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M - O Abbre.

TermDefinition
m minim
MA medical assistant
Mat maternity
mcg microgram
MD Medical Doctor, muscular dystrophy, myocardial disease
Med medical, medicine
mEq milliequivalent
mg milligram
Mg magnesium
MI myocardial infarction
min minute
mL, ml milliliter
MLT medical laboratory technician
mm millimeter
MN midnight
mod moderate
MOM milk of magnesia
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
MS multiple sclerosis, mitral stenosis, muscular-skeletal
MT medical technologist
N nitrogen
N/A not applicable
Na sodium
NaCl sodium chloride (salt)
NB newborn
N/C no complaints
neg negative, none
Neur neurology
NG, ng nasogastric tube
NICU neurological intensive care unit
NIDDM non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
NIH National Institutes of Health
nil none
no number
NO nursing office
noc, noct at night, night
NP nurse practitioner
NPN nonprotein nitrogen
NPO nothing by mouth
N/S, NS normal saline
Nsy nursery
N/V, N&V nausea and vomiting
NVD nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
NVS neurological vital signs
O2 oxygen
O&P ova and parasites
Ob, Obs obstetrics
OBRA Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act
od overdose
OD right eye, occular dextra, Doctor of Optometry
oint ointment
OJ orange juice
OOB out of bed
OP outpatient
OPD, OPC outpatient department or clinic
opp opposite
OR operating room
Ord orderly
Orth orthopedics
os mouth
OS left eye, occular sinistra,
OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OT occupational therapy/therapist
OTC over the counter
OU each eye
OV office visit
oz ounce
Created by: Gavin111