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ABBREVIATIONS

Abd : Abdomen
Ad.C : Adenocarcinoma
AEFH : At the end of first hour
AFB : Acid Fast Bacilli
AIC : Acute inflammatory change Albumin
Alb : Albumin
ALP : Alkaline phosphatase
Apt : Appetite
AR. : Aortic regurgitation
Asc : Ascites
ASC : Ascites
Ax : Axillary
B : Basophil
BI : Bilateral
BIMZ : Bilateral mid zone
BT : Bleeding time
CHF : Congestive heart failure Cirrhosis
Cirr : Cirrhosis
Club : Clubbing
CNS : Central nervous system
CNSI : Chronic non specific inflammation
Coll : Collapse
Csld : Consolidation
CT : Clotting time
CVS : Cardiovascular system
Cyn : Cyanosis
DCMP : Dilated cardiomyopathy
DLC : Differential leukocyte count
Dysp : Dyspnoea
E : Eosinophil
ECG : Electrocardiography
Eng : Engorged
ESR : Erythrocyte sedimentation rate
Exp. : Expectoration
F : Few
H : Hemorrhagic
Hb : Hemoglobin
HG : High grade
Hmpt : Hemoptysis
Hosp. No. : Hospital Number
HW : House wife
Jnd. : Jaundice
L : Left
LDH : Lactate dehydrogenase
LFT : Liver function test
 ABBR EVI ATI ONS  ii

LG : Low grade
Liv : Liver
LUZ : Left upper zone
Ly : Lymphocytes
M : Monocyte
ML : Middle lobe
MR : Mitral Regulation
MS : Mitral Stenosis
N.E. : Not engorged
N.Sw : Night sweat
NAD : No abnormality detected
Neph. C : Nephrotic changes
P : Purulent
P/S : Pleural fluid to serum ratio
Pc. Effu : Pericardial effusion
PE : Pleural Effusion
Per card effusion : Pericardial effusion
PF : Pleural fluid
PHTN : Portal Hypertension
Pl : Plenty
Po : Polymorph
PRL : Purulent
Puff. : Puffiness
Pul : Pulsatile
Py : Pale yellow
R : Right
RBC : Red Blood Cell
RF : Rheumatoid factor
Rick puller : Rickshaw puller
Rsp. Sys : Respiratory System
RUZ : Right upper zone
Sau : Staphylococcus aureus
SEAG : Serum Effusion Albumin Gradient
Sk. Sys : Skeletal system
SP : Spleen
St. pn : Streptococcus pneumonia
Str : Streptococcus
Swl. : Swelling
T : Turbid
T/G Labourer : Tea garden labour
TC : Total count
TLC : Total leukocyte count
Tm Cell : Tumour Cells
WBC : White Blood Cells
Wt. : Weight

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