Med Abbreviations 'A'

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Med Abbreviations 'A'
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  1. A & P
    • 1. Anatomy & physiology
    • 2. Ausculation & percussion
  2. A,B, AB, O
    blood types in ABO blood group
  3. AAA
    abdominal aeortic aneurism
  4. AB, Ab, ab
    • 1. antibody
    • 2. abortion
  5. ABC
    aspiration biopsy cytology
  6. ABG
    Arterial Blood Gas (es)
  7. a.c.*
    before meals
  8. ACL
    Anterior cruciate ligament
  9. ACTH
    adrenocorticotropic hormone
  10. AD*
    right ear
  11. ad lib.
    as desired
  12. ADH
    antidiuretic hormone (vasopressin)
  13. ADHD
    attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
  14. ADLs
    activities of daily living
  15. AE
    above the elbow
  16. AED
    automatic external defibulator
  17. AF
    atrial fibrillation
  18. AFB
    acid-fast bacillus (TB organism)
  19. AGN
    Acute glomerulonephritis
  20. AI
    artificial insemination
  21. AICD
    automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillator
  22. AIDS
    Acquired immune deficiency syndrome
  23. AK
    above the knee
  24. ALS
    amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gherig's disease)
  25. ALT
    alanine aminotransferase
  26. AM, a.m.
    in the morning, before noon
  27. AML
    acute myelogenous leukemia
  28. ANS
    autonomic nervous system
  29. ant
    anterior
  30. AOM
    acute otitis media
  31. AP
    anteroposterior
  32. ARDS
    acute respiratory distress syndrome
  33. ARF
    acute renal failure
  34. ARMD, AMD
    age-related macular degeneration
  35. AS
    aortic stenosis
  36. AS
    left ear
  37. ASD
    atrial septal defect
  38. ASHD
    arteriosclerotic heart disease
  39. AST
    angiotensin sensitivity test
  40. Ast
    astigmatism
  41. AU
    both ears
  42. AV
    • 1. atrioventricular
    • 2. arteriovenous

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