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Pharmacology Abbr.-1

VETT 114 Pharmacology for Vet Techs

TermDefinition
ACE Angiotensin-converting enzyme
ACTH Adrenocortocotropic hormone
AD Right ear
ADH Anitdiuretic hormone
Ad lib As much as desired (ad libitum)
ADR Adverse drug reaction
A-G Albumin globulin ratio
AL Left ear (auris laeva)
PHOS Phosphorus
ALT Alanine Aminotransferase
Amp Ampule
AU Each ear (aures unitas)
BBB Blood Brain Barrier
bid twice daily
BSA Body surface area
BUN Blood urea nitrogen
Bute Phenylbutazone
Ca Calcium
Caps Capsule
CBC Complete Blood Count
CC Cubic centimeter
Cl Chloride
CRT Capillary refill time
CTZ Chemoreceptor trigger zone
CVS Cardiovascular system
DES Diethylstilbestrol
DMSO Dimethyl sulfoxide
DS Dextrose in saline
Dx Diagnosis
EDTA Ethylene-diaminetetra-acetic acid
g or gm gram
gal gallon
GI Gastrointestinal
gtt multiple drops (gutta)
IC Intracardiac
ID Intradermal
IM Intramuscular
IN Intranasal
IP Intraperitoneal
IV Intravenous
K Potassium
Kg Kilogram
L or LT Liter
IU International units
ICF Intracellular fluid
Hx History
Hb Hemoglobin
GFR Glomerular filtration rate
GDV Gastric dilitation and volvulus
Fx Fracture
ECF Extracellular fluid
DV Dorsal-ventral
DIC Disseminated intravascular coagulation
CVP Central venous pressure
CSF Cerebrospinal fluid
CRF Chronic renal failure
CPR Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CNS Central nervous system
CHF Congestive heart failure
BP Blood pressure
BAR Bright, alert, responsive
AV 1. Atriventricular; 2. Arteriovenous; 3. Abomasal volvulus
AP Anterior-posterior
ALP Alkaline phosphatase
Ag Antigen
LRS Lactated Ringer's solution
ALB Albumin
ANS Autonomic nervous system
h hours
ALK Alkaline
Created by: Taylor Miller