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  1. abs.feb.
    without fever
  2. a.c.
    before eating
  3. ad
    to; up to
  4. adhib.
    to be administered
  5. ad lib.
    as desired
  6. agit
    shake, stir
  7. alt. dieb.
    every other day
  8. alt. hor
    every other hour
  9. alt. noc.
    every other night
  10. aq.
    water
  11. b.i.d.
    twice daily
  12. b.i.n.
    twice a night
  13. bis in 7d.
    twice a week
  14. BP
    blood pressure
  15. BUN
    blood urea nitrogen
  16. c or (c with a line and a dot over it)
    with
  17. C
    Celsius
  18. ca.
    about
  19. Ca
    cancer
  20. cap.
    capsule
  21. CBC
    complete blood count
  22. cc.
    cubic centimetre
  23. c.m.
    tomorrow morning
  24. c.m.s.
    to be taken tomorrow morning
  25. c.n.
    tomorrow night
  26. CNS
    central nervous system
  27. comp.
    compound
  28. contra
    against
  29. CV
    cardiovascular
  30. d
    day
  31. /d
    daily
  32. D
    dose
  33. D&C
    dilation and curettage
  34. dr.
    dram
  35. dx
    diagnosis
  36. ECG
    electrocardiogram
  37. ECT
    electroconvulsive therapy
  38. EEG
    electroencephalogram
  39. EKG
    electrocardiogram
  40. EMG
    electromyogram
  41. e.m.p.
    as directed
  42. ESR
    erythrocyte sedimentation rate
  43. GI
    gastrointestinal
  44. gm
    gram
  45. gr.
    grain
  46. grad.
    by degrees
  47. Gtt., gtt.
    drops
  48. h
    hour
  49. HEENT
    head, eyes, ears, nose, throat
  50. hgb
    hemoglobin
  51. h.n.
    tonight
  52. h.s.
    at bedtime
  53. hx
    history
  54. I.M.
    intramuscular
  55. IU
    international unit
  56. I.V.
    intravenously
  57. kg
    kilogram
  58. L
    litre
  59. liq.
    liquid, fluid
  60. mEq.
    milliequivalent
  61. mitt.
    send
  62. NYD
    not yet diagnosed
  63. os.
    mouth
  64. P
    pulse
  65. PBI
    protein-bound iodine
  66. p.c.
    after meals
  67. p.o.
    by mouth
  68. ppm
    parts per million
  69. p.r.
    through the rectum
  70. p.r.n.
    as needed
  71. q.h
    every hour
  72. q. 2h
    every 2 hours
  73. q. 3h
    every 3 hours
  74. q.i.d.
    four times a day
  75. q.l.
    as much as wanted
  76. q.s.
    as much as needed
  77. R
    respiration
  78. RBC
    red blood count
  79. Rx
    prescription
  80. s or (s with a line and dot over it)
    without
  81. s.cut., sc
    subcutaneously
  82. SGOT
    serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase
  83. SGPT
    serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase
  84. Sl
    sublingual
  85. stat.
    immediately
  86. suppos.
    suppository
  87. syr.
    syrup
  88. T
    temperature
  89. tab.
    tablet
  90. t.i.d.
    three times daily
  91. t.i.n.
    three times a night
  92. tinct.
    tincture
  93. TKVO
    to keep vein open
  94. ung.
    ointment
  95. ur
    urine
  96. top.
    topically
  97. UV
    ultraviolet
  98. WBC
    white blood count
  99. Wt.
    weight
  100. w/v.
    weight by volume

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