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Exp

Exploratory

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ext

Extract, extraction, external

2

F

Fahrenheit

3

FBS

Fasting blood sugar

4

FBW

Fasting blood work

5

FC

Foley catheter

6

FDA

Food and Drug Administration

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Fe

Iron

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FF, FFl

Force fluids

9

FH, FHR

Fetal heart rate

10

Fl, fl

Fluid

11

Fr, Fx

Fracture

12

FSH

Follicle stimulating hormone

13

ft

Foot

14

FUO

Fever of unknown origin

15

GA

Gastric analysis

16

gal

Gallon

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GB

Gallbladder

18

Gc

Gonococcus, gonorrhea

19

GH

Growth hormone

20

GI

Gastrointestinal

21

Gm, g

Grams

22

Gr

Grain

23

Gt, gtt, gtts

Drop, drops

24

GTT

Glucose tolerance test

25

GU

Genitourinary

26

Gyn

Gynecology

27

H

Hydrogen

28

H2O

Water

29

H2O2

Hydrogen peroxide

30

H, (h), hypo

Hypodermic injection

31

HA

Hearing aid, headache

32

HBP

High blood pressure

33

HBV

Hepatitis B virus

34

HCG

Human chorionic gonadotrophin hormone

35

HCl

Hydrochloric acid

36

hct

Hematocrit (% of RBC volume)

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HDL

High density lipoproteins (healthy type of cholesterol)

38

Hg

Mercury

39

Hgb, hb

Hemoglobin

40

HHA

Home health assistant / aide

41

HIV

Human immunodeficiency virus (AIDS virus)

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HMO

Health maintenance organization