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Medical Abbrev. : A

Medical Abbreviations for the letter A

@ at
__ a before
__ aa of each
ab abortion
abd abdomen
ABG Arterial blood gas
ac before meals
ACTH adrenocorticortrophic hormone
AD right ear
A&D admissions and discharge
ADH anti diuretic hormone
ADL activities of daily living
ad lib as desired
adm admissions
AHA American Heart Association
AIDS acquired immune deficiency disorder
AM morning, before noon
AMA American Medical Association Against Medical Advice
amal amalgam
amb ambulate, walk
amt amount
ANA American Nurses Association
ANS Autonomic nervous system
ant anterior
AP apical pulse
A&P anterior and posterior anatomy and physiology
approx approximate
aq aqua aqueous
ARC AIDS related complex
ART Accredited Record technician
AS left ear
ASA Aspirin
ASAP as soon as possible
ASCVD arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease
ASHD arteriosclerotic heart disease
as tol as tolerated
AU both ears
AV arteriorvenous
av average
A&W alive and well
AX Axillary, armpit
Created by: ssammiee