Med Term Abbreviations

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  1. A
    Anterior
  2. A&P
    Auscultation and Percussion
  3. A&P repair
    Anterior and Posterior Colporrhapy
  4. A&P resection
    Abdominoperineal resection
  5. A&W
    Alive and well
  6. AA
    Alcholics Anonymous
  7. ab
    Abortion
  8. abd
    Abdomen
  9. ABE
    Acute bacterial endocarditis
  10. ABGs
    Arterial blood gases
  11. ac
    Before meals
  12. ACL
    Anterior cruciate ligament
  13. ACTH
    Adrenocorticotropic hormone
  14. AD
    Right ear (in Latin auris dexter)
  15. AD
    Alzheimer Disease
  16. ad lib
    As desired
  17. ADD
    Attention deficit disorder
  18. Adeno-Ca
    Adenocarcinoma
  19. ADH
    Antidiuretic hormone
  20. ADHD
    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  21. ADL
    Activities of daily living
  22. AED
    Automated external defibrillator
  23. AFB
    Acid-fast bacilli
  24. Afib
    Atrial fibrillation
  25. AI
    Aortic insufficiency
  26. AIDS
    Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  27. AKA
    Above-knee amputation
  28. alb
    Albumin
  29. ALL
    Acute lymphocytic leukemia
  30. ALS
    Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  31. alt diem
    Alternate days
  32. alt hor
    Alternate hours
  33. alt noc
    Alternate nights
  34. AMA
    Against Medical Advice
  35. AMA
    American Medical Association
  36. amb
    Ambulatory
  37. AMBS
    American Medical Board of Specialists
  38. AMD
    Age-related macular degeneration
  39. AMI
    Acute myocardial infarction
  40. AML
    Acute myelocytic leukemia
  41. amt
    Amount
  42. ant
    Anterior
  43. AODM
    Adult-onset (Type 2) diabetes mellitus
  44. AP
    Anterioroposterior
  45. AP
    Angina pectoris
  46. ARDS
    Adult (acute) respiratory distress syndrome
  47. ARM
    Artifical rupture of membranes
  48. AS
    Left ear (in Latin, auris sinister)
  49. AS
    Aortic stenosis
  50. as tol
    As tolerated
  51. ASA
    Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid)
  52. ASCVD
    Arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease
  53. ASD
    Atrial septal defect
  54. ASHD
    Arteriosclerotic heart disease
  55. Ast
    Astigmatism
  56. AU
    Both ear (in Latin, aures unitas)
  57. AUL
    Acute undifferentiated leukemia
  58. AV
    Atrioventricular
  59. AVR
    Aortic valve replacement
  60. ax
    Axillary (armpit region)
  61. BA
    Bronchial asthma
  62. BBB
    Bundle branch block
  63. BC
    Bowman's capsule
  64. BCC
    Basal cell carcinoma
  65. BE
    Barium enema
  66. bid
    Twice a day
  67. BK
    Below knee
  68. BKA
    Below-knee amputation
  69. BM
    Bowel movement
  70. BOM
    Bilateral otitis media
  71. BP
    Blood pressure

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