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Medical Abbreviations

Medical Assisting Abbreviations final
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surg
surgery; surgical
Sx, sx
symptoms
T, temp
temperature
T3
triiodothyronine
T4
thyroxine
TAH
total abdominal hysterectomy
Tb
tubercle bacillus
TB
tuberculosis
TC
throat culture; telephone call
T & C
type and cross match
TD
temporary disability
TENS
transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation
TG
triglyceride
TIA
transient ischemic attack
TIBC
total iron-binding capacity
tid
three times a day
TPR
temperature, pulse, respiration
tr, trt, tx, TX
treatment
TSA
tumor specific antigen
TSD
Tay-Sachs disease
TSE
testicular self examination
TSH
thyroid stimulating hormone
TURB
transurethral resection of the bladder
TURP
transurethral resection of the prostate
TVS
transvaginal sonography
UA
urinalysis
UAO
upper airway obstruction
UC
urine culture
UCHD
usual childhood diseases
UCR
usual, customary, and reasonable
UGI
upper gastrointestinal (series)
ULQ
upper left quadrant
URI
upper respiratory infection
URQ
upper right quadrant
UTI
urinary tract infection
UV
ultraviolet
vac
vacuum; vaccine
vag
vaginal
VDRL
Venereal Disease Research Lab
VF
ventricular fibrillation
vin
wine
VS
vital signs
V tach
ventricular tachycardia
W
white; work
WBC, wbc
white blood cell; white blood cell count
wcb
will call back
WDWN
well developed, well nourished
WF
white female
wk
work
wk(s)
week(s)
WM
white male
WNL
within normal limits
w/o
without
WT, wt
weight
XR
x-ray(s)
yr
year