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A

A Stands For : abnormal | absorbance | absorptivity | accessory | acetum | actin | Actinomyces | adenosine | admittance Electricity | adrenaline | adriamycin | Adults & Communities | akinetic | alanine | alcohol | alert and responsive | allele | allergist | allergy | alternating current | alveolar gas | amphetamine | animal | anion | annealing | anoxia/reoxygenation | anterior | antigen | antinuclear antibody (ANA is more commonly used) | apical/radial | aqueous | area | arterial | arterial blood gas | arteriolar | asbestos | asparagine | assist | a

AA

AA Stands For : acute appendicitis | aplastic anaemia | ascending aorta | ascorbic acid | Attendance Allowance | autoanalyser | Absolute Alcohol | Application As | Amyloid Associated | Amyloid Associated | Alcohol Abuse | Amyloid Associated | Anaplastic Anaemia | Abdominal Aorta | African-American | Alopecia Areata | Amino Acid | Anal Aneurysm | Anatomical Adaptation | Aspenice Anesthesiology | Of Each | Amino Acid | Of each (Ana)

AAA

AAA Stands For : alacrimia-achalasia-addisonianism | Ambulance Association of America | American Academy of Addictionology | American Academy of Allergy | American Academy of Audiology | American Acupuncture Association | American Against Abortions | American Allergy Association | AminoAdipic Acid | Androgenic Anabolic Agent | Annual Accountability Agreement | Anti-Albumin Antibody | Aromatic Amino Acid | Arterio-Arterial Anastomosis | automated amino acid analysis | Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm | Appropriate | Arrest After Arrival | A trial of aspirin vs no aspirin | Abdomi

AAAS

AAAS Stands For : alacrima-achalasia-addisonian syndrome | American Association for the Advancement of Science | American Association for the Advancement of Science

AAC

AAC Stands For : acalculous cholecystitis | association cortex | ATP/ADP carrier | Advisory Appointments Committee | ADP/ATP carrier | Amino Acid Composition | Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy | Acute Allergic Conjunctivitis | Antibiotic-Associated Colitis | Animal Appreciation Club

AAMI

AAMI Stands For : age-associated memory impairment | Age Associated Memory Impairment | Aviation Asset Management Inc

AAO

AAO Stands For : age at onset | American Academy of Osteopathy | American Academy of Otolaryngology | American Association of Ophthalmology

AAP

AAP Stands For : Alanyl aminopeptidase | American Academy of Pedodontics | American Academy of Periodontists | Acute Abdominal Problems

AAS

AAS Stands For : abdominal aortic surgery | Abuse Assessment Screen | acid aspiration syndrome | AIDS Attitude Scale amino acid sequence | alcohol abstinence syndrome | Alcohol Action Service | allergic Aspergillus sinusitis | androgenic anabolic steroid | aneurysm of atrial septum | Ann Arbor Staging | aortic arch syndrome | Associate Applied Science | atlantoaxial subluxation | atomic absorption spectophotometry | Australian Association of Surgeons | Androgenic Anabolic Steroids | Alive And Smiling | Anabolic And Androgenic Steroids | Anabolic Androgenic Steriod | Anabo

ABC

ABC Stands For : aberrant behaviour checklist | absolute blast count | absolute bone conduction | acalculous biliary colic | acid-based control | airway | alternative birth centre | aneurysmal bone cyst | antibody-binding capacity | apnoea | ATP-binding cassette transporter | avidin-biotin complex immunoperoxidase | axiobuccocervical Dentistry | Active Breathing Coordinator | Across Breed Comparison | Adaptive Behavior Center | Antibody Binding Capacity | Activated B Cell | Advanced Breast Cancer | Absolute Brain Control | Abstinence Behavioral Change | Airway Breathing

ABG

ABG Stands For : abnormal blood gas | air bone gap | alveolar bone grafting | area-based grant | autogenous bone graft | axiobuccogingival Dentistry | American Barley Genomic | Aerobic Bacterial Generator | Arterial Blood Gas | Arterial Blood Gases

ABH

ABH Stands For : Association of Behavioral Healthcare | ABO blood group antigens (A = type A; B = type B; H = typo O)

ABI

ABI Stands For : absolute benefit increase | ankle/brachial blood pressure index | area-based initiative | Arterial Blood Index | Applied Biosystems | Ankle Brachial Index | ankle-brachial index

ABM

ABM Stands For : acute bacterial meningitis | adjusted body mass | alveolar basement membrane | autobiographical memory | autologous bone marrow | Assured British Meat

ABN

ABN Stands For : ablation nephropathy | acute bacterial nephritis | aseptic bone necrosis | Association of British Neurologists | Advanced Beneficiary Notice | Abnormal | abnormal

ABP

ABP Stands For : Achyranthes bidentata polysaccharides | actin-binding protein | acute bacterial prostatitis | acute biliary pancreatitis | Adriamycin (doxorubicin) | adriamycin | albumin binding protein | ambulatory blood pressure | American Board of Pathology | American Board of Pediatrics | American Board of Pedodontics (obsolete) | American Board of Periodontology | American Board of Prosthodontics | American Board of Psychotherapy | AMPA receptor binding protein | amyloid beta protein | anastomotic bursting pressure | androgen binding protein | antibiotic prophylaxis

ABPS

ABPS Stands For : actin-binding proteins | American Board of Plastic Surgery | Associate British Psychological Society

ABS

ABS Stands For : abdominal muscles | abdominal surgery | absorption | acid-base status | acute bacterial sinusitis | acute brain syndrome | Adaptive Behaviour Scale | admitting blood sugar | Adult Basic Skills | ageing brain syndrome | American Back Society | American Behavioral Scientist | American Board of Sexology | amniotic band sequence | amniotic band syndrome | antilock braking systems | arterial blood sampling | at bed side | autonomous biological system | Absorb | American Board of Surgery | Associated Biomedical Systems | chromosome aberration(s) | Able-Bodi

ABV

ABV Stands For : actinomycin D | adriamycin | adriamycin | Africanised bee venom | arthropod-borne virus | Afferent Branchial Vein

AC

AC Stands For : abdominal compression | Absorption Coefficient | acceleration | accommodative convergence | acetate | acetone | acetyl | acetylcholine | acid | activated charcoal | acupuncture | acute care | acute cholecystitis | adenylate cyclase | adherent cell | adrenal cortex | air conductioned | alcoholic cirrhosis | allyl chloride | alveolar crest | ambulatory care | ammonium chloride | ante cibum‰ÛÒbefore meals | anterior chamber | anterior commissure | aortic compliance | arabinosyl cytosine | arm circumference | ascending colon | assist control | atria

ACA

ACA Stands For : acetoacetate | acquired child aphasia | acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans | acute cerebellar ataxia | acute cutaneous anaphylaxis | adenylyl cyclase A | adrenal cortex autoantibodies | aminocaproic acid | anterior cerebral artery | anterior communicating artery | anti-cardiolipin antibody | anti-centromere antibody | Area Cost Adjustment | Anhydrous Codeine Alkaloid | Affordable Care Act

ACAC

ACAC Stands For : acetoacetic acid | acetyl-coenzyme A cocarboxylase | Area Clinical Audit Committee

ACAD

ACAD Stands For : academy | accelerated coronary artery disease | Ambulatory Care and Diagnostic Centre | asymptomatic coronary artery disease | atherosclerotic carotid artery disease | Azithromycin in Coronary Artery Disease | Ambulatory Care And Diagnosis

ACAS

ACAS Stands For : adaptive cluster analysis system | Asymptomatic Carotid Atherosclerosis Study | Adherent Cell Analysis and Sorting

ACB

ACB Stands For : albumin cobalt binding | American Council of the Blind | antibody-coated bacteria | aorto-coronary bypass | arterialised capillary blood | Association of Clinical Biochemists | asymptomatic carotid bruit | A Choose B | Alberta Cancer Board

ACBS

ACBS Stands For : Advisory Committee on Borderline Substances | aortocoronary bypass surgery | Asymptomatic Cervical Bruit Study

ACC

ACC Stands For : accelerator | Accutane | acetyl coenzyme A carboxylase | acinic cell carcinoma | adenoid cystic carcinoma | Adjusted Credit Ceiling | agenesis of corpus callosum | alveolar cell carcinoma | ambulatory care center | anodal closure contraction | Association of County Councils | Anterior Cingulate Cortex | Absolute Concentration Curve | Accommodation | Anterior Cingulate Cortex | Aplasia Cutis Congenita

ACCS

ACCS Stands For : Acute Common Care Stem | American-Canadian Cooperative Study | Amsterdam clinical challenge scale

ACD

ACD Stands For : absolute claudication distance | absorbent cover dressing | acid citrate dextrose | actinomycin D | active cell death | active compression-decompression | acute colonic diverticulitis | acyl-CoA dehydrogenase | adult coeliac disease | advanced care directive | allergic contact dermatitis | alveolar capillary dysplasia | anaemic of chronic disease | angiokeratoma corporis diffusa | anterior cervical discectomy | anterior chamber depth | anteror chest diameter | apoptotic cell death | arteriosclerotic coronary disease | atherosclerotic coronary disease | A

ACDC

ACDC Stands For : Ambulatory Care and Diagnostic Centre | Molecular biology Adiponectin | Sexology See AC/DC | Advanced Center For Detection Of Cancer

ACDM

ACDM Stands For : Association of Clinical Data Management | Association for Clinical Data Management | Acellular Cadaveric Dermal Matrix

ACDP

ACDP Stands For : Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens | Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens (of the Health and Safety Executive)

ACE

ACE Stands For : acentric | acetaldehyde | acetaminophen | acetic | acetone | acute | acute care for elders | acute cerebral encephalopathy | Addenbrooke‰Ûªs Cognitive Examination | adrenal cortical extract | Advancement in Clinical Excellence | affinity electrophoresis | alternative care for the elderly | American College of Epidemiology | angiotensin-converting enzyme (CD143) | approved continuing education | Aspirin and Carotid Endarterectomy | Adverse Childhood Experiences | Alzheimers Care and Enrichment | Angiotensin Converting Enzyme | Angiotensin Converting Enzym

ACES

ACES Stands For : adverse clinical event | Cardiology Azithromycin Coronary Events Study A trial that asked whether Chlamydia pneumoniae infection is causally associated with cardiovascular disease and | Conclusion Aveloxå¨ is useful for managing acute bacterial exacerbations of chronic bronchitis‰ÛÒABECB | Conclusions No link between cardiovascular disease and Chlamydia pneumoniae; azithromycin treatment doesn‰Ûªt affect morbidity or mortality | Medspeak adverse cardiac event | Microbiology Aveloxå¨ Clinical Experience Study A post-marketing study which assessed the safety and efficac

ACF

ACF Stands For : aberrant crypt foci | Access Control Framework | accessory clinical findings | active case finding | acute care facility | adult care facility | anterior cervical fusion | anterior cranial fossa | Association of Charitable Foundations | Ante Cubital Fossa | African Clawed Frog | Agriculture Christian Fellowship | Animal Concerns Forum

ACG

ACG Stands For : accelerator globulin | activated charcoal granule | acycloguanosine‰ÛÒantiviral | ambulatory care group | angle closure glaucoma | aortocoronary graft | Angiocardiography | Apex Cardiogram

ACH

ACH Stands For : achalasia | achondroplasia | ACTH | active chronic hepatitis | acute cholecystitis | allergic contact hypersensitivity | Acute Care Hospital | AcetylCHoline | AdrenoCortical Hormone

ACHC

ACHC Stands For : Association of Community Health Councils | Aids Care Hampshire County | Ajo Community Health Center | Alberta Catholic Health Corporation | Annapolis Community Health Centre | Ashland Community Health Center | Aurora Community Health Center

ACIP

ACIP Stands For : Asymptomatic Cardiac Ischemia Pilot study | Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices | Arthritis Clinical Intervention Program | Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices | Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

ACL

ACL Stands For : adjective checklist Psychology | Allen cognitive levels test Psychology | alternative concentration limits Environment | aminocaprolactam | analytical chemistry lab | automated coagulation lab | A Changed Life | Anterior Clavicular Line | Anterior Cruciate Ligament | Anti-CardioLipin

ACLS

ACLS Stands For : acrocallosal syndrome | Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support | Advanced Cardiac Life Support | Advanced Cardiac Life Support training course

ACM

ACM Stands For : acetaminophen (US for paracetamol) | acute cerebrospinal meningitis | adriamycin | alcoholic cardiomyopathy | alveolar capillary membrane | Arnold Chiari malformation | assessment and care management | Abnormal Chemical Material

ACME

ACME Stands For : Advisory Committee on Medical Establishment (Scotland) | Alliance for Continuing Medical Education | Angioplasty Compared to MEdicine | Arginine Catabolic Mobile Element | Anticipate Compensate Meta-cognition Error checking

ACMT

ACMT Stands For : Advisory Committee on Medical Training (European) | artificial circus movement tachycardia | American College of Medical Toxicology | Auditory Continuous Memory Task

ACOG

ACOG Stands For : American College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists | American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

ACP

ACP Stands For : acute cor pulmonale | adenocarcinoma of prostate | advanced care planning | alcoholic chronic pancreatitis | alternate complement pathway | American College of Pathologists | American College of Pharmacists | American College of Psychiatrists | antegrade cerebral perfusion | anterior cervical plate | anterior clinoid process | antiviral collection point | antrochoanal polyp | area contingency plan | aspirin-caffeine-phenacetin | Association for Clinical Pathologists | Asymptomatic Cardiac ischemia Pilot study | autoimmune chronic pancreatitis | Anesthesia

ACR

ACR Stands For : abdominal compression reaction | absolute catabolic rate | acquired cellular resistance | acute cellular rejection | adenomatosis of colon and rectum | adequate clinical response | albumin/creatinine ratio | American College of Rheumatism | Association Canadienne des Radiologistes | Association for Conflict Resolution | Apyrase Conserved Region | American College of Rheumatology | Alaska Cancer Registry | Allowed Cell Rate | Asthma Clinical Research

ACRA

ACRA Stands For : acetylcholine receptor antibody | Advisory Committee on Resource Allocation (obsolete

ACRE

ACRE Stands For : Advisory Committee on Releases to the Environment Public health | Appropriateness of Coronary REvascularization Cardiology

ACRP

ACRP Stands For : Association of Clinical Research Professionals | Australian Cancer Research Program

ACS

ACS Stands For : abdominal compartment syndrome | absorbable collagen sponge | acetyl CoA synthase | acrocephalosyndactyly | acute chest syndrome | acute compartment syndrome | acute confusional state | adenoma-carcinoma sequence | ambulatory care service | antireticular cytotoxic serum | aortocaval shunt | Acute Coronary Syndrome | Auto Call System | American Chemical Society | American Cancer Society | Acute Cervical Sprain | Acute Cervical Strain | Acute Coronary Syndrome | American Cancer Society | AntiCholinergic Syndrome

ACTOBAT

ACTOBAT Stands For : Australasian Clinical Trial Of Betamethasone And Thyroid-releasing-hormone for prevention of neonatal respiratory disease

ACTS

ACTS Stands For : Agency for Community Team Support | Auditory Comprehension Test for Sentences | Acute Care and Traffic Safety | Acute Cervical Trauma Syndrome

AD

AD Stands For : abdominal diameter | abdominal discomfort | above diaphragm | accident dispensary | acetabular depth | actinomycin D | active disease | acute dermatomyositis | acute diarrhoea | acute dissection | acute dysentery | addict | addictive disorder | Addison‰Ûªs disease | adductor | adenosine deaminase | adjustment disorder | adjuvant disease | adriamycin | adult | advance directive | affective disorder | after discharge | alcohol dehydrogenase | alcohol dependence | alcohol dependent | allergic disease | alveolar duct | Alzheimer‰Ûªs disease | amiodar

ADA

ADA Stands For : alcohol dependence/abuse | antidiuretic activity | automatic data capture | Adenosine Deaminase A | Americans with Disabilities Act | Adenosine DeAminase | Anterior descending artery

ADAP

ADAP Stands For : Alzheimer‰Ûªs disease-associated protein | AIDS Drug Assistance Program | Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program

ADC

ADC Stands For : active diffusion control | adenylate cyclase | adrenal cortex | adult day care | affective disorders clinic | agar diffusion chamber | AIDS-dementia complex | albumin | Alzheimer‰Ûªs disease centre | analogue-to-digital computer | anchorage-dependent cell | anodal duration contraction Physiology | anthracenedicarboxyaldehyde | antibody-dependent cytotoxicity | apparent diffusion coefficient | arginine decarboxylase | automatic data capture | average daily census | axiodistocervical Dentistry | Ambulance Dispatch Center

ADCC

ADCC Stands For : antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity | Antibody-Dependent Cellular Cytotoxicity | Antibody Dependent Cell-mediated Cytotoxicity | Antibody-Dependant Cellular Cytoxicity | antibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity

ADCS

ADCS Stands For : Alzheimer‰Ûªs Disease Cooperative Study | Army Dental Care System | Association of Directors of Children‰Ûªs Services | Alzheimers Disease Cooperative Study

ADD

ADD Stands For : acceptable daily dose | acute diarrhoeal disorder | adductor | adenosine deaminase | anterior disc displacement | Attention Deficit Disorder | Addiction | Adduct | Adduction | Adenosine Deaminase Deficiency | Adult Deficit Disorder | Advanced Dietary Delivery | Alcohol and Drug Dependency | Anatomically Directed Design | Attention Deficit Disorder

ADE

ADE Stands For : acute disseminated encephalomyelitis | adverse drug effect | Animal Disease Eradication Division USDA | antibody-dependent enhancement Immunology | Ara C | arrhythmogenic dose of epinephrine | Adverse Drug Event | Antibody Dependent Enhancement | Adverse Drug Experience

ADG

ADG Stands For : ambulatory diagnostic group | average daily (weight) gain | axiodistogingival‰ÛÒdentistry | ACE (Angiotensin Converting Enzyme) Dependent Gene | Atrial Diastolic Gallop | Average Daily Gain

ADH

ADH Stands For : additional duty hours (for junior doctors) | Assistant Director of Hygiene | atypical ductal hyperplasia | Antidiuretic Hormone | Anti-Duretic Hormone | Atypical ductal hyperplasia | Adhesion | AntiDiuretic Hormone

ADI

ADI Stands For : Acne Disability Index | adoptive immunotherapy | AIDS-defining illness | allowable daily intake | Alzheimer‰Ûªs Disease International | atlantodental interval | autosomal dominant ichthyosis | Acceptable Daily Intake | Auditory Development Intervention | Assistance Dogs International

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