CDC

Centers for Disease Control (now Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

CER

Cancer Environment Registry (Sweden)

CFR

Code of Federal Regulations

CI

confidence interval

CLL

chronic lymphocytic leukemia

CLS

Commission on Life Sciences

cm

centimeter

CML

chronic myeloid leukemia

CNS

central nervous system

COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

CP

chlorophenol

CSM

cerebrospinal malformation

CTL

cytotoxic T lymphocyte


2,3-D

2,3-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid

2,4-D

2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid

DMSO

dimethyl sulfoxide

DMZ

Demilitarized Zone

DOD

Department of Defense

DRE

dioxin-responsive enhancer

DTH

delayed-type hypersensitivity

DVA

Department of Veterans Affairs (formerly the Veterans Administration)


EAS

Environmental Agents Service

EBV

Epstein-Barr virus

ECOD

ethoxycoumarin O-deethylase

EEG

electroencephalography

EES

Environmental Epidemiology Service

EGF

epidermal growth factor

EHAC

Veterans' Advisory Committee on Environmental Hazards

EKG

electrocardiogram

EMG

electromyography

EOI

exposure opportunity index

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

EROD

ethoxyresorufin O-deethylase

ESG

Joint Services Environmental Support Group


FEF

forced expiratory flow

FEV

forced expiratory volume

FT4

free thyroxine

FVC

forced vital capacity



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