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Medical Terminology Quiz # 1

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A&W
Alive and well
Abd
Abdomen, Abdominal
ABG
arterial blood gas
ac
before meals
ACTH
Adrenocorticotropic hormones
AD
right ear
ad lib
as desired
ADH
Antidiuretic hormone
ADL
Activities of daily living
ARF
Acute renal failure
AHA
American Hospital Association
AIDS
Acquired Immune Deficiency
AKA
Above knee amputation
AM / am
Morning, Before noon
AMA
American Medical Association, Against Medical Advice
amb
ambulate, walk
amt
amount
ANA
American nurses' Association
ANS
Autonomic nervous system
ant
anterior
approx
approximately
aq, aqua
aqueous ( water base )
AS
left ear
as tol
as tolerated
ASA
Aspirin [ Acetyl salicylic acid ]
ASAP
As soon as possible
ASHD
Arteriosclerotic heart disease
AU
both ears
AV
Arteriovenous, atrioventricular
Ax
axilla, axillary, armpit
Bacti
bacteriology
bid
twice a day
bil.
bilateral
BBB
bundle branch block
BKA
Below knee amputation
Bl
blood
Bl Wk
blood work
BM, bm
bowel movement
BP, B/P
blood pressure
BR, Br
Bed rest
BRP
bathroom privileges
BS
Blood Sugar, Bowel movement, Breath Sounds
BSC, bsc
bedside commode
BUN
Blood area nitrogen
Bx, bx
biopsy
Foot or minute
'
Inch or Second
"
one
I
two
II
V
5
X
10
L
50
C
100
D
500
M
1000
less than
<
greater than
>
CRF
Chronic Renal Failure