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purified protein derivative (tuberculin).
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Abbreviation for purified protein derivative of tuberculin.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
packs per day
peak particle diameter
periodontal pocket depth
permanent partial disability
pigmented purpuric dermatosis (see there)
personal and professional development
post psychotic depression
Prescription Pricing Division (Medspeak-UK)
primary progressive dementia
purified protein derivative
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
1. Packs per day.
2. Personal protective device.
3. Postpartum depression, see there.
4. Progressive perceptive deafness.
5. Purified protein derivative–of tuberculin–the antigenic material used to detect exposure to TB and response to M tuberculosis. See BCG.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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