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12,000 BIOMEDICAL ABBREVIATIONS

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Berman JJ. Pathology Abbreviated: A Long Review of Short Terms.
Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, 128:347-352, 2004.


% = percent
10th = tenth
1st = first
2de = two dimensional echocardiography
2nd = second
3rd = third
3vc = 3 vessel cord
4th = fourth
5fu = fluorouracil
5th = fifth
6-mp = 6 mercaptopurine
6-tg = 6 thioguanine
6th = sixth
7th = seventh
8th = eighth
9th = ninth
@ = at
@ = email domain separator
a = abortion
a = absorbance
a = accommodation
a = adriamycin
a = ante
a = artery
a alternata = alternaria alternata
a annua = artemisia annua
a baumannii = acinetobacter baumannii
a belladonna = atropa belladonna
a brassicicola = alternaria brassicicola
a californica = artemisia californica
a castellanii = acanthamoeba castellanii
a cell = amacrine cell
a cepa = allium cepa
a coenophialum = acremonium coenophialum
a culbertsoni = acanthamoeba culbertsoni
a duodenale = ancylostoma duodenale
a filifolia = artemisia filifolia
a githago = agrostemma githago
a junii = acinetobacter junii
a k amputation = above knee amputation
a kiliense = acremonium kiliense
a polyphaga = acanthamoeba polyphaga
a sativa = avena sativa
a tridentata = artemisia tridentata
a&e = accident and emergency department
a&ox3 = alert and oriented to person place and date
a&ox4 = alert and oriented to person place time and date
a&p = anterior and posterior
a&p = auscultation and percussion
a&s = ambu & suction
a&w = alive and well
a-line = arterial line
a-p = anterior and posterior
a-p&lat = anteroposterior and lateral
a-v = atrioventricular
a/c = adriamycin / cyclophosphamide
a/c = anterior chamber of eye
a/g = albumin globulin ratio
a/n = abnormal
a/o = alert and oriented
a/p = assessment and plan
a/p = auscultation and percussion
a1ad = alpha1 antitrypsin deficiency emphysema
a2 = aortic component second heart sound
aa = adriamycin
aa = african american
aa = alcohol abuse
aa = alcoholics anonymous
aa = alopecia areata
aa = amino acid
aa = amyloid protein A
aa = aortic aneurysm
aa = aortic arch
aa = aplastic anemia
aa = ara c
aa = arachidonic acid
aa = ascending aorta
aaa = abdominal aortic aneurysm
aaa = acquired aplastic anemia
aaa = acute apical abscess
aaa = aromatic amino acid
aaf = acetylaminofluorene
aag = alpha 1 acid glycoprotein
aah = atypical adenomatous hyperplasia
aai = acute alcohol intoxication
aall = anterior axillary line
aami = age associated memory impairment
aamtase = aklanonic acid methyltransferase
aaox3 = awake alert and oriented to date place & person
aark = automated anesthesia record keeper
aas = aarskog scott syndrome
aas = aortic arch syndrome
aas = atlantoaxial subluxation
aat = aachen aphasia test
aat = alpha 1 antitrypsin
aat = alpha antitrypsin
aau = acute anterior uveitis
aav = aids associated virus
ab = abdominal
ab = abortion
ab = antibody
ab = asthmatic bronchitis
aba = abscissic acid
abatc = azidobenzamidotaurocholate
abc = aneurysmal bone cyst
abc = apnea bradycardia cyanosis
abc = aspiration biopsy cytology
abd = abdomen
abd = abductor
abdom = abdomen
abdv = bleomycin doxorubicin dtic vinblastine
abe = acute bacterial endocarditis
abf = aortobifemoral graft
abg = aortic bifurcation graft
abg = aortobifemoral graft
abg = arterial blood gas
abi = arterial pressure index
abk = aphakic bullous keratopathy
abl = abetalipoproteinaemia
abl = abetalipoproteinemia
abl = african burkitt's lymphoma
abl = angioblastic lymphadenopathy
ablc = amphotericin b lipid complex
abm = alveolar basement membrane antibody
abmt = autologous bone marrow transplant
abn = abnormal
abnl = abnormal
abo = a system of classifying blood groups by a or b antibody
abo = abortion
abo = antibody
abo = bleo mtx vcr
abo hdn = abo hemolytic disease of the newborn
abp = arterial blood pressure
abpa = asthmatic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
abpb = abductor pollicis brevis
abpl = abductor pollicis longus
abr = auditory brainstem response
abs = abdominal muscles
abs = abdominals
abs = absent
abs = acute brain syndrome
abs = affect balance scale
abs = anorexic behavior scales
abt = autologous blood transfusion
abu = asymptomatic bacteriuria
abv = actinomycin d, bleomycin, vincristine
abv = adriamycin, bleomycin, vinblastine
abv = bleo dox vbl
abvd = bleomycin dacarbazine doxorubicin vincristine
abx = antibiotics
ac = acute
ac = air conditioning
ac = air conduction
ac = alternating current
ac = amniocentesis
ac = ante cibum
ac = anterior chamber
ac = ascending colon
ac = assist control
ac/a = accommodation convergence/accommodation
aca = adenocarcinoma
aca = anterior cerebral artery
aca = anti cardiolipin antibody
acad = academy
acbe = air contrast barium enema
acc = acceleration
acc = accelerator
acc = accident
acc = accommodation
acc = adrenocortical carcinoma
acc = agenesis of corpus callosum
acc = alveolar cell carcinoma
acc = aplasia cutis congenita
acca = adenylate cyclase constitutive activator
acca = adrenal cortical carcinoma
acca = adrenocortical carcinoma
accom = accommodation
accpn = agenesis of the corpus callosum with peripheral neuropathy
acd = acid citrate dextrose
acd = actinomycin d
acd = adult celiac disease
acd = allergic contact dermatitis
acd = anemia of chronic disease
acd = arteriosclerotic coronary disease
acd = automatic cardiac defibrillator procedure
acd = corneal dystrophy
ace = acetylcholinesterase
ace = angiotensin converting enzyme
ace = cyclophosphamide doxorubicin
ace = dipeptidyl peptidase a
acetoacetyl coa = acetoacetyl coenzyme a
acetyl coa = acetyl coenzyme a
acetyl coa acetyltransferase = acetyl coenzyme a acetyltransferase
acetyl coa carboxylase = acetyl coenzyme a carboxylase
acf = anterior cranial fossa
acg = angle closure glaucoma
ach = acetylcholine
ach = achondroplasia
ach = adrenal cortical hormone
ach esterase = acetylcholinesterase
ache = acetylcholinesterase
aci = acute coronary insufficiency
aciol = anterior chamber intraocular lens
acj = amelocemental junction of tooth
acl = anterior cruciate ligament
acla = anti cardiolipin antibody
acls = advanced cardiac life support
acm = aclacinomycin a
acm = adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, methotrexate
acm = arnold chiari malformation
acn = acoustic neurinoma
acnu = nimustine
acom = anterior communicating artery
acp = acid phosphatase
acp = acupuncture
acps = acrocephalopolysyndactyly
acr = aclarubicin
acr = amalgam cement restoration
acra = acetylcholine receptor antibody
acs = american cancer society
acs = anterior tibial compartment syndrome
acs = antireticular cytotoxic serum
acsvbg = aortocoronary saphenous vein bypass graft
acsvg = aortocoronary saphenous vein graft
act = actinomycin
act = activated clotting time
act = acute coronary thrombosis
act-c = actinomycin c
act-d = actinomycin d
acth = adrenocorticotrophic hormone
actriib = activin receptor type iib
acug = arthrocutaneouveal granulomatosis
acv = acyclovir
acv = airway closing volume
acv = aplasia of cerebellar vermis
acvd = arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease
acvg = aortocoronary vein graft
acyl coa = acyl coenzyme a
ad = adenoidal degeneration
ad = advertisement
ad = alzheimer's disease
ad = atopic dermatitis
ad = atrio dextro
ad = auris dextra
ad = autogenic drainage
ad = autosomal dominant
ad = dactinomycin
ad = drug addiction
ad lib = ad libitim
ada = adenosine deaminase
ada = american dental association
ada = american diabetes association
ada = american dietetic association
ada = americans with disabilities act
adamha = alcohol drug abuse and mental health administration
adas = alzheimer's disease assessment scale
adat = advance diet as tolerated
adbc = adriamycin, dtic, bleomycin, ccnu
adc = acquired immune deficiency syndrome dementia complex
adc = adenylate cyclase
adc = adrenal cortex
adc = aids dementia complex
adcc = antibody dependent cell cytotoxicity
add = attention deficit disorder
add'l = additional
addl = additional
ade = ara c, daunorubicin, etoposide
adem = acute disseminated encephalomyelitis
aden = acantholytic dyskeratotic epidermal nevus
adenoca = adenocarcinoma
adf = aortoduodenal fistula
adh = alcohol dehydrogenase
adh = antidiuretic hormone
adhd = attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
adi = autosomal dominant ichthyosis vulgaris
adic = adriamycin, dtic
adip = acute demyelinating inflammatory polyradiculopathy
adj = adjuvant
adk = adenylate kinase
adl = activities of daily living
adm = administration
adm = administrator
adm = admission
admckd = medullary cystic kidney disease, autosomal dominant
adp = adenosine diphosphate
adpase = adenosine diphosphatase
adpkd = autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
adr = adriamycin
adr = adverse drug reaction
adria = adriamycin
ads = alcohol dependence scale
ads = antibody deficiency syndrome
adt = adenosine triphosphate
adt = admission, diagnosis, triage
adu = acute duodenal ulcer
ae = acrodermatitis enteropathica
ae = aeronautical engineer
ae = agricultural engineer
aea = above elbow amputation
aec = aminoethylcysteine
aed = accident and emergency department
aed = automated external defibrillator
aeeg = ambulatory eeg
aef = allogenic effect factor
aef = amyloid enhancing factor
aef = aryepiglottic fold
aem = ataxia, episodic, with myokymia
aep = auditory evoked potentials
aer = auditory evoked responses
af = acid fast
af = afebrile
af = amaurosis fugax
af = amniotic fluid
af = anterior fontanelle
af = asian female
af = atrial fibrillation
af = auricular fibrillation
af = dental amalgam filling present
afb = acid fast bacillus
afb = aflatoxin b
afb1 = aflatoxin b1
afgf = acidic fibroblast growth factor
afi = amaurotic familial idiocy
afi = amniotic fluid index
afib = atrial fibrillation
afip = armed forces institute of pathology
afl = atrial flutter
aflp = acute fatty liver of pregnancy
afp = alpha fetoprotein
aft = aflatoxin
aft = afternoon
afv = amniotic fluid volume
ag = anion gap
ag = antigen
ag = atrial gallop
ag = atrophic gastritis
ag = silver
aga = anti gliadin antibody
aga = appropriate for gestational age
agg = agammaglobulinemia
agit = agitation
agl = acute granulocytic leukemia
aglt = acidified glycerol lysis test
agmx = agammaglobulinemia, x linked
agn = acute glomerulonephritis
agnor = silver staining nucleolar organizing regions
agp = alpha 1 acid glycoprotein
ags = adrenogenital syndrome
ags = alagille syndrome
ags = audiogenic seizure
agsg = alliance of genetic support groups
agt = activity group therapy
agt = aminoglutethimide
agt = antiglobulin test
agus = atypical glands of unknown significance
agw = anogenital warts
ah = adductor hallucis
ah = alcoholic hepatitis
ah = anterior horn
ah = atypical hyperplasia
aha = acquired hemolytic anemia
aha = american heart association
aha = american hospital association
aha = anterior hypothalamic area
aha = autoimmune hemolytic anemia
ahc = acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis
ahc = adrenal hypoplasia, congenital
ahd = arteriohepatic dysplasia
ahd = arteriosclerotic heart disease
ahds = allan herndon dudley syndrome
ahf = acute heart failure
ahf = antihemophilic factor
ahf = argentinian hemorrhagic fever
ahg = acute herpetic gingivostomatitis
ahg = antihemophilic globulin
ahgs = acute herpetic gingivostomatitis
ahh = aryl hydrocarbon hydroxylase
ahhd = arteriosclerotic hypertensive heart disease
ahle = acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis
ahm = allele frequency dependent homozygosity mapping
aho = albright hereditary osteodystrophy
ahr = aryl hydrocarbon receptor
aht = antihyaluronidase screening titer
ahts = adductovarus hammer toe syndrome
ahx = addison disease, x linked
ai = accidental injury
ai = alcohol intake
ai = allergy and immunology
ai = amelogenesis imperfecta
ai = anaphylatoxin inactivator
ai = angiotensin i
ai = aortic incompetence
ai = aortic insufficiency
ai = apical impulse
ai = artificial insemination
ai = artificial intelligence
ai = autoimmune
ai = autoimmunity
aia = aspirin intolerant asthma
aib = abnormal illness behavior
aib = aminoisobutyric acid
aic = aicardi syndrome
aica = anterior inferior cerebellar artery
aicd = automatic implanted cardiac defibrillator
aid = artificial insemination by donor
aidh = atypical intraductal hyperlasia
aids = acquired immune deficiency syndrome
aied = aland island eye disease
aih = artificial insemination by husband
aih = autoimmune hepatitis
aiha = autoimmune hemolytic anemia
ail = angioimmunoproliferative lesions
aild = angioimmunoblastic lymphadenopathy with dysproteinemia
aim = abnormal involuntary movement
aim = activation inducer molecule
aim = asparaginase, ifosfamide, methotrexate
aimi = anteroinferior myocardial infarction
aims = abnormal involuntary movement scale
aims = arthritis impact measurement scale
ain = acute interstitial nephritis
ain = anal intraepithelial neoplasia
aion = acute ischemic optic neuropathy
aip = acute intermittent porphyria
aip = acute interstitial pneumonia
ais = abbreviated injury scale
ais = adenocarcinoma in situ
aivr = accelerated idioventricular rhythm
aj = ankle jerk
ajcc = american joint committee on cancer
ak = above knee
ak = acetate kinase
ak = actinic keratosis
ak = adenylate kinase
ak = artificial kidney
ak = astigmatic keratotomy
aka = above knee amputation
aka = alcoholic ketoacidosis
aka = also known as
ake = acrokeratoelastoidosis
akp = anterior knee pain
akv = acrokeratosis verruciformis
al = aluminum
al = amyloid light chain
al = anterolateral
al = arterial line
al = artificial limb
al = left ear
ala = alanine
ala = aminolevulinic acid
ala = amoebic liver abscess
alad = aminolevulinic acid dehydratase
alase = alas, erythroid
alash = alas, housekeeping
alat = alanine aminotransferase
alb = albumin
alc = alcohol
alcaa = acetylcarnitine arginyl amide
alcam = activated leukocyte cell adhesion molecule
alcl = anaplastic large cell lymphoma
ald = adrenoleukodystrophy
ald = alcoholic liver disease
ald = aldolase
ald = aldosine
ald = aldosterone
aldb = aldolose b deficiency
aldo = aldosterone
alec = artificial lung expanding compound
alf = acute liver failure
alg = antilymphocyte globulin
ali = acute lung injury
ali = average lobe index
alk p'tase = alkaline phosphatase
alk phos = alkaline phosphatase
all = acute lymphocytic leukemia
allo = allogenic
alm = acral lentiginous melanoma
almi = anterolateral myocardial infarction
almm = acral lentiginous malignant melanoma
alomad = adriamycin, leukeran, oncovin, methotrexate, actinomycin d, dacarbazine
alp = alkaline phosphatase
alp = anterior lobe of pituitary
alp = argon laser photocoagulation
alp = atherogenic lipoprotein phenotype
alpc = argon laser photocoagulation
alpha anp = alpha atrial natriuretic peptide
alpha ifn = alpha interferon
alpha mpt = alpha methyl p tyrosine
alps = aphasia language performance scales
als = advanced life support
als = afferent loop syndrome
als = amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
als = antilymphocyte serum
alt = alaniinitransaminaas
alt = alanine aminotransferase
alt = altered
alt = altitude
alt = argon laser trabeculoplasty
alto = afterloading tandem and ovoids
altp = argon laser trabeculoplasty
alunc = alopecia universalis congenita
alv = alveolar
alv = avian leukosis virus
am = alveolar macrophage
am = american
am = americium
am = ammeter
am = anteromedial
am = asian male
am = morning
ama = advanced maternal age
ama = against medical advice
ama = american medical association
ama = anti mitochondrial antibody
amb = ambulate
amb = amphotericin b
amc = arthrogryposis multiplex congenita
amcn = arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, neurogenic type
amd = acid maltase deficiency
amd = age related macular degeneration
amdg = acromesomelic dysplasia, grebe type
amf = adios, my friend
amfyoyo = adios my friend, you're on your own
ami = acute mesenteric ischemia
ami = acute myocardial infarct
ami = autobiographical memory interview
amio = amiodarone
amit = amitriptyline
aml = acute myelogenous leukemia
aml = anterior mitral leaflet
amlcd = active matrix liquid crystal device
amm = agnogenic myeloid metaplasia
amml = acute myelomonocytic leukemia
amn = adrenomyeloneuropathy
amnio = amniocentesis
amp = acid mucopolysaccharide
amp = acute massive pulmonary embolism
amp = adenosine monophosphate
amp = ampere
amp = amphetamine
amp = ampicillin
amp = ampule
amp = amputation
amp deaminase = adenosine monophosphate deaminase
ampe = acute massive pulmonary embolism
amr = alternating motion rate
ams = altered mental status
ams = atypical mole syndrome
amsa = amsacrine
amt = abbreviated mental test
amt = amount
amt = anxiety management training
amv = assisted mandatory ventilation
amvc = atrophia maculosa varioliformis cutis
an = acanthosis nigricans
an = acoustic neuroma
an = anorexia nervosa
an = antenatal
ana = alpha naphthyl esterase
ana = antinuclear antibody
ana = antinuclear antigen
anae = alpha naphthyl acetate esterase
anan = anandron
anbc = hepatitis b core antibody
anc = absolute neutrophil count
anc = antenatal care
anca = anti neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody
ancova = analysis of covariance
and = axillary node dissection
anes = anesthesia
anf = antinuclear factor
ang = angiotensin
angio = angiogram
angis = australian national genomic info service
anl = acute nonlymphocytic leukemia
anl = argonne national laboratory
anll = acute nonlymphoblastic leukemia
anm = amish nemaline myopathy
ann = annual
ann = annulus
ann = artificial neural networks
ann fib = annulus fibrosis
annl = acute non lymphocytic leukemia
anom = anomalous
anova = analysis of variance
anp = atrial natriuretic peptide
ans = arteriolonephrosclerosis
ans = autonomic nervous system
ant = alloimmune neonatal thrombocytopenia
ant = anterior
ante = before
anug = acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis
anxty = anxiety
ao = acridine orange
aob = acetone on breath
aob = alcohol on breath
aob = anterior open bite
aod = arterial occlusive disease
aodm = adult onset diabetes mellitus
aof = assessment of occupational function
aom = acute otitis media
aom = arthroophthalmopathy, hereditary progressive
aom = azoxymethane
aopa = ara c, oncovin, prednisone, asparaginase
aope = adriamycin, oncovin, prednisone, etoposide
aorf = adult onset renal failure
aos = adams oliver syndrome
ap & lat = anteroposterior & lateral
ap = abdominal pain
ap = abdominal perineal
ap = acid phosphatase
ap = action potential
ap = acute pancreatitis
ap = alkaline phosphatase
ap = anatomic pathology
ap = angina pectoris
ap = ante partum
ap = anterior and posterior
ap = anterior pituitary
ap = aortic pressure
ap = aortopulmonary
ap = arterial pressure
ap = artificial pneumothorax
ap&lat = anteroposterior & lateral
apa = american psychological association
apa = aminopenicillanic acid
apa = antiphospholipid antibody
apb = abductor pollicus brevis
apc = acetylsalicylic acid, acetophenetidin, and caffeine
apc = activated protein c
apc = adenomatous polyposis of the colon
apc = amsa, prednisone, chlorambucil
apc = aspirin, phenacetin, caffeine
apc = atrial premature contraction
apch = alternative pathway hemolytic complement
apcor = advanced portable coronary observation radio
apd = accessory pancreatic duct
apd = afferent pupillary defect
apd = antipsychotic drug
apd = atrial premature depolarization
ape = acute pulmonary edema
ape = anterior pituitary extract
apeced = autoimmune polyendocrinopathy candidiasis ectodermal dystrophy
apf = antiperinuclear factor
aph = alkaline phosphatase
aph = antepartum hemorrhage
aph = aphasia
apha = american public health association
aphig = aphidicolin glycinate
api = application programming interface
apkd = adult polycystic disease
apl = abductor pollicis longus
apl = acute promyelocytic leukemia
apl = adjustable pressure limiting valve
apla = anti phospholipid antibody
apld = automated percutaneous lumbar discectomy
aplis = anatomic pathology laboratory information system
apls = advanced pediatric life support
apml = acute promyelocytic leukemia
apn = acute pyelonephritis
apn = advanced practice nurse
apo = adriamycin, prednisone, oncovin
apo a i = apolipoprotein a i
apoa = apolipoprotein a
apob = apolipoprotein b
apoc = apolipoprotein c
apod = apolipoprotein d
apoe = apolipoprotein e
apoj = apolipoprotein j
app = acute phase protein
app = appendix
appl = appliance
appl = application
appnhp = adenylyl imidodiphosphate
approx = approximate
approx = approximately
appt = appointment
appy = appendectomy
apr = abdominoperineal resection of rectum
apr = acute phase reactant
apr = april
apr = auropalpebral reflex
aprs = adult personality rating schedule
aprt = adenine phosphoribosyltransferase
aprt = adenosine phosphoribosyltransferase
aprtase = adenine phosphoribosyltransferase
aprv = airway pressure release ventilation
aps = antiphospholipid syndrome
apsa = phosphatidylserine antibody
apsgn = acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis
aptt = activated partial thromboplastin time
apud = amine precursor uptake and decarboxylation
apudoma = apud tumor
apudoma = tumor of apud cells
apvc = anomalous pulmonary venous connection
apvd = anomalous pulmonary venous drainage
apvr = anomalous pulmonary venous return
apvs = absent pulmonary valve syndrome
apw = aortopulmonary window
aq = aqueous
ar = aortic regurgitation
ar = argon
ara c = arabinosylcytosine
ara ctp = arabinofuranosylcytosine triphosphate
ara u = arabinofuranosyluracil
aras = atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis
arbkt = aids risk behavior knowledge test
arc = abnormal retinal correspondence
arc = aids related complex
arch = archives
ard = acute respiratory disease
ardmd = autosomal recessive distal muscular dystrophy
ards = adult respiratory distress syndrome
arf = acute renal failure
arf = acute respiratory failure
arf = acute rheumatic fever
arg = arginine
ari = acute renal insufficiency
ari = acute respiratory infection
arm = artificial rupture of membrane
armd = age related macular degeneration
arn = acute retinal necrosis
aroa = autosomal recessive ocular albinism
arom = artificial rupture of membranes
arp = american registry of pathology
arpkd = autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease
arsa = arylsulfatase a
art = anti retroviral therapy
art = arterial
arter = arterial
aru = acute retention of urine
arv = aids related virus
arv = anti retroviral therapy
arvc = arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
arvd = arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia
as = angelman syndrome
as = aortic stenosis
as = arteriosclerosis
as = auris sinestra
asa = acetylsalicylic acid
asa = argininosuccinic acid
asa = aspirin
asa = aspirin sensitive asthma
asad = arteriosclerotic artery disease
asal = argininosuccinate lyase
asal deficiency = argininosuccinate lyase deficiency
asap = as soon as possible
asat = aspartate aminotransferase
asb = asymptomatic bacteriuria
asbmb = american society for biochemistry & molecular biology
asc = american society of cytology
ascb = american society for cell biology
ascd = arteriosclerotic coronary disease
aschd = arteriosclerotic coronary heart disease
asci = american society for clinical investigation
ascii = american standard code for information interchange
asco = american society of clinical oncology
ascp = american society of clinical pathologists
asct = autologous stem cell transplantation
ascus = atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance
ascva = arteriosclerotic cerebrovascular accident
ascvd = arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease
ascvd = arteriosclerotic cerebrovascular disease
ascvhd = arteriosclerotic cardiovascular heart disease
ascvrd = arteriosclerotic cardiovascular renal disease
asd = atrial septal defect
asdhd = arteriosclerotic decompensated heart disease
asdp = anal sphincter dysplasia
asech = acetylselenonium choline
asf = anterior spinal fusion
ash = asymmetrical septal hypertrophy
ashap = adriamycin, solu medrol, high dose ara c, platinol
ashcvd = arteriosclerotic hypertensive cardiovascular disease
ashd = arteriosclerotic heart disease
ashd = atrioseptal heart defect
ashg = american society for human genetics
ashhd = arteriosclerotic hypertensive heart disease
ashvd = arteriosclerotic hypertensive vascular disease
asi = anxiety status inventory
asip = american society for investigative pathologists
asis = anterior superior iliac spine
asl = antistreptolysin
asl = argininosuccinate lyase
asl deficiency = argininosuccinate lyase deficiency
aslhn = alport syndrome like hereditary nephritis
aslme = american society of law, medicine, and ethics
aslo = anti streptolysin o
asm = american society for microbiology
asma = anti smooth muscle antibody
asmd = anterior segment mesenchymal dysgenesis
asmi = anteroseptal myocardial infarction
asmtlx = acetylserotonin methyltransferase like, x linked
asn = asparaginase
asn = asparagine
aso = antistreptolysin o
aso = arteriosclerosis obliterans
asom = acute suppurative otitis media
asp = antisocial personality
asp = asparaginase
asp = aspartic acid
asp = l asparaginase
asped = angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia
aspvd = arteriosclerotic peripheral vascular disease
asrt = anomalous sentence repetition test
assa = aminopterin syndrome sine aminopterin
assoc = association
asst = assist
asstase = arylsulfate sulfotransferase
ast = aspartate aminotransferase
ast = astigmatism
asu = ambulatory surgery unit
asv = avian sarcoma virus
asvd = arteriosclerotic vascular disease
asvhd = arteriosclerotic vascular heart disease
asw = approved social worker
at = antithrombin
at = astatine
at = audiology technician
at/nc = atraumatic normocephalic
ata = alimentary toxic aleukia
ata = anterior tibial artery
atc = adriamycin followed by 3x taxol followed by 3x cytoxan
atcc = american type culture collection
atd = antithyroid drug
atd = asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy
atg = antithymocyte globulin
atg = antitoxin globulin
atin = acute tubulo interstitial nephritis
atl = adult t cell leukemia
atll = adult tcell leukemia lymphoma
atls = advanced trauma life support training course
atm = atmosphere
atmngt = atypical melanocytic nevi of the genital type
atn = acute tubular necrosis
atn = oculocutaneous albinism, tyrosinase negative
atnr = asymmetrical tonic neck reflex
atp = adenosine triphosphate
atp = advanced technology program
atp = azathioprine
atra = all trans-retinoic acid
ats = alport syndrome
ats = anti tetanus serum
ats = arteriosclerosis
atshd = arteriosclerotic heart disease
att = attachment
atv = all terrain vehicle
atz = anal transitional zone
au = arbitrary unit
au = aures unitas
au = australia antigen
au = azauridine
au = gold
auc = area under curve
aud = auditory
audit = alcohol use disorders identification test
aug = acute ulcerative gingivitis
aug = august
aul = acute undifferentiated leukemia
aur = auricular
aus = artificial urinary sphincter
aus = atypia of unknown significance
av = adriamycin, vincristine
av = alveolar duct
av = anaerobic vaginosis
av = aortic valve
av = arteriovenous
av = atrioventricular
av = audiovisual
av = auriculoventricular
ava = antiviral antibody
ava = aortic valve area
ava = aortic valve atresia
avad = doxorubicin, vincristine, cytarabine, dexamethasone
avb = atrioventricular block
avdrr = adult onset vitamin d resistant hypophosphatemic osteomalacia
aventyl = nortriptylineavf
avf = arteriovenous fistula
avf = atrioventricular fibrillation
avh = acute viral hepatitis
avm = arteriovenous malformation
avm = aviation medicine
avms = arteriovenous malformations
avn = atrioventricular node
avn = avascular necrosis
avo = defused arteriovenous o2 difference
avp = actinomycin d, vincristine, platinol
avp = adriamycin, vincristine, procarbazine
avp = aortic valve prosthesis
avp = aortic valvuloplasty
avp = arginine vasopressin
avp = venous ambulatory pressure
avpu = alert, verbal, pain, unresponsive
avr = aortic valve replacement
avrnt = atrioventricular re entrant nodal tachycardia
avrr = aortic valve re replacement
avrt = atrioventricular re entrant tachycardia
avs = arteriovenous shunt
avsd = atrioventricular septal defect
avss = afebrile, vital signs stable
aw = abdominal wall
aw = airway
awmi = anterior wall myocardial infarction
awo = antral washout
awol = absent without leave
aws = alagille watson syndrome
ax = axilla
ax = axis of cylindrical lens
axr = abdominal x ray
az = ascheim zondek
aza = azathioprine
azc = azacitidine
azf = azoospermia factor
azi = azidopine
azq = diaziquone
azt = azidothymidine
b = bath
b = behavior
b = brother
b bassiana = beauveria bassiana
b beaveri = brugia beaveri
b burgdorferi = borrelia burgdorferi
b crocidurae = borrelia crocidurae
b k amputation = below knee amputation
b pahangi = brugia pahangi
b&b = bronchoscopy and biopsy
b&c = biopsy and cauterization
b&w = baldy webster suspension
b-2m = beta 2 microglobulin
b-cell = bcell
b-cll = b cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia
b-lph = beta lipotrophic hormone
b/k = below knee
b/p = blood pressure
b1 = bilroth 1
b1 = breast stage 1
b12 = cyanocobalamin
b2 = bilroth 2
b2 = ebv receptor
b2 m = beta2 microglobulin
b2-glob = beta 2 microglobulin
ba = backache
ba = barium
ba = basilar artery
ba = betamethasone acetate
ba = bile acid
ba = biliary atresia
ba = blocking antibody
ba = bone age
ba = boric acid
ba = brachial artery
ba = bronchial asthma
bab = babinski sign
bab = behaviour assessment battery
bac = bacterial artificial chromosome
bac = blood alcohol concentration
bac = bronchioalveolar carcinoma
bac = bronchioloalveolar carcinoma
baco = bleomycin, adriamycin, ccnu, oncovin
bacod = bleomycin, adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, oncovin, dexamethasone
bacon = bleomycin, adriamycin, ccnu, oncovin, nitrogen mustard
bacop = bleomycin, adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, oncovin, prednisone
bact = bacteriology
bact = bleomycin, adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, tamoxifen
bactec = bactenecin
badl = brief activities of daily living
bae = barium enema
baee = benzoylarginine ethyl ester
baep = brainstem auditory evoked potential
baer = brainstem auditory evoked response
baha = bone anchor hearing aid
bal = blood alcohol level
bal = british anti lewisite
bal = bronchoalveolar lavage
bal = dimercaprol
balf = bronchoalveolar lavage fluid
balt = bronchus associated lymphoid tissue
bamon = bleomycin, adriamycin, methotrexate, oncovin, nitrogen mustard
bana = benzoylarginine 2 naphthylamide
banf = bilateral acoustic neurofibromatosis
bao = basal acid output
bao = basal gastric acid output
bap = bleomycin, adriamycin, prednisone
bapa = benzoylarginine nitroanilide
bapp = bleomycin, doxorubicin, cisplatin, prednisone
barb = barbiturate
barbital = phenobarbital
barn = bilateral acute retinal necrosis
bas = balloon atrial septostomy
baso = basophil
bavip = bleomycin, adriamycin, vinblastine, imidazole carboxamide, prednisone
bawo = bilateral antrl washout
bax = a homolog of bcl2
bb = bronchial breathing
bb = bundle branch
bba = born before arrival
bbb = blood brain barrier
bbb = bundle branch block
bbgk = stated that chromosomes 4 and 7 each seem to have copies of the bb1/g25k
bbow = bulging bag of waters
bbprl = big big prolactin
bbs = bilateral breath sounds
bbs = bulletin board service
bbt = basal body temperature
bbvp = bcnu, bleomycin, vepesid, prednisone, methotrexate
bc = blood culture
bc = bone conduction
bc = breast cancer
bc = breathing control
bc = bronchogenic carcinoma
bca = basal cell atypia
bcaa = branched chain amino acid
bcam = b cell adhesion molecule
bcap = bcnu, cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, prednisone
bcas = breast carcinoma amplified sequence
bcat = branched chain aminotransferase
bcav = bleomycin, ccnu, adriamycin, velban
bcc = basal cell carcinoma
bcca = basal cell carcinoma
bccp = biotin carboxyl carrier protein
bcd = bleomycin, cyclophosphamide, dactinomycin
bcdf = b cell differentiation factor
bcds = breast cancer, ductal, suppressor
bce = basal cell epithelioma
bcei = breast cancer estrogen inducible sequence
bceop = benign childhood epilepsy with occipital paroxysms
bcg = bacille calmette guerin
bcg = ballistocardiogram
bcg = bromocresol green
bch = basal cell hyperplasia
bch = chorea, hereditary benign
bche = butyrylcholinesterase
bcie = bullous congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma
bckd = branched chain alpha ketoacid dehydrogenase deficiency
bckd = branched chain alphaketoacid dehydrogenase deficiency
bcmf = bleomycin, cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, fluorouracil
bcns = basal cell nevus syndrome
bcnu = bis chloroethyl nitrosourea
bcop = bcnu, cyclophosphamide, oncovin, prednisone
bcp = basal cell papilloma
bcp = bcnu, cyclophosphamide, prednisone
bcp = birth control pill
bcpm = benign chronic pemphigus
bcr = breakpoint cluster region
bcr = bulbocavernosus reflex
bcs = battered child syndrome
bcs = breast conservation surgery
bcs = budd chiari syndrome
bct = basophil challenge test
bcvp = bcnu, cyclophosphamide, vincristine, prednisone
bcvpb = bcnu, cyclophosphamide, vinblastine, procarbazine, bleomycin
bcvpp = bcnu, cyclophosphamide, vinblastine, procarbazine, prednisone
bcvpp = carmustine cyclophosphamide prednisone procarbazine vinblastine
bcx = blood culture
bd = band
bd = barbiturate dependence
bd = base deficit
bd = basophilic degeneration
bd = batten's disease
bd = behcet's disease
bd = belladonna
bd = bile duct
bd = black death
bd = blood donor
bd = bowel dysfunction
bd = bowen disease
bd = brain damage
bd = brain death
bd = bronchodilator
bd = twice a day
bdae = boston diagnostic aphasia examination
bdc = burn dressing change
bdcs = bazex dupre christol syndrome
bdg = batten's disease gene
bdi = beck depression inventory
bdma = benzyldimethylamine
bdmf = bone dysplasia with medullary fibrosarcoma
bdmr = brachydactyly mental retardation syndrome
bdp = beclomethasone dipropionate
bdp = benzodiazepine
bdp = bronchopulmonary dysplasia
bdr = background diabetic retinopathy
bdrs = blessed dementia rating scale
bdrs = brief depression rating scale
bds = blackfan diamond syndrome
bdz = benzodiazepine
be = bacterial endocarditis
be = barium enema
be = base excess
be = below elbow
bea = below elbow amputation
beac = bcnu, etoposide, ara c, cyclophosphamide
beam = bcnu, etoposide, cytarabine, melphalan
bec = before exam completed
bed = bornholm eye disease
bee = basal energy expenditure
beh = behavior
beh = benign essential hypertension
behav = behavioral
bel = blood ethanol level
bel = bromoenol lactone
bemp = bleomycin, eldisine, mitomycin, platinol
ben = balkan endemic nephropathy
beo = both eyes open
bep = benign enlargement of prostate
bep = bleomycin, etoposide, platinol
bepop = application of below elbow plaster of paris
ber = berbamine
ber = berberine
best = bedside evaluation and screening test of aphasia
beta msh = beta melanocyte stimulating hormone
beta tgdr = beta thioguanine deoxyriboside
bf = black female
bf = blastogenic factor
bf = breast fed
bf = breast feeding
bf = lymphocyte mitogenic factor
bfgf = basic fibroblast growth factor
bfic = benign familial infantile convulsions
bfl = bird fanciers lung
bfnc = benign familial neonatal convulsions
bfp = biological false positive
bfu = burst forming unit
bg = basal ganglia
bg = basal ganglion
bg = bender gestalt test
bg = beta galactosidase
bg = beta glucuronidase
bg = birbeck granule
bg = bite guard
bg = blood gases
bg = blood glucose
bg = bone graft
bg = brilliant green
bg = bronchocentric granulomatosis
bga = blood gas analysis
bgci = basal ganglia calcification, idiopathic
bgh = bovine growth hormone
bgl = bartholin's gland
bgp = blood group
bgp = bone gla protein
bgpa = biliary glycoprotein a
bgs = baller gerold syndrome
bgus = biclonal gammopathy of uncertain significance
bh = birth history
bh = breathholding
bh = bronchial hyperreactivity
bha = butylated hydroxyanisole
bhcg = beta human chorionic gonadotrophin
bhcg = beta human chorionic gonadotropin
bhd = bcnu hydroxyurea dacarbazine
bhd = birt hogg dube syndrome
bhdv = bcnu, hydroxyurea, dacarbazine, vincristine
bhf = bolivian hemorrhagic fever
bhl = bilateral hilar lymph node
bhr = bronchial hyperreactivity
bht = blunt head trauma
bht = breath hydrogen test
bht = butyl hydroxytoluene
bht = butylated hydroxytoluene
bht = butylhyroxytoluene
bhtt = bielschowsky head tilt
bi = barthel index
bi = basilar impression
bi = bismuth
bi = bone injury
bi = brain injury
bi = gingival bleeding index
biba = brought in by ambulance
bic = biceps
bid = bis in diem
bid = brought in dead
bie = bullous ichthyosiform erythroderma
bih = benign intracranial hypertension
bih = bilateral inguinal hernia
bil = bilateral
bil bs = bilateral breath sounds
bilat = bilateral
bili = bilirubin
bili t/d = bilirubin, total and direct
bima = bilateral internal mammary artery
bin = twice a night
bio = biology
biol = biologic
biol = biological
biol = biologist
biol = biology
biotech = biotechnology
bip = bleomycin, ifosfamide, platinol
bip = bronchiolitis obliterans with usual interstitial pneumonitis
bipap = bilevel positive airway pressure
bipg = billroth i partial gastrectomy
bipp = bismuth iodoform paraffin paste
bit = behavioral inattention test
biw = twice weekly
bj = bence jones
bj = biceps reflex
bjm = bones, joints, and muscles
bjp = bence jones protein
bk = back
bk = band keratopathy
bk = below knee
bk = black
bk = bullous keratopathy
bka = below knee amputation
bkbpr = bamford kowal and bench picture related
bkpnpr = bamford kowal and bench non picture related
bkv = bk virus
bl = bladder
bl = blood
bl = borderline leprosy
bl = bucolingual
bl = burkitt's lymphoma
bl cult = blood culture
blades = bristol language assessment scales
bld = blood
blel = benign lymphoepithelial lesion
bleo = bleomycin
bleo-comf = bleomycin, cyclophosphamide, oncovin, methotrexate, fluorouracil
bleo-mopp = bleomycin, nitrogen mustard, oncovin, procarbazine, prednisone
blitz = monoclonal antibodies
blm = bleomycin
blm = bleomycin sulfate
blobs = binary large objects
bls = bare lymphocyte syndrome
bls = basic life support
blt = bleeding time
blv = blood volume
bm = bacterial meningitis
bm = basal metabolism
bm = basilar membrane
bm = black male
bm = bone marrow
bm = bowel movement
bm = breast milk
bma = benzylmercapturic acid
bma = bone marrow aspiration
bmast = brief michigan alcoholism screening test
bmc = bone marrow cell
bmc = bone mineral content
bmcp = brain mitochondrial carrier protein
bmd = becker muscular dystrophy
bmd = best macular dystrophy
bmd = bone mineral density
bmhp = bromomercurihydroxypropane
bmi = body mass index
bmj = breast milk jaundice
bmld = binaural masking level difference test
bmp = bcnu, methotrexate, procarbazine
bmp = bone morphogenetic protein
bmpg = bone marrow proteoglycan
bmr = basal metabolic rate
bms = burning mouth syndrome
bmt = bone marrow transplant
bmz = basement membrane zone
bn = bladder neck
bn = bulimia nervosa
bnab = ladder neck adhesions
bncf = both toenails cut and filed
bnd = both toenails drilled
bnec = bladder neck electric conductance test
bnhl = bcell non hodgkin's lymphoma
bni = bladder neck incision male
bnl = brookhaven national laboratory
bno = bladder neck obstruction
bnp = bladder non palpable
bnp = brain natriuretic peptide
bns = bladder neck stenosis
bo = bacterioopsin
bo = barrett's esophagus
bo = benzene oxide
bo = bilirubin oxidase
bo = blackout
bo = blighted ovum
bo = body odor
bo = bosentan
bo = bowel obstruction
bo = bronchiolitis obliterans
bo = bubble oxygenator
boa = behavioral observation audiometry
boap = bleomycin, oncovin, adriamycin, prednisone
boca = brown oculocutaneous albinism
bof = birds of a feather
bof = branchiooculofacial syndrome
bof = broncho esophageal fistula
bofs = branchiooculofacial syndrome
bold = bleomycin, oncovin, lomustine, dacarbazine
boma = otitis media, both ears, acute
bomp = bleomycin, oncovin, matulane, prednisone
bomsa = bilateral otitis media serous acute
bomsc = bilateral otitis media serous chronic
bonp = bleomycin, oncovin, natulan, prednisolone
boo = bladder outflow obstruction
boop = bronchiolitis obliterans and organising pneumonitis
bop = bcnu, oncovin, prednisone
bop = bleeding on probing
bop = bleomycin, oncovin, platinol
bopam = bleomycin, oncovin, prednisone, adriamycin, mechlorethamine, methotrexate
bopp = bcnu, oncovin, procarbazine, prednisone
borb = birmingham object recognition battery
bos = base of skull
bos = behavioral observation schedule
botox = botulin toxin
bov = bleeding esophageal varices
bow = bag of water
box = bowels opened times
bp = base pair
bp = blood pressure
bp = boiling point
bp = bullous pemphigoid
bp&tpr = monitoring of blood pressure, temperature, pulse rate and respiratory rate
bp+ = hypertension
bpad = bipolar affective disorder
bpcq = beliefs about pain control questionnaire
bpd = biparietal diameter
bpd = bipolar disorder
bpd = borderline personality disorder
bpd = bronchopulmonary dysplasia
bpes = blepharophimosis, ptosis, and epicanthus inversus
bpf = brazilian purpuric fever
bpf = bronchopleural fistula
bph = benign prostatic hyperplasia
bpig = bacterial polysaccharide immune globulin
bpm = beats per minute
bpm = breaths per minute
bpm = brompheniramine maleate
bpn = brachial plexus neuropathy
bpnh = bilateral periventricular nodular heterotopia
bpo = benzoyl peroxide
bpp = biophysical profile
bpptl = bilateral postpartum tubal ligation
bppv = benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
bprl = big prolactin
bprs = brief psychiatric rating scale
bps = bronchopulmonary segment
bpt = bronchial provocation test
bpv = benign positional vertigo
bq = becquerel
br = bathroom
br = bedrest
br = bedroom
br = birthing room
br = brachioradialis
br = breast
br = breathing rate
br = breech presentation
br = british
br = bromine
br = brother
br ca = breast cancer
bra = bilateral renal agenesis
bra = bite raising appliance
bra = brain
brach = brachial
brao = branch retinal artery occlusion
brap = brca1 associated protein
brb = bright red blood
brbpr = bright red blood per rectum
brbx = breast biopsy
brca = breast cancer gene
brd = bilateral renal dysplasia
brdu = bromodeoxyuridine
brdurd = bromodeoxyuridine
brf = breast feeding
brhibo = bromohomoibotenate
bric = benign recurrent intrahepatic cholestasis
brk = breast tumor kinase
brm = biological response modifier
bronch = bronchial
bronch = bronchoscopy
broncho = bronchoscopy
brp = bathroom privileges
brvo = branch retinal vein occlusion
brvt = branch retinal vein thrombosis
bs = barium swallow
bs = blood glucose level
bs = blood smear
bs = blood sugar
bs = bloom syndrome
bs = bowel sounds
bs = breath sounds
bs/scf = biological sequence/structure computational facility
bsa = body surface area
bsa = bovine serum albumin
bsaep = brainstem auditory evoked potential
bsap = brief, small, abundant potentials
bsapp = brief, small, abundant, polyphasic potentials
bsb = bedside bag
bsc = bedside commode
bsco = bilateral subcapsular orchidectomy
bscs = biological sciences curriculum study
bsd = bedside drainage
bse = bovine spongiform encephalopathy
bse = breast self examination
bse = mad cow disease
bsep = brainstem evoked potential
bser = brainstem electric response
bsera = brainstem evoked response audiogram
bsf = benign senescent forgetfulness
bsipss = bilateral simultaneous inferior petrosal sinus sampling
bso = bilateral salpingo oophorectomy
bso = bilateral subcapsular orchidectomy
bso = buthionine sulfoximine
bsp = bone sialoprotein
bsp = bromosulfaphthalein
bsp = bromosulfophthalein
bsp = bromsulphalein
bsp = bromsulphaline
bsq = behavioral screening questionnaire
bsq = bussuquara fever
bss = balanced salt solution
bst = blood serologic test
bst = bovine somatotropin
bsts = bereweeke skill teaching system checklist
bsu = bartholin's, skene's, urethra
bsv = binocular single vision
bt = base of tongue
bt = bcnu, triazinate
bt = bedtime
bt = benign tertian malaria
bt = bitemporal
bt = bladder training
bt = blalock taussig shunt
bt = bleeding time
bt = blood transfusion
bt = blood type
bt = blood typing
bt = blue tongue
bt = body temperature
bt = botulin toxin
bt = bowel tones
bt = brain tumor
bt = breakthrough
bt = breast tumor
bt = broken tooth
btcd = binding to curved dna
btk = bruton's tyrosine kinase
btl = bilateral tubal ligation
btm = benign tertian malaria
btnf = both toenails filed
btp = biotechnology training programs
bts = blalock taussig shunt
btu = british thermal unit
btw = by the way
bu = bethesda unit
bu = bilirubin
bu = busulfan
bulit = bulimia test
bun = blood urea nitrogen
bus = busulfan
bv = bacterial vaginosis
bv = binocular vision
bv = blood vessel
bv = blood volume
bva = binocular visual acuity
bvap = bcnu, vincristine, adriamycin, prednisone
bvcpp = bcnu, vinblastine, cyclophosphamide, procarbazine, prednisone
bvd = back vertex distance
bvd = bcnu, vincristine, dacarbazine
bvds = bleomycin, velban, doxorubicin, streptozocin
bvl = bilateral vas ligation
bvm = bag valve mask
bvm = bag ventilator mask
bvpp = bcnu, vincristine, procarbazine, prednisone
bvrt = benton visual behavior test
bw = birth weight
bw = body weight
bw = dental bitewing x ray
bwcr = beckwith wiedemann syndrome chromosome region
bwd = backward
bwo = bladder washout
bws = beckwith wiedemann syndrome
bx = biopsy
bxcx = biopsy of cervix
bxo = balanitis xerotica obliterans
bylitc = butenylisothiocyanate
bzd = benzodiazepine
bzs = bannayan zonana syndrome
bzt = bendrofluazide
bzx = bazex syndrome
c 1 esterase = complement 1 esterase
c = c
c = capacitance
c = carbon
c = caucasian
c = celsius
c = cervical
c = complement
c = compliance
c = cornea
c = coulomb
c = cum
c = cytidine
c = cytosine
c acetobutylicum = clostridium acetobutylicum
c anthropophaga = cordylobia anthropophaga
c burnetii = coxiella burnetii
c clostridiiforme = clostridium clostridiiforme
c coli = campylobacter coli
c curticei = cooperia curticei
c difficile = clostridium difficile
c diphtheriae = corynebacterium diphtheriae
c feseri = clostridium feseri
c freundii = citrobacter freundii
c guilliermondii = candida guilliermondii
c hominivorax = cochliomyia hominivorax
c jejuni = campylobacter jejuni
c pectinata = cooperia pectinata
c vini = candida vini
c&c = application of collar and cuff sling
c&c = curette and cautery of skin lesion
c&db = cough & deep breath
c&e = curettage and electrodessication
c&f = chills and fever
c&p = cystoscopy and pyelography
c&s = culture and sensitivities
c-anca =
c-anca = anti neutrophil cytoplasm
c-anca = cytoplasm and neutrophil antibody
c-p = cerebellopontine angle
c-rp = c reactive protein
c-s = cheyne stokes
c-spine = cervical spine
c/a = clinitest/acetest
c/c = chrome cobalt
c/c = complete dentures
c/c/e = clubbing, cyanosis, edema
c/d = cystodiathermy
c/d/i = clean, dry, intact
c/n = cyclogyl and neosynephrine
c/o = complains of
c/p = cardiopulmonary
c/s = caesarean section
c/w = consistent with
c02 = carbon dioxide
c1 = complement 1
c1q = complement 1q
c3 convertase = complement 3 convertase
c3b ina = c3b inactivator
c3pa = c3 proactivator
ca = calcium
ca = cancer
ca = carcinoma
ca = cardiac arrest
ca = clinical assistant
ca = corneal abrasion
ca = coronary artery
ca atpase = calcium adenosine triphosphatase
ca-125 = cancer antigen 125
ca125 = cancer antigen 125
caa = cerebral amyloid angiopathy
caa = chloroacetaldehyde
caa = circulating anodic antigen
caa = constitutional aplastic anemia
caa = coronary artery aneurysm
caam = complimentary and alternate medicine
caap = cocaine abuse assessment profile
cab = cambridge apraxia battery
cab = coronary artery bypass
cabbage = slang for cabg
cabg = coronary artery bypass graft
cabop = cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, bleomycin, oncovin, prednisone
cabs = ccnu, adriamycin, bleomycin, streptozocin
cac = cisplatin, ara c, caffeine
caca = cataract, crystalline aculeiform
cacd = choroidal dystrophy, central areolar
cach = childhood ataxia with central nervous system hypomyelinization
cacp = camptodactyly arthropathy coxa vara pericarditis syndrome
cacs = celiac axis compression syndrome
cact = carnitine acylcarnitine translocase
cad = computer aided detection
cad = coronary artery disease
cad = cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, dacarbazine
cad = cytosine arabinoside, daunorubicin
cadasil = cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy
cadic = cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, dtic
cae = chloroacetate esterase
cae = cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, etoposide
caep = cortical auditory evoked potentials
caer = cortical auditory evoked response
caf = cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, 5 fluorouracil
caf = cytoxan, adriamycin with 5 fu
caffi = cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, 5 fluorouracil by continuous infusion
cafl = chronic airflow limitation
cafp = cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, 5 fluorouracil, prednisone
cafs = conotruncal anomaly face syndrome
cafth = cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, 5 fluorouracil, tamoxifen, halotestin
cafvp = cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, 5 fluorouracil, vincristine, prednisone
cag = cholangiogram
cag = cholangiography
cag = chronic atrophic gastritis
cag = coronary angiography
cag = coronary artery graft
cagg = cold agglutinins
cah = chronic active hepatitis
cah = congenital adrenal hyperplasia
cahd = coronary atherosclerotic heart disease
cai = cancer attitude inventory
cai = carbonic anhydrase inhibitor
cai = computer assisted instruction
cakut = congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract
cal = calorie
cal = chronic airflow limitation
calc = calcium
calc = calculated
calc = calculus
calcl = cutaneous anaplastic large cell lymphoma
calf = cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, leucovorin calcium , 5 fluorouracil
call = common acute lymphoblastic leukemia
calla = common all antigen
cals = carbonic anhydrase like sequence
cam = cell adhesion molecule
camak = cerebro oculo facio skeletal syndrome
camb = cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, methotrexate, bleomycin
cameleon = cytosine arabinoside, high dose methotrexate, leucovorin, oncovin
cameo = cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, methotrexate, etoposide, oncovin
camfak = cerebro oculo facio skeletal syndrome
camlo = cytosine arabinoside, methotrexate, leucovorin, oncovin
camp = cyclic amp
can = cancer
can = cord around neck
cao = chronic airflow obstruction
cao = coronary artery occlusion
cao = cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, oncovin
cap = camptodactyly arthropathy pericarditis
cap = capsule
cap = captopril
cap = catabolite activator protein
cap = cell attachment protein
cap = cellulose acetate phthalate
cap = chloramphenicol
cap = chloroacetophenone
cap = community acquired pneumonia
cap = cyclic amp binding protein
cap = cystine aminopeptidase
cap = prostate cancer
cap-bop = cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, procarbazine, bleomycin, oncovin, prednisone
capa = cerebellar ataxia, paroxysmal, acetazolamide responsive
capd = continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
cape = clifton assessment procedures for the elderly
caped = central areolar pigment epithelial dystrophy
capp = cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, platinol, prednisone
caps = capsules
car = carotid
carb = carbohydrate
carboxy air = carboxyaminoimidazole ribotide
card = cardiac
cardiak = card containing ice associated kinase
cas = cerebral arteriosclerosis
cas = child assessment schedule
cascvd = chronic arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease
casil = cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy
casp = communication assessment profile for adults with a mental handicap
casrn = chemical abstract service registery number
castle = carcinoma showing thymus like differentiation
cat = combined approach tympanoplasty
cat = common arterial trunk
cat = computerised axial tomography
cat = cytosine arabinoside, adriamycin, 6 thioguanine
catch22 = cardiac abnormality/abnormal facies, t cell deficit due to thymic hypoplasia, cleft palate, hypocalcemia due to hypoparathyroidism resulting from 22q11 deletion
cath = catheter
catm = autosomal dominant microphthalmia cataract
cav = congenital absence of vagina
cavd = congenital aplasia of vas deferens
cavd = continuous arteriovenous dialysis
cave = cerebroacrovisceral early
cavg = coronary artery vein graft
cavh = continuous arteriovenous hemofiltration
cavhd = continuous arteriovenous hemodiafiltration
cavhf = continuous arteriovenous hemofiltration
cavp = cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, vm 26, prednisone
cavp-16 = cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, vp 16
cavp-i = cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, vincristine, prednisone
cavpm = cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, vp 16, prednisone, methotrexate
cb = caesarean birth
cb = carbenicillin
cb = carbobenzoxy chloride
cb = carbonated beverage
cb = cerebellum
cb = chronic bronchitis
cb = conjugated bilirubin
cbavd = congenital bilateral aplasia of vas deferens
cbc = complete blood count
cbctr = cooperative breast cancer tissue resource
cbd = common bile duct
cbdca = carboplatin
cbe = clinical breast exam
cbf = cerebral blood flow
cbg = capillary blood gas
cbg = coronary bypass graft
cbg = corticosteroid binding globulin
cbi = continuous bladder irrigation
cbi = coping behavior inventory
cbps = perisylvian syndrome, congenital bilateral
cbr = complete bed rest
cbs = charles bonnet syndrome
cbs = chronic brain syndrome
cbt = carotid body tumors
cbt = cognitive behavior therapy
cbv = cyclophosphamide, bcnu, vp16
cbvd = ccnu, bleomycin, vinblastine, dexamethasone
cbz = carbamazepine
cc = carbon copy
cc = carboplatin, cyclophosphamide
cc = case conference
cc = check cystoscopy
cc = chief complaint
cc = collagenous colitis
cc = corpus callosum
cc = costal cartilage
cc = crohn's colitis
cc = cubic centimeter
cca = cardiac catheterisation
cca = chimpanzee coryza agent
cca = choriocarcinoma
cca = common carotid artery
cca = congenital contractural arachnodactyly
cca = isolation of common carotid artery
ccap = cancer chromosomal aberrations project
ccapeptide = crustacean cardioactive peptide
ccavv = ccnu, cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, vincristine, vp 16
ccc = critical care center
ccch = clear cell cribriform hyperplasia
cccm = closed chest cardiac massage
ccd = central core disease
ccd = childhood celiac disease
ccd = cleidocranial dysplasia
ccf = congestive cardiac failure
ccfe = cyclophosphamide, cisplatin, 5 fluorouracil, estramustine
ccg = cationic colloidal gold
ccg = chromic catgut suture
cchf = crimean congo haemorrhagic fever
cchs = congenital central hypoventilation
cci = chronic cardiac or coronary insufficiency
cck = cholecystokinin
cck-pz = cholecystokinin pancreozymin
ccl = centrocyte like
ccl4 = carbon tetrachloride
ccm = congestive cardiomyopathy
ccma = ccnu, cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, adriamycin
ccnu = lomustine
ccnu-op = ccnu, oncovin, prednisone
ccob = ccnu, cyclophosphamide, oncovin, bleomycin
ccpd = continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis
ccph = complement control protein homolog
ccpv = congenital convex pes valgus
ccr = creatinine clearance rate
ccs = clear cell sarcoma
ccs = corticosteroids
ccs = cronkhite canada syndrome
ccsk = clear cell sarcoma of kidney
ccu = coronary care unit
ccv = ccnu, cyclophosphamide, vincristine
ccv-av = ccnu, cyclophosphamide, vincristine/adriamycin, vincristine
ccvb = ccnu, cyclophosphamide, vincristine, bleomycin
ccvpp = ccnu, cyclophosphamide, velban, procarbazine, prednisone
ccvv = cyclophosphamide, ccnu, vp 16, vincristine
ccvvp = cyclophosphamide, ccnu, vp 16, vincristine, platinol
cd 53 = cluster of differentiation antigen 53
cd = cadmium
cd = cardiac disease
cd = celiac disease
cd = chemical dependence
cd = cluster of differentiation
cd = coeliac disease
cd = communicable disease
cd = conductive deafness
cd = contact dermatitis
cd = convulsive disorder
cd = crohn's disease
cd57 = cluster of differentiation antigen 5
cd74 = cluster of differentiation antigen 74
cda = 2 chlorodeoxyadenosine
cda = cellulose diacetate
cda = chenodeoxycholic acid
cda = chlorodeoxyadenosine
cda = clinical document architecture
cda = congenital dyserythropoietic anemia
cda = cytidine deaminase
cdai = crohn's disease activity index
cdc = carboplatin, doxorubicin, cyclophosphamide
cdc = centers for disease control
cdc = centers for disease control and prevention
cdca = chenodeoxycholic acid
cdcr = canaliculodacryocystorhinostomy
cdd = congenital diaphragmatic defect
cdd = craniodiaphyseal dysplasia
cddp = cisdiamminedichloroplatinum
cde = common duct exploration
cdf = ciliary dyskinesia factor
cdg = carbohydrate deficient glycoprotein syndrome
cdgdl = corneal dystrophy, gelatinous drop like
cdgs = carbohydrate deficient glycoprotein syndrome
cdh = congenital diaphragmatic hernia
cdh = congenital dislocation of the hip
cdh = congenital displasia of hip
cdhs = craniofacial deafness hand syndrome
cdi = clean, dry, intact
cdip = chronic demyelinating inflammatory radiculopathy
cdk = cyclin dependent kinase
cdle = chronic discoid lupus erythematosus
cdls = cornelia de lange syndrome
cdna = complementary dna
cdnh = chondrodermatitis nodularis helicis
cdp = comprehensive drinker profile
cdp = cytidine diphosphate
cdpc = cytidine diphosphate choline
cdr = children disability register
cdr = clinical dementia rating scale
cdr = complementarity determining region
cds = child depression scale
cdst = central daylight savings time
cdt = connected discourse tracking
cdu = candiru fever
ce = california encephalitis
ce = capillary electrophoresis
ce = cerium
ce = cervical examination
ce = conductive education
cea = carcinoembryonic antigen
cea = carotid endarterectomy
cea = cultured epithelial autograft
ceb = carboplatin, etoposide, bleomycin
cec = chloroethylclonidine
ceca = cisplatin, etoposide, cyclophosphamide, adriamycin
cecs = courtauld emotional control scale
cedri = clinical eating disorder rating instrument
cee = central european encephalitis
cef = cyclophosphamide, epirubicin, 5 fluorouracil
ceg = chronic erosive gastritis
cello = columnar epithelial lined lower esophagus
cem = cytosine arabinoside, etoposide, methotrexate
ceot = calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumor
cep = ccnu, etoposide, prednimustine
cep = congenital erythropoietic porphyria
cep = cyclophosphamide, etoposide, platinol
ceph = center for the study of polymorphisms in humans
ceph = cephalic
ceph = cephalin
ceph = cephalosporin
ceprh = combined pigment epithelial and retinal hamartoma
cer = ceramide
cera = cortical electric response audiometry
cerv = cervix
ces = cat eye syndrome
ces = compliance effective status
ces = compulsive eating scale
cesd = cholesterol ester storage disease
cetp = cholesteryl ester transfer protein
cev = cyclophosphamide, etoposide, vincristine
cf = cardiac failure
cf = christmas factor
cf = citrovorum factor
cf = complement fixation
cf = congestive heart failure
cf = counts fingers
cf = cystic fibrosis
cf = dental caries free
cf = white female
cfa = colonization factor antigen
cfa = common femoral artery
cfa = complement fixing antibody
cfa = complete freund's adjuvant
cfa = coronafacic acid
cfa = cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis
cfam = cerebral function analysing monitor
cfc = chlorofluorocarbon
cff = cystic fibrosis foundation
cfh = complement factor h
cfi = camberwell family interview
cfi = chemotactic factor inactivator
cfl = cisplatin, 5 fluorouracil, leucovorin calcium
cfl = coronafacate ligase
cfm = cerebral function analysing monitor
cfm = closed face mask
cfm = cyclophosphamide, 5 fluorouracil, mitoxantrone
cfnd = craniofrontonasal dysostosis
cfp = cyclophosphamide, 5 fluorouracil, prednisone
cfpt = cyclophosphamide, 5 fluorouracil, prednisone, tamoxifen
cfq = cognitive failures questionnaire
cfr = certified first responder
cfr = code of federal regulations
cfs = chronic fatigue syndrome
cft = chronic follicular tonsillitis
cft = complement fixation test
cftdm = fiber type disproportion myopathy, congenital
cftr = cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator
cfu = colony forming unit
cfu e = colony forming unit erythroid
cfz = carey fineman ziter syndrome
cg = centigram
cg = cholecystogram
cg = chorionic gonadotrophin
cg = chorionic gonadotropin
cg = chronic gastritis
cg = colloid goiter
cg = contact guard
cgamf = cholylglycylamidofluorescein
cgap = cancer genome anatomy project
cgcg = central giant cell granuloma
cgd = chronic granulomatous disease
cgdcgd = carrier genodermatosis of chronic granulomatous disease
cgh = comparative genome hybridization
cgh = cystic glandular hyperplasia of endometrium
cgl = chronic granulocytic leukemia
cgmp = cyclic guanosine monophosphate
cgn = chronic glomerulonephritis
cgn = crescentic glomerulonephritis
cgy = centigray
ch = chest
ch = child
ch = choline
ch = chronic hepatitis
ch = common hepatic
ch = community hospital
ch50 = hemolytic complement filtration
cha = congenital hypoplastic anemia
chac = choreoacanthocytosis
chad = cold hemagglutinin disease
chad = cyclophosphamide, hexamethylmelamine, adriamycin, ddp
chamoca = cytoxan, hydroxyurea, actinomycin d, methotrexate, oncovin, calcium folinate, adriamycin
champ = chromosomal analysis and morphology
chands = curly hair ankyloblepharon nail dysplasia syndrome
chap = cyclophosphamide, hexalen, adriamycin, platinol
charge = coloboma, heart disease, atresia of choanae, retarded mental development and growth genital hypoplasia ear abnormalities deafness association or syndrome
chat = choline acetyltransferase
chb = complete heart block
chbha = congenital heinz body hemolytic anemia
chc = chronic hyperplastic candidosis
chcl = congenital healed cleft lip
chd = chediak higashi disease
chd = common hepatic duct
chd = congenital heart disease
chd = congestive heart disease
chd = coronary heart disease
che = cholinesterase
che = chronic health evaluation
chem = chemical
chem = chemist
chem = chemistry
chem = chemotherapy
chemo = chemotherapy
chex-up = cyclophosphamide, hexamethylmelamine, 5 fluorouracil, platinol
chf = congestive heart failure
chf = crimean hemorrhagic fever
chf = cyclophosphamide, hexamethylmelamine, 5 fluorouracil
chg = change
chh = cartilage hair hypoplasia
chh = congenital hypogonadotropic hypogonadism
chhs = congenital hypothalamic hamartoma syndrome
chi = closed head injury
chip = cis dichlorotranshydroxy bis isopropylamine platinum iv
chl = chloroform
chl = conductive hearing loss
chl = crown heel length
chm = complete hydatidiform mole
cho = carbohydrate
cho = cyclophosphamide, hydroxydaunomycin, oncovin
chob = cyclophosphamide, hydroxydaunomycin, oncovin, bleomycin
chod = cyclophosphamide, hydroxydaunomycin, oncovin, dexamethasone
chol = cholesterol
chop = cyclophosphamide, hydroxydaunorubicin , oncovin , and prednisone
chope = cyclophosphamide, halotestin, oncovin, prednisone, etoposide
chor = cyclophosphamide, hydroxydaunomycin, oncovin, radiotherapy
chp = cutaneous hepatic porphyria
chr = chronic
chrna4 = nicotinic acetylcholine receptor
chron = chronic
chrpe = congenital hypertophy of retinal pigment epithelium
chrs = christian syndrome
chs = chediak higashi syndrome
cht = congenital hypothyroidism
chtn = cooperative human tissue network
chuk = conserved helix loop helix ubiquitous kinase
chvp = cyclophosphamide, hydroxydaunomycin, vm 26, prednisone
ci = cardiac index
ci = cardiac insufficiency
ci = cephalic index
ci = cerebral infarction
ci = cervical incompetence
ci = chest infection
ci = cochlear implant
ci = color index
ci = convergence insufficiency
ci = cornification index
cia = balloon angioplasty of the common iliac artery
cia = ccnu, ifosfamide, adriamycin
cia = common iliac artery
cic = circulating immune complex
cid = combined immunodeficiency
cid = cytomegalic inclusion disease
cidi = composite international diagnostic interview
cidp = chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy
cie = nonbullous congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma
cif = clonal inhibitory factor
cii = cranial nerve ii
cii = second cranial nerve
cii = type ii collagen
ciid = centromeric instability, immunodeficiency syndrome
cimb = center for international meeting on biology
cin = cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
cin = chromosomal instability
cin = chronic interstitial nephritis
cin = cinanserin
cinca = chronic infantile neurological, cutaneous and articular syndrome
cioms = council for international organizations of medical sciences
circ = circumcision
cis = carcinoma in situ
cis = opposite of trans
cisc = clean intermittent self catheterization
cisca = cisplatin, cyclophosphamide, adriamycin
cit = cautery to inferior turbinate
cit = chronic immune thrombocytopenia
civ = common iliac vein
civpp = chlorambucil, vinblastine, procarbazine, prednisone
cjd = creutzfeldt jakob disease
cjr = centric jaw relationship
ck = check
ck = cholecystokinin
ck = choline kinase
ck = creatine kinase
ck = cytokeratin
ck = cytokinin
ckbb = creatine kinase bb isoenzyme
ckmb = creatine kinase mb isoenzyme
ckmm = creatine kinase mm isoenzyme
cl = chloride
cl = chlorine
cl = cholelithiasis
cl = cirrhosis of liver
cl = clearance
cl = cleft lip
cl = clostridium
cl = condylomata lata
cl = contralateral
cl feseri = clostridium feseri
clas = congenital localized absence of skin
clav = clavicle
clb = chlorambucil
clbd = cortical lewy body disease
clbp = chronic low back pain
clcd = cleidocranial dysostosis
cld = chronic liver disease
cld = chronic lung disease
cld = congenital lactase deficiency
cldy = cloudy
cle = columnar lined esophagus
cle = congenital lobar emphysema
cle = continuous lumbar epidural
clh = chronic lobular hepatitis
clia = chemiluminescence immunoassay analyzer
clin = clinical
cll = chronic lymphatic leukemia
cll = chronic lymphocytic leukemia
cll/pll = chronic lymphocytic prolymphocytic leukemia
clm = cutaneous larva migrans
clma = clinical laboratory management association
clo = clothing
clo = cod liver oil
clo = urease test for helicobacter pylori
clock = circadian locomotor output cycles kaput
clr = crossed leg raise
cls = coffin lowry syndrome
clt = clotting time
cm = caucasian male
cm = centimeter
cm = centimorgan
cm = cisterna magna
cm = cochlear microphonic
cm = congenital malformation
cm = cortical mastoidectomy
cm = curium
cm3 = cubic centimeter
cma = coronamic acid
cma = cow's milk allergy
cmap = compound muscle action potential
cmc = carpal metacarpal
cmc = cell mediated cytotoxicity
cmc = chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis
cmc = closed mitral commissurotomy
cmc = cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, ccnu
cmcj = carpometacarpal joint
cmdhs = chloromethyldihydrosafrole
cmdr = craniometaphyseal dysplasia, autosomal recessive
cme = continuing medical education
cme = cystoid macular edema
cmf = chondromyxoid fibroma
cmfavp = cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, 5 fluorouracil, adriamycin, vincristine, prednisone
cmfh = cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, 5 fluorouracil, hydroxyurea
cmfp = cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, 5 fluorouracil, prednisone
cmfpt = cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, 5 fluorouracil, prednisone, tamoxifen
cmfpth = cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, 5 fluorouracil, prednisone, tamoxifen, halotestin
cmft = cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, 5 fluorouracil, tamoxifen
cmfv = cyclophosphamide fluorouracil methotrexate vincristine
cmfvat = cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, 5 fluorouracil, vincristine, adriamycin, testosterone
cmfvp = cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, 5 fluorouracil, vincristine, prednisone
cmg = cystometrogram
cmgp = cartilage matrix glycoprotein
cmh = congenital malformation of the heart
cmhc = community mental health center
cmi = cell mediated immunity
cmi = chronic mesenteric ischemia
cmid = cytomegalic inclusion disease
cmj = carpometacarpal joint
cmk = cromakalim
cml = chronic myelocytic leukemia
cmm = cutaneous malignant melanoma
cmml = chronic myelomonocytic leukemia
cmn = casamassima morton nance syndrome
cmn = congenital mesoblastic nephroma
cmo = clinical medical officer
cmo = cystoid macular edema
cmoat = canalicular multispecific organic anion transporter
cmopp = cyclophosphamide, mechlorethamine, oncovin, procarbazine, prednisone
cmp = cardiomyopathy
cmp = ccnu, methotrexate, procarbazine
cmp = chondromalacia patella
cmp = cytidine monophosphate
cmpd = compound
cmpf = cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, prednisone, 5 fluorouracil
cmr = contrast medium reaction
cms = circulation, motion, sensation
cms = cystadenoma with mesenchymal stroma
cmsd = congenital myocardial sympathetic dysinnervation
cmt = catechol methyltransferase
cmt = cervical motion tenderness
cmt = charcot marie tooth
cmtc = cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita
cmtd = charcot marie tooth disease
cmv = cisplatin, methotrexate, vinblastine
cmv = closed mitral valvotomy
cmv = controlled mechanical ventilation
cmv = cytomegalovirus
cmvs = cerebrovascular malformations
cmy = cariomyopathy
cn = caudate nucleus
cn = cellulose nitrate
cn = charge nurse
cn = child nutrition
cn = chloroacetophenone
cn = constipation
cn = cranial nerve
cn = cyanogen
cnbr = cyanogen bromide
cnch = chondrodermatitis nodularis chronica helicis
cne = concentric needle electromyography
cnf = cyclophosphamide, novantrone, 5 fluorouracil
cnf = finnish congenital nephrotic syndrome
cnh = chondrodermatitis nodularis helicis
cnhd = congenital nonspherocytic hemolytic disease
cnm = certified nurse midwife
cnop = cyclophosphamide, novantrone, oncovin, prednisone
cns = central nervous system
cns = clinical nurse specialist
cnsha = chronic non spherocytic hemolytic anemia
cnst = constipation
cntf = ciliary neuronotrophic factor
cnv = contingent negative variation
cnvm = choroidal neovascular membrane
co = carbon monoxide
co = cardiac output
co = cobalt
co = coenzyme
co2 = carbon dioxide
coa = coenzyme a
coa transferase = coenzyme a transferase
coad = chronic obstructive airway disease
coag = chronic open angle glaucoma
coag = coagulation
coap = cyclophosphamide, oncovin, ara c, prednisone
cob = chronic obstructive bronchitis
cob = cisplatin, oncovin, bleomycin
cobe = chronic obstructive bullous emphysema
cobmam = cyclophosphamide, oncovin, bleomycin, methotrexate, adriamycin, meccnu
cobra = consolidated omnibus budget reconciliation act
cobs = chronic organic brain syndrome
coc = calcifying odontogenic cyst
coc = combined oral contraceptives
cocm = congestive cardiomyopathy
cod = cerebroocular dysgenesis
cod-md = cerebro oculo dysgenesis muscular dystrophy
cofs = cerebro oculo facio skeletal
cog = children's oncology group
coi = coloboma of iris, choroid and retina
col = collagen
cold = chronic obstructive lung disease
colpo = colposcopy
com = chronic otitis media
com = common
comb = cyclophosphamide, oncovin, meccnu , bleomycin
combap = cyclophosphamide, oncovin, methotrexate, bleomycin, adriamycin, prednisone
comet-a = cyclophosphamide, oncovin, methotrexate, leucovorin, etoposide, ara c
comf = cyclophosphamide, oncovin, methotrexate, 5 fluorouracil
comla = cyclophosphamide, oncovin, methotrexate, leucovorin, ara c
comm = common
comm = communicable
comp = cobalt mesoporphyrin
comp = compound
compd = compound
comps = clinical observation of motor and process skills
comt = catechol o methyltransferase
con a = concanavalin a
conc = concentration
cond = condition
cong = congenital
congen = congenital
congruous = congruity
conj = conjunctiva
conn = connecticut
conn = connection
cons = consultation
cont = continent
cont = continuous
cont = contractions
contd = continued
conus = continental united states
cop = change of plaster
cop = cryptogenic organizing pneumonitis
cop = cyclophosphamide, oncovin, prednisone
copac = ccnu, oncovin, prednisone, adriamycin, cyclophosphamide
copd = chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
cope = chronic obstructive pulmonary emphysema
cope = cyclophosphamide, oncovin, platinol, etoposide
copp = ccnu, oncovin, procarbazine, prednisone
copp = cyclophosphamide, oncovin, procarbazine, prednisone
copro iii = coproporphyrin iii
copro o = coproporphyrinogen oxidase
copro ox = coproporphyrinogen iii oxidase
copro'gen = coproporphyrinogen
coq = coenzyme q
cor = chronic cor pulmonale
cor = congo red
cor = coronary
cor = corrected
cor = corrosion
cor = corrosive
cor = cortex
cor = cortisone
cor = heart
cora = conditioned orientation response audiometry
corba = common object request broker architecture
corp = corporation
cotnab = chessington occupational therapy neurological assessment battery
cox = cyclooxygenase
cox = cytochrome c oxidase
cox = cytochrome oxidase
cp = central pain
cp = cerebral palsy
cp = ceruloplasmin
cp = chest pain
cp = chronic pancreatitis
cp = cleft palate
cp = clinical pathology
cp = compare
cp = cor pulmonale
cp = creatine phosphate
cpa = cardiopulmonary arrest
cpa = cerebellopontine angle
cpa = cooperative project assurance
cpa = costophrenic angle
cpa = cyclophosphamide
cpa = cyproterone acetate
cpap = continuous positive airway pressure
cpb = cardiopulmonary bypass
cpb = cyclophosphamide, platinol, bcnu
cpbba = cyclophosphamide, bleomycin, procarbazine, prednisone, adriamycin
cpc = choroid plexus cyst
cpc = chronic passive congestion
cpc = clinicopathologic conference
cpc = cyclophosphamide, platinol, carboplatin
cpd = callus plantar digital
cpd = cephalopelvic disproportion
cpd = citrate phosphate dextrose
cpd = compound
cpd = contagious pustular dermatitis
cpd = cyclopentadiene
cpdd = altretamine cisplatin cyclophosphamide doxorubicin
cpdd = calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease
cpdd = cis platinum diamminedichloride
cpdd = cis-platinum compound
cpe = chronic pulmonary emphysema
cpeo = chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia
cpft = certified pulmonary function technician
cpft = combined pituitary function test
cph = chronic persistent hepatitis
cpi = california personality inventory
cpip = chronic pulmonary insufficiency of prematurity
cpitn = community periodontal index of treatment need
cpk = creatine phosphokinase
cpk-mb = creatine phosphokinase myocardial band
cpl = congenital pulmonary lymphangiectasis
cpls = cleft palate lateral synechia syndrome
cpm = ccnu, procarbazine, methotrexate
cpm = central pontine myelinolysis
cpm = continue present management
cpm = continuous passive motion
cpm = counts per minute
cpma = callus plantar metatarsal area
cpn = chronic pyelonephritis
cpn = community psychiatric nurse
cpo = coproporphyrinogen oxidase deficiency
cpob = cyclophosphamide, prednisone, oncovin, bleomycin
cpp = cerebral perfusion pressure
cpp = chronic pelvic pain
cppb = continuous positive pressure breathing
cppd = calcium pyrophosphate deposition
cppd = calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate
cppd = chest percussion and post drainage
cppd disease = calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease
cpr = c reactive protein
cpr = cardiopulmonary resuscitation
cpr = computerized patient record
cprg = chlorophenol red galactopyranoside
cps = carbamoyl phosphate synthase deficiency
cps = cardiopulmonary support
cps = child protective services
cps = cycles per second
cpsp = central post stroke pain
cpt = camptothecin
cpt = carnitine palmitoyltransferase
cpt = chest physical therapy
cpt = chest physiotherapy
cpt = cold pressor test
cpt = complete perineal tear
cpt = current procedural terminology
cptr = cyproterone
cpu = carboxypeptidase u
cpu = central processing unit
cpz = carboxypeptidase z
cpz = chlorpromazine
cr = chromium
cr = clot retraction
cr = complement receptor
cr = complete remission
cr = complete response
cr = conditioned reflex
cr = contract relax
cr = corneal reflex
cr = creatinine
cr = cycloplegia refraction
cra = central retinal artery
cra = cis retinoic acid
crada = cooperative research and development agreement
cran = cranial
crao = central retinal artery occlusion
crb = congen retinal blindness
crb = congenital retinal blindness
crcl = creatinine clearance
crcs = calcibiotic root canal sealer
crd = chronic renal disease
crd = chronic respiratory disease
creat = creatinine
crest = calcinosis, raynaud's phenomenon, esophageal dysfunction , sclerodactyly, telangiectasia
crf = cardiorespiratory failure
crf = chronic renal failure
crf = chronic respiratory failure
crf = corticotrophin releasing factor
crf = corticotropin releasing factor
crh = corticotrophin releasing hormone
crh = corticotropin releasing hormone
cri = chronic renal insufficiency
cris = comprehensive injury scale
crit = hematocrit
crl = crown rump length
crmo = chronic multifocal osteomyelitis
crna = certified registered nurse anesthetist
crna = complementary rna
crng = cephalosporin resistant neisseria gonorrheae
crop = cyclophosphamide, rubidazone, oncovin, prednisone
cropam = cyclophosphamide, rubidazone, oncovin, prednisone, l asparaginase, methotrexate
crp = c reactive protein
crp = creatine phosphate
crp = cyclic amp receptor protein
crpp = cytidine diphosphate
crppp = cytidine triphosphate
crps = chronic regional pain syndrome
crrt = continuous renal replacement therapy
crs = chinese restaurant syndrome
crs = cis retinoic acid
crst = calcinosis cutis, raynaud's phenomenon, sclerodactyly, and telangiectasis
crt = cadaver renal transplant
crt = calreticulin
crt = capillary refill time
crt = cathode ray tube
crt = certified respiratory therapist
crt = corrected
crtt = certified respiratory therapy technician
cru = chronic retention of urine
cru = crisis receiving unit
crvo = central retinal vein occlusion
crvt = central retinal vein thrombosis
cs = caesarean section
cs = celica sprue
cs = cervical spondylosis
cs = cervical swab
cs = cesarean section
cs = cesium
cs = close supervision
cs = coronal sulcus
cs = coronary sclerosis
cs = coronary sinus
cs = corpus striatum
cs melanura = culiseta melanura
csa = central sleep apnea
csa = child sexual abuse
csa = compressed spectral array
csa = cyclosporin a
cscc = cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma
csd = cat scratch disease
cse = combined spinal epidural
csf = cerebral spinal fluid
csf = cerebrospinal fluid
csf = colony stimulating factor
csf protein = cerebrospinal fluid protein
csg = cell surface glycoprotein
csg = chronic simple glaucoma
csg = chronic superficial gastritis
csg = cyclosporin g
csh = chronic subdural hematoma
cshl = cold spring harbor laboratory
csicu = cardiac surgery intensive care unit
cslrt = crossed straight leg
csm = central, steady, maintained
csm = cerebrospinal meningitis
csme = clinically significant macular edema
csnu = cystinuria
cso = craniostenosis
cso = craniosynostosis
csom = chron supp otitis media
csom = chronic suppurative otitis media
csp = circumsporozoite protein
csp = cyclosporine
csp = cysteine string protein
csq = consum satisfact quest
csq = consumer satisfaction questionnaire
csq = diab clin satisfact ques
csq = diabetes clinic satisfaction questionnaire
csq = pain coping strat questn
csq = pain coping strategies questionnaire
csr = central serous retinopathy
css = churg strauss syndrome
csscn = cesium thiocyanate
cst = castanospermine
cst = cervical sympathetic trunk
cst = christ siemens touraine syndrome
cst = contraction stress test
cst = corticospinal tract
cst = corticosteroid
cst = static compliance
csu = collection of catheter specimen of urine
ct = calcitonin
ct = carpal tunnel
ct = cerebral thrombosis
ct = cervical traction
ct = chemotherapy
ct = chest tube
ct = chlamydia trachomatis
ct = chorda tympani
ct = chordae tendinae
ct = claw toe
ct = composite tip
ct = computed tomography
ct = computerized tomography
ct = contact tracing
ct = coronary thrombosis
ct = count
ct = cover test
ct = cytarabine, thioguanine
ct = musculoskeletal
ct scan = computerized axial tomography scan
ct-scan = computerized axial tomography scan
cta = clear to auscultation
ctab = clear to auscultation bilaterally
ctafs = conotruncal anomaly face syndrome
ctap = clear to auscultation and percussion
ctc = chlortetracycline
ctcb = cyclophosphamide, thiotepa, carboplatin
ctcl = cutaneous t cell lymphoma
ctcv = congenital talipes calcaneovalgus
ctd = carpal tunnel decompression
ctd = close to death
ctd = congenital thymic dysplasia
ctd = connective tissue disease
ctep = cancer therapy evaluation program
ctev = congen talip equinovar
ctev = congenital talipes equinovarus
ctev = posteromedial release of calcaneotalar equinovarus
ctf = colorado tick fever
ctg = cardiotochography
ctg = ctg trinucleotide repeat
cth = cystathioninuria
cthm = conotruncal heart malformations
ctig = clinical trials implementation group
ctin = chronic tubulo interstitial nephritis
ctl = cytotoxic t lymphocyte
ctns = cystinosis, nephropathic
ctp = cytidine triphosphate
ctr = carpal tunnel release
ctr = center
ctr = central
ctrl = control key
cts = carpal tunnel syndrome
ctv = clinical target volume
ctx = cefotaxime
ctx = cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis
ctx = contractions
ctx = cyclophosphamide
ctx = cytoxan
cu = cause unknown
cu = copper
cuatp = copper adenosine triphosphate
cuc = chronic ulcerative colitis
cult = culture
culys = copper lysine
cuo = calovo fever
cup = cystoscopy, urogram, pyelogram
cur = cystocele, urethrocele, rectocele
cus = cranial ultrasound
cv = cardiovascular
cv = cardioversion
cv = cerebrovascular
cv = closing volume
cv = coefficient of variation
cv = conception vessel acupuncture points
cva = cerebral vascular accident
cva = cerebrovascular accident
cva = costovertebral angle
cva = cyclophosphamide, vincristine, adriamycin
cvap = cerebral vascular amyloid peptide
cvas = cerebral vascular accidents
cvb = ccnu, vinblastine, bleomycin
cvb = chorionic villi biopsy
cvb = chorionic villus biopsy
cvbd = ccnu, vinblastine, bleomycin, dexamethasone
cvc = central venous catheter
cvd = cardiovascular disease
cvd = cerebrovascular disease
cvd = cisplatin, vinblastine, dacarbazine
cve = cervical vaginal endocervical
cveb = cisplatin, velban, etoposide, bleomycin
cvf = cobra venom factor
cvf = colovesical fistula
cvg = coronary vein graft
cvg = cutis verticis gyrata
cvhd = cardiovascular heart disease
cvi = carboplatin, vepesid, ifosfamide, mesnex uroprotection
cvi = cardiovascular insufficiency
cvi = cerebral vascular insufficiency
cvi = common variable immunodeficiency
cvid = common variable immunodeficiency
cvl = central venous line
cvm = cerebrovascular malformation
cvm = cyclophosphamide, vincristine, methotrexate
cvo = constant visual observation
cvp = central venous pressure
cvp = cyclophosphamide, vincristine, and prednisone
cvp = cyclophosphamide, vincristine, prednisone
cvpp = ccnu, vinblastine, prednisone, procarbazine
cvpp = cyclophosphamide, vinblastine, procarbazine, prednisone
cvpp = lomustine prednisone procarbazine vinblastine
cvrd = cardiovascular renal disease
cvs = cardiovascular system
cvs = chorionic villus sampling
cvt = congenital vertical talus
cvvd = continuous venovenous hemodialysis
cvvh = continuous venovenous hemofiltration
cvvhd = continuous venovenous hemodialysis
cvvhf = continuous venovenous hemofiltration
cw = compared with
cw = consistent with
cw = continuous wave
cw = cotton wool
cwd = consistent with dates
cwp = centimeters of water pressure
cwp = coal worker's pneumoconiosis
cwp = cotton wool pledget
cws = cotton wool spots
cx = cervix
cx = circumflex
cx = circumflex artery
cx = convergence excess
cx = convex
cx = culture
cxr = chest xray
cy = cyanogen
cy = cyclophosphamide
cya = cover your ass
cya = cyclosporin a
cyc = cyclazocine
cyc = cyclophosphamide
cyc = cyclotron
cyc = cytoxan
cyclic gmp = cyclic guanosine monophosphate
cyhea = cyclohexylethylamine
cyld = cylindromatosis
cymd = cystoid macular dystrophy
cyp = cyproheptadine
cys = cysteine
cysto = cystoscopy
cyt = cytochrome
cyt = cytological
cyt = cytology
cyt = cytoplasm
cyt = cytoplasmic
cyto d = cytochalasin d
cz = cefazolin
czop = cefozopran
d & c = dilatation and curettage
d = daughter
d = day
d = density
d = deoxyribose
d = diameter
d = diarrhea
d = duration
d = right
d magalhaesi = dirofilaria magalhaesi
d p = depo provera
d&c = dilatation and curettage
d&c = dilation and curettage
d&d = debridement and dressing
d&d = drilling and drainage
d&e = dilatation and evacuation
d&i = dry and intact
d&r = dilation and radium
d&v = diarrhea and vomiting
d+v = diarrhea and vomiting
d-e = dermoepidermal
d/c = diarrhea constipation
d/c = discharge
d/c = discontinue
d/dw = dextrose, distilled water
d/l = deciliter
d/s = discharge summary
d/t = delirium tremens
d/t = due to
d/w = dextrose in water
d/w = distilled water
da = daughter
da = day
da = degenerative arthritis
da = deoxyadenosine
da = dermatitis artefacta
da = descending aorta
da = developmental age group
da = diabetic acidosis
da = dissecting aneurysm
da = dopamine
daab = dimethylaminoazobenzene
dab = dimethylaminoazobenzene
dac = 2 deoxy 5 azacitidine
dact = dactinomycin
dad = developmental articulatory dyspraxia
dad = diffuse alveolar damage
dadp = deoxyadenosine diphosphate
daf = decay accelerating factor
daf = delayed auditory feedback test
dag = diacylglycerol
dala = delta aminolevulinic acid
dalm = diazoluminolmelanin
damp = deficits in attention motor control and perception
dap = dianhydrogalactitol, adriamycin, platinol
dapc = dystrophin associated protein complex
dapi = aminoiminomethyl phenyl indole carboximidamide
dapi = diamindino 2 phenylindole
dapk = death associated protein kinase
das = disability assessment schedule
dast = drug abuse screening test
dat = daunomycin, ara c, 6 thioguanine
dat = dementia alzheimer type
dat = diet as tolerated
dat = direct antiglobulin test
datvp = daunomycin, ara c, 6 thioguanine, vincristine, prednisone
dav = dibromodulcitol, adriamycin, vincristine
dava = desacetyl vinblastine amide
davh = dibromodulcitol, adriamycin, vincristine, halotestin
dazl = deleted in azoospermia like
db = dead body
db = decibel
db = direct bilirubin
dba = diamond blackfan anemia
dba = dibenzanthracene
dback = to top
dbd = dibromodulcitol
dbe = deep breathing exercise
dbm = disrupted in b cell malignancy
dbms = database management system
dbp = diastolic blood pressure
dbr = deep breathing exercises
dbs = deep brain stimulation
dbv = dacarbazine, bcnu, vincristine
dbw = desirable body weight
dc = deoxycholate
dc = deoxycytidine
dc = descending colon
dc = digital computer
dc = diphenylcyanoarsine
dc = direct current
dc = discharge
dc = discontinued
dc = double cream
dc = dressing change
dc = duodenal cap
dc = dupuytren contracture
dca = deoxycholic acid
dca = dichloroacetate
dca = dichloroacetic acid
dca = directional coronary atherectomy
dcbe = double contrast barium enema
dcbm = double contrast barium meal
dcc = day care center
dcc = deleted in colon cancer
dcc = dextran coated charcoal
dcc = find out the correct term
dccd = dicyclohexylcarbodiimide
dccmp = daunorubicin, cyclocytidine, 6 metacaptopurine, prednisone
dcct = diabetes control and complication trials
dcd = developmental coordination disorder
dcf = 2 deoxycoformycin or pentostatin
dcg = dacryocystogram
dci = dichloroisoproterenol
dcir = dendritic cell immunoreceptor
dcis = ductal carcinoma in situ
dcl = diffuse cutaneous leishmaniasis
dcm = dichloromethotrexate
dcm = dilated cardiomyopathy
dcmp = daunorubicin, cytarabine, 6 metacaptopurine, prednisone
dcmp deaminase = deoxycytidylate deaminase
dco = dyschondrosteosis
dcpp = 2 2 4 dichlorophenoxy propionic acid
dcr = dacryocystorhinostomy
dcs = dorsal column stimulation
dcsa = doubly committed subarterial defect
dct = daunorubicin, cytarabine, thioguanine
dct = direct coombs test
dctd = division of cancer treatment and diagnosis
dctp = deoxycytidine triphosphate
dcv = dacarbazine, ccnu, vincristine
dd = delusional disorder
dd = detrusor dyssynergia
dd = developmental disability
dd = di guglielmo's disease
dd = diabetic diet
dd = diastrophic dysplasia
dd = digestive disorder
dd = discharge diagnosis
dd = diverticular disease
dd = dog dander
dd = drug dependence
dda = dideoxyadenosine
ddavp = desmopressin
ddbj = dna data bank of japan
ddc = dedeoxycytidine
ddc = dideoxycytidine
ddc = dopa decarboxylase
ddd = dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane
dde = dichlorodiphenyl dichloroethylene
dde = dynamic data exchange
ddi = dideoxyinosine
ddnu = dideoxynucleoside
ddp = cisplatin
ddp = diaminodichloroplatinum
ddpac = disinhibition dementia parkinsonism amyotrophy complex
dds = dapsone
dds = denys drash syndrome
dds = diaminodiphenylsulfone
dds = doctor of dental surgery
ddt = dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane
ddt = p,p dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane
ddu = dermodistortive urticaria
ddx = dichlorodiphenyl dichloroethylene
ddx = differential diagnosis
dea = drug enforcement administration
deae = diethylaminoethanol
deae = diethylaminoethyl
deb = dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa
dec = december
decal = dexamethasone, etoposide, cisplatin, ara c, l asparaginase
decr = decreased
decub = lying down
def = defecation
def = drugs/fluids, ekg, fibrillation
deg = degeneration
deg = degree
dehyd = dehydrated
del = delivery
del = delusion
dep = diethylpyrocarbonate
depc = diethyl pyrocarbonate
dept = department
derm = dermatology
dermatol = dermatology
des = diethylstibestrol
des = diethylstilbesterol
des = diethylstilbestrol
des = diffuse esophageal spasm
des = division of external sphincter
des = dysequilibrium syndrome
dev = development
dev = deviant
dev = deviation
dex = dextrose
dexa = dual energy x ray photon absorptiometry
df = deferoxamine
df = dermatofibroma
df = dietary fiber
df = duodenal fistula
dfa = direct fluorescent antibody
dfdc = gemcitabine
dfmo = difluoromethylornithine
dfmo = eflornithine
dfo = desferrioxamine
dfs = disease free survival
dfsp = dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
dft = dementia frontal lobe type
dfta = direct fluorescent treponemal antibody
dfu = dead fetus in utero
dfv = ddp, 5 fluorouracil, vepesid
dg = deoxyguanosine
dg = desquamative gingivitis
dga = digeorge anomaly
dgcr = digeorge syndrome chromosome region
dgi = dissem gonococc infectn
dgi = disseminated gonococcal infection
dgr = duodenogastric reflux
dgsx = dysplasia gigantism syndrome, x linked
dgtp = deoxyguanosine triphosphate
dh = dehydrocholic acid
dh = dehydrogenase
dh = delayed hypersensitivity
dh = dermatitis herpetiformis
dha = dehydroepiandrosterone
dha = docosahexaenoic acid
dha = docosahexanoic acid
dhaaa = dihydroxyaluminum aminoacetate
dhac = azacitidine
dhad = mitoxantrone
dhap = cisplatin, high dose ara c, and dexamethasone
dhap = dexamethasone, high dose ara c, platinol
dhas = dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate
dhbs = dihydrobiopterin synthetase
dhcc = 1,25 dihydroxycholecalciferol
dhd = doyne honeycomb degeneration
dhe = dental health education
dhe = dihematoporphyrin ether
dhe = dihydroergotamine
dhea = dehydroepiandrosterone
dheas = dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate
dhf = dengue hemorrhagic fever
dhfr = dihydrofolate reductase
dhl = diffuse histiocytic lymphoma
dhod = dihydroorotate dehydrogenase
dhp = dihydroprogesterone
dhpr = dihydropteridine reductase deficiency
dhrd = doyne honeycomb retinal dystrophy
dhs = deafness hypogonadism syndrome
dhs = dynamic hip screw
dht = dihydrotestosterone
dht = dihydroxytryptamine
di = detrusor instability
di = diabetes insipidus
di = diagnostic imaging
di = disability insurance
di = distal incisal
di = donor insemination
dia = diego antigen
diabet = diabetes
diag = diagnonal
diag = diagnosis
diagn = diagnostic
diam = diameter
dib = difficulty in breathing
dibk = diisobutyl ketone
dic = dacarbazine
dic = disseminated intravascular coagulation
dica = diagnostic interview for children and adolescents
did = dissociative identity disorder
didmoad = diabetes mellitus and insipidus with optic atrophy and deafness
die = death in the emergency department
dif = direct immunofluorescence
diff = differential
dig = digoxin
diiv = double inlet indeterminate ventricle
dijoa = inherited juvenile optic atrophy
dil = dilatation
dil = dilute
dild = diffuse infiltrative lung disease
dilv = double inlet left ventricle
dim = diminished
dimopp = dose intensified mopp
dims = disorder of initiating or maintaining sleep
din = ductal intraepithelial neoplasia
dind = delayed ischemic neurologic deficit
dios = distal intestinal obstruction syndrome
dip = desquamative interstitial pneumonia
dip = distal interphalangeal
dipa = diisopropylamine
dipf = diffuse interstitial pulmonary fibrosis
dipi = direct intraperitoneal insemination
dipj = distal interphalangeal joint
dipnech = diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia
dipoa = osteoarthritis of distal interphalangeal joints
diprphp = diisopropylphenylphosphate
dirv = double inlet right ventricle
dis = diagnostic interview schedule
dis = disabled
dis = disease
disch = discharge
disco = direct inject of sperm into cytoplasm of the oocyte
dish = diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis
disi = dorsal intercalated segment instability
disp = disposition
dispo = disposition
dist = distilled, distal
dit = diathermy to inferior turbinate
dit = diiodotyrosine
diu = death in utero
div = divorced
div = double inlet ventricle
djd = degenerative joint disease
djs = dubin johnson syndrome
dka = diabetic ketoacidosis
dkc = dyskeratosis congenita
dl = deciliter
dl = decliter
dl = dermatome lumbar
dl = difference limen
dl = direct laryngoscopy
dl = doxorubicin, lomustine
dla = disability living allowance
dlbcl = diffuse large b cell lymphoma
dlbd = diffuse lewy body disease
dlcl = diffuse large cell lymphoma
dlco = diffusion capacity for carbon monoxide
dld = dihydrolipoamide dehydrogenase deficiency
dle = diath loop excis, cervix
dle = diathermy loop excision of cervix
dle = discoid lupus erythematosus
dle = disseminated lupus erythematosis
dll = dynamic link library
dlmp = last normal menstrual period
dlo2 = oxygen transfer factor
dlpts = dilauroylphosphatidylserine
dlqi = dermatology life quality index
dls = derbyshire language scheme
dlv = dermatome lumbar nerve
dlv = differential lung ventilation
dm = dermatomyositis
dm = dexamethasone
dm = diabetes mellitus
dm = diastolic murmur
dm = dystrophia myotonica
dm = myotonic dystrophy
dma = dimethylamine
dma = dimethylaniline
dma = dimethylarsinic acid
dmaa = dimethylarsinic acid
dmamf = dimethylaminomethylferrocene
dmard = disease modifying antirheumatic drug
dmc = dactinomycin, methotrexate, cyclophosphamide
dmc = demeclocycline
dmd = duchenne muscular dystrophy
dmd = duchenne's muscular dystrophy
dmda = childhood autosomal recessive muscular dystrophy
dme = dimethyl ether
dme = durable medical equipment
dmh = dimethylhydrazine
dmi = desmethylimipramine
dmi = diaphragmatic myocardial infarction
dmm = dimethylmyleran
dmmpa = dimyristoylphosphatidylmethanol
dmp = 840
dmpg = dimyristoylphosphatidylglycerol
dmpi = dimyristoylphosphatidylinositol
dmpse = dimyristoylphosphatidylserine
dmpt = dimethylpropiothetin
dmsa = dimercaptosuccinic acid
dmsc = doxycycline polymethaphosphate sodium complex
dmso = dimethyl sulfoxide
dmso = dimethylsulfoxide
dmspta = dimyristoylphosphatidic acid
dmt = dimethyltriptamine
dmt = dimethyltryptamine
dmtu = dimethylthiourea
dmu = diagnostic meatourethroscopy
dn = diabetic neuropathy
dn = dibucaine number
dn = dinitrocresol
dn = district nurse
dn = dysplastic nevus
dna = deoxyribonucleic acid
dna = did not attend
dna antibody = deoxyribonucleic acid antibody
dnap = dinitroaminophenol
dnase = deoxyribonuclease
dnase b = deoxyribonuclease b
dnbp = dinitrobutylphenol
dncb = dinitrochlorobenzene
dncb = dinitrochlorobenzene contact sensitivity test
dni = do not intubate
dnig = dexniguldipine
dnka = did not keep appointment
dnm = daunomycin
dnm = daunorubicin
dnm = desmoplastic neurotropic melanoma
dnp = deoxyribonucleoprotein
dnp = dinitrophenol
dnpr = deoxyribonucleoprotein antibody
dnr = daunorubicin
dnr = do not resuscitate
dnrcc = do not recussitate comfort care
dns = deviated nasal septum
dns = dysplastic nevus syndrome
dnt = dinitrotoluene
dnt = doughnut
dntt = deoxynucleotidyltransferase, terminal
do = diamine oxidase
do = doctor of osteopathy
do2 = oxygen delivery
doa = date of admission
doa = date of award
doa = dead on arrival
doa = drug of abuse
doap = daunorubicin, oncovin, ara c, prednisone
dob = date of birth
doc = date of conception
doc = date of confinement
doc = deoxycorticosterone
doc = doctor
doc = documentation
dod = date of discharge
dodab = dioctadecyl dimethylammonium bromide
dodac = dioctadecyldimethylammonium chloride
doe = department of energy
doe = dyspnea on exertion
doi = digital object identifier
doiv = double outlet indeterminate ventricle
dolpa = dioleyl phosphoric acid
dolv = double outlet left ventricle
door = deafness, congenital, and onychodystrophy, recessive form
dop = direct occipitoposterior position
dopc = dielaidoylphosphatidylcholine
dopeg = dihydroxyphenylethylene glycol
dops = diffuse obstructive pulmonary syndrome
dops = tyrosine beta dihydroxy threo
dors = dorsal
dorv = double outlet right ventricle
dos = diffuse esophageal spasm
dos = disk operating system
doss = docusate sodium sulfosuccinate
dot = died on table
dov = double outlet ventricle
dove = dorsal vestibuloplasty procedure
dox = doxifluridine
dox = doxorubicin
dox = doxycycline
dp = deltopectoral
dp = diphosgene
dp = diphosphate
dp = distal pancreatectomy
dp = distal phalanx
dp = dorsalis pedis
dp = dyspnea
dp32 = register disabled claim
dpa = diphenylamine
dpa = dorsalis pedis artery
dpa = dual photon absorptiometry
dpap = demand positive airway pressure
dpc = diethylpyrocarbonate
dpcate = diphenylcarboxylate
dpd = dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase
dpd = diphenamid
dpfpc = dipentafluorophenylcarbonate
dpg = 2,3 diphosphoglycerate
dpg = diphosphoglycerate
dpg = dysplasminogenemia
dpgme = dipropylene glycol monomethyl ether
dph = diaphragm
dph = diphenylhydantoin
dpi = dietary protein intake
dpi = diphenylene iodonium
dpi = dry powder inhaler
dpl = diagnostic peritoneal lavage
dpn = diphosphopyridine nucleotide
dpoa = durable power of attorney
dpoae = distortion product oto acoustic emission measurement
dpp = dipeptidyl peptidase
dpp iv = dipeptidyl peptidase iv
dpp-iv = dipeptidyl peptid iv
dpp-iv = dipeptidyl peptidase iv
dpps = dipalmitoylphosphatidylserine
dpr = dermatopathia pigmentosa reticularis
dps = drinking problem scale
dpsl = deep partial skin loss burn
dpt = diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus vaccine
dpt = dipropyltryptamine
dpytase = deoxypyrimidine triphosphatase
dr = delivery room
dr = diabetic retinopathy
dr = doctor
dr = drain
dr = dressing
dra = dopamine receptor antagonist
drb = daunorubicin
dre = digital rectal examination
drez = dorsal root entry zone
drfb = double refractile fat bodies
drg = diagnosis related groups
drg = diagnostic related group
drg = dorsal root ganglion
drgb = dorsal root ganglion block
drgb = dorsl root gangln block
drgt = dorsal root ganglion thermocoagulation
drng = drainage
drph = distal retinal pigment hormone
drpla = dentatorubropallidoluysian atrophy
drs = clinical dementia rating scale
drs = doctors
drsg = dressing
drt = dead right there
drta = dirhodium tetraacetate
drtsf = dead right there, squashed flat
ds = blessed dementia rating scale
ds = denture stomatitis
ds = dermatome spinal
ds = discharge summary
ds = disseminated sclerosis
ds = down's syndrome
dsa = digital subtraction angiography
dsap = disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis
dsc = differential scanning calorimetry
dsd = detrusor and sphincter dyssynergia
dsd = detrusor sphincter dyssynergia
dsd = developmental speech disorder
dsdna = double stranded dna
dsdt = diagnostic speech discrimination test
dse = debutamine stress echocardiogram
dsed = diagnostic survey for eating disorders
dsfi = derogatis sexual functioning inventory
dsg = deoxyspergualin
dsgg = disialosyl galactosyl globoside
dsh = dyschromatosis symmetrica hereditaria
dsk = damus stansel kaye
dsm = diagnostic and statistical manual
dsm = dried skimmed milk
dso = distal subungual onycholysis
dsp = diarrhoeic shellfish poisoning
dspg = distearoyl phosphatidylglycerol
dsrct = desmoplastic small round cell tumor
dsrs = depression self rating scale
dss = dengue shock syndrome
dss = dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate
dss = docusate sodium
dssm = dried semi skimmed milk powder
dst = dexamethasone suppression test
dsta = disulfotetraazaadamantane
dsv = dermatome sacral nerve five
dt = delirium tremens
dt = deoxythymidine
dt = dermatome
dt = diphtheria and tetanus
dt = drug therapy
dt = due to
dt = dye test
dt's = delirium tremens
dta = deep transverse arrest
dtab = decyltrimethylammonium bromide
dtap = diptheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis
dtc = detailed test of comprehension
dtc = diethyldithiocarbamate
dtd = data type declaration
dtd = diastrophic dysplasia
dtdp = deoxythymidine diphosphate
dtfb = diphtheria toxin fragment b
dth = delayed type hypersensitivity
dtic = dacarbazine
dtmp = deoxythymidine monophosphate
dtp = diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid
dtp = diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus
dtr = deep tendon reflexes
dts = delirium tremens
dtsq = diabetes treatment satisfaction questionnaire
dtta = diethylenetriaminetetraacetic acid
dttp = deoxythymidine triphosphate
dttpase = deoxythymidinetriphosphatase
du = deoxyuridine
du = diagnosis unknown
du = duodenal ulcer
du = dutch
dub = dysfunctional uterine bleeding
dubp = diethylumbelliferyl phosphate
dud = duodenal ulcer disease
duec = distal urethral electric conductance test
duh = dysfunctional uterine hemorrhage
duhp = duke unc health profile
dui = driving under the influence
duib = diureido isobutane
dup = duplicate
dutp = deoxyuridine triphosphate
dutpase = deoxyuridinetriphosphatase
dv = distance vision
dv = divorced
dv = domiciliary visit
dv = domiciliary visit request
dv = double vision
dva = distance visual acuity
dvb = ddp, vindesine, bleomycin
dvd = developmental verbal apraxia
dvd = dissociated vertical deviation
dvm = delayed visual maturation
dvp = daunorubicin, vincristine, prednisone
dvp = devitalizing paste
dvt = deep vein thrombosis
dvts = deep vein thromboses
dvu = direct vision urethrotomy
dvwr = dysfunctional ventilatory weaning response
dw = distilled water
dw = dwarf
dwai = driving while ability impaired
dwbq = diab wellbeing question
dwbq = diabetes wellbeing questionnaire
dwi = driving while intoxicated
dwm = dandy walker malformation
dws = dandy walker syndrome
dx = dextran
dx = diagnosis
dx = dicloxacillin
dx = dislocation
dx = duplex
dxt = deep x ray therapy
dy = dysprosium
dyn = dynamometer
dyn = dyne
dyn a = dynorphin a
dyn b = dynorphin b
dys = dyschromatosis symmetrica hereditaria
dysf = dysferlin
dyspl = dysplasia
dz = diazepam
dz = disease
dz = dizygotic
dzapo = daunorubicin, azacitidine, ara c, prednisone, oncovin
e = ecstasy
e = energy
e = expectation
e = without
e acervulina = eimeria acervulina
e amylovora = erwinia amylovora
e bieneusi = enterocytozoon bieneusi
e brachy = eubacterium brachy
e equi = ehrlichia equi
e fergusonii = escherichia fergusonii
e gergoviae = enterobacter gergoviae
e histolytica = entamoeba histolytica
e ictaluri = edwardsiella ictaluri
e sakazakii = enterobacter sakazakii
e schistosa = enhydrina schistosa
e-lap = exploratory laparatomy
e/c/c = edema, cyanosis, cords
e/m = electron microscope
e/m = electron microscopy
e1 = estrone
e1 = oestrone
e2 = estradiol
e2oh = ethanol
e2r = estrogen receptor
e3 = estriol
e3 = oestriol
ea = each
ea = electroacupuncture
ea = endometrial ablation
ea = epidural anesthesia
ea = extraction atherectomy
eaa = essential amino acid
eaa = excitatory amino acid
eaa = extrinsic allergic alveolitis
eab = elective abortion
eabr = electrically evoked auditory brainstem response audiometry
eac = epithelioma adenoides cysticum
eac = erythema annulari centrifugum
eac = external auditory canal
ead = acetylcholinesterase deficiency
eadl = extended activities of daily living
eam = episodic ataxia with myokymia
eap = electroacupuncture
eap = epiallopregnanolone
eap = etoposide, adriamycin, platinol
ear = expired air resuscitation
eara = enteric acquired reactive arthritis
eas = external anal sphincter
eas = iv expense assignment system version iv
eat = eating attitudes test
eat = edinburgh articulation test
eatl = enteropathy associated t cell lymphoma
eav = electroacupuncture after voll
eb = endobronchial biopsy
eb = endometrial biopsy
eb = epidermolysis bullosa
eb = external beam radiotherapy
eba = epidermoly bull acquisit
eba = epidermolysis bullosa acquisata
eba = ethoxybenzoic acid dental cement
eba = orthoethoxybenzoic acid
ebap = eldisine, bcnu, adriamycin, prednisone
ebbs = equal bilateral breath sounds
ebd = epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica
ebd = exploration of bile duct
ebdct = cockayne touraine type epidermolysis bullosa
ebl = estimated blood loss
ebm = expressed breast milk
ebmd = epidermolysis bullosa muscular dystrophy
ebns = endoscopic bladder neck suspension
ebpaacc = epidermolysis bullosa pyloric atresia aplasia cutis congenita
ebrs = eating behavior rating scale
ebrt = external beam radiation therapy
ebs = epidermolysis bullosa simplex
ebs-mp = epidermolysis bullosa simplex with mottled pigmentation
ebsmp = epidermolysis bullosa simplex with mottled pigmentation
ebt = exchange blood transfusion
ebv = epstein barr virus
ebvut = external breech version under tocolysis
ec = ejection click
ec = endothelial cell
ec = escherichia coli
ec = extracranial
eca = external carotid artery
ecb = european congress on biotechnology
ecc = edema, cyanosis, cords
ecc = endocervical curettage
ecce = extracapsular cataract extraction
eccl = encephalocraniocutaneous lipomatosis
ecco2r = extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal
ecd = endocardial cushion defect
ecf = extended care facility
ecf = extracellular fluid
ecg = electrocardiogram
ecge = extracorporeal gas exchange
ecgf = endothelial cell growth factor
echo = echocardiogram
echo = enteric cytopathogenic human orphan
ecl = enterochromaffin like
ecla = excimer laser
ecla = extracorporeal lung assistance
eclt = euglobulin clot lysis time
ecm = erythema chronicum migrans
ecm = external cardiac massage
ecm = extracellular matrix
ecmo = extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
ecmr = extracellular matrix receptor
ecmv = etoposide, cytoxan, methotrexate, vincristine
ecochg = electrocochleogram
ecog = eastern cooperative oncology group
ecoli = escherichia coli
ecox = extracorporeal oxygenation
ecp = eosinophil cationic protein
ecp = external counterpulsation
ecpca = endothelial cell procoagulant activity
ecrb = extensor carpi radialis brevis
ecrl = extensor carpi radialis longus
ecrt = endoscopic congo red test
ecs = electrocerebral silence
ecs = electroconvulsive shock
ecs = endocervical scrape
ect = electroconvulsive shock therapy
ect = electroconvulsive therapy
ect = eosinophil cationic protein
ect = epilepsy centrotemporal
ect = unilateral electroconvulsive therapy
ectontpphase = ectonucleotide pyrophosphohydrolase
ectr = endocscopic carpal tunnel release
ecu = extensor carpi ulnaris
ecv = external cephalic version
ed = elimination diet
ed = emergency department
ed50 = median effective dose
edam = 10 ethyl deaza aminopterin or 10 edam
edap = etoposide, dexamethasone, ara c, platinol
edb = extens digitorum brevis
edb = extensor digitorum brevis
edc = estimated date of conception
edc = estimated date of confinement
edd = estimated date of delivery
edh = epidural hematoma
edi = eating disorder inventory
edi = eating disorders inventory
edin = epidermal cell differentiation inhibitor
edl = extensor digitorum longus
edm = early diastolic murmur
edm = extensor digiti minimi
edod = estimated date of delivery
edp = eating disorders patient or program
edpcd = ethyldiaminopropylcarbodiimide
edrf = endothelium derived relaxing factor
eds = edema disease of swine
eds = egg drop syndrome
eds = ehlers danlos syndrome
eds = electronic data submission
eds = ethane dimethane sulfonate
edsm = ethyldeshydroxysparsomycin
edss = exp disabil status scal
edss = expanded disability status scale
edta = ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid
edta renal vascular disease = type unspecified associated with renal failure
edu = ethylene diurea
edv = end diastolic volume
edv = epidermodysplasia verruciformis
edx = electrodiagnosis
ee = expressed emotion
ee = external examination
eec = ectodermal dysplasia with ectrodactyly and cleft lip or palate
eec = european economic community
eed = erythema elevatum diutinum
eee = eastern equine encephalitis
eeg = electroencephalogram
eent = eye, ear, nose and throat
eent = eyes, ears, nose, throat
eeoc = equal employment opportunity commission
eer = extended endocardial resection
ees = erythromycin ethinylsuccinate
eex = electrodiagnosis
ef = eccentric fixation
ef = ejection fraction
ef = epileptic fit
ef = erythroblastosis fetalis
ef = essential fructosemia
efa = essential fatty acid
efad = essential fatty acid deficiency
efcp = edinburgh functional communication profile
efda = epoxyfarnesyl diazoacetate
efe = endocardial fibroelastosis
eff = effacement
efm = external/electronic fetal monitor
efmr = epilepsy, female restricted, with mental retardation
efp = etoposide, fluorouracil, platinol
efs = event free survival
efw = estimated fetal weight
eg = endogastric
eg = example
ega = estimated gestational age
egc = early gastric cancer
egd = esophagogastroduodenoscopy
egf = epidermal growth factor
egfr = epidermal growth factor receptor
egg = electrogastrography
eghe = ethylene glycol monohexyl ether
egl = eosinophilic granuloma of lung
egta = ethylene glycol tetraacetic acid
eh = essential hypertension
ehba = biliary atresia, extrahepatic
ehba = extrahepatic biliary atresia
ehbd = extrahepatic bile ducts
ehc = epidemic hemorrhagic conjunctivitis
ehda = epoxyhomofarnesyl diazoacetate
ehdp = etidronate disodium
ehk = epidermolytic hyperkeratosis
ehl = extensor hallicus longus
ehr = electronic hospital record
ehs = engelbreth holm swarm tumor
ei = electrolyte imbalance
ei = enzyme inhibitor
ei = extensor indicis
eia = balloon angioplasty of the external iliac artery
eia = baln ang/pl ex iliac art
eia = endarterectomy of the external iliac artery
eia = enzyme immunoassay
eia = exercise induced asthma
eia = external iliac artery
eic = endometrial intraepithelial carcinoma
eic = epidermal inclusion cyst
eifel = eukaryotic translation initiation factor
eioa = excessive intake of alcohol
eip = extensor indicis proprius
eipa = ethylisopropylamiloride
eiv = external iliac vein
ej = external jugular
ek = enterokinase
ekc = epidemic keratoconjunctivitis
ekg = electrocardiogram
ekp = epikeratoprosthesis
ekv = erythrokeratodermia variabilis
ela = endometrial laser ablation
elap = endoscopic laser ablation of prostate
elap = exploratory laparotomy
elbw = extremely low birth weight infant
elev = elevated
elf = elective low forceps
elf = etoposide, leucovorin, 5 fluorouracil
elisa = enzyme linked immunosorbent assay
elix = elixir
elos = estimated length of stay
elovl = elongation of very long chain
elp = serum protein electrophoresis
elsi = ethical, legal, and social issues
elst = endolymphatic sac tumors
elvr = extended left ventricular branch of right coronary artery
em = ejection murmur
em = electron microscopy
em = emergency medicine
em = emergency room
em = emmetropia
em = emotional disorder
em = emotionally disturbed
em = emphysema
em = enteroviral meningitis
em = ergonovine maleate
em = erythema multiforme
em = erythromycin
em = esophageal manometry
em = esophageal motility
em = extracellular matrix
ema = endomysial antibodies
ema = epithelial membrane antigen
ema = ethylmalonic acid
emaco = etoposide, methotrexate, actinomycin d, cyclophosphamide, oncovin
emb = embryo
emb = embryology
emb = endomyocardial biopsy
embl = european molecular biology laboratory
embo = european molecular biology organization
embx = endometrial biopsy
emc = encephalomyocarditis
emc = essential mixed cryoglobulinemia
emc = extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma
emd = electromechanical dissociation
emd = emergency medical doctor
emd = emery dreifuss muscular dystrophy
emd = ethylmorphine n demethylase
emf = endomyocardial fibrosis
emfe = endomyocardial fibroelastosis
emg = electromyogram
emg = electromyograph
emg = electromyography
emg cne = concentric needle electromyography
emh = educable mentally handicapped
emit = enzyme multiplied immunoassay technique
emla = trade name for topical lidocaine+prilocaine preparation
emmv = ext mand min vol ventil
emmv = extended mandatory minute volume ventilation
emp = emphysema
emp = estramustine phosphate
emp = extramammary paget's disease
emp = extramedullary plasmacytoma
emr = electronic medical record
emr = emergency room
ems = emergency medical service
ems = emergency medical services
ems = endometrial scrape
ems = eosinophilia myalgia syndrome
ems = ethyl methanesulfonate
emt = emergency medical technician
emt = external malleolar torsion
emtala = emergency medical treatment and active labor act
emwx = episodic muscle weakness, x linked
en = endoscopy
en = enema
en = enteral nutrition
en = erythema nodosum
ena = extractable nuclear antigen
ena = extractable nuclear antigen antibody
endor = electron nuclear double resonance
eng = electronystagmogram
eng = electronystagmograph
eng = electronystagmography
eng = english
engl = england
enl = erythema nodosum leprosum
ent = ear, nose, throat
enu = ethylnitrosourea
env = environment
eo = ethylene oxide
eo = extraoral
eoa = esophageal obturator airway
eoad = early onset alzheimer disease
eoae = evoked oto acoustic emission measurement
eoca = early onset cerebellar ataxia
eog = electrooculogram
eom = extraocular movement
eom = extraocular muscle
eomi = extraocular movements intact
eop = early onset periodontitis
eopca = early onset pauciarticular chronic arthritis
eortc = european organization for research and treatment of cancer
eos = eosinophil
ep = ectopic pregnancy
ep = electrophoresis
ep = eosinophilic pneumonia
ep = epilepsy
ep = esophoria
ep = evoked potential
ep = evoked potentials
ep = intermittent esophoria
epa = eicosapentaenoic acid
epa = eicosapentanoic acid
epa = enduring power of attorney
epa = environmental protection agency
epa = extrinsic plasminogen activator
epap = expiratory positive airway pressure
epb = extensor pollicis brevis
epc = erucylphosphocholine
epdf = parkinsonism, early onset, with diurnal fluctuation
epds = edinburgh postnatal depression scale
epeg = etoposide
eph = edema, proteinuria and hypertension of pregnancy
epi = epidural anesthesia
epi = epilepsy
epi = epirubicin
epi = epithelial
epi = epithelium
epi = eysenck personality inventory
epidem = epidemic
epis = episiotomy
epl = extensor pollicis longus
epm = elastoplast mould
epmr = epilepsy, progressive, with mental retardation
epo = erythropoietin
epo = evening primrose oil
epoch = etoposide, prednisone, oncovin, cyclophosphamide, halotestin
epoxyatp = adenosine triphosphate
epp = erythrohepatic protoporphyria
epp = erythropoietic protoporphyria
eppk = palmoplantar keratoderma, epidermolytic
epr = electron paramagnetic resonance
epr = electrophrenic respiration
eps = elastosis perforans serpiginosa
epsp = excitatory postsynaptic potential
ept = electric dental pulp vitality test
ept = epilepsy, partial
epv = encephaloclastic proliferative vasculopathy
epx = eosinophil peroxidase
eq = equivalent
equiv = equivalent
er = electroresection
er = emergency room
er = endoplasmic reticulum
er = epigastric region
er = erythrocyte
er = erythrocyte receptor
er = esophageal rupture
er = estradiol receptor
er = estrogen receptor
er = estrogen receptors
er = external rotation
er-ica = estrogen receptor immunocytochemical assay
er/pr = estrogen and progesterone receptors
era = electric response audiometry
era = enteric reactive arthritis
era = estroadiol receptor assay
era = evoked response audiometry
erbf = effective renal blood flow
erc = endoscopic retrograde cholangiography
ercp = endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
erda = energy research and development administration
erg = electroretinogram
eritc = erythrosine isothiocyanate
erk = extracellular signal regulated kinase
erm = epiretinal membrane
erm = extended radical mastectomy
erod = ethoxyresorufin o deethylase
erp = effective refractory period
erp = endoscopic retrograde pancreatography
erp = estrogen receptor protein
erp = event related potential
erpc = evacuation of retained products of conception
erpf = effective renal plasma flow
erpoc = evacuation of retained products of conception
ers = evacuation of retained secundines
ertk = estradiol receptor tyrosine kinase
erv = expiratory reserve volume
ervr = erosive vitreoretinopathy
es = einsteinium
es = electrical stimulation
es = embryonic stem
esa = end to side anastomosis
escc = esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
escrf = end stage chronic renal failure
escs = enhanced s cone syndrome
esf = european science foundation
eshap = etoposide, solu medrol, ara c, platinol
eshg = european society of human genetics
esi = electrospray ionization
esld = end stage liver disease
esp = extrasensory perception
esr = electron spin resonance
esr = erythrocyte sedimentation rate
esrd = end stage renal disease
esrf = end stage renal failure
ess = epithelioma, self healing squamous
esss = epilepsy with continuous spike wave during slow wave sleep
est = eastern standard time
est = electoconvulsive shock therapy
est = electroshock therapy
est = endodermal sinus tumor
est = esterase
est = exercise stress test
est = expressed sequence tag
esu = electrosurgical unit
eswl = extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy
et = and
et = endotracheal tube
et = esotropia
et = essential thrombocytopenia
et = eustachian tube
et = exercise tolerance
et = expiratory time
eta = elongation of tendon achilles
eta = estimated time of arrival
etaa = end tidal fraction of anesthetic agent
etadipaz = ethyladipoylazolamide
etco2 = end tidal carbon dioxide
etd = eustachian tube dysfunction
etf = eustachian tube function
eth = ethambutol
eth = ethionamide
etio = etiology
etiol = etiology
etn = erythema toxicum neonatorum
etn2 = end tidal nitrogen concentration
etn2o = end tidal nitrous oxide concentration
eto = ethylene oxide
eto2 = end tidal oxygen concentration
etoh = ethyl alcohol
etop = etoposide
ets = exposed to tobacco smoke
etsuxaz = ethylsuccinylazolamide
ett = endotracheal tube
ett = exercise tolerance test
etu = emergency trauma unit
etv = exhaled tidal volume
eua = examination under anesthesia
euapns = examination under anesthesia of postnasal space
eucib = european collaborative interspecific backcross
eum = examination under microscope
eur = europe
eur = european
euresco = european research conferences
eva = etoposide, vinblastine, adriamycin
eval = evaluation
evap = evaporate
evc = ellis van creveld syndrome
evc = expiratory vital capacity
evd = extraventricular drainage
evmac = escalated methotrexate, vinblastine, adriamycin, cisplatin
evpl = envoplakin
evr = exudative vitreoretinopathy
ewa = examination of female genital tract without anesthetic
ewb = estrogen withdrawal bleeding
ewo = educational welfare officer
ews = ewing sarcoma
ewsr = ewing sarcoma breakpoint region
ex = example
ex = exercise
ex = exfoliation
ex = exsmoker
ex = extension
exam = examination
exc = excision
exch = exchange
exd = ethyl xanthogen disulfide
exp = experiment
exp = expired
exp lap = exploratory laparotomy
expir = expiration
ext = extension
ext = external
ext = extract
ext = extremities
eydf = erythroid differentiation factor
f = fahrenheit
f = female
f = fertility
f = fluorine
f = force
f = formula
f = french
f acuminatum = fusarium acuminatum
f factor = fertility factor
f necrophorum = fusobacterium necrophorum
f odoratum = flavobacterium odoratum
f&c = fever and chills
f&f = fixes and follows
f&r = force and rhythm
f-n = finger to nose
f-u = follow up
f/c = fever and chills
f/c/s = fever, chills, sweats
f/u = follow up
fa = fatty acid
fa = first aid
fa = fluorescence antibody
fa = folic acid
fa = friedreich ataxia
fa = friedreich's ataxia
faaf = four alternative auditory feature test
fab = french american british cooperative group
fac = 5 fluorouracil, adriamycin, cyclophosphamide
face = facial afro caribbean childhood eruption
facep = fellow of the american college of emergency physicians
fach = forceps to aftercoming head
facp = ftorafur, adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, platinol
facs = 5 fluorouracil, adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, streptozocin
facs = fellow of the american college of surgeons
facs = fluorescence activated cell sorter
facs = fluorescence activated cell sorting
facs = fluorescent activated cell sorting
facvp = 5 fluorouracil, adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, vp 16
fad = flavin adenine dinucleotide
fadast = four alternative disability and speech reading test
fae = fetal alcohol effect
fae = fetal alcohol effects
fah = foci of altered hepatocytes
fai = free androgen index
fai = frenchay activities index
faidss = fear of aids scale
fam = family
fam = functional assessment measure
fam hx = family history
famm = familial atypical mole malignant melanoma syndrome
fammm = familial atypical mole and malignant melanoma syndrome
famp = fludarabine monophosphate
famtx = 5 fluorouracil, adriamycin, high dose methotrexate
fana = fluorescent antinuclear antibody
fang = fluorescein angiogram
fao = fatty alcohol nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide oxidase reductase deficiency
fap = familial adenomatous polyposis
fap = familial amyloid polyneuropathy
faq = frequently asked questions
farr = friedreich ataxia with retained reflexes
fas = fetal alcohol syndrome
faseb = federation of american societies of experimental biology
fast = fetal acoustic stimulation test
fast = frenchay aphasia screening test
fb = fluid balance
fb = foreign body
fbc = full blood count
fbd = dementia, familial british
fbg = fasting blood glucose
fbgip = fibroblast growth inhibitory protein
fbs = fasting blood sugar
fbs = fetal blood sampling
fbs = foreign body sensation
fc = finger clubbing
fc maleimide = fluorescein maleimide
fca = freund's complete adjuvant
fcap = 5 fluorouracil, cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, platinol
fce = 5 fluorouracil, epirubicin, cyclophosphamide
fchl = familial combined hyperlipidaemia
fchl = familial combined hyperlipidemia
fcm = flow cytometry
fcmc = familial chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis
fcol = 9 fluorocortisol
fcp = 5 fluorouracil, cyclophosphamide, prednisone
fcp = functional communication profile
fcr = flexor carpi radialis
fcs = faciocutaneoskeletal syndrome
fcu = cold urticaria, familial
fcu = flexor carpi ulnaris
fcz = fluconazole
fd = fatal dose
fd = focal distance
fd = foot drop
fd = forceps delivery
fd = fully dilated
fda = food and drug administration
fda = frenchay dysarthria assessment
fdb = familial defective apolipoprotein b
fdb = femorodistal bypass
fdc = follicular dendritic cell
fde = fixed drug eruption
fdh = focal dermal hypoplasia
fdiu = fetal death in utero
fdl = flexor digitorum longus
fdl = fluorescein dilaurate test
fdp = fibrin degradation product
fdp = flexor digitorum profundus
fds = farnesyl diphosphate synthase
fds = flexor digitorum superficialis
fe = female
fe = ferret
fe = fried egg
fe = iron
fe def = iron deficiency
feaa = expired fraction of anaesthetic agent
feaa = expired fraction of anesthetic agent
feb = february
febs = fed of eur biochem soc
fec = 5 fluorouracil, epirubicin, cyclophosphamide
fech = ferrochelatase deficiency
feco2 = expired fraction of carbon dioxide
fed = federal
fed = fish eye disease
feda = fluorescein ethylenediamine
fees = fibreoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing
fef = forced expiratory flow
fef = forced expiratory flow rate
fefmax = forced expiratory flow at maximum effort
fekg = fetal electrocardiogram
fel = familial erythrophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
fem = female
fem = feminine
fem = femoral
fem = femur
fem pop = femoropopliteal
fem-pop = femoral popliteal
fem/pop = femoral popliteal
fen = fluids, electrolytes, nutrition
feo = familial expansile osteolysis
feo2 = expired fraction of oxygen
fep = fibroepithelial polyp
fes = fat embolism syndrome
feso4 = ferrous sulphate
fess = functional endoscopic sinus surgery
fet = fetal
fet = forced expiration technique
fet = frozen embryo transfer
fet = tremor, familial essential
fett = flexor to extensor tendon transfer of lesser toe
fev = forced expiratory volume
fev = forced expired volume
fev1 = forced expiratory volume in 1 second
fevc = forced expiratory vital capacity
fevr = familial exudative vitreoretinopathy
ff = force fluid
ff = forefoot
ff = fresh fruit
ff = fresh fruit intake
ff = fundus firm
ff@u = fundus firm at umbilicus
ffa = forefoot adductus
ffa = free fatty acid
ffa = free fatty acids
ffa = freefield audiometry
ffd = fixed flexion deformity
ffi = fatal familial insomnia
ffm = fundus flavimaculatus
ffn = fetal fibronectin
ffp = fresh frozen plasma
ffr = frequency following response measurement
fft = fast fourier transform
ffts = fetofetal transfusion syndrome
ffv = congenital forefoot varus
ffx = femorofemoral crossover
fg = femtogram
fg = fibrinogen
fgc = full gold crown
fgd = fatal granulomatous disease
fgf = fibroblast growth factor
fgf = fresh gas flow
fgf receptor = fibroblast growth factor receptor
fgfr = fibroblast growth factor receptor
fgp = southern california figure ground visual perception test
fgr = fetal growth retardation
fgs = focal glomerulosclerosis
fh = family history
fh = family history, fetal heart
fh = fundal height
fhc = familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
fhf = fulminant hepatic failure
fhh = familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia
fhh = fetal heart heard
fhit = fragile histidine triad gene
fhl = flexor hallucis longus
fhl = functional hearing loss
fhr = fetal heart rate
fhr-uc = fetal heart rate uterine contraction
fhrv = fetal heart rate variability
fhs = fetal heart sounds
fhs = fetal hydantoin syndrome
fht = fetal heart tones
fia = fluorescence immunoassay analyzer
fiaa = inspired fraction of anaesthetic agent
fiau triphosphate = fialuridine triphosphate
fiaump = fialuridine monophosphate
fiautp = fialuridine triphosphate
fib = fibrinogen
fico2 = inspired fraction of carbon dioxide
fif = familial infiltrative fibromatosis
figlu = formiminoglutamic acid
fihp = familial isolated hyperparathyroidism
fim = familial infantile myasthenia
fim = functional independence measure
fin2 = inspired fraction of nitrogen
fin2o = inspired fraction of nitrous oxide
fio2 = faction of inspired oxygen concentration
fipa = familial intestinal polyatresia syndrome
firda = frontal intermittent rhythmic delta activity
fish = fluorescence in situ hybridization
fissh = fluorescence in situ suppression hybridization
fitc = fluorescein isothiocyanate
fiv = forced inspired volume
fj = fruit juice
fl = 5 fluorouracil, levamisole
fl = femtoliter
fl = femur length
fl = fluids
fl = flutamide
fl = follicular lymphoma
fl = full lower denture
fl dr = fluid dram
fl oz = fluid ounce
fla = flagellin
flac = flaccid
flap = frozen lymphocyte antigen plate
flcp = fetal lung cytostatic protein
fld = fluid
fld = frontal lobe degeneration
flex = flexion
flex = flexor
flof = found lying on floor
flp = fasting lipid profile
flp = functional limitation profile
fls = phantom limb syndrome
flsa = follicular lymphosarcoma
flu = influenza vaccine
fluoro = fluoroscopy
fm = fermium
fm = fetal movement
fm = finger movement
fm = first metatarsal
fm = foramen magnum
fmd = facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
fmd = fibromuscular dysplasia
fmd = frontometaphyseal dysplasia
fmdv = foot and mouth disease virus
fme = full mouth extraction
fmef = forced mid expiratory flow rate
fmf = familial mediterranean fever
fmf = fetal movements felt
fmfd = familial multiple coagulation factor deficiency
fmh = fibromuscular hyperplasia, of renal artery
fmi = fetal movement index
fmif = fibroblast migration inhibitory factor
fmlp = formylmethionyl leucyl phenylalanine
fmn = flavin mononucleotide
fmnf = fetal movements not felt
fmol = femtomole
fmp = family member prefix
fmps = functional meal preparation scale
fms = fat mobilizing substance
fms = fibromyalgia syndrome
fn = fibronectin
fna = fine needle aspiration
fnab = fine needle aspiration biopsy
fnac = fine needle aspiration cytology
fnb = fine needle biopsy
fnd = functional neck dissection
fnh = focal nodular hyperplasia
fnm = 5 fluorouracil, novantrone, methotrexate
fnmtc = familial nonmedullary thyroid cancer
fnr = fibronectin receptor
fnr = functional nasal reconstruction
fns = femoral nerve stretch
fo = fluid ounce
fo = foramen ovale
foam = 5 fluorouracil, oncovin, adriamycin, mitomycin c
fob = fecal occult blood
fob = fiberoptic bronchoscopy
fobt = the fecal occult blood test
fodh = focal dermal hypoplasia
fof = found on floor
fofq = feelings of fatness questionnaire
foi = flight of ideas
fom = floor of mouth
fom = frequency of micturition
foosh = fell onto outstretched hand
fop = fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva
formylmethionyl acth = formylmethionyl adrenocorticotropin
fos = fbj murine osteosarcoma oncogene
fos = fiberoptic sigmoidoscopy
fos = full of stool
fox = finger oximeter
fp = false passage
fp = family planning
fp = first pass
fp = fluorescence polarization
fp = food poisoning
fp = freezing point
fpa = fibrinopeptide a
fpal = full term premature abortion living
fpb = femoropopliteal bypass
fpc = familial polyposis coli
fpct = familial porphyria cutanea tarda
fpf = familial pulmolary fibrosis
fpl = flexor pollicis longus
fpm = permanent first molar tooth
fpo = faciopalatoosseous syndrome
fpp = foramina parietalia permagna
fr = father
fr = france
fr = francium
fr = french
fracon = framycetin, colistin, nystatin
fract = fractional
fraxa = fragile x syndrome
frc = functional residual capacity
fred = fog reduction elimination device
fredi = fallopian replacement of egg with delayed insemination
fret = fluorescence resonance energy transfer
fri = friday
from = full range of motion
fs = fibrosarcoma
fs = finger stick
fs = fissure sealant material
fs = flexible sigmoidoscopy
fs = fracture site
fs = frozen section
fs = full strength
fsa = fetal sulfur glycoprotein antigen
fsc = frozen section control
fscl = follicular small cleaved lymphoma
fsd = focus skin distance
fse = fetal scalp electrode
fsgs = focal segmental glomerulosclerosis
fsh = facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
fsh = follicle stimulating hormone
fsh/lh = follicle stimulating hormone/luteinizing hormone
fshd = facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
fshr = follicle stimulating hormone receptor
fsig = flexible sigmoidoscopy
fsp = fibrin split products
fspr = foot sprain
fss = fear survey schedule
fsst = fundamental speech skills test
fssv = freeman sheldon syndrome variant
fst = frozen section remainder
ft = feet
ft = foot
ft = full term
ft = full thickness burn
ft3 = free triiodothyronine
ft4 = free thyroxine
fta = fluorescent treponemal antibody
fta = fluorescent treponemal antibody test
ftas = familial testicular agenesis syndrome
ftc = thyroid carcinoma, follicular
ftd = failure to descend
ftds = familila testicular dysgenesis syndrome
ftg = full thickness skin graft
fthp = formyltetrahydrofolate
fti = free thyroxine index
fticr = fourier transform ioncyclotron resonance
ftir = fourier transform infrared spectroscopy
ftn = finger to nose
ftnd = full term normal delivery
ftns = fechtner syndrome
ftp = failure to progress in labor
ftp = formycin triphosphate
ftq = fagerstrom tolerance questionnaire
ftr = fit to return to work
ftsg = full thickness skin graft
ftss = faciothoracoskeletal syndrome
ftt = failure to thrive
ftt = finger tapping test
ftvp = frostig motor free test of visual perception
fu = 5fluorouracil
fu = fluorouracil
fu = follow up
fu = full upper denture
fub = functional uterine bleeding
fuc = fucose
fudr = floxuridine
fudr = fluorodeoxyuridine
fulg = fulguration
fum = 5 fluorouracil, methotrexate
fuo = fever of unknown origin
fuo = fever unknown origin
furam = ftorafur, adriamycin, mitomycin c
fuvac = 5 fluorouracil, vinblastine, adriamycin, cyclophosphamide
fv = femoral vein
fvc = forced vital capacity
fvc = vital capacity
fvd = fluid volume deficit
fvea = fundacion valenciana de estudios avanzados
fvep = flash visual evoked potentials
fvgly = fluorovinylglycine
fviiira = factor viii related antigen
fw = fetal weight
fwb = full weight bearing
fwiw = for what it's worth
fws = freeway space
fwt = familial wilms tumor
fx = fracture
fxm = fluoxymesterone or halotestin
fyi = for your information
fz = flunitrazepam
fz = furazolidone
g = genitalia
g = glucose
g = glycine
g = gram
g = grams
g = gravida
g = gravity
g = guanidine
g = guanosine
g cell = gastrin cell
g cirratum = ginglymostoma cirratum
g fujikuroi = gibberella fujikuroi
g-csf = granulocyte colony stimulating factor
g-tube = gastrostomy tube
g/dl = grams per deciliter
g/e = gastroenteritis
g/p = gravida/para
g/w = glucose and water
g6p = glucose 6 phosphate
g6pd = glucose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase
ga = gallium
ga = gastric antrum
ga = general anesthesia
ga = gentisic acid
ga = gestational age
ga = gibberellic acid
ga = glucuronic acid
ga = glutaric acid
ga = gramicidin a
ga = granuloma annulare
gaas = gallium arsenide
gab = general appearance and behavior
gaba = gamma aminobutyric acid
gad = glutamic acid decarboxylase
gae = granulomatous amebic encephalomyelitis
gael = grammatical analysis of elicited language
gaf = global assessment of functioning
gag = glycosaminoglycan
gal 1 = galectin 1
gal = galactose
gal = gallon
galcst = galactosylceramide sulphotransferase
galk = galactokinase deficiency
gallblad = gallbladder
galnac = n acetylgalactosamine
galt = gut associated lymphoid tissue
gamma gt = gamma glutamyltransferase
gamma gt = gammaglutamyl transpeptidase
gamma ifn = gamma interferon
gammagtp = gammaglutamyl transpeptidase
gap = gtpase activating protein
gapd = glyceraldehyde 3 phosphate dehydrogenase
gapd = glyceraldehydephosphate dehydrogenase
gapo = growth retardation, alopecia, pseudoanodontia, optic atrophy
gar = glyceraldehyde reductase
gas = gastric acid secretion
gas = generalized arteriosclerosis
gastroc = gastrocnemius
gatase = glutamate acetyltransferase
gatc = genetic analysis technology consortium
gb = gallbladder
gb = great britain
gb = guillain barre
gbas = glioblastoma amplified sequence
gbase = genome database of the mouse
gbm = glioblastoma multiforme
gbm = glomerular basement membrane
gbma = glomerular basement membrane antibody
gbs = gallbladder series
gbs = group b streptococcus
gbs = guillain barre syndrome
gby = gonadoblastoma
gc = gas chromatography
gc = general circulation
gc = germinal center
gc = gonococcal
gc = gonococcus
gc = gonorrhea
gc = granulomatous colitis
gca = giant cell arteritis
gcc = glassy cell carcinoma
gcf = giant cell fibroblastoma
gcf = gingival crevicular fluid
gci = gonococcal infection
gckd = glomerulocystic kidney disease, hypoplastic type
gcl = globoid cell leukodystrophy
gcnf = germ cell nuclear factor
gcs = glasgow coma score
gcsf = granulocyte colony stimulating factor
gcstf = glia cell stimulating factor
gct = giant cell tumor
gctts = giant cell tumor of tendon sheath
gcv = ganciclovir
gcv = great cardiac vein
gd = gadolinium
gdb = genome database
gdh = glutamate dehydrogenase
gdm = gestational diabetes mellitus
gdnfrb = glial cell line derived neurotrophic factor receptor beta
gdp = guanosine diphosphate
gdpg = guanosine diphosphate glucose
gds = geriatric depression scale
ge = gastric emptying
ge = gastroenteritis
ge = gastroenterology
ge = gastroenterostomy
ge = gastrointestinal endoscopy
ge = generalized epilepsy
ge = gentamicin
ge = germanium
ge = glandular epithelium
ge junct = gastroesophageal junction
ge junction = gastroesophageal junction
gea = gastroepiploic artery
gee = glycine ethyl ester
gej = gastroesophageal junction
gem = guide to early movement
gemsa = guanidinoethylmercaptosuccinic acid
gen = general
gen = genitalia
genl = general
gent = gentamicin
geo = gene expression omnibus
gerd = gastroesophageal reflux disease
ges = gastroesophageal sphincter
gest = gestation
gestec = genome science and technology center
get = general endotracheal
gf = gastric fistula
gf = glandular fever
gf = glomerular filtration
gf = grandfather
gf = growth factor
gfap = glial fibrillary acidic protein
gfd = gingival fibromatosis with deafness
gff = ground floor flat
gfr = glomerular filtration rate
ggbp = globin gene binding protein
ggdp = geranylgeraniol diphosphate
ggo = ground glass opacity
ggt = gamma glutamyl transferase
ggt = gamma glutamyltranspeptidase
ggtp = gammaglutamyl transpeptidase
gh = gestational hypertension
gh = growth hormone
gh rf = growth hormone releasing factor
gh rh = growth hormone releasing hormone
ghd = growth hormone deficiency
ghj = glenohumeral joint
ghmd = glutathione hexane maleimide
ghp = green hemeprotein
ghq = general health questionnaire
ghrh = growth hormone releasing hormone
gi = gastrointestinal
gi = granuloma inguinale
gi tract = gastrointestinal tract
gib = gastrointestinal bleeding
gic = glass ionomer cement
gift = gamete intrafallopian transfer
gih = gastrointestinal hemorrhage
gih = gastrointestinal hormone
gip = gastric inhibitory peptide
gip = gastric inhibitory polypeptide
gip = giant cell interstitial pneumonitis
gis = gastrointestinal system
gist = gastrointestinal stromal tumor
git = gastrointestinal tract
giut = gamete intrauterine transfer
gju = gastrojejunal ulcer
gk = galactokinase
gkd = glycerol kinase deficiency
gl = glandula
gla = gamma linoleic acid
glc = glucosidase
glcasn = glucosylasparagine
glcnac = n acetylglucosamine
glcsph = glucosylsphingosine
gld = globoid cell leukodystrophy
gldh = glutamate dehydrogenase
gli = enteroglucagon
gli = glicentin
glm = glioblastoma multiforme
glnh = giant lymph node hyperplasia
glp = glucagon like peptide
glu = glucose
glu = glutamic acid
gluc = glucose
glucosaminyl mdp = glucosaminylmuramyl dipeptide
gly = glycine
gm = gram
gm+ = gram positive
gm- = gram negative
gm-cfu = granulocyte macrophage colony forming unit
gm-csf = granulocyte macrophage colony stimulating factor
gm1 = ganglioside monosialic acid antibody
gma = grand mal attack
gma = guama fever
gmc = general medical council
gmcrf = general motors cancer res foundation
gmcsf = granulocyte macrophage colony stimulating factor
gmd = genomic map design
gmds = gdp mannose 4,6 dehydratase
gmeb = glucocorticoid modulatory element binding protein
gmf = glia maturation factor
gmf = glial maturation factor
gmh = germinal matrix hemorrhage
gmp = guanosine monophosphate
gmpd = glucosaminylmuramyl dipeptide
gms = gomori methenamine silver
gmtg = glyceryl monothioglycolate
gn = glomerulonephritis
gn rh = gonadotropin releasing hormone
gnc = general nursing care
gnc = gram negative coccus
gnr = gram negative rod
gnrh = gonadotropin releasing hormone
go = gene ontology
go = geroderma osteodysplastica
goa = generalized osteoarthritis
goat = galveston orientation and amnesia test
god = glucose oxidase
gog = gynecologic oncology group
gok = god only knows
gomer = get out of my emergency room
gor = gastro esophageal reflux
gord = gastro esophageal reflux disease
gos = glasgow outcome scale
got = glutamate oxaloacetate transaminase
gov = government
gp = gas permeable
gp = gastroplasty
gp = general paralysis
gp = general practioner
gp = general practitioner
gp = glans penis
gp = globus pallidus
gp = glycoprotein
gp = gutta percha
gp110 = glycoprotein 110
gp41 = glycoprotein 41
gpa = glycophorin a
gpa = grade point average
gpat = glycerol 3 phosphate acyltransferase
gpb = glycophorin b
gpb = gram positive bacillus
gpc = gastric parietal cell
gpc = gel permeation chromatography
gpca = gastric parietal cell antibody
gpcb = gram positive coccobacillus
gpdantu = glycophorin dantu
gpdc = gram positive diplococcus
gpdglcdag = glycerophosphoryldiglucosyldiacylglycerol
gphb = general preventative health behaviours checklist
gpi = glucosephosphate isomerase
gpib = glycoprotein ib
gpiiib = glycoprotein iiib
gpiv = glycoprotein iv
gpp = gutta percha point
gpsa = guanidinopropylsuccinic acid
gpt = glutamate pyruvate transaminase
gpt = glutamic pyruvic transaminase
gptase = guanosine phosphotransferase
gpx1 = glutathione peroxidase
gr = grain
gr = gravity
grail = gene recognition and analysis internet link
grav = pregnancy
grcm = glucocorticoid receptor complex modulator
grf = growth hormone releasing factor
grh = gonadotrophin releasing hormone
grh = growth hormone releasing hormone
grif = growth inhibitory factor
gro = ground reaction orthosis
gro = guaroa fever
grp = gastrin releasing peptide
grt = giant retinal tear
grx = glutaredoxin
grx = glutathione reductase
gs = gallstone
gs = gardner syndrome
gs = geriatric screening
gsa = genetics societies of america
gsa ii = griffonia simplicifolia agglutinin ii
gsbp = glycosylation site binding protein
gsd = glycogen storage disease
gsd = gorham stout disease
gsdb = genome sequence data base
gse = gluten sens enteropathy
gse = gluten sensitive enteropathy
gsh = glutathione
gsh = golden syrian hamster
gsi = genuine stress incontinence
gsl = galactosialidosis
gsl = glycosphingolipid
gsr = galvanic skin response
gsr = generalized shwartzman reaction
gsr = glutathione reductase
gss = gerstmann straussler scheinker syndrome
gssd = gerstmann straussler scheinker disease
gst = glucagon stimulation test
gst = glucagon stimulatn test
gst = glutathion s transferase
gst = glutathione s transferase
gsw = gunshot wound
gt = drop
gt = gait training
gt = gastrostomy
gt = gastrostomy tube
gt = glanzmann's thrombasthenia
gt = glucose tolerance
gt = glucose transport
gt = glucosyltransferase
gt = glucuronyltransferase
gt = glutamyl transpeptidase
gt = glutathione transferase
gt = glycosyltransferase
gt = glycyltyrosine
gt = granulation tissue
gt = great toe
gt = greater than
gt = greater trochanter
gt = group therapy
gtase = glucosyltransferase
gtcs = generalized tonic clonic seizures
gtd = gestational trophoblastic disease
gtf = glucosyltransferase
gth = gonadotropic hormone
gtn = glyceryl trinitrate
gtp = glutamyl transpeptidase
gtp = guanosine 5 triphosphate
gtp = guanosine triphosphate
gtpase = guanosine triphosphate phosphohydrolase
gtpase = guanosinetriphosphatase
gtr = guided periodontal tissue regeneration
gtt = drops
gtt = glucose tolerance test
gttr = gait training
gtts = drops
gtv = gross tumor volume
gu = gastric ulcer
gu = genitourinary
gu = glucose uptake
gu = gravitational ulcer
gugals = combined term for "guys and gals"
gui = graphic user interface
gust = gustavson syndrome
gusto = global utilization of streptokinase and tissue plasminogen activator
gv = gardnerella vaginalis
gv = governing vessel acupuncture points
gvh = graft versus host
gvhd = graft versus host disease
gvhr = graft versus host reaction
gwbs = general wellbeing schedule
gx = glycinexylidide
gxt = graded exercise test
gy = gray
gyn = gynecologic
gyn = gynecologist
gyn = gynecology
h = enthalpy
h = height
h = helicobacter
h = henry
h = heroin
h = hispanic
h = history
h = hour
h = hydrogen
h = hyperphoria
h = hypodermic
h and w = hereford and worcester
h asiaticum = hyalomma asiaticum
h capsulatum = histoplasma capsulatum
h gene = histocompatibility gene
h halobium = halobacterium halobium
h pylori = helicobacter pylori
h&c = hot and cold
h&e = hematoxylin and eosin
h&n = head and neck
h&p = history and physical
h-bt = hydrogen breath test
h/a = headache
h/o = history of
h1 = protium
h2 = deuterium
h2o = water
h2o2 = hydrogen peroxide
ha = calcium hydroxyapatite
ha = h antigen
ha = headache
ha = health authority
ha = hearing aid
ha = hemadsorption
ha = hemagglutinating antibody
ha = hemagglutination
ha = hemolytic anemia
ha = hepatic artery
ha = herpangina
ha = heterophil antibody
ha = hippuric acid
ha = histamine
ha = histocompatibility antigen
ha = hospital acquired
ha = hospital admission
ha = hyaluronic acid
ha = hydroxyapatite
ha = hyperactivity
ha = hyperalimentation
haa = hepatitis a antibody
haa = hepatitis associated antigen
haa = hepatitis australian antigen
haart = highly active antiretroviral therapy
hacek = haemophilus, actinobacillus, cardiobacterium, eikenella, and kingella
had = hexamethylenamine, adriamycin, ddp
had = hospital anxiety and depression scale
hae = hereditary angio edema
hae = hereditary angioedema
haec = human artificial episomal chromosome
haem = hematology
haf = hyperalimentation fluid
hai = hemagglutination inhibition
hal = hyperalimentation
halo = hampshire assessment of living with others
ham = hexamethylenamine, adriamycin, melphalan
ham = htlv 1 associated myelopathy
hamd = hamilton rating scale for depression
hamp = hexamethylenamine, adriamycin, methotrexate, platinol
hane = hereditary angioneurotic oedema
haq = health assessment questionnaire
hard = hydrocephalus, agyria and retinal dysplasia
hascvd = hypertensive arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease
hascvr = hypertensive arteriosclerotic cardiovascular renal disease
hasvd = hypertensive arteriosclerotic vascular disease
hav = hallux abductovalgus
hav = hepatitis a virus
hb = heart beat
hb = heart block
hb = hemoglobin
hb halobium = halobacterium halobium
hba1 = glycosylated hemoglobin
hba1c = glycosylated hemoglobin
hba2 = thalassemia screen
hbaa = hemoglobin aa
hbbd = hereditary bundle branch system defect
hbd = hemoglobin d
hbd = hydroxybutyrate dehydrogenase
hbegf = heparin binding egf like growth factor
hbf = fetal hemoglobin
hbf = hemoglobin f
hbig = hepatitis b vaccine
hbl = hepatoblastoma
hbo = hyperbaric oxygen
hbo = hyperbaric oxygenation
hbo = oxyhemoglobin
hboc = hyperbaric oxygen chamber
hbp = high blood pressure
hbsag = hepatitis b surface antigen
hbsag = hepatitis surface antigen
hbv = hepatitis b virus
hbv = human hepatitis b virus
hc = 4 hydroperoxycyclophosphamide
hc = haemoconcentrator
hc = hair cell
hc = hairy cell
hc = handicapped
hc = head circumference
hc = health center
hc = hemoccult
hc = hemoglobin concentration
hc = heparin cofactor
hc = hereditary coproporphyria
hc = histamine challenge
hc = histochemistry
hc = home care
hc = house call
hc = huntington chorea
hc = huntington's chorea
hc = hydrocarbon
hc = hydrocortisone
hc = hypercholesterolemia
hc = hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
hca = healthcare assistant
hca = hepatocellular adenoma
hcao = hexamethylenamine, cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, platinol
hcb = hexachlorobenzene
hcc = 25 hydroxycholecalciferol
hcc = hepatocellular carcinoma
hccaa = hereditary cystatin c amyloid angiopathy
hccvms = hyperkeratotic cutaneous capillary venous malformations
hcdc = hydrocortisone day curve
hcfa = health care finance administration
hcg = human chorionic gonadotrophin
hch = huntington's chorea
hchm = hypercalcemic hormone of malignancy
hchwa = hereditary cerebral hemorrhage with amyloidosis
hcl = hairy cell leukemia
hcl = hydrochloric acid
hcm = hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
hcmv = human cytomegalovirus
hcnp = hippocampal cholinergic neurostimulating peptide
hco3 = bicarbonate
hcp = hereditary coproporphyria
hcq = hydroxychloroquine
hcr = heme controlled repressor
hcr = hmg coa reductase
hct = hematocrit
hctz = hydrochlorothiazide
hcv = hepatitis c virus
hcv = human coronavirus
hcvd = hypertensive cardiovascular disease
hcvrd = hypertensive cardiovascular renal disease
hcw = healthcare worker
hd = at bedtime
hd = hansen's disease
hd = head
hd = heart disease
hd = heloma durum
hd = hemodialysis
hd = high dose
hd = hirschsprung's disease
hd = hodgkin disease
hd = hodgkin's disease
hd = house doctor
hd = house dust
hd = huntington chorea
hd = huntington disease
hd = huntington's disease
hd-vac = high dose methotrexate plus vinblastine, adriamycin, cisplatin
hdara-c = high dose ara c
hdc = high dose chemotherapy
hdf = hemodiafiltration
hdl = high density lipoprotein
hdl-c = high density lipoprotein cholesterol
hdm = house dust mite
hdmtx = high dose methotrexate
hdn = hemolytic disease of newborn
hdn = hemorrhagic disease of newborn
hdopnp = acid
hdpc = hexadecylphosphocholine
hdpeb = high dose peb or platinol, etoposide, bleomycin
hdr = high dose rate brachytherapy
hds = herniated disc syndrome
hdt = highest dose tested
hdtv = high density tv
hdv = hepatitis d virus
he = health education
he = heart
he = helium
he = hepatic encephalopathy
he = hereditary elliptocytosis
he = hyperextension
he = hypophysectomy
hea = horse erythrocyte antigen test
heal = hysteroscopic endometrial ablation by laser
heat = horse erythrocyte antigen test
hec = human equivalent concentration
hed = hidrotic ectodermal dysplasia
hedh = ectodermal dysplasia, hypohidrotic, with hypothyroidism and ciliary dyskinesia
heent = head eyes ears nose throat
hela = hysteroscopic endometrial laser ablation
hellp = hemolysis, elevated liver function tests, low platelets
helsrd = health effects and life science research division
hem = hematology
hema = poly 2 hydroxyethyl methacrylate, used to make contact lenses
heme = hematology
hemel = hexamethylmelamine
hemo = hemodialysis
hempa = hexamethylphosphoric triamide
hempas = hereditary erythroblastic multinuclearity, with a positive acidified serum lysis test
hemri = hereditary multifocal relapsing inflammation
hep = heparin
hep = hepatectomy
hep = hepatitis
hep a = hepatitis a
hep b = hepatitis b
hep lock = heparin lock
hep-lock = heparin lock
hepa = high efficiency particulate air
hepb = hepatitis b
hepc = hepatitis c
her-2 = receptor erbb 2
her2 = receptor erbb 2
her2-ecd = human egf like receptor number 2
herac = health and environmental research advisory committee
hered = hereditary
hern = hernia
herv = human endogenous retrovirus
hes = hemolytic erythrophagocytic syndrome
hev = hepatitis e virus
hev = high endothelial venule
hevdp = hydroxyethylvinyldeuteroporphyrin
hevec = hev endothelial cells
hex a = hexosaminidase a
hf = factor h
hf = haemofiltration
hf = hafnium
hf = hayfever
hf = heart failure
hf = hemofiltration
hf = high fat diet
hf = high fiber diet
hf = hispanic female
hf = hydrops fetalis
hfa = hemifacial atrophy
hfd = high fiber diet
hfjv = high frequency jet ventilation
hfov = high frequency oscillatory ventilation
hfppv = high freq pos pr vent
hfppv = high frequency positive pressure ventilation
hfrs = russian hemorrhagic fever
hg = herpes gestationis
hg = mercury
hgb = hemoglobin
hgb a2 = thalassemia screen
hgb-f = hemoglobin f
hgba1 = hemoblobin a1, a test for abnormal glycosylation of hemoglobin
hgba1c = glycosylated hemoglobin
hgbf = hemoglobin f
hgcc = human genome coordinating committee
hgd = high grade dysplasia
hgef = hemagglutination enhancing factor
hgf = hybridoma growth factor
hgf = hyperglycemic glycogenolytic factor
hgh = human growth hormone
hgin = high grade intraurothelial neoplasia
hgiun = high grade intraurothelial neoplasia
hgm = human genome meeting
hgmis = human genome management information system
hgn = hereditary glomerulonephritis
hgn = human genome news
hgo = hepatic glucose output
hgo = hip guidance orthosis
hgp = human genome project
hgprt = hypoxanthine-guanine phosphoribosyl transferase
hgps = hutchinson gilford progeria syndrome
hgsil = high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion
hgv = heavy goods vehicle
hh = halothane hepatitis
hh = hard of hearing
hh = health history
hh = hedgehog protein
hh = hepatic hemangioma
hh = hiatal hernia
hh = hiatus hernia
hh = holistic health
hh = homoharringtonine
hh = homonymous hemianopia
hh = hydroxyhexamide
hh = hypogonadotropic hypogonadism
hh = hyporeninemic hypoaldosteronism
hha = health hazard appraisal
hha = hepatitis australian antigen
hha = hereditary hemolytic anemia
hha = home health agency
hha = homoharringtonine
hhags = hexuronyl hexosaminoglycan sulfate
hhd = hailey hailey disease
hhd = hypertensive heart disease
hhfm = high humidity face mask
hhft = high humidity face tent
hhg = hypergonadotropic hypogonadism
hhh = hyperornithinaemia hyperammonaemia homocitrullinuria syndrome
hhh = hyperornithinemia hyperammonemia homocitrullinuria syndrome
hhhh = high humidity head hood
hhho = hypotonia hypomentia hypogonadism obesity
hhhs = hyperornithinemia hyperammonemia homocitrullinuria syndrome
hhie = hearing handicap inventory for the elderly
hhm = humoral hypercalcemia of malignancy
hhmd = histidinohydroxymerodesmosine
hhmi = howard hughes medical institute
hhrh = hereditary hypophosphataemic rickets with hypercalciuria
hhrh = hereditary hypophosphatemic rickets with hypercalciuria
hhs = health and human services
hhs = hearing handicap scale
hhs = hexuronyl hexosaminoglycan sulfate
hhs = hyperkinetic heart syndrome
hhsid = hexahydrosiladifenidol
hht = head halter traction
hht = hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia
hht = hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia
hht = hydroxyheptadecatrienoic acid
hhv = human herpes virus
hhv6 = human herpes virus 6
hhv7 = human herpes virus 7
hi = haemagglutination inhibition
hi = head injury
hi = hearing impairment
hi = hemagglutination inhibition
hi = homicidal ideation
hia = hemagglutination inhibition assay
hiaa = hydroxyindole acetic acid
hiaa = serotonin
hib = haemophilus influenzae b
hib = hemophilus influenza type b
hid = hystrix ichthyosis with deafness
hida = hepato-iminodiacetic acid
hida = hepatobiliary iminodiacetic acid
hidac = high dose ara c
hids = hyperimmunoglobulinemia d syndrome
hie = hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy
hifu = high intensity focused ultrasound
him = hyper igm syndrome
hint = histidine triad nucleotide binding protein
hiomt = hydroxyindole o methyltransferase
hip = hypertension in pregnancy
hipa = heparin induced platelet aggregation
his = hospital information system
hist = histology
hist = history
histo = histology
histoplasma capsulatum ag = histoplasma capsulatum antigen
histoplasma capsulatum dna = histoplasma capsulatum deoxyribonucleic acid
hit = heparin induced thrombocytopenia
hiv = human immunodeficiency virus
hivig = hiv hyperimmune globulin
hjcd = histiocytosis with joint contractures and sensorineural deafness
hjr = hepatojugular reflux
hk = hexokinase
hk = high molecular weight kininogen
hk = horseshoe kidney
hk = hyperkeratosis
hk = hypokinesia
hkafo = hip knee ankle foot orthosis
hl = hallux limitus
hl = hearing level
hl = hearing loss
hl a = human leukocyte antigen
hla = human leucocyte antigen
hla = human leukocyte antigen
hla antigen = human leukocyte antigen
hld = hyperlipidaemia
hld = hyperlipidemia
hlh = hypoplastic left heart
hlhs = hypoplastic left heart syndrome
hln = huntington like neurodegenerative disorder
hlp = hyperkeratosis lenticularis perstans
hlp = hyperlipoproteinemia
hly = hemolysin
hm = hand movement
hm = hispanic male
hmba = hexamethylene bisacetamide
hmbromide = homatropine methylbromide
hmd = hyaline membrane disease
hmdutp = hydroxymethyldeoxyuridine triphosphate
hme = heat and moisture exchanger
hmf = human milk fortifier
hmg = 3 hydroxy 3 methyl glutarate
hmg = high mobility group
hmg = human menopausal gonadotropin
hmg = menopausal gonadotropin
hmi = hypomelanosis of ito
hmm = heavy meromyosin
hmm = hexamethylmelamine
hmma = hydroxymethoxymandelic acid
hmma = hydroxymethylmandelic acid
hmn = hereditary motor neuropathy
hmo = health maintenance organization
hmox = heme oxygenase
hmpa = hexamethylphosphoramide
hmpa = hexamethylphosphoric triamide
hmr = histiocytic medullary reticuloendotheliosis
hmr = histiocytic medullary reticulosis
hmra = hydroxymethylreductic acid
hms = haim munk syndrome
hmsfm = hemolymph stimulatory factor
hmsn = hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy
hmsn = hereditary motor sensor neuropathy
hmtx = high dose methotrexate
hmw = high molec wt kininogen
hmw = high molecular weight kininogen
hmwck = high molecular weight cytokeratin
hmwk = high molecular weight keratin
hmwk = high molecular weight kininogen
hn = head and neck
hn = head nurse
hn = hemorrhage of newborn
hn = home nursing
hn = hypertrophic neuropathy
hn2 = nitrogen mustard
hnig = normal immunoglobulin
hniw = hexanitrohexaazaisowurzitane
hnk-1 = human natural killer 1
hnn = haemorrhagic nephrosonephritis
hnn = hemorrhagic nephrosonephritis
hnp = herniated nucleus pulposus
hnpcc = hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer
hnpp = neuropathy, hereditary, with liability to pressure palsies
ho = hernial orifice
ho = holmium
ho = house officer
ho = hypertrophic osteoarthropathy
hoa = hypertrophic osteoarthropathy
hob = head of bed
hob = holding our breath
hocm = hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy
hoh = hard of hearing
homdr = homoserine dehydrogenase
honks = diabetic hyperosmolar non ketotic state
hood = hereditary osteoonychodysplasia
hooe = heredopathia ophthalmootoencephalica
hop = hydroxydaunomycin, oncovin, prednisone
horiz = horizontal
hot = hyperbaric oxygen therapy
hox = homeo box
hp = health promotion
hp = helicobacter pylori
hp = high protein
hp = hot pack
hp = hot plate
hp = human papillomavirus
hp = hyperphoria
hp = hyperplastic polyp
hp = hypersensitivity pneumonitis
hpa = haemangiopericytoma
hpa = hemangiopericytoma
hpapo = hydroxypyruvaldehyde phenylosazone
hpcha = high red cell phosphatidylcholine hemolytic anemia
hpd = hematoporphyrin derivative
hpd = high protein diet
hpdme = hematoporphyrin ix dimethylester
hpdr = hypophosphatemic vitamin d resistant rickets
hpe = holoprosencephaly
hpf = high power field
hpfh = hereditary persistence of fetal hemoglobin
hpi = history of present illness
hpl = human placental lactogen
hplc = high pressure liquid chromatography
hple = heredity polymorphic light eruption
hplh = hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial
hpma = hydroxypropyl methacrylate
hpmc = hydroxypropylmethylcellulose
hpmcas = hydroxypropylmethylcellulose acetate succinate
hpn = hypertension
hpoa = hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy
hpp = hereditary pyropoikilocytosis
hpr = fenretinide
hprt = hypoxanthine guanine phosphoribosyltransferase
hprtase = hypoxanthine guanine phosphoribosyltransferase
hps = hermansky pudlak syndrome
hpth = hyperparathyroidism
hptjt = hyperparathyroidism jaw tumor syndrome
hpv = human papillomavirus
hpv = human parvovirus b19
hpvd = hypertensive pulmonary vascular disease
hpvlt = helicobacter pylori vacuolating toxin
hpx = hypophysectomy
hpx = hypoxanthine
hr = hallux rigidus
hr = heart rate
hr = high roughage diet
hr = hold relax technique
hr = hour
hra = health risk appraisal
hra = hereditary renal adysplasia
hram = hold relax active movement technique
hrc = high risk characteristic
hrct = high resolution computed tomography
hre = high resolution electro cardiology
hrf = hepatorenal failure
hrf = histamine releasing factor
hrf = homologous restriction factor
hrf-20 = human restriction factor 20
hrp = high risk pregnancy
hrp = horseradish peroxidase
hrrr = heart regular rate and rhythm
hrs = hours
hrsd = hamilton rating scale for depression
hrst = heat, reddening, swelling, tenderness
hrt = heart rate
hrt = hormone replacement therapy
hrv = human rhinovirus
hrz = huriez syndrome
hs = bedtime
hs = heart sounds
hs = hereditary spherocytosis
hs = herpes simplex
hs = hurler's syndrome
hsa = health service area
hsa = human serum albumin
hsan = hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy
hsan = hereditary sensory autonomic neuropathy
hsc = hematopoietic stem cell
hscr = hirschsprung disease
hsd = hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase
hsdb = hazardous substances data bank
hse = herpes simplex encephalitis
hsg = hysterosalpingogram
hsg = hysterosalpingography
hslc = high pressure liquid chromatography
hsm = hepatosplenomegaly
hsmn = hereditary sensory and motor neuropathy
hsmnr = hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy russe
hsp = heat shock protein
hsp = henoch schonlein purpura
hsp = hereditary spastic paraplegia
hsp = hypersensitivity pneumonitis
hsp = hysterosalpingogram
hsv 1 = herpes simplex virus 1
hsv 2 = herpes simplex virus 2
hsv = herpes simplex virus
hsv = highly selective vagotomy
ht = hammer toe
ht = hashimoto's thyroiditis
ht = hearing test
ht = heart
ht = height
ht = hormone therapy
ht = hypertension
ht = hypertropia
ht = serotonin
htc = homozygous t cell test
htgl = hepatic triglyceride lipase
hth = hope this helps
htig = tetanus vaccine
htlv 3 = hiv
htlv = human t cell lymphotropic virus
htlv = human t lymphotropic virus
htlv-1 = human t cell lymphotropic virus type 1
htlv-2 = human t cell lymphotropic virus type 2
htlv-3 = human t cell lymphotropic virus 3
htlv-iii = hiv
htlv3 = hiv
htn = hypertension
hto = high tibial osteotomy
htp = hydroxytryptophan
hts = heel to shin
htss = hypotrichosis simplex of scalp
hu = hydroxyurea
hudca = homoursodeoxycholic acid
hugo = human genome organisation
hus = haemolytic uraemic syndrome
hv = hallux valgus
hv = health visitor
hv = hepatic vein
hv = home visit
hv = hyperventilation
hva = homovanillic acid
hvd = hypertensive vascular disease
hvdrr = hypocalcemic vitamin d resistant rickets
hvl = half value layer
hvod = hepatic veno occlusive disease
hvr = hypervariable region
hvs = gardnerella vaginialis
hvs = high vaginal swab
hvs = hyperventilation syndr
hvs = hyperventilation syndrome
hvs = taking high vaginal swab
hvs culture = gardnerella vaginalis
hvs culture = trichomonas vaginalis
hvt = half value thickness
hx = history
hx = hypoxanthine
hxdpg = hexadecylpalmitoylglycerol
hxm = hexamethylmelamine
hy = hoehn and yahr grade
hy = hygromycin
hy = hypericin
hy = hypermetropia
hy = hyperopia
hy = hysteria
hycosy = hysterosalpingo contrast sonography
hyg = hygromycin
hyp = hydroxyproline
hyp = hypalgesia
hyp = hyperresonance
hyp = hypertrophy
hyp = hypophysectomy
hyperal = hyperalimenation
hypertens = hypertension
hypo = hypodermic
hypp = hyperkalemic periodic paralysis
hz = herpes zoster
hz = hertz
hzo = herpes zoster ophthalmicus
hzo = herpes zoster oticus
hzv = herpes zoster virus
i = immune
i = independent
i = intact
i = iodide
i = iris
i = radioactive iodine
i&d = incision and drainage
i&o = in & out
i&o = intake and output
i-ca = ionized calcium
i/e = inspiratory expiratory ratio
i/o = intake output
i/o = intraoral
i123 = iodine 123
i125 = iodine 125
i131 = iodine 131
ia = infantile autism
ia = inferior alveolar
ia = intestinal atresia
ia = intra arterial
ia = intraarterial infusion
ia = iowa
iaa = imidazoleacetic acid
iaa = indoleacetic acid
iaa = interrupted aortic arch
iaa = iodoacetic acid
iaasp = indoleacetylaspartate
iabc = intra aortic balloon catheter operation
iabp = intraaortic balloon pumping
iac = internal auditory canal
iadh = inappropriate antidiuretic hormone
iadl = instrumental activities of daily living
iagt = indirect antiglobulin test
iam = internal auditory meatus
ian = intern admission note
iap = immature articulatory praxis
iape = isoarecaidine propyl ester
iapp = islet amyloid polypeptide
iarc = international agency for research on cancer
iarc = united nations international agency for research on cancer
ias = internal anal sphincter
iasd = interatrial septal defect
iat = indirect antiglobulin test
iat-lpd = iatrogenic induced lymphoproliferative disorders
iatlpd = iatrogenic induced lymphoproliferative disorders
iaza = iodoazomycin arabinoside
ib = inclusion body
ibc = inflammatory breast cancer
ibc = iron binding capacity
ibcla = isobutylcarbonyllactyl anhydride
ibd = inflammatory bowel disease
ibd = irritable bowel disease
ibem = inborn error of metabolism
ibg = iliac bone graft
ibi = institute for biotechnology information
ibl = inferior bridging leaflet
ibm = inclusion body myositis
ibmx = 3 isobutyl 1 methylxanthine
ibp = invasive blood pressure
ibp = iron binding protein
ibq = illness behaviour questionnaire
ibs = immunoblastic sarcoma
ibs = intraoperative blood salvage
ibs = irritable bowel syndrome
ibsb = immunoblastic sarcoma b
ibst = immunoblastic sarcoma t
ibtx = iberiotoxin
ibw = ideal body weight
ic = ice cream
ic = ileocecal
ic = immune complex
ic = inspiratory capacity
ic = intermittent claudication
ic = internal capsule
ic = internal carotid artery
ic = interstitial cystitis
ic = intracranial
ic = intracutaneous injection
ic = irritable colon
ica = internal carotid artery
ica = invalid care allowance
ica = islet cell antibody
icam = intercellular adhesion molecule
icam = intracellular adhesion molecule
icbg = iliac crest bone graft
icc = indian childhood cirrhosis
icce = intracapsular cataract extraction
iccu = intensive coronary care unit
icd = i cell disease
icd = implantable cardioverter defibrillator
icd = insertion of intercostal drain
icd = intercostal drain
icd = international classification of disease
icd = intrauterine contraceptive device
icd = irritant contact dermatitis
icd-9 = international classification of diseases
icd-o = international classification of diseases for oncology
icdo = international classification of diseases for oncology
ice = irido corneo endothelial syndrome
ice = methylamphetamine
ice syndrome = iridio corneo endothelial syndrome
ices = international council of electrophoresis societies
icf = intermediate care facility
icf = intracellular fluid
icg = indocyanine green
icgeb = international centre for genetic engineering and biotechnology
ich = infectious hepatitis
ich = intracerebral haemorrhag
ich = intracerebral haemorrhage
ich = intracerebral hemorrhage
ich = intracranial hemorrhage
ich vul = ichthyosis vulgaris
ichg = international congress of human genetics
icidh = international classification of impairment disability and handicap
icl = iodine monochloride
icl = isocitrate lyase
icm = image cytometry
icm = intracellular membrane
icm = ischemic cardiomyopathy
icn = infection control nurse
icp = infantile cerebral palsy
icp = intracranial pressure
icpc = internal carotid posterior communicating artery
icpemc = international commission on protection against environmental mutagens and carcinogens
icrf = imperial cancer research fund
ics = immotile cilia syndrome
ics = intercostal space
icsh = interstitial cell stimulating hormone
icsi = intracytoplasmic sperm injection
ict = copper toxicosis, idiopathic
ict = inflammation of connective tissue
ict = insulin coma therapy
ict = intracavitary treatment
ict = intracranial tumor
ict = intracranial tumour
icu = intensive care unit
icv = inferior caval vein abnormality
icv = intracerebroventricular
icyp = iodocyanopindolol
id = identification
id = incision and drainage of abscess
id = infectious disease
id = inferior dental nerve
id = interdigital
id = internal diameter
id = intradermal
ida = iminodiacetic acid
ida = iron deficiency anaemia
ida = iron deficiency anemia
idb = inferior dental block
idc = idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
idc = infiltrating ductal carcinoma
iddd = intramembranous dense deposit disease
iddm = insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
iddm = type 1 diabetes
idh = intraductal hyperlasia
idif = intractable diarrhea of infancy
idk = intern derangem knee jnt
idk = internal derangement of knee joint
idl = indirect laryngoscopy
idl = intermediate density lipoprotein
idm = infant of diabetic mother
idmtx = intermediate dose methotrexate
idn = inferior dental nerve
idn = intradermal nevus
idpase = inosine diphosphatase
idt = imperfectly descended testis
idu = idoxuridine
idu = injecting drug user
idu = intravenous drug user
idx = iodo deoxydoxorubicin
ie = idiopathic erythrocytosis
ie = infective endocarditis
ie = inner ear
ie = inspiratory exerciser
ie = internal ear
ie = subacute endocarditis
iea = inferior epigastric artery
iec = intraepidermal carcinoma
iec = intraepidermal carcinoma of skin
iec = intraepithelial carcinoma
iec = ion exchange chromatography
ieee = institute of electrical and electronics engineers
ief = isoelectric focusing
iei = idiopathic environmental intolerance
iem = inborn error metabolism
iem = inborn error of metabolism
iep = isoelectric point
if 2 = initiation factor 2
if = immunofixation
if = immunofluorescence
if = internal fixation
if = intrinsic factor
ifa = immunofluorescence assay
ifa = incomplete freund's adjuvant
ifa = intrinsic factor antibody
ifcr = intrinsic factor cobalamin receptor
ifd = inter field distance
ife = immunofixation
ife = internal fetal electrode
iff = ifosfamide
iff = iron free foci
ifi = idiopathic faecal incontinence
ifi = idiopathic fecal incontinence
ifi = indirect immunofluorescence
ifk = inverted follicular keratosis
ifm = ifosfamide
ifm = internal fetal monitor
ifn = interferon
ifvt = iliofemoral vein thrombosis
ifx = ifosfamide
ifx = immunofixation
ig = immunoglobulin
ig = intragastric
iga = immunoglobulin a
iga deficiency = immunoglobulin a deficiency
iga1 = immunoglobulin a1
iga2 = immunoglobulin a2
igb = immunoglobulin b
igbp = insulin like growth factor binding proteins
igcnu = intratubular germ cell neoplasia unclassified
igd = immunoglobulin d
igdm = infant of gestational diabetic mother
igds = iridogoniodysgenesis syndrome
ige = immunoglobulin e
igf = insulin like growth factor
igg = immunoglobulin g
igh = immunoglobulin heavy chain
ighd = idiopathic growth hormone deficiency
ighd = isolated growth hormone deficiency
igm = immunoglobulin m
igps = indoleglycerol phosphate
igs = imerslund grasbeck syndrome
igt = impaired glucose tolerance
igtc = isoglobotriaosylceramide
igtn = ingrowing toenail
igy = immunoglobulin y
ih = infectious hepatitis
ih = inguinal hernia
iha = idiopathic hyperaldosteronism
ihc = immunohistochemistry
ihcm = ichthyosis hystrix, curth macklin
ihd = ischemic heart disease
ihf = integration host factor
ihh = idiopathic hypogonadotropic hypogonadism
ihss = idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis
iia = internal iliac artery
iic = intermediate intensive care
iicu = infant intensive care unit
iif = indirect immunofluorescence
iih = idiopathic intracranial hypertension
iip = implantable insulin pump
iisi = illness injury severity index
ij = insight and judgement
ij = internal jugular
ijcai = international joint conference on artificial intelligence
ijo = idiopathic juvenile osteoporosis
ijv = internal jugular vein
il = interleukin
il = intralesional
il = intralipids
il-1 = interleukin 1
il-2 = interleukin 2
il-3 = interleukin 3
il1 = interleukin 1
il2 = interleukin 2
il3 = interleukin 3
ild = interstitial lung disease
ild = ischemic leg disease
ile = isoleucine
ilf = indicated low forceps
ilnr = intralobular nephrogenic rests
ilr = idiopathic livedo reticularis
ilt = intraluminal treatment
ilven = inflammatory linear verrucous epidermal nevus
im = infectious mononucleosis
im = intramedullary
im = intramuscular
im = invasive mole
im-rod = intramedullary rod
ima = inferior meatal antrostomy
ima = inferior mesenteric artery
ima = internal mammary artery
imam = intramammary
imcu = intermediate medical care unit
imf = intermaxillary fixation
imho = in my humble opinion
imi = imipramine
imi = impending myocardial infarction
imi = inferior myocardial infarction
imi = intramuscular injection
imip = imipramine
imo = idiopathic multicentric osteolysis
imo = in my opinion
imp = impression
imp = improved
imp = inosine monophosphate
imp = inpatient multidimensional psychiatric
impp = intermittent positive pressure
imt = inspiratory muscle trainer
imt = internal malleolar torsion
imv = inferior mesenteric vein
imv = intermittent mandatory ventilation
in = inches
in = index
in = indium
in = insulin
in = interstitial nephritis
in = inulin
ina = intranasal antrostomy
ina = isoniazid
inact = inactivation
inad = infantile neuroaxonal dystrophy
inah = isoniazid
inc = incomplete
inc ab = incomplete abortion
incenp = inner centromere protein
incl = infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis
incr = increased
ind = induction
ind = investigational drug
indo = indomethacin
indo v = indolactam v
ine = infantile necrotizing encephalomylopathy
inev = inevitable
inf = infant
inf = infantile
inf = infarction
inf = infected
inf = infection
inf = inferior
inf = infirmary
inf = infusion
inf = interferon
info = information
ing = inguinal
inh = isoniazid
inhal = inhalation
init = initial
initial, above knee = knee disarticulation, ischial level socket, non alignable system, pylon, no cover, sach foot, plaster socket, direct formed
inj = injection
inj = injured
ino = inosine
ino = internuclear ophthalmoplegia
inp = intranasal polypectomy
inpt = inpatient
inpv = intermittent negative pressure ventilation
inr = international normalized ratio
inreal = inter reactive language analysis
inria = french natl inst for research in computer science and control
ins = idiopathic nephrotic syndrome
inspir = inspiration, inspiratory
inss = international neuroblastoma staging system
int = intermittent
int = internal
int = iodonitrotetrazolium
int = isoimm neonat thrombocy
int = isoimmune neonatal thrombocytopenia
inthc = intrathecally
intracr = intracranial
inv = invalid
inv = inverse
inv = inversion
inv = inverted
inv = investigation
io = inferior oblique
io = inferior olive
io = intestinal obstruction
io = intraocular
io = intraoperative
io = intraoral
io = intraosseous
io = ionium
ioc = intraoperative cholangiogram
iodm = idiopathic onset diabetes mellitus
iofb = intraocular foreign body
ioh = idiopathic orthostatic hypotension
iol = induction of labour
iol = insertion of intraocular lens
iol = intraocular lens
iom = institute of medicine
ion = ischaemic optic neuropathy
ion = ischemic optic neuropathy
iop = intraocular pressure
iop = intraocular pressures
iopn = intraductal oncocytic papillary neoplasm
iotn = index of orthodontic treatment need
ip = idiopathic proctitis
ip = incontinentia pigmenti
ip = inspiratory pause
ip = interphalangeal
ip = intraperitoneal
ipd = idiopathic parkinson's disease
ipd = inflammatory pelvic disease
ipd = intermittent peritoneal dialysis
ipf = idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
iph = idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis
ipi = intraperitoneal insemination
ipiut = intraperitoneal intrauterine transfusion
ipj = interphalangeal joint
ipk = intractable plantar keratoma
ipkd = infantile polycystic kidney disease
ipm = imipenem
ipmn = intraductal papillary mucinous adenoma
ipp = cyfos
ipp = intermittent positive pressure
ippb = intermittent positive pressure breathing
ippv = intermittent positive pressure ventilation
ipsid = immunoproliferative small intestinal disease
ipsid = immunoproliferative small intestine disease
ipsp = inhibitory postsynaptic potential
ipt = intraperitoneal transfusion
iq = intelligence quotient
ir = immune response
ir = inferior rectus
ir = internal rotation
ir = iridium
ir acth = adrenocorticotropic hormone
ira = ileorectal anastomosis
ira = immunoregulatory alpha globulin
irb = institutional review board
irb = internal review board
irc = infrared coagulation
irdn = insulin related dna polymorphism
irds = idiopathic respiratory distress syndrome
irf = internal rigid function
irg = initial review group
irhd = inactive rheumatic heart disease
irma = immunoradiometric assay
irma = intraretinal microvascular abnormality
irreg = irregular
irt = immunoreactive trypsin
irt = inspiratory resistance training
irv = inspiratory reserve volume
is = ileal segment
is = incentive spirometry
is = inhalation sedation
is = intercostal space
is gene = immune suppressor gene
isc = intermittent self catheterization
isd = interatrial septal defect
isdn = isosorbide dinitrate
ish = in situ hybridisation
ish = in situ hybridization
ismm = in situ malignant melanoma
isn = intussusception
iso = international standards organization
iso = isoproterenol
isolatn = isolation
isovaleryl coa dehydrogenase = isovaleryl coenzyme a dehydrogenase
isp = internet service provider
iss = injury severity score
issd = infantile sialic acid storage disorde
ist = immunosuppressive therapy
ist = insulin shock therapy
ist = insulin stress test
ist = insulin suppression test
it = industrial therapy
it = inferior turbinate
it = intrathecal
it-mtx = intrathecal methotrexate
ita = internal thoracic artery
itd = idiopathic torsion dystonia
itfs = incomplete testicular feminization syndrome
itgcn = intratubular germ cell neoplasia
itp = idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
itp = immune thrombocytopenic purpura
itp = inosine triphosphate
itpa = illinois test of psycholinguistic ability
itpase = inosine triphosphatase
itq = itaqui fever
itt = insulin tolerance test
itu = intensive therapy nurse
itz = itraconazole
iu = international unit
iu = intrauterine
iuc = intrauterine catheter
iucd = intrauterine contraceptive device
iud = intrauterine death
iud = intrauterine device
iudr = idoxuridine
iudr = iododeoxyuridine
iufd = intrauterine fetal death
iug = intrauterine gestation
iugr = intrauterine growth retardation
iui = intrauterine insemination
iup = intrauterine pregnancy
iupc = intrauterine pressure catheter
iut = intrauterine transfusion
iutp = intrauterine term pregnancy
iv = in vitro
iv = intervertebral
iv = intravaginal
iv = intravascular
iv = intravenous
iv = intraventricular
iv = invasive
ivbalt = intravascular bronchoalveolar tumor
ivc = inferior vena cava
ivc = inspiratory vital capacity
ivc = intravenous cholangiogram
ivcc = intravascular consumption coagulopathy
ivcd = intraventricular conduction delay
ivd = in vitro diagnostic
ivd = intervertebral disc
ivda = intravenous drug abuse
ivdp = intervertebral disc prolapse
ivdu = intravenous drug user
ivf = in vitro fertilization
ivf = interventricular foramen
ivf = intervertebral foramen
ivf = intravascular fluid
ivf = iv fluid
ivh = intraventricular hemorrhage
ivi = intavenous infusion
ivig = intravenous immunoglobulin
ivna = in vivo neutron activation
ivox = intravenous gas exchange
ivp = intravenous pyelogram
ivp = intraventricular pressure
ivp = iv push
ivpb = intravenous piggy back
ivr = idioventricular rhythm
ivra = intravenous regional analgesia
ivrsb = intravenous regional sympathetic block
ivsd = interventricular septal defect
ivu = intravenous drug user
ivu = intravenous urethrography
iwdwwc = it was dry when we closed
iwdwwcs = it was dry when we closed sir
iwmi = inferior wall myocardial infarction
izs = insulin zinc suspension
j = joint
j = joule
j = joules
j = journal
j-tube = jejunostomy tube
jama = journal of the american medical association
jan = january
jar = java archive
jbe = japanese b encephalitis
jbts = joubert syndrome
jca = juvenile chronic arthritis
jca = pauciarticular onset juvenile chronic arthritis
jcd = jakob creutzfeldt disease
jcml = juvenile chronic myeloid leukemia
jct = junction
jcv = jc virus
jdm = juvenile diabetes mellitus
je = japanese encephalitis
jebi = junctional epidermolysis bullosa inversa
jgi = jejunogastric intussusception
jj = jasper jumper orthodontic appliance
jj = jaw jerk
jk = corynebacterium jeikeium
jlns = jervell and lange nielsen syndrome
jme = juv myoclonic epilepsy
jme = juvenile myoclonic epilepsy
jmml = juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia
jncl = neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis, juvenile type
jnp = jadassohn nevus phakomatosis
jnt = joint
jodm = juvenile onset diabetes mellitus
jour = journal
jp = jackson pratt
jp = juvenile periodontitis
jpd = juvenile periodontitis
jpd = juvenile plantar dermatosis
jpd = periodontitis, juvenile
jps = joint position sense
jps = juvenile polyposis syndrome
jr = joint replacement
jra = juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
jt = joint
jul = july
jun = june
jvd = jugular venous distention
jvp = jugular venous pressure
jvp = jugular venous pulse
jws = jackson weiss syndrome
k = carrying capacity
k = cathode
k = equilibrium constant
k = high potassium diet
k = ionization constant
k = kanamycin
k = kelvin
k = kidney
k = kilogram
k = kinetic energy
k = klebsiella
k = knee
k = lysine
k = potassium
k codes assigned to durable medical equipment regional carriers = other
k-cal = kilocalorie
k-y = k-y jelly
k/o = keep open
k/o = knocked out
k/p = kidney pancreas
ka = cathode
ka = keratoacanthoma
kasr = katz adjustment scale relatives form
kb = kilobase
kbp = kilobase pair
kcal = kilocalorie
kcaso = potassium cardioplegic solution
kcct = kaolin cephalin clotting time
kcl = potassium chloride
kco = transfer coefficient
kcs = keratoconjunctivitis sicca
kd = ketogenic diet
ked = kendrick extrication device
kf = kidney function
kf = klenow fragment
kf = klippel feil syndrome
kf = kyasanur forest
kf = kyasanur forest disease
kf = potassium fluoride
kfd = kyasanur forest disease
kfs = klippel feil syndrome
kg = kilogram
kgc = keflin, gentamicin, carbenicillin
kgf = keratinocyte growth factor
kh = kilohertz
khf = korean hemorrhagic fever
khm = keratoderma hereditarium mutilans
khz = kilohertz
ki = kidney acupuncture points
ki = potassium iodide
ki-1 = cd30
kids = keratitis ichthyosis and deafness syndrome
kj = knee jerk
kk = knee kick
kkcp = klebsiella k2 capsular polysaccharide
klh = keyhole limpet hemocyanin
km = kilometer
ko = keep open
ko = knocked out
kod = knocked out
koh = potassium hydroxide
kp = keratosis pilaris
kp = klebsiella pneumoniae
kpc = keratoconus posticus circumscriptus
kpc = key points of control
kpe = kelman phacoemulsification
kplp = phosphorylleucylphenylalanine
kpo4 = potassium phosphate
kpps = keratosis palmoplantaris striata
krfd = kiel rot forceps deliv
krfd = kielland's rotational forceps delivery
ks = 17 keto steroids
ks = kaposi sarcoma
ks = kartagener's syndrome
ks = klinefelter's syndrome
kscn = potassium thiocyanate
kss = kearns sayre syndrome
kt = kidney transplant
kt = kidney transplantation
ktt = kendall toy test
ktw = klippel trenaunay weber syndrome
kub = kidney, ureter, bladder
kv = kilovolt
kvo = keep vein open
kw = kilowatt
kw rat = kyoto wistar rat
kwk = kimmelstiel wilson disease or syndrome
kws = kugelberg welander syndrome
l = left
l = lens
l = light
l = liquid
l = liter
l = lithium
l = liver
l = lower
l = lumbar
l = lumbar vertebrae
l aethiopica = leishmania aethiopica
l biflexa = leptospira biflexa
l donovani = leishmania donovani
l dopa = levodopa
l feeleii = legionella feeleii
l infantum = leishmania infantum
l nna = ng nitro l arginine
l olmeca = lutzomyia olmeca
l pam = melphalan
l wadsworthii = legionella wadsworthii
l&a = light and accommodation
l&d = labor and delivery
l&h = lymphocyte and histiocyte
l&w = living and well
l/min = liters per minute
l/s = ratio lecithin/sphingomyelin ratio
la = lanthanum
la = latex agglutination
la = left atrium
la = levator ani
la = linoleic acid
la = local anesthetic
la = low allergen diet
la = lupus anticoagulant
la = lymphadenopathy
laam = levo alpha acetylmethadol
lab = laboratory
lac = la crosse encephalitis
lac = laceration
laci = lacunar infarction
lacr = lacrimal
lact = lactic
lad = left anterior descending
lad = left axis deviation
lad = leukocyte adhesion deficiency
lad = linear iga disease
lad = lymphadenopathy
ladca = left anterior descending coronary artery
lae = left atrial enlargement
lafb = left anterior fascicular block
lah = left anterior hemiblock
lais = lateral internal anal sphincterotomy
lak = lymphocyte activated killer cells
lalk = leukocyte alkaline phosphatase
lall = lymphoblastic leukemia, acute, with lymphomatous features
lam = l asparaginase, methotrexate
lam = laminated
lam = laminectomy
lam = lymphangioleiomyomatosis
lamb = lentigines, atrial myxoma, mucocutaneous myoma, blue nevus syndrome
lamp = lysosome associated membrane protein
lan = local area network
lan = lymphadenopathy
lanl = los alamos national laboratory
lanp = leucine rich acidic nuclear protein
lao = left anterior oblique
lap = laparascopic
lap = laparotomy
lap = left atrial pressure
lap = leucine amino peptidase
lap = leukocyte alkaline phosphatase
lap dye = laparoscopic dye test
lapoca = l asparaginase, prednisone, oncovin, cytarabine, adriamycin
lar = larynx
lar = low anterior resection
larsp = language assessment remediation and screening procedure
las = linear alkylbenzene sulfonate
lat = lateral
lat = latex agglutination test
lat = latissimus dorsi
lat = lidocaine, adrenaline and tetracaine
lat = lysolecithin acyltransferase
lat flap = latissimus dorsi flap reconstruction
lats = long acting thyroid stimulator
lav = lymphadenopathy associated virus
lavh = laparoscopy assisted vaginal hysterectomy
lax = laxative
lb = large bowel
lb = long buccal
lb = pound
lbb = left bundle branch
lbbb = left bundle branch block
lbd = lewy body disease
lbm = lean body mass
lbna = lysis bladder neck adhesions
lbnl = lawrence berkeley national laboratory
lbp = low back pain
lbp = lower back pain
lbv = low biological value
lbw = low birth weight
lbwi = low birth weight infant
lc = lecithin cholesterol acyltransferase
lc = left colon
lc = lethal concentration
lc = liquid chromatography
lc = living children
lc = lung cancer
lc50 = lethal concentration 50
lca = left coronary artery
lca = leucocyte common antigen
lca = leukocyte common antigen
lca = lithocholic acid
lcad = long chain acyl coa dehydrogenase deficiency
lcad = long chain hydroxyacyl coenzyme a dehydrogenase
lcat = lecithin cholesterol acyltransferase
lcat = lecithin cholesterol acyltransferase deficiency
lcc = left coronary cusp
lcc = liver cell carcinoma
lcca = left common carotid artery
lccs = lethal congenital contracture syndrome
lccsct = large cell calcifying sertoli cell tumor
lcd = lattice corneal dystrophy
lcfs = lynch cancer family syndrome
lch = langerhan's cell histiocytosis
lchad = long chain 3 hydroxyacyl coa dehydrogenase deficiency
lci = lung clearance index
lcis = lobular carcinoma in situ
lcl = large cell lymphoma
lcl = lymphoblastoid cell line
lclo = lethal concentration low
lcm = laser capture microdissection
lcm = left costal margin
lcm = lymphocytic choriomeningitis
lcmv = lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus
lcos = liquid crystal on silicon projection
lcps = legg calve perthes syndrome
lcr = locus control region
lcs = lambeth communication scale
lcs = low continuous suction
lct = long chain triglyceride supplementation
lcta = lungs clear to auscultation
lcx = left circumflex artery
lcxca = left circumflex coronary artery
ld = lactate dehydrogenase
ld = laser doppler
ld = latissimus dorsi
ld = learning difficulties
ld = learning disability
ld = light diet
ld = liver disease
ld = lymphocytic depletion
ld50 = lethal dose 50
ld50 = median lethal dose
ldc = lower deep cervical lymph node
ldd = lhermitte duclos disease
ldf = laplace transform damping factor
ldh = lactate dehydrogenase
ldhd = lymphocyte depletion hodgkin's disease
ldl = loudness discomfort level
ldl = low density lipoprotein
ldl receptor = low density lipoprotein receptor
ldl-c = low density lipoprotein cholesterol
ldlc = low density lipoprotein cholesterol
ldlo = lethal dose low
ldr = labor delivery room
ldr = low dose rate brachytherapy
ldsq = lambeth disability screening questionnaire
ldyt = leber optic atrophy and dystonia
le = discoid lupus erythematosus
le = left eye
le = lower extremities
le = lower extremity
leds = life events and difficulties scale
leep = loop electrosurgical excision procedure
lel = lymphoepithelial lesions
lems = lambert eaton myasthenic syndrome
leo = law enforcement officer
leopard = multiple lentigines, electrocardiographic conduction abnormalities, ocular hypertelorism, pulmonic stenosis, abnormal genitalia, retardation of growth, and sensorineural deafness
lep = lumbar epidural
les = lambert eaton syndrome
les = lower esophageal sphincter
lesa = lymphoepithelial sialadenitis
lesp = lower esophageal sphincter pressure
leu = leucine
leu enkephalin = leucine enkephalin
leuc = leukocytes
lev = levamisole hydrochloride
lev = level
lf = lateral flexion
lf = low fat
lf = low fiber
lf = low flap
lf = low forceps
lfa = left femoral artery
lfa = left forearm
lfa = left frontoanterior
lfa = low friction arthroplasty
lfa = lymphocyte function associated antigen
lfd = large for dates
lfd = low fat diet
lfd = low forceps delivery
lfl = li fraumeni like
lfp = left frontoposterior
lfrh = lh fsh releasing hormone
lfs = li fraumeni syndrome
lfs = low fat spread
lfss = light fixation seizure syndrome
lft = liver function test
lfts = liver function tests
lfv = lassa fever virus
lfvd = low forceps vaginal delivery
lg = large
lg = leg
lg = lymphomatoid granulomatosis
lga = large for gestational age
lgc = late gastric cancer
lgd = low grade dysplasia
lgi = lower gastrointestinal
lgib = lower gastrointestinal bleeding
lgin = low grade intraurothelial neoplasia
lgiun = low grade intraurothelial neoplasia
lgl = large granular lymphocyte
lgl = lown ganong levine syndrome
lgll = large granular lymphocytic leukemia
lgmd = limb girdle muscular dystrophy
lgn = lateral geniculate nucleus
lgs = langer giedion syndrome
lgsil = low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion
lgv = lymphogranuloma venereum
lh = left handed
lh = luteinizing hormone
lh rf = luteinizing hormone releasing factor
lh rh = luteinizing hormone releasing hormone
lh/fsh = luteinizing hormone follicle stimulating horm level
lha = left heart assisted
lhon = leber hereditary optic neuropathy
lhot = left hypotropia
lhp = latent hypoparathyroidism
lhrh = luteinizing hormone releasing hormone
lht = left hypertrophia
li = lacunar infarction
li = large intestine
li = lithium
licl = lithium chloride
lics = left intercostal space
lif = left iliac fossa
lif = leukocyte inhibitory factor
lig = ligament
lih = left inguinal hernia
lim = limitation
lim = limited
lim = line isolation monitor
lima = left internal mammary artery
limb = listing of molecular biology databases
lin = laryngeal intraepithelial neoplasia
lin = linear
lincl = late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis
lincl = neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis, late infantile type
line = Long Interspersed Nucleotide Elements
lines = Long Interspersed Nucleotide Elements
linnac = linear accelerator
lip = lipoid interstitial pneumonia
lip = lymphoid interstitial pneumonitis
liq = liquid
liq = lower inner quadrant
lis = laboratory information system
lis = laboratory information systems
lit = literature
liv = left innominate vein
lk = lamellar keratoplasty
lk = low potassium diet
lk = lymphokine
lks = landau kleffner syndrome
lks = liver kidney spleen
ll = left lower
ll = lepromatous leprosy
ll = lower lid
ll = lower limb
ll = lower lip
ll = lower lobe
ll = lymphoblastic lymphoma
ll = lymphoid leukemia
llc = long leg cast
llc = lymphocytic leukemia
lle = left lower extremity
lletz = large loop excision of transformation zone
llg = left lateral gaze
lll = left lower lid
lll = left lower limb
lll = left lower lip
lll = left lower lobe
lln = lower limit of normal
llnl = lawrence livermore national laboratory
llq = left lower quadrant
llsb = left lower sternal border
llz = left lower zone pneumonia
lm = lactose malabsorption
lm = laryngeal muscle
lm = lateral malleolus
lm = lateral meniscus
lm = legal medicine
lm = lentigo maligna
lm = lesser metatarsal
lm = light microscope
lm = light microscopy
lm = lincomycin
lma = laryngeal mask airway
lma = left mentum anterior
lma = locomotor activity
lmb = left main bronchus
lmbb = laurence moon bardet biedl syndrome
lmca = left main coronary artery
lmcat = left middle cerebral artery thrombosis
lmd = local medical doctor
lmf = leukeran, methotrexate, 5 fluorouracil
lmf = lymphocyte mitogenic factor
lml = left mediolateral
lmm = lentigo maligna melanoma
lmn = lower motor neuron
lmnd = lower motor neuron disease
lmp = last menstrual period
lmp = left mentoposterior
lmp = low malignant potential
lmp = lumbar puncture
lms = lateral medullary syndr
lms = lateral medullary syndrome
lms = left main stem
lms = leiomyosarcoma
lms = multi symmet lipomatosis
lms = multiple symmetrical lipomatosis
lmt = long term memory
lmw = low molecular weight
lmwh = low molecular weight heparin
lmwk = low molecular weight kininogen
lmwp = low molecular weight proteinuria
ln = latent nystagmus
ln = lentiform nucleus
ln = liquid nitrogen
ln = lupus nephritis
ln = lymph node
ln = lymph nodes
ln = lymphadenopathy
ln2 = liquid nitrogen
lnmp = last normal menstrual period
lnp = last normal period
lns = lesch nyhan syndrome
lns = lymph node sampling
lo = lateral oblique
lo = lens opacity
lo = lockout
lo = low
loa = leave of absence
loa = left occiput anterior
loa = level of activity
loa = looseness of association
load = late onset alzheimer disease
loael = lowest observed adverse effect level
lob = lateral openbite
lob = lobular
lob = loss of balance
loc = laxative of choice
loc = level of consciousness
loc = location
loc = loss of consciousness
locs = laryngoonychocutaneous syndrome
loe = lady of the evening
loh = loop of henle
loh = loss of heterozygosity
loi = loss of imprinting
loinc = logical observation identifiers, names and codes
lol = laughing out loud
lol = left occipitolateral position
lom = left otitis media
lom = loss of memory
lomac = leucovorin, oncovin, methotrexate, adriamycin, cyclophosphamide
lomcs = left otitis media chronic serous
lomr = lower esophageal mucosal ring
lomr = lower oesophageal mucosal ring
lond = london
lop = left occipitoposterior position
lopca = late onset pauciarticular chronic arthritis
loq = lower outer quad breast
loq = lower outer quadrant of breast
los = length of stay
los = lower esophageal segment
los = lower oesophageal segment
lot = life orientation test
lotca = lowenstein ot cognitive assessment
lower gi = lower gastrointestinal
lox = lipoxygenase
lox = liquid oxygen
lp = lichen planus
lp = light perception
lp = low phosphate diet
lp = low potency
lp = low protein diet
lp = lumbar puncture
lpa = abnormal origin of left pulmonary artery
lpa = left pulmonary artery
lpa = lysophosphatidic acid
lpc = lysophosphatidylcholine
lpcb = lactophenol cotton blue
lpcp = light perception with projection
lpd = low protein diet
lpd = lymphoproliferative disease
lpd = lymphoproliferative disorder
lpda = left dominant posterior descending artery
lpf = low power field
lpg = lysophosphatidylglycerol
lph = left posterior hemiblock
lpi = laser peripheral iridotomy
lpi = long process of incus
lpi = lysinuric protein intolerance
lpif = lymphocyte proliferation inhibitory factor
lpl = lipoprotein lipase
lpl = lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma
lpm = liters per minute
lpn = licensed practical nurse
lpo = lactoperoxidase
lpo = left posterior oblique
lpo = lipid peroxidation
lpo = lipid peroxide
lpp = lichen planopilaris
lppf = lymphocyte proliferation potentiating factor
lps = levat palpebr superioris
lps = levator palpebrae superioris
lps = lipopolysaccharide
lpu = last past urine
lpu = low purine diet
lr = labor room
lr = lactated ringer's solution
lr = lateral rectus
lr = lateral rotation
lr = lawrencium
lr = light reaction
lr = light reflex
lr = logistic regression
lra = left renal artery
lrcp = licensed respiratory care practitioner
lrdt = living related donor transplant
lre = leukemic reticuloendotheliosis
lrf = luteinizing hormone releasing factor
lri = lower respiratory infection
lrln = left recurrent laryngeal nerve
lrnd = left radical neck dissection
lrq = lower right quadrant
lrs = larsen syndrome
lrt = lower respiratory tract
lrti = lower respiratory tract infection
ls = leopard skin
ls = loose
ls = loose stools
ls = lumbar spine
ls = lumbosacral
ls&a = lichen sclerosus et atrophicus
lsa = lateral sacrum anterior
lsa = left sacroanterior
lsa = left subclavian artery
lsa = lichen sclerosus et atrophicus
lsa = lymphosarcoma
lsb = left sternal border
lsc = lichen simplex chronicus
lsca = left subclavian artery
lscc = lateral semicircular canal
lscs = lower segment caesarean section
lscs = lower segment cesarean section
lscs = lower segment cs
lsd = d lysergic acid
lsd = letterer siwe disease
lsd = lysergic acid diethylamide
lsfc = leigh syndrome, french canadian type
lsi = life satisfaction index
lsk = liver, spleen, kidneys
lsl = left sacrolateral position
lslcl = lymphocytic secreted long form of c type lectin
lsm = laser capture microscopy
lso = left salpingoophorectomy
lsp = left sacroposterior position
lsr = lecithin to sphingomyelin ratio
lst = left sacral transverse position
lst = long synacthen test
lsv = long saphenous vein
lsvc = persistent left superior vena cava
lt = left
lt = left thigh
lt = less than
lt = leukotriene
lt = levothyroxine
lt = light
lt = light touch
lt = low temperature
lt = lymphocyte transformation
lt = lymphotoxin
lta = lipoteichoic acid
ltb = laryngotracheobronchitis
ltb4 = leukotriene b4
ltc = long term care
ltc = long, thick, and closed
ltc4 = leukotriene c4
ltcs = low transverse cesarean section
ltd = leukotriene d
ltee = lower thoracic expansion exercises
ltf = lipotropic hormone
ltg = low tension glaucoma
lth = luteotropic hormone
lti = life technologies, inc
ltic = low temperature isotropic carbon
ltm = long term memory
ltot = long term oxygen therapy
ltp = l tryptophan
ltp = laser trabeculoplasty
ltp = long term potentiation
ltr = long terminal repeat
ltt = lactose tolerance test
ltv = long term viability
ltx = liver transplant
lu = left upper
lu = lung acupuncture points
lu = lutetium
lue = left upper extremity
lues = syphilis
luf = luteinized unruptured follicle syndrome
lul = left upper eyelid
lul = left upper lip
lul = left upper lobe
luna = laparoscopic uterosacral nerve ablation
luna = laser uterosacral nerve ablation
luq = left upper quadrant
lusb = left upper sternal border
luscs = lower uterine segment caesarean section
luss = liver ultrasound scan
lut = lower urinary tract
luts = lower urinary tract symptoms
luz = left upper zone pneumonia
lv = cor sinus lt vent fistula
lv = coron fistulae fr lt vent
lv = coronary fistulae from left ventricle
lv = coronary sinus to left ventricle fistula
lv = end diastolic left ventricular cavity shape
lv = end systolic left ventricular cavity shape
lv = laryngeal vestibule
lv = lateral ventricle
lv = leave
lv = lecithovitellin
lv = left ventricle
lv = left ventricular
lv = leucovorin
lv = live vaccine
lv = low vision
lv = lumbar vertebra
lv = lung volume
lv = lupus vulgaris
lv+ = left ventricular hypertrophy
lva = left ventricular aneurysm
lva = left visual acuity
lvad = left ventricular assist device
lvar = left ventricular aneurysm
lvedp = left ventricular end diastolic pressure
lvef = left ventricular ejection fraction
lvf = left ventricular failure
lvh = left ventricular hypertrophy
lvot = left ventricular outflow tract
lvoto = left ventricular outflow tract obstruction
lvoto = lv outflw tract obstrn
lvoto = operation for lt ventricular outflow tract obstructn
lvoto = operations for left ventricular outflow tract obstruction
lvoto = opn lt ven outfl obst
lvp = left ventricular pressure
lvp = levator veli palatini
lvp = lysine vasopressin
lvrs = lung volume reduction surgery
lvsv/rvsv = left to right ventricular stroke volume ratio
lvsw = left ventricular stroke work
lvswi = lv stroke work index
lvu = last void urine
lw = lives with
lwbs = left without being seen
lwct = lee white clotting time, coagulation time
lwd = leri weill dyschondrosteosis
lwfs = lethal white foal syndrome
lwmi = lateral wall myocardial infarction
lws = lowry wood syndrome
ly = lymphocyte
ly = lyophilization
lymphs = lymphocytes
lyp = lymphomatoid papulosis
lys = lysine
lys = lysosome
lysopi = lysophosphatidylinositol
lytes = electrolytes
m = distant metastasis stage
m = macula
m = male
m = metastasis stages
m = meter
m = minimal
m = minutes
m = molar
m = mole
m = murmur
m = mycosis fungoides of skin
m asiaticum = mycobacterium asiaticum
m avium = mycobacterium avium
m avium complex = mycobacterium avium complex
m avium intracellulare = mycobacterium avium intracellulare
m barkeri = methanosarcina barkeri
m chelonei = mycobacterium chelonei
m gallinaceum = mycoplasma gallinaceum
m gallisepticum = mycoplasma gallisepticum
m gastri = mycobacterium gastri
m gordonae = mycobacterium gordonae
m lacunata = moraxella lacunata
m mucedo = mucor mucedo
m phlei = mycobacterium phlei
m streptocerca = mansonella streptocerca
m&i = mother & infant
m&m = morbidity and mortality
m,m = married, male, mother murmur, meter, mass, molar
m-a = miller abbott
m/a = mood affect
m/e = myeloid/erythroid ratio
m/n = mydriacyl and neosynephrine
m/r/g = murmurs, rubs, gallops
m/sec = meters per second
m0 = acute myeloblastic leukaemia undifferentiated
m3 = acute promyelocytic leukemia
m4 = acute myelomonocytic leukemia
m6 = acute erythroleukemia
m7 = acute megakaryoblastic leukemia
ma = major amblyoscope
ma = medical assistance
ma = mental age
ma = milliampere
ma = missed abortion
ma = mitral atresia
ma = mobility allowance
maa = methacrylic acid
maa = methoxyacetic acid
maa = methylarsonic acid
maai = maleylacetoacetate isomerase
mab = monoclonal antibody
mabop = mustargen, adriamycin, bleomycin, oncovin, prednisone
mabs = monocloncal antibodies
mac = complement 5b-9 complex
mac = macrophage
mac = macula
mac = maximum allowable concentration
mac = membrane attack complex
mac = minimum alveolar concentration
mac = mitral annular calcification
mac = monitored anesthesia care
mac = mycobacterium avium complex
mac inh = membrane attack complex inhibitor
macam = mucosal addressin cell adhesion molecule
macc = methotrexate, adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, ccnu
macho = methotrexate, asparaginase, cyclophosphamide, hydroxydaunomycin, oncovin
machr = muscarinic acetylcholine receptor
macl = mood affective checklist
macop-b = methotrexate, adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, oncovin, prednisone, bleomycin
macro = macrocytic
macro = macroscopic
madd = myoadenylate deaminase deficiency
maddoc = mechlorethamine, adriamycin, dacarbazine, ddp, oncovin, cyclophosphamide
maddp = methacryloyloxydecyl dihydrogen phosphate
madh = methylamine dehydrogenase
mae = moves all extremities
maew = moves all extremities well
maf = macrophage activating factor
mag = myelin associated glycoprotein
mage = melanoma associated antigen
magf = macrophage aggregation factor
magi = male accessory gland infection
magic = mouth and genital ulcers with inflamed cartilage syndrome
magpi = meatal advancement and glanuloplasty incorporated
maha = microangiopathic hemolytic anemia
mai = mitotic activity index
mai = mycobacterium avium intracellulare
maic = mycobacterium avium intracellulare complex
maid = mesna, adriamycin, interleukin 3, dacarbazine
maldi = matrix assisted laser desorption ionization
malditof = matrix assisted laser desorption/ionization time of flight
malig = malignant
malt = mucosa associated lymphoid tissue
maltoma = mucosa associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma
mammo = mammogram
mao = monoamine oxidase
maoa = monoamine oxidase
maoi = monoamine oxidase inhibitor
maoptms = methacryloxypropyltrimethoxysilane
map = maudsley addiction profile
map = mean airway pressure
map = mean arterial pressure
map = melphalan, adriamycin, prednisone
map = mitomycin c, adriamycin, platinol
map = morbidly adherent placenta
mapca = major aortopulmonary collateral artery
mapi = microbial alkaline proteinase inhibitor
mapk = mitogen activated protein kinase
mapkkk = map kinase kinase kinase
maps = make a picture story test
maptl = microtubule associated protein tau like
mar = macrocytic anemia, refractory
mar = march
mar = medication administration record
mar = mixed antiglobulin reaction test
marco = macrophage receptor with collagenous structure
mas = mccune albright syndrome
mas = meconium aspiration syndrome
mast = michigan alcoholism screening test
mast = military anti shock trousers
mat = multifocal atrial tachycardia
mat = multiple agent therapy
mat1 = menage a trois 1
match = shape matching
max = maximal
max = maximum, maxillary
maze = m amsa, azacitidine, etoposide
mb = megabase
mb = mother baby
mb = myocardial band
mb = myoglobin
mbc = male breast cancer
mbc = maximal breathing capacity
mbc = maximum breathing capacity
mbc = metastatic breast cancer
mbc = methotrexate, bleomycin, cisplatin
mbc = minimum bacterial concentration
mbc = minimum bactericidal concentration
mbcl = monocytoid b cell lymphoma
mbcn = myoglobin cyanide
mbd = minimal brain dysfunction
mbflb = monaural bifrequency loudness balance test
mbl = marine biological laboratory
mbno = myoglobin nitroxide
mbp = maltose binding protein
mbp = mean blood pressure
mbp = myelin basic protein
mbq = megabecquerel
mbr = major breakpoint region
mbs = moebius syndrome
mbsa = methylated bovine serum albumin
mbt = modifd blalock tauss sht
mbt = modified blalock taussig shunt
mbts = modified blalock shunt
mbts = modified blalock taussig shunt
mc = metacarpal
mc = microscopic colitis
mc = millicoulomb
mc = mitoxantrone, cytarabine
mc = molluscum contagiosum
mc&s = microscopy, culture and sensitivities
mc1 = first metacarpal
mc2 = second metacarpal
mc3 = third metacarpal
mc4 = fourth metacarpal
mc5 = fifth metacarpal
mca = methylcholanthrene
mca = middle cerebral artery
mca = monochloroacetic acid
mca = monoclonal antibody
mca = motorcycle accident
mca = mucin carcinoma associated antigen
mcab = monoclonal antibody
mcad = medium chain acyl coa dehydrogenase deficiency
mcad = medium chain acyl coenzyme a dehydrogenase
mcbp = melphalan, cyclophosphamide, bcnu, prednisone
mcc = multiple colon carcinoma gene
mcc = mutated in colon cancer
mcd = mean consecutive difference
mcd = medullary cystic disease
mcd = minimal change disease
mcd = mouse cytogenetic database
mcd = multicentric castleman's disease
mcd = multiple carboxylase deficiency
mcd = muscle carnitine deficiency
mcdc = macular dystrophy, corneal
mcf = macrophage chemotactic factor
mcf = middle cranial fossa
mcg = microgram
mcgm = microgram
mcgn = mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis
mcgn = minimal change glomerulonephritis
mcgn type i = mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis type i
mcgn type ii = mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis type ii
mcgn type iii = mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis type iii
mcgn type iii = mesangiocapillary gn type iii
mcgn type iv = mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis type iv
mch = mean corpuscular hemoglobin
mchc = mean cell hemoglobin concentration
mchc = mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration
mci = millicurie
mci = multiple casualty incident
mckd = medullary cystic kidney disease
mcl = leiomyoma, multiple cutaneous
mcl = medial collateral ligament
mcl = mid clavicular line
mcl = most comfortable listening level
mcla = measurement of cognitive linguistic ability
mcll = most comfortable listening level
mcmd = merosin deficient congenital muscular dystrophy
mcmi = millon clinical multiaxial inventory
mcmtc = macrocephaly cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita
mcn = minimal change nephropathy
mcn = musculocutaneous nerve
mcns = minimal change nephrotic syndrome
mcp = membrane cofactor protein
mcp = metacarpophalangeal
mcpa = 4 chloro 2 methylphenoxy acetic acid
mcpb = 2 4 chloro 2 methylphenoxy butyric acid
mcpj = metacarpophalangeal joint
mcpjif = metacarpophalangeal joint of index finger
mcpjlf = metacarpophalangeal joint of little finger
mcpjmf = metacarpophalangeal joint of middle finger
mcpjrf = metacarpophalangeal joint of ring finger
mcpjt = metacarpophalangeal joint of thumb
mcpp = 2 4 chloro 2 methylphenoxy propanoic acid
mcpp = m chlorophenylpiperazine
mcppa = methylenecyclopropylacetic acid
mcprg = methylenecyclopropylglycine
mcs = mechanical circulatory support
mcs = multiple chemical sensitivity
mcss = mechanical circulatory support system
mcst = modified card sorting test
mct = mast cell tryptase
mct = medium chain triglyceride
mctd = mixed connective tissue disease
mcu = micturating cystogram
mcv = mean cell volume
mcv = mean corpuscular volume
md = magnesium deficiency
md = major depression
md = malate dehydrogenase
md = malignant disease
md = manic depression
md = marek disease
md = maternal deprivation
md = meckel's diverticulum
md = median
md = mediastinal disease
md = medical department
md = medical doctor
md = meniere disease
md = mental deficiency
md = mental depression
md = metabolic disorders
md = minamata disease
md = movement disorder
md = muscular dystrophy
md = myelodysplasia
md = myocardial disease
md = myotonic dystrophy
mda = methylenedioxyamphetamine
mdb = medulloblastoma
mdb = methylene dioxybenzene
mdc = middle deep cervical
mdf = myocardial depressant factor
mdh = malate dehydrogenase
mdh = malic dehydrogenase
mdi = manic depressive illness
mdi = metered dose inhaler
mdk = kantaputra type of mesomelic dysplasia
mdlo = metoclopramide, dexamethasone, lorazepam, ondansetron
mdls = miller dieker lissencephaly syndrome
mdm = mid diastolic murmur
mdma = methylenedioxymethamphetamine
mdnt = midnight
mdp = methylene diphosphonate
mdr = medium dose rate brachytherapy
mdr = multidrug resistance
mdrv = muscular dystrophy, autosomal dominant, with rimmed vacuoles
mds = myelodysplastic syndrome
mdtc = monodansylthiacadaverine
mdx = manic depressive psychosis, x linked
me = medical examiner
me = middle ear
me = myalgic encephalomyelitis
mea = multiple endocrine adenomatosis
meams = middlesex elderly assessment of mental state
mec = mecamylamine
mec = meconium
mec = medical emergency clinic
mec = methicillin resistance
mec = mucoepidermoid carcinoma
mect = multi elect/conv therpy
mect = multiple electroconvulsive therapy
mecy = methotrexate, cyclophosphamide
med = medicine
med = minimal effective dose
med = minimal erythema dose
med = minimum effective dose
med = multiple epiphyseal dysplasia
medab = methyldimethylaminoazobenzene
meds = medications
medsg = methyldeoxyspergualin
mee = middle ear effusion
mef = familial mediterranean fever
mef = maximum expiratory flow rate
mef25 = maximum expiratory flow rate at 25% of vital capacity
mef50 = maximum expiratory flow rate at 50% of vital capacity
mef75 = maximum expiratory flow rate at 75% of vital capacity
mefv = maximum expiratory flow rate
meg = magnetoencephalograph
meg = magnetoencephalography
meg = megakaryocyte
meg = megaloblast
meg = megaloblastic
megx = monoethylglycinexylidide
mehmo = mental retardation, epileptic seizures, hypogonadism and hypogenitalism, microcephaly, and obesity
melas = mitochondrial myopathy, encephalopathy, lactic acidosis and stroke like episodes
mem = memantine
mems = micro electromechanical systems
men = multiple endocrine neoplasia
meos = microsomal ethanol oxidizing system
mep = maximum expiratory pressure
mep = motor end plate
mep = motor evoked potential
meq = milliequivalent
meq/l = milliequivalents per liter
merrf = myoclonic epilepsy with ragged red muscle fibers
mes = mesencephalic
mes = mesencephalon
mesa = micro epidid sperm aspn
mesa = micro epididymal sperm aspiration
messenger rna = messenger ribonucleic acid
met = metabolic
met = metastasis
met = metatarsal
meth = methamphetamine
meth = methedrine
meth = methicillin
methylmalonyl coa mutase = methylmalonyl coenzyme a mutase
mets = metastases
mewds = multiple evanescent white dot syndrome
mf = microfilament
mf = mitogenic factor
mf = mycosis fungoides
mf = myelin figure
mf = myelofibrosis
mf = myocardial failure
mf = myocardial fibrosis
mfc = minimum fungicidal concentration
mfd = mid forceps delivery
mfh = malignant fibrous histiocytoma
mfm = maternal/fetal medicine
mfmd = monofluoromethyldopa
mfng = manic fringe
mfp = melphalan, 5 fluorouracil, provera
mfr = maximum flow rate of urine
mfs = marfan syndrome
mfs = motive for smoking scale
mfs = motives for smoking scale
mft = multiple familial trichoepithelioma
mg = magnesium
mg = milligram
mg = mouth guard
mg = myasthenia gravis
mg% = milligrams per 100 cc
mg/dl = milligrams per deciliter
mgc = megacolon
mgc = multinucleated giant cell
mgcn = megalocornea
mgcr = meningioma chromosome region
mgct = male germ cell tumor
mgd = mouse genome database
mgdf = megakaryocyte growth and development factor
mgf = mast cell growth factor
mgi = microbial genome initiative
mgj = mucogingival junction
mgldg = monogalactosyldiglyceride
mgm = meningioma
mgn = membranous glomerulonephritis
mgproto = magnesium protoporphyrin
mgr = murmurs, gallops, or rubs
mgsa = melanoma growth stimulatory activity
mgso4 = magnesium sulfate
mgus = monoclonal gammopathy of uncertain significance
mh = malignant hyperpyrexia
mh = malignant hypertension
mh = malignant hyperthermia
mh = mannoheptulose
mh = medical history
mh = melanophore stimulating hormone
mh = mental handicap
mh = mental health
mh = mental hygiene
mha = may hegglin anomaly
mha = microangiopathic hemolytic anemia
mha-tp = microhemagglutination assay treponema pallidum
mhac = microhydranencephaly
mham = multiple hamartoma syndrome
mhaq = modified health assessment questionnaire
mhc = major histocompatibility complex
mhiq = mcmast health ind quest
mhiq = mcmaster health index questionnaire
mhl = mixed hearing loss
mhlc = multidimensional health locus of control scale
mhn = massive hepatic necrosis
mhpg = 3 methoxy 4 hydroxy phenylglycol
mhq = m'sex hosp questionnaire
mhq = middlesex hospital questionnaire
mhrt = mental health review tribunal
mhss = military health services system
mhv = middle hepatic vein
mhz = megahertz
mi = massa intermedia
mi = maturation index
mi = mental institution
mi = mesial incisal
mi = mile
mi = mill
mi = minor
mi = minute
mi = mitomycin
mi = mitotic index
mi = mitral incompetence
mi = mitral insufficiency
mi = myocardial infarct
mi = myocardial infarction
mi = myocardial ischemia
mibg = meta iodobenzylguanidine
mic = microinvasive squamous cell carcinoma
mic = minimum inhibitory concentration
mice = mesna rescue, ifosfamide, carboplatin, etoposide
micg = macromolecular insoluble cold globulin
micro = microcytic
micro = microscopy
microci = microcurie
microl = microliter
micros = microscopy
micu = medical intensive care unit
mid = middle
mid = multiple infarct dementia
midas = microphthalmia, dermal aplasia, and sclerocornea syndrome
midi = musical instrument digital interface
mie = meconium ileus equivalent
mif = macrophage inhibitory factor
mif = maximum inspiratory flow rate
mif = melanocyte inhibitory factor
mif = migration inhibition factor
mif = migration inhibitory factor
mif test = migration inhibitory factor test
mif25 = maximum inspiratory flow rate at 25% of vital capacity
mif50 = maximum inspiratory flow rate at 50% of vital capacity
mif75 = maximum inspiratory flow rate at 75% of vital capacity
mifa = mitomycin, fluorouracil, adriamycin
mifv = maximum inspiratory flow rate
mih = procarbazine
mil = military
mimbd = meet on the interconnection of mol biol databases
mimp = methyl inosine monophosphate
min = mammary intraepithelial neoplasia
min = microsatellite instability
min = mineral
min = minimal
min = minor
min = minute
mine = mesna, ifosfamide, novantrone, etoposide
mion = monocrystalline iron oxide nonaparticle
mip = maximum inspiratory pressure
mirna = micro rna
mis = melanoma in situ
mis = multiple infarct state
miss = medical interview satisfaction scale
miss = modified injury severity scale
mit = massachusetts institute of technology
mit = monoiodotyrosine
mito = mitomycin c
mitri = mitral insufficiency
mj = machado joseph disease
mj = marijuana
mj = megajoule
mjd = machado joseph disease
mk = menkes syndrome
mkcsf = megakaryocyte colony stimulating factor
mkks = mckusick kaufman syndrome
mks = meckel syndrome
ml = microlaryngoscopy
ml = midline
ml = milliliter
ml = myocardial infarction, mitral insufficiency
mla = methyllycaconitine
mla = monophosphoryl lipid a
mlb = microlaryngoscopy and bronchoscopy
mlc = midline catheter
mlc = mixed lymphocyte culture
mlc = multileaf collimator
mlc = myelomonocytic leukemia, chronic
mld = masking level difference test
mld = metachromatic leukodystrophy
mlf = medial longitudinal fasciculus
mlg = mitochondria lipid glycogen
mliter = milliliter
mlm = melanoma, familial
mln = manifest latent nystagmus
mlr = middle latency response
mlr = mixed lymphocyte reaction
mlrd = microgastria limb reduction defects
mlrw = mixed lymphocyte reaction, weak
mlsm = myelodysplasia and leukemia syndrome
mlt = monochromator light test
mlvt = malattia leventinese
mm = malignant melanoma
mm = medial malleolus
mm = medial meniscus
mm = mercaptopurine
mm = methotrexate
mm = millimeter
mm = millimole
mm = mitomycin
mm = mucous membrane
mm = multiple myeloma
mm = muscles
mm hg = millimeter of mercury
mma = methyl malonic acid
mma = methylmalonic aciduria
mma = middle meatal antrostomy
mmbt = morpholinyl mercaptobenzothiazole
mmc = migrating myoelectric complex
mmc = mitomycin c
mmct = method of microcell mediated chromosome transfer
mmcygl = methylmercury cysteinylglycine
mmdk = kantaputra type of mesomelic dysplasia
mmect = multiple monitored electroconvulsive therapy
mmef = mean maximum expiratory flow
mmep = microcephaly, microphthalmia, ectrodactyly of lower limbs, and prognathism
mmf = mycophenolate mofetil
mmfr = maximum midexpiratory flow rate
mmgth = methylmercury glutathione
mmhg = millimeters of mercury
mmih = megacystis microcolon intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome
mml = minimal masking level for tinnitus
mmmm = megalocornea, macrocephaly, mental and motor retardation
mmn = motor neuropathy with multiple conduction block
mmoa = mandible, maxillary, odontectomy, alveolectomy
mmol = millimole
mmole = millimole
mmopp = methotrexate, mechlorethamine, oncovin, procarbazine, prednisone
mmpi = minnesota multiphasic personality inventory
mmpp = magnesium monoperoxyphthalate
mmpr = methylmercaptopurine
mmpt = methylprednisolone pulse therapy
mmr = mumps, measles, rubella
mmrf = marshfield medical research foundation
mmse = mini mental state examination
mmsp = malignant melanoma of soft parts
mmt = manual muscle test
mmts = methyl methanethiosulfonate
mmtv = mouse mammary tumor virus
mmv = mandatory minute volume
mmwr = morbidity and mortality weekly report
mn = manganese
mn = midnight
mna = mean nuclear area
mnatp = manganese adenosine triphosphate
mnbk = methyl n butyl ketone
mnc = minocycline
mncpdtc = manganese cyclopentadienyl tricarbonyl
mncv = motor nerve conduction velocity
mnd = motor neuron disease
mndf = manganese desferioxamine
mngc = multinucleated giant cell
mnk = menkes syndrome
mnt = medical nutrition therapy
mnti = melanotic neuroectodermal tumor of infancy
mnu = methylnitrosourea
mo = medical officer
mo = membrane oxygenator
mo = mesial occlusal
mo = mineral oil
mo = molybdenum
moab = monoclonal antibody
moabs = monoclonal antibodies
moad = methotrexate, oncovin, l asparaginase, dexamethasone
moap = peg asparaginase, oncovin, methotrexate, prednisone
mob = mesial occlusal buccal
mob-iii = mitomycinc, oncovin, bleomycin, cisplatin
mobs = moebius syndrome
moca = methotrexate, oncovin, cyclophosphamide, adriamycin
mod = march of dimes
mod = medic on duty
mod = mesial occlusal distal
mod = mode of death
mod = moderate
mod = moment of death
modm = maturity onset diabetes mellitus
mods = multiple organ dysfunction syndrome
mody = maturity onset diabetes in youth
mof = multiple organ failure
mol = mole
mol = molecular
mol wt = molecular weight
mom = milk of magnesia
momp = mechlorethamine, oncovin, methotrexate, prednisone
mon = monday
mono = monocyte
mono = monocytes
mono = mononucleosis
mop-bap = mechlorethamine, oncovin, procarbazine, bleomycin, adriamycin, prednisone
mopa = monooleylphosphatidic acid
mopp = mechlorethamine prednisone procarbazine vincristine
mopphdb = mechlorethamine, oncovin, procarbazine, prednisone, high dose bleomycin
moppldb = mechlorethamine, oncovin, procarbazine, prednisone, low dose bleomycin
mort wolfii = mortierella wolfii
mos = medical outcomes study
mos = myelofibrosis
mosf = multiple organ systems failure
mosm = milliosmole
mot = motility
mota = manitoba oculotrichoanal syndrome
mou = memorandum of understanding
mow = meals on wheels
mows = meals on wheels
mp = melphalan, prednisone
mp = member of parliament
mp = metacarpophalangea, metacarpophalangeal
mp = metacarpophalangeal
mp = milk pudding
mp = myelopathy
mpa = medroxyprogesterone acetate
mpa = methylprednisolone acetate
mpa = mycophenolic acid
mpc = meperidine, promethazine, chlorpromazine
mpd = main pancreatic duct
mpd = mid plane dose
mpd = minimal phototoxic dose
mpd = multiple personality disorder
mpd = myeloproliferative disease
mpds = myofacial pain dysfunction syndrome
mpeg = methoxypolyethylene glycol
mpfl = methotrexate, platinol, 5 fluorouracil, leucovorin, calcium
mpgn = membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis
mph = masters in public health
mpj = metacarpophalangeal joint
mpl = monophosphoryl lipid a
mpm = mortality prediction model
mpnst = malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor
mpo = myeloperoxidase
mpol = millipolarization units
mpq = mcgill pain chart questionnaire
mps = mucopolysaccharidosis
mpt = manchester picture test
mptp = methylphenyltetrahydropyridine
mptp = methylphenyltetrahydropyridine induced parkinsonism
mpv = mean platelet volume
mpz = myelin protein zero
mq = master questionnaire
mr = congenital mitral regurgitation
mr = magnetic resonance
mr = medial rectus
mr = medial rectus muscle
mr = medial rotation
mr = mental retardation
mr = mister
mr = mitral regurgitation
mra = magnetic resonance angiography
mra = medical record administrator
mrc = medical research council
mrc grade = muscle power
mrcp = magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography
mrd = minimal residual disease
mrd = multicystic renal dysplasia
mrdd = mental retarded/developmentally disabled
mrg = murmurs, rubs or gallops
mri = magnetic resonance imaging
mri = musculoskeletal
mrl = medical record librarian
mrm = modified radical mastectomy
mrm = modified radical mastoidectomy
mrna = messenger ribonucleic acid
mrnp = messenger ribonucleoprotein
mros = melkersson rosenthal syndrome
mrp = manual removal of placenta
mrp = manual removal placenta
mrrs = morningside rehabilitation rating scale
mrs = magnetic resonance spectroscopy
mrs = married woman honorific
mrsa = mental retardation, x linked, south african type
mrsa = multiple resistant staphylococcus aureus
mrt = maddox rod test
mrt = malignant rhabdoid tumor
mrtk = malignant rhabdoid tumor of kidney
ms = female honorific
ms = manuscript
ms = mass spectrometry
ms = mental status
ms = millisecond
ms = mitral stenosis
ms = morphine sulfate
ms = morphine sulphate
ms = multiple sclerosis
msa = mixed sleep apnea
msa = multiple system atrophy
msafp = maternal serum alpha fetoprotein
msap = mesado phosphorylase
msdos = microsoft disk operating system
mse = mental status examination
msec = millisecond
msg = monosodium glutamate
msh = melanocyte stimulating hormone
mshr = melanocyte stimulating hormone receptor
msi = microsatellite instability
msl = lipomatosis, multiple symmetric
msl = midsternal line
msls = marinesco sjogren like syndrome
mslt = multiple sleep latency test
msmb = microseminoprotein beta
mso = morphine sulfate
msof = multiple systems organ failure
msq = mental status questionnaire
mss = marinesco sjogren syndrome
mss = musculoskeletal system
msse = multiple self healing squamous epithelioma
mstd = multiple system tauopathy with presenile dementia
msu = maple syrup urine
msu = monosodium urate
msud = maple syrup urine disease
msum = monosodium urate monohydrate
msv = mauriceau smellie veit maneuver
msw = medical social worker
mt = malignant teratoma
mt = malignant tertian
mt = mallet toe
mt = masson's trichrome
mt = medical technologist
mt = metacarpophalangeal
mt = metatarsal
mt = middle turbinate
mt = mountain
mta = mid thigh amputation
mtacr = multiple tumor associated chromosome region
mtap = methylthioadenosine phosphorylase
mtb = marituba fever
mtb = miliary tuberculosis
mtb = mycobacterium tuberculosis
mtbe = methyl tert butyl ether
mtc = medullary thyroid cancer
mtc = medullary thyroid carcinoma
mtc = mitomycin c
mtdda = minnesota test for differential diagnosis of aphasia
mtdna = mitochondrial dna
mtf = medical treatment facility
mth = mithramycin
mthptpgl = methylenetetrahydropteroylpolyglutamate
mtm = malignant tertian malaria
mtm = myotubular myopathy
mtmx = myotubular myopathy, x linked
mtp = medical termination of pregnancy
mtp = metatarsophalangeal joint
mtp = microsomal triglyceride transfer protein
mtpj = metatarsophalangeal joint
mtpjbt = metatarsophalangeal joint of big toe
mts = mental test score
mts = muir torre syndrome
mtsea = methanethiosulfonate ethylammonium
mtt = mccormick toy test
mtx = methotrexate
mtya = methacryloyl tyrosineamide
mua = manipulation under anesthetic
muac = mid upper arm circumference
muap = motor unit action potential
muc = mucilage
muc = mucoid
mucp = maximum urethral closure pressure
mud = matched unrelated donor bone marrow transplant
mud = minimal urticarial dose
muf = monounsaturated fat diet
mufa = monounsaturated fatty acid
muga = multigated acquisition
muh = melanosis universalis hereditaria
muhh = marie unna hereditary hypotrichosis
mule = movement of upper limb evaluation
mumps = massachusetts general hospital utility multi programming system
mup = major urinary protein
mup = maximum urethral pressure
mup = motor unit potential
mup = mouse urinary protein
mv = congenital mitral valve abnormality
mv = mendelevium
mv = millivolt
mv = minute volume
mv = mitoxantrone, vp 16
mv = mitral valve
mva = mitral valve annuloplasty
mva = motor vehicle accident
mva = motor vehicle traffic accident
mvac = methotrexate, vinblastine, adriamycin, cisplatin
mvc = motor vehicle collision
mvd = mitral valve disease
mvdp = maximum voiding detrusor pressure
mve = murray valley encephalit
mve = murray valley encephalitis
mvf = mitoxantrone, vincristine, 5 fluorouracil
mvi = mitral valve insufficiency
mvi = multivitamin
mvlk = mevalonate kinase
mvmt = movement
mvn = muroid virus nephropathy
mvnta = motor vehicle non traveling accident
mvo2 = myocardial oxygen consumption
mvp = mitral valve prolapse
mvp = mitral valvoplasty
mvpp = mechlorethamine, vinblastine, procarbazine, prednisone
mvr = mitral valve regurgitation
mvr = mitral valve replacement
mvrr = mitral valve re replacement
mvt = mitoxantrone, vp 16, thiotepa
mvta = motor vehicle traffic accident
mvv = maximal voluntary ventilation
mvvpp = mechlorethamine, vincristine, vinblastine, procarbazine, prednisone
mw = maximum voluntary ventilation
mw = midwife
mw = milliwatt
mw = molecular weight
mws = muckle wells syndrome
mx = matrix
mx = metastasis cannot be, or has not been, assessed
mz = monozygotic
mzl = marginal zone lymphoma
n = nasal
n = negative
n = nerve
n = newton
n = nitrogen
n = node stages
n = noon
n = normal
n = nursing
n cinerea = neisseria cinerea
n farcinica = nocardia farcinica
n glauca = nicotiana glauca
n&v = nausea and vomiting
n&w = normal and well
n+v = nausea and vomiting
n-cam = neural cell adhesion molecule
n/a = not applicable
n/t = numbness & tingling
n/v = nausea/vomiting
n/v/d/c = nausea/vomiting/diarrhea/constipation
n2 = nitrogen
n2o = nitrous oxide
na = noradrenaline
na = not applicable
na = nuclear antigen
na = nurse's aide
na = nursing assistant
na = nursing auxiliary
na = sodium
naa = naphthaleneacetic acid
naa = neutral amino acid
naa = nonallergic asthma
nab = needle aspiration biopsy
nabs = normoactive bowel sounds
nac = n acetylcysteine
nac = nitrogen mustard, adriamycin, ccnu
nacd = no anatomical cause of death
nachgr = natl advisory council for human genome res
nachr = nicotinic acetylcholine receptor
nacl = sodium chloride
nad = nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide
nad = nicotine adenine dinucleotide
nad = no abnormality detected
nad = no acute distress
nadh = nad hydrogenase
nadh = nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide
nadp = nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate
nadph = nad phosphate
nadph = nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate
nae = neonatal asphyxial encephalopathy
naf = sodium fluoride
nags = n acetylglutamate synthase deficiency
nahco3 = sodium bicarbonate
nain = neonatal alloimmune neutropenia
nait = neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia
nal = naloxone
nalbzoh = naloxone benzoylhydrazone
name = nevi, atrial myxoma, mucinosis of the skin, and endocrine overactivity
nan = n acetylneuraminic acid
nap = nerve action potential
nap = neutrophil alkaline phosphatase
napb = neuritis with brachial predilection
napbc = national action plan for breast cancer
nar = non articular rheumatism
nares = non allergic rhinitis with eosinophilia
narp = neurogenic muscle weakness, ataxia and retinitis pigmentosa
nart = national adult reading test
nas = national academy of sciences
nasa = national aeronautics and space administration
nasal prosthesis = provided by a non physician
nasal septal prosthesis = provided by a non physician
nash = nonalcoholic steatohepatitis
nat = n acetyltransferase
nat = natal
nat = national
nat = native
nat = natural
nat = nature
nat = neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia
natl = national
nb = neuroblastoma
nb = newborn
nb = nota bene
nbac = national bioethics advisory commission
nbccs = nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome
nbgt = neuronal bungarotoxin
nbi = no bony injury
nbm = nothing by mouth
nbn = newborn nursery
nbp = non invasive blood pressure
nbs = neuroblastoma
nbs = nijmegen breakage syndrome
nbs = normal bowel sounds
nbs = normal breath sounds
nbt = nitroblue tetrazolium
nbt test = nitroblue tetrazolium test
nbte = non bacterial thrombotic endocarditis
nc = no change
nc = nuchal cord
nc/at = normocephalic/atraumatic
nca = neurocirculatory asthenia
ncab = national cancer advisory board
ncam = neural cell adhesion molecule
ncc = near vision with correction
nccu = neuro concentrated care unit
nchgr = national center for human genome research
nci = nanocurie
nci = national cancer institute
ncmd = north carolina macular dystrophy
ncs = nerve conduction studies
ncsa = national center for supercomputing applications
ncsu = north carolina state university
ncv = nerve conduction velocity
nd = neodymium
nd = non distended
nd = normal delivery
nddg = national diabetes data group
ndga = nordihydroguaiaretic acid
ndi = nephrogenic diabetes insipidus
ndna = native deoxyribonucleic acid
ndp kinase = nucleoside diphosphokinase
ndpk = nucleoside diphosphokinase
ndui = nondeletion/nonuniparental disomy/nonimprinting mutations
ne = norepinephrine
neaa = non essential amino acid
neac = normal external auditory canal
nec = necrotizing enterocolitis
nec = not elsewhere classified
necs = neuroendocrine carcinoma of the skin
ned = nedocromil sodium
ned = neuroectodermal dysplasia
ned = no evidence of disease
neep = negative end expiratory pressure
nefa = nonesterified fatty acid
neg = negative
neh = national endowment for the humanities
nejm = new england journal of medicine
nem = n ethylmaleimide
nem = no evidence of malignancy
neo = neomycin
neo = neonatal
neppk = nonepidermolytic palmoplantar keratoderma
ner = no evidence of recurrence
nerd = no evidence of recurrent disease
net = internet
neth = netherton syndrome
nett = nasal/endonasal/endotracheal tube
neu = neuraminidase
neu = neurilemma
neu = receptor erbb 2
neur = neurology
neuro = neurological
neuro = neurology
neurol = neurology
neurop = neuropathy
neutr = neutrophils
nf = national formulary
nf = neck flexion
nf = neurofibromatosis
nf2 = neurofibromatosis 2 gene
nfa = no fixed abode
nfcr = national foundation for cancer research
nfdr = neurofaciodigitorenal syndrome
nfi = no further information
nfiii = nuclear factor iii
nfiv = nuclear factor iv
nfj = naegeli franceschetti jadassohn syndrome
nfk = non functioning kidney
nft = neurofibrillary tangles
nft = neutrophil function test
nftd = normal full term delivery
ng = nanogram
ng = nasogastric
ng = nasogastric route
ng = nasogastric tube
ng = neoplastic growth
ng = new growth
ngb = new growth of bladder
ngf = nerve growth factor
ngfr = nerve growth factor receptor
ngp = new growth of prostate
ngt = nasogastric tube
ngu = non gonococcal urethritis
nh = nursing home
nh3 = ammonia
nh4 = ammonium
nh4cl = ammonium chloride
nhfa = neuwiedi hemorrhagic factor a
nhfb = neuwiedi hemorrhagic factor b
nhgri = national human genome research institute
nhi = national health insurance
nhl = non hodgkin lymphoma
nhl = non hodgkin's lymphoma
nhp = nottingham health profile
nhpt = nine hole peg test
nhs = nance horan syndrome
nhs = national health service
nhv = neurogenic hyperventilation
nhy = not here yet
ni = nickel
nia = nutrient intake analysis
nibp = non invasive blood pressure
nic = neonatal intensive care
nichd = national institute of child health and human development
nicu = neonatal intensive care unit
nicu = neurological intensive care unit
niddm = noninsulin dependent diabetes mellitus
nigms = national institute of general medical sciences
nih = national institutes of health
nihl = noise induced hearing loss
nina = non infective non allergic rhinitis
nink = no information/not keeping
nipd = night time intermittent peritoneal dialysis
nips = non invasive programmed stimulation
nist = national inst of standards and technology
niv = non invasive ventilation
nj = new jersey
nk = natural killer cells
nk cell = natural killer cell
nk triggering receptor = natural killer triggering receptor
nka = neurokinin a
nka = no known allergies
nkc = nonketotic coma
nkcd = no known communicable diseases
nkda = no known drug allergies
nkda = non ketotic diabetic acidosis
nkh = non ketotic hyperglycemia
nkhh = non ketotic hyperosmolar hyperglycemia
nkma = no known medcation allergies
nktr = natural killer triggering receptor
nl = nasolabial fold
nl = neuroleptic
nl = normal
nld = necrobiosis lipoidica
nld = necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum
nld = operation on nasolacrimal duct
nlf = non lactose fermenter
nlglp = national laboratory gene library project
nlhpd = nodular of lymphocyte-predominance hodgkin's disease
nlm = national library of medicine
nln = national lymphedema network
nlp = no light perception
nls = neu laxova syndrome
nltc = neolactotetraosylceramide
nlv = normal liquor volume
nm = mechlorethamine
nm = nanometer
nm = neuromuscular
nm = neuromuscular block obs
nm = neuromuscular blockade observation
nm = nodular melanoma
nm = nodular melanoma of skin
nm = nuclear medicine
nmd = nutrition management designation
nmda = n methyl d aspartate
nmhcc = national managed health care congress
nmi = no more information
nmis = nutrition management information system
nmj = neuromuscular junction
nmn = nicotinamide mononucleotide
nmn = normetanephrine
nmol = nanomole
nmp = nuclear matrix protein
nmr = nuclear magnetic resonance
nmr imaging = nuclear magnetic resonance imaging
nms = neuroleptic malignant syndrome
nms = neuromuscular stimulation
nmt = nebulized mist treatment
nmu = nitrosomethylurea
nn = neonatal
nn = not nursing
nnb = normal newborn
nnd = neonatal death
nne = neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis
nnec = neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis
nno = nanophthalmos
no = nasal obstruction
no = nitric oxide
no = number
no = nutcracker esophagus
no2 = nitrogen dioxide
noc = nocturnal
noct = nocturnal
nod = naito oyanagi disease
nod = nodular
nod = not otherwise designated
noel = no observed effect level
nof = neck of femur
noh = neck of humerus
nohl = non organic hearing loss
nomi = non occlusive mesenteric ischemia
nor = nucleolar organizer region
nord = national organization for rare disorders
nos = not otherwise specified
nov = november
np = nasophar airway insertion
np = nasopharyngeal airway insertion
np = near point
np = neuropsychiatric
np = nucleoside phosphorylase deficiency
np = nurse practitioner
npa = nasopharyngeal aspirate
npa = near point accommodation
npc = near point convergence
npcr = national program of cancer registries
npd = narcissistic personality disorder
npd = neodymium pyrocatechin disulfonate
npd = niemann pick disease
npd = no pathologic diagnosis
npdc = neurofibromatosis pheochromocytoma duodenal carcinoid syndrome
npdr = nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy
npe = non protein energy
nph = neutral protamine hagedorn
nph = normal pressure hydrocephalus
npl = no perception of light
npn = non protein nitrogen
npo = nothing by mouth
nppv = noninvasive positive pressure ventilation
nps = nail patella syndrome
npv = negative predictive value
npy = neuropeptide y
nqwmi = non q wave myocardial infarction
nr = near
nr = nerve root
nr = neutral red
nr = no reaction
nr = normal range
nr = nurse
nraf = non rheumatic atrial fibrillation
nrbc = nucleated red blood cell
nrc = national research council
nrh = nodular regenerative hyperplasia
nrom = normal range of motion
nrsa = national research service award
ns = neck stiffness
ns = nephrotic syndrome
ns = nervous system
ns = neurosurgery
ns = normal saline
ns = not sufficient
ns = nuclear sclerosis
nsa = national security agency
nsa = no significant abnormality
nsaid = nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug
nsc = near vision with correction
nsclc = non small cell lung cancer
nsd = nairobi sheep disease
nsd = nana storage disease
nsd = nominal standard dose
nsd = nonsurgical delivery
nsd = normal spontaneous delivery
nsdp = nonsympathetic dependent pain
nse = neuron specific enolase
nse = neurone specific enolase
nsf = national science foundation
nsg = nursing
nsgc = national society of genetic counselors
nsgct = non seminoma germ cell tumor
nsgi = nonspecific genital infection
nshd = nodular sclerosing hodgkin's disease
nsip = non-specific interstitial pneumonitis
nsoh = normal state of health
nsp = non starch polysaccharide
nsr = nasal submucous resection
nsr = normal sinus rhythm
nst = non stress test
nsu = nonspecific urethritis
nsv = nonspecific vaginitis
nsvd = normal spontaneous vaginal delivery
nsy = neurosurgery
nt = nasotracheal
nt = non tender
nt = nucleotide
nt/nd = non tender, non distended
ntd = neural tube defect
ntg = nitroglycerin
ntg = nitroglycerine
ntg = nontoxic goiter
ntis = national technical informational system
ntn = nephrotoxic nephritis
ntng = nontoxic nodular goiter
ntp = national toxicology program
ntp = nitropaste
ntp = nitropatch
ntp = nitroprusside
ntp = normal temperature and pressure
ntp = nucleoside triphosphate
ntpase = nucleoside triphosphatase
ntsc = national television systems committee
nullip = never gave birth
nv = nausea & vomiting
nv = near vision
nva = near visual acuity
nvd = nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
nvd = normal vaginal delivery
nve = neovascularization elsewhere
nvg = neovascular glaucoma
nvi = neovascularization of the iris
nvi = new vessels iris
nvm = subretinal neovascular membrane
nvpc = naphthylvinyl phosphatidylcholine
nwb = non weight bearing
nwts = national wilms tumor study
nx = lymph nodes cannot be, or have not been, microscopically assessed
ny = new york
nyas = new york academy of science
nyd = not yet diagnosed
o = none, without
o = opening
o = oral
o = oxygen
o = pint
o bifurcum = oesophagostomum bifurcum
o brumpti = oesophagostomum brumpti
o circumcincta = ostertagia circumcincta
o&p = ova & parasites
o+p = ova & parasites
o/p = oropharynx
o2 = oxygen
o3 = ozone
oa = esophageal atresia
oa = obstructive apnea
oa = occipital artery
oa = occipitoanterior
oa = occupational asthma
oa = octanoic acid
oa = ocular albinism
oa = old age
oa = oleic acid
oa = optic atrophy
oa = orotic acid
oa = osteoarthritis
oa = osteoarthrosis
oa = ovalbumin
oa = oxalic acid
oa1 = x linked ocular albinism
oabp = organic anion binding protein
oac = oroantral communication
oad = obscure auditory dysfunction
oad = obstructive airway disease
oad = test battery for obscure auditory dysfunction
oae = oto acoustic emission test
oaf = oroantral fistula
oaf = osteoclast activating factor
oafns = oculoauriculofrontonasal syndrome
oap = oncovin, ara c, prednisone
oap = osteoarthropathy
oap-bleo = oncovin, ara c, prednisone, bleomycin
oar = albinism, ocular, autosomal recessive
oasis = hcfa's outcome and assessment information set
oat = ornithine oxo acid aminotransferase deficiency
oav dysplasia = oculoauriculovertebral dysplasia
oavs = oculoauriculovertebral spectrum
ob = esophageal biopsy
ob = obese
ob = obliterative bronchiolitis
ob = obstetrical
ob = obstetrician
ob = obstetrics
ob = occult bleeding
ob = occult blood
ob = olfactory bulb
ob = oligoclonal band
ob = overbite
ob-gyn = obstetrics and gynecology
ob/gyn = obstetrics and gynecology
obgyn = obstetrics and gynecology
obr = ortho bowel routine
obs = observation
obs = organic brain syndrome
obst = obstetrical
obstr = obstructive
oc = oleoresin capsicum
oc = only child
oc = onychocryptosis
oc = optic chiasma
oc = oral contraceptive
oc = organ culture
oc = osteocalcin
oc = ovarian cancer
oca = oculocutaneous albinism
oca = olivopontocerebellar atrophy
oca = oral contraceptive agent
oca = ovarian carcinoma
ocairs = occupational case analysis and interview rating scale
occ = occasional
occ = occipital
occip = occipital
occlus = occlusive
occr = ovarian cancer cluster region
occs = oculocerebrocutaneous syndrome
occup = occupational
ocd = obsessive compulsive disorder
ocd = osteochondritis dissecans
ocg = oral cholecystogram
ocl = oral colonic lavage
ocp = oral contraceptive pill
ocr = oculocephalic reflex
ocrl = lowe oculocerebrorenal syndrome
oct = october
oct = ornithine carbamoyltransferase
oct = oxytocin challenge test
octor = on call to operating room
od = occipital dysplasia
od = occupational disease
od = oculus dexter
od = ollier disease
od = open drainage
od = optic disc
od = optical density
od = osteochondritis dissecans
od = overdose
odap = oxalyldiaminopropionic acid
odc = ornithine decarboxylase
odc = orotidylate decarboxylase
odd dysplasia = oculodentodigital dysplasia
oddd = oculodentodigital dysplasia
odm = ophthalmodynamometry
odnp = octadecaneuropeptide
odpf = osseous dysplasia, digital, with facial pigmentary defects and multiple frenula
odts = organic dust toxic syndrome
oe = otitis externa
oed = oral epithelial dysplasia
oer = oxygen extraction ratio
oett = oral endotracheal tube
oetx = oenanthotoxin
ofc = occipitofrontal circumference
ofd = orofacial digital syndrome
ofe = osteolysis, familial expansile
ofg = orofacial granulomatosis
ofs = occasions for smoking scale
og = esophagogastrectomy
og = oligodendrocyte
og = onychogryphosis
og = orogastric
ogc = oxoglutarate carrier
ogd = esophagogastroduodenoscopy
ogs = opitz g syndrome
ogs = osteogenic sarcoma
ogtt = oral glucose tolerance test
oh = hydroxide
oh = hydroxycorticosteroid
oh = hydroxyl group
oh = hydroxyl radical
oh = obstetric history
oh = occupational health
oh = occupational history
oh = ocular hypertension
oh = ohio
ohc = outer hair cell
ohcc = 25 hydroxycholecalciferol
ohcs = 17 hydroxcorticosteroids
ohd = organic heart disease
ohda = hydroxydopamine
ohe = oral health education
oher = office of health and environmental research
ohf = omsk hemorrhagic fever
ohi = oral hygiene instruction
ohl = oral hairy leukoplakia
ohm = onychomadesis
ohp = hydroxyprogesterone
ohrp = office of human research protection
ohs = overhydrated hereditary stomatocytosis
oht = ocular hypertension
oi = opportunistic infection
oi = opportunistic infections
oi = osteogenesis imperfecta
oic = osteogenesis imperfecta congenita
oint = ointment
oirda = intermittent rhythmic delta activity
oit = osteogenesis imperfecta tarda
oj = orange juice
oj = overjet
ok = odontogenic keratocyst
okn = optieokinetic nystagmus
okn = optokinetic nystagmus
okt10 = ortho kung t10
okt11 = ortho kung t11
okt3 = ortho kung t3
okt4 = ortho kung t4
okt6 = ortho kung t6
okt8 = ortho kung t8
ol = left eye
olb = open lung biopsy
old = occupational lung disease
ole = object linking and embedding
oled = organic light emitting device
olp = oral lichen planus
olt = orthotopic liver transplant
olv = one lung ventilation
om = esophageal manometry
om = occipitomental projection
om = occupational medicine
om = ocular movement
om = onychomycosis
om = osborne mendel rat
om = osteomalacia
om = osteomyelitis
om = osteopathic manipulation
om = otitis media
omad = oncovin, methotrexate, adriamycin, dactinomycin
omc = open mitral commissurotomy
ome = otitis media with effusion
omi = old myocardial infarction
omim = online mendelian inheritance in man
omp = olfactory marker protein
omp = outer membrane protein
ompa = octamethyl pyrophosphoramide
ompa = otitis media, pharyngitis, adenitis
oms = organic mental syndrome
omv = open mitral valvotomy
on = optic neuritis
onc = oncology
onh = optic nerve hypoplasia
onn = o'nyong nyong fever
oob = out of bed
ooh = out of hospital
oop = object oriented programming
oopla = object oriented programming language
oors = oculootoradial syndrome
op = esophageal pressure
op = occipitoposterior position
op = operation
op = operative procedure
op = operator
op = ophthalmology
op = opponens pollicis
op = oropharynx
op = orthostatic proteinuria
op = osmotic pressure
op = osteoporosis
op = outpatient
opa = oropharyngeal airway
opal = oncovin, prednisone, l asparaginase
opc = outpatient clinic
opca = olivopontocerebellar atrophy
opd = otopalatodigital
opd = outpatient department
opem = ophthalmoplegia, external, and myopia
open = oncovin, prednisone, etoposide, novantrone
opg = ocular plethysmography
opg = orthopantomogram
ophi = occupational performance history interview
ophth = ophthalmology
opmd = oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy
opn = operation
opns = operations
opo = organ procurement organization
opp = oncovin, procarbazine, prednisone
oppa = oncovin, procarbazine, prednisone, adriamycin
oprr = office of protection from res risks
oprt = orotate phosphoribosyltransferase
opsi = overwhelming post splenectomy infection
opt = orthopantomogram
opv = oral polio vaccine
or = estrogen receptor
or = oestrogen receptors
or = oocyte retrieval
or = open reduction
or = operating room
or = optic radiation
or = oral rehydration
or-if = open reduction with internal fixation
orb = object request broker
orbc = octadecyl rhodamine b chloride
orf = open reading frame
orif = open reduction and internal fixation
orn = ornithine
ornl = oak ridge national laboratory
ors = oral rehydration salts
ort = operating room technician
ort = oral rehydration therapy
ortho = orthopaedic surgery
os = esophageal spasm
os = mouth
os = occipitosacral
os = oculus sinister
os = opening snap
os = overall survival
osa = obstructive sleep apnea
osbd = oral selective bowel decontamination
oscs = osteopathia striata with cranial sclerosis
osfecn = osmium ferricyanide
osi = open systems interconnection
osm = osmolality
osrc = osteosarcoma
ostm = osteomyelitis
osx = opitz syndrome, x linked
ot = ear
ot = occupational therapist
ot = occupational therapy
ot = old tuberculin
ot = operating theater
ot = optic tract
ota = office of technology assessment
otc = off the case
otc = ornithine transcarbamylase
otc = over the counter
otc = oxytetracycline
otd = oculotrichodysplasia
oto = otolaryngology
oto = otology
oto = otorhinolaryngology
otoh = on the other hand
ots = otosclerosis
ots = us epa office of toxic substances
ott = office of technology transfer
otudp = odontotrichoungual digital palmar syndrome
ou = esophageal ulcer
ou = urine output
ov = esophageal varices
ov = office visit
ovd = occlusal vertical dimension
ovr = oculovestibular reflex
ow = oval window
ox = onychauxic
oxphos = oxidative phosphorylation
oxy = oxygen
oxyhba = oxyhemoglobin a
oxyhbs = oxyhemoglobin s
oz = ounce
p = after
p = para
p = peripheral
p = phosphate
p = phosphorus
p = poise
p = polishing of tooth
p = pressure
p = properdin
p = pulse
p barb = pentobarbital
p elongatum = plasmodium elongatum
p fuliginosa = periplaneta fuliginosa
p gallinaceum = plasmodium gallinaceum
p haemolytica = pasteurella haemolytica
p patulum = penicillium patulum
p s = subglottic pressure
p sativum = pisum sativum
p&a = percussion and auscultation
p&n = psychiatry and neurology
p&pd = percussion and postural drainage
p&v = percussion and vibration
p&v = pyloroplasty and vagotomy
p-a = posteroanterior
p-anca = perinuclear anti neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody
p/c = after meals
p/n = shared care
p/s = peripheral smear
p01 = program project grant
p01 = research program projects
p2 = pulmonary component of second heart sound
p2 = pulmonic second heart sound
p30 = core center grants
p32 = phosphorus 32
p41 = biotechnology resource grant program
p4p = pay for performance
p53 = p53 tumor suppressor
p53 = p53 tumor suppressor genes
pa = panic attack
pa = pantothenic acid
pa = paranoia
pa = pascal
pa = pathologist
pa = pathology
pa = penetrated posteroanterior
pa = perianal
pa = periapical
pa = periodic acid
pa = peripheral arteriosclerosis
pa = pernicious anemia
pa = phenylalanine
pa = phenylalkylamine
pa = phosphatidic acid
pa = phosphoarginine
pa = photoallergy
pa = phthalic anhydride
pa = physician assistant
pa = plasminogen activator
pa = platelet aggregation
pa = polyamine
pa = posteroanterior
pa = prealbumin
pa = primary aldosteronism
pa = primary amenorrhea
pa = proanthocyanidin
pa = procainamide
pa = program announcement
pa = propionic acid
pa = protactinium
pa = protrusio acetabuli
pa = psoriatic arthritis
pa = psychoanalyst
pa = pulmonary artery
pa = pulmonary atresia
pa = puromycin aminonucleoside
pa = pyrrolizidine alkaloid
pa = pyruvic acid
pab = para aminobenzoate
pab = para aminobenzoic acid
pab = premature atrial beat
paba = para aminobenzoic acid
pac = paroxysmal atrial contractions
pac = penicillin acylase
pac = penicillin g acylase
pac = pericarditis arthropathy camptodactyly syndrome
pac = platinol, adriamycin, cyclophosphamide
pac = premature atrial contraction
pac = pressure area care
pace = platinol, adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, etoposide
pachg = program advisory committee on the human genome
paci = partial anterior cerebral circulation infarction
paco2 = partial pressure of carbon dioxide in arterial blood
pacs = picture archiving and communications system
pact = papillary carcinoma of thyroid
pact = partners in augmentative communication training
pacu = post anesthesia care unit
pad = palmar adductors
pad = pulmonary artery diastolic
padgem = platelet activation dependent granule external membrane protein
padl = performance test of activities of daily living
padl = personal activities of daily living
padp = phenylacetic dipalmitate
padp = pulmonary artery diastolic pressure
paeb = procainamide ethobromide
paf = paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
paf = platelet activating factor
pafc = pulmonary artery flotation catheter
page = polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis
pah = para aminohippurate
pah = para aminohippuric acid
pah = phenylalanine hydroxylase deficiency
pah = polyaromatic hydrocarbon
paha = para aminohippuric acid
paho = pan american health organization
pais = psychological adjustment to illness scale
paiv = pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum
pak = p21 activated kinase
pal = peripheral alimentation line
pala = n phosphonoacetyl l aspartate
palc = percutaneous anterolateral cordotomy
palp = palpate, palpated, palpable
palpa = psycholinguistic assess of language proc in aphasia
palpa = psycholinguistic assessments of language processing in aphasia
pals = papillon lefevre syndrome
pals = pediatric advanced life support training course
pam = phenylalanine mustard
pam = postauricular myogenic response
pam = primary acquired melanosis
pam = primary amebic meningoencephalitis
pam = profession allied to medicine
pam = pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis
pame = pre anesthesia medical exam
pamut = pasteurella multocida toxin
pan = periarteritis nodosa
panas = positive and negative affect schedule
panendo = panendoscopy
panin = pancreatic intraepithelial neoplasia
panss = positive and negative syndrome scale
pao = peak gastric acid output
pao2 = arterial oxygen pressure
paod = peripheral arterial occlusive disease
paop = pulmonary artery occlusion pressure
pap = acid phosphatase,prostatic
pap = papanicolaou
pap = peroxidase antiperoxidase
pap = positive airway pressure
pap = primary atypical pneumonia
pap = prostatic acid phosphatase
pap = pulmonary alveolar proteinosis
pap = pulmonary artery pressure
pap smear = papanicolaou smear
papb = polyaminopropylbiguanide
pappa = pregnancy associated plasma protein a
papsc = pyrrole aldehyde phenyl semicarbazone
papvc = partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection
papvd = partial anomalous pulmonary venous drainage
papvr = partial anomalous pulmonary venous return
parc = poikiloderma, alopecia, retrognathism, and cleft palate
paren = parenterally
parox = paroxysmal
parr = post anesthesia recovery room
paru = post anesthesia recovery unit
pas = para aminosalicylic acid
pas = paraaminosalicylic acid
pas = periodic acid schiff
pas = peripheral anterior synechia
pas = pulmonary artery stenosis
pas = pulmonary artery systolic
pas reaction = periodic acid schiff reaction
pasat = paced auditory stimulation test
pasd = periodic acid schiff with diastase
pasg = pneumatic antishock garment
pat = paroxysm atrial tachycardia
pat = paroxysmal atrial tachycardia
pat = pregnancy at term
patco = prednisone, ara c, thioguanine, cyclophosphamide, oncovin
path = pathology
pathol = pathology
patsat = patient satisfaction score
pau = postmenopausal atrophic urethritis
pau = pstmenop atroph urethrts
pavsd = pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect
pawp = pulmonary artery wedge pressure
pb = lead
pb = paul bunnell test
pb = peripheral blood
pb = petrous bone
pb = phenobarbitol
pbam = primary bile acid malabsorption
pbc = primary biliary cirrhosis
pbch = polyclonal polymorphic b cell hyperplasia
pbcl = monoclonal/oligoclonal polymorphic b cell lymphoma
pbd = bronchopulmonary dysplasia
pbd = proliferative breast disease
pbde = pentabromodiphenyl ether
pbf = pulmonary blood flow
pbg = porphobilinogen
pbi = penile brachial index
pbi = protein bound iodine
pbk = pseudophakia bullous keratopathy
pbl = peripheral blood lymphocyte
pbli = peripheral blood labeling index
pbm = phytobacteriomycin
pbma = polybutyl methacrylate
pbmc = patient's peripheral blood mononuclear cells
pbmpf = pyrenebutylmethylphosphonofluoridate
pbn = phenylbutylnitrone
pbp = progressive bulbar palsy
pbpc = peripheral blood progenitor cells
pbr = post birthing room
pbsc = peripheral blood stem cell
pbt = piebald trait
pbv = platinol, bleomycin, vinblastine
pbx = punch biopsy
pc = after meals
pc = correction of pectus carinatum
pc = correctn pectus carinatum
pc = percent
pc = pericard acupunct points
pc = pericardium acupuncture points
pc = personal computer
pc = personal computer, usually reserved for ibm pc's and their clones
pc = phosphatidyl choline
pc = phosphocreatine
pc = piece
pc = platelet concentrate
pc = platelet count
pc = portal cirrhosis
pc = post cibum
pc = post crown
pc = postcricoid
pc = posterior chamber
pc = posterior colporrhaphy
pc = potential complication
pc = professional corporation
pc = pus cells
pc = pyruvate carboxylase
pc = pyruvate carboxylase deficiency
pc deficiency = pyruvate carboxylase deficiency
pca = parachloroamphetamine
pca = passive cutaneous anaphylaxis
pca = patient cancelled appointment
pca = patient controlled analgesia
pca = percutaneous angioplasty
pca = postanesthesia care unit
pca = posterior cerebral artery
pca = posterior communicating artery
pca = principal component analysis
pcb = polychlorinated biphenyl
pcb = polychlorinated biphenyls
pcb = postcoital bleeding
pcb = procarbazine
pcbs = polychlorinated biphenyls
pcc = pheochromocytoma
pcc = poison control center
pcc = propionyl coa carboxylase deficiency
pcd = primary ciliary dyskinesia
pcdd = polychlorinated dibenzodioxin
pce = platinol, cyclophosphamide, eldisine
pcf = posterior cranial fossa
pcfr = polycationic ferritin receptor
pch = paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria
pci = pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis
pci = protein c inhibitor
pciol = posterior chamber intraocular lens
pck = phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase
pck = polycystic kidney disease
pcl = percutaneous lithotripsy of renal calculus
pcl = plasma cell leukaemia
pcl = plasma cell leukemia
pcl = posterior cruciate ligament
pcl = primary congenital lymphedema
pcld = polycystic liver disease
pcm = protein calorie malnutrition
pcmb = parachloromercuribenzoate
pcmx = parachlorometaxylenol
pcn = penicillin
pcn = percutaneous nephrolithotomy
pcn = percutaneous nephrostomy
pcn = primary care nurse
pcna = peripheral cell nuclear antigen
pcna = proliferating cell nuclear antigen
pcnb = pentachloronitrobenzene
pcnl = percutaneous nephrolithotomy
pcnsl = primary cns lymphoma
pco = polycystic ovaries
pco = polycystic ovary
pco2 = carbon dioxide partial pressure
pcod = polycystic ovarian disease
pcom = posterior communicating artery
pcos = polycystic ovarian syndrome
pcp = p chlorophenylalanine
pcp = pentachlorophenol
pcp = phencyclidine
pcp = pneumocystis carinii pneumonia
pcp = posterior colpoperineorrhaphy
pcp = primary care physician
pcpa = p chlorophenylalanine
pcpa = parachlorophenylalanine
pcr = phosphocreatine
pcr = plasma creatinine
pcr = polymerase chain reaction
pcr = protein catabolic rate
pcs = pieces
pcs = portacaval shunt
pct = papillary thyroid carcinoma
pct = photochemotherapy
pct = porphyria cutanea tarda
pct = prism cover test
pcta = pentachlorothioanisole
pctfe = polychlorotrifluoroethylene
pctl = percutaneous transluminal
pctsib = pediatric clinical test of sensory integration
pcv = packed cell volume
pcv = parietal cell vagotomy
pcv = polycythemia vera
pcv = postcapillary venule
pcv = pressure controlled ventilation
pcvc = percutaneous venous catheter
pcwp = pulmonary capillary wedge pressure
pcxr = portable chest x ray
pcy = plastocyanin
pd = palladium
pd = pancreatic duct
pd = parkinson's disease
pd = perceptive deafness
pd = peritoneal dialysis
pd = police department
pd = postural drainage
pd = progressive disease
pd = pupillary distance, peritoneal dialysis
pda = patent ductus arteriosus
pda = persistent developmental avoidance
pda = personal digital assistant
pda = post descending artery
pda = posterior descending artery
pdb = paget disease of bone
pdb = paradichlorobenzene
pdc = paroxysmal dystonic choreoathetosis
pdc = pyruvate dehydrogenase complex
pdd = pervasive development disorder
pdd = pervasive developmental disorder
pddr = pseudovit d def rickets
pddr = pseudovitamin d deficiency rickets
pde = phosphodiesterase
pde = pulsed doppler echocardiography
pdf = prostate derived factor
pdgf = platelet derived growth factor
pdh = pyruvate dehydrogenase
pdh = pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency
pdhc = pyruvate dehydrogenase complex
pdhc deficiency = pyruvate dehydrogenase complex deficiency
pdl = poorly differentiated lymphocytic lymphoma
pdl = pulsed dye laser
pdmpa = pinacolyl dimethylphosphinate
pdms = patient data management system
pdn = private duty nurse
pdp = pachydermoperiostosis
pdph = post dural puncture headache
pdq = physician data query
pdq = physician data query information from national cancer institute
pdr = physician's desk reference
pdr = pigmentary disorder, reticulate, with systemic manifestations
pdr = post delivery recovery
pdr = powder
pdr = proliferative diabetic retinopathy
pds = polydiaxanone sutures
pdt = photodynamic therapy
pdtc = pyrrolidine dithiocarbamate
pdv = patent ductus venosus
pdw = platelet distribution width
pe = correction of pectus excavatum
pe = dolichol acyltransferase
pe = paralysis agitans
pe = phosphatidylethanolamine
pe = physical exam
pe = plasma exchange
pe = pleural effusion
pe = poached egg
pe = pre eclampsia
pe = pulmonary edema
pe = pulmonary embolectomy
pe = pulmonary embolism
pea = pulseless electrical activity
pearl = pupils equal and reacting to light
peb = platinol, etoposide, bleomycin
pec = platinol, etoposide, cyclophosphamide
pecam = platelet endothelial cell adhesion molecule
peco2 = expired partial pressure of carbon dioxide
pecoma = perivascular epithelioid cell tumor
ped = pediatrics
ped = pigment epithelial detachment
pediatr = pediatric
peds = pediatrics
peep = positive end expiratory pressure
peepo = papular eruption with elimination of papillary edema
pef = peak expiratory flow
pefr = peak expiratory flow rate
peg = percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
peg = pneumoencephalogram
peg = pneumoencephalography
peg = polyethylene glycol
pei = polyethyleneimine
pej = percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy
pel = permissible exposure level
pel = primary effusion lymphoma
pem = polymorphic epithelial mucin
pem = protein energy malnutrition
pemt = phosphatidylethanolamine methyltransferase
pen = penicillin
pep = parietal epithelial cell
pep = phosphoenolpyruvate
pep = polymorphic eruption of pregnancy
pep = positive expiratory pressure
pep = procytox, epipodophyllotoxin derivative, prednisolone
pep = protein electrophoresis
pep carboxykinase = phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase
pepck = phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase deficiency
per = through
per os = by mouth
percut = percutaneous
perfusn = perfusion
perg = pattern electroretinography
peri = perineal
peri = perineum
periph = peripheral
perl = practical extraction report language
perl = pupils equal, react to light
perla = pupils equal, react to light & accommodation
perla = pupils equal, react to light and accommodation
perm = permanent
perm sect = permanent section
perrl = pupils equal, round, and reactive to light
perrla = pupils equal, round, and reactive to light and accomodation
pes = programmed electrical stimulation
pesa = percutaneous sperm aspiration
pesis = prejudicial evaluation and social interaction scale
pess = post enucleation socket syndrome
pet = peritoneal equilibration test
pet = positron emission tomography
pet = pre eclamptic toxemia
pf = palpebral fissure
pf = pemphigus foliaceous
pf = posterior fontanelle
pf = pred forte
pf = pulmonary fibrosis
pf = push fluids
pfa = profunda femoris artery
pfbbr = pentafluorobenzyl bromide
pfboa = pentafluorobenzyloxylamine
pfc = perfluorocarbon
pfc = persistent fetal circulation
pfct = cooper personalized fluency control therapy
pfd = polyostotic fibrous dysplasia
pfe = pelvic floor exercises
pfex = pelvic floor exercises
pffd = proximal femoral focal deficiency
pffin = pseudo free field speech in noise test
pfge = pulsed field gel electrophoresis
pfge = pulsed field gel electrophresis
pfj = patellofemoral joint
pfk = muscle phosphofructokinase deficiency
pfk = phosphofructokinase
pfl = platinum, 5 fluorouracil, leucovorin calcium
pfm = peak flow meter
pfo = patent foram ovale
pfo = patent foramen ovale
pfob = perfluoroctylbromide
pfosa = perfluorooctane sulfonic acid
pfp = partial fundoplication
pfp = pore forming protein
pfphfa = perfluoroperhydrofluoranthene
pfr = peak flow rate
pfr = pelvic floor repair
pfr = prism fusion range
pft = phenylalanine mustard, 5 fluorouracil, tamoxifen
pft = pulmonary function test
pftt = pediatric failure to thrive
pg = pentagastrin
pg = pepsinogen
pg = peptidoglycan
pg = phosphatidylglycerol
pg = phosphoglyceride
pg = picogram
pg = plant genome
pg = pregnant
pg = prostaglandin
pg = pyogenic granuloma
pg1 = pepsinogen 1
pga = pepsinogen a
pga = polyglandular autoimmune syndrome
pga = polyglandular autoimmune syndrome type ii
pga = prostaglandin a
pga = pteroylglutamic acid
pgae = propylene glycol alginate ester
pgbx = prostaglandin bx
pgcg = peripheral giant cell granuloma
pgcmk = pyroglutamic acid chloromethyl ketone
pgcms = philadelphia geriatric center morale scale
pgd2 = prostaglandin d2
pgdmk = pyroglutamyl diazomethyl ketone
pge = prostaglandin e
pge1 = prostaglandin e1
pge2 = prostaglandin e2
pge2 azidophenacyl ester = prostaglandin e2 azidophenacyl ester
pgf = prostaglandin f
pgf2 = prostaglandin f2
pgf2 alpha = prostaglandin f2 alpha
pgg2 = prostaglandin g2
pggp = poly
pgh = pituitary growth hormone
pgh2 = prostaglandin h2
pgi2 = epoprostenol
pgi2 = prostacyclin
pgi2 = prostaglandin i2
pgk = phosphoglycerokinase
pgl = persistent generalized lymphadenopathy
pgm = prostaglandin m
pgme = propylene glycol methyl ether
pgn = proliferative glomerulonephritis
pgoa = primary generalised osteoarthritis
pgp = prepaid group practice
pgpase = phosphatidylglycerophosphatase
pgpms = polyglycidoxy propyl methyl siloxane
pgr = progesterone receptor
pgr = pulse generated run off
pgv = proximal gastric vagotomy
pgx = epoprostenol
pgy = postgraduate year
ph = partial hepatectomy
ph = peliosis hepatis
ph = per hydrion
ph = personal history
ph = pharmacopeia
ph = philadelphia
ph = pinhole
ph = prostatic hyertrophy
ph = pulmonary hypertension
pha = phytohemagglutinin
pha depolymerase = polyhydroxyalkanoate depolymerase
phaa = pseudohypoaldosteronism
pharm = pharmacy
pharma = pharmacy industry
phc = primary health care
phca = polyhexyl cyanoacrylate
phct = refer to member of primary healthcare team
phd = doctor of philosophy
phd = pulmonary heart disease
phe = phenylalanine
phep = posterior helical ear pits
phf = paired helical filament
phhi = persistent hyperinsulinaemic hypoglycemia of infancy
phhi = persistent hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia of infancy
phk = hepatic phosphorylase kinase deficiency
phls = public health laboratory service
phm = partial hydatidiform mole
phmgu = polyhexamethyleneguanidine
phn = post herpetic neuralgia
phn = public health nurse
pho = photographer
phos = phosphate
php = partial hospitalization
php = pseudohypoparathyroidism
phpv = persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous
phpx = panhypopituitarism, x linked
phrt = procarbazine, hydroxyurea, radiotherapy
phs = pallister hall syndrome
phs = public health service
pht = phenytoin
pht = portal hypertension
pht = pulmonary hypertension
phy = physostigmine
phylum arthropoda = arthropods
phys = physical
pi = peripheral iridectomy
pi = phosphoinositol
pi = present illness
pi = propidium iodide
pi = pulmonary infarction
pi = pulmonic insufficiency
pi = pulsatility index
pia = platinol, ifosfamide, adriamycin
pica = posterior inferior cerebellar artery
picc = peripherally inserted central catheter
picl = pinacolyl methylphosphonochloridate
pico2 = inspired partial pressure of carbon dioxide
picp = procollagen type i carboxylpropeptide
picu = pulmonary intensive care unit
pid = acute pelvic inflammatory disease
pid = pelvic inflammatory disease
pid = pro lapsed intervertebral disc
pid = prolapsed intervertebral disc
pids = primary immunodeficiencies
pie = perinatal pulmonary interstitial emphysema
pie = pulmonary infiltration eosinophilia
pif = prolactin inhibiting factor
pif = proliferation inhibitory factor
pih = pregnancy induced hypertension
pihca = polyisohexylcyanoacrylate
piis = posterior inferior iliac spine
pil = peripheral intravenous line
pim = post infective malabsorption
pin = penile intraepithelial neoplasia
pin = pressure induced nystagmus
pin = prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia
pip = proximal interphalangeal joint
pipj = proximal interphalangeal joint
piplc = phosphoinositol specific phospholipase c
pir = protein information resource
pit = pitocin
piv = peripheral iv
pivd = prolapsed intervertebral disc
pj = pancreaticojejunostomy
pjc = porcelain jacket crown
pjc = premature junctional complex
pjrt = permanent junctional reciprocating tachycardia
pjs = peutz jehgers syndrome
pk = penetrating keratoplasty
pk = pericardial knock
pk = pharmacokinetic
pk = pneumoconiosis
pk = protein kinase
pk = pyruvate kinase
pka = protein kinase a
pkc = paroxysmal kinesigenic choreoathetosis
pkc = protein kinase c
pkd = polycystic kidney disease
pkdl = post kala azar dermal leishmanioid
pkdts = polycystic kidney disease, infantile severe, with tuberous sclerosis
pkhd = polycystic kidney and hepatic disease
pkig = protein kinase inhibitor gamma
pkip = protein kinase inhibitor peptide
pkp = penetrating keratoplasty
pku = phenylketonurea
pku = phenylketonuria
pl = palmaris longus
pl = partial lower
pl = pediatric level
pl = perception of light
pl = phospholipid
pl = posterolateral
pl = preferential looking test
pla = pityriasis lichenoides acuta
pla = plasma cell
plac = placenta
plb = pursed lip breathing
plc = phospholipase c
plc = pityriasis lichenoides chronica
pld = phospholipase d
pld = polycystic liver disease
pld = polymorphic lymphoproliferative disorder
ple = polymorphic light eruption
ple = polymorphous light eruption
ple = protein losing enteropathy
pled = periodic lateralized electrical discharge
pleds = periodic lateralised epileptiform discharges
pleva = pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta
plf = placental isoferritin
plf = posterior lumbar fusion
plg = plasminogen
plif = posterolateral interbody fusion
pll = prolymphocytic leukaemia
pll = prolymphocytic leukemia
plnd = pelvic lymph node dissection
plnr = perilobular nephrogenic rests
plo = perceives light only
plott = diagnostic speech discrimination test
pls = phantom limb pain syndrome
pls = primary lateral sclerosis
plt = platelet
pm = afternoon
pm = passive movements
pm = petit mal
pm = poliomyelitis
pm = polymyositis
pm = post meridian
pm = posterior malleolus
pm = posteromedial
pm = postmortem
pm = prednimustine
pm&r = physical medicine and rehabilitation
pma = phenylmercuric acetate
pma = phorbol myristate acetate
pma = phosphomolybdic acid
pma = progressive muscular atrophy
pmaa = polymethacrylic acid
pmax = peak inspiratory pressure
pmb = parahydroxymercuribenzoate
pmb = platinol, methotrexate, bleomycin
pmb = polymyxin b
pmb = postmenopausal bleeding
pmbn = polymyxin b nonapeptide
pmc = pseudomembranous colitis
pmd = pelizaeus merzbacher disease
pmd = private medical doctor
pmd = progressive muscular dystrophy
pmdnt = pasteurella multocida dermonecrotic toxin
pme = progressive myoclonic epilepsy
pmf = phenylalanine mustard, methotrexate, 5 fluorouracil
pmf = progressive massive fibrosis
pmfac = prednisone, methotrexate, 5 fluorouracil, adriamycin, cyclophosphamide
pmh = past medical history
pmhx = past medical history
pmi = point of maximal impulse
pmi = posterior myocardial infarction
pml = polymorphonuclear leukocyte
pml = posterior mitral leaflet
pml = premature labor
pml = progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
pml = promyelocytic leukemia
pmle = polymorphous light eruption
pmle = progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
pmn = polymorphonuclear leukocyte
pmnl = polymorphonuclear leukocyte
pmol = picomole
pmp = pseudosarcomatous myofibroblastic proliferations
pmpa = pinacolyl methylphosphonic acid
pmr = palmomental reflex
pmr = polymyalgia rheumatica
pms = premenstrual syndrome
pmt = pacemaker mediated tachycardia
pmt = premenstrual tension
pmv = paramyxovirus
pmv = prolapsed mitral valve
pn = pain
pn = parenteral nutrition
pn = penicillin
pn = periarteritis nodosa
pn = peripheral nerve
pn = peripheral neuropathy
pn = phrenic nerve
pn = pneumonia
pn = polyneuropathy
pn = poorly nourished
pn = positional nystagmus
pn = postnatal
pn = practical nurse
pn = primary nurse
pn = progress note
pn = pyelonephritis
pn = pyridine nucleotide
pna = partial nail avulsion
pna = peanut agglutinin
pnc = postnecrotic cirrhosis
pnc = prenatal clinic, premature nodal contraction
pnd = paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
pnd = perinatal death
pnd = postnasal drip
pne = peripheral neuroepithelioma
pnem = paraneoplastic encephalomyelitis antigen
pnet = primitive neuroectodermal tumor
pneumo = pneumothorax
pnf = proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation technique
pnh = paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria
pni = peripheral nerve injury
pnkd = paroxysmal nonkinesigenic dyskinesia
pnnl = pacific northwest national laboratory
pnoc = prepronociceptin
pnp = pancreatic polypeptide
pnp = para nitrophenol
pnp = pediatric nurse practitioner
pnp = peripheral neuropathy
pnp = pneumoperitoneum
pnp = polyneuropathy
pnp = purine nucleoside phosphorylase
pns = carcinoma in situ of postnasal space
pns = parasympathetic nervous system
pns = peripheral nerve stimulator
pns = peripheral nervous system
pnuts = putative protein phosphatase 1 nuclear
pnv = prenatal vitamin
pnx = pneumothorax
po = parietal operculum
po = per oral
po = period of onset
po = posterior
po = postoperative
po2 = oxygen partial pressure
po2 = partial pressure of oxygen
po4 = phosphate
poa = pancreatic oncofetal antigen
poa = preoptic area
poa = primary optic atrophy
poad = premature occlusive arterial disease
poag = primary open angle glaucoma
poc = products of conception
poca = prednisone, oncovin, cytarabine, adriamycin
pocc = procarbazine, oncovin, cyclophosphamide, ccnu
pod = perioral dermatitis
pod = pouch of douglas
pods = probability of death score
poe = point of entry
poea = polyoxyethyleneamine
poems = polyneuropathy organomegaly endocrinopathy monoclonal and skin changes
poems = programmable oto acoustic emissions
pof = premature ovarian failure
pofd = polyostotic fibrous dysplasia
pog = pediatric oncology group
pohs = presumed oc histo syndr
pohs = presumed ocular histoplasmosis syndrome
poi = post operative instructions
poj = pharyngo esophageal junction
poj = pharyngo oesophageal junction
pol = accurate projection
pol = inaccurate projection
pol = perception of light
pol = polish
pol = politician
pol = premature onset of labor
polip = polyneuropathy, ophthalmoplegia, leukoencephalopathy, and intestinal pseudoobstruction
polst = physician's orders for life sustaining treatment
polydmo = polydecamethylene oxide
polyhmo = polyhexamethylene oxide
polyomo = polyoctamethylene oxide
polys = polymorphonuclear leukocytes
polytmo = polytetramethylene oxide
pomp = prednisone, oncovin, methotrexate, purinethol
pomr = problem oriented medical record
poms = profile of mood states
pon = paraoxonase
ponv = postoperative nausea and vomiting
pop = applying plaster of paris
pop = persistent occipitoposterior position
pop = plaster of paris
popd = phenylephrine oxazolidine prodrug
poplit = popliteal
por = patient oriented research
porp = partial ossicular replacement prosthesis
pos = positive
posit = positional
posn = position
post = peritoneal ovum and sperm transfer
post = post mortem
post = posterior
post op = postoperative
postop = postoperative
potas = potassium
pp = pancreatic polypeptide
pp = paper point for endodontic treatment
pp = placenta praevia
pp = pneumoperitoneum
pp = post prandial
pp = postpartum
pp = presenting part
ppa = pepsin a
ppa = phenylpropanolamine
ppa = phenylpyruvic acid
ppa = polyphosphoric acid
ppa = postpartum amenorrhea
ppa = postpill amenorrhea
ppac = arthropathy, progressive pseudorheumatoid, of childhood
ppar = peroxisome proliferator activated receptor
ppb = parts per billion
ppbs = post prandial blood sugar
ppc = primary peritoneal carcinoma
ppcra = pigmented paravenous chorioretinal atrophy
ppd = packs per day
ppd = paraphenylenediamine
ppd = pervasive devel disorder
ppd = pervasive developmental disorder
ppd = postpartum day
ppd = purified protein derivative
ppe = postpartum endometritis
ppecs = pragmatics profile of early communication skills
ppf = plasma protein fraction
ppf = protein plasma fractional
ppg = photoplethysmography
pph = parts per hundred
pph = postpartum hemorrhage
pph = primary pulmonary hypertension
pphn = persistent pulmonary hypertension in newborn
ppht = primary pulm hyperten
ppht = primary pulmonary hypertension
ppi = obs present pain intens
ppi = observation of present pain intensity
ppiep = phosphatidylinositol exchange protein
ppks = keratosis palmoplantaris striata
pplo = pleuropneumonia like organism
ppm = parts per million
ppmd = posterior polymorphous dystrophy
ppn = parenteral peripheral nutrition
ppn = peripheral vein parenteral nutrition
ppnad = primary pigmented nodular adrenocortical disease
ppng = penicillinase producing neisseria gonorrheae
ppng = penicillinase producing neisseria gonorrhoeae
ppo = preferred provider organization
ppp = human pancreatic polypeptide
ppp = palatopharyngoplasty
ppp = palmoplantar pustulosis
ppp = pancreatic polypeptide
ppp = pentose phosphate pathway
ppp = platelet poor plasma
ppp = primary proliferative polycythaemia
ppp = primary proliferative polycythemia
pppg = post prandial plasma glucose
pppp = pneumococcal purpura producing principle
pppp = porokeratosis punctata palmaris et plantaris
pprom = prolonged premature rupture of membranes
pps = pelvic pain syndrome
pps = peripheral pulmonary stenosis
pps = popliteal pterygium syndrome
pps = postpump syndrome
ppsh = pseudovaginal perineoscrotal hypospadias
ppt = parts per trillion
ppt = pneumoperitoneum
ppt = precipitation
ppt = prolonged prothrombin time
pptb = polypyrimidine tract binding protein
pptl = postpartum tubal ligation
ppv = pars plana vitrectomy
ppv = patent processus vaginalis
ppv = peripheral positional vertigo
ppv = pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine
ppv = positive predictive value
ppv = positive pressure ventilation
ppvl = prosthetic paravalvular leak
ppvt = peabody picture vocabulary test
pr = partial response
pr = per rectum
pr = pityriasis rosea
pr = plantar reflex
pr = praseodymium
pr = progesterone receptor
pr = pulmonary regurgitation
pr = pulse rate
pr-3 = proteinase 3 antibody
pr1 = parity 1
pr2 = parity 2
pr3 = parity 3
pr4 = parity 4
pr5 = parity 5
pr6 = parity 6
pra = patient record architecture
pra = phosphoribosylamine
prb = rectal bleeding
prbc = packed #000066 blood cells
prbc = packed red blood cells
prdl = prednisolone
prds = pitt rogers danks syndrome
pre = progressive resistive exercise
pre-op = preoperative
pred = prednisone
prem = premature
prembp = premaltose binding protein
preop = preoperative
prep = preparation
preprovip = preprovasoactive intestinal peptide
preprovp = preprovasopressin
pres = presentation
pres = pressure
prev = previous
prf = pontine reticular formation
prf = prolactin releasing factor
prg = progesterone
prim = primary
prim&r = public responsibility in medicine & research
prime = procarbazine, ifosfamide, methotrexate
primip = first pregnancy
primr = public responsibility in medicine and research
prism = pediatric risk of mortality
prism = profile in semantics
prk = photorefractive keratectomy
prkn = prone kneeling
prl = prolactin
prm = according to circumstances
prm = polymyalgia rheumatica
prn = as needed
pro = professional
pro = prothrombin
proanf = proatrial natriuretic factor
probe = primer oligo base extension
proc = procedure
procto = proctoscopy
prod = productive
prog = prognosis
prog = program
prolif = proliferative
prom = passive range of motion
prom = premature rupture of membranes
pron = pronator
propionyl coa carboxylase = propionyl coenzyme a carboxylase
pros = prostate
prost = pronuclear stage transfer
prost = pronuclear stage tubal transfer
prosth = prosthesis
prot = protein, protestant
protime = prothrombin time
prp = pityriasis rubra pilaris
prp = platelet rich plasma
prp = prion protein
prre = pupils round regular equal
prstn = performance reception speech threshold in noise test
prt = prism reflection test
pru = peripheral resistance unit
prv = polycythaemia rubra vera
prv = polycythemia rubra vera
ps = paradoxical sleep
ps = phosphatidylserine
ps = plastic surgery
ps = posterior synechiae
ps = prescription
ps = pressure support
ps = psychotic
ps = pubic symphysis
ps = pulmonary stenosis
ps = pyloric stenosis
psa = posterior superior alveolar
psa = prostate specific antigen
psap = prostate specific acid phosphatase
psap = prostatic specific acid phosphatase
psarp = posterior sagittal anorectoplasty
psbg = pregnancy specific beta 1 glycoprotein
psbo = partial small bowel obstruction
psc = posterior subcapsular cataract
psc = primary sclerosing cholangitis
pscc = post semicircular canal
pscc = posterior semicircular canal
psclo = posterior subcapsular lens opacities
pscp = papillary serous carcinoma of the peritoneum
pscr = peripheral stem cell rescue
psct = peripheral stem cell transplant
psdb = posterior superior dental nerve block
pse = portosystemic encephalopathy
psek = progressive symmetric erythrokeratodermia
psf = posterior spinal fusion
psf = ptb splicing factor
psgag = polysulfated glycosaminoglycan
psgn = post streptococcal glomerulonephritis
psgn = post streptococcal gn
psh = past surgical history
psi = perceptions of stuttering inventory
psi = pounds per square inch
psis = post super iliac spine
psis = posterior superior iliac spine
psl = parasternal line
psl = prednisolone
psm = pansystolic murmur
psm = presystolic murmur
psma = progressive spinal muscular atrophy
psp = paralytic shellfish poisoning
psp = parathyroid secretory protein
psp = phenolsulfonphthalein
psp = phosphoserine phosphatase
psp = prednisolone sodium phosphate
psp = progressive supranuclear palsy
psp = pseudopregnancy
pss = perceived stress scale
pss = progressive systemic sclerosis
pst = paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia
pst = primary, secondary, and tertiary
psti = pancreatic secretory trypsin inhibitor
psvs = portosystemic venous shunt
psvt = paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia
psw = psychiatric social worker
psych = psychiatry
psych = psychology
pt = paroxysmal tachycardia
pt = part
pt = partial thickness
pt = patch test
pt = patient
pt = payment
pt = phage type
pt = physical therapy
pt = physical therapy, posterior tibial artery pulse
pt = physiotherapist
pt = physiotherapy
pt = pint
pt = pneumothorax
pt = port
pt = posterior tibial
pt = pregnancy test
pt = prothrombin
pt = prothrombin time
pt = pulmonary trunk
pt-lpd = post transplantation lymphoproliferative disorders
pta = factor 11
pta = percutaneous transluminal angioplasty
pta = persistent truncus arteriosus
pta = plasma thromboplastin antecedent
pta = post traumatic amnesia
pta = posterior tibial artery
pta = prior to admission
pta = pure tone audiometry
ptafr = platelet activating factor receptor
ptan = palmitoyl tuberactinamine n
ptb = patellar tendon bearing
ptb = pulmonary tuberculosis
ptc = factor 9 complex
ptc = papillary thyroid carcinoma
ptc = percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography
ptc = plasma thromboplastin component
ptc = post tetanic count
ptca = percutaneous transhepatic cholangiogram
ptca = percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
ptcaf = phenylthiocarbamylaminofluorescein
ptd = prior to delivery
ptdins = phosphatidylinositol
ptdins = phosphoinositide
pte = post traumatic epilepsy
pte = private
pte = pulmonary thromboembolism
ptf = patient treatment file is a national inpatient discharge
ptfe = polytetrafluoroethylene
ptgc = progressive transformation of germinal centers
pth = parathyroid hormone
pthrp = parathyroid hormone related protein
ptl = preterm labor
ptld = post transplant lymphoproliferative disorder
ptlpd = post transplantation lymphoproliferative disorders
ptma = phenyltrimethylammonium
pto = patent and trade office
ptpase = protein tyrosine phosphatase
ptrn = patron
ptsd = posttraumatic stress disorder
ptt = part thromboplastin time
ptt = partial thromboplastin time
ptt = prothrombin time
pttg = pituitary tumor transforming gene
ptu = propylthiouracil
ptv = planning target volume
ptx = pentoxifylline
ptx = picrotoxinin
ptx = pneumothorax
pu = partial upper denture
pu = peptic ulcer
pu = plutonium
pu = pregnancy urine
pu = prostatic urethra
pu = purine
pu = purple
pubs = percut umb bl sampling
pubs = percutaneous umbilical blood sampling
pud = peptic ulcer disease
pud = pulmonary disease
puf = high polyunsaturated fat diet
puf = low polyunsaturated fat diet
puf = polyunsaturated fat intake
puf = polyunsaturated fat requirement
puf = polyunsaturated fat supplementation
puf = recommended polyunsaturated fat intake
pufa = polyunsaturated fatty acid
puj = pelviureteric junction
pujo = pelviureteric junction obstruction
pulm = pulmonary
pulm = pulmonic
pulmon = pulmonary
puo = pelviureteric obstruction
puo = pyrexia of unknown origin
puppp = prurutic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy
pur = polyurethane
pur = purple
pur = purulent
puv = posterior urethral valve
puva = psoralen plus ultraviolet light a
puva therapy = psoralen ultraviolet a therapy
pv = parvovirus
pv = pemphigus vulgaris
pv = per vaginam
pv = pityriasis versicolor
pv = plasma viscosity
pv = plasma volume, peripheral vascular
pv = polycythemia vera
pv = portal vein
pv = pulmonary valve
pv = pulmonary valvotomy
pv = pulmonary vein
pva = polyvinyl acetate
pva = polyvinyl alcohol
pvb = platinol, vinblastine, bleomycin
pvb = premature ventricular beat
pvc = polyvinyl chloride
pvc = premature ventricular complex
pvc = premature ventricular contraction
pvcs = premature ventricular complexes
pvd = peripheral vascular disease
pvd = post vagotomy diarrhea
pvd = post vagotomy diarrhoea
pvd = post vitreous detachment
pvd = posterior vitreous detachment
pvd = pulmonary valve disease
pvd = pulmonary vascular disease
pvda = prednisone, vincristine, daunorubicin, asparaginase
pvdf = polyvinylidene difluoride
pve = prosth valv endocarditis
pve = prosthetic valve endocarditis
pvep = pattern visual evoked potentials
pver = pattern vis evok respon
pver = pattern visual evoked responses
pvfs = postviral fatigue syndrome
pvi = peripheral vascular insufficiency
pvl = periventricular leukomalacia
pvn = paraventricular nucleus
pvns = pigmented villonodular synovitis
pvp = platinol vp 16
pvp = pulmonary valvuloplasty
pvp i = povidone iodine
pvr = peripheral vascular resistance
pvr = post void residual
pvr = proliferative vitreal retinopathy
pvr = pulmonary valve regurgitation
pvr = pulmonary valve replacement
pvr = pulmonary vascular resistance
pvr = pulse volume record
pvri = pulmonary vascular resistance index
pvrr = pulmonary valve re replacement
pvs = perivascular space
pvs = persistent vegetative state
pvs = premature ventricular systole
pvs = pulmonary valve stenosis
pvt = paroxysmal ventricular tachycardia
pvt = portal vein thrombosis
pw = pulsed wave ultrasonic doppler
pw bolt = dental precision attachment
pw split bolt = dental precision attachment
pwb = partial weight bearing
pwb% = partial weight bearing with percent
pwd = powder
pwi = posterior wall infarction
pwm = pokeweed mitogen
pwm =pokeweed mitogen
pwmi = posterior wall myocardial infarction
pwp = pulmonary wedge pressure
pws = port wine stain
pws = prader willi syndrome
px = peroxidase
px = physical examination
px = pneumothorax
px = prognosis
pxa = pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma
pxe = pseudoxanthoma elasticum
pxf = pseudoexfoliation of lens capsule
pz = pancreozymin
pza = pyrazinamide
pza = pyrazoloacridine
pzi = protamine zinc insulin
q = cardiac output
q = coenzyme q
q = coulomb
q = every
q = glutamine
q = perfusion
q = qualitative
q = quantitative
q = quantity
q = queensland
q = quinacrine
q = quinidine
q = quinone
q&a = question and answer
q10 = ubiquinone
q15 = every 15 minutes
q2h = every two hours
q4h = every four hours
q6h = every six hours
qa = quality assurance
qaly = quality adjusted life year
qam = every morning
qc = quality control
qd = every day
qdfm = quantitative dna fiber mapping
qds = four times a day
qh = every hour
qhs = at bedtime
qi = quality indicator
qid = four times a day
qif = quadriplegia index of function
qiw = four times a week
ql = as much as desired
ql = quality of life index
qn = every night
qnb = quinuclidinyl benzilate
qnoc = every night
qns = quantity not sufficient
qod = every other day
qol = quality of life
qon = every other night
qp = as much as you please
qp/qs = pulmonary to systemic flow ratio
qpm = every evening
qprtr = quinolinate phosphoribosyltransferase
qq = each
qqh = every four hours
qr = quiet room
qr = respiratory quotient
qs = quantity sufficient
qt = quantity
qt = quiet
qty = quantity
quad = quadrant
quad = quadriplegic
qual = qualitative
qualy = quality adjusted life years
quant = quantitative
qv = as much as you wish
qw = every week
qwb = quality of wellbeing scale
r = reactive
r = rectal
r = resistance
r = respiration
r = retinoscopy
r = right
r = roentgen
r bellii = rickettsia bellii
r conorii = rickettsia conorii
r esculenta = rana esculenta
r factor = resistance factor
r leguminosarum = rhizobium leguminosarum
r-s = reed-sternberg cells
r-v = rectal vaginal
r/o = rule out
r/s = requisition sent
r/t = related to
ra = double outlet right atrium
ra = radial
ra = radioactivity
ra = radionuclide angiography
ra = radium
ra = refractory anaemia
ra = refractory anemia
ra = relative analgesia
ra = renal artery
ra = retinoic acid
ra = retinoic acid product
ra = retrograde amnesia
ra = rheumatoid arthritis
ra = right anterior
ra = right arm
ra = right atrium
ra = right auricle
ra = room air
raa = right atrial appendage
rab gg transferase = rab geranylgeranyltransferase
rad = radial
rad = radiation
rad = reactive airway disease
rad = right axis deviation
rads = reactive airays dysfunction syndrome
raeb = refractory anemia with excess blasts
raeb-t = refractory anemia with excess blasts in transformation
raebt = refractory anemia with excess blasts in transformation
rai = radioactive iodine
rai = ritchie articular index
raiu = radioactive iodine uptake
ram = rapid alternating movements
ran = resident admission note
rao = retinal artery occlusion
rap = right atrial pressure
rapd = random amplified polymorphic dna
rapd = rel affer pupil defect
rapd = relat affer pupil defec
rapd = relative afferent pupil defect
rapd = relative afferent pupillary defect
rapt = renfrew acton picture test
rara = retinoic acid receptor
rare = retinoic acid response elements
rars = refractory anemia with ringed sideroblasts
ras = recurrent aphthous stomatitis
ras = renal artery stenosis
ras = renin angiotensin system
ras = reticular activating system
ras = retrovirus associated sequence
rast = radio allergo sorbent test
rast = radioallergosorbent test
rat = recurrent acute tonsillitis
ratx = radiation therapy
rays = radiotherapy
rb = rectal bleeding
rb = retinoblastoma
rb = rio bravo fever
rb = rubidium
rbbb = right bundle branch block
rbc = red blood cell
rbc/rbc = red blood cell, red blood count
rbcs = red blood cells
rbf = regional blood flow
rbf = renal blood flow
rbg = random blood glucose
rbg = red blue green
rbn = retrobulbar neuritis
rbp = retinol binding protein
rbp = riboflavin binding protein
rbs = red blood cell
rc = conditioned response
rc = receptor
rc = red cell
rc = referred care
rc = repeated contractions technique
rc = respiratory care
rc = respiratory center
rc = respite care
rc = retinal correspondence
rc = rib cage
rc = root canal
rca = renal cell carcinoma
rca = right carotid artery
rca = right coronary artery
rcb = retrocalcaneal bursitis
rcba = reading comprehension for aphasia
rcc = red cell cast
rcc = renal cell carcinoma
rcc = right coronary cusp
rcca = right common carotid artery
rccp = renal cell carcinoma, papillary
rcdp = rhizomelic chondrodysplasia punctata
rcf = root canal filling
rcl = radial collateral ligament
rcm = restrictive cardiomyopathy
rcm = right costal margin
rcol = relative likelihoods of clinical observation
rcrd = retinal cone rod dystrophy
rcs = renal coloboma syndrome
rcs = repeat cesarean section
rcs = reticulum cell sarcoma
rct = root canal therapy
rcu = respiratory care unit
rd = radial deviation
rd = raynaud's disease
rd = reading
rd = reducing diet
rd = registered dietician
rd = reiter's disease
rd = renal disease
rd = repair of retinal detachment
rd = respiratory distress
rd = retinal detachment
rd = rheumatoid disease
rd = right deltoid
rd = rubber dam
rda = representational difference analysis
rdls = reynell dev lang scales
rdls = reynell developmental language scales
rdp = dystonia parkinsonism, rapid onset
rdpa = refsum disease with increased pipecolicacidemia
rds = respiratory distress syndrome
rdw = red blood cell distribution width
re = reconditioning exercise
re = rectal examination
re = regarding
re = regional enteritis
re = retrograde ejaculation
re = rhenium
reab = research evaluation and analysis branch
react = reaction tester
real = revised european and american lymphoma
rec = fresh
rec = record
rec = recovery
rec = recurrence
rec'd = received
recd = received
recomb = conference on computational molecular biology
rect = rectum
red = return to emergency department
redy = regeneration of dialysate
ree = resting energy expenditure
reeda = redness, edema, ecchymosis, drainage, approximation
ref = reference
reg = region
reg = regular
rehab = rehabilitation
rel = relative
rel = release
rem = rapid eye movement
rem = real ear measurement
rem = reticular erythematous mucinosis
rem sleep = rapid eye movement sleep
rep = repair
rep = retrograde pyelogram
repbase = prototypic sequences for human repetitive dna
reps = repetitions
rer = respiratory exchange ratio
rer = rough endoplasmic reticulum
res = reticuloendothelial system
resp = respiration
resp = respirations
resp = respondent
ret = rational emotive therapy
ret = retired
retic = reticulocyte
retic ct = reticulocyte count
rev = revolution
rf = rectus femoris
rf = renal failure
rf = respiratory failure
rf = rheumatic fever
rf = rheumatoid factor
rf = root filling
rfa = right femoral artery
rfe = reasons for eating
rff = radial forearm flap
rflp = restriction fragment length polymorphism
rfp = request for proposal
rfs = renal fanconi syndrome
rft = renal function test
rfv = congenital rearfoot varus
rfviii = recombinant factor viii
rg = radical gastrectomy
rg = reactive gastritis
rg = retinal ganglion
rg ii = rhamnogalacturonan ii
rgm = respiratory gas monitor
rgo = reciprocating gait orthosis
rgp = radial growth phase
rgs = rieger syndrome
rh = cord blood
rh = radiation hybrid
rh = residential home
rh = rest home
rh = rh factor
rh = rhodium
rh factor = rhesus factor
rh neg = rhesus factor negative
rh pos = rhesus factor positive
rh+ = rhesus factor positive
rh- = rhesus factor negative
rha = eng reg health authority
rha = english regional health authority
rha = right heart assist operation
rha = right hepatic artery
rha = rt heart assist opn
rhd = rheumatic heart disease
rhdnase = recombinant human deoxyribonuclease i
rhf = right heart failure
rhig = rh factor immune globulin
rhm = rapid hand movements
rhogam = igg antibody to rh antigen
rhot = right hypotropia
rhs = rapp hodgkin syndrome
rht = replacement hormone therapy
rht = right hypertrophia
rhyns = retinitis pigmentosa, hypopituitarism, nephronophthisis, and mild skeletal dysplasia
ri = immune to rubella
ri = radioisotope therapy
ri = reflex inhibition
ri = renal index
ri = residual inhibition of tinnitus
ri = rhesus isoimmunisation
ria = radioimmunoassay
rica = right internal carotid artery
ricu = respiratory intensive care unit
ridd = recombinant interleukin 2, dacarbazine, ddp
rif = rebound tenderness of right iliac fossa
rif = right iliac fossa
rif = right iliac fossa pain
rif = tenderness of right iliac fossa
rif = tenderness r iliac fossa
rih = right inguinal hernia
rima = right internal mammary artery
rind = reversible ischemic neurological defect
rip = raised intracranial pressure
rip = reflex inhibiting patterning
rip = reflex inhibiting posture
ripa = radioimmunoprecipitation assay
ripa = ross information processing assessment
risa = radioactive iodinated serum albumin
rist = radioimmunosorbent test
rk = radial keratotomy
rl = right lateral
rl = right leg
rl = right lung
rl = ringer's lactate
rle = right lower extremity
rlf = retrolental fibroplasia
rlgs = restriction landmark genomic scanning
rll = lower lobe of right lung
rll = right lower lid
rll = right lower lip
rll = right lower lobe
rln = recurrent laryngeal nerve
rlnd = radical lymph node dissection
rloc = recovery locus of control scale
rlq = right lower quadrant
rlv = regional lung volume
rlz = right lower zone pneumonia
rm = radical mastectomy
rm = radical mastoidectomy
rm = red marrow
rm = registered midwife
rm = remission
rm = respiratory movement
rm7 = refer patient to rmo
rma = right mentoanterior
rmb = right main bronchus
rmca = right middle cerebral artery
rmcat = right middle cerebral artery thrombosis
rme = rapid maxilllary expansion appliance
rmg = reflectance glucose meter
rml = middle lobe of right lung
rmle = right mediolateral episiotomy
rmo = responsible medical officer
rmp = regional medical program
rmp = resting membrane potential
rmp = rifampin
rmp = right mentoposterior
rms = red man syndrome
rms = rhabdomyosarcoma
rmsf = rocky mountain spotted fever
rmss = ruvalcaba myhre smith syndrome
rmt = recognition memory test
rmtd = rhythmic mid temporal discharge
rmz = right middle zone pneumonia
rn = radionuclide
rn = radon
rn = red nucleus
rn = reflux nephropathy
rn = registered nurse
rn adrenals = scintadren only
rn soft tissue = early+delayed
rn soft tissue blood pool study = early and delayed
rna = ribonucleic acid
rnd = radical neck dissection
rni = recommended nutrient intake
rnp = ribonucleoprotein
rnp ab = ribonucleoprotein antibody
rnp-ab = ribonucleoprotein antibody
rnpab = ribonucleoprotein antibody
rnv = radionuclide ventriculography
ro = rule out
roa = right occipitoanterior
roap = rubidazone, oncovin, ara c, prednisone
roc = receiver operating characteristic
roc = receptor operated channel
roca = rufous oculocutaneous albinism
rod = renal osteodystrophy
roi = region of interest
rol = right occipitolateral position
rom = range of motion
rom = read only memory
rom = removal of metalwork
rom = right otitis media
rom = rupture of membranes
rop = removal of plaster
rop = retinopathy of prematurity
rop = right occipital posterior
ros = removal of sutures
ros = review of systems
rot = right occipital transverse
rotfl = rolling on the floor laughing
rou = recurrent oral ulceration
rp = radial pulse
rp = radiopharmaceutical
rp = raynaud's phenomenon
rp = rectal prolapse
rp = refractory period
rp = respiratory rate
rp = rest pain
rp = resting potential
rp = retinitis pigmentosa
rp = retrograde pyelogram
rp = ribose phosphate
rp = root planing of tooth
rpa = right pulmonary artery
rpab = rivermead perceptual assessment battery
rpc = retained products of conception
rpch = red pigment concentrating hormone
rpd = partial denture
rpda = right dominant posterior descending artery
rpe = retinal pigment epithelium
rped = retinal pigment epithelial detachment
rpf = renal plasma flow
rpf = retroperitoneal fibrosis
rpft = registered pulmonary function technician
rpg = retrograde pyelogram
rpgn = rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis
rpha = reverse passive hemagglutination
rplnd = retroperitoneal lymph node dissection
rpn = registered practical nurse
rpo = right posterior oblique
rpoc = retained products of conception
rpop = removal of plaster of paris
rpp = retropubic prostatectomy
rpr = rapid plasma reagin test
rpr test = rapid plasma reagin test
rq = respiratory quotient
rr = leprosy reversal reaction
rr = no red reflex
rr = rate regular
rr = recovery room
rr = red reflex
rr = respiratory rate
rr = ross river fever
rr&e = round, regular, and equal
rre = round, regular, and equal
rrf = ragged red fiber
rrln = right recurrent laryngeal nerve
rrna = ribosomal rna
rrp = radical retropubic prostatectomy
rrr = regular rate and rhythm
rrt = registered respiratory therapist
rrtt = rotorest treatment table
rrv = ross river virus
rs = rectal swab
rs = reducing substances
rs = reed-sternberg cells
rs = respiratory system
rs = retinoschisis
rs = retinyl acetate
rs = rhythmic stabilisation
rsa = republic of south africa
rsa = right sacroanterior position
rsa = right subclavian artery
rsb = right sternal border
rsca = right subclavian artery
rsd = reflex sympathetic dystrophy
rsds = reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome
rses = rosenberg self esteem scale
rsf = respiratory syncytial virus
rsi = rapid sequence induction
rsi = repetitive strain injury
rsis = repetitive strain injury syndrome
rsl = right sacrolateral position
rsn = real soon now
rso = right salpingoophorectomy
rsp = right sacroposterior position
rspv = right superior pulmonary vein
rsr = regular sinus rhythm
rss = relative's stress scale
rsse = russian spring summer encephalitis
rssp = rice seed storage prolamine
rst = rapid screening test
rst = right sacral transverse position
rst = rubrospinal tract
rsts = rubinstein taybi syndrome
rsv = human respiratory syncytial virus
rsv = respiratory syncytial virus
rsv = rous sarcoma virus
rsxn = resection
rt = radiation therapy
rt = recreational therapy
rt = relaxation training
rt = reminiscence therapy
rt = respiratory therapy
rt = retired
rt = reverse transcriptase
rt = right
rt3 = reverse triiodothyronine
rta = renal tubular acidosis
rta = road traffic accident
rtadr = renal tubular acidosis, distal, autosomal recessive
rtb = respiratory tuberculosis
rtc = return to clinic
rtc = round the clock
rtecs = registry of toxic effects of chemical substances
rtfm = read the friendly manual
rti = respiratory tract infection
rti = routine task inventory
rtk = receptor tyrosine kinase
rtn = renal tubular necrosis
rtp = radiotherapy planning
rtq = revised tolerance questionnaire
rts = real time scan
rts = rett syndrome
rts = revised trauma score
rts = rubinstein taybi syndrome
rtt = rett syndrome
rtv = regional tidal volume
rtw = returned to work
ru = rodent ulcer
ruc = regular uterine contraction
rue = right upper extremity
rug = retrograde urethrogram
rul = right upper lid
rul = right upper lip
rul = right upper lobe
rul = upper lobe of right lung
ruq = right upper quadrant
ruz = right upper zone
rv = coronary fistulae from right ventricle
rv = rectovaginal
rv = residual respiratory volume
rv = residual volume
rv = right ventricle
rva = right ventricular apex
rva = right visual acuity
rvad = implantation of right ventricular assist device
rvc = regional vital capacity
rvedp = right ventricular end diastolic pressure
rvef = right ventricular ejection fraction
rvf = rectovaginal fistula
rvf = rift valley fever
rvf = right ventricular failure
rvh = right ventricular hypertrophy
rvot = right ventricular outflow tract
rvoto = right ventricular outflow tract obstruction
rvp = rapid ventricular pacing
rvp = right ventricular pressure
rvr = rapid ventricular response
rvswi = right ventricular stroke work index
rvt = registered vascular technologist
rvt = renal vein thrombosis
rvv = russell viper venom
rvvt = russell's viper venom time
rvw = right ventricular work
rw = round window
rx = prescription
rxn = reaction
rzralpha = retinoid z receptor alpha
rzrbeta = retinoid z receptor beta
s = second
s = sound
s = without
s damnosum = simulium damnosum
s enterica = salmonella enterica
s erythraea = saccharopolyspora erythraea
s intercalatum = schistosoma intercalatum
s phase = dna synthesis phase of cell cycle
s&a = sugar and acetone
s&o = salpingo oophorectomy
s&p = scale and polish teeth
s&s = signs & symptoms
s&s = signs and symptoms
s+p = scale and polish teeth
s-phase = dna synthesis phase of cell cycle
s/p = scale and polish teeth
s/p = status post
s/r = schizophrenic reaction
s/r = sinus rhythm
s/r = surgical removal of tooth
s/s = signs and symptoms
s1 = first sacral nerve
s1 = first sacral vertebra
s2 = second sacral nerve
s2 = second sacral vertebra
s3 = third heart sound
s3 = third sacral nerve
s3 = third sacral vertebra
s4 = fourth sacral nerve
s4 = fourth sacral vertebra
sa = salicylic acid
sa = saline
sa = sclerosing adenosis
sa = secondary anemia
sa = semen analysis
sa = serum albumin
sa = sexual abuse
sa = sinoatrial
saa = serum amyloid a
saa protein = serum amyloid a protein
saast = self administered alcoholism screening test
sab = spontaneous abortion
sab = subacromial bursa
sab = subarachnoid block
sac erythraea = saccharopolyspora erythraea
sacd = subacute combined degeneration
sacle = subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus
sacs = spastic ataxia, charlevoix saguenay type
sad = seasonal affective disorder
sadd = short alcohol dependence data
sadq = severity of alcohol dependence questionnaire
saf = syntex adjuvant formulation
sag = surface antigen
sage = serial analysis of gene expression
sah = s adenosyl homocysteine
sah = spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage
sah = subarachnoid hemorrhage
sah = systemic arterial hypertension
saicr = succinylaminoimidazole carboxamide riboside
sal = suction assisted lipectomy
salt = skin associated lymphoid tissue
sam = systolic anterior motion
sampe = subacute massive pulmonary embolism
san = sinoatrial node
sao2 = arterial oxygen saturation
sap = serum acid phosphatase
sap = serum amyloid p
sap = standardized assessment of personality
sap = systolic arterial pressure
sapho = synovitis, acne, pustulosis palmaris, hyperostosis, osteomyelitis syndrome
sapi = sphingolipid activator protein i deficiency
saps = simplified acute physiology score
sara = sexually acquired reactive arthritis
sart = standard acid reflux test
sas = signs & symptoms
sas = sleep apnea syndrome
sas = social adjustment scale
sas = subarachnoid space
sas ii = social adjustment scale ii
sase = sample sequencing
sassr = social adjustment scale self report
sast = serum aspartate aminotransferase
sat = saturday
sb = antimony
sb = sceral buckle
sb = seat belt
sb = serum bilirubin
sb = spina bifida
sb = stillbirth
sba = soybean agglutinin
sba = spina bifida aperta
sbas = social behavior assessment scale
sbb = small bowel bypass
sbd = seborrheic dermatitis
sbe = subacute bacterial endocarditis
sbft = small bowel follow through
sbh = sequencing by hybridization
sbl = superior bridging leaflet
sbla = sarcoma, breast and brain tumors, leukemia, laryngeal and lung cancer, and adrenal cortical carcinomas syndrome
sbm = small bowel meal
sbo = small bowel obstruction
sbo = spina bifida occulta
sbp = spontaneous bacterial peritonitis
sbp = sulfobromophthalein
sbp = systolic blood pressure
sbqc = small base quad cane
sbr = small bowel resection
sbs = short bowel syndrome
sbv = single binocular vision
sc = scandium
sc = secretory component
sc = sickle cell
sc = subcutaneous
sca = aberrant subclavian artery
sca = selective coronary angiography
sca = subclavian artery
sca = superior cerebellar artery
scab = streptozocin, ccnu, adriamycin, bleomycin
scad = short chain acyl coa dehydrogenase deficiency
scan = sequence comparison analysis program
scarmd = severe childhood autosomal recessive muscular dystrophy
scbe = single contrast barium enema
scbm = single contrast barium meal
scbp = stratum corneum basic protein
scbu = special care baby unit
scc = semicircular canal
scc = sickle cell crisis
scc = small cell carcinoma
scc = spinal cord compression
scc = spindle cell
scc = squamous cell carcinoma
scca = squamous cell carcinoma
scca = squamous cell carcinoma antigen
sccd = schnyder crystalline corneal dystrophy
scce = stratum corneum chymotryptic enzyme
sccl = small cell lung cancer
scd = sequential compression device
scd = sickle cell disease
scd = sudden cardiac death
scd = systemic carnitine deficiency
sce = school of continuing education
sce = sister chromatid exchange
sce = specialized columnar epithelium
scfr = stem cell factor receptor
scgf = stem cell growth factor
sched = schedule
schiz = schizophrenia
sci = science
sci = society of chemical industry
sci = spinal cord injury
sci = subcoma insulin
scicu = spinal cord intensive care unit
scid = severe combined immunodeficiency
scid = severe combined immunodeficiency disease
scid = severe combined immunologic deficiency
scid = structured clinical interview for dsm iii r
scids = severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome
scidx = severe combined immunodeficiency, x linked
scif = stem cell inhibitory factor
scj = sternoclavicular joint
scl = scleroderma
scl = serum copper level
scl = symptom checklist
scl-70 = scleroderma antibody against topoisomerase i
sclc = small cell lung cancer
scle = subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus
sclh = subcortical laminar heterotopia
scm = scalene muscle
scm = steatocystoma multiplex
scm = sternocleidomastoid
scn = special care nursery
sco = subcapsular orchidectomy
scod = cytochrome oxidase deficient
scp = sickle cell prep
scpa = small cardioactive peptide a
scpb = small cardioactive peptide b
scpx = sterol carrier protein x
scq = situational confidence questionnaire
scr = serum creatinine
scr = stem cell rescue
scrna = small cytoplasmic rna
scs = saethre chotzen syndrome
scs = spinal cord stimulation
scsit = southern california sensory integration test
sct = sentence comprehension test
sct = sickle cell trait
sctat = sex cord tumor with annular tubules
scu = special care unit
scv = superior caval vein abnormality
scw = single chromosome workshop
sczd = schizophrenia
sd = sandhoff's disease
sd = senile dementia
sd = septal defect
sd = shoulder dislocation
sd = skin destruction
sd = social desirability
sd = somatization disorder
sd = spontaneous delivery
sd = stable disease
sd = standard deviation
sd = stensen's duct
sd = still's disease
sd = streptodornase
sd = sudden death
sd = superoxide dismutase
sda = severe disablement allowance
sdam = sacral defect with anterior meningocele
sdat = senile dementia of the alzheimer type
sdd = selective decontamination of the digestive tract
sdgf = schwannoma derived growth factor
sdh = sorbitol dehydrogenase
sdh = subdural hematoma
sdh = succinate dehydrogenase
sdii = sudden death in infancy
sdk = software development kit
sdl = simultaneous dichotic listening test
sdlt = senile dementia of the lewy body type
sdmt = symbol digit modalities test
sdna = single stranded dna
sdns = steroid dependent nephrotic syndrome
sdo = standards data organization
sdp = sympathetic dependent pain
sds = sodium dodecyl sulfate
sds = sudden death syndrome
sdsem = spinocerebellar degeneration with slow eye movements
sdvp = standard deviation of phase
sdys = simpson dysmorphia syndrome
sdz = sulphadiazine
se = scrambled egg
se = selenium
search = searching for patterns
seb = seborrhea
seb = staphylococcal enterotoxin b
seb k = seborrheic keratosis
sebme = selenobetaine methyl ester
sec = second
sec = secretary
sec = superficial esophageal carcinoma
secs = scale of early communication skills
sect = section
sed = sedimentation
sed = spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia
sed = staphylococcal enterotoxin d
sed rate = erythrocyte sedimentation rate
sedc = spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia congenita
sedt = spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia tarda
seer = surveillance, epidemiology and end results program of the nci
sega = subependymal giant cell astrocytoma
sem = scanning electron microscopy
sem = semen
sem = systolic ejection murmur
sem = ves seminal vesicles
semdjl = spondyloepimetaphyseal dysplasia with joint laxity
semi = subendomyocardial infarction
sen = special educational needs
sen = state enrolled nurse
senco = special educational needs coordinator
sens = sensory
sep = separate
sep = separated
sep = separation
sep = septum
sep = somatosensory evoked potential
sept = september
sept = septic
ser = serine
sergg = southeast regional genetics group
serm = selective estrogen receptor modulator
serol = serology, serological test
serotonin = 5 hiaa
settle = spindle epithelial tumor with thymus like differentiation
sev = severe
sex = solitary eruptive xanthogranuloma
sf = saphenofemoral
sf = saturated fat
sf = scarlet fever
sf = seizure frequency
sf = seminal fluid
sf = semliki forest
sf = serum ferritin
sf = sham feeding
sf = shipping fever
sf = snack food
sf = spinal fluid
sf = stable factor
sf = sulfation factor
sf = swine fever
sf = synovial fluid
sfa = saturated fatty acid
sfa = soundfield audiometry
sfa = superficial femoral artery
sfd = fetus small for dates
sfd = small for dates baby
sfd = sorsby fundus dystrophy
sfemg = single fiber electromyography
sfgf = shope fibroma growth factor
sfj = saphenofemoral junction
sfmpq = short form mcgill pain questionnaire
sfp = spinal fluid pressure
sfp = strict fall precautions
sfv = semliki forest virus
sg = salivary gland
sg = serum globulin
sg = serum glucose
sg = sign
sg = skin graft
sg = specific gravity
sg = substantia gelatinosa
sg = swan ganz catheter
sga = small for gestational age
sgaw = specific airway conductance
sgd = specific granule deficiency
sgl = without glasses
sgo-t = serum glutamic oxalacetic transaminase
sgot = glutamate oxaloacetate transaminase
sgpcc = sialoglycopeptide cerebral cortex
sgpt = alanin-transaminase
sgrs = stockton geriatric rating scale
sgs = short gut syndrome
sgs = subglottic stenosis
sh = serum hepatitis
sh = social history
sh = sulfhydryl
shamt = safer handling and movement training
shaps = special hospital assessment of personality
shbg = sex hormone binding globulin
shl = sudden hearing loss
shml = sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy
sho = senior house officer
shom = sequencing by hybridization on matrices
shr = spontaneously hypertensive rat
si = international system of units
si = sacroiliac
si = sensory integration
si = sexual intercourse
si = small intestine
si = spinal injury
si = stress incontinence
si = stroke index
si = suicidal ideation
si = systeme internationale
siad = syndrome of inappropriate antidiuresis
siadh = syndrome of inappropriate adh
sib = self injurious behavior
sib = sibling
sic = self intermittent catheterization
sicd = sudden infant crib death
sicu = surgical intensive care unit
sid = sudden infant death
sidp = structured interview for dsm iii personality disorder
sids = sudden infant death syndrome
sig = prescription
sig = sigmoidoscopy
siga = secretory immunoglobulin a
siggy = sigmoidoscopy
sij = sacroiliac joint
sil = squamous intraepithelial lesion
sil = surgical induction of labor
sim = society for industrial microbiology
simv = synchronised intermittent mandatory ventilation
sin = speech in noise discrimination test
sin = squamous intraepithelial neoplasia
sing = singular
siod = schimke immunoosseous dysplasia
sip = sickness impact profile
sip = sympathetically independent pain
sipt = sens integ & proc test
sipt = sensory integration and process test
sirs = system inflam resp synd
sirs = system inflammatory response syndrome
sisi =
sisi = short increment sensitivity index test
siv = simian immunodeficiency virus
sivb = society for in vitro biology
sk = seborrheic keratosis
sk = skimmed milk
sk = solar keratosis
sk = streptokinase
sk = striate keratopathy
skel = skeletal
sko = significant key other
skt = skin tag
sky = spectral karyotyping
sl = sarcolemma
sl = short leg
sl = slight
sl = slit lamp
sl = slow
sl = small lymphocyte
sl = sodium lactate
sl = sound level
sl = streptolysin
sl = sublingual
sla = src like adaptor
slam = systemic lupus activity measure
slc = short leg cast
sle = saint louis encephalitis
sle = slit lamp examination
sle = st louis encephalitis
sle = systemic lupus erythematosus
sledai = systemic lupus erythematosus disease activity index
slg = sublingual gland
slk = super limbic keratoconj
slk = superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis
sll = small lymphocytic lymphoma
slm = soft lens matter
slos = smith lemli opitz syndrome
slpi = secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor
slr = straight leg raise
slrt = straight leg raise test
sls = sjogren larsson syndrome
slt = slight
slt = speech and language therapist
slt = synonym learning test
sm = samarium
sm = simple mastectomy
sm = skimmed milk
sm = small
sm = substance misuser
sm = systolic murmur
sm c = somatomedin c
sma = smooth muscle antibody
sma = somatomedin a
sma = spinal muscular atrophy
sma = superior mesenteric artery
sma-14 = routine admission chemistry
smae = sup mesent artery embol
smae = superior mesenteric artery embolus
smas = sup mesent artery syndr
smas = superior mesenteric artery syndrome
smast = short michigan alcoholism screening test
smc = smooth muscle cell
smc = succinylmonocholine
smd = senile macular degen
smd = senile macular degeneration
smd = submandibular duct
smd = submucous diathermy
sme = sequential multiple analysis
smf = streptozocin, mitomycin c, 5 fluorouracil
smg = submandibular gland
smif = smooth muscle inhibitory factor
smile = slow marcaine infusion lumbar epidural
smm = superficial spreading melanoma
smp = skimmed milk powder
smp = sympathetically maintained pain
smr = severe mental retardation
smr = skeletal muscle relaxant
smr = submucous resection
sms = smith magenis syndrome
smt = septomarginal trabeculation
smv = submentovertical projection
smv = superior mesenteric vein
smx = sulfamethoxazole
sn = school nurse
sn = sinus node
sn = spontaneous nystagmus
sn = staff nurse
sn = substantia nigra
sn = supernumerary
sn = tin
snap = sensory nerve action potential
snap = sensory nerve action potentials
snb = scalene node biopsy
sncl = small noncleaved cell lymphoma
snd = sensorineural deafness
snd = striatonigral degeneration
sne = student nurse extern
sne = subacute necrotising encephalomyelopathy
snem = subacute necrotizing encephalomyelopathy
snf = skilled nursing facility
snhl = sensorineural hearing loss
snip = wedi's new strategic national implementation process
snl = sandia national laboratory
snomed = systematized nomenclature of medicine
snp = single nucleotide polymorphism
snp = sodium nitroprusside
snps = single nucleotide polymorphisms
snr = special needs register
snr = supernumerary rib
snrnp = snrnp small nuclear ribonucleo protein particle
sns = sympathetic nervous syst
sns = sympathetic nervous system
so = salpingo oophorectomy
so = superior oblique
so4 = sulfate
soa = seen on arrival
soad = second opinion doctor appointed
soae = spontaneous oto acoustic emission
soap = subjective, objective, assessment and plan
sob = shortness of breath
sobar = shortness of breath at rest
soboe = shortness of breath on exertion
soc = sequential oral contraceptive
soc = standard of care
sod = sodium
sodq = severity of opiate dependence questionnaire
soh = shaft of humerus
sol = solution
sol = spontaneous onset of labor
soln = solution
som = secretory otitis media
som = somatostatin
som = somatotropin
som = superior oblique muscle
som = suppurative and unspecified otitis media
sono = sonogram
sor = suppurative otitis, recurrent
sos = repeat once if urgent
sos = significant others scale
sotof = structure observation test of function
sotss = superior oblique tendon sheath syndrome
sov = sinus of valsalva
sp = simultaneous perception
sp = specific gravity
sp = spine
sp = spleen acupuncture points
sp = spontaneous pneumothorax
sp = status post
sp = substance p
sp = surgical pathology
sp&h = speech and hearing
sp1b = pregnancy specific beta 1 glycoprotein
spa = collection of suprapubic aspirate
spa = single project assurance
sparc = secreted protein acidic and rich in cystein
spc = suprapubic catheter
spca = serum prothrombin conversion accelerator
spcd = spinal cord
spd = sociopathic personality disturbance
spear = selective parenteral and enteral regimen
spec = special
spec = specimen
spect = single photon emission computed tomography
spect = single photon emission computerized tomography
spep = serum protein electrophoresis
spet = single phot emis tomogr
spet = single photon emission computed tomography
spetp = solid and papillary epithelial tumor of the pancreas
spf = s phase fraction
spf = specific pathogen free
spf = stuart prower factor
spfl = spinal fluid
spg = specific gravlty
spg = sponge
spgr = specific gravity
sph = spherical
sph = spheroid
sph = sphingomyelin
spin = speech in noise discrimination test
spk = superficial punctate keratopathy
spl = spondylolisthesis
spl = superior parietal lobule
spm = scapuloperoneal myopathy
spm = spermine
spm = sphingomyelin
spmi = seminal plasma motility inhibitor
sponastrime = spondylar changes nasal anomaly striated-metaphyses
spont = spontaneous
spp = suprapubic prostatectomy
sppk = striate palmoplantar keratoderma
spps = stable plasma protein solution
spr = surgical pathology report
spria = solid phase radioimmunoassay
sps = simple partial seizure
sps = sodium polyanetholesulfonate
spsl = superficial partial skin loss burn
spsma = scapuloperoneal spinal muscular atrophy
spt = skin prick test
spt = station pull through
sq = squalene
sq = square
sq = subcutaneous
sql = standard query language
squam = squamous
sr = normal spontaneous respiration
sr = schatzki ring
sr = seclusion room
sr = sedimentation rate
sr = sinus rhythm
sr = spontaneous respiration
sr = stapedial reflex
sr = superior rectus
sr = surgical removal
sr = suture removal
sr = system review
srd = stapedial reflex decay test
sreda = subclinical rhythmical eeg discharges in adults
srf = skin reactive factor
srf = somatotropin releasing factor
srh = single radial hemolysis
srh = slow reversal hold technique
srh = somatotropin releasing hormone
srif = somatostatin
srih = somatotropin release inhibiting hormone
srm = spontaneous rupture of membranes
srng = spectinomycin resistant neisseria gonorrheae
srns = steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome
srnv = subretinal neovascularization
srohap = strontium hydroxyapatite
srom = spontaneous rupture of membranes
srp = signal recognition particle
srs = suicide risk scale
srsv = small round structured virus
srsv = sml round struct virus
srt = speech reception threshold
srt = stapedial reflex threshold
sruj = superior radioulnar jnt
sruj = superior radioulnar joint
srv = small round virus
ss = progressive systemic sclerosis
ss = sagittal split mandibular osteotomy
ss = sezary syndrome
ss = short stature
ss = sicca syndrome
ss = silk suture
ss = sjogren's syndrome
ss = social services
ss = somatostatin
ss = spinal stenosis
ss = stainless steel
ss = systemic sclerosis
ssa = sickle cell anemia
ssa = side to side anastomosis
ssbp = single stranded dna binding protein
ssc = somatosensory cortex
ssca = showed by single strand conformation polymorphism analysis
sscp = single strand conformation polymorphism analysis
sscp = single stranded conformational polymorphism
sscpa = single strand conformation polymorphism analysis
ssct = sertoli stromal cell tumor
sscv = single strand conformation variance
ssd = source skin distance
ssdd = steroid sulfatase deficiency disease
sse = subacute spongiform encephalopathy
sse = suprasellar extension
ssep = somatosensory evoked potential
ssep = steady state evoked potential measurement
ssg = split skin graft
ssge = conformational sensitive gel electrophoresis
ssh = suppression subtractive hybridization
sshgb = sickle cell hemoglobin
ssi = stuttering severity instrument
ssk = semi skimmed milk
sski = saturated solution potassium iodide
sslp = single sequence length polymorphism
ssm = superficial spreading melanoma
ssmm = superficial spreading malignant melanoma
ssmp = dried semi skimmed milk powder
ssn = social security number
ssns = steroid sensitive nephrotic syndrome
ssp = statutory sick pay
sspe = subacute sclerosing panencephalitis
ssq = social support questionnaire
ssr = simple sequence repeat
ssr = spontaneous respiratory rate
ssri = selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
ssrtn = self assessed speech reception threshold in noise test
sss = sick sinus syndrome
sssp = sexual stage specific protein
ssss = staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome
sst = short synacthen test
sst = social skills training
ssv = short saphenous vein
ssv = stripping of the short saphenous vein
ssw = staggered spondaic word test
st = dental special tray
st = saint
st = sinus tachycardia
st = sniff test
st = speech therapist
st = stage
st = stomach
st = street
st = subtertian malaria
st = subtotal
st = superficial temporal
st = supratentorial
st helena = saint helena
sta = station
sta = superficial temporal artery
stai = speilberger state trait anxiety inventory
stamp = protocol solid tumor autologous bone marrow program
stap = south tyneside assessment of phonology
staph = staphylococcus
staq = spare time activity questionnaire
stas = sporadic testicular agenesis syndrome
stass = south tyneside assessment of syntactic structures
stat = immediately
stb = stillborn
stc = subtotal colectomy
std = sexually transmitted disease
std = sodium tetradecyl
std = standard
steam = streptonigrin, thioguanine, cyclophosphamide, actinomycin, mitomycin
stem = scanning transmission electron microscopy
stepa = thiotepa
sth = somatotropic hormone
sti = soft tissue injury
sti = systolic time interval
stiii = sulfotransferase iii
sting = submucous teflon injection
stlv = simian t cell lymphotropic virus
stm = scanning tunneling microscope
stm = short term memory
stm = streptomycin
stm = subtertian malaria
stnr = symmetrical tonic neck reflex
stom = stomach
stop = suction termination of pregnancy
stp = sodium thiopental
str = short tandem repeat
strep = streptococcus
strp = short tandem repeat polymorphism
sts = sequence tagged site
sts = sequence tagged sites
sts = serological test for syphilis
sts = sodium tetradecyl sulfate
sts = sodium thiosulfate
sts = steroid sulfatase
sts = x linked recessive ichthyosis
stsg = split thickness skin graft
stv = short term viability
stv = spontaneous tidal volume
stws = stuve wiedemann syndrome
stz = streptozocin
stz = streptozyme
su = salicyluric acid
su = solar urticaria
su = sulfonamide
su = sulfonylurea
sub-q = subcutaneous
subcu = subcutaneous
subcut = subcutaneous
subling = sublingual
subq = subcutaneous
sud = sudden unexpected death
sudca = sarcoursodeoxycholic acid
sudds = substance use disorder diagnostic schedule
sudi = sudden unexplained death of an infant
sufe = slipped upper femoral epiphysis
sui = stress urinary incontinence
suid = sudden unexpected infant death
sulf = sulfate
sulfa sure = sr calf bolus
suls = suffolk univ law school
sun = sunday
sunct = shortlasting, unilateral, neuralgiform pain with conjunctival injection and tearing syndrome
sup = superior
supin = supination
supp = suppository
surg = surgeon
surg = surgery
surg = surgical
sux = succhinylcholine
suzi = subzonal insemination
sv = saphenous vein
sv = selective vagotomy
sv = sievert
sv = sinus of valsalva
sv = sodium valproate
sv = spontaneous ventilation
sv = stereoscopic vision
sv = stroke volume
svas = supravalvar aort stenos
svas = supravalvar aortic stenosis
svbg = saphenous vein bypass graft
svc = superior vena cava
svco = superior vena cava obstruction
svcs = superior vena cava syndrome
svd = spontaneous vaginal delivery
sve = sterile vaginal examination
svg = saphenous vein graft
svi = stroke index
svo2 = saturated venous oxygen
svr = slow vertex response audiometry
svr = systemic vascular resistance
svri = syst vasc resist index
svri = systemic vascular resistance index
svt = supraventricular tachycardia
sw = short wave
sw = social work
sw = social worker
sw = stab wound
sw = sterile water
swa = straight wire arch orthodontic bracket
swa = straight wire fixed orthodontic appliance
swd = short wave diathermy
swga = succinylated wheat germ agglutinin
swiss-prot = swiss prot protein sequence db
swissprot = swiss protein database
swls = satisf with life scale
swls = satisfaction with life scale
swog = southwest oncology group
sx = signs
sx = surgery
sx = symptoms
sxr = skull x ray
sym = symmetrical
syn = syndrome
synch = synchronized
syns = synostoses syndrome
syr = syrup
sys = system
sysop = systems operator
syst = systolic
sytiv = synaptotagmin iv
sz = seizure
t = temperature
t = thymidine
t = thymine
t = thymocyte
t = time
t = total
t = traction
t = translocation
t = tumor stage
t aestivum = triticum aestivum
t aurea = tilapia aurea
t b gambiense = trypanosoma brucei gambiense
t bhp = t butyl hydroperoxide
t brucei = trypanosoma brucei
t brucei brucei = trypanosoma brucei brucei
t brucei gambiense = trypanosoma brucei gambiense
t brucei rhodesiense = trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense
t corlissi = tetrahymena corlissi
t gondii = toxoplasma gondii
t pa = tissue plasminogen activator
t pa = tissue type plasminogen activator
t&a = tonsillectomy & adenoidectomy
t&a = tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
t&a = tonsils and adenoids, tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
t&c = type & crossmatch blood
t&c = type and crossmatch
t&h = type & hold blood
t&p = tongue and palate
t&s = type & screen blood
t&w = tyne and wear
t&x = type and crossmatch blood
t-all = t cell acute lymphocytic leukemia
t-e = tracheo esophageal
t3 = triiodothyronine
t4 = thyroxine
ta = temporal arteritis
ta = tendon achilles
ta = transabdominal
ta = tricuspid atresia
ta = truncus arteriosus
ta = tubular adenoma
tab = tablet
tab = temporal artery biopsy
tab = therapeutic abortion
tabs = tablets
tac = time averaged urea concentration
tac = triamcinolone
tacc = transforming, acidic, coiled coil containing protein
taci = total anterior cerebral circulation infarction
tacl = test of auditory comprehension of language
tacs = total anterior cerebral circulation stroke
tacvb = transabdominal chorionic villus biopsy
tacvs = transabdominal chorionic villus sampling
tad = test of auditory discrimination
tad = thioguanine, ara c, daunomycin
tagac = thiamphenicol glycinate acetylcysteinate
tah = total abdominal hysterectomy
tah bso = total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo oophorectomy
tah&bso = total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo oophorectomy
tah/bso = total abdominal hysterectomy/bilateral salpingo oophorectomy
tahbso = total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo oophorectomy
tal = tendon achilles lengthening
tam = tamoxifen
tao = thromboangiitis obliterans
tao = triacetyloleandomycin
tap = total acid phosphatase
tap = trypsinogen activation peptide
taps = test for auditory perception of speech
tapvc = total anomalous pulmonary venous connection
tapvd = tot anom pulm vn drain
tapvd = total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage
tapvr = total anomalous pulmonary venous return
tar = thrombocytopenia absent radius
tat = tetanus anti toxin
tat = thematic apperception test
tat = thrombin antithrombin 3
tat = transactivator
tat = tray agglutination test
tat = turn around time
tat = tyrosine aminotransferase
tatt = tired all the time
tavpr = total anomalous pulmonary venous return operation
tavvd = total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage operation
tb = terbium
tb = terminal bronchiole
tb = tracheobronchial
tb = tracheobronchitis
tb = tuberculin
tb = tuberculosis
tba =
tba = thiobarbituric acid
tba = to be absorbed
tba = to be announced
tbc = tuberculosis
tbdn = transient bullous dermolysis of the newborn
tbe = central european tick borne encephalitis
tbf = total body fat
tbg = thyroglobulin
tbg = thyroxine binding globulin
tbi = tooth brushing instruction
tbi = total body irradiation
tbi = traumatic brain injury
tbk = total body potassium
tblc = term birth living child
tbm = tobramycin
tbm = tuberculous meningitis
tbm = tubular basement membrane
tbpa = thyroxine binding prealbumin
tbs = the bethesda system
tbs = to be scheduled
tbs = townes brocks syndrome
tbs = tribromsalicylanilide
tbsa = total body surface area
tbt = tear break up time
tbt = tracheal bronchial toilet
tbt = transcerv balloon tubopl
tbt = transcervical balloon tuboplasty
tbto = tributyltin oxide
tbv = total blood volume
tbw = tension band wiring
tbw = total body water
tc 99m disofenin = technetium 99m disofenin
tc 99m sestamibi = technetium 99m sestamibi
tc = 6 thioguanine, cytarabine
tc = technetium
tc = thought content
tc = transcutaneous
tc = transverse colon
tca = total colonic aganglionosis
tca = tricyclic antidepressant
tcaa = trichloroacetic acid
tcad = tricyclic antidepressant
tcc = terminal complement complex
tcc = transitional cell carcinoma
tcc = trichlorocarbanilide
tcco2 = transcutaneous carbon dioxide tension
tcdo = tetrachlorodecaoxide
tce = trichloroethylene
tcell = t cell
tcgf = t cell growth factor
tcgg = thermocoagulation of gasserian ganglion
tci = transient cerebral ischemia
tcia = transient cerebral ischemic attack
tcis = transitional carcinoma in situ
tcll = t cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia
tcm = tetrachloromethane
tcm = traditional chinese medicine
tcm = transitional cell metaplasia
tcn = tetracycline
tcn2 = transcobalamin ii deficiency
tcnb = tetrachloronitrobenzene
tcns = transcutaneous nerve stimulation
tco2 = transcutaneous oxygen tension
tcof = treacher collins franceschetti
tcp = thrombocytopenic purpura
tcp/ip = transmission control protocol/internet protocol
tcpc = tot cavopul conn opns
tcpc = total cavopulmonary connection operations
tcpi = trypsin carboxypeptidase peptide inhibitor
tcpp = tetracarboxyphenylporphine
tcr = t cell receptor
tcr a/b = t cell receptor alpha/beta
tcr g/d = t cell receptor gamma/delta
tcre = transcerv resec endom
tcre = transcervical resection endometrium
tcs = tetrachlorsalicylanilide
tcs = treacher collins syndrome
td = tardive dyskinesia
td = test diet
td = tetrodotoxin
td = thanatophoric dwarfism
td = thoracic duct
td = torsion dystonia
td = transdermal
tdcb = technology development and commercialization branch
tdi = toluene di isocyanate
tdi = toluene diisocyanate
tdlu = terminal duct lobular units
tdmac = tridodecylmethylammonium chloride
tdo = trichodento osseous syndrome
tdppc = tetradecylphosphocholine
tdt = terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase
tdt = terminal deoxynucleotidyltransferase
tdt = tone decay test
te = expiratory time
te = timing for emphasis technique
te = toxoplasma encephalitis
te = triple energizer acupuncture points
te = tubular esophagus
tea = thromboendarterectomy
tea = through elbow amputation
tea = total elbow arthroplasty
teac = tetraethylammonium chloride
team = tannenbaum electroanalgesia method
tec = thiotepa, etoposide, carboplatin
tec = thymic epithelial cell
tec = transient erythroblastopenia of childhood
tec = transluminal extraction catheter
tec = triethyl citrate
ted = thrombo embolism deterrent
teds = thrombo embolism deterrent
tee = thoracic expansion exercises
tee = transesophageal echocardiogram
tef = tracheo esophageal fistula
tem = transmission electron microscopy
temp = tamoxifen, etoposide, mitoxantrone, platinol
temp = temperature
ten = toxic epidermal necrolysis
tens = acupuncture like transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation
tens = burst tens
tens = burst transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation
tens = tension
tens = toxic epidermal necrolysis syndrome
tens = transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation
tens = transient electric nerve stimulation
tep = transesophageal pacing
tepp = tetraethyl pyrophosphate
ter = teratogen
ter = terbinafine
ter = terbutaline
ter = terminator
ter = total elbow replacement
terc = telomerase rna component
tert = tertiary
tesd = total end systolic diameter
tespa = thiotepa
test = tubal embryo stage transfer
tet = tetracycline
tet = tetrology of fallot
tet = tubal embryo transfer
teta = triethylene tetramine
tetd = tetraethylthiuram disulfide
tev = talipes equinovarus
tf = tetralogy of fallot
tf = transfer factor
tf = tube feeding
tf = tuning fork
tfald = trifluoroacetaldehyde
tfbut = tear film break up time
tfd = transcription factors relational db
tfiib = transcription factor iib
tfiid = transcription factor iid
tfiie = transcription factor iie
tfiih = transcription factor iih
tfiiib = transcription factor iiib
tfiiic = transcription factor iiic
tfiiid = transcription factor iiid
tfl = tensor fasciae latae
tfm = testic feminisation synd
tfm = testic feminization synd
tfm = testicular feminisation syndrome
tfm = testicular feminization syndrome
tfn = tumor factor necrosis
tfp = total fundoplication
tfpi = tissue factor pathway inhibitor
tfr = total fertility rate
tfr = transferrin receptor
tft = thyroid function test
tft = thyroid function tests
tftef = transcription factor tef
tg = tendon graft
tg = testosterone glucuronide
tg = tetraglycine
tg = thioglycolate
tg = thioguanine
tg = thromboglobulin
tg = thyroglobulin
tg = total gastrectomy
tg = toxic goiter
tg = triacylglycerol
tg = trigeminal ganglion
tg = triglycerid lowering diet
tg = triglyceride
tg = triglyceride level
tg = triglyceride lowering diet
tg = tumor growth
tga = transient global amnesia
tga = transposition of great arteries
tgct = testicular germ cell tumors
tgd = tangier disease
tgf = t cell growth factor
tgf = transforming growth factor
tgf beta = transforming growth factor beta
tgfb = transformation growth factor beta
tgic = triglycidyl isocyanurate
tglvp = triglycyl lysine vasopressin
tgut = two glass urine test
tgv = transposition of great vessels
th = thorium
tha = tetrahydroaminoacridine
tha = total hip arthroplasty
thall = thallium stress test
tham = tromethamine
thbh = tetrahydroxybacteriohopane
thbp = tetrahydrobiopterin
thc = tetrahydrocannabinol
thc = tetrahydrocortisol
thdca = taurohyodeoxycholic acid
thdoc = tetrahydrodeoxycorticosterone
the = tetrahydrocortisone
ther = therapeutic
ther = therapy
ther = thermometer
therap = therapy,therapeutic
thf = tetrahydrocortisol
thf = tetrahydrofuran
thh = targetoid hemosiderotic hemangioma
thi = transient hypogammaglobulinemia of infancy
thor = thoracic
thp = tetrahydropapaveroline
thp = total hip replacement
thp = trihexphenidyl
thpp = thiamine pyrophosphate
thppg = tetrahydropteroyl pentaglutamate
thptts = tibial hemimelia polysyndactyly triphalangeal thumb syndrome
thr = therapeutic
thr = threonine
thr = total hip replacement
thr = total prosthetic replacement of hip joint using cement
thur = thursday
thurs = thursday
thz = thiacetazone
thz test = thiacetazone test
ti = dental try in
ti = inspiratory time
ti = terminal ileum
ti = titanium
ti = tricuspid incompetence
ti = tricuspid insufficiency
tia = transient ischaem attack
tia = transient ischaemic attack
tia = transient ischemic attack
tib = tibial bone graft
tiba = triiodobenzoic acid
tibc = serum
tibc = tot iron bind capacity
tibc = total iron binding capacity
tid = three times each day
tie = transient ischemic episode
tigr = the inst for genomic research
til = tumor infiltrating lymphocytes
timf = thymocyte interaction modulation factor
tin = tubulointerstitial nephropathy
tinc = tincture
tip = terminal interphalangeal
tip = time of inspiratory pause
tips = transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt
tir = traumatic incident reduction
tisr = trabecular inducible stretch response
tiss = therapeutic intervention scoring system
tiss = tissue
tiup = term intrauterine pregnancy
tiva = total intravenous anesthesia
tiw = three times per week
tj = triceps reflex
tjr = total joint replacement
tk = thymidine kinase
tka = through knee amputation
tka = total knee arthroplasty
tke = terminal knee extension
tkff = titrate to keep fundus firm
tko = to keep open
tkr = total knee replacement
tl = thallium
tl = total lipids
tl = transluminal
tl = triple lumen
tl = tubal ligation
tla = three letter abbreviation
tla = translumbar aortogram
tlc = tender loving care
tlc = thin layer chromatography
tlc = total lung capacity
tlc = total lymphocyte count
tlc = triple lumen catheter
tlck = tosyllysine chloromethyl ketone
tle = temporal lobe epilepsy
tlfb = time line follow back
tlo2 = oxygen transfer factor
tloa = therapeutic leave of absence
tlpd = thoracolaryngopelvic dysplasia
tls = tumor lysis syndrome
tlso = thoracolumbosacral orthosis
tlv = threshold limit value
tlx = trophoblast leucocyte common antigen
tm = trademark
tm = transcendental meditation
tm = tunicamycin
tm = tympanic membrane
tma = tetramethylammonium
tma = thrombotic microangiopathy
tma = thyroid microsomal antibody
tma = tissue microarray
tma = transmetatarsal amputation
tma = trimellitic anhydride
tma = trimethylamine
tmax = maximum temperature
tmb 4 = trimedoxime bromide
tmba = tetramethylenebisacetamide
tmd = trimethadione
tmd = tympanic membrane displacement test
tmee = tetramethylethylene
tmh = trainably mentally handicapped
tmip = tetramelic mirror image polydactyly
tmj = temporomandibular joint
tmjpds = temporomandibular joint pain dysfunction syndrome
tmng = toxic multinodular goiter
tmp = thiamine monophosphate
tmp = thymidine monophosphate
tmp = thymolphthalein monophosphate
tmp = transmembrane potential
tmp = trimethoprim
tmp = trimethylpsoralen
tmp/smx = trimethoprim, sulfamethoxazole
tmpp = trimethylolpropane phosphite
tmpta = trimethylolpropane triacrylate
tmptma = trimethylolpropane trimethacrylate
tmpz = tetramethylpyrazine
tmq = trimetrexate
tmria = tetramethylrhodamine iodoacetamide
tmsn = tetramethylsuccinonitrile
tmt = tarsometatarsal
tmt = trail making test
tmtc = too many to count
tmtj = tarsometatarsal joint
tmtm = tetramethylthiuram monosulfide
tmtx = trimetrexate
tmx = tamoxifen
tn = trigeminal neuralgia
tna = total nail avulsion
tnase = thermonuclease
tnf = tumor necrosis factor
tnfbr = tumor necrosis factor, beta receptor
tni = total nodal irradiation
tni = troponin
tnm = tumor size node status metastasis classification
tnpda = tetranorprostanedioic acid
tns = transcut nerve stimulatn
tns = transcutaneous nerve stimulation
tnt = trinitrotoluene
tntc = too numerous to count
to = tubal occlusion
to = tubo oophorectomy
toa = tubo ovarian abscess
toap = thioguanine, oncovin, cytosine arabinoside, prednisone
toc = tylosis with esophageal cancer
tod = tricho onychodental dysplasia
toe = transoesophageal echocardiography
tof = tetralogy of fallot
tof = tracheo esophageal fistula
tol = trial of labor
tol = trial of labour
tomi = turkey ovomucoid inhibitor
tomo = tomogram
top = termination of pregnancy
topo = trioctyl phosphine oxide
torch = toxoplamosis others rubella, cytomegalovirus , herpes simplex
torches = toxoplasmosis, rubella, cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex, syphilis
torp = total ossicular replacement prosthesis
tos = thoracic outlet syndrome
totl = total
totm = trioctyl trimellitate
totp = triorthotolyl phosphate
toxnet = toxicology data network
tp = pause time
tp = temperature probe
tp = term pregnancy
tp = terminal phalanx
tp = testosterone propionate
tp = thought process
tp = threshold potential
tp = thrombocytopenic purpura
tp = thymopentin
tp = tinea pedis
tp = total pancreatectomy
tp = total protein
tp = treatment plan
tp = treponema pallidum
tp = trigger point
tp = triphosphate
tp = true positive
tp = tryptophan
tp = tryptophan pyrrolase
tp = tubal plasty
tp = tuberculin precipitation
tpa = 12 o tetradecanophorbol 13 acetatetpa
tpa = thrombo proteolytic activity
tpa = tissue plasminogen activator
tpa = tissue polypeptide antigen
tpa = tissue type plasminogen activator
tpc = papillary carcinoma of thyroid
tpc = treatment planning conference
tpch = thioguanine, procarbazine, ccnu, hydroxyurea
tpdcv = thioguanine, procarbazine, dbc, ccnu, vincristine
tpe = total pelvic exenteration
tpha = treponema pallidum hemagglutination
tpi = treponema pallidum immobilization
tpi = trigger point injection
tpmp = triphenylmethylphosphonium
tpn = total parenteral nutrition
tpo = thrombopoietin
tpo = thyroid peroxidase
tpp = thiamine pyrophosphate
tppase = thiamine pyrophosphatase
tppbs = tetrapropylenebenzyl sulfonate
tpps = tetraphenylporphine sulfonate
tppv = trans pars plana vitrectomy
tpr = temperature
tpr = temperature pulse respiration
tpsecl = triphenylselenonium chloride
tpt = tetraphenyl tetrazolium
tptf = triphenyltin fluoride
tptps = triphalangeal thumb polysyndactyly syndrome
tr = congenital tricuspid regurgitation
tr = rectal temperature
tr = terminal repeat
tr = therapeutic radiology
tr = trace
tr = trachea
tr = traction
tr = transaldolase
tr = transfusion reaction
tr = trauma
tr = traumatic
tr = tremor
tr = tricuspid regurgitation
tr = tropinone reductase
tra = trans retinoic acid
tra = tretinoin
trach = tracheostomy
tram = transverse rectus abdominis musculocutaneous
tram-flap = transverse rectus abdominis musculocutaneous flap
transcut = transcutaneous
transfer rna = transfer ribonucleic acid
trap = tartrate resistant acid phosphatase
trap = thioguanine, rubidomycin, ara c, prednisone
trcf = transcription repair coupling factor
trd = tractional retinal detachment
tre = rectal temperature
trf = t cell replacing factor
trf = thyrotropin releasing factor
trh = thyrotrophin releasing hormone
trh = thyrotropin releasing hormone
tri = thyroid receptor immunoglobulin
trig = triglyceride
triss = trauma and injury severity score
trk = transketolase
trk = tyrosine kinase genes
trmt = transrectal microwave thermotherapy
trna = transfer ribonucleic acid
trna = transfer rna
trng = tetracycline resistant neisseria gonorrheae
trng = tetracycline resistant neisseria gonorrhoeae
trog = test of reception of grammar
trp = tryptophan
trps = tricho rhino phalangeal syndrome
trps = trichorhinophalangeal syndrome
trus = transrectal ultrasonography
ts = throat swab
ts = transverse sinus
ts = trauma score
ts = tricuspid stenosis
ts = tropical sprue
ts = tuberous sclerosis
ts = turner's syndrome
ts = tympanosclerosis
tsa = test of syntactic abilities
tsa = testicular sperm aspiration
tsc = tuberous sclerosis
tsca = toxic substances control act
tsd = tay sachs disease
tseb = total skin electron beam irradiation
tsh = thyroid stimulating hormone
tsi = thyroid stimulating immunoglobulin
tsp = teaspoon
tsp = total serum protein
tsp = trisodium phosphate
tsp = tropical spastic paraparesis
tspp = tetrasodium pyrophosphate
tsr = loosening of total shoulder replacement
tsr = total shoulder replacement
tss = toxic shock syndrome
tsta = tumor specific transplantation antigens
tt = full tuberculoid leprosy
tt = tendon transfer
tt = tensor tympani
tt = test tube
tt = thrombin time
tt = tibial tuberosity
tt = tilt table
tt = tine test
tt = token test
tt = tolerance test
tt = tongue thrust
tt = total thyroxine
tt = transthoracic
tt = transtracheal
tt4 = total thyroxine
ttc = triphenyltetrazolium chloride
tte = trans thoracic echocardiogram
tti = total thromboplastin index
ttl = time to live
ttn = transient tachypnea of newborn
ttnb = transient tachypnea of newborn
ttnb = transthorcic needle biopsy
tto2 = transtracheal oxygen
ttp = thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
ttp = thymidine triphosphate
ttp = tooth tender to percussion
ttr = transthyretin
tts = tarsal tunnel syndrome
tttpp = thiamine thiothiazolone pyrophosphate
ttts = twin to twin transfusion syndrome
ttwb = toe touch weight bearing
ttx = tetrodotoxin
tudca = tauroursodeoxycholic acid
tue = tuesday
tues = tuesday
tui = transurethral incision
tuip = transurethral incision of prostate
tulip = transurethral laser induced prostatectomy
tumt = transurethral microwave thermotherapy
tun = total urine nitrogen
tuna = transurethral needle ablation
tunel = terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase mediated deoxyuridine triphosphate nick end labeling
tup = total urinary protein
tupr = trans urethral prostatic resection
tur = transurethral resection
turb = transurethral resection of the bladder
turbt = transurethral resection of bladder tumor
turft = transurethral radiofrequency thermotherapy
turp = transurethral resection of prostate
turs = transurethral ureterorenoscopy
turt = transurethral resection tumor
tus = transurethral sphincterotomy
tuu = transuretero ureterostomy
tuui = transurethral ureteric incision
tv = tidal volume
tv = tinea versicolor
tv = transvaginal
tv = trichomonas vaginalis
tv = tricuspid valve
tv = truncal vagotomy
tv+d = truncal vagotomy with drainage
tva = tubulovillous adenoma
tvc = true vocal cord
tvcvb = transvaginal chorionic villus biopsy
tvcvs = transvaginal chorionic villus sampling
tvh = total vaginal hysterectomy
tvh = transvaginal hysterectomy
tvp = tensor veli palatini
tvp = total anomalous venous return
tvp = transvesical prostatectomy
tvp = tricuspid valve plasty
tvp = tricuspid valve prolapse
tvr = tricuspid valve repair
tvr = tricuspid valve replacement
tvrr = tricuspid valve re replacement
twa = time weighted average
twar = taiwan acute respiratory chlamydia antibody
twb = touch weight bear
twe = tap water enema
twg = total weight gain
twoc = trial without catheter
twv = cochlear traveling wave velocity measurement
twv = cochlear travelling wave velocity measurement
tx = thoracic spine
tx = thromboxane
tx = traction
tx = transplant
tx = transplantation
tx = treatment
txa2 = thromboxane a2
txb2 = thromboxane b2
tyco = tylenol and codeine
tyr = tyrosine
u = unit
u = uranium
u&e = urea and electrolytes
u/a = urinalysis
u/d = urethral dilatation
u/e = unemployed
u/o = under observation for, urine output
u/s = ultrasound
ua = umbilical artery
ua = unstable angina
ua = upper arm
ua = uric acid
ua = uridylic acid
ua = urinalysis
ua = uronic acid
uac = umbilical artery catheter
uadt = upper aerodigestive tract
uae = united arab emirates
uao = upper airway obstruction
ubg = urobilinogen
ubo = unidentified bright object
ubw = usual body weight
uc = ulcerative colitis
uc = uterine contractions
ucb = unconjugated bilirubin
ucb = university of california, berkeley
ucbr = unconjugated bilirubin
ucd = usual childhood diseases
ucg = urinary chorionic gonadotropin
uchd = usual childhood diseases
uchl = university college hospital lymphocyte
uchl-1 = university college hospital lymphocyte 1
ucht-1 = university college hospital t cell 1
uci = urinary catheter in
ucita = uniform computer information transactions act
ucla = university of california, los angeles
uco = urinary catheter out
ucr = urinary creatinine
ud = ulnar deviation
ud = urethral dilatation
ud = urethral discharge
ud = uridine diphosphate
ud = uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase
udc = upper deep cervical lymph node
udca = ursodeoxycholic acid
udcs = ursodeoxycholylsarcosine
udp = uridine diphosphate
udp = uridyl diphosphate
udpase = uridine diphosphatase
udpg = uridine diphosphoglucose
udpga = uridine diphosphate glucuronic acid
udpglucose pyrophosphorylase = uridine diphosphate glucose pyrophosphorylase
udpgt = udp glucuronosyltransferase
uds = urodynamics
udt = undescended testes
ue = tooth unerupted
ue = unemployed
ue = upper extremity
ue = urea and electrolytes
ue3 = unconjugated estriol
uecp = urethral electric conductance test
uf = ultrafiltration
uf = ultrafine
uf = uterus firm
ufa = unesterified fatty acid
ufc = urine free cortisol level
ufp = universal fall precautions
ufr = urinary flow rate
uft = uracil + ftorafur
ug = microgram
ug = upward gaze
ugi = upper gastrointestinal
ugib = upper gastrointestinal bleeding
ugit = upper gastrointestinal tract
ugm = microgram
ugt = udp glucuronosyltransferase
uhf = ultra high frequency
ui = urinary incontinence
ui = urotensin i
uicc = international union against cancer
uip = usual interstitial pneumonitis
uiq = upper inner quadrant
uk = united kingdom
uk = urokinase
ukcc = united kingdom children's cancer study group langerhans cell histiocytosis staging system
ukp = malignant tumor unknown primary
ul = microliter
ul = ultrasonic
ul = undifferentiated lymphoma
ul = upper lid
ul = upper limb
ull = uncomfortable loudness level
uln = ulnar
uln = upper limit of normal
ulq = upper left quadrant
ultra = ultrasound
ultrastar = ultrasound structured attribute reporting
ultt = upper limb tension test
umls = unified medical language system
umn = upper motor neuron
umnl = upper motor neur lesion
umnl = upper motor neurone lesion
umol = micromole
ump = uridine monophosphate
ump = uridyl monophosphate
umpase = uridine monophosphatase
umps = uridine monophosphate synthase
ums = ulnar mammary syndrome
una = urinary concentration of sodium
unesco = united nations educational, scientific, and cultural organization
ung = ointment
ungulates = hoofed mammals
unilat = unilateral
unos = united network for organ sharing
uo = ureteric orifice
uo = urine output
uop = urine output
uoq = upper outer quadrant
uos = upper esophageal segment
up = universal precautions
up = ureteropelvic
upep = urinary protein electrophoresis
upiii = uroplakin iii
upj = ureteropelvic junction
upp = static urethral pressure profile
upper facial prosthesis = provided by a non physician
uppp = uvulopalatopharyngoplasty
uprtase = uracil phosphoribosyltransferase
upw = units per week
ur = upper right
ur = urine
ura = upper removable appliance
urap = unidirectional retrograde accessory pathway
urf = unidentified reading frame
uri = upper respiratory infection
uro = uroporphyrinogen
urob = urobilinogen
urod = uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase
urol = urology
urq = upper right quadrant
urs = ureterorenoscopy
urti = upper respiratory tract infection
us = ultrasound
us = united states
us = urethral swab
us = urinary system
us = uterus soft
usa = united states of america
usa = unstable angina
usc = unique sequence component
usda = united states dept of agiculture
usi = urinary stress incontinene
usmle = united states medical lcensing examination
usn = ultrasonic nebulizer
uso = unilat salpingo oophorec
uso = unilateral salpingo oophorectomy
usp = ubiquitin specific protease
usp = united states pharmacopeia
uspha = united states public health administration
usphs = united states public health service
uss = ultrasound scan
uss = ureterosigmoidostomy
ut = uterus
utee = upper thoracic expansion exercises
uti = urinary tract infection
utpase = uridine triphosphatase
utph = uterotrophic placental hormone
utr = untranslated regions
uts = unable to see
uucp = unix to unix copy program
uun = urine urea nitrogen
uv = ultraviolet
uva = ultraviolet a
uvb = ultraviolet b
uvc = ultraviolet c
uvc = umbilical vein catheter
uvf = ureterovaginal fistula
uvf = urethrovaginal fistula
uvj = ureterovesicular junction
uvl = ultraviolet light
uvpp = uvulopalatopharyngoplasty
uvr = ultraviolet radiation
uw = university of washington
uwsd = ins underwat seal drain
uwsd = insertion of underwater seal drain
v = vanadium
v = vein
v = velocity
v = vena
v = ventilation
v = vessels
v = vitreous
v = volt
v = voltage
v = volume
v harveyi = vibrio harveyi
v&p = vagotomy and pyloroplasty
v&t = volume and tension
v+p = vagotomy and pyloroplasty
v/q = ventilation perfusion
va = alveolar volume
va = costo vertebral angle
va = vacuum aspiration
va = valproic acid
va = vancomycin
va = vasodilator agent
va = venoarterial
va = ventricular aneurysm
va = ventricular arrhythmia
va = vertebral artery
va = veterans administration
va = villous adenoma
va = vincristine, adriamycin
va = viral antigen
va = visual acuity
va = visual aid
va = volcanic ash
va/q = ventilation/perfusion
va/q = ventilation/perfusion ratio
vaap = vincristine, asparaginase, adriamycin, prednisone
vab = vinblastine, actinomycin d, bleomycin
vabcd = vinblastine, adriamycin, bleomycin, ccnu, dtic
vac = cyclophosphamide dactinomycin vincristine
vac = vaccine
vac = vacuum
vaca = vincristine, actinomycin d, cyclophosphamide, adriamycin
vacad = vincristine, adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, actinomycin d, dacarbazine
vacp = vepesid, adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, platinol
vacterl = vertebral, anal, cardiac tracheal, esophageal, renal, limb
vad = implantation of ventricular assist device
vad = vascular dementia
vad = ventricular assist device
vad = vincristine, adriamycin, dexamethasone
vad/v = vincristine, adriamycin, dexamethasone, verapamil
vadph = valeroyl dph
vafac = vincristine, amethopterin, 5 fluorouracil, adriamycin cyclophosphamide
vag = vaginal
vah = vah, autosomal recessive, included
vai = vincristine, actinomycin d, ifosfamide
vain = vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia
vain i = vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia 1
vain ii = vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia 2
vain iii = vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia 3
vaini = vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia 1
vainii = vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia 2
vainiii = vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia 3
val = visual acuity left
vale = visual acuity left eye
vam = vp 26 213, adriamycin, methotrexate
vamc = va medical center
vamp = vincristine, amethopterine, 6 mercaptopurine, and prednisone
vaps = visual analog pain scale
vaps = visual analogue pain scale
var = variant
var = visual acuity right
vare = visual acuity right eye
vas = visual analog scale
vas = visual analogue scale
vasc = vascular
vat = vacuum aspiration termination of pregnancy
vatd = vincristine, ara c, 6 thioguanine, daunorubicin
vater = vertebral defects, imperforate anus, tracheoesophageal fistula, renal defects
vath = vinblastine, adriamycin, thiotepa, halotestin
vats = video assisted thorascopic surgery
vav = vp 26 213, adriamycin, vincristine
vb = venous blood
vb = vinblastine
vba = vincristine, bcnu, adriamycin
vbac = vaginal birth after caesarean section
vbap = vincristine, bcnu, adriamycin, prednisone
vbc = vepesid, bcnu, cyclophosphamide
vbc = vinblastine, bleomycin, cisplatin
vbch = van buchem disease
vbd = vertebral bone density
vbd = vinblastine, bleomycin, ddp
vbf = venous blood flow
vbi = vertebrobasilar ischaemi vertigo
vbl = vinblastine
vbm = vincristine, bleomycin, ddp
vbmcp = vincristine, bcnu, melphalan, cyclophosphamide, prednisone
vbmf = vincristine, bleomycin, methotrexate, 5 fluorouracil
vbp = vinblastine, bleomycin, platinol
vc = vein cuff
vc = vincristine
vc = vital capacity
vcap = vincristine, cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, prednisone
vcc = vision with correction
vccl = vision with contact lens
vcf = vincristine, cyclophosphamide, 5 fluorouracil
vcmp = vincristine, cyclophosphamide, melphalan, prednisone
vco2 = carbon dioxide output
vcp = ctx pred vcr
vcp = vocal cord palsy
vcr = videocassette recorder
vcr = vincristine
vcs = vasoconstrictor substance
vcu = voiding cystourethrogram
vcug = voiding cystourethrogram
vd = vaginal delivery
vd = vapor density
vd = vasodilation
vd = vasodilator
vd = venereal disease
vd = void
vd/vt = dead space/tidal volume ratio
vdd = vitamin d dependent
vddr = vitamin d dependent rickets
vdh = vascular disease of the heart
vdp = vincristine, daunorubicin, prednisone
vdrl = venereal disease research laboratory
vds = vindesine
ve = vaginal exam
ve = visual efficiency
vea = ventricular ectopic arrhythmia
veb = vetricular ectopic beat
vee = venezuelan equine encephalitis
veg = vegetarian
vegf = vascular endothelial growth factor
vegi = vascular endothelial growth inhibitor
vemp = vincristine, endoxan, 6 mercaptopurine, prednisone
vent = ventilator
ventil = ventilation
vep = visual evoked potential
ver = visual evoked responses
vert = vertical
vet = veterinarian
vf = ventricular fibrillation
vf = ventricular function
vf = visual field
vf = visual fields
vf = vocal fremitus
vf/vfib = ventricular fibrillation
vfd = visual field defect
vfftc = visual fields full to confrontation
vfib = ventricular fibrillation
vft = vestibular function test
vg = vein graft
vgp = vertical growth phase
vh = vaginal hysterectomy
vh = ventricular hypertrophy
vh = viral hepatitis
vh = visual hallucinations
vh = vitreous hemorrhage
vh = vitreous humor
vhd = valvular heart disease
vhf = viral hemorrhagic fever
vhl = von hippel lindau
vhr = vaginal hysterectomy
vi = six
vi = vaginal irrigation
vi = virgo intacta
via = by way of
vic = vasoactive intestinal contractor
vie = vincristine, ifosfamide, etoposide
vim = vimentin
vin = vinculin
vin = vulval intraepithelial neoplasia
vip = vasoactive intestinal polypeptide
vip = vepesid, ifosfamide, platinol
vip = voluntary interruption of pregnancy
vipoma = tumor of vip secreting cells
vipoma = vasoactive intestinal peptide producing tumor
vips = voluntary interruption of pregnancy and sterilization service
vis = visual
visi = volar intercalated segment instability
vista = veterans health information systems and technology architecture
vit = vital
vit = vitamin
vit a = vitamin a
vit c = vitamin c
vit e = vitamin e
vit g = vitamin g
vit k = vitamin k
vit l = vitamin l
vit m = vitamin m
vitc = ascorbic acid
vitd = cholecalciferol
vite = tocopherol
vkh = vogt koyanagi harada syndrome
vl = vas ligation
vl = vastus lateralis
vl = visceral leishmaniasis
vl = vision left
vlb = vinblastine
vlbw = very low birth weight infant
vlcad = very long chain acyl coa dehydrogenase deficiency
vlcd = very low calorie diet
vldl = very low density lipoprotein
vldlr = very low density lipoprotein receptor
vled = very low energy diet
vlf = very low fat diet
vlf = very low fat spread
vlp = vincristine, l asparaginase, prednisone
vls = very low sodium diet
vlsi = very large scale integration
vm = vascular malformation
vm = vastus medialis
vm = venturi mask
vm = vestibular membrane
vm = video monitoring
vm = viomycin
vma = vanillyl mandelic acid
vma = vanillylmandelic acid
vmad = vincristine, methotrexate, adriamycin, actinomycin d
vmc = vp 16, methotrexate, citrovorum factor
vmcp = vincristine, melphalan, cyclophosphamide, prednisone
vmd = vitelliform macular dystrophy
vmglom = venous malformations with glomus cells
vmin = minute volume
vmin = ventilator delivered minute volume
vmp = vepesid, mitoxantrone, prednimustine
vmr = vasomotor rhinitis
vn = visiting nurse
vndr = variable number dinucleotide repeat
vnpi = van nuys prognostic index
vntr = variable number of tandem repeat
vo = verbal order
vo2 = maximum oxygen uptake
vo2 = oxygen uptake
voca = vp 16, oncovin, cyclophosphamide, adriamycin
vocap = vp 16 213, oncovin, cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, platinol
voctor = void on call to operating room
vod = venous occlusive disease
vod = vision right eye
vol = volume
vor = vestibulo oculomotor reflex
vos = vision left eye
vp = variegate porphyria
vp = venous pressure
vp = ventriculoperitoneal
vp = verrucae pedis
vp = vincristine, prednisone
vpa = valproic acid
vpag = valproic acid glucuronide
vpb = ventricular premature beats
vpb = vinblastine, platinol, bleomycin
vpc = ventricular premature contraction
vpca = vincristine, prednisone, cyclophosphamide, ara c
vpcmf = vincristine, prednisone, cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, 5 fluorouracil
vpdph = valproyl dph
vpe = volume percentage epithelium
vpf = vascular permeability factor
vpi = velopharyngeal incompetence
vpp = vepesid, platinol
vpvcp = vincristine, prednisone, vinblastine, chlorambucil, procarbazine
vq = ventilation perfusion scan
vr = right arm
vr = right vision, ventilation rate
vr = valve replacement
vr = vascular resistance
vr = ventral root
vr = ventricular rhythm
vr = vocal resonance
vr = vocational rehabilitation
vra = visual reinforcement audiometry
vre = vancomycin resistant enterococcus
vrs = verbal rating scale
vs = vaginal swab
vs = versus
vs = vesicular sound
vs = vibration sense
vs = vital signs
vs = volumetric solution
vsa = vital signs absent
vsa = voice skills assessment
vsc = vision without correction
vsd = ventricular septal defect
vso = vertical saggital split osteotomies
vss = vertical sub sigmoid split mandibular osteotomy
vss = vital signs stable
vsv = vesicular stomatitis virus group
vt = tidal volume
vt = ventricular septal defect
vt = ventricular tachycardia
vt = verotoxin
vt = voiding time
vta = ventral tegmental area
vtach = venricular tachycardia
vtol = vaginal trial of labor
vtop = voluntary termination of pregnancy
vtx = vertex
vuj = vesicoureteric junction calculus
vupp = voiding urethral pressure profile
vur = vesicoureteric reflux
vv = varicose veins
vv = varicose veins of leg
vv = verruca vulgaris
vv = viper venom
vv = voided volume
vv = vulva and vagina
vva = vicia villosa
vvc = vulva, vagina, cervix
vvf = vesicovaginal fistula
vw = vessel wall
vwm = leukoencephalopathy with vanishing white matter
vws = van der woude syndrome
vx = vertex presentation
vzv = varicella zoster virus
w = energy
w = tryptophan
w = tungsten
w = ward
w = water
w = watt
w = weak
w = weber's test
w = week
w = weight
w = western
w = white
w = whole
w = wide
w = widow
w = widowed
w = widowed, white
w = widower
w = width
w = wife
w = with
w = wohlfahrtia
w = work
w = wound
w-d = wet to dry
w/ = with
w/a = while awake
w/c = wheelchair
w/n = within
w/o = without
w/u = work up
w/u = workup
wa = washington
wa = wide awake
wab = western aphasia battery
wagr = wilms' tumor, aniridia, genital abnormalities, and mental retardation
wais = wechsler adult intelligence scale
wais-r = weschler adult intelligence scale revised
waisr = wechsler adult intelligence scale revised
wan = wide area network
was = wiskott aldrich syndrome
wass = wasserman
wb = weber
wb = weight bearing
wb = whole blood
wbat = weight bearing as tolerated
wbc = white blood cell
wbc = white blood cell count
wbcs = white blood cells
wbct = whole blood clotting time
wbs = wiedemann beckwith syndrome
wbt = weight bearing to tolerance
wc = wheelchair
wc = whooping cough
wcc = white blood cell count
wcch = water clear cell hyperplasia
wchcd = water channel collecting duct
wcst = wisconsin card sorting test
wd = ward
wd = well developed
wd = whipple's disease
wd = wilson's disease
wd = withdrawal
wd = wound
wdhh = diarrheogenic tumor
wdm = welander distal myopathy
wdwn = well developed , well nourished
we = western encephalomyelitis
we = wide excision
wed = wednesday
wedi = the workgroup for electronic data interchange
wee = western equine encephalitis
wf = walking frame
wf = white female
wf = wistar furth rat
wfl = within functional limits
wfs = wolfram syndrome
wg = wegener's granulomatosis
wga = wheat germ agglutinin
wgl = wheat germ lectin
wgn = wagner syndrome
whd = werdnig hoffmann disease
whim = warts hypogammaglobulinaemia infections myelokathexis
who = world health organization
whomp = world health organization melanoma program
whr = waist hip ratio
whs = wolf hirschhorn syndrome
wi = wisconsin
wisc = wechsler intelligence scale for children
wisc = wisconsin
wk = week
wks = weeks
wky = wistar kyoto rat
wld = wilhelmsen lynch disease
wle = wide local excision
wlr = way leather restraints
wm = white male
wms = wechsler memory scale
wms = weill marchesani syndrome
wms = williams syndrome
wn = well nourished
wn = west nile fever
wnd = wilson disease
wnd = wound
wnl = we never looked
wnl = within normal limits
wob = work of breathing
wold = wechsler objective language dimensions test
wond = wechsler objective numerical dimensions test
wp = whirlpool
wpb = weibel palade bodies
wppsi = wechsler pre school and primary scale of intelligence
wpw = wolff parkinson white
wr = wassermann reaction
wr = weight reducing diet
wrat = wide range achievement test
wrn = werner syndrome
wrs = ward romano syndrome
wses = world scientific and engineering society
wsl = wesselsbron fever
wsn = waisman syndrome
wsp = white soft paraffin
wss = neurofibromatosis gene
wss = weaver smith syndrome
wss = wrinkly skin syndrome
wt = weight
wt = wilms tumor
wts = wilson turner x linked mental retardation syndrome
wvi = genital wart virus infection
wws = wieacker wolff syndrome
www = world wide web
x = anatomical bypass graft
x = exophoria distance
x = extraction of tooth
x = for
x = times
x = xanthosine
x ray = roentgen radiation
x-ray = roentgen radiation
x0 = turner's syndrome
xa = xanthurenic acid
xe = xenon
xgp = xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis
xgpn = xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis
xhed = x linked hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia
xhl = x linked hypophosphatemic rickets
xip = x ray in plaster
xist = candidate gene for x inactivation center
xla = x linked agammaglobulinemia
xlalphas = xlalpha protein
xli = x linked ichythyosis
xln = neutropenia, severe congenital, x linked
xlp = x linked lymphoproliferative
xlps = x linked lymphoproliferative syndrome
xm = cross match
xmp = xanthosine monophosphate
xo = xanthine oxidase
xp = exophoria
xp = transplant
xp = xeroderma pigmentosum
xr = x ray
xr = xylose reductase
xray = x ray exam
xray = x rays
xri = x linked recessive ichthyosis
xrs = x ray sensitivity
xrt = x ray therapy
xs = excessive alcohol consumption
xs = excessive ethanol consumption
xscid = x linked severe combined immunodeficiency
xt = exotrophia
xt = exotropia
xtp = xanthosine triphosphate
xyloc = xylocytidine
y = male sex chromosome
y = tyrosine
y = year
y = yersinia
y = yes
y = yttrium
y enterocolitica = yersinia enterocolitica
y/o = year old
yac = yeast artificial chromosome
yag = type of laser
yag = yttrium aluminum garnet laser
yb = ytterbium
yd = yard
yf = yellow fever
yo = year old
yobf = year old black female
yobm = year old black male
yoc = young offenders center
yohf = year old hispanic female
yohm = year old hispanic male
yowf = year old white female
yowm = year old white male
yoyo = you're on your own
yr = year
yrs = years
yst = yolk sac tumor
ytfsr = year tumor free survival
z = atomic number
z line = squamocolumnar mucosal junction of stomach and esophagus
z-line = squamocolumnar mucosal junction of stomach and esophagus
zbp = zinc binding protein
zcl = zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis
zd = zone drilling
zdv = zidovudine
ze = zollinger ellison
zeep = zero end expiratory pressure
zes = zollinger ellison syndrome
zetapkc = protein kinase c zeta
zf = zimmer frame
zift = zygote intrafallopian transfer
zig = zoster immune globulin
zline = squamocolumnar mucosal junction of stomach and esophagus
zls = zimmermann laband syndrome
zmc = zygomatic arch
zn = ziehl neelsen
zn = zinc
znmp = zinc mesoporphyrin
zntbzpyp = zinc tetrabenzylpyridoporphyrin
zoe = zinc oxide eugenol
zpp = zinc protoporphyrin level


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Last modified: April 17, 2010

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