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a-fib, A-fi, or AFib
atrial fibrillation (a severe cardiac arrhythmia)
alk phos
alkaline phosphatase (a lab value for a chemical in the blood)
appy
appendectomy or appendicitis (excision of the appendix or infection/inflammation of the appendix)
bicarb
bicarbonate (one of the electrolytes, with sodium, potassium, and chloride)
bili
bilirubin (a lab value for liver function testing)
CBC with diff
CBC (complete blood count) with differential (the percentage of different types of white cells in the blood)
caps
capsules (form of medications)
cath
catheter or catherization (a tube or the placement of tubes in the body)
chemo
chemotherapy (treatment with chemical compounds, usually referring to cancer regimens)
chole
cholecystectomy (excision of the gallbladder)