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What does CA(F) stand for?

CA(F) stands for cyclophosphamide + adriamycin +/- 5-fluorouracil

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AA (ara-C, Adriamycin) AAF (2-acetylaminofluorene) AAFC (flurocitabine) ABC (Adriamycin, BCNU, cyclophosphamide) ABCD (Adriamycin, bleomycin, CCNU and dacarbazine) ABCM (Adriamycin, bleomycin, cyclophosphamide, mitomycin-C) ABD (Adriamycin, bleomycin, DTIC) ABDIC (Adriamycin, bleomycin, dacarbazine, CCNU and prednisone) ABDV (Adriamycin, bleomycin, DTIC, vinblastine) ABLC (amphotericin B lipid complex) ABOS (doxorubicin, bleomycin sulfate, vincristine, streptozocin) ABP (Adriamycin, bleomycin, prednisone) ABPP (bropirimine) ABV (actinomycin-D, bleomycin, vincristine) ABV (Adriamycin, bleomycin, vinblastine) ABVD (Adriamycin, bleomycin, vincristine, dacarbazine) ABVE (Adriamycin, bleomycin, vincristine, etoposide) ABVP (Adriamycin, bleomycin sulfate, teniposide, prednisone) ABVP (Adriamycin, bleomycin sulfate, vinblastine, prednisone) ABVP (Adriamycin, bleomycin sulfate, vincristine, prednisone) AC (Adriamycin, carmustine) AC (Adriamycin, CCNU) AC (Adriamycin, cisplatin) AccuSite Ac-D-Ac (Adriamycin, daunorubicin, Adriamycin) ACe (Adriamycin, cyclophosphamide) ACE (Adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, etoposide) ACFUCY (actinomycin D, 5-fluorouracil, cyclophosphamide) ACID (Adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, imidazole, dactinomycin) acivicin aclarubicin aclarubicin HCl ACM (Adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, methotrexate) ACNU (nimustine) ACOAP (Adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, Oncovin, cytosine arabinoside, prednisone) ACOP (Adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, Oncovin, prednisone) ACOPP (Adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, Oncovin, prednisone, procarbazine) ACR (aclarubicin) ACT (actinomycin) ACT-C (actinomycin-C) ACT-D (actinomycin-D) Actinex (masoprocol) actinomycin-D (ACT-D) ACT-FU-Cy (actinomycin-D, 5-FU, cyclophosphamide) ADBC (Adriamycin, DTIC, bleomycin, CCNU) ADE (ara-C, daunorubicin, etoposide) adenine arabinoside (Ara-A) ADIC (Adriamycin, DTIC) ADOC (Adriamycin, cisplatin, vincristine, cyclophosphamide) AdOAP (Adriamycin, Oncovin, ara-C, prednisone) AdOP (Adriamycin, Oncovin, prednisone) adozelesin ADR-529 Adria + BCNU (Adriamycin + BCNU) Adriamycin PFS Adriamycin RDF Adria-L-PAM (Adriamycin, L-phenyl-alanine mustard) Adrucil (fluorouracil) AF 1890 (lonidamine) AFM (Adriamycin, 5-fluorouracil, methotrexate) AGT (aminoglutethimide) Agrelin (anagrelide) AID (Adriamycin, ifosfamide, dacarbazine, mesna) AIM (L-asparaginase, ifosfamide, methotrexate) AL-721 aldesleukin (Proleukin) alfa-2 or 26 interferon alfacalcidol (One-Alpha) Alferon LDO (interferon alfa-n3) Alferon-N (interferon alfa-n3) Alkaban-AQ (vinblastine) Alkeran (melphalan) all trans-retinoic acid (Tretinoin) Allergan 211 (idoxuridine) ALOMAD (Adriamycin, Leukeran, Oncovin, methotrexate, actinomycin D, dacarbazine) Alpha-Beta (alpha tocopherol and beta carotene) Alpha Chymar(alpha-chymotrypsin alpha-chymotrypsin (Alpha Chymar) alpha interferon (IFN-A) alpha1-antitrypsin alpha-2 interferon(IFN-alpha-2) 5-alpha reductase inhibitors alpha-TGI (teroxirone) AlphaNine ALTO (afterloading tandem and ovoids) ALT-RCC (autolymphocyte-based treatment for renal cell carcinoma) altretamine (Hexalen, Hexastat) AmBisome amethopterin (methotrexate) amiloride (Midamor) 9-aminocamptothecin aminoglutethimide (Cytadren, AGT, Elipten) aminopterin aminothiadiazole AML-2-23 monoclonal antibody AMMEN-OE5 monoclonal antibody amonafide (nafidimide) amphotericin B colloidal dispersion (ABCD) amphotericin B lipid complex (ABLC) Ampligen (polyribonucleotide) AMSA (amsacrine) amsacrine (m-AMSA, AMSA, Amsidyl) Amsidyl (amsacrine) anakinra (Antril) anagrelide (Agrelin) ANAN (anandron) anandron (nilutamide) anastrozole (Arimidex) Andro-Cyp Android-F (**Note: Discontinued in 1991) Andronaq (** Note: Discontinued in 1991) Andronate (testosterone cypionate) Andropository (testosterone enanthate) Andryl (testosterone) annamycinLF (liposomal annamycin) anthramycin (also antramycin) anthrapyrazole anti-B4-blocked ricin anti-EGFR (RG 838520) anti-MY9-blocked ricin anti-T12 allogeneic BMT anti-TAP-72 immunotoxin antidepressant Antril (anakinra) AOPA (ara-C, Oncovin, prednisone, asparaginase) AOPE (Adriamycin, Oncovin, prednisone, etoposide) APC (AMSA, prednisone, chlorambucil) APE (Adriamycin, Platinol, etoposide) APE (ara-C, Platinol, etoposide) APO (Adriamycin, prednisone, Oncovin) AR-623 (liposomal Tretinoin) ara-A (adenine arabinoside) ara-AC (azacytosine arabinoside) (fazarabine) arabinofuranosylcytosine (cytarabine) arabinosyl cytosine (cytarabine) ara-C (cytosine arabinoside) ( cytarabine) ara-C + ADR (cytarabine, Adriamycin) ara-C + DNR + PRED + MP (cytarabine, daunorubicin, prednisolone, mercaptopurine) ara-C + 6TG (cytarabine, thioguanine) ara-C-HU (ara-C, hydroxyurea) Ara-Cytidine (cytarabine) ara-G Aredia (pamidronate disodium) Arensin (fadrozole) Arimidex (anastrozole) Arotinoid ASHAP ( Adriamycin, Solu-Medrol, high-dose ara-C, Platinol) ASHAP/BACOS ASN (L-asparaginase) ASP (L-asparaginase) asparaginase (Elspar) ATG (antithymocyte globulin) Atzpodien regimen for renal cell carcinoma autolymphocyte therapy AV ( Adriamycin, vincristine) AVAD (doxorubicin, vincristine, cytarabine, dexamethasone) Avicidin AVM (Adriamycin, vinblastine, methotrexate) AVM ( Adriamycin, vincristine, mitomycin-C) AVP (actinomycin D, vincristine, Platinol) AVP (Adriamycin, vincristine, procarbazine) Avicidin azacitidine 5-azacitidine (Mylosar) azathioprine (Imuran) AZC (azacitidine) aziridinylbenzoquinone (diaziquone) AZQ (aziridinylbenzoquinone) BAC (BCNU, cytarabine, cyclophosphamide) Bacatin III BACO (bleomycin, Adriamycin, CCNU, Oncovin) BACOD (bleomycin, Adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, Oncovin, dexamethasone) BACON ( bleomycin, Adriamycin, CCNU, Oncovin, nitrogen mustard) BACOP (bleomycin, Adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, Oncovin, prednisone) BACT (BCNU, ara-C, cyclophosphamide, 6-thioguanine) BACT (bleomycin, Adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, tamoxifen) BAM/BLITZ (B4 blocked ricin) BAMON (bleomycin, Adriamycin, methotrexate, Oncovin, nitrogen mustard) BAP (bleomycin, Adriamycin, prednisone) BAPP (bleomycin, doxorubicin, cisplatin, prednisone) BAVIP (bleomycin, Adriamycin, vinblastine, imidazole carboxamide, prednisone) BBVP-M (BCNU, bleomycin, VePesid, prednisone, methotrexate) BCAP (BCNU, cyclophosphamide, Adriamycin, prednisone) BCAVe (bleomycin, CCNU, Adriamycin, Velban) BCD (bleomycin, cyclophosphamide, dactinomycin) BCG (bacillus Calmette-Guerin vaccine) B-CHOP (bleomycin Cytoxan, hydroxydaunomycin, Oncovin, prednisone) BCMF (bleomycin, cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, fluorouracil) BCNU (bis-chloronitrosourea) (carmustine) BCOP (BCNU, cyclophosphamide, Oncovin, prednisone) BCP (BCNU, cyclophosphamide, prednisone) BCVP (BCNU, cyclophosphamide, vincristine, prednisone) BCVPP (BCNU, cyclophosphamide, vinblastine, procarbazine, prednisone) BCVPP-bleo (BCNU, cyclophosphamide, vinblastine, procarbazine, bleomycin) BCX-34 B-DOPA ( bleomycin, dacarbazine, Oncovin, prednisone, Adriamycin) BEAC (BCNU, etoposide, ara-C, cyclophosphamide) BEAM (BCNU, etoposide, cytarabine, melphalan) BEMP (bleomycin, Eldisine, mitomycin, Platinol) BEP (bleomycin, etoposide, Platinol) Betaseron (interferon beta-1b) BHD (BCNU, hydroxyurea, dacarbazine) BHDV (BCNU, hydroxyurea, dacarbazine, vincristine) bicalutamide BiCNU (carmustine) B-IFN (beta-interferon) Biodel Implant/BCNU BioTropin BIP (bleomycin, ifosfamide, Platinol) bisacetamide (heramethylene) bisantrene hydrochloride (Bisantrene) Bisantrene (bisantrene hydrochloride) bischlorethylnitrosurea (BCNU) bispecific antibody 520C9x22 bizelesin Blenoxane (bleomycin) BLEO (bleomycin) BLEO-COMF (bleomycin, cyclophosphamide, Oncovin, methotrexate, fluorouracil) BLEO-MOPP (bleomycin, nitrogen mustard, Oncovin, procarbazine, prednisone) bleomycin (Blenoxane) (BLEO) (BLM) bleomycin HCl bleomycin sulfate BLITZ (monoclonal antibodies) BLM (bleomycin sulfate) BM-92103 B-MOPP (bleomycin, mechlorethamine, Oncovin, procarbazine, prednisone) BMP (BCNU, methotrexate, procarbazine) BMS-182248 (BR96-Dox) BMY-28090 BMY-45622 BOAP (bleomycin, Oncovin, Adriamycin, prednisone) BOLD (bleomycin, Oncovin, lomustine, dacarbazine) BOMP (bleomycin, Oncovin, Matulane, prednisone) BONP (bleomycin, Oncovin, Natulan, prednisolone) BOP (BCNU, Oncovin, prednisone) BOP (bleomycin, Oncovin, Platinol) BOPAM (bleomycin, Oncovin, prednisone, Adriamycin, mechlorethamine, methotrexate) BOPP (BCNU, Oncovin, procarbazine, prednisone) Borocell BR-96 (doxorubicin monoclonal antibody immunoconjugate) brachytherapy BRCA genetic testing brequinar brequinar sodium BRL39123A bromodeoxyuridine (BUdR) 5-bromodeoxyuridine (broxuridine or BUdR) 5-bromo-2-deoxyuridine 5-bromouracil bromfenac bropirimine broxuridine (BUdR) BSO (buthionine sulfoximine) BSRL (buserelin) (Suprefact) BT (BCNU, triazinate) BUdR (bromodeoxyuridine or broxuridine) BU (busulfan) BUS (busulfan, Myleran) buserelin (BSRL) (Suprefact) busulfan (BU, Myleran) buthionine sulfoximine (BSO) BVAP (BCNU, vincristine, Adriamycin, prednisone) BV-ara-U BVCPP (BCNU, vinblastine, cyclophosphamide, procarbazine, prednisone) BVD (BCNU, vincristine, dacarbazine ) BVDS (bleomycin, Velban, doxorubicin, streptozocin) BVPP (BCNU, vincristine, procarbazine, prednisone) BW 301U (piritrexim) BW A770U (crisnatol mesylate) CA 15-3 CA 72-4 CA (cyclophosphamide, Adriamycin) CABOP, CA-BOP (cyclophosphamide, Adriamycin, bleomycin, Oncovin, prednisone) CABS (CCNU, Adriamycin, bleomycin, streptozocin) CAC (cisplatin, ara-C, caffeine) CACP (cisplatin) cactinomycin (actinomycin C) CAD (cyclophosphamide, Adriamycin, dacarbazine) CAD (cytosine arabinoside, daunorubicin) CADIC ( cyclophosphamide, Adriamycin, DTIC ) CAE (cyclophosphamide, Adriamycin, etoposide) CAF (cyclophosphamide, Adriamycin, 5-fluorouracil.
219. Smalley RV, Lefante J, Bartolucci A et al. A comparison of cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, and 5-fluorouracil (CAF) and cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, 5-fluorouracil, vincristine and prednisone (CMFVP) in patients with advanced breast cancer: a Southwestern Cancer Study Group project. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 1983; 3:209-20.
% = percent 10th = tenth 1st = first 2de = two dimensional echocardiography 2nd = second 3rd = third 3vc = 3 vessel cord 4th = fourth 5fu = fluorouracil 5th = fifth 6-mp = 6 mercaptopurine 6-tg = 6 thioguanine 6th = sixth 7th = seventh 8th = eighth 9th = ninth @ = at @ = email domain separator a = abortion a = absorbance a = accommodation a = adriamycin a = ante a = artery a alternata = alternaria alternata a annua = artemisia annua a baumannii = acinetobacter baumannii a belladonna = atropa belladonna a brassicicola = alternaria brassicicola a californica = artemisia californica a castellanii = acanthamoeba castellanii a cell = amacrine cell a cepa = allium cepa a coenophialum = acremonium coenophialum a culbertsoni = acanthamoeba culbertsoni a duodenale = ancylostoma duodenale a filifolia = artemisia filifolia a githago = agrostemma githago a junii = acinetobacter junii a k amputation = above knee amputation a kiliense = acremonium kiliense a polyphaga = acanthamoeba polyphaga a sativa = avena sativa a tridentata = artemisia tridentata a&e = accident and emergency department a&ox3 = alert and oriented to person place and date a&ox4 = alert and oriented to person place time and date a&p = anterior and posterior a&p = auscultation and percussion a&s = ambu & suction a&w = alive and well a-line = arterial line a-p = anterior and posterior a-p&lat = anteroposterior and lateral a-v = atrioventricular a/c = adriamycin / cyclophosphamide a/c = anterior chamber of eye a/g = albumin globulin ratio a/n = abnormal a/o = alert and oriented a/p = assessment and plan a/p = auscultation and percussion a1ad = alpha1 antitrypsin deficiency emphysema a2 = aortic component second heart sound aa = adriamycin aa = african american aa = alcohol abuse aa = alcoholics anonymous aa = alopecia areata aa = amino acid aa = amyloid protein A aa = aortic aneurysm aa = aortic arch aa = aplastic anemia aa = ara c aa = arachidonic acid aa = ascending aorta aaa = abdominal aortic aneurysm aaa = acquired aplastic anemia aaa = acute apical abscess aaa = aromatic amino acid aaf = acetylaminofluorene aag = alpha 1 acid glycoprotein aah = atypical adenomatous hyperplasia aai = acute alcohol intoxication aall = anterior axillary line aami = age associated memory impairment aamtase = aklanonic acid methyltransferase aaox3 = awake alert and oriented to date place & person aark = automated anesthesia record keeper aas = aarskog scott syndrome aas = aortic arch syndrome aas = atlantoaxial subluxation aat = aachen aphasia test aat = alpha 1 antitrypsin aat = alpha antitrypsin aau = acute anterior uveitis aav = aids associated virus ab = abdominal ab = abortion ab = antibody ab = asthmatic bronchitis aba = abscissic acid abatc = azidobenzamidotaurocholate abc = aneurysmal bone cyst abc = apnea bradycardia cyanosis abc = aspiration biopsy cytology abd = abdomen abd = abductor abdom = abdomen abdv = bleomycin doxorubicin dtic vinblastine abe = acute bacterial endocarditis abf = aortobifemoral graft abg = aortic bifurcation graft abg = aortobifemoral graft abg = arterial blood gas abi = arterial pressure index abk = aphakic bullous keratopathy abl = abetalipoproteinaemia abl = abetalipoproteinemia abl = african burkitt's lymphoma abl = angioblastic lymphadenopathy ablc = amphotericin b lipid complex abm = alveolar basement membrane antibody abmt = autologous bone marrow transplant abn = abnormal abnl = abnormal abo = a system of classifying blood groups by a or b antibody abo = abortion abo = antibody abo = bleo mtx vcr abo hdn = abo hemolytic disease of the newborn abp = arterial blood pressure abpa = asthmatic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis abpb = abductor pollicis brevis abpl = abductor pollicis longus abr = auditory brainstem response abs = abdominal muscles abs = abdominals abs = absent abs = acute brain syndrome abs = affect balance scale abs = anorexic behavior scales abt = autologous blood transfusion abu = asymptomatic bacteriuria abv = actinomycin d, bleomycin, vincristine abv = adriamycin, bleomycin, vinblastine abv = bleo dox vbl abvd = bleomycin dacarbazine doxorubicin vincristine abx = antibiotics ac = acute ac = air conditioning ac = air conduction ac = alternating current ac = amniocentesis ac = ante cibum ac = anterior chamber ac = ascending colon ac = assist control ac/a = accommodation convergence/accommodation aca = adenocarcinoma aca = anterior cerebral artery aca = anti cardiolipin antibody acad = academy acbe = air contrast barium enema acc = acceleration acc = accelerator acc = accident acc = accommodation acc = adrenocortical carcinoma acc = agenesis of corpus callosum acc = alveolar cell carcinoma acc = aplasia cutis congenita acca = adenylate cyclase constitutive activator acca = adrenal cortical carcinoma acca = adrenocortical carcinoma accom = accommodation accpn = agenesis of the corpus callosum with peripheral neuropathy acd = acid citrate dextrose acd = actinomycin d acd = adult celiac disease acd = allergic contact dermatitis acd = anemia of chronic disease acd = arteriosclerotic coronary disease acd = automatic cardiac defibrillator procedure acd = corneal dystrophy ace = acetylcholinesterase ace = angiotensin converting enzyme ace = cyclophosphamide doxorubicin ace = dipeptidyl peptidase a acetoacetyl coa = acetoacetyl coenzyme a acetyl coa = acetyl coenzyme a acetyl coa acetyltransferase = acetyl coenzyme a acetyltransferase acetyl coa carboxylase = acetyl coenzyme a carboxylase acf = anterior cranial fossa acg = angle closure glaucoma ach = acetylcholine ach = achondroplasia ach = adrenal cortical hormone ach esterase = acetylcholinesterase ache = acetylcholinesterase aci = acute coronary insufficiency aciol = anterior chamber intraocular lens acj = amelocemental junction of tooth acl = anterior cruciate ligament acla = anti cardiolipin antibody acls = advanced cardiac life support acm = aclacinomycin a acm = adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, methotrexate acm = arnold chiari malformation acn = acoustic neurinoma acnu = nimustine acom = anterior communicating artery acp = acid phosphatase acp = acupuncture acps = acrocephalopolysyndactyly acr = aclarubicin acr = amalgam cement restoration acra = acetylcholine receptor antibody acs = american cancer society acs = anterior tibial compartment syndrome acs = antireticular cytotoxic serum acsvbg = aortocoronary saphenous vein bypass graft acsvg = aortocoronary saphenous vein graft act = actinomycin act = activated clotting time act = acute coronary thrombosis act-c = actinomycin c act-d = actinomycin d acth = adrenocorticotrophic hormone actriib = activin receptor type iib acug = arthrocutaneouveal granulomatosis acv = acyclovir acv = airway closing volume acv = aplasia of cerebellar vermis acvd = arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease acvg = aortocoronary vein graft acyl coa = acyl coenzyme a ad = adenoidal degeneration ad = advertisement ad = alzheimer's disease ad = atopic dermatitis ad = atrio dextro ad = auris dextra ad = autogenic drainage ad = autosomal dominant ad = dactinomycin ad = drug addiction ad lib = ad libitim ada = adenosine deaminase ada = american dental association ada = american diabetes association ada = american dietetic association ada = americans with disabilities act adamha = alcohol drug abuse and mental health administration adas = alzheimer's disease assessment scale adat = advance diet as tolerated adbc = adriamycin, dtic, bleomycin, ccnu adc = acquired immune deficiency syndrome dementia complex adc = adenylate cyclase adc = adrenal cortex adc = aids dementia complex adcc = antibody dependent cell cytotoxicity add = attention deficit disorder add'l = additional addl = additional ade = ara c, daunorubicin, etoposide adem = acute disseminated encephalomyelitis aden = acantholytic dyskeratotic epidermal nevus adenoca = adenocarcinoma adf = aortoduodenal fistula adh = alcohol dehydrogenase adh = antidiuretic hormone adhd = attention deficit hyperactivity disorder adi = autosomal dominant ichthyosis vulgaris adic = adriamycin, dtic adip = acute demyelinating inflammatory polyradiculopathy adj = adjuvant adk = adenylate kinase adl = activities of daily living adm = administration adm = administrator adm = admission admckd = medullary cystic kidney disease, autosomal dominant adp = adenosine diphosphate adpase = adenosine diphosphatase adpkd = autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease adr = adriamycin adr = adverse drug reaction adria = adriamycin ads = alcohol dependence scale ads = antibody deficiency syndrome adt = adenosine triphosphate adt = admission, diagnosis, triage adu = acute duodenal ulcer ae = acrodermatitis enteropathica ae = aeronautical engineer ae = agricultural engineer aea = above elbow amputation aec = aminoethylcysteine aed = accident and emergency department aed = automated external defibrillator aeeg = ambulatory eeg aef = allogenic effect factor aef = amyloid enhancing factor aef = aryepiglottic fold aem = ataxia, episodic, with myokymia aep = auditory evoked potentials aer = auditory evoked responses af = acid fast af = afebrile af = amaurosis fugax af = amniotic fluid af = anterior fontanelle af = asian female af = atrial fibrillation af = auricular fibrillation af = dental amalgam filling present afb = acid fast bacillus afb = aflatoxin b afb1 = aflatoxin b1 afgf = acidic fibroblast growth factor afi = amaurotic familial idiocy afi = amniotic fluid index afib = atrial fibrillation afip = armed forces institute of pathology afl = atrial flutter aflp = acute fatty liver of pregnancy afp = alpha fetoprotein aft = aflatoxin aft = afternoon afv = amniotic fluid volume ag = anion gap ag = antigen ag = atrial gallop ag = atrophic gastritis ag = silver aga = anti gliadin antibody aga = appropriate for gestational age agg = agammaglobulinemia agit = agitation agl = acute granulocytic leukemia aglt = acidified glycerol lysis test agmx = agammaglobulinemia, x linked agn = acute glomerulonephritis agnor = silver staining nucleolar organizing regions agp = alpha 1 acid glycoprotein ags = adrenogenital syndrome ags = alagille syndrome ags = audiogenic seizure agsg = alliance of genetic support groups agt = activity group therapy agt = aminoglutethimide agt = antiglobulin test agus = atypical glands of unknown significance agw = anogenital warts ah = adductor hallucis ah = alcoholic hepatitis ah = anterior horn ah = atypical hyperplasia aha = acquired hemolytic anemia aha = american heart association aha = american hospital association aha = anterior hypothalamic area aha = autoimmune hemolytic anemia ahc = acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis ahc = adrenal hypoplasia, congenital ahd = arteriohepatic dysplasia ahd = arteriosclerotic heart disease ahds = allan herndon dudley syndrome ahf = acute heart failure ahf = antihemophilic factor ahf = argentinian hemorrhagic fever ahg = acute herpetic gingivostomatitis ahg = antihemophilic globulin ahgs = acute herpetic gingivostomatitis ahh = aryl hydrocarbon hydroxylase ahhd = arteriosclerotic hypertensive heart disease ahle = acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis ahm = allele frequency dependent homozygosity mapping aho = albright hereditary osteodystrophy ahr = aryl hydrocarbon receptor aht = antihyaluronidase screening titer ahts = adductovarus hammer toe syndrome ahx = addison disease, x linked ai = accidental injury ai = alcohol intake ai = allergy and immunology ai = amelogenesis imperfecta ai = anaphylatoxin inactivator ai = angiotensin i ai = aortic incompetence ai = aortic insufficiency ai = apical impulse ai = artificial insemination ai = artificial intelligence ai = autoimmune ai = autoimmunity aia = aspirin intolerant asthma aib = abnormal illness behavior aib = aminoisobutyric acid aic = aicardi syndrome aica = anterior inferior cerebellar artery aicd = automatic implanted cardiac defibrillator aid = artificial insemination by donor aidh = atypical intraductal hyperlasia aids = acquired immune deficiency syndrome aied = aland island eye disease aih = artificial insemination by husband aih = autoimmune hepatitis aiha = autoimmune hemolytic anemia ail = angioimmunoproliferative lesions aild = angioimmunoblastic lymphadenopathy with dysproteinemia aim = abnormal involuntary movement aim = activation inducer molecule aim = asparaginase, ifosfamide, methotrexate aimi = anteroinferior myocardial infarction aims = abnormal involuntary movement scale aims = arthritis impact measurement scale ain = acute interstitial nephritis ain = anal intraepithelial neoplasia aion = acute ischemic optic neuropathy aip = acute intermittent porphyria aip = acute interstitial pneumonia ais = abbreviated injury scale ais = adenocarcinoma in situ aivr = accelerated idioventricular rhythm aj = ankle jerk ajcc = american joint committee on cancer ak = above knee ak = acetate kinase ak = actinic keratosis ak = adenylate kinase ak = artificial kidney ak = astigmatic keratotomy aka = above knee amputation aka = alcoholic ketoacidosis aka = also known as ake = acrokeratoelastoidosis akp = anterior knee pain akv = acrokeratosis verruciformis al = aluminum al = amyloid light chain al = anterolateral al = arterial line al = artificial limb al = left ear ala = alanine ala = aminolevulinic acid ala = amoebic liver abscess alad = aminolevulinic acid dehydratase alase = alas, erythroid alash = alas, housekeeping alat = alanine aminotransferase alb = albumin alc = alcohol alcaa = acetylcarnitine arginyl amide alcam = activated leukocyte cell adhesion molecule alcl = anaplastic large cell lymphoma ald = adrenoleukodystrophy ald = alcoholic liver disease ald = aldolase ald = aldosine ald = aldosterone aldb = aldolose b deficiency aldo = aldosterone alec = artificial lung expanding compound alf = acute liver failure alg = antilymphocyte globulin ali = acute lung injury ali = average lobe index alk p'tase = alkaline phosphatase alk phos = alkaline phosphatase all = acute lymphocytic leukemia allo = allogenic alm = acral lentiginous melanoma almi = anterolateral myocardial infarction almm = acral lentiginous malignant melanoma alomad = adriamycin, leukeran, oncovin, methotrexate, actinomycin d, dacarbazine alp = alkaline phosphatase alp = anterior lobe of pituitary alp = argon laser photocoagulation alp = atherogenic lipoprotein phenotype alpc = argon laser photocoagulation alpha anp = alpha atrial natriuretic peptide alpha ifn = alpha interferon alpha mpt = alpha methyl p tyrosine alps = aphasia language performance scales als = advanced life support als = afferent loop syndrome als = amyotrophic lateral sclerosis als = antilymphocyte serum alt = alaniinitransaminaas alt = alanine aminotransferase alt = altered alt = altitude alt = argon laser trabeculoplasty alto = afterloading tandem and ovoids altp = argon laser trabeculoplasty alunc = alopecia universalis congenita alv = alveolar alv = avian leukosis virus am = alveolar macrophage am = american am = americium am = ammeter am = anteromedial am = asian male am = morning ama = advanced maternal age ama = against medical advice ama = american medical association ama = anti mitochondrial antibody amb = ambulate amb = amphotericin b amc = arthrogryposis multiplex congenita amcn = arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, neurogenic type amd = acid maltase deficiency amd = age related macular degeneration amdg = acromesomelic dysplasia, grebe type amf = adios, my friend amfyoyo = adios my friend, you're on your own ami = acute mesenteric ischemia ami = acute myocardial infarct ami = autobiographical memory interview amio = amiodarone amit = amitriptyline aml = acute myelogenous leukemia aml = anterior mitral leaflet amlcd = active matrix liquid crystal device amm = agnogenic myeloid metaplasia amml = acute myelomonocytic leukemia amn = adrenomyeloneuropathy amnio = amniocentesis amp = acid mucopolysaccharide amp = acute massive pulmonary embolism amp = adenosine monophosphate amp = ampere amp = amphetamine amp = ampicillin amp = ampule amp = amputation amp deaminase = adenosine monophosphate deaminase ampe = acute massive pulmonary embolism amr = alternating motion rate ams = altered mental status ams = atypical mole syndrome amsa = amsacrine amt = abbreviated mental test amt = amount amt = anxiety management training amv = assisted mandatory ventilation amvc = atrophia maculosa varioliformis cutis an = acanthosis nigricans an = acoustic neuroma an = anorexia nervosa an = antenatal ana = alpha naphthyl esterase ana = antinuclear antibody ana = antinuclear antigen anae = alpha naphthyl acetate esterase anan = anandron anbc = hepatitis b core antibody anc = absolute neutrophil count anc = antenatal care anca = anti neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody ancova = analysis of covariance and = axillary node dissection anes = anesthesia anf = antinuclear factor ang = angiotensin angio = angiogram angis = australian national genomic info service anl = acute nonlymphocytic leukemia anl = argonne national laboratory anll = acute nonlymphoblastic leukemia anm = amish nemaline myopathy ann = annual ann = annulus ann = artificial neural networks ann fib = annulus fibrosis annl = acute non lymphocytic leukemia anom = anomalous anova = analysis of variance anp = atrial natriuretic peptide ans = arteriolonephrosclerosis ans = autonomic nervous system ant = alloimmune neonatal thrombocytopenia ant = anterior ante = before anug = acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis anxty = anxiety ao = acridine orange aob = acetone on breath aob = alcohol on breath aob = anterior open bite aod = arterial occlusive disease aodm = adult onset diabetes mellitus aof = assessment of occupational function aom = acute otitis media aom = arthroophthalmopathy, hereditary progressive aom = azoxymethane aopa = ara c, oncovin, prednisone, asparaginase aope = adriamycin, oncovin, prednisone, etoposide aorf = adult onset renal failure aos = adams oliver syndrome ap & lat = anteroposterior & lateral ap = abdominal pain ap = abdominal perineal ap = acid phosphatase ap = action potential ap = acute pancreatitis ap = alkaline phosphatase ap = anatomic pathology ap = angina pectoris ap = ante partum ap = anterior and posterior ap = anterior pituitary ap = aortic pressure ap = aortopulmonary ap = arterial pressure ap = artificial pneumothorax ap&lat = anteroposterior & lateral apa = american psychological association apa = aminopenicillanic acid apa = antiphospholipid antibody apb = abductor pollicus brevis apc = acetylsalicylic acid, acetophenetidin, and caffeine apc = activated protein c apc = adenomatous polyposis of the colon apc = amsa, prednisone, chlorambucil apc = aspirin, phenacetin, caffeine apc = atrial premature contraction apch = alternative pathway hemolytic complement apcor = advanced portable coronary observation radio apd = accessory pancreatic duct apd = afferent pupillary defect apd = antipsychotic drug apd = atrial premature depolarization ape = acute pulmonary edema ape = anterior pituitary extract apeced = autoimmune polyendocrinopathy candidiasis ectodermal dystrophy apf = antiperinuclear factor aph = alkaline phosphatase aph = antepartum hemorrhage aph = aphasia apha = american public health association aphig = aphidicolin glycinate api = application programming interface apkd = adult polycystic disease apl = abductor pollicis longus apl = acute promyelocytic leukemia apl = adjustable pressure limiting valve apla = anti phospholipid antibody apld = automated percutaneous lumbar discectomy aplis = anatomic pathology laboratory information system apls = advanced pediatric life support apml = acute promyelocytic leukemia apn = acute pyelonephritis apn = advanced practice nurse apo = adriamycin, prednisone, oncovin apo a i = apolipoprotein a i apoa = apolipoprotein a apob = apolipoprotein b apoc = apolipoprotein c apod = apolipoprotein d apoe = apolipoprotein e apoj = apolipoprotein j app = acute phase protein app = appendix appl = appliance appl = application appnhp = adenylyl imidodiphosphate approx = approximate approx = approximately appt = appointment appy = appendectomy apr = abdominoperineal resection of rectum apr = acute phase reactant apr = april apr = auropalpebral reflex aprs = adult personality rating schedule aprt = adenine phosphoribosyltransferase aprt = adenosine phosphoribosyltransferase aprtase = adenine phosphoribosyltransferase aprv = airway pressure release ventilation aps = antiphospholipid syndrome apsa = phosphatidylserine antibody apsgn = acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis aptt = activated partial thromboplastin time apud = amine precursor uptake and decarboxylation apudoma = apud tumor apudoma = tumor of apud cells apvc = anomalous pulmonary venous connection apvd = anomalous pulmonary venous drainage apvr = anomalous pulmonary venous return apvs = absent pulmonary valve syndrome apw = aortopulmonary window aq = aqueous ar = aortic regurgitation ar = argon ara c = arabinosylcytosine ara ctp = arabinofuranosylcytosine triphosphate ara u = arabinofuranosyluracil aras = atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis arbkt = aids risk behavior knowledge test arc = abnormal retinal correspondence arc = aids related complex arch = archives ard = acute respiratory disease ardmd = autosomal recessive distal muscular dystrophy ards = adult respiratory distress syndrome arf = acute renal failure arf = acute respiratory failure arf = acute rheumatic fever arg = arginine ari = acute renal insufficiency ari = acute respiratory infection arm = artificial rupture of membrane armd = age related macular degeneration arn = acute retinal necrosis aroa = autosomal recessive ocular albinism arom = artificial rupture of membranes arp = american registry of pathology arpkd = autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease arsa = arylsulfatase a art = anti retroviral therapy art = arterial arter = arterial aru = acute retention of urine arv = aids related virus arv = anti retroviral therapy arvc = arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy arvd = arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia as = angelman syndrome as = aortic stenosis as = arteriosclerosis as = auris sinestra asa = acetylsalicylic acid asa = argininosuccinic acid asa = aspirin asa = aspirin sensitive asthma asad = arteriosclerotic artery disease asal = argininosuccinate lyase asal deficiency = argininosuccinate lyase deficiency asap = as soon as possible asat = aspartate aminotransferase asb = asymptomatic bacteriuria asbmb = american society for biochemistry & molecular biology asc = american society of cytology ascb = american society for cell biology ascd = arteriosclerotic coronary disease aschd = arteriosclerotic coronary heart disease asci = american society for clinical investigation ascii = american standard code for information interchange asco = american society of clinical oncology ascp = american society of clinical pathologists asct = autologous stem cell transplantation ascus = atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance ascva = arteriosclerotic cerebrovascular accident ascvd = arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease ascvd = arteriosclerotic cerebrovascular disease ascvhd = arteriosclerotic cardiovascular heart disease ascvrd = arteriosclerotic cardiovascular renal disease asd = atrial septal defect asdhd = arteriosclerotic decompensated heart disease asdp = anal sphincter dysplasia asech = acetylselenonium choline asf = anterior spinal fusion ash = asymmetrical septal hypertrophy ashap = adriamycin, solu medrol, high dose ara c, platinol ashcvd = arteriosclerotic hypertensive cardiovascular disease ashd = arteriosclerotic heart disease ashd = atrioseptal heart defect ashg = american society for human genetics ashhd = arteriosclerotic hypertensive heart disease ashvd = arteriosclerotic hypertensive vascular disease asi = anxiety status inventory asip = american society for investigative pathologists asis = anterior superior iliac spine asl = antistreptolysin asl = argininosuccinate lyase asl deficiency = argininosuccinate lyase deficiency aslhn = alport syndrome like hereditary nephritis aslme = american society of law, medicine, and ethics aslo = anti streptolysin o asm = american society for microbiology asma = anti smooth muscle antibody asmd = anterior segment mesenchymal dysgenesis asmi = anteroseptal myocardial infarction asmtlx = acetylserotonin methyltransferase like, x linked asn = asparaginase asn = asparagine aso = antistreptolysin o aso = arteriosclerosis obliterans asom = acute suppurative otitis media asp = antisocial personality asp = asparaginase asp = aspartic acid asp = l asparaginase asped = angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia aspvd = arteriosclerotic peripheral vascular disease asrt = anomalous sentence repetition test assa = aminopterin syndrome sine aminopterin assoc = association asst = assist asstase = arylsulfate sulfotransferase ast = aspartate aminotransferase ast = astigmatism asu = ambulatory surgery unit asv = avian sarcoma virus asvd = arteriosclerotic vascular disease asvhd = arteriosclerotic vascular heart disease asw = approved social worker at = antithrombin at = astatine at = audiology technician at/nc = atraumatic normocephalic ata = alimentary toxic aleukia ata = anterior tibial artery atc = adriamycin followed by 3x taxol followed by 3x cytoxan atcc = american type culture collection atd = antithyroid drug atd = asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy atg = antithymocyte globulin atg = antitoxin globulin atin = acute tubulo interstitial nephritis atl = adult t cell leukemia atll = adult tcell leukemia lymphoma atls = advanced trauma life support training course atm = atmosphere atmngt = atypical melanocytic nevi of the genital type atn = acute tubular necrosis atn = oculocutaneous albinism, tyrosinase negative atnr = asymmetrical tonic neck reflex atp = adenosine triphosphate atp = advanced technology program atp = azathioprine atra = all trans-retinoic acid ats = alport syndrome ats = anti tetanus serum ats = arteriosclerosis atshd = arteriosclerotic heart disease att = attachment atv = all terrain vehicle atz = anal transitional zone au = arbitrary unit au = aures unitas au = australia antigen au = azauridine au = gold auc = area under curve aud = auditory audit = alcohol use disorders identification test aug = acute ulcerative gingivitis aug = august aul = acute undifferentiated leukemia aur = auricular aus = artificial urinary sphincter aus = atypia of unknown significance av = adriamycin, vincristine av = alveolar duct av = anaerobic vaginosis av = aortic valve av = arteriovenous av = atrioventricular av = audiovisual av = auriculoventricular ava = antiviral antibody ava = aortic valve area ava = aortic valve atresia avad = doxorubicin, vincristine, cytarabine, dexamethasone avb = atrioventricular block avdrr = adult onset vitamin d resistant hypophosphatemic osteomalacia aventyl = nortriptylineavf avf = arteriovenous fistula avf = atrioventricular fibrillation avh = acute viral hepatitis avm = arteriovenous malformation avm = aviation medicine avms = arteriovenous malformations avn = atrioventricular node avn = avascular necrosis avo = defused arteriovenous o2 difference avp = actinomycin d, vincristine, platinol avp = adriamycin, vincristine, procarbazine avp = aortic valve prosthesis avp = aortic valvuloplasty avp = arginine vasopressin avp = venous ambulatory pressure avpu = alert, verbal, pain, unresponsive avr = aortic valve replacement avrnt = atrioventricular re entrant nodal tachycardia avrr = aortic valve re replacement avrt = atrioventricular re entrant tachycardia avs = arteriovenous shunt avsd = atrioventricular septal defect avss = afebrile, vital signs stable aw = abdominal wall aw = airway awmi = anterior wall myocardial infarction awo = antral washout awol = absent without leave aws = alagille watson syndrome ax = axilla ax = axis of cylindrical lens axr = abdominal x ray az = ascheim zondek aza = azathioprine azc = azacitidine azf = azoospermia factor azi = azidopine azq = diaziquone azt = azidothymidine b = bath b = behavior b = brother b bassiana = beauveria bassiana b beaveri = brugia beaveri b burgdorferi = borrelia burgdorferi b crocidurae = borrelia crocidurae b k amputation = below knee amputation b pahangi = brugia pahangi b&b = bronchoscopy and biopsy b&c = biopsy and cauterization b&w = baldy webster suspension b-2m = beta 2 microglobulin b-cell = bcell b-cll = b cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia b-lph = beta lipotrophic hormone b/k = below knee b/p = blood pressure b1 = bilroth 1 b1 = breast stage 1 b12 = cyanocobalamin b2 = bilroth 2 b2 = ebv receptor b2 m = beta2 microglobulin b2-glob = beta 2 microglobulin ba = backache ba = barium ba = basilar artery ba = betamethasone acetate ba = bile acid ba = biliary atresia ba = blocking antibody ba = bone age ba = boric acid ba = brachial artery ba = bronchial asthma bab = babinski sign bab = behaviour assessment battery bac = bacterial artificial chromosome bac = blood alcohol concentration bac = bronchioalveolar carcinoma bac = bronchioloalveolar carcinoma baco = bleomycin, adriamycin, ccnu, oncovin bacod = bleomycin, adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, oncovin, dexamethasone bacon = bleomycin, adriamycin, ccnu, oncovin, nitrogen mustard bacop = bleomycin, adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, oncovin, prednisone bact = bacteriology bact = bleomycin, adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, tamoxifen bactec = bactenecin badl = brief activities of daily living bae = barium enema baee = benzoylarginine ethyl ester baep = brainstem auditory evoked potential baer = brainstem auditory evoked response baha = bone anchor hearing aid bal = blood alcohol level bal = british anti lewisite bal = bronchoalveolar lavage bal = dimercaprol balf = bronchoalveolar lavage fluid balt = bronchus associated lymphoid tissue bamon = bleomycin, adriamycin, methotrexate, oncovin, nitrogen mustard bana = benzoylarginine 2 naphthylamide banf = bilateral acoustic neurofibromatosis bao = basal acid output bao = basal gastric acid output bap = bleomycin, adriamycin, prednisone bapa = benzoylarginine nitroanilide bapp = bleomycin, doxorubicin, cisplatin, prednisone barb = barbiturate barbital = phenobarbital barn = bilateral acute retinal necrosis bas = balloon atrial septostomy baso = basophil bavip = bleomycin, adriamycin, vinblastine, imidazole carboxamide, prednisone bawo = bilateral antrl washout bax = a homolog of bcl2 bb = bronchial breathing bb = bundle branch bba = born before arrival bbb = blood brain barrier bbb = bundle branch block bbgk = stated that chromosomes 4 and 7 each seem to have copies of the bb1/g25k bbow = bulging bag of waters bbprl = big big prolactin bbs = bilateral breath sounds bbs = bulletin board service bbt = basal body temperature bbvp = bcnu, bleomycin, vepesid, prednisone, methotrexate bc = blood culture bc = bone conduction bc = breast cancer bc = breathing control bc = bronchogenic carcinoma bca = basal cell atypia bcaa = branched chain amino acid bcam = b cell adhesion molecule bcap = bcnu, cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, prednisone bcas = breast carcinoma amplified sequence bcat = branched chain aminotransferase bcav = bleomycin, ccnu, adriamycin, velban bcc = basal cell carcinoma bcca = basal cell carcinoma bccp = biotin carboxyl carrier protein bcd = bleomycin, cyclophosphamide, dactinomycin bcdf = b cell differentiation factor bcds = breast cancer, ductal, suppressor bce = basal cell epithelioma bcei = breast cancer estrogen inducible sequence bceop = benign childhood epilepsy with occipital paroxysms bcg = bacille calmette guerin bcg = ballistocardiogram bcg = bromocresol green bch = basal cell hyperplasia bch = chorea, hereditary benign bche = butyrylcholinesterase bcie = bullous congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma bckd = branched chain alpha ketoacid dehydrogenase deficiency bckd = branched chain alphaketoacid dehydrogenase deficiency bcmf = bleomycin, cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, fluorouracil bcns = basal cell nevus syndrome bcnu = bis chloroethyl nitrosourea bcop = bcnu, cyclophosphamide, oncovin, prednisone bcp = basal cell papilloma bcp = bcnu, cyclophosphamide, prednisone bcp = birth control pill bcpm = benign chronic pemphigus bcr = breakpoint cluster region bcr = bulbocavernosus reflex bcs = battered child syndrome bcs = breast conservation surgery bcs = budd chiari syndrome bct = basophil challenge test bcvp = bcnu, cyclophosphamide, vincristine, prednisone bcvpb = bcnu, cyclophosphamide, vinblastine, procarbazine, bleomycin bcvpp = bcnu, cyclophosphamide, vinblastine, procarbazine, prednisone bcvpp = carmustine cyclophosphamide prednisone procarbazine vinblastine bcx = blood culture bd = band bd = barbiturate dependence bd = base deficit bd = basophilic degeneration bd = batten's disease bd = behcet's disease bd = belladonna bd = bile duct bd = black death bd = blood donor bd = bowel dysfunction bd = bowen disease bd = brain damage bd = brain death bd = bronchodilator bd = twice a day bdae = boston diagnostic aphasia examination bdc = burn dressing change bdcs = bazex dupre christol syndrome bdg = batten's disease gene bdi = beck depression inventory bdma = benzyldimethylamine bdmf = bone dysplasia with medullary fibrosarcoma bdmr = brachydactyly mental retardation syndrome bdp = beclomethasone dipropionate bdp = benzodiazepine bdp = bronchopulmonary dysplasia bdr = background diabetic retinopathy bdrs = blessed dementia rating scale bdrs = brief depression rating scale bds = blackfan diamond syndrome bdz = benzodiazepine be = bacterial endocarditis be = barium enema be = base excess be = below elbow bea = below elbow amputation beac = bcnu, etoposide, ara c, cyclophosphamide beam = bcnu, etoposide, cytarabine, melphalan bec = before exam completed bed = bornholm eye disease bee = basal energy expenditure beh = behavior beh = benign essential hypertension behav = behavioral bel = blood ethanol level bel = bromoenol lactone bemp = bleomycin, eldisine, mitomycin, platinol ben = balkan endemic nephropathy beo = both eyes open bep = benign enlargement of prostate bep = bleomycin, etoposide, platinol bepop = application of below elbow plaster of paris ber = berbamine ber = berberine best = bedside evaluation and screening test of aphasia beta msh = beta melanocyte stimulating hormone beta tgdr = beta thioguanine deoxyriboside bf = black female bf = blastogenic factor bf = breast fed bf = breast feeding bf = lymphocyte mitogenic factor bfgf = basic fibroblast growth factor bfic = benign familial infantile convulsions bfl = bird fanciers lung bfnc = benign familial neonatal convulsions bfp = biological false positive bfu = burst forming unit bg = basal ganglia bg = basal ganglion bg = bender gestalt test bg = beta galactosidase bg = beta glucuronidase bg = birbeck granule bg = bite guard bg = blood gases bg = blood glucose bg = bone graft bg = brilliant green bg = bronchocentric granulomatosis bga = blood gas analysis bgci = basal ganglia calcification, idiopathic bgh = bovine growth hormone bgl = bartholin's gland bgp = blood group bgp = bone gla protein bgpa = biliary glycoprotein a bgs = baller gerold syndrome bgus = biclonal gammopathy of uncertain significance bh = birth history bh = breathholding bh = bronchial hyperreactivity bha = butylated hydroxyanisole bhcg = beta human chorionic gonadotrophin bhcg = beta human chorionic gonadotropin bhd = bcnu hydroxyurea dacarbazine bhd = birt hogg dube syndrome bhdv = bcnu, hydroxyurea, dacarbazine, vincristine bhf = bolivian hemorrhagic fever bhl = bilateral hilar lymph node bhr = bronchial hyperreactivity bht = blunt head trauma bht = breath hydrogen test bht = butyl hydroxytoluene bht = butylated hydroxytoluene bht = butylhyroxytoluene bhtt = bielschowsky head tilt bi = barthel index bi = basilar impression bi = bismuth bi = bone injury bi = brain injury bi = gingival bleeding index biba = brought in by ambulance bic = biceps bid = bis in diem bid = brought in dead bie = bullous ichthyosiform erythroderma bih = benign intracranial hypertension bih = bilateral inguinal hernia bil = bilateral bil bs = bilateral breath sounds bilat = bilateral bili = bilirubin bili t/d = bilirubin, total and direct bima = bilateral internal mammary artery bin = twice a night bio = biology biol = biologic biol = biological biol = biologist biol = biology biotech = biotechnology bip = bleomycin, ifosfamide, platinol bip = bronchiolitis obliterans with usual interstitial pneumonitis bipap = bilevel positive airway pressure bipg = billroth i partial gastrectomy bipp = bismuth iodoform paraffin paste bit = behavioral inattention test biw = twice weekly bj = bence jones bj = biceps reflex bjm = bones, joints, and muscles bjp = bence jones protein bk = back bk = band keratopathy bk = below knee bk = black bk = bullous keratopathy bka = below knee amputation bkbpr = bamford kowal and bench picture related bkpnpr = bamford kowal and bench non picture related bkv = bk virus bl = bladder bl = blood bl = borderline leprosy bl = bucolingual bl = burkitt's lymphoma bl cult = blood culture blades = bristol language assessment scales bld = blood blel = benign lymphoepithelial lesion bleo = bleomycin bleo-comf = bleomycin, cyclophosphamide, oncovin, methotrexate, fluorouracil bleo-mopp = bleomycin, nitrogen mustard, oncovin, procarbazine, prednisone blitz = monoclonal antibodies blm = bleomycin blm = bleomycin sulfate blobs = binary large objects bls = bare lymphocyte syndrome bls = basic life support blt = bleeding time blv = blood volume bm = bacterial meningitis bm = basal metabolism bm = basilar membrane bm = black male bm = bone marrow bm = bowel movement bm = breast milk bma = benzylmercapturic acid bma = bone marrow aspiration bmast = brief michigan alcoholism screening test bmc = bone marrow cell bmc = bone mineral content bmcp = brain mitochondrial carrier protein bmd = becker muscular dystrophy bmd = best macular dystrophy bmd = bone mineral density bmhp = bromomercurihydroxypropane bmi = body mass index bmj = breast milk jaundice bmld = binaural masking level difference test bmp = bcnu, methotrexate, procarbazine bmp = bone morphogenetic protein bmpg = bone marrow proteoglycan bmr = basal metabolic rate bms = burning mouth syndrome bmt = bone marrow transplant bmz = basement membrane zone bn = bladder neck bn = bulimia nervosa bnab = ladder neck adhesions bncf = both toenails cut and filed bnd = both toenails drilled bnec = bladder neck electric conductance test bnhl = bcell non hodgkin's lymphoma bni = bladder neck incision male bnl = brookhaven national laboratory bno = bladder neck obstruction bnp = bladder non palpable bnp = brain natriuretic peptide bns = bladder neck stenosis bo = bacterioopsin bo = barrett's esophagus bo = benzene oxide bo = bilirubin oxidase bo = blackout bo = blighted ovum bo = body odor bo = bosentan bo = bowel obstruction bo = bronchiolitis obliterans bo = bubble oxygenator boa = behavioral observation audiometry boap = bleomycin, oncovin, adriamycin, prednisone boca = brown oculocutaneous albinism bof = birds of a feather bof = branchiooculofacial syndrome bof = broncho esophageal fistula bofs = branchiooculofacial syndrome bold = bleomycin, oncovin, lomustine, dacarbazine boma = otitis media, both ears, acute bomp = bleomycin, oncovin, matulane, prednisone bomsa = bilateral otitis media serous acute bomsc = bilateral otitis media serous chronic bonp = bleomycin, oncovin, natulan, prednisolone boo = bladder outflow obstruction boop = bronchiolitis obliterans and organising pneumonitis bop = bcnu, oncovin, prednisone bop = bleeding on probing bop = bleomycin, oncovin, platinol bopam = bleomycin, oncovin, prednisone, adriamycin, mechlorethamine, methotrexate bopp = bcnu, oncovin, procarbazine, prednisone borb = birmingham object recognition battery bos = base of skull bos = behavioral observation schedule botox = botulin toxin bov = bleeding esophageal varices bow = bag of water box = bowels opened times bp = base pair bp = blood pressure bp = boiling point bp = bullous pemphigoid bp&tpr = monitoring of blood pressure, temperature, pulse rate and respiratory rate bp+ = hypertension bpad = bipolar affective disorder bpcq = beliefs about pain control questionnaire bpd = biparietal diameter bpd = bipolar disorder bpd = borderline personality disorder bpd = bronchopulmonary dysplasia bpes = blepharophimosis, ptosis, and epicanthus inversus bpf = brazilian purpuric fever bpf = bronchopleural fistula bph = benign prostatic hyperplasia bpig = bacterial polysaccharide immune globulin bpm = beats per minute bpm = breaths per minute bpm = brompheniramine maleate bpn = brachial plexus neuropathy bpnh = bilateral periventricular nodular heterotopia bpo = benzoyl peroxide bpp = biophysical profile bpptl = bilateral postpartum tubal ligation bppv = benign paroxysmal positional vertigo bprl = big prolactin bprs = brief psychiatric rating scale bps = bronchopulmonary segment bpt = bronchial provocation test bpv = benign positional vertigo bq = becquerel br = bathroom br = bedrest br = bedroom br = birthing room br = brachioradialis br = breast br = breathing rate br = breech presentation br = british br = bromine br = brother br ca = breast cancer bra = bilateral renal agenesis bra = bite raising appliance bra = brain brach = brachial brao = branch retinal artery occlusion brap = brca1 associated protein brb = bright red blood brbpr = bright red blood per rectum brbx = breast biopsy brca = breast cancer gene brd = bilateral renal dysplasia brdu = bromodeoxyuridine brdurd = bromodeoxyuridine brf = breast feeding brhibo = bromohomoibotenate bric = benign recurrent intrahepatic cholestasis brk = breast tumor kinase brm = biological response modifier bronch = bronchial bronch = bronchoscopy broncho = bronchoscopy brp = bathroom privileges brvo = branch retinal vein occlusion brvt = branch retinal vein thrombosis bs = barium swallow bs = blood glucose level bs = blood smear bs = blood sugar bs = bloom syndrome bs = bowel sounds bs = breath sounds bs/scf = biological sequence/structure computational facility bsa = body surface area bsa = bovine serum albumin bsaep = brainstem auditory evoked potential bsap = brief, small, abundant potentials bsapp = brief, small, abundant, polyphasic potentials bsb = bedside bag bsc = bedside commode bsco = bilateral subcapsular orchidectomy bscs = biological sciences curriculum study bsd = bedside drainage bse = bovine spongiform encephalopathy bse = breast self examination bse = mad cow disease bsep = brainstem evoked potential bser = brainstem electric response bsera = brainstem evoked response audiogram bsf = benign senescent forgetfulness bsipss = bilateral simultaneous inferior petrosal sinus sampling bso = bilateral salpingo oophorectomy bso = bilateral subcapsular orchidectomy bso = buthionine sulfoximine bsp = bone sialoprotein bsp = bromosulfaphthalein bsp = bromosulfophthalein bsp = bromsulphalein bsp = bromsulphaline bsq = behavioral screening questionnaire bsq = bussuquara fever bss = balanced salt solution bst = blood serologic test bst = bovine somatotropin bsts = bereweeke skill teaching system checklist bsu = bartholin's, skene's, urethra bsv = binocular single vision bt = base of tongue bt = bcnu, triazinate bt = bedtime bt = benign tertian malaria bt = bitemporal bt = bladder training bt = blalock taussig shunt bt = bleeding time bt = blood transfusion bt = blood type bt = blood typing bt = blue tongue bt = body temperature bt = botulin toxin bt = bowel tones bt = brain tumor bt = breakthrough bt = breast tumor bt = broken tooth btcd = binding to curved dna btk = bruton's tyrosine kinase btl = bilateral tubal ligation btm = benign tertian malaria btnf = both toenails filed btp = biotechnology training programs bts = blalock taussig shunt btu = british thermal unit btw = by the way bu = bethesda unit bu = bilirubin bu = busulfan bulit = bulimia test bun = blood urea nitrogen bus = busulfan bv = bacterial vaginosis bv = binocular vision bv = blood vessel bv = blood volume bva = binocular visual acuity bvap = bcnu, vincristine, adriamycin, prednisone bvcpp = bcnu, vinblastine, cyclophosphamide, procarbazine, prednisone bvd = back vertex distance bvd = bcnu, vincristine, dacarbazine bvds = bleomycin, velban, doxorubicin, streptozocin bvl = bilateral vas ligation bvm = bag valve mask bvm = bag ventilator mask bvpp = bcnu, vincristine, procarbazine, prednisone bvrt = benton visual behavior test bw = birth weight bw = body weight bw = dental bitewing x ray bwcr = beckwith wiedemann syndrome chromosome region bwd = backward bwo = bladder washout bws = beckwith wiedemann syndrome bx = biopsy bxcx = biopsy of cervix bxo = balanitis xerotica obliterans bylitc = butenylisothiocyanate bzd = benzodiazepine bzs = bannayan zonana syndrome bzt = bendrofluazide bzx = bazex syndrome c 1 esterase = complement 1 esterase c = c c = capacitance c = carbon c = caucasian c = celsius c = cervical c = complement c = compliance c = cornea c = coulomb c = cum c = cytidine c = cytosine c acetobutylicum = clostridium acetobutylicum c anthropophaga = cordylobia anthropophaga c burnetii = coxiella burnetii c clostridiiforme = clostridium clostridiiforme c coli = campylobacter coli c curticei = cooperia curticei c difficile = clostridium difficile c diphtheriae = corynebacterium diphtheriae c feseri = clostridium feseri c freundii = citrobacter freundii c guilliermondii = candida guilliermondii c hominivorax = cochliomyia hominivorax c jejuni = campylobacter jejuni c pectinata = cooperia pectinata c vini = candida vini c&c = application of collar and cuff sling c&c = curette and cautery of skin lesion c&db = cough & deep breath c&e = curettage and electrodessication c&f = chills and fever c&p = cystoscopy and pyelography c&s = culture and sensitivities c-anca = c-anca = anti neutrophil cytoplasm c-anca = cytoplasm and neutrophil antibody c-p = cerebellopontine angle c-rp = c reactive protein c-s = cheyne stokes c-spine = cervical spine c/a = clinitest/acetest c/c = chrome cobalt c/c = complete dentures c/c/e = clubbing, cyanosis, edema c/d = cystodiathermy c/d/i = clean, dry, intact c/n = cyclogyl and neosynephrine c/o = complains of c/p = cardiopulmonary c/s = caesarean section c/w = consistent with c02 = carbon dioxide c1 = complement 1 c1q = complement 1q c3 convertase = complement 3 convertase c3b ina = c3b inactivator c3pa = c3 proactivator ca = calcium ca = cancer ca = carcinoma ca = cardiac arrest ca = clinical assistant ca = corneal abrasion ca = coronary artery ca atpase = calcium adenosine triphosphatase ca-125 = cancer antigen 125 ca125 = cancer antigen 125 caa = cerebral amyloid angiopathy caa = chloroacetaldehyde caa = circulating anodic antigen caa = constitutional aplastic anemia caa = coronary artery aneurysm caam = complimentary and alternate medicine caap = cocaine abuse assessment profile cab = cambridge apraxia battery cab = coronary artery bypass cabbage = slang for cabg cabg = coronary artery bypass graft cabop = cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, bleomycin, oncovin, prednisone cabs = ccnu, adriamycin, bleomycin, streptozocin cac = cisplatin, ara c, caffeine caca = cataract, crystalline aculeiform cacd = choroidal dystrophy, central areolar cach = childhood ataxia with central nervous system hypomyelinization cacp = camptodactyly arthropathy coxa vara pericarditis syndrome cacs = celiac axis compression syndrome cact = carnitine acylcarnitine translocase cad = computer aided detection cad = coronary artery disease cad = cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, dacarbazine cad = cytosine arabinoside, daunorubicin cadasil = cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy cadic = cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, dtic cae = chloroacetate esterase cae = cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, etoposide caep = cortical auditory evoked potentials caer = cortical auditory evoked response caf = cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, 5 fluorouracil.