Common Abbreviations (S)

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Abbreviation Word or Phrase
S1S5 Sacral vertebra
SALT Skin-associated lymphoid tissue
SARC Sarcoma
SB Small bowel
SBE Subacute bacterial endocarditis
SCC Squamous cell carcinoma
SEER Surveilance Epidemiology and End Results
SGOT Serum glutamic oxaloacetic
SGPT Serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase
SS Social Secrutity
SH Serum hepatitis
SM Small
SMA Sequential multiple analysis (Biochem profile)
SML BWL Small bowel
SNF Skilled nursing facility
SO Salpingo-oophorectomy
SOB Shortness of breath
SOL Solution
S/P Status post
SPEC Specimen
SP GR Specific gravity
S-Q, SQ Subcutaneous
SQ, SQUAM Squamous
SQ CELL CA Squamous cell carcinoma
SR Sedimentation rate
S-SPINE Sacral spine
STAPH Staphylococus
STAT Immediately (statim)
STREP Streptococcus
STSG Split thickness skin graft
SUBCU Subcutaneous
SUB-Q, SUBQ Subcutaneous
SURG Surgery, surgical
SVC Superior vena cava
SX Symptoms
SYMP Symptoms

Updated: December 28, 2023