Medical Abbreviations

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Medical Abbreviations
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  1. 1,25-D3
    1,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol
  2. 5-HT
    serotonin
  3. α-MSH
    alpha melanocyte-stimulating hormone
  4. Å
    angstrom - 1x10-10 meters
  5. AAA
    American Association of Anatomists
  6. ABP
    androgen-binding protein
  7. Ach
    acetylcholine
  8. ACTH
    adenocorticotropic hormone
  9. ADH
    antidiuretic hormone
  10. AFM
    atomic force microscopy
  11. AFP
    alpha-fetoprotein
  12. AHF
    antihemophilic factor
  13. AHG
    antihemophilic globulin
  14. AI
    adequate intake
  15. ANH
    atrial natriuretic hormone
  16. ANP
    atrial natriuretic hormone
  17. ANS
    autonomic nervous system
  18. APC
    antigen-presenting cell
  19. APS
    American Physological Society
  20. AV
    atrioventricular
  21. AVP
    arginine vasopressin (antidiuretic hormone)
  22. B
    bursa-equivalent tissue (as in B cell or B lymphocyte)
  23. BBB
    blood-brain barrier
  24. BCOP
    blood colloid osmotic pressure
  25. BEAM
    brain electrical activity map
  26. BHP
    blood hydrostatic pressure
  27. BM
    basement membrane
  28. BMD
    bone mineral density
  29. BMI
    body mass index
  30. BMR
    basal metabolic rate
  31. BP
    blood pressure
  32. BTB
    blood-testis barrier
  33. °C
    degrees Celsius or centigrade
  34. C
    calcitonin-producing cell, calorie or kilocalorie
  35. C
    cervical, or complement (protein)
  36. C or Cx
    coccygeal
  37. CA
    carbonic anhydrase
  38. cal
    calorie
  39. CART
    cocaine- and amphetamin-regulated transcript
  40. CCK
    cholecystokinin
  41. CD
    collecting duct
  42. CDK
    cyclin-dependent tissue
  43. CD-X
    cluster differentiation (blood cell marker system, where X is the cluster number)
  44. CN
    cranial nerve
  45. CNS
    central nervous system
  46. CO
    cardiac output
  47. CoA
    coenzyme A
  48. COMT
    catechol-O-methyl transferase
  49. COX
    cyclooxygenase
  50. CRH
    corticotropin-releasing hormone
  51. CT
    calcitonin
  52. CTFR
    cystic fibrosis transmembrane
  53. CTL
    cytotoxic T lymphocyte
  54. DA
    dopamine
  55. DC
    dendritic cell
  56. DCT
    distal convoluted tubule
  57. DEJ
    dermoepidermal junction
  58. DHEA
    dehydroepiandrosterone
  59. DIP
    distal interphalangeal (joint)
  60. dl or dL
    deciliter
  61. DNA
    deoxyribonucleic acid
  62. DRG
    dorsal respiratory group
  63. dsRNA
    double-stranded ribonucleic acid
  64. E2
    estradiol
  65. ECF
    extracellular fluid
  66. ECM
    extracellular matrix
  67. EDV
    end-diastolic volume
  68. EF
    ejection fraction
  69. EFP
    effective filtration pressure
  70. EGF
    epidermal growth factor
  71. EM
    electron microscopy
  72. ENS
    enteric nervous system
  73. EOP
    endogenous opioid peptide
  74. Epi
    epinepharine
  75. EPOC
    excess postexercise oxygen consumption
  76. EPSP
    excitatory postsynaptic potential
  77. ER
    endoplasmic reticulum

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