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BMI

Body Mass Index

1

a

before

2

A&D

admission
&
discharge

3

A&P

Anterior and Posterior

Anatomy and Physiology

4

āā

of each

5

Ab

abortion

6

abd

abdomen

abdominal

7

ABG

arterial blood gas

8

ac

before meals

9

ACTH

adrenocorticotrophic hormone

10

AD

right ear

11

ADH

antidiuretic hormone

12

ad lib

as desired

13

ADL

activities of daily living

14

adm

admission

15

AHA

American Hospital Association

16

AIDS

acquired immune deficiency syndrome

17

am

AM

morning

before noon

18

AMA

American Medical Association

against medical advice

19

amal

amalgam

20

amb

ambulate

walk

21

amt

amount

22

ANA

American Nurses' Association

23

ANS

autonomic nervous system

24

ant

anterior

25

AP

apical pulse

26

approx

approximately

27

aq

aqua

aqueous

(water-based)

28

ARC

AIDS-related complex

29

AS

left ear