2021 Medical Abbreviations (A-H)

List Of Medical Abbreviations Starting With A

A1C Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Glycated hemoglobin (Hemoglobin A1c)

Aa Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Arteria

AAD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Antibiotic Associated Diarrhea

Aag Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm 

AAPMC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Antibiotic Associated Pseudomembranous Colitis

AAI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Acute Arterial Insufficiency

AAT Medical Abbreviation

AAT can mean two things. Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Atypical Antibody Test
  • Activity As Tolerated

AAL Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Anterior Axillary Line

AAOx3 Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Awake Alert And Oriented, x 3. Awareness of three dimensions: person, place and time.

AAOx4 Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Awake Alert And Oriented, x 4. Awareness of four dimensions: person, place, time and event.

A/B Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Acid Base Ratio

AB, Ab & ab Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that AB, Ab & ab have a different meaning!

Medical Meaning:

  • Abortion (AB)
  • AB Blood Type (AB)
  • Antibody (Ab)
  • Abdominal (ab)
  • Abdomen (ab)
  • Abortion (ab)

ABC Medical Abbreviation

ABC can mean two things. Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Aspiration, Biopsy & Cytology
  • Airway, Breathing & Circulation

ABCD Medical Abbreviation

ABCD can mean three things. Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Asymmetry, Borders, Color & Diameter
  • Airway, Breathing, Circulation & disability
  • ABCD rating (a staging system for prostate cancer)

Abd Medical Abbreviation

Abd can mean two things. Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Abdominal
  • Abdomen

ABG Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Arterial Blood Gas

ABE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Acute Bacterial Endocarditis

ACA Medical Abbreviation

ACA can mean three things. Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Anterior Cerebral Artery
  • Affordable Care Act
  • Acinic Cell Carcinoma

ABI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Air Conduction And Bone Conduction

ACB Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Aortocoronary Bypass

ACCU Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Acute Coronary Care Unit

Acc Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Accommodation of the eye

ACC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Anemia Of Chronic Cisease

ACDF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Anterior Cervical Ciscectomy And Fusion

ACD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Allergic Contact Dermatitis

ACE & Ace Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that Ace & ACE have a different meaning!

Medical Meanings:

  • Acetone (Ace)
  • Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE)

ACh Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Acetylcholine

ACEI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor

ACL Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Anterior Cruciate Ligament

ACLS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Advanced Cardiac Life Support

AChE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Acetylcholine Esterase

ACS Medical Abbreviation

ACS can mean three things. Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Acute Chest Syndrome
  • Altered Conscious State
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome

ACP Medical Abbreviation

ACP can mean two things. Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

ACTH Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Adrenocorticotropic Hormone

Medical Meanings:

  • Advanced Clinical Practitioner
  • Advance Care Planning

ACU Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Ambulatory Care Unit

ACPO Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Acute Colonic Pseudo Obstruction

AD Medical Abbreviation

AD can mean many things! Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Right Ear (ad. or AD)
  • Acute Distress
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • As Directed
  • Aortic Dissection

ADA Medical Abbreviation

ADA can mean many things! Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • American Dental Association
  • American Diabetes Association
  • Adenosine Deaminase

ADCC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Antibody Dependent Dell Mediated Cytotoxicity

ADC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: AIDS Dementia Complex

ADE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Adverse Drug Event

ADD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Attention Deficit Disorder

ADHD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ADH Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Antidiuretic Hormone

ADHR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Autosomal Dominant Hypophosphatemic rickets

ADHF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Acute Decompensated Heart Failure

Adn Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Adnexae

ADLs Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Activities Of Daily Living

ADR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Adverse Drug Reaction

ADP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Adenosine Diphosphate

ADW Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Ain’t Doin’ Well

AEB Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: As Evidenced By

A+E Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Accident and Emergency

AED Medical Abbreviation

AED can mean two things! Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Antiepileptic Drugs
  • Automated External Defibrillator

AF Medical Abbreviation

AED can mean three things! Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

AEM Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Ambulatory Electrocardiogram Monitoring

Medical Meaning:

  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Amniotic fluid
  • Atrial flutter

AFB Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Acid Fast Bacilli

AF-AFP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Amniotic Fluid Alpha Fetoprotein

AFib Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Atrial Fibrillation

AFI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Amniotic Fluid Index

AFNTR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Acute Febrile Nonhemolytic Transfusion Reaction

AFL Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Atrial Flutter

AFP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Alpha Fetoprotein

AFO Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Ankle Foot Orthosis

Ag Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Antigen

AFSOF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Anterior Fontanelle Soft, Open, Flat

AGA Medical Abbreviation

AGA can mean two things! Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Appropriate Gestational Age
  • Anti Gliadin Antibodies

AGES (criteria) Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning (for tumors): Age, Grade, Extent & Size

AGC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Atypical Glandular Cells

AGN Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Acute Glomerulonephritis

AH or a.h. Medical Abbreviation

AH & a.h. have a different meaning! Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Auditory Hallucinations (AH)
  • Every Other Hour (a.h.)

AHF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Antihemophilic Factor

AHD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease

AHH Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Aryl Hydrocarbon Hydroxylase

AHG Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Antihemophilic Globulin

AHR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Airway Hyper Reactivity

AHI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Apnea Hypopnea Index

AHT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Antihyaluronic Acid Test

AI Medical Abbreviation

AI can mean three things! Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Artificial Insemination
  • Aromatase Inhibitors
  • Aortic Insufficiency

AID Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Artificial Insemination By Donor

AICD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Automated Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator

AIH Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Artificial Insemination By Husband

AIDS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

AIHD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Artificial Insemination By pooled Husband and Donor semen

AIHA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

AIPD Medical Abbreviation

AIPD can mean three things! Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Autoimmune Progesterone Dermatitis
  • Acute Infectious and Parasitical Diseases

AIN Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Allergic Interstitial Nephritis

AIIRB Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Angiotensin II Receptor Antagonist

AIR Medical Abbreviation

AIR can mean two things! Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation
  • Anterior Interval Release

AIS Medical Abbreviation

AIS can mean two things! Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome
  • Adenocarcinoma In Situ

AK Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Acanthamoeba Keratitis

AJCC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: American Joint Committee on Cancer

AKA or aka Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that AKA/aka have two different meanings! Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Also Known As (AKA or aka)
  • Above Knee Amputation (AKA)

ALA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Aminolevulinic Acid

AKI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Acute Kidney Injury,

ALCAPA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery

Alc Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Alco123

ALG Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Antilymphocytic Globulin

ALF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Assisted Living Facility

ALI Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that ALI has two different meanings! Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Acute Lung Injury
  • Acute Limb Injury

ALL Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that ALL has two different meanings! Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Allergies
  • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

ALPS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome

ALP or Alk phos Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Alkaline Phosphatase 

ALS Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that ALS has two different meanings! Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Advanced Life Support
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

ALT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Alanine Transaminase

AMA Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that AMA has four different meanings! Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Antimitochondrial Antibody
  • Advanced Maternal Age
  • American Medical Association
  • Against Medical Advice

AMC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita

Amb Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Ambulate

AMI Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that AMI has two different meanings! Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Acute Mesenteric Ischemia

AMO Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Advanced Medical Optics

AML Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Acute Myeloid Leukemia

AMP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Adenosine Monophosphate

Amp Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that Amp has two different meanings! Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Ampere
  • Ampule

AMS Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that AMS has three different meanings! Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Altered Mental Status
  • Atypical Measles Syndrome
  • Acute Mountain Sickness

ANA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Antinuclear Antibody

Amt Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Amount

AND Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Allowing Natural Death

ANCA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody

ANF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Atrial Natriuretic Factor

ANDI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: (Breast) Aberrations of Normal Development and Involution

ANS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Autonomic Nervous System

ANP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Atrial Natriuretic Peptide

ANTR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Asymmetrical Tonic Neck Feflex

Ant Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Anterior

A&O or A/O Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Aware and Oriented or Alert and Oriented

ANUG Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Acute Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis

A&Ox3 Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Alert and Oriented x3 (Awareness of dimensions: Person, Place & Time)

A&Ox4 Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Alert and Oriented x4 (Awareness of dimensions: Person, Place, Time & Circumstances)

AOE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Acute Otitis Externa

AODM Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Adult Onset Diabetes Mellitus

AOM Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Acute Otitis Media

AP Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that AP has many different meanings! Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Angina Pectoris
  • Angina Pectoris
  • Area Postrema
  • Alkaline Phosphatase
  • Action Potential
  • Anteroposterior

A&P Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that A&P has two different meanings! Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Auscultation and Percussion

A/P Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that A/P has two different meanings! Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Assessment and Plan
  • Anatomy and Physiology

APACHE II Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II

APAP Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that APAP has two different meanings! Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Automatic Positive Airway Pressure
  • Paracetamol 

APC Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that APAP can have different meanings! Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Activated Protein C
  • Atrial Premature Contraction
  • Argon Plasma Coagulation
  • Antigen Presenting Cell

APD Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that APD has two medical meanings! Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Automated Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Adult Polycystic Disease

APECED Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Autoimmune Polyendocrinopathy Candidiasis Ectodermal Dystrophy

APKD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Adult Polycystic Kidney Disease

ABI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Antepartum Haemorrhage

APGAR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: (used for babies) Appearance, Pulse, Grimace, Activity, Respiration

APMPPE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Acute Posterior Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy

APLS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Antiphospholipid Syndrome

APR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Abdominoperineal Resection

APP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: As Per Protocol

APS Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that APS has two medical meanings! Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome
  • Autoimmune Polyendocrine/Polyglandular Syndrome

APSAC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Anisoylated Plasminogen Streptokinase Activator Complex

AR Medical Abbreviation

Be careful! AR has two medical meanings! Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Attributable Risk
  • Aortic Regurgitation

ARBI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Alcohol Related Brain Injury

ARB Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Angiotensin II Receptor Antagonist

ARC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: AIDS Related Complex

ARD Medical Abbreviation

ARD has two medical meanings! Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Alcohol Related Dementia
  • Absolute Risk Difference

ARF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Acute Renal Failure

ARDS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

ARM Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Artificial Rupture of Membranes (also abbreviated with AROM)

Arg Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Arginine

ARMS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma

ARMD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Age Related Macular Degeneration

AROM Medical Abbreviation

Notice that AROM has two medical meanings. Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Artificial Rupture Of Membranes (also abbreviated with ARM)
  • Active Range Of Motion

ART Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that ART has multiple medical meanings. Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Assisted Reproductive Technology
  • Antiretroviral Therapy
  • Assuming Room Temperature (in case of the death of the patient)

ARVC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy

AS Medical Abbreviation

The medical abbreviation AS has multiple meanings. Try to understand the context or ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Aortic Stenosis

ASA Medical Abbreviation

The medical abbreviation AS has two meanings. Ask the doctor for clarification if you can’t tell the meaning by the context.

Medical Meanings:

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Aspirin – Acetylsalicylic Acid

ASB Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Asymptomatic Bacteriuria

ASC Medical Abbreviation

The medical abbreviation ASC has two meanings. Ask the doctor for clarification if you can’t tell the meaning by the context.

Medical Meanings:

  • Atypical Squamous Cells
  • Ambulatory Surgery Center

ASC-H Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Atypical Squamous Cells (cannot exclude HSIL)

ASCA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Anti Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Antibodies

ASCUS or ASC-US Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Atypical Squamous Cells of Undetermined Significance

ASCAD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Arteriosclerotic Coronary Artery Disease

ASCVD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Arteriosclerotic Vascular Disease

ASD Medical Abbreviation

The medical abbreviation ASD has two meanings! Ask for clarification if you can’t tell the meaning by the context.

Medical Meanings:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Atrial Septal Defect

ASH or ASHD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease

ASGUS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Atypical Squamous Glandular cells of Undetermined Significance

ASH Medical Abbreviation

ASH has two meanings. Ask for clarification if you can’t tell the meaning by the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • Alcoholic Steatohepatitis
  • Asymmetric Septal Hypertrophy

ASO Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Antistreptolysin-O

ASIS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Anterior Superior IIiac Spine

ASPECTS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Alberta Stroke Program Early CT Score, ASPECT Score

ASOT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Antistreptolysin-O Titre

ASX Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Asymptomatic

AST Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Aspartate Transaminase

A-T Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Ataxia Telangiectasia

AT Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that AT has two medical meanings. Ask for clarification if you can’t tell the meaning by the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • Angiotensin
  • Antithrombin

ATA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Antitransglutaminase Antibodies

ATB Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Antibiotic

AT-III Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Antithrombin III

ATG Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Anti Thymocyte Globulin

ATCP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Atypical Chest Pain

ATN Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Acute Tubular Necrosis

ATLS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Advanced Trauma Life Support

ATNR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Asymmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex

ATP Medical Abbreviation

Note that AT has three medical meanings. Ask the doctor to clarify if you can’t tell the meaning by the context.

Medical Meanings:

  • Antitachycardia Pacing
  • Adenosine Triphosphate
  • Acute Thrombocytopenic Purpura

ATS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Antitetanus Serum (Antitetanus Immunoglobulins)

ATRA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: All Trans Retinoic Acid

AUC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Area Under the Curve

AU Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Each Ear 

AUS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Artificial Urinary Sphincter

AV Medical Abbreviation

Note that AV has two medical meanings. Ask the doctor to clarify if you can’t tell the meaning by the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • Atrioventricular
  • Arteriovenous

AVM Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Arteriovenous Malformation

AVF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Arteriovenous Fistula

AVN Medical Abbreviation

The AVN Abbreviation has two medical meanings. Ask the doctor to clarify if you can’t tell the meaning by the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • Atrioventricular Node
  • Avascular Necrosis

AVSD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Atrioventricular Septal Defect

AVR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Aortic Valve Replacement

AVSS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Afebrile, (Vital Signs Stable)

A&W or A/W Medical Abbreviation

This abbreviation has three medical meanings. Ask the doctor to clarify if you can’t tell the meaning by the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • Admitted With
  • Associated With
  • Alive and Well

AXR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Abdominal X-Ray

Ax Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Axillary

AYA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Adolescents and Young Adults

List Of Medical Abbreviations Starting With B

Ba Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Barium

Bx Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Biopsy

BADLs Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Basic Activities of Daily Living

BAC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Blood Alcohol Content

BAL Medical Abbreviation

The BAL abbreviation has three medical meanings. Ask the doctor to clarify if you can’t tell the meaning by the context.

Medical Meanings:

  • Blood Alcohol Level
  • British Anti Lewisite
  • BronchoAlveolar Lavage

BAT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Brown Adipose Tissue

BBA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bilateral Breast Augmentation

BAO Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Basic Acid Output

BBB Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Blood Brain Barrier

BAV Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bicuspid Aortic Valve

BBB R Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bundle Branch Block (Right)

BBB L Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bundle Branch Block (Left)

BBT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Basal Body Temperature

BBPS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Boston Bowel Preparation Scale

BC Medical Abbreviation

BC has three medical meanings. Ask the doctor to clarify if you can’t tell the meaning by the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • Board Certified
  • Blood Culture
  • Bone Conduction

BCC Medical Abbreviation

BC has two medical meanings. Ask the doctor to clarify if you can’t tell the meaning by the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • Blind Carbon Copy
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma

BCP Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that BCP has two medical definitions. Ask the doctor to clarify if you can’t tell the meaning by the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • Blood Chemistry Profile
  • Birth Control Pill

BCG Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bacille Calmette Guérin 

BDR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Background Diabetic Retinopathy

BCX or BCx Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Blood Culture

BBMF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bone Break, Me Fix

BD Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that BD has two medical meanings. Ask the doctor to clarify if you can’t tell the meaning by the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • Twice a Day
  • Bipolar Disorder

BDD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Body Dysmorphic Disorder

BDI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Beck Depression Inventory

BDS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Two Times a Day

BE Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that the medical abbreviation BE has two meanings. Ask the doctor to clarify if you can’t tell the meaning by the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • Base Excess
  • Barium Enema

BFP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bundle Forming Pilus

BEP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bleomycin, Etoposide & Cisplatin

BGAT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Blood Glucose Awareness Training

BG Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Blood Glucose

BIB Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Brought In By

BGL Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Blood Glucose Level

Bilat eq Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bilaterally Equal

BIBA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Brought In By Ambulance

BIS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bispectral Index

BiPAP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure

BiVAD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bilateral Ventricular Assist Device

BKA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Below The Knee Amputation

BK Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bradykinin

BL Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Burkitt’s Lymphoma

b/l Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bilateral

bld Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Blood

bl.cult Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Blood Culture

BLS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Basic Life Support

BM Medical Abbreviation

Note: The medical abbreviation BM has three meanings. Ask the doctor to clarify if you can’t tell the meaning by the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • Breast Milk
  • Bowel Movement
  • Bone Marrow

BMC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bone Mineral Content

BMBx Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bone Marrow Biopsy

BMI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Body Mass Index

BMD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bone Mineral Density

BMP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Basic Metabolic Panel

BMR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Basal Metabolic Rate

BMT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bone Marrow Transplantation

BMS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bare Metal Stent

BNP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Brain Natriuretic Peptide

BNO Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bowel Not Open

BOA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Born Out of Asepsis

BO Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Because Of

BOI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Born On Island

BOM Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bilateral Otitis Media

BOLT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bilateral Orthotopic Lung Transplant

BOOP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia

BP Medical Abbreviation

Note: The abbreviation BP has two meanings. Ask the doctor to clarify if you can’t tell the meaning by the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • British Pharmacopoeia
  • Blood Pressure

BPCA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Best Pharmaceuticals For Children Act

BPAD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bipolar Affective Disorder

BPD Medical Abbreviation

Be careful: The abbreviation BPD has three different meanings. Ask the doctor to clarify if you can’t tell the meaning by the context.

Medical Meaning:

BPM Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Beats Per Minute

BPH Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia/Hypertrophy

BPPV Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

BPP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Biophysical Profile

BR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bedrest or Bathroom

BPSD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

BRB Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bright Red Blood

BRA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bilateral Renal Agenesis

BRBPR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bright Red Blood Per Rectum

BRCA1 Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Breast Cancer 1

BRCA2 Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Breast Cancer 2

BRTO Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Balloon Occluded Retrograde Transvenous Obliteration

BRP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bathroom Privileges

BRVO Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion

BS Medical Abbreviation

Be careful: The abbreviation BS has a lot of different meanings. Ask the doctor to clarify if you can’t tell the meaning by the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • Body Secretions
  • Blood Sugar
  • Bowel Sounds
  • Breath (Sound)
  • Barium Swallow

BSx Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: B Symptoms

BSA Medical Abbreviation

BSA has two different meanings. Ask the doctor to clarify if you can’t tell the meaning by the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • Bovine Serum Albumin
  • Body Surface Area

BSC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bedside Commode

BSE Medical Abbreviation

BSE has two different meanings. Ask the doctor to clarify if you can’t tell the meaning by the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • Breast Self Examination
  • Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy

BSO Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bilateral Salpingo Oophorectomy

BSL Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Blood Sugar Level

BSU Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bartholin, Skene & Urethra 

BSP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: BromSulPhthalein

BT Medical Abbreviation

BT has two different meanings. Ask the doctor to clarify if you can’t tell the meaning by the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • Brachy Therapy
  • Bleeding Time

BTL Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bilateral Tubal Ligation

BTB Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Breakthrough Bleeding (menstrual period)

BTT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bridge To Transplantation

BTP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Breakthrough Pain

BV Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bacterial Vaginosis

BUN Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Blood Urea Nitrogen

BVM Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bag Valve Mask 

BVP Medical Abbreviation

BVP has two different meanings. Ask the doctor to clarify if you can’t tell the meaning by the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • Bleomycin, Vincristine, and cisPlatin
  • BiVentricular Pacing 

BW Medical Abbreviation

This abbreviation can mean two things. Ask the doctor to clarify if you can’t tell the meaning by the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • Birth Weight
  • Blood Work (for blood tests)

BZDs Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Benzodiazepines

Bx Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Biopsy

List Of Medical Abbreviations Starting With C

C Medical Abbreviation

The C abbreviation can mean two things. Ask the doctor to clarify if you can’t tell the meaning by the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • Cervical Vertebrae
  • Cytosine

CA or Ca Medical Abbreviation

CA and Ca can have a different meaning. If you don’t understand the meaning from the context, ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Carcinoma (Ca)
  • Calcium (Ca)
  • Cancer (CA or Ca)
  • Carcinoma (CA)

c/b Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Complicated By

CAA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Coronary Artery Aneurysm

CABP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Coronary Artery Bypass Procedure

CABG Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Coronary Artery Bypass Graft 

CADASIL Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy with Subcortical Infarcts and Leukoencephalopathy

CAD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Coronary Artery Disease

CAG Medical Abbreviation

CAG is an abbreviation for two different medical terms. If you don’t understand the meaning from the context, ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Coronary AngioGraphy
  • Coronary Artery Graft

CAGS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Coronary Artery Graft Surgery

CAGE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cut down, Annoyed, Guilty, Eye opener

cAMP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cyclic Adenosine MonoPhosphate

CAH Medical Abbreviation

CAH is an abbreviation for two different medical terms. If you don’t understand the meaning from the context, ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

CALLA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Common Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia Antigen

CAM Medical Abbreviation

CAM is a medical abbreviation for two different terms. If you don’t understand the meaning from the context, ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • Cell Adhesion Molecule

CAP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Community Acquired Pneumonia

CAMP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cyclic Adenosine MonoPhosphate

CAO Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Conscious, Alert & Oriented

CAPD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis

Caps Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Capsule

CaOx Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Calcium Oxalate

Cath Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Catheter

CAT or CT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Computed (Axial) Tomography 

CBA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cost Benefit Analysis 

CAUTI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection

CBD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Common Bile Duct

CBC/DIFF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Complete Blood Count/DIFFerential

CBF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cerebral Blood Flow

CBE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Clinical Breast Examination

CBS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Chronic Brain Syndrome

CBI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Continuous Bladder Irrigation

CC or cc Medical Abbreviation

CC or cc are medical abbreviation with different meanings. If you don’t understand the meaning from the context, ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Carbon Copy
  • Cardiac Catheter
  • Chief Complaint
  • Cubic Centimeter

CCB Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Calcium Channel Blocker

CCA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma

CCE (C/C/E) Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Clubbing, Cyanosis & Edema 

CCCU Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Critical Coronary Care Unit

CCF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Congestive Cardiac Failure

CCG Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Clinical Commissioning Group

CCK-PZ Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: CholeCystoKinin PancreoZymin

CCK Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cholecystokinin

CCOC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Clear Cell Odontogenic Carcinoma

CCOT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Calcifying Cystic Odontogenic Tumor 

CCNS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cell Cycle Non Specific 

CCR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cardiocerebral Resuscitation

CCP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide

CCU Medical Abbreviation

CCU is a medical abbreviation with two different meanings. If you don’t understand the meaning from the context, ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Critical Care Unit
  • Coronary Care Unit

CD Medical Abbreviation

CD is an abbreviation that can mean many things. If you don’t understand the meaning from the context, ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Controlled Delivery
  • Cluster of Differentiation
  • Chemical Dependency
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Celiac Disease

CDC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDAD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Clostridium Difficile Associated Diarrhoea

CDH Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Congenital Dislocated Hip

CDI Medical Abbreviation

CDI is an abbreviation with three meanings. If you don’t understand the meaning from the context, ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

CDP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cytosine Diphosphate

CDMR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Caesarean Delivery on Maternal Request

CDR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cutaneous Drug Reaction

CEA Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that CEA is an abbreviation with three meanings. If the context isn’t obvious, ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Cost Effectiveness Analysis
  • Carotid Endart Erectomy
  • Carcino Embryonic Antigen

Medical Meaning: Cystic Fibrosis

CF Medical Abbreviation

CEIOL Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cataract Extraction with Intra Ocular Lens Placement

CFA Medical Abbreviation

CFA has two meanings. If the context isn’t obvious, ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Colonization Factor Antigen
  • Complement Fixing Antibody

CFR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Case Fatality Rate

CFIDS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome

CFT Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that CFT has two meanings. If the context isn’t obvious, ask the doctor for clarification.

CFS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Medical Meaning:

  • Capillary Filling Time
  • Complement Fixation Test

CFU Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Colony Forming Unit

CGD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Chronic Granulomatous Disease

CFTR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane tonductance Regulator

cGMP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: cyclic Guanosine Mono Phosphate

CGI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Clinical Global Impression

CH Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Congenital Hypothyroidism

CGN Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Chronic GlomeruloNephritis

CHD Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that CHD is an abbreviation with three meanings. If the context isn’t obvious, ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Coronary Heart Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defect
  • Chronic Heart Disease

CHE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cholinesterase

ChE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cholinesterase

CHF Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that CHD is an abbreviation with two different meanings. If the context isn’t obvious, ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Continuous Hemo Filtration
  • Congestive Heart Failure

CHOP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cyclophosphamide, Doxorubicin, Vincristine, Prednisone 

CHO Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Carbohydrate

CHS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cannulated Hip Screw

CHT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Congenital Hypo Thyroidism

Chol Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cholesterol

CI Medical Abbreviation

CI is an abbreviation with two different meanings. If the context doesn’t clarify the meaning, ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Cardiac Index
  • Confidence Interval

CICU Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

CIB Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: CIBus

CIMF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Chronic Idiopathic Myelo Fibrosis

CIDP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

CIN Medical Abbreviation

CIN is an abbreviation with two different meanings. If the context doesn’t clarify the meaning, ask the doctor for medical clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Contrast Induced Nephropathy
  • Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia

CINV Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting

Circ Medical Abbreviation

Circ is an abbreviation with two different meanings. If the context doesn’t clarify the meaning, ask the doctor for medical clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Circulation
  • Circumcision

CIVI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Continuous IntraVenous Infusion

CIS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Carcinoma In Situ

CJD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease

CIWA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Clinical Institute Withdrawal Assessment for Alcohol

CKD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Chronic Kidney Disease

CK Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Creatine Kinase 

Cl Medical Abbreviation

CI is an abbreviation used for two different medical terms. If the context doesn’t clarify the meaning, ask the doctor for medical clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Clearance
  • Chlorine

CLL Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

CLARE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Contact Lens Acute Red Eye

CLN Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cervical Lymph Node

CLND Medical Abbreviation

CLD is a medical abbreviation used for two different terms. If the context doesn’t clarify the meaning, ask the doctor for medical clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Complete Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection

CLS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Capillary Leak Syndrome

CLP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cleft Lip and Palate

CM Medical Abbreviation

CLD is a medical abbreviation used for different terms. If the context doesn’t clarify the meaning, ask the doctor for medical clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • CardioMyopathy
  • Caucasian Male
  • Master of Surgery 
  • Chirurgiae Magister

CME Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Continuing Medical Education

CMD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cystic Medial Degeneration

CMML Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia

CML Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia

CMO Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Comfort Measures Only

CMP Medical Abbreviation

CMP is an abbreviation used for two different medical terms. If the context doesn’t clarify the meaning, ask the doctor for medical clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Cytosine MonoPhosphate
  • Complete Metabolic Profile

CMS Medical Abbreviation

The medical abbreviation CMS is being used for two different medical terms. If the context isn’t clear, ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Chronic Mountain Sickness
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

CMT Medical Abbreviation

The medical abbreviation CMT is being used for two different medical terms. If the context isn’t clear, ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Charcot Marie Tooth disease
  • Cervical Motion Tenderness

CN Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cranial Nerves

CMV Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: CytoMegaloVirus

CNS Medical Abbreviation

Abbreviation CNS is being used for two different medical terms. If the context isn’t clear, ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

CNVM Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Choroidal Neovascular Membranes

CO, c/o or C/O Medical Abbreviation

This abbreviation is being used for different medical terms. If the context isn’t clear, ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Complains Of (CO, c/o & C/O)
  • Carbon monOxide (CO)
  • Cardiac Output (CO)

COCP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Combined Oral Contraceptive Pill

COAD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease

COLD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease

COH Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Controlled Ovarian Hyperstimulation

Comp Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Compound

CoNS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Coagulase Negative Staphylcocci

Conj Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Conjunctiva

COVID Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: COronaVirus DIsease

COP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonitis

COX-1 Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: CycloOXygenase 1

COX-2 Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: CycloOXygenase 2

COX-3 Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: CycloOXygenase 3

CP Medical Abbreviation

The abbreviation CP is used for three different medical terms. If the context isn’t clear, ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Constrictive Pericarditis
  • Chest Pain
  • Cerebral Palsy

CPC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Clinical Pathological Conference

CPAP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Continuous Positive Airway Pressure

CPD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cephalopelvic Disproportion

CPCR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: CardioPulmonary Cerebral Resuscitation

CPE Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that the CPE abbreviation is used for three different medical terms. If the context isn’t clear, ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Carbapenemase Producing Enterobacteriaceae
  • Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema
  • Clostridium perfringens enterotoxin

CPK Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Creatine PhosphoKinase

CPG Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Clinical Practice Guideline

CPP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cerebral Perfusion Pressure

CPKMB Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Creatine PhosphoKinase Heart

CPPD Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that the CPPD medical abbreviation has different meanings. If the context isn’t clear, ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Cyclic Perimenstrual Pain & Discomfort
  • Calcium PyroPhosphate

CPT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Current Procedural Terminology

CPR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: CardioPulmonary Resuscitation

CR Medical Abbreviation

The CR medical abbreviation has two different meanings. If the context isn’t clear, ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Controlled Release
  • Complete Remission 

CRC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Colorectal Cancer

Cr or Creat Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Creatinine

CrCl Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Creatinine Clearance

CRD Medical Abbreviation

The medical abbreviation CRD has two different meanings. If the context isn’t clear, ask the doctor for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Circadian Rhythm Disorder
  • Chronic Renal Disease

CREST Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Calcinosis, Raynaud Esophagus, Sclerosis & Teleangiectasiae

CRE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Carbapenem Resistant Enterobacteriaceae

CRF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning:

  • Corticotropin Releasing Factor
  • Chronic Renal Failure

CRH Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Corticotropin Releasing Hormone

CrGN Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Crescentic GlomeruloNephritis

Crike Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cricothyrotomy

CRI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Chronic Renal Insufficiency

Crit Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hematocrit

CRISPR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats

CRNA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

CRL Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Crown Rump Length

CRP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: C Reactive Protein

CRO Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Contract Research Organization

CRPS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

CRRT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy

CRPC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer

CRSD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder

CRS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Congenital Rubella Syndrome

CRT Medical Abbreviation

The abbreviation CRT is used for seven medical terms with different meanings. Ask the doctor for clarification if the meaning isn’t obvious by the context.

Medical Meanings:

  • Certified Respiratory Therapist
  • Central Retinal Thickness
  • Cathode Ray Tube
  • Conformal RadioTherapy
  • ChemoRadioTherapy
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
  • Capillary Refill Time

CRTx Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: ChemoRadioTherapy

CS Medical Abbreviation

CS is used a medical abbreviation for four medical terms with different meanings. Ask the doctor for clarification if the meaning isn’t obvious by the context.

Medical Meanings:

  • Churg Strauss syndrome
  • Culture Sensitivity
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Caesarean Section

C&S Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Culture & Sensitivity

C/S Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Caesarean Section

CSA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Controlled Substances Act

CsA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cyclosporin A

C-section Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cesarean Section

CSF Medical Abbreviation

CSF is used a medical abbreviation for two medical terms. Ask the doctor for clarification if the meaning isn’t obvious by the context.

Medical Meanings:

  • Colony Stimulating Factor
  • CerebroSpinal Fluid

CSOM Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media

CSME Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Clinically Significant Macular Edema

C-spine Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cervical Spine

CSPC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Community Specialist Palliative Care

C-SSRS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale

CSR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cumulative Survival Rate

CST Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Contraction Stress Test

CSU Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Catheter Specimen of Urine

CT Medical Abbreviation

CT is an abbreviation that is used for two medical terms. Ask the doctor for clarification if the meaning isn’t obvious by the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • CervicoThoracic
  • Computed Tomography

CTA Medical Abbreviation

CTA is an abbreviation and is used for two different medical terms. Ask the doctor for clarification if the meaning isn’t obvious by the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • Computed Tomography Angiography
  • Clear To Auscultation

CTAP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: CT during Arterial Portography

CTAB or CTA B Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Clear To Auscultation Bilaterally

CT c/a/p Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: CT scan of Chest, Abdomen & Pelvis

CTD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Connective Tissue Disease

CTCAE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events

CTE Medical Abbreviation

CTE is an abbreviation that is used for two medical terms. Ask the doctor for clarification if the meaning isn’t obvious by the context.

Medical Meanings:

  • Coefficient of Thermal Expansion
  • Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

CTEPH Medical AbbreviationC

Medical Meaning: Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension

CTO Medical Abbreviation

CTO is a medical abbreviation that has two different meanings. Ask the doctor for clarification if the meaning isn’t obvious by the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • Community Treatment Order
  • Chronic Total Occlusion

CTP Medical Abbreviation

CTO is often used as medical abbreviation and has three different meanings. Ask the doctor for clarification if the meaning isn’t obvious by the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • Clear To Percussion
  • Child Turcotte Pugh score
  • Cytidine TriphosPhate
  • Cytosine TriphosPhate

CTPE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: CT scan for Pulmonary Embolii

CTPA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Computed Tomographic Pulmonary angiography

CTR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Carpal Tunnel Release

CTS Medical Abbreviation

The CTS medical abbreviation has two different meanings. Ask the doctor for clarification if the meaning isn’t obvious by the context.

Medical Meanings:

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Computed Tomography Scan

CTU Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cancer Treatment Unit

CTX or CTx Medical Abbreviation

CTX or CTx are medical abbreviations with different meanings. Ask the doctor for clarification if the meaning isn’t obvious by the context.

Medical Meanings:

  • Chemotherapy (CTX or CTx)
  • Contractions (CTX)
  • Ceftriaxone (CTX)

CUC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Chronic Ulcerative Colitis

CTZ Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Chemoreceptor Trigger Zone

CV Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: CardioVascular

CVA Medical Abbreviation

The medical abbreviation CVA has two different meanings. Ask the doctor for clarification if the meaning isn’t obvious by the context.

Medical Meanings:

  • CostoVertebral angle
  • CerebroVascular Accident

CVAT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: CostoVertebral Angle Tenderness

CVAD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Central Venous Access Device

CVC Medical Abbreviation

CVC (medical abbreviation) has two different meanings. Ask the doctor for clarification if the meaning isn’t obvious by the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • Chronic Venous Congestion
  • Central Venous Catheter

CVI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cerebrovascular Incident

CVD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cardiovascular Disease

CVP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Central Venous Pressure

CVL Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Central Venous Line

CVS Medical Abbreviation

Three different meanings are known from the medical abbreviation CVS. Ask the doctor for clarification if the meaning isn’t obvious by the context.

Medical Meanings:

  • CerebroVascular Stroke
  • CardioVascular System
  • Chorionic Villus Sampling

CVT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Cerebral Venous Thrombosis

CVID Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Common Variable ImmunoDeficiency

CWP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Coal Worker’s Pneumoconiosis

CVVH Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Continuous Veno Venous Hemofiltration

Cx Medical Abbreviation

Three different meanings are known from the medical abbreviation Cx. Ask the doctor for clarification if the meaning isn’t obvious by the context.

Medical Meanings:

  • Microbiological Culture
  • Cervix
  • Complication

CXR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Chest X-Ray

List Of Medical Abbreviations Starting With D

DS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Diagnosis

D5 Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dextrose (5%)

D25 Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dextrose (25%)

D4T Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Stavudine

D5W Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dextrose (5%) in Water

DAEC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Diffusely Adherent Escherichia Coli

DA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dopamine

DAI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Diffuse Axonal Injury

DAF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Decay Accelerating Factor

DAPT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dual Anti Platelet Therapy

DALY Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Disability Adjusted Life Year

DBE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Double Balloon Enteroscopy

DBP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Diastolic Blood Pressure

DBS Medical Abbreviation

Two different meanings are known from the medical abbreviation DBS. Ask the doctor for clarification if the meaning isn’t obvious by the context.

Medical Meanings:

  • Dried Blood Spots
  • Deep Brain Stimulation

D/C Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Discharge or Discontinue

D&C Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dilatation & Curettage

DCD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Donation after Cardiac Death

DCBE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Double Contrast Barium Enema

DCDA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: DiChorionic DiAmniotic

DCCV Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Direct Current Cardioversion

DCM Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dilated CardioMyopathy

DCP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dynamic Compression Plate

DCIS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Ductal Carcinoma In Situ

DD Medical Abbreviation

Two meanings are known from the medical abbreviation DD. Ask the doctor for clarification if the meaning isn’t obvious by the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • Diastolic Dysfunction
  • Differential Diagnosis

DDC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Zalcitabine

DDAVP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Desmopressin Acetate

DDD Medical Abbreviation

Ask for clarification from the doctor if the context doesn’t tell you the meaning of the medical abbreviation. This abbreviation can mean two different things.

Medical Meanings:

  • Degenerative Disk Disease
  • Daily Defined Doses

DDI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Didanosine

DDH Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Developmental Hip Dysplasia

D&E Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dilatation & Evacuation

DDx Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Differential Diagnosis

DES Medical Abbreviation

Ask for clarification from the doctor if the meaning isn’t obvious after conducting the context. The DES abbreviation has two different meanings.

Medical Meanings:

  • Drug Eluting Stent
  • Diethylstilbestrol

DHE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dihydroergotamine

DEXA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry

DHF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Decompensated Heart Failure

DHEA-S Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulphate

DHT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dihydrotestosterone

DHR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dihydrorhodamine

DI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Diabetes Insipidus

DHT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dobhoff Tube

DIB Medical Abbreviation

DIB is an abbreviation for two medical terms. Ask for clarification from the doctor if the meaning isn’t obvious after conducting the context.

Medical Meanings:

  • Difficulty In Breathing
  • Dead In Bed

Di-Di or Di Di Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dichromatic Diamnionic twins

DIC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

DILI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Drug Induced Liver Injury or Distal Interphalangeal Joint

DIL Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Drug Induced Lupus

DiPerTe Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Diphtheria Pertussis Tetanus 

DIP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Diffuse Interstitial Pneumonitis

Disch Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Discharge

Dis Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dislocation

DIU Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Death In Utero

DiTe Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Diphtheria Tetanus 

DKA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Diabetic Ketoacidosis

DJD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Degenerative Joint Disease

DLB Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dementia with Lewy Bodies

dl or dL Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Deciliter

DLE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Disseminated Lupus Erythematosus

DLCO Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Diffusing capacity of the Lung for Carbon Monoxide

DLP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dyslipoproteinemia

DLI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Donor Lymphocyte Infusion

DM Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dermatomyositis or Diabetes Mellitus

DM2 Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Diabetes Type 2

DMARD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Disease Modifying AntiRheumatic Drug

DMD Medical Abbreviation

DMB is a medical abbreviation that is used for two medical terms. Ask for clarification from the doctor if the meaning isn’t obvious after conducting the context.

Medical Meanings:

  • Dentariae Medicinae Doctor
  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

DMPA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate

DME Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Durable Medical Equipment

DMT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dimethyltryptamine

DMSA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dimercaptosuccinic Acid

DNACPR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Do Not Attempt CardioPulmonary Resuscitation

DNA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: DeoxyriboNucleic Acid

DNR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Do Not Resuscitate

DNI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Do Not Intubate

DO Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

DNAR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Do Not Attempt Resuscitation

D/O Medical Abbreviation

D/O is a medical abbreviation and is used for two medical terms. Ask for clarification from the doctor if the meaning isn’t obvious after conducting the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • Disorder
  • Died Of

DOA Medical Abbreviation

The medical abbreviation DOA is used for two medical terms. Check with the doctor if ithe meaning isn’t obvious after conducting the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • Drugs Of Abuse
  • Dead On Arrival

DOB Medical Abbreviation

The medical abbreviation DOB can have two different meanings. Check with the doctor if ithe meaning isn’t obvious after conducting the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • Date of birth
  • Difficulty Of Breathing

DOL Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Day Of Life

DOE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dyspnea On Exertion

DOSS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Docusate Sodium

DOS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Date Of Service

DPH Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: DiPhenylHydantoin

DP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dorsalis Pedis

DPLD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Disease

DPL Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage

DPT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Diphtheria Pertussis Tetanus 

DPM Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

DRPLA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dentatorubral Pallidoluysian Atrophy

DRE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Digital Rectal Examination

DRT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dead Right There

DS Medical Abbreviation

Medical abbreviation DS has three meanings. Check with the doctor if ithe meaning isn’t obvious after conducting the context.

Medical Meanings:

  • Diopters Sphere
  • Down Syndrome 
  • Disease

DSA Medical Abbreviation

DSA (medical abbreviation) has two meanings. Check with the doctor if ithe meaning isn’t obvious after conducting the context.

Medical Meanings:

  • Donor Specific Antibody
  • Digital Subtraction Angiography

Dsg Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dressing

DSD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dry Sterile Dressing

dsRNA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Double Stranded RNA

DSM Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

DT(s) Medical Abbreviation

DT is a medical abbreviation and has two meanings. Check with the doctor if ithe meaning isn’t obvious after conducting the context.

Medical Meanings:

  • Delirium Tremens (DT or DTs)
  • Diphtheria Tetanus (DT)

DTaP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Vaccine Diphtheria Tetanus acellular Pertussis

DTA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Descending Thoracic Aorta

DTR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Deep Tendon Reflex

DTP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Vaccine Diphtheria Tetanus Pertussis 

DUB Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding

DU Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Duodenal Ulcer 

DVT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Deep Vein Thrombosis

DW or D5W Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning:

  • 5% Dextrose in water (D5W)
  • Dextrose in water (DW)

DXA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry

DX, Dx, dx Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Diagnosis

DZ Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Disease

List Of Medical Abbreviations Starting With E

E Medical Abbreviation

Note: The medical abbreviation ‘E’ and has multiple meanings. Check with the doctor if the meaning isn’t obvious after conducting the context.

Medical Meanings:

  • estrogen
  • estradiol
  • epinephrine
  • Enterococcus
  • electrolytes
  • ecstasy

E1 Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Estrone

E2 Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Estradiol

EACA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Epsilon Aminocaproic Acid

EAC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: External Acoustic Meatus

EAF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Enteric Adherence Factor

EAEC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Enteroadhesive Escherichia Coli

EBRT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: External Beam Radiation Therapy

EAM Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: External Auditory Meatus

EBL Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Estimated Blood Loss

EBM Medical Abbreviation

Note that the medical abbreviation ‘EBM’ and has two meanings. Check with the doctor if the meaning isn’t obvious after conducting the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • Expressed Breast Milk
  • Evidence Based Medicine

EBV Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Epstein Barr Virus

EBT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Electron Beam Tomography

EC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Enteric Coating

ECD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Endocardial Cushion Defect

ECC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Endocervical Curettage

ECF Medical Abbreviation

ECF has two different medical meanings. Check with the doctor if the meaning isn’t obvious after conducting the context.

Medical Meaning:

  • Enteric Cytopathic human orphan
  • Extracellular Fluid

ECM Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Extracellular Matrix

ECG Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Electrocardiogram

ECI or E.C.I. Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that ECI and E.C.I. are different medical abbreviations.

ECHO Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Enteric Cytopathic Human Orphan virus

Medical Meaning:

  • Fever of Unknown Origin (ECI)
  • Febris e Causa Ignota (E.C.I.)

ECMO Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: ExtraCorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

ECLS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: ExtraCorporeal Life Support

ECT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: ElectroConvulsive Therapy

ECP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Emergency Care Practitioner

ECTR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release

ED Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that ED is used for different medical abbreviations! Check the circumstances to understand the meaning or ask the doctor for the meaning of the abbreviation.

Medical Meanings:

  • Emotional Distress
  • Effective Dose
  • Ectodermal Dysplasia
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Emergency Department
  • Eating Disorder

EDD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Estimated Date of Discharge or Estimated Date of Delivery (pregnancy)

EDC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Estimated Date of Confinement 

EDH Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: EpiDural Hematoma

EDF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: End Diastolic Flow

EDRF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Endothelium Derived Relaxing Factor 

EDM Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Esophageal Doppler Monitor

EDS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

EDTA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Ethylene Diamine Tetraacetic Acid

EEE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Eastern Equine Encephalitis

EDV Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: End Diastolic Volume

EENT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Ears, Eyes, Nose & Throat 

EEG Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Electroencephalogram

EF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Ejection Fraction

EEX Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Electrodiagnosis

EFS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Event Free Survival

EFM Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Electronic Fetal Monitoring

EGBUS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: External Genitalia, Bartholin’s glands, Urethra and Skene’s glands

EFW Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Estimated Fetal Weight

EGD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Esophagogastroduodenoscopy

EGPA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis 

EGF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Epidermal Growth Factor

EHEC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (or E. coli)

EIA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: External Iliac Artery 

EIEC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Enteroinvasive Escherichia Coli (or E. coli)

EJ Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Elbow Jerk

EIB Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Exercise Induced Bronchospasm

ELLSCS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Elective Lower Segment Caesarean Section

EKG Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Electrocardiogram

EM Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Erythema Multiforme

ELISA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay

EMB Medical Abbreviation

Be careful: EMB is used for two different medical abbreviations! Check the circumstances to understand the meaning or ask the doctor for the meaning of the abbreviation.

Medical Meanings:

  • Endomyocardial Biopsy/Endometrial Biopsy
  • Ethambutol

EMC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Encephalomyocarditis

EmBx Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Endometrial Biopsy

EMD Medical Abbreviation

Be careful with the EMD abbreviation: EMD is used for two different medical abbreviations! Check the circumstances to understand the meaning or ask the doctor for the meaning of the abbreviation.

Medical Meaning:

  • Electromechanical Dissociation
  • Early Morning Discovery

EMF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Endomyocardial Fibrosis

EMDEX Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Essential Medicines Index

EMG Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Electromyography

EMS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Emergency Medical Services

EMLSCS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Emergency Lower Segment Caesarean Section

Emul Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Emulsion

EMU Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Early Morning Urine Sample 

ABI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Edge Of Bed

EOB Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Ear, Nose & Throat 

EoLC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: End of Life Care

EoL Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: End Of Life 

EOMI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Extraocular Movements Intact 

EOM Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Extraocular Muscles

EPEC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli (E. coli)

EPCT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Estrogen Progesterone Challenge Test

EPO Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Erythropoietin

EPH Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Edema, Proteinuria & Hypertension

Epi Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Epinephrine

EPS Medical Abbreviation

Be careful with the medical abbreviation EPS: EPS is used for two different medical abbreviations! Check the circumstances to understand the meaning or ask the doctor for the meaning of the abbreviation.

Medical Meaning:

  • ExtraPyramidal Syndromes
  • Electrophysiology

ER Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Emergency Room

ERCP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography

ERM Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Epiretinal Membrane

ERMS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma

ERT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Enzyme Replacement Therapy

ESA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Erythropoiesis Stimulating Agent

ESHAP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Etoposide, Cisplatin, Cytarabine & Methylprednisolone 

ESI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Epidural Steroid Injection

ESL or ESWL Medical Abbreviation

This abbreviation is used for two different medical terms! Check the circumstances to understand the meaning or ask the doctor for the meaning of the abbreviation.

Medical Meaning:

  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy (ESL or ESWL)

ESBL Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Extended Spectrum Beta Lactamase

ESM Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Ejection Systolic Murmur

ESR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate

ESRF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: End Stage Renal Failure

ESS Medical Abbreviation

ESS is being used for two different medical terms! Check the circumstances to understand the meaning or ask the doctor for the meaning of the abbreviation.

Medical Meanings:

  • Empty Sella Syndrome
  • Enhanced Support Service

EST Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Endodermal Sinus Tumor

ESV Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: End Systolic Volume

ESWL or EL Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy

ET Medical Abbreviation

ET has multiple medical meanings! Try to understand the circumstances or ask the doctor for the meaning of this medical abbreviation.

Medical Meaning:

  • Essential Thrombocythemia
  • Embryo Transfer
  • Endotracheal
  • Endothelin

ETEC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (or E. coli)

Etiol Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Etiology

ETOH Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Ethyl Alcohol (Ethanol)

ETS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy

EUA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Examination Under Anesthesia

EUS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Endoscopic Ultrasonography

ETT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Endotracheal Tube

EVF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Erythrocyte Volume Fraction 

EUP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Extrauterine Pregnancy

EVAR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Endovascular Aneurysm Repair

Ext Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Extremities

Exp Lap Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Exploratory Laparotomy

List Of Medical Abbreviations Starting With F

FA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Fanconi Anemia

Fx Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Fracture

FAP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

FANA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Fluorescent Antinuclear Antibody Test

FB Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Foreign Body

FAST Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma

FBC Medical Abbreviation

The medical abbreviation ‘FBC’ and has two meanings. Check with the doctor if the meaning isn’t obvious from the context.

Medical Meanings:

  • Full Blood Count
  • Family Birth Center

FBG Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Fasting Blood Glucose

FBE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Full Blood Exam

FBS Medical Abbreviation

FBS’ and has two meanings. Double check with the doctor if the medical meaning of this abbreviation isn’t obvious from the context.

Medical Meanings:

  • Fasting Blood Sugar
  • Failed Back Syndrome

FCS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Faciocutaneoskeletal Syndrome

F/C/S Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: fevers/chills/sweating

FDC Medical Abbreviation

FDS is a medical abbreviation with two meanings. Double check with the doctor when the meaning of the abbreviation isn’t clear.

Medical Meanings:

  • Fixed Dose Combination
  • Follicular Dendritic Cells

FDIU Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Fetal Demise In Utero

FDG Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Fluordeoxyglucose

FDP Medical Abbreviation

FDP is an abbreviation with two meanings. Double check with the doctor when the meaning of the abbreviation isn’t clear.

Medical Meanings:

  • Flexor Digitorum Profundus
  • Fibrin Degradation Product

Fe Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Iron

FDS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Flexor Digitorum Superficialis

fem Medical Abbreviation

There are two meanings known for the medical abbreviation ‘fem’. When the meaning of the abbreviation isn’t clear, double check with the doctor.

Medical Meaning:

  • Femoral
  • Female

FEN Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Fluids, Electrolytes & Nutrition

FEP Medical Abbreviation

There are two meanings known for the abbreviation ‘FEP’. When the meaning of the medical abbreviation isn’t clear, double check with the doctor.

Medical Meanings:

  • Fibroepithelial Polyp
  • Free Erythrocyte Protoporphyrin

FET Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Frozen Embryo Transfer

FESS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

FF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Free (non-thickened) Fluids 

FEV1 Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Forced Expiratory Volume (in one sec.)

FFP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Fresh Frozen Plasma

FFA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Free Fatty Acids

FHS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Fetal Heart Sound

FHR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Fetal Heart Rate

FHx Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Family History

FHT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Fetal Heart Tones

FIBD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Found In Bed Dead

FISH Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization

FLAIR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Fluid Attenuated Inversion Recovery

FL Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Femur Length

FM Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Fetal Movement

FLK Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Funny Looking Kid

FMP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: First Menstrual Period 

FMF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Fetal Movements Felt

fMRI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging

FMPP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Familial Male Precocious Puberty

FNA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Fine Needle Aspiration

FMS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Fibromyalgia Syndrome

FNAC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology

FNAB Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy

FND Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Functional Neurologic Disorder

FNC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Full Nursing Care

FNH Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Focal Nodular Hyperplasia

FOB Medical Abbreviation

There are three definitions known for the medical abbreviation ‘FEP’. When the meaning of FEB isn’t clear, double check with the doctor.

Medical Meanings:

  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Father Of Baby
  • Foot Of Bed

FOBT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Fecal Occult Blood Test

FOF Medical Abbreviation

There are two medical definitions known for ‘FOF’. Check with the doctor or nurse in case there is doubt of the meaning of the medical abbreviation.

Medical Meaning:

  • Found On Floor 
  • FOP Fibrousdysplasia Ossificans Progressiva

FOOSH Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Fall On Outstretched Hand

FOS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Full Of Stool

FPG Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Fasting Plasma Glucose

FP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Family Planning

FROM Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Full Range Of Motion

FRDA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Friedreich’s Ataxia

FSE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Fetal Scalp Electrode

FSBS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Finger Stick Blood Sugar

FSH Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Follicle Stimulating Hormone

FSGS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Focal and Segmental Glomerulosclerosis

FTA or FTA-ABS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Fluorescent Treponemal Antibody (Absorption)

FTT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Follow Up

F/U Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Failure To Thrive

FUT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Follicular Unit Transplantation

FUO Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Fever of Unknown Origin

FUE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Follicular Unit Extraction

FVC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Forced Vital Capacity 

Fx Medical Abbreviation

There are two medical interpretations known for ‘Fx’. Check with the GP or doctor when there is doubt of the meaning of the medical abbreviation.

Medical Meanings:

  • Fracture
  • Function

FWB Medical Abbreviation

Two interpretations are known for the medical abbreviation ‘FWB’. Check with the GP or doctor when there is doubt of the meaning.

Medical Meanings:

  • Fetal Wellbeing
  • Full Weight Bearing

FWD Medical Abbreviation

Two interpretations/meanings are known for ‘FWD’. Ask the GP or doctor for clarification when there is doubt of the meaning.

Medical Meanings:

  • Forward
  • Full Ward Diet

List Of Medical Abbreviations Starting With G

G Medical Abbreviation

Two interpretations/meanings are known for ‘G’. Ask the GP or doctor for clarification of this abbreviation when there is doubt of the meaning.

Medical Meanings:

  • Guanosine
  • Gravidity

G6PD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase

GA Medical Abbreviation

Two meanings/interpretations are known for the medical abbreviation ‘GA’. Ask the GP or doctor for clarification when the context isn’t clear.

Medical Meanings:

  • Gestational Age
  • General Anaesthesia

GABHS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Group A Beta Hemolytic Streptococcus

GABA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Gamma Aminobutyric Acid

GAPS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Guidelines for Adolescent Preventative Services

GAD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Generalized Anxiety Disorder

GB Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Gallbladder

GAVE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Gastric Antral Vascular Ectasia

GBC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Gallbladder Carcinoma

GBS Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that there are different interpretations from the medical abbreviation ‘GBS’. Ask for clarification when the context isn’t clear.

Medical Meanings:

  • Guillain Barré Syndrome
  • Group B Strep.

GBM Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that there are different interpretations from the medical abbreviation ‘GBS’. Request clarification in case the meaning isn’t obvious.

Medical Meanings:

  • Glomerular Basement Membrane
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme

GC Medical Abbreviation

Two interpretations are known for the ‘GC’ abbreviation. Request clarification from a medical professional in case the meaning isn’t obvious.

Medical Meanings:

  • Gonococcus
  • General Condition

GCA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Giant Cell Arteritis

GCS Medical Abbreviation

Be careful with the interpretation of this medical abbreviation. Multiple meanings are known. Ask a medical professional to explain the definition when it’s hard to tell from the context.

Medical Meanings:

  • Graduated Compression Stockings
  • Complete Blood Count
  • Glasgow Coma Scale

GCT Medical Abbreviation

Be aware that the interpretation of this medical abbreviation has multiple meanings. Ask a medical professional to explain the definition in case of doubt.

Medical Meanings:

  • Giant Cell Tumor
  • Glucose Challenge Test
  • Germ Cell Tumor

GD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Gender Dysphoria

G-CSF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor

GDLH Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Glutamate Dehydrogenase

GDA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Gastroduodenal Artery

GDMT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Guideline Directed Medical Therapy

GDM Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

GDS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Geriatric Depression Scale

GDP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Guanosine Diphosphate

GFR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Glomerular Filtration Rate

GGT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Gamma Glutamyl Transferase

GERD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

GH Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Growth Hormone

GGTP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Gamma Glutamyl Transpeptidase

GHRH Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone

GHRF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Growth Hormone Releasing Factor

GI Medical Abbreviation

Be careful! The interpretation of the medical abbreviation GI has two meanings. Ask a medical professional for explanation in case of doubt.

Medical Meanings:

  • Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Gastrointestinal

GID Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Gender Identity Disorder

GIB Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Gastrointestinal Bleed

GIFT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer

GIS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: GastroIntestinal Surgeon

GIST Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Gastrointestinal Therapeutic System

GMC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: General Medical Condition 

GLF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Ground Level Fall

GMP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Guanosine Monophosphate

GM-CSF or GM CSF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Granulocyte Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor

GNRH Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone

GN Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Glomerulonephritis

GOC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Goals Of care

GOAT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Galveston Orientation and Amnesia Test

GOMER Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Get Out of My Emergency Room

GOD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Glucose Oxidase

GOT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Glutamic Oxalacetic Transaminase

GORD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Gastro Oesophageal Reflux Disease

GP Medical Abbreviation

Be careful because the medical abbreviation GP can be interpreted in two ways. Ask a medical professional for explanation in case of doubt.

Medical Meanings:

  • Goodpasture’s Syndrome
  • General Practitioner

GPCL Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Gas Permeable Contact Lens

GPA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis

Gr Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Grain

GPT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Glutamic Pyruvic Transaminase

GSW Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Gunshot Wound

GTN Medical Abbreviation

Note: The medical abbreviation GTN can be interpreted in two different ways. Ask a medical professional for explanation in case of doubt.

Medical Meanings:

  • Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia
  • Glyceryl Trinitrate

GTT Medical Abbreviation

Note that the GGT abbreviation can be interpreted in two different ways. Ask a medical professional for explanation in case of doubt.

Medical Meanings:

  • Gestational Trophoblastic Tumor
  • Glucose Tolerance Test 

Gtts Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Drops (Guttae)

GU Medical Abbreviation

GU can be interpreted in two different ways. Ask a medical professional for explanation of the medical abbreviation in case clarification is needed.

Medical Meanings:

  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Genitourinary

GvH Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Graft Versus Host

GUM Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Genitourinary Medicine 

GXT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Graded Exercise Test

GVHD or GvHD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Graft vs. Host Disease

GYN Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Gynecology

List Of Medical Abbreviations Starting With H

H Medical Abbreviation

Two interpretations are known for the ‘H’ abbreviation. Ask a professional for clarification when there is doubt of the medical meaning.

Medical Meanings:

  • Hemagglutinin
  • Histamine

Hx or Hx Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: History

HA or H/A Medical Abbreviation

Multiple interpretations are known for the ‘HA’ abbreviation. When there is doubt of the medical meaning, ask a professional for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Calcium Hydroxyapatite (HA)
  • Headache (HA or H/A)
  • Hypertonia Arterialis (HA)

HAA Medical Abbreviation

Observe the context because this abbreviation has two interpretations. When there is doubt of the medical meaning, ask a professional for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • History As Above
  • Hepatitis Associated Antigen

HACA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Human Anti Chimeric Antibody

HAART Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

HACEK Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: A group of bacteria that are a often the cause of endocarditis in children.

HACE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: High Altitude Cerebral Edema

HADS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale

HAE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hereditary Angioedema

HAD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: HIV Associated Dementia

HAI Medical Abbreviation

Observe the context because the abbreviation HAI has two interpretations. When there is doubt of the medical meaning, ask a professional for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Hospital Acquired Infection
  • Healthcare Associated Infection 

HAPE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: High Altitude Pulmonary Edema

HALE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Health Adjusted Life Expectancy

Hb or Hb% Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hemoglobin (Percentage)

HAV Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Aepatitis A Virus

HB Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Heart Block

HbA1c Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Glycated Hemoglobin 

HbA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hemoglobin A (most common)

HbF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Fetal Hemoglobin

HBD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Has Been Drinking

HBP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hypertension (high blood pressure)

HBO Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hyperbaric Oxygen

HBV Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hepatitis B Virus

HbsAg Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hepatitis B Surface Antigen

HC Medical Abbreviation

Try to observe the context because the abbreviation HC can be interpreted in three ways. In case of doubt, ask a medical professional for clarification.

Medical Meanings:

  • Homocysteine
  • Hemorrhagic Colitis
  • Head cCrcumference

HCAP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Health Care Associated/Acquired Pneumonia

HCA or HCA-CDI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Healthcare Associated

HCF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Healthcare Facility

HCC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hepatocellular Carcinoma

HCFA or HCFA-CDI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Healthcare Facility Associated

HCL Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hairy Cell Leukemia

hCG Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Human Chorionic Gonadotropin

HCM Medical Abbreviation

Try to look at the context because the abbreviation HCM can be explained in two ways. In case of doubt, ask a medical professional for explanation.

Medical Meanings:

  • Healthcare Maintenance
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

HCO3 Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Bicarbonate

HCT or hct Medical Abbreviation

The abbreviation HCT (or hct) can be explained in two ways. Try to look at the context and in case of doubt, ask a medical professional for explanation.

Medical Meaning:

  • Hematopoietic Cell transplantation (HCT)
  • Hematocrit (HCT or hct)

HCTZ Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hydrochlorothiazide

HCRP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hospital Cornea Retrieval Programme

HCV Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hepatitis C Virus

HD Medical Abbreviation

The abbreviation HD has three meanings. Try to look at the context and case of doubt, ask a medical professional to explain the abbreviation.

Medical Meanings:

  • Huntington’s Disease
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hodgkin Disease

HDN Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn

HDL or HDL-C Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: High Density Lipoprotein (Cholesterol)

HDU Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: High Dependency Unit

HDS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hemodynamically Stable 

HDW Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hemoglobin Distribution Width

H&E Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hematoxylin & Eosin

HDV Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hepatitis D Virus

HEENT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose & Throat

HELP or HELLP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hemolysis, Elevated Liver enzymes, Low platelets in Pregnancy (HELLP Syndrome)

HE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: High Emetogenic Chemotherapy

HES Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hydroxyethyl Starch

HEMA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hydroxy Ethyl Methacrylate

HEV Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hepatitis E Virus

HETE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hydroxyeicosatetraenoic Acid

HFpEF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Heart Failure with preserved Ejection Fraction

HF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Heart Failure

HFM or HFMD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hand, Foot & Mouth disease

HFrEF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Heart Failure with reduced Ejection Fraction

HFRS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hemorrhagic Fever with Renal Syndrome

HFNC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: High Flow Nasal Cannula

HGSIL Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: High Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion

HGB Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hemoglobin

HGPRTase Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hypoxanthine Guanine Phosphoribosyl Transferase

HGV Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hepatitis G Virus

HH Medical Abbreviation

HH has two meanings when used as a medical abbreviation. Consider the context and if needed, ask a medical professional to explain the meaning.

Medical Meanings:

  • Hitting Head
  • Hiatus Hernia

HHS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State

H&H or H/H Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hemoglobin & Hematocrit

HHV Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Human Herpesvirus

HHT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectisia

Hib Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Haemophilus Influenzae B

HI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Homicidal Ideation

HIDS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hyper IgD Syndrome

HIDA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hepatobiliary Iminodiacetic Acid

HIV Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Human Immunodeficiency Virus

HIT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia

HL Medical Abbreviation

HL is a medical abbreviation that can have three different meanings. Consider the context to conclude the meaning of the abbreviation. If necessary, ask a professional clarify.

Medical Meanings:

  • Hearing Level
  • Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
  • Hepatic Lipase

HLD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hyperlipidemia

HLA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Human Leukocyte Antigen

H&M Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hematemesis & Melena

HLHS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: hypoplastic left heart syndrome

HMG Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Human Menopausal Gonadotropin

HMD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hyaline Membrane Disease

H-mole Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hydatidiform Mole

HMG-CoA or HMGR Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: HMG-CoA (reductase) (3-hydroxy-3-methyl-glutaryl-coenzyme A reductase)

HMS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hyperreactive Malarial Splenomegaly

HN Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hemagglutinin Neuraminidase

HMSN Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hereditary Motor Sensory Neuropathy

HNP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Herniated Nucleus Pulposus

HND Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn

H/O Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: History Of

HNPCC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer

HOCM Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy

HOB Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Head Of Bed 

HOPI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: History Of Present Illness

HONK Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hyperosmolar Nonketotic State

H&P Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: History & Physical examination 

HoTN Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hypotension

HPETE Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hydroxyeicosatetraenoic Acid

HPA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hypothalamic Pituitary Adrenal axis

HPF Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: High Power Field 

HPOA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hypertrophic Pulmonary Osteoarthropathy

H/oPI or HPI Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: History of the Present Illness

HPS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome

hPL Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Human Chorionic Somatomammotropin or Human Placental Lactogen 

HPV Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Human Papillomavirus

HR or hr Medical Abbreviation

HR/hr is a medical abbreviation that can have multiple meanings. Consider the context to conclude the meaning of the abbreviation. If necessary, ask a professional for clarification.

Medical Meaning:

  • Hour/Hours
  • Heart Rate

HRAS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Harvey Rat Sarcoma Viral Oncogene Homolog

HRS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hepatorenal Syndrome

HRT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hormone Replacement Therapy

HRCT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: High Resolution Computed Tomography

H→S Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Heel To Shin Test

hs Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hours of Sleep

HSCT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

HSC Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Human Placental Lactogen or Human Chorionic Somatomammotropin

HSIL Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: High Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion

HSG Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hysterosalpingogram

HSP Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Henoch Schönlein Purpura

HSM Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hepatosplenomegaly

HT or HTN Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hypertension

HSV Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Herpes Simplex Virus

HTPA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hypothalamic Pituitary Adrenal Axis

HTLV Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Human T-Lymphotropic Virus

HUS Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

HTVD Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Hypertensive Vascular Disease

HVA Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: Homovanillic Acid

HVLT Medical Abbreviation

Medical Meaning: High Velocity Lead Therapy

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