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  1. a.c., ante cibum
    before meals
  2. ABO
    blood type system
  3. ad lib., ad libidum
    as desired
  4. aq., aqueous
    water-based
  5. b.i.d., bis in die
    two times a day
  6. blasts
    blast cells
  7. BUN
    blood urea nitrogen
  8. Ca
    calcium
  9. CBC
    complete blood count
  10. cm
    centimeter
  11. CO²
    carbon dioxide
  12. D5W
    5% dextrose in water (IV fluid)
  13. DOA
    dead on arrival
  14. DOB
    date of birth
  15. DTR
    deep tendon reflexes
  16. Dx
    diagnosis
  17. E. coli
    Escherichia coli (bacteria in bowel)
  18. EBV
    Epstein-Barr virus
  19. ECG, EKG
    electrocardiogram
  20. EEG
    electroencephalogram
  21. EM
    electron microscope
  22. Fr
    French (a kind of catherter or tube)
  23. FUO
    fever of unknown origin
  24. GB
    gallbladder
  25. gm
    gram
  26. gr
    grains
  27. H2O
    water
  28. ID
    intradermal
  29. IM
    intramuscular
  30. IU
    international unit(s)
  31. IV
    intravenous
  32. kg
    kilogram
  33. L, l
    liter
  34. LMD
    local doctor
  35. lymphs
    lymphocytes
  36. mcg
    microgram
  37. mEq
    milliequivalent
  38. mg
    milligram
  39. mg%
    milligram percent
  40. midnoc
    midnight
  41. mL, ml
    milliliter
  42. mm
    millimeter
  43. mmHg
    millimeters of Mercury
  44. monos
    monocytes
  45. n.p.o., nil per os, NBM
    nothing by mouth
  46. NBS
    normal bowel sounds
  47. NF
    none found, not found
  48. NG
    nasogastric
  49. NSD
    no serious disease (or defect)
  50. O
    oxygen (chemical element)
  51. O2
    oxygen gas
  52. p.o., per os
    by mouth
  53. p.r.n, pro re nata
    as needed, as required
  54. percent
    for every one hundred
  55. pH
    hydrogen ion concentration
  56. polys
    polymorphonuclear leukocytes
  57. PTA
    prior to admission
  58. q., quaque
    every
  59. q,()h., quaque () hora
    every () hours
  60. q.a.m, quaque ante meridian
    every morning
  61. q.d., quaque die
    daily
  62. q.h.s.
    every hour of sleep, every bedtime
  63. q.i.d., quater in die
    four times a day
  64. q.n.s.
    quantity not sufficient
  65. R/O
    rule out
  66. RBC
    red blood cells, red blood cell count
  67. Rx
    treatment, prescribe
  68. sed rate
    sedimentation rate
  69. segs
    segmented neutrophils
  70. sp. gr.
    specific gravity
  71. stabs
    stab cells
  72. stat., statum
    at once
  73. Subcu., SubQ
    subcutaneous
  74. Sx
    symptoms
  75. t.i.d., ter in die
    three times a day
  76. TBC, TB
    tuberculosis
  77. TPR
    temperature, pulse and respriation
  78. tsp
    teaspoon
  79. U
    unit(s)
  80. U/A
    urinalysis
  81. wbc, WBC
    white blood cells, white blood count
  82. YO
    years old
  83. ZnO2
    zinc oxide

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