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Cd

 
2. caudal or coccygeal.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

CD


Cd

Symbol for cadmium.

cd

Symbol for candela.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

CD

Abbreviation for:
cadaveric donor
caesarean delivery
Canavan disease
canine distemper
capillary diameter
carbon dioxide
cardiac denervation
cardiac disease
cardiac dysfunction
cardiovascular disease
Castleman’s disease
catalytic domain
cathepsin D
cation dependent
cause of death
celiac disease
cell death
cell density
cell dissociation
centre distance
cerebellar degeneration
cervical dystonia
Chagas disease
challenge dose
chemical dependency
chemical diabetes
chiral discrimination
choline deficiency
chronic dialysis
chronic dizziness
cigarettes/day
civil defence (Medspeak-UK)
clinical dietician
clinical director (Medspeak-UK)
clinical directorate (Medspeak-UK)
cluster designation
cluster of differentiation (Medspeak-UK)
coal duct
cocaine dependent
coeliac disease
cognitive deterioration
collecting duct
colloidal dispersion
colonic distension
colour discrimination
commercial diet
common bile duct
complete dentition
complete diet
computer design
conduct disorder
conduction defect
conduction disorder
cone degeneration
cone dystrophy
conjugated diene
consanguineous donor
conserved domain
constitutional delay
contact dermatitis
contagious disease
control diet
controlled drug, see there (Medspeak-UK)
conventional dialysis
conversion disorder
convulsive disorder
convulsive dose
corneal dystrophy
coronary disease
cortical dysplasia
counting device
courtship display
Cowden’s disease
Crohn’s disease
cultural deprivation
cultural disadvantage
cumulative dose
curative dose
Cushing disease
cycle day
cyclodextrin
cytosine deaminase
cytosolic domain
cytotoxic dose
cystic duct
cytoplasmic domain
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

CD

1. Cluster designation, cluster of differentiation Immunology A nomenclature system for surface antigens of human leukocytes, macrophages, platelets, and other cells, characterized by monoclonal antibodies, allowing these cells to be categorized by lineage; most cells have > 1 surface antigen; 'w'–workshop designations indicate an incompletely characterized antigen; also 1. Chemical diabetic.
2. Chief of division.
3. Childhood disease.
4. Common duct.
5. Communicable disease.
6. Compact disk.
7. Complicated delivery.
8. Contact dermatitis.
9. Controlled drug.
10. Convulsive disorder.
11. Corneal dystrophy.
12. Crohn's disease.
13. Cystic duct.
14. Left posterior descending coronary artery, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

CD

Abbreviation for cumulative dose;
curative dose;
circular dichroism;
cluster of differentiation.

Cd

Symbol for cadmium.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

CD

Abbrev. for. cluster of differentiation (or designation). This is a standard descriptive code applied to antigenic surface molecules on white cells, especially T LYMPHOCYTES, that are identified by a particular group of monoclonal antibodies. Well over 100 CD receptors have been described.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

CD

Abbreviation for cluster of differentiation.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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