Abbreviations for Anatomy and Physiology

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Ach
Acetylcholine
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ACTH
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone
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ADH
Antidiuretic Hormone
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ADHD
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
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ADP
Adenosine Diphosphate
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AIDS
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
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ANS
Autonomic Nervous System
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ARD
Acute Respiratory Distress
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ARF
Acute Renal Failure
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ATP
Adenosine Triphosphate
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AV
Atrioventricular
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BBB
Blood Brain Barrier
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BCG
Bacilli Calmette-Guerin
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BMI
Body Mass Index
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BP
Blood Pressure
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BPM
Beats per minute
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BS
Blood Sugar
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BSE
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
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C
Celcius
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CABG
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
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CAD
Coronary Artery Disease
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CCU
Coronary/cardiac Care Unit
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CF
Cardiac Failure or Cystic Fibrosis
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CH
Cholesterol
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CHD
Coronary Heart Disease
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CHF
Congestive Heart Failure
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CJD
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
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CNS
Central Nervous System
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CO
Cardiac Output
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COAD
Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease
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CPR
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
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CSF
Cerebrospinal Fluid
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CT Scan
Computerised Axial Tomographic Scan
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CVD
Cardiovascular Disease
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CVS
Chorionic Villus Sampling
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D&C
Dilatation and Curettage
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DNA
Deoxyribonucleic Acid
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DVT
Deep Vein Thrombosis
38 of 104
ECG
Electrocardiogram
39 of 104
EEG
Electroencephalogram
40 of 104
ESR
Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
41 of 104
F
Fahrenheit
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FAS
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
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FSH
Follicle-Stimulating Hormone
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GAS
General Adaptation Syndrome
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GI
Gastrointestinal
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Hb
Haemoglobin
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hCG
Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin
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HF
Heart Failure
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hGH
Human Growth Hormone
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HPV
Human Papillomavirus
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HR
Heart Rate
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HRT
Hormone Replacement Therapy
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HSV
Herpes Simplex Virus
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IBS
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
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IUCD
Intrauterine Contraceptive Device
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i.v.
Itravenous
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IVF
In Vitro Fertilisation
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kPa
Kilopascal
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LH
Luteinising Hormone
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MI
Myocardial Infarction
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mmHg
Millimetres of Mercury
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MRI
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
63 of 104
MRSA
Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
64 of 104
MS
Multiple Sclerosis
65 of 104
MSU
Midstream Specimen of Urine
66 of 104
MV
Minute Ventilation
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NE
Norepinephrine
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OD
Overdose
69 of 104
OT
Oxytocin
70 of 104
P
Pressure
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PE
Pulmonary Embolism
72 of 104
PG
Prostaglandin
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PID
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
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PMS
Premenstrual Syndrome
75 of 104
PNS
Peripheral Nervous System
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PRL
Prolactin
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PROG
Progesterone
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PTH
Parathyroid Hormone
79 of 104
RBC
Red Blood Cell or Red Blood Count
80 of 104
RDS
Respiratory Distress Syndrome
81 of 104
REM
Rapid Eye Movement
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Rh
Rhesus
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RNA
Ribonucleic Acid
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RR
Respiratory Rate
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SA
Sinoatrial
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SARS
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
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SCD
Sudden Cardiac Death
88 of 104
SIDS
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
89 of 104
STD
Sexually Transmitted Disease
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SV
Stroke Volume
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SVC
Superior Vena Cava
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T
Temperature
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TB
Tuberculosis
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TENS
Transcutaneous
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TIA
Transient Ischaemic Attack
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TLC
Tender Loving Care
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TPR
Temperature, Pulse, Respiration
98 of 104
TSH
Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
99 of 104
URI
Upper Respiratory Infection
100 of 104
UTI
Urinary Tract Infection
101 of 104
UV
Ultraviolet
102 of 104
VS
Vital Signs
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WBC
White Blood Count or White Blood Cell
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