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AAHA
American Animal Hospital Association
AVMA
American Veterinary Medical Association
ENT
Ear, Nose, and Throat
EENT
Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat
FUO
Fever of Unknown Origin
gt
drop
gtt
drops
HBC
Hit By Car
IM
Intramuscular
ID
Intradermal
SC, SQ, sub-Q
subcutaneous
BP
blood pressure
CHF
congestive heart failure
CNS
central nervous system
Dx
diagnosis
mm
millimeter
MM
mucous membrane
Dog Normal Temp
99.5 - 102.5
Cat Normal Temp
100.5 - 102.5
Dog Normal Pulse
60 - 160
Cat Normal Pulse
160 - 210
Dog Normal Respiration
8 - 20
Cat Normal Respiration
8 - 30
Dog Normal Gestation
56 - 68 days
Cat Normal Gestation
59 - 68 days
A.D., ad
right ear
A.S., as
left ear
A.U., au
both ears
TPR
temperature, pulse, respiration
NPO, n.p.o.
nothing by mouth
IV
intravenous
cap
capsule
tab
tablet
syr
syrup
O.D., od
right eye
O.S., os
left eye
O.U., ou
both eyes
A.C., ac
before meals
Horse Normal Temp
99 - 101
Cow Normal Temp
101.5
Horse Normal Pulse
28 - 44
Cow Normal Pulse
60 - 70
Horse Normal Respiration
8 - 20
Cow Normal Respiration
26 - 50
Horse Normal Gestation
11 - 11.5 months
Cow Normal Gestation
9 months
Saggital Plane
runs the length of the body (head to tail) and divides it into left and right sides, not necessarily equal)
Median Plane
A plane that runs the length of the body (head to tail) and divides it equally
Transverse Plane
Divides the body cranially and caudally (not necessarily equal)
Dorsal Plane
Divides the body dorsally and ventrally (not necessarily equal)
Cranial
toward the head
Caudal
toward the tail
Rostral
within the head, toward the muzzle
Dorsal
toward the back
Ventral
toward the belly
Medial
toward the midline
Lateral
away from the midline
Proximal
Nearer to the point of origin, toward the body
Distal
farther from the point of origin, away from the body
Deep
inside, toward the center of the body
Superficial(external)
outside, toward the surface
Plantar
underside of the rear feet in quadrupeds
Palmar
the underside of the front feet in quadrupeds
aq
water
susp
suspension
supp
suppository
cc
cubic centimeter
g, gm, G, Gm
gram
STAT
immediately
S.i.d., Sid
once a day
B.i.d., Bid
twice a day
Pig Normal Temp
102
Rabbit Normal Temp
101.5
Ferret Normal Temp
100 - 104
Rat/Mouse Normal Temp
98.5 - 99.5
Guinea Pig Normal Temp
99 - 103
Hamster Normal Temp
99.5
Pig Normal Pulse
58 - 86
Rabbit Normal Pulse
180 - 325
Pig Normal Respiration
8 - 18
Rabbit Normal Respiration
30 - 60
Pig Normal Gestation
112 - 115 days
Rabbit Normal Gestation
30 - 35 days
Ferret Normal Gestation
42 days
Rat/Mouse Normal Gestation
59 - 72 days
Hamster Normal Gestation
16 days
DDx
differential diagnosis
FLUTD
Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease
T.i.d., Tid, tid
three times a day
Q.i.d., Qid, qid
four times a day
ad lib
freely, as much as desired
AMA
against medical advice
B&A
bright and alert
BAR
bright, alert, responsive
_
c
with
PRN, prn
as needed
FB
foreign body
AI
artificial insemination
AP, A-P, A/P
anterior/posterior
LRS
Lactated Ringer's Solution
ECG, EKG
electrocardiogram
MIC
minimum inhibitory concentration
GI
gastrointestinal
P.C., pc
after meals (post cibum)
q
every
amt
amount
BW
body weight
CBC
complete blood count
h
hour
D5W
5% dextrose in/with water
DLH
domestic long hair
DMH
donestic medium hair
DSH
domestic short hair
ut. dict.
as directed
URI, URTI
Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
C/S
coughing/sneezing
Tx
treatment
CC
chief complaint
_
O
owner
CRT
capillary refill time
Fx
fracture
SP
serum protein