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AC

Agriculture Canada

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AI

Artificial insemination

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BHC

Benzene hexachloride

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b.i.d.

Twice a day

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•C

Degrees Celsius

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ca.

Circa

About or approximately

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cal.

c.

Small calorie

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Cal.

C.

Large calorie

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CNS

Central nervous system

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CPR

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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C-section

Cesarean section

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cu

Cubic

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dr.

Dram(s)

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EEG

Electrocephalogram

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e.g.

For example

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EKG

ECG

Electrocardiogram

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Equiv.

Equivalent

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•f

Degrees Fahrenheit

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fl.

Fluid

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ft

Foot, feet

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gal

Gallon(s)

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i.e.

That is

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I.M.

Intramuscular(ly)

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in.

Inch(es)

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I.P.

Intraperitoneal(ly)

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I.U.

International unit(s)

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I.V.

Intravenous(ly)

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lb

Pound(s)

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Lg.An.

Large animal(s)

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mA

Milliampere(s)

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mAs

Milliampere-second(s)

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ME

Metabolize energy

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M.L.D.

Minimum lethal dose

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LD50

Amount lethal for 50% of test group

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min

Minute(s)

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N.B.

Note well

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NF

National formulary

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NRC

National research council

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oz

Ounce(s)

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p.

Page

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pp.

Pages

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ppb

Parts per billion

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ppm

Parts per million

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pt

Pint(s)

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q.i.d.

Four times a day

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q.s.ad

Quantity sufficient to make

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qt

Quart(s)

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q.v.

Which see

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R

Roentgen (x-Ray)

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rpm

Revolutions per minute

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sec

Second(s)

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Sm.An.

Small animals

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sp.

Species

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sq

Square

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Stat.

Immediately

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Subcut.

Subcutaneously

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tbsp.

Tablespoon(s)

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TDN

Total digestible nutrients

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t.i.d.

Three times a day

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tsp.

Teaspoon(s)

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u.

Unit(s)

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U.S.D.A.

United States department of agriculture

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U.S.P.

United states pharmacopeia

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viz.

Namely

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wk

Week(s)

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wt

Weight

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yr

Year(s)

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Degrees

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#m

Micron

(1/1000 millimeter)

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Rx

Recipe

(prescription)

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aa

Equal parts

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BMR

Basal metabolic rate