Veterinary Terminology

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Basic terminology and acronyms used by Veterinarian offices


 
  
Created Nov 9, 2008
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EOD
 
Every other day
2
SID
 
Once per day
3
BID
 
Twice per day
4
TID
 
Three times per day
5
QID
 
Four times per day
6
PRN
 
As needed
7
ETD
 
Every third day
8
TPR
 
Temperature, Pulse, Respiration
9
MM
 
Mucus Membrane
10
CRT
 
Capillary Refill Time
11
CV
 
Cardiovascular System (Heart & Vascular)
12
Resp
 
Respiratory System (Trachea, Bronchi & Lungs)
13
Abd
 
Abdomen
14
LN
 
Lymph Nodes
15
MS
 
Musculoskeletal System
16
EENT
 
Eyes, Ears, Nose & Throat
17
Neuro
 
Neurologic System
18
Int
 
Integumentary System (Skin)
19
Uro
 
Urogenital System (Reproductive)
20
C
 
Coughing
21
S
 
Sneezing
22
V
 
Vomiting
23
D
 
Diarrhea
24
PD
 
Polydipsia (Increased Thirst)
25
PU
 
Polyuria (Increased Urination)
26
Lethargic
 
Depressed mentation/ Decreased energy/activity
27
DLH
 
Domestic Long Hair (feline)
28
DMH
 
Domestic Medium Hair (feline)
29
DSH
 
Domestic Short Hair (feline)
30
BAR
 
Bright, alert & responsive
31
QAR
 
Quiet, alert & responsive
32
Comatose/Obtund
 
Not responsive to any stimuli, unconscious
33
OD
 
Right eye
34
OS
 
Left eye
35
OU
 
Both eyes
36
AD
 
Right ear
37
AS
 
Left ear
38
AU
 
Both ears
39
IV
 
Intravenous
40
IM
 
Intramuscular
41
IN
 
Intranasal
42
IC
 
Intracardiac
43
IT
 
Intratracheal
44
SQ
 
Sub-cutaneous
45
PO
 
Per Os (by mouth)
46
q
 
"every" (i.e. 3 ml q 8 hrs PRN)

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