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A

Assessment (SOAP)

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aa

Ana, of each

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Ab

Antibodies

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Abd

Abdomen

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ABG

Arterial blood gas

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Abx

Antibiotics

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ac

Anti cibum, before meals

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AAHA

American Animal Hospital Association

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ACA

Adenocarcinoma

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Ace

Acepromazine

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ACL

Anterior cruciate ligament

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ACT

Activated clotting time

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ACTH

Adrenocorticotropic hormone

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ACTH Stim

ACTH Stimulation Test

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ad

Ad, up to

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AD

Aurus dextra, right ear

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Add'l

Additional

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ADH

Antidiuretic hormone

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Ad lib

Ad libitum, at (one's) pleasure

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ADR

Ain't doing right

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AF

Atrial fibrillation

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Ag

Antigen

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A/G

Albumin/globulin ratio

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AI

Artificial Insemination

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AID

Allergic inhalant dermatitis

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AIHA

Autoimmune hemolytic anemia

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Alb

Albumin

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ALL

Acute lymphocytic leukemia

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ALP

Alkaline phosphatase

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ALT

Alanine aminotransferase (formerly SGPT)

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AML

Acute myeloid leukemia

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AMM

Anterior mediastinal mass

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Amp

Ampule

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Amt

Amount

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ANA

Antinuclear antibody

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Anes

Anesthesia

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Ant

Anterior

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AP

Anterioposterior

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APC

Atrial premature contraction

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App

Appetite

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Approx

Approximate

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Appt

Appointment

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APTT

Activated partial thromboplastin time

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aq

Aqu, aqueous, water

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ARDS

Adult respiratory distress syndrome

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ARF

Acute renal failure

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AS

Auris sinistra, left ear

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ASAP

As soon as possible

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ASD

Atrial septal defect

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AST

Aspartate aminotransferase (formerly SGOT)

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AT

Atrial tachycardia

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ATE

Aortic thromboembolism

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AU

Auris utraque, both ears

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AV

Atrioventricular

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aVF

augmented voltage foot

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aVL

augmented voltage left arm

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AVMA

American Veterinary Medical Association

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aVR

augmented voltage right arm