Monday, January 4, 2010

Medical Abbreviations (Q, R, S, T)- Useful for coding and Transcription

q, (Lat. quaque) - each or every.
q.d., qd, (quaque in die) once a day, every day
q.h., qh, every hour
q.i.d., qid, four times a day
q.o.d., every other day
q.s., quantity sufficient
Q2H, every two hours.
QA, quality assurance.
QA/QC, quality assurance/quality control.
QALY, quality-adjusted life year.
QAM, qam, every morning.
QAR, quantitative autoradiography.
QC, quality control.
QCA, quantitative coronary angiography.
QCT, quantitative computed tomography.
QD, every day.
QH, every hour.
qhs, every night at bedtime.
QID, four times a day.
QM, qm, every morning.
QMI, Q-wave myocardial infarction.
QMT, quantitative muscle testing.
QN, qn, quaque nox - every night.
QNS, qns, quantity not sufficient.
QOD, every other day.
QOH, every other hour.
QoL, quality of life.
QON, every other night.
QP, as much as desired; at will.
QPM, every afternoon.
qqh, every four hours (Lat. quaque quarta hora).
QS, qs, sufficient quantity.
QT, quantity; quart; quiet.
qt., quart.
QV, as much as desired.

R, rectal.
R, residual tumor after treatment.
R, respiration (also resp).
R, right.
R, roentgen.
R.D., registered dietician.
R.P.R., rpr, rapid plasma reagin.
R.R., recovery room.
R/O, rule out.
R/s, roentgens per second.
R/T, related to.
R2R , Reach to Recovery ACS program.
RA, refractory anemia.
RA, rheumatoid arthritis.
RA, right atrium.
RACS, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
rad , radiotherapy.
rad, radiation absorbed dose.
RAEB, refractory anemia with excess blasts.
RAI, radioactive iodine uptake.
RAIU, radioactive iodine uptake.
RAP, right atrial pressure.
RAPD, relative afferent pupillary defect.
RAR-ά , retinoic acid receptor-alpha (gene on chromosome 17).
RAS, renin-angiotensin system.
RAST, serum radioallergosorbent test (test for milk sensitivity).
RATx, radiation therapy
RBBB, right bundle branch block.
RBC, red blood cells/count.
RBE, relative biological effects.
RBF, renal blood flow.
RBILD, respiratory bronchiolotis interstitial lyng disease.
RBWC, randomly bred White Carneau pigeons.
RCA, right coronary artery.
RCA1, Ricinus communis agglutinin.
rCBF, regional cerebral blood flow.
RCM, right costal margin.
RCMD, refractory cytopenia with multilineage dysplasia.
RCMI, red blood cell morphologic index.
RCP, Royal College of Physicians.
RCPSC, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
RCR, respiratory control ratio.
RCSED, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
RCSENG, Royal College of Surgeons of England.
RCSI, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
RCT, randomized controlled trial.
RD, respiratory disease.
RDA, recommended dietary allowance.
RDS, respiratory distress syndrome.
RDW, red cell distribution width.
RE, right eye.
re:, regarding.
REAL, Revised European American Classification.
Reg, regular.
Reg., registrar.
REL, release.
REM, rapid eye movement.
REP, repair.
REPS, repetitions.
RES, reticuloendothelial system.
RESNA, Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North American.
Resp, respiration, respiratory.
REV, Reticuloendotheliosis virus.
RF, rheumatic fever, rheumatoid factor.
RFA, radiofrequency ablation.
RFA, ratio of fat area.
RFFIT, rapid fluorescent focus inhibition test.
RFI, renal failure index: UNa/(UCr/PCr).
RFLP, restriction-fragment length polymorphism.
RFS, relapse free survival.
RGD, arginine-glycine-asparagine (aminoacid sequence responsible for cell-binding properties of fibronectin, vitronectin, fibrinogen, laminin, collagen).
RGO, reciprocating gait orthosis.
Rh neg. (Rh-), Rhesus factor negative.
Rh pos. (Rh+), Rhesus factor positive.
RH, relative humidity.
RH, Reproductive Health.
Rh, Rhesus (monkey) factor.
rhBMP-2, recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein.
RHD, rheumatic heart disease.
RI, resistive index.
RI, reticulocyte index = (%reticulocyte x pt Hct)/45 x (1/shift correction factor); (shift correction factor = 1.5 for Hct 35%; 2 for Hct 25%; 2.5 for Hct 15%); if RI <2% = hypoproliferative anemia, if RI 2% = excessive destruction or loss.
RIA, radioimmunoassay.
RICE, rest, ice, compression, and elevation.
RIND, reversible ischemic neurologic deficit.
RIS, Risperidone.
RJOS, Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society (also: AAOS Specialty Societies).
RK, rabbit kidney.
RL, right lateral.
RLA, Resident Legal Advisor.
RLD, reference lumen diameter.
RLE, rabbit limbal epithelial.
RLE, rabbit liver esterase.
RLE, rat liver epithelial cells.
RLE, rat lung epithelial cells.
RLFP, remaining lifetime fracture probability.
RLL, right lower lobe (lung).
RLQ, right lower quadrant (abdomen).
RM, routine maintenance.
RMA, refuse/s medical assistance.
RML, right middle lobe (lung); right mediolateral.
RMR, resting metabolic rate.
RN, registered nurse.
RNA, ribonucleic acid.
RO, rule out.
ROA, right occiput anterior.
ROC, receiver operating curve analysis.
ROD, removal of drain.
ROI, region of interest.
ROM, range of motion (of joint).
ROMI, Rating of Medication Influences scale (psychiatry).
ROMI, rule-out myocardial infarction.
ROP, retinopathy of prematurity.
ROP, right occiput posterior.
ROS, removal of sutures.
ROS, review of symptoms.
ROS, review of systems.
ROT, right occiput transverse
ROT, rule of thumb.
RP, red pulp.
RP, retrograde pyelogram.
RPD, ERP dispersion.
RPE, retinal pigment epithelium.
RPGN, rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis.
RPI, reticulocyte production index.
RPP, rate pressure product.
RPR, rapid plasma reagin.
RPT, register physical therapy.
RR, relative risk.
RR, respiratory rate.
RR, risk ratio.
RRF, residual renal function.
RRMS, relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis.
RROM, resistive range of motion.
RROSR, RoundupReady* oilseed rape.
RRR, regular rate and rhythm.
RRT, random response technique.
RRT, Registered Respiratory Therapist.
RRT, relative retention time.
RRU, respiratory resistance unit.
RRV-TV, rhesus rotavirus vaccine-tetravalent.
RS, radioscaphoid.
RS, random sample.
RS, rating schedule.
Rs, Rauwolfia serpentina.
RS, Raynaud syndrome.
RS, recipient’s serum.
RS, reclassification sensitivity.
RS, rectal sinus.
RS, rectal suppository.
RS, rectosigmoid.
RS, reducing substance.
RS, Reed-Sternberg cells characteristic for Hodgkin’s disease.
RS, reinforcing stimulus.
RS, Reiter syndrome.
RS, relative stimulus.
RS, renal specialist.
RS, respiratory syncytial (virus).
RS, response to stimulus.
RS, resting subject.
RS, reticulated siderocyte.
RS, retinoschisis.
RS, Rett syndrome.
RS, review of symptoms.
RS, Reye syndrome.
RS, Richter's syndrome (transformation of CLL in DLCL).
RS, right sacrum.
RS, right septum.
RS, right side.
RS, right stellate (ganglion).
RS, Ringer solution.
RS, Roberts syndrome.
RS, Rous sarcoma.
Rs, systemic resistance.
RS3PE, remitting seronegative symmetrical synovitis with pitting edema.
RSA, rabbit serum albumin.
RSA, regular spiking activity.
RSA, relative specific activity.
RSA, relative standard accuracy.
RSA, reticulum cell sarcoma.
RSA, right sacroanterior (fetal position).
RSA, right subclavian artery.
RSA, roentgenographic stereogrammetric analysis.
Rsa, systemic arterial resistance.
RSB, Rapid Shallow Breathing Index.
RSB, rectal suction biopsy.
RSB, recurrent sinus barotrauma.
RSB, reticulocyte standard buffer.
RSB, retinal Schiff base.
RSB, right sternal border.
RSB, roasted soybeans.
RSC, rat spleen cell.
RSC, rested state contraction.
RSC, reversible sickle-cell.
RSC, right subclavian.
RScA, right scapuloanterior (fetal position).
RSCN, Registered Sick Children’s Nurse.
RScP, right scapuloposterior (fetal position).
RSD, reflex sympathetic dystrophy.
RSD, relative standard deviation (Srel).
RSDS, reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome.
RSE, rapid spin-echo.
RSEP, right somatosensory evoked potential.
RSES, Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale.
RSH, Royal Society of Health.
RSI, rapid sequence induction.
RSI, rapid sequence intubation.
RSI, repetition strain injury.
RSIC, Radiation Shielding Information Center.
R-SIRS, Revised Seriousness of Illness Rating Scale.
RSJVP, rapid-sequence intravenous pyelography.
RSL, radioscapholunate ligament.
RSL, right sacrolateral (fetal position).
RSLD, repair of sublethal damage.
RSM, restriction site mutation.
RSM, risk screening model.
RSM, Royal Society of Medicine.
RSMR, relative standard mortality rate.
RSN, restin.
RSN, right substantia nigra.
RSNA , Radiological Society of North America.
RSO, radiation safety officer.
RSO, Resident Surgical Officer.
RSO, right superior oblique (muscle).
rSO2, regional oxygen saturation.
RSP, removable silicone plug.
RSP, ribose-5-phosphatase.
RSP, right sacroposterior (fetal position).
RSPCA, Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
RSPH, Royal Society for the Promotion of Health.
RSPK, recurrent spontaneous psychokinesis.
rSr, an electrocardiographic complex.
RSR, regular sinus rhythm.
RSR, relative survival rate.
RSR, right superior rectus (muscle).
RSS, rat stomach strip.
RSS, rectosigmoidoscopy.
RSS, Russell-Silver syndrome.
RSSE, Russian spring-sununer encephalitis.
RSSR, relative slow sinus rate.
RST, radiosensitivity test.
RST, reagin screen test.
RST, right sacrotransverse (fetal position).
RST, rubrospinal tract.
RSTI, Radiological Service Training Institute.
RSTL, relaxed skin tension lines.
RSTMH, Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
RSTS, retropharyngeal soft tissue space.
RSU, radiological sciences unit.
RSV, respiratory syncytial virus.
RSV, right subclavian vein.
RSV, Rous sarcoma virus.
RSVC, right superior vena cava.
RSVP, retired senior volunteer program.
RT(ARRT), Radiologic Technologist certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
RT(N)(ARRT), Radiologic Technologist (Nuclear Medicine) certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
RT(R)(ARRT), Registered Technologist, Radiography certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists).
RT(T)(ARRT), Radiologic Technologist (Radiation Therapy) certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
rt, lat right lateral.
RT, radiologic technologist.
RT, radiotelemetry.
RT, radiotherapy.
RT, radium therapy.
RT, rapid tranquilization.
RT, reaction time.
RT, reading test.
RT, reciprocating tachycardia.
RT, recreational therapy.
RT, rectal temperature.
RT, reduction time.
RT, Registered Technician.
RT, renal transplantation.
RT, resistance transfer.
RT, respiratory therapist/therapy.
RT, response time.
RT, rest tremor.
RT, retransformation.
RT, reverse transcriptase.
RT, reverse transcription.
rT, ribothymidine.
RT, right thigh.
Rt, right.
RT, room temperature.
RT, Rubinstein-Taybi (syndrome).
Rt, total resistance.
rt., right
RT3, rT3 reverse triiodothyronine.
RT3U, resin T3 uptake.
RTA, ray tracing algorithm.
RTA, renal tubular acidosis.
RTA, reverse transcriptase assay.
RTA, road traffic accident.
RTAD, renal tubular acidification defect.
RTC, random control trial.
RTC, rape treatment center.
RTC, renal tubular cell.
RTC, residential treatment center.
rtc, return to clinic.
RTC, return to clinic.
RTC, round the clock.
RT-CT, radiotherapy dedicated computed tomography.
RTD, renal tubular defect.
Rtd, retarded.
RTD, routine test dilution.
RTECS, Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances.
RTF, resistance transfer factor.
RTF, respiratory tract fluid.
RTG-2, rainbow trout gonadal tissue cells.
rTHF, recombinant tumor necrosis factor.
RTI, respiratory tract infection.
RTI, reverse transcriptase inhibition.
RTK, receptor-tyrosine kinase: rhabdoid tumor of the kidney.
rtl, rectal.
RTM, registered trademark.
rTMS, repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation.
RTN, renal tubular necrosis.
RTO, return to office.
RTO, right toe off.
RTOG, Radiation Therapy Oncology Group.
RTOG, radiation therapy oncology group.
RTP, radiation treatment planning.
RTP, renal transplantation patient.
RTP, reverse transcriptase-producing (agent).
rt-PA, recombinant tissue plasminogen activator.
rTPA/rtPA, recombinant tissue plasminogen activator.
RTPCR, reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction.
RT-PCR, reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction.
RTR, Recreational Therapist, Registered.
RTR, red blood cell turnover rate.
RTR, retention time ratio.
RTs, reaction times.
RTS, real time scan.
RTs, relaxation times.
RTs, residence times.
RTs, respiratory therapists.
RTS, respiratory tract secretions.
RTS, Rett syndrome.
RTs, reverse transcriptases.
RTS, revised trauma score.
RTS, revised trauma scores.
RTS, right toestrike.
RTS, Rothmund-Thomson syndrome.
RTS, Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome.
RU 486, antiprogesterone used for abortion in early gestation.
RU, resin uptake.
RU, routine urinalysis.
RUL, right upper lobe (lung).
RUQ, right upper quadrant (abdomen).
RUT, rapid urease test.
RV, residual volume of lung.
RV, right ventricle.
RVAS, right ventricular assist system.
RVDC, right ventricle diastolic collapse.
RVF, right ventricular failure.
RVH, right ventricular hypertrophy.
RVLM, rostral ventrolateral medulla.
RVMI, right ventricle myocardial infarction.
RVP, reduced vascular response; resting venous pressure; right ventricular pressure.
RVQ, relaxed vaginal outlet.
RVR, respiratory rate:tidal volume ratio.
RVT, renal vein thrombosis.
Rx, prescription.
Rx, treatment, therapy.
RXR, retinoid receptors.

S & sx, signs and symptoms
S&S, signs and symptoms.
s(with line over it), without.
S, serine.
s, sine, without.
S, specialist (physician).
S/L, sublingual.
S/M, sudomasochism.
S/P, status post
S/S, signs and symptoms (also SAS).
S3, (cardiac) third sound.
SA, sinoatrial node.
SA, surface area (see BSA).
SAE, serious adverse event.
SAFHS, sonic accelerated fracture healing system.
SAH, subarachnoid hemorrhage.
SAL, saline.
SAM, sulfur-adenosylmethionine.
SaO2, systemic arterial oxygen saturation (%).
SAR, specific absorption rate (MRI).
SAR, suspected adverse reaction.
SARSS, suspected adverse reaction surveillance scheme.
SAS, signs and symptoms (also S/S).
SAS, statistical analysis system.
SASOC, the Social Acceptability Scale of Occlusal Conditions.
SAT, South African territories.
SATO, Sociedad Andaluza de Traumatologia y Ortopedia (Andalusian Society of Traumatology & Orthopaedics).
Sau3A, restriction enzyme from Staphylococcus aureus 3A.
SB, sudan black.
SBB, sudan black B.
SBCP, Sociedade Brasileira de Cirurgia Plastica (Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery).
SBE, shortness of breath on exertion.
SBE, subacute bacterial endocarditis.
SBFT, small bowel follow through series.
SBM, soybean meal.
SBO, side branch occlusion (in coronary artery stenting).
SBO, skull base osteomyelitis.
SBO, small bowel obstruction.
SBO, soyabean oil.
SBOT, Sociedade Brasileira de Ortopedia e Traumatologia (Brazilian Association of Orthopaedics and Traumatology).
SBP, systemic/ systolic blood pressure.
SC, s.c., subcutaneous.
SC, scaphocapitate.
SC, stratum corneum.
SC, subcutaneous.
SCAI, The Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions.
SCAN, suspected child abuse or neglect.
SCC, squamous cell carcinoma.
SCC, standard clinical criteria.
SCCOT, Colombian Society for Orthopaedics and Traumatology.
SCD, sequential compression device.
SCD, sickle cell disease.
SCD, spinocerebellar degenerations.
SCD, sudden cardiac death.
SCDs, scalp current densities.
SCDS, Seychelles Child Development Study.
SCDS, Sheffield child development study.
SCDs, sickle cell diseases.
SCDs, steroid contraceptive drugs.
SCDS, sudden cardiac death syndrome.
SCE, sister-chromatid exchange.
SCF, stem cell factor.
SCFE, slipped capital femoral epiphysis (case report).
SCHIP, State Children's Health Insurance Program.
SCI, spinal cord injury.
SCICU, spinal cord intensive care unit.
SCID, severe combined immunodeficiency disease.
SCIWORA, spinal cord injury without radiologic abnormality (Wheeless Textbook: Fractures).
SCJ, squamocolumnar junction.
SCLC, Small cell lung cancer
SCOI, Southern California Orthopaedic Institute.
SCS, spinal chord stimulation.
SCS, Spinal Cord Society.
SCTN, Scottish Cancer Therapy Network
SD, shoulder disarticulation.
SD, signal detection.
SD, stable disease.
SD, standard deviation.
SDAT, senile dementia of Alzheimer's type.
SDH, sorbitol deshydrogenase.
S-DSA, stepping digital subtraction angiography.
SDU, source delivery unit.
SDU, standard deviation units.
SDV, Source Data Verification
SE, spin echo (MRI).
SE, staphylococcal enterotoxins.
SEB, staphylococcal enterotoxin B.
sec, second.
SEC, spontaneous echo contrast.
SECOT, Sociedad Espanola de Chirurgia Ortopedica y Traumatologia (only Spanish).
sed rate, sedimentation rate.
segs, polymorphonuclear neutrophil
SEHCS, silicones environmental health and safety concil.
SEM, scanning electron microscopy.
SEM, standard error of the mean.
Ser, serine.
SES, sick euthyroid syndrome.
SES, socioeconomic status.
SETTLE, spindle epithelial tumor with thymus-like differentiation.
SF, swine fever.
SFA, French Society of Arthroscopy score.
SFA, saturated fatty acids.
SFA, screen-film angiography.
SFA, spike frequency adaptation.
SFA, spindle frequency activity.
SFA, standing foot angle.
SFA, superficial femoral artery.
SFOP, French Paediatric Oncology Society.
SG, specific gravity.
SGA, small-for-gestational age.
SGC, salivary gland carcinoma.
SGDM, Study Group on Data Management.
sGMM, synthetic glucose monomycolate.
SGO, Society of Gynecologic Oncologists.
SGOT, serum glutamic-oxalacetic transaminase (see AST).
SG-P, silica glass powder.
SGPT, Serum glutamic-pyruvic transaminase (see ALT).
SH, social history, serum hepatitis.
SH, Society for Hematopathology.
SHAFT, Sad, Hostile, Anxious, Frustrating, Tenacious Syndrome.
SHBG, sex hormone binding globulin.
SHG, sonohysterography.
SHO, Senior House Officer.
SHR, spontaneously hypertensive rats.
SI, International System of Units.
SI, serum iron.
SI, shock index.
SI, Steel (mouse).
SI, syncytium-inducing viral phenotype.
SIADH, syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion.
SICOT, International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (AAOS Specialty Societies: SICOT US Chapter).
SICU, surgical intensive care unit.
SIDS, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS Network).
sig, instructions or directions.
SIg, surface immunoglobulins.
SIL, squamous intraepithelial lesions.
SIM, Society of the Internet in Medicine.
SIMA, small intestinal mucinous antigen.
SIOP, International Society of Paediatric Oncology.
SIOT, Societa Italiana di Ortopedia e Traumatologia (Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology).
SIR, standardized incidence ratio.
SIROT, Societee Internationale de Recherche Orthopeique et Traumatologie.
SIRP, signal-regulatory proteins.
SIRS, systemic inflammatory response syndrome.
SIS, small intestinal submucosa (hernia repair).
SITOP, Societa Italiana di Ortopedia e Traumatologia Pediatrica (Italian Society of Paediatric Orthopaedics and Traumatology).
S-K, Sauve Kapandji (procedure).
SK, streptokinase.
sk, trx skeletal traction.
SKSD, SK-SD streptokinase-streptodomase.
sl, in a broad sense (Lat.sensu lato).
SL, sarcolemma.
SL, scapholunate.
SL, sclerosing leukoencephalopathy.
SL, secondary leukemia.
SL, segment length.
SL, sensation level.
SL, sensory latency.
SL, septal leaflet.
SL, short-leg (brace).
SL, Sibley-Lehninger (unit).
SL, signal level.
SL, Sinding Larsen (syndrome).
SL, Sjogren-Larsson (syndrome).
SL, slit lamp.
SL, small lymphocyte.
SL, sodium lactate.
SL, solidified liquid.
SL, sound level.
SL, Stein-Leventhal (syndrome).
sl, stemline.
SL, streptolysin.
sl, sublingual.
SL, sublingual.
SL, systolic wave, latent.
SL1, segment length, inferior.
SL5, segment length, septal.
SLA, left sacroanterior (fetal position) (Lat.sacrolaeva anterior).
SLA, segment length, anterior.
SLA, single-cell liquid cytotoxic assay.
SLA, slide latex agglutination.
SLA, soluble liver antigen.
SLA, superficial linear array.
SLA, surfactant-like activity.
SLAC, scapholunate advanced collapse (wrist).
SLAM, scanning laser acoustic microscope.
SLAM, systemic lupus erythematosus activity measure.
SLAP, serum leucine aniinopeptidase.
SLAP, superior labrum anterior posterior (lesion).
SLAT, simultaneous laryngoscopy and abdominal thrusts.
SLB, short-leg brace.
SLC, secondary lymphoid organ chemokine.
SLC, short leg cast.
SLCC, short-leg cylinder cast.
SLD, SLDH serum lactate dehydrogenase.
SLD, sublethal damage.
SLDR, sublethal damage repair.
SLE, slit lamp examination.
SLE, St.Louis encephalitis.
SLE, systemic lupus erythematosus.
SLEA, sheep erythrocyte antibody.
SLEDAI, systemic lupus erythematosus disease activity index.
SLEP, short latent evoked potential.
SLEV, St.Louis encephalitis virus.
SLG, synthetic latex gloves.
SLHR, sex-linked hypophospbatemic rickets.
SLI, selective lymphoid irradiation.
SLI, somatostatin-like immunoreactivity.
SLI, splenic localization index.
SLIC, scanning liquid ionization chamber.
SLIDRC, Student Loan Interest Deduction Restoration Coalition.
SLIL, scapholunate interosseous ligament.
SLIM, synovial-like interface membrane.
SLIP, serial line interface protocol.
SLIR, somatostatjn-like iminunoreactivity.
SLK, superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis.
SLKC, superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis.
SLL, segment length, lateral.
SLL, small lymphocytic lymphoma.
SLM, sound level meter.
SLMC, spontaneous lymphocyte-mediated cytotoxicity.
SLN, sublentiform nucleus.
SLN, superior laryngeal nerve.
SLNWBC, short-leg non-weight bearing cast.
SLNWC, short-leg nonwalking cast.
SLO, Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome.
SLO, streptolysin O.
SLOS, Smith-Lenili-Opitz syndrome.
SLP, left sacroposterior (fetal position) (Lat.sacrolaeva posterior).
SLP, segmental limb systolic pressure.
SLP, sex-limited protein.
SLP, short luteal phase.
SLP, subluxation of the patella.
SLPI, secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor.
SLPP, serum lipophosphoprotein.
SLR, Shwartzman local reaction.
SLR, single lens reflex.
SLR, straight leg raising.
SLRT, straight leg raising test.
SLS, segment long-spacing.
SLS, short-leg splint.
SLS, single limb support.
SLS, Sjogren-Larsson syndrome.
SLS, stagnant loop syndrome.
SLS, Stein-Leventhal syndrome.
SLT, left sacrotransverse (fetal position) (Lat.sacrolaeva transversa).
SLT, single lung transplantation.
SLT, smokeless tobacco.
SLT, solid logic technology.
SLUD, salivation, lacrimation, urination, defecation.
SLUDGE, salivation, lacrimation, urination, defecation, gastrointestinal upset, emesis.
SLWC, short-leg walking cast.
sm, an small animal.
SM, Master of Science.
SM, sadomasochism.
Sm, samarium.
SM, self-monitoring.
Sm, Serratia marcescens.
SM, silicon microphysiometer.
SM, simple mastectomy.
SM, skim milk.
sm, smear.
Sm, Smith (antigen).
SM, smooth muscle.
SM, somatomedin (insulin-like growth factors).
SM, space medicine.
SM, sphingomyelin.
SM, splenic macrophage.
SM, sports medicine.
SM, streptomycin.
SM, StrUmpell-Marie (syndrome).
SM, submandibular.
SM, submaxillary.
SM, submucous.
sM, suckling mouse.
SM, suckling mouse.
SM, sucrose medium.
SM, suction method.
SM, superior mesenteric.
SM, surgical microscope.
SM, surrogate mother.
SM, sustained medication.
SM, symptoms.
SM, synaptic membrane.
SM, synovial membrane.
SM, systolic motion.
SM, systolic murmur.
sm., small.
SMA, sequential multiple analysis or analyzer; sequential multichannel autoanalyzer: simultaneous multichannel autoanalyzer.
SMA, smooth muscle antibody.
SMA, Society for Medical Anthropology.
SMA, somatomedin A.
SM-A, somatomedin A.
SMA, spinal muscular atrophy.
SMA, spontaneous motor activity.
SMA, Sport Medicine Australia.
SMA, standard method agar.
SMA, superior mesenteric artery.
SMA, supplementary motor area.
SMA-6, Sequential Multiple Analysis in-six different serum tests.
SMABF, superior mesenteric artery blood flow.
SMAC, Sequential Multiple Analyzer Computer.
SMAC, soluble membrane attack complex.
SMAC, sorbitol MacConkey agar.
SMAC, superior mesenteric arterial conductance.
SMaC, Surrogate Marker Cost-Efficacy.
SMAE, superior mesenteric artery embolism.
SMAF, smooth muscle activating factor.
SMAF, specific macrophage arming factor.
SMAG, Special Medical Advisory Group.
SM-AHNMD, systemic mastocytosis with associated clonal hematopoietic non-mast cell lineage disorder.
SMAL, serum methyl alcohol level.
SMAO, superior mesenteric artery occlusion.
SMART, simultaneous multiple angle reconstruction technique.
SMAS, submuscular aponeurotic system.
SMAS, superficial musculo-aponeurotic system.
SMAS, superior mesenteric artery syndrome.
SMAST, Short Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test.
SMB, selected mucosal biopsy.
SMB, standard mineral base.
sMb, suckling mouse brain.
SMBFT, small bowel follow-through.
SMBG, self-monitored blood glucose.
SMC, Scientific Manpower Commission.
SM-C, Sm-C somatomedin C.
SMC, smooth muscle cell.
SMC, somatomedin C.
SM-C, somatomedin C.
SMC, succinylmonocholine.
SM-C/IGF, somatomedin C/insulin-like growth factor.
SMCA, smooth muscle contracting agent.
SMCA, suckling mouse cataract agent.
SMCD, senile macular choroidal degeneration.
SMCD, systemic mast cell disease.
SMCD, systemic meningococcal disease.
SMCR, Smith-Magenis chromosome region.
SMD, senile macular degeneration.
SMD, spondylometaphyseal dysplasia.
SMD, submanubrial dullness.
SMDA, Safe Medical Devices Act (of 1990).
SMDA, starch methylenedianiline.
SMDC, sodium-N-methyl dithiocarbamate.
SMDC, standards for medical device communication.
SMDM, Society for Medical Decision Making.
SMDS, secondary myelodysplastic syndrome.
SME, severe myoclonic epilepsy.
SMED, spondylometaphyseal dysplasia.
SMF, secondary myelofibrosis.
S-Mgb, serum myoglobin.
SMO, Sociedad Mexicana de Ortopedia (only Spanish).
SMP, sympathetic maintained pain.
SMR, sexual maturity ratings.
SMR, submucous resection.
SMS, solitary myofibroma(tosis) of the skin.
SMTP, Stachybotrys microspora triprenyl phenol.
SMX, sulfamethoxazole.
SN, séroneutralization.
SNARF-1, carboxy-seminaphthorhodafluor.
SNLG, Scottish and Newcastle Lymphoma Group.
SNP, sodium nitroprusside.
SO, standing order OR significant other.
SO, superior oblique.
SOA, Southern Orthopaedic Association.
SOAP, symptoms, objective, assessment, and plan.
SOB, shortness of breath.
SOBCOT, Societee Belge de Chirurgie Orthop?ique et de Traumatologie (Belgian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology).
SOCITRAS, Societa Italiana di Traumatologia della Strada (Italian Society of Road Traumatology).
SOFCOT, French Society of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery.
SOFIGO, The International Association of Supporters of FIGO.
sol, solution.
SOMOS, Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).
SOP, standard operating protocol.
sos, if necessary.
SOTOCAV, Sociedad de Ortopedia y Traumatologia de la Comunidad Autonoma Valenciana (only Spanish).
SOTRS, Sociedade de Ortopedia e Traumatologia do Rio Grande do Sul (only Portuguese).
sp. gr., specific gravity.
SP-1, pregnancy-specific beta-1-glycoprotein.
SPC, septal perforator compression.
SPC, soybean phosphatidylcholine.
SPC, sphingosylphosphorylcholine.
SPC, spleen cells.
SPC, spontaneous phasic contractions.
SPC, Summary of Product Characteristics.
SPC, systemic to pulmonary collaterals.
SPD, phase difference" method.
spec, specimen.
SPECT, single photon emission computed tomography.
SPF , S-phase fraction.
SPF, sun protection factor.
S-phase, proliferative index % of tumor cells actively dividing at a given time,
SPIO, superparamagnetic iron oxide MRI enhancement.
S-PMI, subendocardial perioperative myocardial injury.
SPOHNC, Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer.
SQ, sq, subq., subcutaneous.
sq., squamous.
SR, sedimentation rate.
SR, Show Racer pigeons.
SRIF, somatotropin release-inhibiting factor (somatostatin).
SRS, Scoliosis Research Society (also: AAOS Specialty Societies).
ss, one half.
SS, Salmonella-Shigella agar.
SS, systemic sclerosis.
ss. gl., without glasses (or corrective lenses)
SSA, Social Security Administration (US).
SSC, side scatter (flow cytometry term).
SSCP, substernal chest pain.
SSD, sexual size dimorphism.
SSD, shaded-surface display.
SSD, single saturating dose.
SSD, single-strand damage (DNA).
SSD, Social Security disability.
SSD, source-skin distance.
SSD, source-surface distance.
SSD, speech-sound discrimination.
SSD, succinate semialdehyde dehydrogenase.
SSD, sum of square deviations.
SSD, syndrome ofsudden death.
SSE, soap suds enema.
SSE, Spine Society Of Europe.
SSEP, somatosensory evoked potentials.
SSER, somatosensory evoked response.
SSKI, saturated solution of potassium iodine.
SSM, Southern Sports Medicine (& Orthopaedic Center).
SSM, Superficial Spreading Melanoma.
SSR, sympathetic skin response.
SSRI, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor.
SSS, sick sinus syndrome.
SSSS, staphylococcal scalded-skin syndrome.
SstII, restriction enzyme from Streptomyces stanford.
ST, esotropia.
ST, scaphotrapezial.
ST, sulfotransferases.
ST, syncytiotrophoblast.
st., stage of disease.
Staph, Staphylococcus.
STAT, immediately.
STAT, signal transducers and activators of transcription.
STD, sexually transmitted disease.
STD, skin test dose.
STD, standart.
STH, somatotropin.
STI, systolic time intervals.
STIs, soft tissue infections.
STLN, soft tissue lateral neck.
STR, single twitch response (EMG).
STR, slow-twitch red (skeletal muscle).
Strep, Streptococcus.
STRPC, short TRPC.
STS, serological test for syphilis.
STS, single twitch stimulation (EMG).
STS, Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
STSG, split thickness skin graft.
STT, scapho-trapezo-trapezoidal.
STZ, streptozotocin.
subcu., SC, , subcutaneous.
Subq, (sub cutis) subcutaneous.
SUDAAN, software for statistical analysis of correlated data.
SUDS, single-use diagnostic system.
SUFE (radiograph), slip of the upper femoral epiphysis.
supp, suppository.
suppos, suppository.
surg, surgical.
SUs, substance users.
susp, suspension.
SUVs, unilamellar vesicles.
Sv, sievert.
SV, simian virus.
SV, stroke volume.
SV40, simian vacuolating virus no. 40.
SVA, sequential ventriculo-atrial pacing.
SVA, shell vial assay.
SVA, sinus of Valsalva aneurysms.
SVA, supraventricular arrhythmia.
SVA-IFA, shell vial assay-indirect immunofluorescent assay.
SVC, superior vena cava.
SVD, Swine Vesicular Disease.
SVE, of soil vapor extraction.
SVE, saline volume expansion.
SVE, seminal vesicle epithelium.
SVE, Sendai virus envelopes.
SVE, serum vitamin E.
SVE, significant villous edema.
SVE, small volume expansion.
SVE, sports vision evaluations.
SVE, Stressful Vital Events.
SVe, stroke volume echocardiography.
SVE, subcortical vascular encephalopathy.
SVE, supraventricular ectopy.
SVE, supraventricular extrasystole.
SVE, surveillance examinations.
SVE, sustained volume expansion.
SVG, saphenous vein graft.
SVI, stroke volume index.
SvO2, mixed venous hemoglobin saturation.
SVR, systemic vascular resistance.
SVT, supra ventricular tachycardia
SW, software.
SWA, slow-wave activity.
SWI, surgical wound infection.
SWOG, Southwest Oncology Group.
SWPS, Social Welfare Policy & Services.
SWT, systolic wall thickening.
Sx, signs and symptoms.
SX, sulfisoxazole.
Sx, symptom/s.
Sz, seizure.

T sect, transverse section.
T&A, tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy.
T&C, type and crossmatch.
T&T, time and temperature.
T&T, touch and tone.
T, extent of primary tumor.
T, temperature.
T, thoracic, to be followed by number designating specific thoracic vertebra.
T, threonine.
T, thymine.
t.i.d., tid, three times a day.
t.o., telephone order.
T/S, transverse section.
T+S, type and screen.
T0, T1, T2, T3, size of tumor in staging cancers.
T3, triiodothyronine.
T3RU, triiodothyronine resin uptake.
T4, thyroxine.
T4SA, thyroxine-specific activity.
T7, thoracic/dorsal vertebra number 7.
TA, Technical Assistance.
TA, tolfenamic acid.
TAANOS, The American Academy of Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgeons.
tab, (s) tablet(s).
TAC, transient amplifying cells (cells that have the potential to complete a limited number of divisions before differentiating).
TAC, Trauma Association of Canada.
TACHY, tachycardia.
TAE, transarterial embolization.
TAH, total abdominal hysterectomy.
TAM , tamoxifen.
TAM, total active motion.
TAPVC, total anomalous pulmonary venous connection.
TAs, triggered activations.
TAT, tetanus antitoxin.
TAT, thematic apperception test.
TB, tuberculosis.
tbc., TB, tuberculosis.
TBD, to be determined.
TBF, tail blood flow.
TBF, tentacle ball formation.
TBF, terbinafine.
TBF, thyroid blood flow.
TBF, tick-borne fever.
TBF, tissue blood flow.
TBF, total body fat.
TBF, tumor blood flow.
TBG, thyroid binding globulin.
TBI, total body irradiation.
TBMM, total body muscle mass.
TBS, The Bethesda System.
TBS, to be scheduled.
TBSA, total body surface area.
tbsp, tablespoon
TBVF, trabecular bone volume fraction.
TBW, total body water.
TCA, thymus-derived chemotactic agent.
TCA, tricyclic antidepressant.
TCDB, turn, cough, deep breath.
TCF, tissue cage fluid.
TCID50, Tissue Culture Infectious Dose 50 %.
TCPC, tricalcium phosphate ceramic.
TCR, T-cell receptor.
TCRBCL, T-cell-rich B-cell lymphoma.
TCRBJ, TCR J beta.
TCRGR, T-cell receptor gene rearrangement (study).
TCU, transitional care unit.
TCV, tall-cell variant of papillary thyroid carcinomas.
TCV, turnip crinkle virus.
Td, adult tetanus toxoid and reduced-dose diphtheria toxoid.
TD, tardive dyskinesis,
TD, texture-defined.
TDA, toluenediamines.
TDA, Trade and Development Agency.
TDI, toluene diisocyanate (a highly volatile chemical known to cause occupational asthma in exposed workers).
TDLU, terminal-duct-lobular-units.
TdT, terminal deoxynucleotide transferase.
TDT, tooth decay test.
TDT, transmission disequilibrium test.
TDTH cells, a functional subset of T helper cells that are involved in delayed-type hypersensitivity reactions.
TDY, Temporary Duty.
TE, echo time (MRI).
TEC, thromboembolic complications.
TEC, transient erythroblastopenia of childhood.
TEC, transluminal extraction atherectomy.
TECA-LBO, total ear canal ablation-lateral bulla osteotomy.
TEDs, Thromboembolic Deterrent Stockings
TEDS, timed exposure diffusive sampler.
TEDS, transoesophageal echo-Doppler system.
TEDS, Treatment Episode Data Set.
TEE, transesophageal echocardiogram.
TEIL, tobacco EIN3-like.
TEM, Technical Error Measurement.
TEM, transmission electron microscopy.
Temp., T, temperature
TENS, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation.
TF, tail-flick.
TFA, trifluoroacetic acid.
TFCC, triangular fibrocartilage complex.
TFPI, tissue factor pathway inhibitor.
TFT, thin-film transistor.
TFT, thrombus formation time.
TFT, thyroid function test.
TFT, tight filum terminale.
TFT, trifluorothymidine.
TG(6-), 6-Thioguanine (anti cancer drug).
TG, triglycerides.
TGE, transmissible gastroenteritis.
TGF, transforming growth factors.
TGF-" , tumor growth factor alpha.
TGF-$ , tumor growth factor beta.
TGV, thoracic gas volume.
TGV, transposition of great vessels.
TH1, T helper type 1 cell.
TH2, T helper type 2 cell.
THA, tacrine hydrochloride.
THA, total hip arthroplasty (sample operative report).
THBR, thyroid hormone binding ratio.
THBSO, total hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy.
THC, delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol the psychoactive substance in Cannabis sativa.
THP, total hip prosthesis.
Thr, threonine.
THR, total hip replacement/revision (sample operative report).
THV, terminal hepatic venule (central vein).
Thy-1, a highly abundant glycoprotein on the surface of thymocytes and neurons.
TIA, thanks in advance.
TIA, transient ischemic attacks.
TIBC, total iron-binding capacity.
tid, three times a day (Latin: ter in die).
TIFA, Trade and Investment Framework Agreement.
TIG, tetanus immune globulin.
TIGR, The Institute for Genomic Research.
TIL, tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes.
TIMI, Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction.
TIMP, tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase.
TIPS, transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt.
TIPSS, transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic stent shunts.
TIS, titanium interbody spacers.
TJ, tetrajoule.
TJ, triceps jerk.
TJ-10, Saiko-keishi-to, herbal medicine.
TJ-41, Hochu-ekki-to (a Japanese herbal medicine).
TJ-43, Liu-Jun-Zi-Tang, a herbal medicine exerting gastroprotective action.
TJ-48, Juzen-taiho-to, a kampo medicine.
TJ-9, Sho-saiko-to, a herbal medicine.
TJ-96, saiboku-to (a herbal preparation).
TJ-960, sho-saiko-to-go-keishi-ka- shakuyakuto (Japanese herbal medicine), a compound known to have free radical scavenging activity.
TJA, total joint arthroplasty.
TJD, transient job disability.
TJD, traumatic joint disease.
TJs, tight junctions.
TK, tyrosine kinase.
TKA, total knee arthroplasty.
TKE, total knee extension.
TKN, total Kjeldahl nitrogen (waste waters treatment).
TKO, to keep open.
TKR, total knee replacement/revision.
TLA, three letter abbreviation/acronym (ha, ha!).
TLC, thin-layer chromatography.
TLC, total lung capacity.
TLD, thermoluminescent dosimeters.
TLI, thymidine labeling index.
TLI, total lymphoid irradiation.
TLR, target lesion revascularization.
TLSO, thoracolumbosacral orthosis.
TLV, threshold limit values.
TM, transmembrane.
TM, tympanic membrane.
TMA, thrombotic microangiopathy.
TMA, tissue microarray infostructure.
TMA, transmetatarsal amputation.
TMA-Gly:CPH, poly[trimellitylimidoglycine-co-1,6-bis(carboxyphenoxy)hexane] - a novel class of polymers with mechanical properties similar to cancellous bone that are being investigated for their ability to be used in weight-bearing areas for orthopedic applications.
TMD, transient myeloproliferative disorder.
TMDC, transverse magnetization decay curve.
TMEP, telangiectasia macularis eruptiva perstans.
TMG, toxic multinodular goiter.
TMGA, tetramethylene glutaric acid.
TMJ, (temporalist mandibulae junctio) temporomandibular joint.
TMP, trimethoprim.
TMP-SMX, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole.
TMR, transmyocardial revascularization.
TMV, tobacco mosaic virus.
TNF, tumor necrosis factor.
TNI, total needed irradiation.
TNM, tumor, nodes, metastases.
TNT, trinitrotoluene.
TNTC, too numerous to count.
TOA, Texas Orthopaedic Association.
TOD, target organ damage.
TOF, train-of-four (EMG).
top, topically.
TOPV, oral attenuated poliovirus with types 1, 2, and 3.
TOR, total outflow resistance.
TORCH, congenital infections with: T = toxoplasmosis; O = other; R = rubella; C = cytomegalic inclusion disease; H = hepatitis B and herpes.
TOS, thoracic outlet syndrom.
TP, thyropharyngeus muscle.
TP, total pancreatectomy.
TP, total platinum.
TP-5, thymopentin.
TPA, tissue plasminogen activator.
TPI, Treponema pallidum immobilization test.
T-PMI, transmural perioperative myocardial infarction.
TPN, total parenteral nutrition.
TPP, thiamin pyrophosphate.
TPPA, Treponema pallidum.
TPR, temperature, pulse, respirations.
TPR, total peripheral resistance.
TPUR, transperineal urethral resection.
TR, Texas red.
tr., tinct., tincture.
TR/TE, repetition time/echo time.
TRAM-flap, one type of breast reconstruction.
TRAP, tartrate resistant acid phosphatase.
TRAP, telomeric repeat amplification protocol.
TRH, thyrotropin-releasing hormone.
TRIS, tris(hydroxymethyl)aminomethane.
TRK, transketolase.
TRP II, tricho-rhino-phalangeal syndrome type II.
TRP, transient receptor potential.
Trp, tryptophan.
TRPA, tryptophan-rich prealbumin.
TRPC, transient receptor potential channel proteins.
TrPI, treatment plan.
TRPM, testosterone-repressed prostate message.
TRPO, tryptophan oxygenase.
TRPS, trichorhinophalangeal syndrome.
TRPT, theoretical renal phosphorus threshold.
TRR, total respiratory resistance.
TRS, testicular regression syndrome; total reducing sugars; tubuloreticular structure.
TrS, trauma surgery.
TRSV, tobacco ringspot virus.
TRT, thoracic radiotherapy; transfer ribonucleic acid threonine.
TRU, task-related unit; turbidity-reducing unit.
TRUS, transrectal ultrasonography.
TRV, tobacco rattle virus.
TRVV, total right ventricular volume.
TRX, thioredoxin trx traction.
Tryp, tryptophan.
Ts, skin temperature; tosylate.
TS, T suppressor (cell)
TS, Takayasu syndrome.
TS, Tay-Sachs (disease).
Ts, temperature sensitivity.
TS, temperature, skin.
TS, temporal stem.
TS, tensile strength.
TS, test solution.
TS, thermal stability.
TS, thoracic surgery.
TS, thymidylate synthetase.
TS, time required to complete the S phase of the cell cycle.
TS, tissue space.
TS, total solids (in urine).
TS, Tourette syndrome.
TS, toxic substance.
TS, toxic syndrome.
TS, tracheal sound.
TS, transferrin saturation.
TS, transitional sleep.
TS, transsexual.
TS, transverse section.
TS, transverse sinus.
TS, trauma score.
TS, treadmill score.
TS, triceps surae.
TS, tricuspid stenosis.
TS, triple strength.
TS, tropical sprue.
TS, trypticase soy (plate).
Ts, tsp, teaspoon.
TS, tuberous sclerosis.
TS, tumor-specific.
TS, Turner syndrome.
TS, type-specific.
TSA, technical surgical assistance.
TSA, toluene sulfonic acid.
TSA, total shoulder arthroplasty.
TSA, total solute absorption.
TSA, toxic shock antigen.
TSA, transcortical sensory aphasia.
TSA, trypticase-soy agar.
TSA, tumor surface antigen.
TSA, tumor-specific antigen.
TSA, type-specific antibody.
TSAb, thyroid-stimulating antibody.
TSAP, toxic-shock-associated protein.
TSAS, total severity assessment score.
TSAT, tube slide agglutination test.
TSB, total serum bilirubin; trypticase soy broth; tryptone soy broth.
TSBA, total serum bile acids.
TSBB, transtracheal selective bronchial brushing.
TSC, technetium sulfur colloid; thiosemicarbazide; transverse spinal sclerosis; tuberous sclerosis.
TSCA, Toxic Substances Control Act.
TSCS, Tennessee Self-Concept Scale.
TSD,target-skin distance; Tay-Sachs disease; theory of signal detectability.
TSE, testicular self-examination; tissue-specific extinguisher; total skin examination; trisodium edetate.
TSEB, total skin electron beam.
TSEM, transmission scanning electron microscopy.
TSES, Target Symptom Evaluation Scale.
T-set, tracheotomy set.
TSF, testicular feminization syndrome; thrombopoiesis-stimulating factor; total systemic flow; triceps skinfold.
TSG, tumor-specific glycoprotein.
TSGP, tumor-specific glycoprotein.
TSH, thyroid stimulating hormone.
TSH, transient synovitis of the hip.
TSHA, thyroid-stimulating hormone, alpha chain.
TSHB, thyroid-stimulating hormone, beta chain.
TSHR, thyroid-stimulating hormone receptor.
TSH-RF, thyroid-stimulating hormone-releasing factor.
TSH-RH, thyroid-stimulating hormone-releasing hormone.
TSI, thyroid stimulating immunoglobulin.
TSI, triple sugar iron.
TSIA, total small intestine allotransplantation.
TSIA, triple sugar iron agar.
tSIDS, totally unexplained sudden infant death syndrome.
TSL, terminal sensory latency.
TSM, type-specific M protein.
Tsp, teaspoon.
TSP, testis-specific protein.
TSP, thrombin-sensitive protein.
TSP, thrombospondin.
TSP, total serum protein.
TSP, total suspended particulate.
TSP, trisodium phosphate.
TSP, tropical spastic paraparesis.
TSPA, thiotepa.
TSPAP, total serum prostatic acid phosphatase.
TSPL, transplant.
TSPP, tetrasodium pyrophosphate.
TSR, target site restenosis.
TSR, theophylline sustained release.
TSR, thyroid to serum ratio.
TSR, total systemic resistance.
TSS, total suspended solids.
TSS, toxic shock syndrome.
TSS, tropical splenomegaly syndrome.
TSSA, tumor-specific cell surface antigen.
TSSE, toxic shock syndrome exotoxin.
TSST, toxic shock syndrome toxin.
TSST-1, toxic shock syndrome toxin-1.
TST, thiosulfate sulfur-transferase.
TST, thromboplastin screening test.
TST, total sleep time.
TST, transforming sequence, thyroid.
TST, treadmill stress test.
TST, tricipital skinfold thickness.
TST, tumor skin test.
TSTA, toxoplasmin skin test antigen.
TSTA, tumor-specific tissue antigen.
TSTA, tumor-specific transplantation antigen.
TSU, triple sugar urea (agar).
TSV, total stomach volume.
TSVR, total systemic vascular resistance.
TSY, trypticase soy yeast.
TT, tablet triturate.
TT, tactile tension.
TT, tactile threshold.
TT, tendon transfer.
TT, test tube.
TT, testicular torsion.
TT, tetanus toxin.
TT, tetanus toxoid.
TT, tetrathionate.
TT, tetrazol.
TT, therapeutic touch.
TT, thrombin time.
TT, thrombolytic therapy.
TT, thymol turbidity.
TT, tibial tubercle.
TT, tilt table.
TT, tolerance test.
TT, total thyroxine.
TT, total time.
TT, transferred to.
TT, transient tachypnea.
TT, transit time.
TT, transthoracic.
TT, transtracheal.
TT, tube thoracostomy.
TT, tuberculin test.
TT, tuberculoid (in Ridley-Jopling Hansen disease classification).
TT, tumor thrombus.
TT, turnover time.
TT2, total diiodothyronine.
TT3, total triiodothyronine.
TT4, total thyroxine.
TTA, tetanus toxoid antibody.
TTA, timed therapeutic absence.
TTA, total toe arthroplasty.
TTA, transtracheal aspiration.
TTAP, threaded titanium acetabular prosthesis.
TTB, third trimester bleeding.
TTC, triphenyltetrazolium chloride (stain for lactic dehydrogenase).
TTC, triphenyltetrazolium chloride.
TTC, T-tube cholangiogram.
TTD, temporary total disability.
TTD, tissue tolerance dose.
TTD, transient tic disorder.
TTD, transverse thoracic diameter.
TTD, trichothio-dystrophy.
TTE, transthoracic echocardiography.
TTFD, tetrahydrofurfuryldisulfide.
TTG, T-cell translocation gene.
TTG, telethermography.
TTG, tellurite, taurocholate, and gelatin.
TTGA, tellurite, taurocholate, and gelatin agar.
TTH, thyrotropic hormone.
TTH, tritiated thymidine.
TTI, tension-time index.
TTI, timepto-intubation.
TTI, time-tension index.
TTI, torque-time interval.
TTI, transtracheal insufflation.
TTN, transient tachypnea.
TTP, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.
TTR, transthyretin.
TTV, therapeutic trial visit.
TTWB, toe touch weight bearing.
TTX, tetrodotoxin.
TU, tuberculin units (in Mantoux test).
TUIP, transurethral incision of the prostate.
TULIP, transurethral ultrasound-guided laser induced prostatectomy.
TUMT, transurethral microwave thermotherapy.
TUNA, transurethral needle ablation (prostatic).
TUNEL, TdT-mediated-dUTP nick end labeling, enzymatic labeling of DNA fragments in apoptotic cells.
TUR, transurethral resection.
TURB, transurethral resection of bladder.
TURBT, transurethral resection of bladder tumor.
TURP, transurethral resection of the prostate; transurethral prostatectomy.
TV, total volume.
TVA, temporal (beat-to-beat) variability of repolarization in amplitude.
TvC, treatment versus control.
TVF, target vessel failure.
TVH, total vaginal hysterectomy.
TVH, turkey virus hepatitis.
TVR, target vessel restenosis.
TVR, target vessel revascularization.
TVT, target value tailored apheresis.
TVT, temporal (beat-to-beat) variability of repolarization in time.
TVT, tension-free vaginal tape.
TVT, thermal vascular test.
TVT, total ventilation time.
TVT, Transmissible venereal tumour.
TvT, treatment versus treatment.
TVT, Trivittatus.
TVT, tunica vaginalis testis.
TVUS, transvaginal ultrasound.
TWG, total weight gain.
Tx, therapy or treatment.
TXA2, thromboxane A2.
TXB2, thromboxane B2.
Tyr, tyrosine.


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