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Abbreviation Term(s)
A Allergy
A Annum
A Anode
A Anterior
A Aortic
A Artery
A Axial
AB Abort(miscarry)
AB About
AB Antibody
AB Asthmatic bronchitis
ABD, ABDOM Abdomen
ABN Abnormal
ABP Arterial blood pressure
ABST Abstract
AC Adrenal cortex
AC Air contrast
AC Anterior chamber
ACH Adrenal cortical hormone
ACID PHOS Acid phosphatase
ACID P'TASE Acid phosphatase
ACTH Adrenocorticotrophic hormone
ADENOCA Adenocarcinoma
ADH Antidiuretic hormone (vasopressin)
ADJ Adjacent
ADM Admission
ADM Admit
AFF Afferent
AFF Affirmative
AFP Alpha-fetoprotein
AG Atrial gallop
AG Antigen
AG Argentum (silver, chemical symbol for)
AGL Acute granulocytic leukemia
A/G RATIO Albumin-globulin ratio
AGNO3 Silver nitrate
AIDS Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
AK(A) Above knee (amputation)
AKA Also known as
ALB Albumin
ALK PHOS Alkaline phosphatase
ALL Acute lymphocytic leukemia
AMA Against medical advice
AMB Ambulatory
AML Acute myelogenous leukemia
AMP Amputation
ANAP Anaplastic
ANAT Anatomy
ANES(TH) Anesthesia, anesthetic
ANT Anterior
ANTE Before
A&P Auscultation& percussion
AP Abdominal perineal
AP Anteroposterior
AP Anterior pituitary
AP&LAT Anteroposterior and lateral
APP Appendix
APPROX Approximately
ARC Aids related complex
ARD(S) Acute respiratory disease (syndrome)
ART Artery(ial)
AS Aortic stenosis
AS Arteriosclerosis
ASCVD Arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease
ASHD Arteriosclerotic heart disease
ASP Aspiration
ASR Aldosterone secretion rate
ASS Anterior superior spine (of ilium)
A STEN Aortic stenosis
ATP Adenosine triphosphate
ATR Achilles tendon reflex
ATR Atrophy
AU Angstrom unit
AU Aurum (gold, chemical symbol for)
AUT Autopsy
AV Aortic valve
AV Arteriovenous
AV Atrioventricular
A & W Alive and well
AX Axilla(ry)
AX Axis(dial)