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