Short FormFull Form
ABGArterial Blood Gas
ACbefore meals
ACSAmerican Chemical Society
ADHDAttention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
AIDSAcquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
ALSAmyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
ARDSAcute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
BACblood alcohol content
BAMSBachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery
BCGBacillus Calmette-Guerin
BDSBachelor of Dental Surgery
BMDBone Mineral Density
BMIBody Mass Index
BMRBasal Metabolic Rate
BMTBone Marrow Transplant
CABGCoronary Artery Bypass Graft
CBCComplete Blood Count
CHFCongestive Heart Failure
CMOChief Medical Officer
COPDChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
CPRCardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation
DNADeoxyribonucleic Acid
EBVEpstein – Barr virus
ECCemergency cardiac care
ECTElectroconvulsive Therapy
ENTEar Nose Throat
EREmergency Room
FHRFetal Heart Rate
GFRGlomerular Filtration Rate
GMOGenetically Modified Organism
GTTGlucose Tolerance Test
HIVHuman Immunodeficiency Virus
ICUIntensive Care Unit
IDinfectious diseases
IVFIN Vitro Fertilization
MBBSBachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MCMenstrual Cycle
MDDoctor of Medicine
MDDmaximum daily dose
MMRMeasles Mumps and Rubella
MRIMagnetic Resonance Imaging
OCDObsessive-Compulsive Disorder
OPDOutpatient Department
OSAObstructive Sleep Apnea
PACPremature Atrial Contraction
PIDPelvic Inflammatory Disease
PKDPolycystic Kidney Disease
PMSPremenstrual Syndrome
PNVprenatal vitamins
PTSDPost-Traumatic Stress Disorder
QDonce a day
RBCRed Blood Cell
RHDRheumatic Heart Disease
RNARibonucleic Acid
Rxprescription, treatment
STDSexually Transmitted Diseases
TLCTotal Lung Capacity
TTTetanus Toxoid
UTIUrinary Tract Infection
WBCWhite Blood Cell
WNLwithin normal limits
XRTexternal radiation therapy
Back to top