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Med Term Abbr 1

Medical Terminology Abbreviations Part 1

A & P Auscultation and Percussion
A-V Atrioventricular
a.c. before meals
a.j. ankle jerk
A.M.A American Medical Association
aa equal parts of each
ad lib at will
alt dieb alternate days
AP Anterior Posterior
b.i.d. twice a day
b.i.n. twice a night
B.M. Bowl Movement
B.M.R. Basal Metabolic Rate
B.P. Blood Pressure
B.U.N. Blood Utrea Nitrogen
C Centigrade, Celsius
c with
CC Chief Complaint
CCU Cardiac care unit, Coronary Care Unit, Critical Care Unit
Ca Calcium
Caps Capsules
CBC complete blood count
cc cubic centimeter
Cl Chloride
cm centimeter
CO2 carbon dioxide
cu cubic
CVA Cerebrovascular accident
CVD Cardiovascular disease
D diopter, diagnosis
Dg, Dx, dg, dx diagnosis
D & C dilation and curettage
dd let it be given
D.D.S. Doctor of Dental Surgery
D.O. Doctor of Osteopathy
dil dilute, dilate
dr dram
Dr. doctor
DTR deep tendon reflex
Created by: Desiray