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BMI

Body Mass Index

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a

Before

2

A & D

Admission and 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

30

As tol

As tolerated

31

EGD

Esophagogastroduodenoscopy

32

ASAP

As soon as possible

33

ASCVD

Anteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease

34

ASHD

Anteriosclerotic heart disease

35

AU

Both ears

36

av

Average

37

AV

Arteriovenous, atrioventricular

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A & W

Alive and well

39

Ax

Axilla, axillary, armpit

40

Ba

Barium