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any anionic form, salt, or ester of citric acid.
citrate phosphate dextrose (CPD) a solution containing citric acid, sodium citrate, monobasic sodium phosphate, and dextrose that is the primary anticoagulant used for preservation of whole blood or red blood cells for up to 21 days. The official USP name is anticoagulant citrate phosphate dextrose solution.
citrate phosphate dextrose adenine (CPDA-1) an anticoagulant solution, containing citric acid, sodium citrate, monobasic sodium phosphate, dextrose, and adenine, used for the preservation of whole blood and red blood cells for up to 35 days; it extends red cell survival by providing adenine needed for the maintenance of red cell ATP levels. The official USP name is anticoagulant citrate phosphate dextrose adenine solution.
Abbreviation for cephalopelvic disproportion.
CPDcitrate phosphate dextrose; see anticoagulant citrate phosphate dextrose solution, under solution.
calcium pyrophosphate deposition
central performance drop
chronic peritoneal dialysis
chronic protein deprivation
chronic pulmonary disease
cigarettes per day
citrate phosphate dextrose
congenital polycystic disease
contagious pustular dermatitis
continuous peritoneal dialysis
continuous professional development (Medspeak-UK)
cost per discharge
cumulative population doublings
cycles per degree
Cephalopelvic disproportion (CPD)
The condition in which the baby's head is too large to fit through the mother's pelvis.
Mentioned in: Cesarean Section
an anticoagulant solution used for the collection of blood for purposes of storage and transfusion. See also acd solution.