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aa

of each; arteries

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Ab

antibody

Anti-Body

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AB

abortion

ABortion

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ABG(s)

Arterial Blood Gas(es)

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ABLB

Alternate Binaural Loudness Balance

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ABO

three basic blood groups: A, AB, B, and O

All Blood-O

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ABR

Auditory Brainstem Response

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a.c.

before a meal (Ante Cibum)

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AC

Air Conduction

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acc

accommodation

acc-ommodation

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ACTH

adrenocorticotrophic hormone

Adreno-Cortico-Trophic Hormone

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AD

Advance Directive

Attention Deficit

right ear (Auris Dextra)

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ad lib

freely; as desired

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ADH

Anti-Diuretic Hormone

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ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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AFB

Acid-Fast Bacillus

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AFP

alpha-fetoprotien

Alpha-Feto-Protein

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Ag

silver; Antigen

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AGN

Acute Glomerular Nephritis

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AHF

Anti-Hemophilic Factor (blood coagulation factor VIII)

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AHG

Anti-Hemolytic Globulin

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AIDS

Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome

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ALL

Acute Lymphatic Leukemia

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ALS

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

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ALT

ALanine aminoTransferase

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AM

morning

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AMI

Acute Myocardial Infarction

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AML

Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

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ANS

Autonomic Nervous System

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A.P.

anteroposterior

AnteroPosterior