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CPC

Abbreviation for:
carotid pulse curve
cells per colony
central posterior curve
centrifugal partition chromatography
cerebral palsy clinic
cerebral performance category
cerebropedal commissure
certified professional chemist
chemical protective clothing
chest pain center
child protection center
Child Protection Council (NZ)
choroid plexus calcification
choroid plexus carcinoma
choroid plexus cyst
chronic passive congestion, see there
circumferential pneumatic compression
clinical pathology conference
clinicopathological conference
combat psychiatric casualty
complex partial crises
confidential personal code
cost per case (Medspeak-UK)

CPC

1. Chronic passive congestion. See Nutmeg liver.
2. Clinicopathologic conference, or clinical pathology conference.

clinicopathological conference

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CPC

A teaching conference in which clinical findings are presented to a physician previously unfamiliar with a case, who then attempts to diagnose the disease that would explain the clinical findings. The exact diagnosis is then presented by the pathologist, who has either examined the tissue removed at surgery or has performed the autopsy.
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