Medical Abbreviations

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Medical Abbreviations
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  1. A
    artery
  2. -
    a
    before
  3. aa
    of each, arteries
  4. a.c.
    before a meal
  5. acc.
    accommodation
  6. AD
    Advance directive
  7. ADH
    antidiuretic hormone
  8. ad lib.
    freely; as desired
  9. ad sat.
    to saturation
  10. AF
    atrial fibrillation
  11. AI
    aortic incompetence; aortic insufficiency
  12. alt. dieb.
    every other day
  13. alt. hor.
    every other hour
  14. alt. noc.
    every other night
  15. AM
    morning
  16. a.m.a
    against medical advice
  17. ant.
    anterior
  18. A-P
    anterior-posterior
  19. ap
    before dinner
  20. AQ, aq
    water
  21. aq. frig.
    cold water
  22. ARC
    AIDS-related complex
  23. A-V, AV, A/V
    arteriovenous; atrioventricular
  24. av.
    avoirdupois
  25. BAC
    blood alchol concentration
  26. bib.
    drink
  27. b.i.d
    twice a day
  28. b.i.n
    twice a night
  29. BK
    below the knee
  30. BM
    bowel movement
  31. BP
    blood pressure
  32. bpm
    beats per minute
  33. BSA
    body surface area
  34. BW
    birth weight; body weight
  35. Bx
    biopsy

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