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  1. IOP
    intraocular pressure
  2. IPPB
    intermittent positive-pressure breathing
  3. IRDS
    infant respiratory distress syndrome
  4. IT
    intensive therapy
  5. IUD
    intrauterine device
  6. IUGR
    • 1. intrauterine growth rate
    • 2. intrauterine growth retardation
  7. IV
    intravenous
  8. IVC
    • intravenous cholangiogram;
    • intravenous cholangiography
  9. IVF
    in vitro fertilization
  10. IVF-ET
    in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer
  11. IVP
    intravenous pyelography
  12. K
    potassium
  13. KD
    knee disarticulation
  14. KUB
    kidney, ureter, bladder
  15. L
    liter
  16. L1, L2,
    first lumbar, second lumbar vertebra
  17. LA
    left atrium
  18. LASIK
    Laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis
  19. LAT, lat
    lateral
  20. LBBB
    left bundle branch block
  21. LD
    1. lactate dehydrogenase

    2. lactic acid dehydrogenase
  22. LDL
    low-density lipoprotein
  23. LES
    lower esophageal sphincter
  24. LFT
    liver function test
  25. LH
    luteinizing hormone
  26. LLQ
    left lower quadrant
  27. LMP
    last menstrual period
  28. LOC
    loss of consciousness
  29. LP
    lumbar puncture
  30. LPR
    laryngopharyngeal reflux
  31. LS
    lumbosacral spine
  32. LSO
    left salpingo-oophorectomy
  33. lt
    left
  34. LUQ
    left upper quadrant
  35. LV
    left ventricle
  36. Lymphos
    lyphocytes
  37. MCH
    mean cell hemoglobin
  38. MCHC
    mean cell hemoglobin concentration
  39. MCV
    mean cell volume
  40. MDI
    metered-dose inhaler
  41. MEG
    magnetoencephalography
  42. MG
    myasthenia gravis
  43. mg
    milligram
  44. mg/dl, mg/dL
    milligram per deciliter
  45. MI
    myocardial infarction
  46. mix astig
    mixed astigmatism
  47. ml, ML
    milliliter
  48. mm
    millimeter
  49. mm Hg
    millimeters of mercury
  50. MR
    mitral regurgitation
  51. MRA
    magnetic resonance angiogram

    magnetic resonance angiography
  52. MRI
    magnetic resonance imaging
  53. MS
    • 1. mitral stenosis
    • 2. musculoskeletal
    • 3. multiple sclerosis
    • 4. metal status
    • 5. magnesium sulfate
  54. MSH
    melanocyte-stimulating hormone
  55. MUGA
    multiple-gated acquisition
  56. MVP
    mitral valve prolapse
  57. MVR
    • 1. mitral valve replacement
    • 2. massive vitreous retraction (blade)
    • 3. microvitreoretinal
  58. Myop
    myopia (nearsightedness)
  59. Na
    Sodium
  60. NB
    newborn
  61. NCV
    nerve conduction velocity
  62. NG
    nasogastric
  63. NIDDM
    non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
  64. NIHL
    noise-induced hearing loss
  65. NK
    natural killer cell
  66. NMT
    nebulized mist treatment
  67. NOP, n.p.o.
    nothing by mouth
  68. NSAID
    nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
  69. NSR
    normal sinus rhythm
  70. O2
    Oxygen
  71. OB
    obstertrics
  72. OCP
    oral contraceptive pill
  73. O.D.
    Doctory of optometry
  74. OD
    overdose
  75. OD*
    right eye
  76. OM
    otitis media
  77. OP
    outpatient

    operative procedure
  78. OR
    operating room
  79. ORTH, ortho
    orthopedics
  80. OS*
    left eye

    by mouth (pharmacology)
  81. OSA
    obstructive sleep apnea
  82. OU*
    both eyes
  83. P
    • 1. phosphorus
    • 2. pulse
  84. PA
    • 1. posteroanterior
    • 2. pernicious anemia
    • 3. pulmonary artery
    • 4. physician assistant
  85. PAC
    premature atrial contraction
  86. Pap
    papanicolaou
  87. para 1, 2, 3 and so on
    unipara, bipara, tripara and so on (number of viable births)
  88. PAT
    paroxysmal atrial tachycardia
  89. PBI
    protein-bound iodine
  90. pc, p.c.*
    after meals
  91. PCL
    posterior cruciate ligament
  92. PCNL
    percutaneous nephrolithotomy
  93. Pco2
    partial pressure of carbon dioxide
  94. PCP
    • 1. pneumocystis pneumonia
    • 2. primary care physician
    • 3. phencyclidine (hallucinogen)
  95. PE
    • 1. physical examination
    • 2. pulmonary embolism
    • 3, pressure-equalizing (tube)
  96. PERRLA
    pupils equal, round, and reactive to light and accommodation
  97. PET
    positron emission tomography
  98. PFT
    pulmonary function test
  99. PGH
    pituitary growth hormone
  100. pH
    symbol for degree of acidity or alkalinity
  101. PID
    pelvic inflammatory disease
  102. PIH
    pregnancy-induced hypertension
  103. PKD
    polycystic kidney disease
  104. PMH
    past medical history
  105. PMI
    point of maximum impulse
  106. PMN, PMNL
    polymorphonuclear leukocyte
  107. PMP
    previous menstrual period
  108. PMS
    premenstrual syndrome
  109. PND
    paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
  110. PNS
    peripheral nervous system
  111. p.o.*
    by mouth
  112. Po2
    partial pressure of oxygen
  113. poly
    polymorphonuclear leukocyte
  114. post
    posterior
  115. p.r.n.*
    as required
  116. PSA
    prostate-specific antigen
  117. pt
    patient
  118. PT
    • 1. prothrombin time
    • 2. physical therapy
  119. PTCA
    percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
  120. PTH
    parathyroid hormone (parathormone)
  121. PTHC
    percutaneous transhepatic cholangeography
  122. PTT
    partial thromboplastin time
  123. PUD
    peptic ulcer disease
  124. PVC
    premature ventricular contraction
  125. q.2h.*
    every 2 hours
  126. qAM*
    every morning
  127. q.d.
    every day
  128. q.h.
    every hour
  129. q.i.d.*
    four times a day
  130. q.o.d.*
    every other day
  131. qPM*
    every evening
  132. RA
    • 1. right atrium
    • 2. rheumatoid arthritis
  133. RAI
    radioactive iodine
  134. RAIU
    radioactive iodine uptake
  135. RBC, rbc
    red blood cell
  136. RD
    respiratory distress
  137. RDS
    respiratory distress syndrome
  138. RF
    • 1. rheumatoid factor;
    • 2. radio frequency
  139. RGB
    roux-en-Y gastric bypass
  140. RK
    radial keratotomy
  141. RLQ
    right lower quadrant
  142. R/O
    rule out
  143. ROM
    range of motion
  144. RP
    • retrograde pyelogram;
    • retrograde pyelography
  145. RSO
    right salpingo-oopherectomy
  146. rt
    right
  147. R
  148. RUQ
    right upper quadrant
  149. RV
    • 1. residual volume
    • 2. right ventricle
  150. S1, S2..
    first sacral vertebra, second sacral vertebra
  151. SA, S-A
    sinoatrial
  152. SaO2
    arterial oxygen saturation
  153. SD
    shoulder disarticulation
  154. SIADH
    syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone
  155. SICS
    small incision cataract surgery
  156. SIDS
    sudden infant death syndrome
  157. SLE
    • 1. systemic lupus erythematosus
    • 2. slit-lamp examination
  158. SMAS
    superficial musculoaponeurotic system (flap)
  159. SNS
    sympathetic nervous system
  160. SOB
    shortness of breath
  161. sono
    sonogram
  162. SPECT
    single photon emission computed tomography
  163. sp. gr.
    specific gravity
  164. ST
    esotropia
  165. stat., STAT
    immediately
  166. STD
    sexually transmitted disease
  167. subcu, Sub-Q, subQ
    subcutaneous (injection)
  168. Sx
    symptom
  169. T1, T2,
    first thoracic vertebra, second thoracic vertebra
  170. T3
    triiodothyronin (thyroid hormone)
  171. T4
    thyroxine (thyroid hormone)
  172. T&A
    tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
  173. TAH
    total abdominal hysterectomy
  174. TB
    tuberculosis
  175. TFT
    thyroid function test
  176. THA
    total hip arthroplasty
  177. ther
    therapy
  178. THR
    total hip replacement
  179. TIA
    transient ischemic attack
  180. t.i.d.*
    3 times a day
  181. TKA
    total knee arthroplasty
  182. TKR
    total knee replacement
  183. TPPV
    trans pars plana vitrectomy
  184. TPR
    temperature, pulse, and respiration
  185. TRAM
    transverse rectus abdominis muscle
  186. TSE
    testicular self-examination
  187. TSH
    thyroid-stimulating hormone
  188. TSS
    toxic shock syndrome
  189. TURP
    transurethral resection of the prostate
  190. TVH
    total vaginal hysterectomy
  191. TVH-BSO
    total vaginal hysterectomy-bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
  192. Tx
    treatment
  193. UA
    urinalysis
  194. UC
    uterine contractions
  195. UGI
    upper gastrointestinal
  196. UGIS
    upper gastrointestinal series
  197. U&L, U/L
    upper and lower
  198. ung
    ointment
  199. UPP
    uvulopalatopharyngoplasty
  200. URI
    upper respiratory system
  201. US
    ultrasound, ultrasonography
  202. UTI
    urinary tract infection
  203. VA
    visual acuity
  204. VC
    vital capacity
  205. VCUG
    voiding cystourethrography
  206. VD
    venereal disease
  207. VF
    visual field
  208. VSD
    ventricular septal defect
  209. VT
    ventricular tachycardia
  210. VUR
    vesicoureteral reflux
  211. WBC, wbc
    white blood cell
  212. WD
    well-developed
  213. WN
    well nourished
  214. WNL
    within normal limits
  215. XP, XDP
    xeroderma pigmentosum
  216. XT
    exotropia

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