Common Abbreviations (C)

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Abbreviation Word or Phrase
C Centigrade
Ca Ca-Journal of the American Cancer Society
C1-C7 Cervical vertebrae
CA Calcium
CA Carcinoma
CAT Computerized axial tomography
CBC Complete blood count
CBD Common bile duct
CC Chief complaint
CC Cubic centimeter
CCU Coronary care unit
CEA Carcinoembryonic antigen
CGL Chronic granulocytic leukemia
CHF Congestive heart failure
CHR Chronic
CIG Cigarettes
CIN Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
CIS Carcinoma-in situ
CLL Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
CM Centimeter
CM Costal margin
CML Chronic myeloid/myelocytic leukemia
CMML Chromic myelomonocytic leukemia
CMV Cytomegalovirus
CNS Central nervous system
C/O Complaining of
CO2 Carbon dioxide
Co60 Cobalt 60
COR Heart
CR Complete remission
CRF Chronic renal failure
CS Cesium
CSF Cerebrospinal fluid
CSF Colony-stimulating factor
C-SPINE Cervical spine
CTCL Cutaneous T cell lymphoma
CTR Certified Tumor Registrar
CT SC Computerized (axial) tomography scan
CVA Cerebrovascular accident
CVA Costovertebral angle
C/W Consistent with
CX Cervix
CXR Chest x-ray
CYSTO Cystoscopy
CYTO Cytology

Updated: December 28, 2023