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aa

of each; arteries

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Ab

antibody

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AB

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

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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

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ACTH

adrenocorticotrophic 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

antidiuretic hormone

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ADHD

attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

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AFB

acid-fast bacillus

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AFP

alpha-fetoprotein

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Ag

silver; antigen

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AGN

acute glomerular nephritis

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AHF

antihemophilic factor (blood coagulation factor VIII)

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AHG

antihemolytic globulin

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AIDS

acquired immunodeficiency 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