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Glossary of medical terminology ch.8 abbreviations

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AB
abortion
AFP
alpha-fetoprotein
BSE
breast self-examination
C-section
cesarean section
CIN
cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
CIS
carcinoma in situ
CS
cesarean section
CVS
chorionic villus sampling
Cx
cervix
D&C
dilation and curettage
DCIS
ductal carcinoma in situ
DES
diethylstilbestrol
DUB
dysfunctional uterine bleeding
ECC
endocervical curettage
EDC
estimated date of confinement
EMB
endometrial biopsy
ERT
estrogen replacement therapy
FHR
fetal heart rate
FSH
follicle-stimulating hormone
G
gravida(pregnant)
GYN
gynecology
HCG;hCG
human chorionic gonadotropin
HDN
hemolytic disease of the newborn
HPV
human papilloma virus
HSG
hysterosalpingography
IUD
intrauterine device; contraceptive
LAVH
laparoscopic assisted vaginal hysterectomy
LEEP
loop electrocautery excision procedure
LH
luteinizing hormone
LMP
last menstrual period
multip
multipara; multiparous
OB
obsterics
OCPs
oral contraceptive pills
Para 2-0-1-2
woman's reproductive history:2 full-term infants, 0 preterm, 1 abortion, and 2 living children
Pap smear
papanicolaou smear
Path
pathology
PID
pelvic imflammatory disease
PMS
premenstrual syndrome
primip
primipara; primiparous
SERMs
selective estrogen receptor modulators
SLN biopsy
sentinel node biopsy
TAH-BSO
total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
TRAM flap
trans-rectus musculocutaneous flap

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