Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Medical Abbreviation

Appendix B 8/01/2019

TermDefinition
AB Blood Type AB in the ABO Blood Group
AB, Ab Abortion
ABD, abd Abdomen
ACS Acute Coronary Syndrome
AFB Acid-Fast Bacillus
AFP Alpha Fetoprotein
AGA Appropriate for Gestational Age
aPTT Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time
ASIS Anterior-Superior Illac Spine
Bp Blood Pressure
BSO Bilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy
Ca Cancer; Carcinoma (pronounced "c-a")
Ca, Ca++ Calcium
CBC Complete Blood Count
CBD Common Bile Duct
CBT Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
DEXA Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry
DT Delirium Tremens
DTR Deep Tendon Reflex
EBT Electron Beam Tomography
ECCE ExtraCapsular Cataract Exraction
ECG Electrocardiogram; Electrocardiography
EDS Ehlors-Danlos Syndrome; Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
FIGO Federation Internationale de Gyéncologie et Obstétrique (scoring system)
FiO₂ Fraction (percentage) of Inhaled Oxygen
GC Gonococcus (Neisseria Gonorrhoeae)
GVHD Graft-Versus-Host Disease
HAV Hepatitis A Virus
HBV Hepatitis B Virus
IgD Immunoglobulin D
LA Left Atrium
LASIK Laser-Assisted 𝑖𝑛 𝑠𝑖𝑡𝑢 Keratomileusis (pronounced "LAY-sik")
MMSE Mini Mental Status Examination
MR Mitral Regurgitation
NIDDM Non-Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
NK Natural Killer (Cell)
O₂ Oxygen
OCG Oral Cholecystogram; Oral Cholecystography
Pap Papanicolaou (smear or test) (short form)
PAP Prostatic Acid Phosphatase
PERRL Pupils Equal, Round, and Reactive to Light
R, r Roentgen (unit of exposure to x-rays or gamma rays)
SCC Squamous Cell Carcinoma
T₃, T3 Triiodothyronine
T₄ Thyroxine
UGI Upper Gastrointestinal (series)
VCUG Voiding Cystourethrogram; Voiding Cystourethrography
VEP Visual Evoked Potential
Created by: madison.obi