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abbreviation meanings

n at night or nocte
narist. nasal drops or naristillae
neb. a spray or nebule
n.f. National Formulary
non. deb. do not repeat or non repetatur
n s normal saline
O pint or octarius
occulent eye ointment or oculentum
o eye or oculus
o.d. right eye or oculus dexter
o.l. left eye or oculus laevus
o.s. left eye or oculus sinister
o.u. both eyes, each eye, or oculus utro
o. m. every morning or omni mane
p.a.a. to be applied, to be affected, or parti affectae applicandus
per os by mouth or per os
p.c. after meals or post cibus
p.r. per rectum
p.r.n. as needed or pro re nata
pulv. powder or pulvis
q.i.d. four times a day or quater in die
q. each, every, or quaque
q.d. every day or quaque die
q.h. every hour or quaque hora
q.s. a sufficient quantity or quantum sufficiat
q.s. ad a sufficient quantity to make or quantum sufficiat ad
non rep. no repeats
nr no refills
oint ointment
oz. ounce
pm afternoon or evening
p o by mouth
pfs puffs
q.a.m. every day before noon
q.h.s. every night at bedtimes
q.o.d. every other day
q.p.m. every day after noon
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