

CLF - CLF calcification of ligamentum flavum.

CLF - CLF cardiolipin fluorescent (antibody).

CLF - CLF ceroid lipofuscinosis.

CLF - CLF cholesterol-lecithin flocculation.

CLH - CLH chronic lobular hepatitis.

CLH - CLH cleft limb-heart (syndrome).

CLH - CLH corpus luteum hormone.

CLH - CLH cutaneous lymphoid hyperplasia.

CLI - CLI complement lysis inhibitor.

CLI - CLI corpus luteum insufficiency.

CLIA - CLIA Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act.

CLIF - CLIF cloning inhibitory factor.

CLIF - CLIF Crithidia luciliae immunofluorescence.

clin - clin clinic clinical.

CLINPROT - CLINPROT Clinical Cancer Protocols.

CLIP - CLIP capitolunate instability pattern.

CLIP - CLIP corticotropin-like intermediate lobe peptide.

CLL - CLL cholesterol-lowering lipid.

CLL - CLL chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

CLL - CLL cow lung lavage.

CLL/SLL - CLL/SLL chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma.

CLMA - CLMA Clinical Laboratory Management Association.

CLMF - CLMF cytotoxic lymphocyte maturation factor.

CLML - CLML Current List of Medical Literature.

CLMV - CLMV cauliflower mosaic virus.

clo - clo "clothing"—a unit of thermal insulation.

CLO - CLO cod liver oil.

CLOF - CLOF clofibrate.

CLON - CLON clonidine.

Clon - Clon Clonorchis.

Clostr - Clostr Clostridium.

CLP - CLP chymotrypsin-like protein.

CLP - CLP cleft lip with cleft palate.

ClP - ClP clinical pathology.

CLP - CLP paced cycle length.

CLS - CLS café-au-lait spot.

CLS - CLS Clinical Laboratory Scientist.

CLS - CLS Coffin-Lowry syndrome.

CLS - CLS Cornelia de Lange syndrome.

CLSE - CLSE calf lung surfactant extract.

CLSH - CLSH corpus luteum stimulating hormone.

CLSL - CLSL chronic lymphosarcoma (cell) leukemia.

CLSM - CLSM confocal laser scanning microscopy.

CLT - CLT Certified Laboratory Technician.

CLT - CLT chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis.

CLT - CLT Clinical Laboratory Technician.

CLT - CLT clot lysis time.

CLT - CLT clotting time.

CLT - CLT lung-thorax compliance.

CLT(NCA) - CLT(NCA) Laboratory Technician Certified by the National Certification Agency for Medical Laboratory Personnel.

CLTB - CLTB total body clearance.

CLU - CLU clusterin.

CLV - CLV cassava latent virus.

CLV - CLV constant linear velocity.

CLZ - CLZ clozapine.

CM - CM California mastitis (test).

CM - CM calmodulin

CM - CM capreomycin

CM - CM CarboMedics (heart valves).

CM - CM carboxymethyl

CM - CM cardiac murmur

CM - CM cardiac muscle

CM - CM cardiomyopathy

CM - CM carpometacarpal

CM - CM castrated male

CM - CM Caucasian male

CM - CM cause of death (form Latin causa mortis)

CM - CM cavernous malformation

CM - CM cell membrane

CM - CM center of mass

cM - cM centi -morgan.

cm - cm centimeter - 0.01 meters.

CM - CM centrum medianum.

CM - CM cerebral malaria

CM - CM cerebral mantle

CM - CM cervical mucosa or mucus

CM - CM Chick-Martin (coefficient)

CM - CM chloroquinemepacrine

CM - CM chondromalacia

CM - CM chopped meat (medium)

CM - CM circular muscle

CM - CM circulating monocyte

CM - CM circumferential measurement

CM - CM clindamycin

CM - CM clinical medicine

CM - CM clinical modification

CM - CM coccidioidal meningitis

CM - CM cochlear microphonic

CM - CM codling moth.

CM - CM combined modality

CM - CM common migraine

CM - CM complete medium

CM - CM complications

CM - CM condition median

CM - CM conditioned medium

CM - CM congenital malformation

CM - CM congestive myocardiopathy

CM - CM continuous murmur

CM - CM contrast medium

CM - CM copulatory mechanism

CM - CM costal margin

CM - CM cow’s milk

Cm - Cm curium.

CM - CM cytometry

CM - CM cytoplasmic membrane

CM - CM Master of Surgery (from Latin Chirurgiae Magister)

Cm - Cm maximum clearance.

Cm - Cm minimal concentration.

CM - CM narrow-diameter endosseous screw implant (form French crete manche).

cm2 - cm2 square centimeter.

cm3 - cm3 cubic centimeter.

CMA - CMA Canadian Medical Association.

CMA - CMA Certified Medical Assistant.

CMA - CMA chronic metabolic acidosis.

CMA - CMA cow’s milk allergy.

CMA - CMA cultured macrophages.

CMAP - CMAP compound muscle (or motor) action potential.

CMAR - CMAR cell matrix adhesion regulator.

Cmax - Cmax Cmax maximum concentration.

CMB - CMB carbolic methylene blue.

CMB - CMB Central Midwives’ Board.

CMB - CMB chloromercuribenzoate.

CMBES - CMBES Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society.

CMC - CMC carboxymethylcellulose.

CMC - CMC care management continuity.

CMC - CMC carpometacarpal.

CMC - CMC cell-mediated cytolysis or cytotoxicity.

CMC - CMC chloramphenicol.

CMC - CMC chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis.

CMC - CMC critical micellar concentration.

CMCC - CMCC chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis.

CMCJ - CMCJ carpometacarpal joint.

CMCt - CMCt care management continuity across settings.

CMD - CMD campomelic dysplasia.

CMD - CMD camptomelic dwarfism.

CMD - CMD cartilage matrix deficiency.

CMD - CMD chief medical director.

CMD - CMD childhood muscular dystrophy.

CMD - CMD chronic myeloproliferative disease.

CMD - CMD comparative mean dose.

CMD - CMD congenital muscular dystrophy.

CMD - CMD count median diameter.

cmDNA - cmDNA cytoplasmic membrane-associated deoxyribonucleic acid.

CME - CME continuing medical education (American Medical Association On-Line CME Locator).

CMET - CMET central mucoepidermoid tumor of the jaws.

CMF - CMF cyclophosphamide methotrexate and 5-fluorouracil.

CMF - CMF cytoxan methotrexate and 5-fluorouracil.

CMF/VP - CMF/VP cyclophosphamide methotrexate 5-fluorouracil vincristine

CMH - CMH Cochran-Mantel-Haenszel test.

CMHC - CMHC community mental health centers.

CMI - CMI combined mechanical injury.

CML - CML chronic myelogenous leukemia.

CMML - CMML chronic myelomonocytic leukemia.

CMO - CMO centric relation occlusion.

CMO - CMO Chief Medical Officer (UK).

CMP - CMP cardiomyopathy.

CMQ - CMQ Collège des médecins du Québec.

CMR - CMR clinical materials requisition.

CMS - CMS circulation motion sensation.

CMT - CMT Charcot-Marie-Tooth (International).

CMT - CMT combined modality therapy.

CMT1A - CMT1A Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1A.

CMV - CMV cisplatin-methotrexate-vinblastine.

CMV - CMV control medical ventilation.

CMV - CMV cytomegalovirus.

CMVIG - CMVIG cytomegalo virus immune globulin.

CN - CN cranial nerve.

CN (2-12) - CN (2-12) cranial nerves (2 to 12).

CNB - CNB cannabinoids.

CNL - CNL chronic neutrophilic leukemia.

CNL - CNL constant neutral loss (scanning).

CNPA - CNPA chronic necrotizing pulmonary aspergillosis. and respiratory epithelia.

CNR - CNR contrast-to-noise ratio.

CNS - CNS central nervous system.

CNTF - CNTF ciliary neurotrophic factor.

cNTS - cNTS caudal region of nucleus tractus solitarius.

CNU-TNM - CNU-TNM Comite Nacional Uruguayo TNM.

CNV - CNV cranial nerve number 5.

CNX - CNX cranial nerve number 10.

CO - CO carbon monoxide.

CO - CO cardiac output.

CO - CO check out.

CO - CO childhood-onset.

Co - Co cobalt.

CO-GHD - CO-GHD childhood-onset growth hormone deficiency.

COA - COA California Orthopaedic Association.

COA - COA Canadian Orthopaedic Association (Canadian Medical Association Affiliates).

COA - COA condition on admission.

COAD - COAD chronic obstructive airways disease.

COAG - COAG coagulation.

COD - COD cause of death.

COD - COD condition on discharge.

COGME - COGME Council on Graduate Medical Education.

COLD - COLD chronic obstructive lung disease.

COMP - COMP compound.

COMSS - COMSS Council of Musculoskeletal Specialty Societies (also: AAOS Specialty Societies).

COMT - COMT catechol-O-methyltransferase.

Con A - Con A concavalin A.

Cong. fail. - Cong. fail. congestive failure.

CONs - CONs normal controls.

Cons. - Cons. consultant.

COOMR - COOMR Center for Orthopaedic Oncology and Musculoskeletal Research.

COP - COP center of pressure.

COPA - COPA Certified Orthotic and Prosthetic Advocates.

COPD - COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

COPE - COPE chronic obstructive pulmonary emphysema.

COPE Calendar of Premenstrual Experiences (scale). - COPE Calendar of Premenstrual Experiences (scale).

COR - COR Center for Orthopaedic Research.

CORF - CORF Carolina Orthopaedic Research Foundation.

CORR - CORR Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (Journal).

COS - COS Canadian Oncology Society.

COS - COS Clinical Orthopaedic Society (AAOS Related Organizations).

COS - COS Colorado Orthopaedic Society.

COSTA test - COSTA test compost stabilization test.

COVD - COVD College of Optometrists in Vision Development.

COVD - COVD College of Optometrists in Vision Development.

COX - COX cytochrome c oxidase.

COX-II - COX-II cyclooxygenase-II.

CP - CP capsid protein.

CP - CP cerebral palsy.

CP - CP chest pain.

CP - CP coat protein.

CP2D-A - CP2D-A citrate-phosphate-double-dextrose adenine.

CPAP - CPAP continuous positive airway pressure.

CPB - CPB cardiopulmonary bypass.

CPB - CPB competitive protein binding.

CPC - CPC clinicopathological correlation.

CPD - CPD cephalopelvic disproportion.

CPD - CPD chronic peritoneal dialysis.

CPD - CPD citrate-phosphate-dextrose.

CPE - CPE chronic pulmonary emphysema.

CPE - CPE complete physical examination.

CPE - CPE cytopathic effect.

CPHL - CPHL Central Public Health Laboratory.

CPK - CPK creatine phosphokinase.

CPM - CPM central pontine myelinolysis.

CPM - CPM clinical project manager.

CPM - CPM continuous passive motion machine (center for orthopaedics and sports medicine).

CPM - CPM counts per minute.

CPM - CPM cyclophosphamide.

CPMA - CPMA California Podiatric Medical Association.

CPMS - CPMS chronic progressive multiple sclerosis.

CPPD - CPPD calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate.

CPR - CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

CPR - CPR checks with previous results.

CPR - CPR Contraceptive Prevalence Rate.

CPR - CPR C-reactive protein.

CPS - CPS Children's Protective Services.

CPT - CPT Current Procedural Terminology.

CPV-2 - CPV-2 parvovirus-2.

CPX - CPX complete physical examination.

CPZ - CPZ cefoperazone.

CPZ - CPZ Chlorpromazine (Thorazine).

CR - CR chest radiogram.

CR - CR clinical records.

CR - CR closed reduction.

CR - CR complete remission/complete response.

CR - CR conditioned reflex.

CR - CR crown-rump.

CR (1 - CR (12 and 3) leukocyte complement receptors.

CR&C - CR&C closed reduction and cast.

CRA - CRA Clinical Research Associate.

Crani - Crani cranial (toward the head or proximal).

Crani - Crani cranial (with reference to the cranium).

CRC - CRC Cancer Research Campaign (UK).

CRC - CRC colorectal carcinoma.

CreA - CreA (the transcriptional repressor mediating) carbon catabolite repression in Aspergillus nidulans.

Crea - Crea creatinine.

CREST - CREST calcinosis Raynaud's phenomenon esophageal dysmotility sclerodactyly

CRF - CRF case report form.

CRF - CRF case report forms.

CRF - CRF chronic renal failure.

CRF - CRF corticotropin-releasing factor or hormone.

CRI - CRI chronic renal insufficiency.

CRIS - CRIS controlled-release infusion system.

CRIT - CRIT critical hematocrit.

CRLs - CRLs cervical root lesions.

CRNA - CRNA certified registered nurse anesthetist.

CRO - CRO cathode ray oscilloscope.

CRO - CRO clinical research organizations.

CRO - CRO Contract Research Organization.

CROM - CROM cervical range of motion.

CROM - CROM cervical range of motion.

CROME - CROME congenital cataracts-epileptic fits-mental retardation (syndrome).

CROS - CROS contralateral routing of signals (hearing aid).

CRP - CRP chronic relapsing pancreatitis.

CRP - CRP corneal-retinal potential.

CRP - CRP coronary rehabilitation program.

CRP - CRP C-reactive protein.

CrP - CrP creatine phosphate.

CRP - CRP cross-reacting protein.

CRP - CRP cyclic AMP receptor protein.

CRPA - CRPA C-reactive protein antiserum.

CRPD - CRPD chronic restrictive pulmonary disease.

CRPF - CRPF chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium falciparum.

CRPF - CRPF closed reduction and percutaneous fixation.

CRPF - CRPF contralateral renal plasma flow.

CRPS - CRPS complex regional pain syndrome (type I and II).

CRRN - CRRN certified rehabilitation registered nurse.

CrRT - CrRT cranial radiotherapy.

CRS - CRS Carroll rating scale for depression.

CRS - CRS catheter-related sepsis.

CRS - CRS caudal regression syndrome.

CRS - CRS cervical spine radiography.

CRS - CRS Chinese restaurant syndrome.

CRS - CRS colon and rectum surgery.

CRS - CRS compliance of the respiratory system.

CRS - CRS congenital rubella syndrome.

CRS - CRS craniosynostosis.

CRS - CRS cryptidin-related sequence.

CRSM - CRSM cherry red spot myoclonus.

CRSP - CRSP comprehensive renal scintillation procedure.

CRST - CRST calcinosis Raynaud phenomenon sclerodactyly telangiectasia (syndrome).

CRT - CRT cadaveric renal transplant.

CRT - CRT capillary refill time.

CRT - CRT cardiac resuscitation team.

CRT - CRT cathode-ray tube.

CRT - CRT Certified Record Techniques.

CRT - CRT certified.

CRT - CRT choice reaction time.

CRT - CRT chromium release test.

CRT - CRT complex reaction time.

CRT - CRT computerized renal tomography.

CRT - CRT copper reduction test.

CRT - CRT corrected retention time.

CRT - CRT corrected.

CRT - CRT cortisone resistant thymocyte.

CRT - CRT cranial radiation therapy.

crt - crt hematocrit.

CRTM - CRTM cartilage matrix protein.

CRTP - CRTP Consciousness Research and Training Project.

CRTT - CRTT Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician.

CRU - CRU cardiac rehabilitation unit.

CRU - CRU clinical research unit.

CRV - CRV central retinal vein.

CRVF - CRVF congestive right ventricular failure.

CRVO - CRVO central retinal vein occlusion.

CRYG - CRYG gamma crystallin gene.

CRYM - CRYM crystallin MU.

cryo - cryo cryogenic.

cryo - cryo cryoglobulin.

cryo - cryo cryoprecipitate.

cryo - cryo cryosurgery.

cryo - cryo cryotherapy.

Cryoppt - Cryoppt cryoprecipitate.

crys - crys cryst crystal crystaline.

CS - CS calf serum.

CS - CS campomelic syndrome.

CS - CS carcinoid syndrome.

CS - CS cardiogenic shock.

CS - CS caries-susceptible.

CS - CS carotid sheath.

CS - CS carotid sinus.

Cs - Cs case.

CS - CS cat scratch.

CS - CS celiac sprue.

Cs - Cs cell surface.

cS - cS centistoke.

CS - CS central service.

CS - CS central supply.

CS - CS cerebral scintigraphy.

CS - CS cerebrospinal.

CS - CS cervical spine.

CS - CS cervical stimulation.

CS - CS cesarean section.

Cs - Cs cesium.

CS - CS chest strap.

CS - CS chief of staff.

CS - CS cholesterol stone.

CS - CS chondroitin sulfate.

CS - CS chorionic somatomammotropin.

cs - cs chromosome.

CS - CS chronic schizophrenia.

CS - CS cigarette smoker.

CS - CS citrate synthase.

CS - CS climacteric syndrome.

CS - CS clinic scheduling.

CS - CS clinical laboratory scientist.

CS - CS clinical stage.

CS - CS clinical status.

CS - CS Cockayne syndrome.

CS - CS complete stroke.

CS - CS compression syndrome.

CS - CS concentrated strength.

CS - CS conditioned stimulus.

CS - CS congenital syphilis.

CS - CS conjunctival secretion.

CS - CS conscious sedation.

CS - CS conscious consciousness.

cs - cs consciousness.

CS - CS conservative surgery.

CS - CS constant spring.

CS - CS contact sensitivity.

CS - CS continue same.

CS - CS contrast sensitivity (test).

CS - CS control serum.

CS - CS convalescence convalescent.

CS - CS coronary sclerosis.

CS - CS coronary sinus.

CS - CS corpus striatum.

CS - CS corticoid-sensitive.

CS - CS corticosteroid.

CS - CS crush syndrome.

CS - CS c-section cesarean section.

CS - CS current smoker.

CS - CS current strength.

CS - CS Cushing syndrome.

CS - CS cycloserine.

CS - CS cyclosporine.

Cs - Cs cyclosporine.

CS - CS IV clinical stage 4.

CS-F - CS-F colony-stimulating factor.

CSA - CSA Canadian Standards Association.

CSA - CSA canavaninosuccinic acid.

CSA - CSA carbonyl salicylamide.

CSA - CSA cell surface antigen.

CSA - CSA chemical shift anisotropy.

CSA - CSA chondroitin sulfate A. and prednisone.

CSA - CSA chorionic somatomammotropin A.

CSA - CSA colony-stimulating activity.

CSA - CSA compressed spectral assay.

CSA - CSA computerized spectral analysis.

CSA - CSA Controlled Substances Act.

CSA - CSA cross section area.

CSA - CSA cyclosporine A.

CsA - CsA cyclosporine A.

CSAA - CSAA Child Study Association of America.

CSAD - CSAD corporate services administration department.

CSAT - CSAT center for substance abuse treatment.

CSAVP - CSAVP cerebral subarachnoid venous pressure.

CSB - CSB Canadian Society for Biomechanics (Société Canadienne de Biomécanique).

csb - csb chromosome break.

CSB - CSB congenital short bowel.

CSB - CSB contaminated small bowel.

CSB - CSB craniosynostosis Boston type.

CSBF - CSBF coronary sinus blood flow.

CSBS - CSBS contaminated small bowel syndrome.

CSC - CSC blow on blow (administration of small amounts of drugs at short intervals) (Fr.coup sur coup).

CSC - CSC collagen sponge contraceptive.

CSC - CSC corticostriatocerebellar.

CSC - CSC cryogenic storage container.

CSCC - CSCC cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.

CSCD - CSCD Center for Sickle Cell Disease.

CSCI - CSCI corticosterone side-chain isomerase.

CSCR - CSCR Central Society for Clinical Research.

CSCV - CSCV critical serum chemistry value.

CSD - CSD carotid sinus denervation.

CSD - CSD cat scratch disease.

CSD - CSD combined system disease.

CSD - CSD conditionally streptomycin dependent.

CSD - CSD conduction system disease.

CSD - CSD cortical spreading depression.

CSD - CSD craniospinal defect.

CSD - CSD critical stimulus duration.

CSDB - CSDB cat scratch disease bacillus.

CSDMS - CSDMS Canadian Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers.

CSE - CSE clinical-symptom self-evaluation (questionnaire).

CSE - CSE cone-shaped epiphysis.

CSE - CSE conventional spin-echo.

CSE - CSE cross-sectional echocardiography.

CSEP - CSEP cortical somatosensory evoked potential.

CSER - CSER cortical somatosensory evoked response.

CSF - CSF cancer family syndrome.

CSF - CSF cerebrospinal fluid.

CSF - CSF classical swine fever.

CSF - CSF cold stability factor.

CSF - CSF colony-stimulating factor.

CSF - CSF coronary sinus flow.

CSF-WR - CSF-WR cerebrospinal fluid-Wassermann reaction.

CSFH - CSFH cerebrospinal fluid hypotension.

CSFP - CSFP cerebrospinal fluid pressure.

CSFR - CSFR colony-stimulating factor receptor.

CSFV - CSFV cerebrospinal fluid volume.

CSG - CSG cholecystography cholecystogram.

csg - csg chromosome gap.

CSGBI - CSGBI Cardiac Society of Great Britain and Ireland.

CSGBM - CSGBM collagenase soluble glomerular basement membrane.

CSH - CSH carotid sinus hypersensitivity.

CSH - CSH chronic subdural hematoma.

CSH - CSH combat support (army) hospital.

CSH - CSH cortical stromal hyperplasia.

CSHA - CSHA Canadian Study of Health and Aging.

CSHE - CSHE California Society for Hospital Engineering.

CSHRH - CSHRH congenital self-healing reticulohistiocytosis.

CSII - CSII continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion.

CSK - CSK chronic superficial keratitis.

CSM - CSM clinical supply management.

CSMSD - CSMSD Czech Society for Metabolic Skeletal Diseases (EFFO Member Society).

CSOS - CSOS Chinese Speaking Orthopaedic Society.

CSOT - CSOT Canadian Society of Orthopaedic Technologists.

CSP - CSP cervical spine.

CSP - CSP cyclosporine.

CSR - CSR central supply room.

CSR - CSR cervical spine radiography.

CSRS - CSRS Cervical Spine Research Society (also: AAOS Specialty Societies).

CSRT - CSRT corrected sinus recovery time.

CSS - CSS Churg-Strauss syndrome.

Cst - Cst corticosterone.

CSV - CSV Cordis Standard Valves.

CSW - CSW Certified Social Worker.

CSWs - CSWs Children's Social Workers.

CT - CT carpal tunnel.

CT - CT cerebral thrombosis.

CT - CT cervical traction.

CT - CT cervical-thoracic.

CT - CT chemotherapy.

CT - CT clinical trial.

CT - CT computerized tomography.

CT - CT cor triatriatum.

CT - CT cytotrophoblast.

ct. - ct. count.

CTA - CTA clear to auscultation (about lungs).

CTAB - CTAB clear to auscultation bilaterally (about lungs).

CTACK - CTACK cutaneous T-cell attracting chemokine.

CTB - CTB cholera toxin subunit B.

CTB - CTB confined to bed

CTC - CTC common toxicity criteria.

CTD - CTD connective tissue disease.

CTE - CTE coefficient of thermal expansion.

CTEV - CTEV congenital talipes equinovarus.

CTF - CTF central tegmental field.

CTL - CTL cervical thoracic lumbar.

CTL - CTL cytotoxic T lymphocytes.

CTLA - CTLA cytotoxic T-lymphocyte-associated antigen-4 (CD152).

CTNB - CTNB CT-guided needle biopsy.

CTO - CTO clinical trials office.

CTR - CTR carpal tunnel release.

CTR - CTR coated tube radioimmunoassay.

CTS - CTS carpal tunnel syndrome (carpal tunnel release: sample operative report).

CTSP - CTSP called to see patient.

CTX - CTX clinical trials exemption.

CU - CU cause unknown.

CU - CU clinical unit.

cu - cu cubic.

CUA - CUA cytosine-uracil-adenine codon for leucine.

CUC - CUC cytosine-uracil-cytosine codon for leucine. and telangiectasis.

CUD - CUD cause undetermined.

CUG - CUG cytosine-uracil-guanine codon for leucine.

CUU - CUU cytosine-uracil-uracil codon for leucine.

CV - CV cardiac volume.

CV - CV cardiovascular.

CV - CV cervical vertebra.

CV - CV color vision.

CV - CV cresyl violet (dye used in Gram staining).

CVA - CVA cerebrovascular accident (stroke).

CVA - CVA costovertebral angle.

CVC - CVC central venous catheters.

CVD - CVD cardiovascular disease.

CVD - CVD cerebrovascular disease

CVG - CVG contrast ventriculography.

CVI - CVI cerebrovascular insufficiency.

CVMP - CVMP Committee for Veterinary Medicinal Product.

CVP - CVP central venous pressure; normal range: 0 to 9 cm of water.

CVP - CVP cytoxan vincristine prednisone

CVS - CVS cardiovascular status.

CVS - CVS cardiovascular system.

CVS - CVS chorionic villous sampling.

CVVH - CVVH continuous veno-venous haemofiltration.

CVVHD - CVVHD continuous veno-venous hemodialysis.

CW - CW chest wall.

CW - CW crutch walking.

CWHTO - CWHTO closing wedge high tibial osteotomy.

CWI - CWI crutch walking instructions.

CWP - CWP cell wall protein.

CWP - CWP childbirth without pain.

CWP - CWP coal workers’ pneumoconiosis.

CX - CX cervix.

CX - CX chest x-ray.

CX - CX consciousness

Cx - Cx cultures.

CXR - CXR chest X-ray.

Cys - Cys cysteine.

cysto - cysto cystoscopic exam.

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