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Medical Symbols

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gm or g
Gram
gr
Grain
gt
Drop
gtt
Drops
kg
kilogram
liq
Liquid
M or m
Mix
ml
Milliliter
O2
Oxygen
O.d
Once a Day
O.h
Every Hour
Oz
ounce
qam
Every morning
qh
Every Hour
q.i.d
Four X a Day
q.2.h
Every 2 hours
q.3.h
Every 3 hours
q.4.h
Every 4 hours
sol.
Solution
Syr.
Syrup
t.i.d
3 X a Day
top
topically
. .. ...
Amount/Doses
- -- ---
Amount/Doses
1 11 111
Amount/Doses
up
Increase
down
Decrease
<
Less Than
>
More Than
+
Positive
-
Negative
q.h.s , q.n , q.p.m
every night
mg or mgm
milligram
tsp
teaspon
ss
one half
x or x-
times
i,ii,iii
1,2,3 ect
5" , 10" , ect
5,10, min
5` , 10`, ect
5hr, 10hr
3 or dr
dram(drachm)
male
female
3 oz
3 ounces
b.i.d
2x a day