Medical Full Forms

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Top Medical Full Forms

Abbreviations or rather say a short form of the words are now used everywhere. An abbreviation is a group of words or sentences combined to make a shorter meaningful word. Abbreviations are used in every subject and also in day-to-day life and it is necessary to know the full forms of the abbreviations that we use commonly and also in subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, and even in the Banking Sector. Abbreviations not only save time and energy however also a smarter way to communicate. Medical Science is a vast subject and aspiring students preparing for NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test) come across various medical abbreviations that should be remembered by heart and are necessary for the parent’s as well to know what medical abbreviations are generally used. So let’s go ahead and find some frequent medical full forms which are as follows : 

Some Frequently Used Medical Full Forms

ABG – Arterial Blood Gas
ACS – American Chemical Society
ADH – Antidiuretic Hormone
ADHD – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ADR – Adverse Drug Reaction
AFR – Acute Renal Failure
AIDS – Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
ALL – Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
ALS – Aymotrohic Lateral Sclerosis
AKA – Above the Knee Amputation
AML – Acute Myeloid Leukemia
AMI – Acute Myocardial Infraction
ANM – Auxiliary Nurse Midwifery
ANURIC – Not Producing Urine
ANED – Alive No Evidence of Disease
ARMD – Age-Related Macular Degeneration
ARDS – Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
ASR – Automated Speech Recognition
AYUSH – Ayurvedic, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy
BAMS – Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery
BASLP – Bachelor of Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology
BCG – Bacillus Calmette-Guerin
BDS – Bachelor of Dental Surgery
BHMS – Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery
BMD – Bone Mineral Density
BMI – Body Mass Index
BMR – Basic Metabolic Rate
BMT – Bone Marrow Transplant
BNYS – Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yoga Science
BOT – Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
BPL – British Physical Laboratories Group
BPT – Bachelor of Physio Therapy
BUN – Blood Urea Nitrogen
BVSC – Bachelor of Veterinary Science
CABG – Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
CBC – Complete Blood Count
CGI – Computer Generated Imagery
CHF – Congestive Heart Failure
CML – Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
CMO – Chief Medical Officer
CMV – Cytomegalovirus
COPD – Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
COVID 19 – Corona Virus Disease of 2019
CPR – Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation
CRP – C-Reactive Protein
CVA – Cerebral Vascular Accident OR Cerebrovascular Accident
DDT – DichloroDiphenylTricholoroEthane
DHL – Dalsey Hillblom Lynn
DHT – Dihydrotestosterone
DJD – Degenerative Joint Disease
DNA – Deoxyribonucleic Acid
DVT – Deep Vein Thrombosis
EBRT – External Beam Radiation Therapy
EBV – Epstein-Barr Virus
ECG – Electrocardiogram
ECT – Electroconvulsive Therapy
EDTA – Ethylenediaminetetraacetic Acid
EEG – Electroencephalogram
EMG – Electromyogram
ENT – Ear Nose Throat
FHR – Fetal Heart Rate
FSH – Follicle Stimulating Hormone
GFR – Glomeluar Filtration Rate
GMO – Genetically Modified Organism
GNM – General Nursing and Midwifery
GTT – Glucose Tolerance Test
HAPE – High Altitude Pulmonary Edema
HDI – Human Development Index
HIV – Human Immunodeficiency Virus 
HPS – Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome
IBS – Irritable Bowel Syndrome
IAC – Internal Acoustic Canal
ICD – Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator
ICDS – Integrated Child Development Services
ICMR – Indian Council of Medical Research
ICU – Intensive Care Unit
IDDM – Insulin-Dependant Diabetes Mellitus
IMA – Indian Medical Association
ITP – Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
IVF – In Vitro Fertilization
JCV – John Cunningham Virus
JVD – Jugular Vein Distension
LASER – Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
LBS – Pound-Mass
LDL – Low-Density Lipoprotein
LFT – Liver Function Tests
LTE – Long Term Evolution
MBBS – Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery(Medicinae Baccalaureus, Baccalaureus Chirurgiae)
MC – Menstrual Cycle
MCH – Mean Corpuscular Haemoglobin
MD – Doctor of Medicine
MDS – Myelo Dysplastic Syndrome
MMR – Measles Mumps and Rubella
MR – Medical Reprensantative
MR – Medical Resonance Imaging
MS – Master of Surgery
NABH – National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers
NBCCS – Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome
NDRF – National Disaster Response Force
NPR – National Population Register
NTG – Nitroglycerin
OCD – Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
OMR – Optical Mark Recognition
OPD – Outpatient Department
PCOD – Polycystic Ovarian Disease
PCR – Polymerase Chain Reaction
PE – Pulmonary Embolism
PET – Polyethylene Terephthalate
Ph.D. – Doctor of Philosophy
PH – Potential of Hydrogen
PID – Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
PKD – Polycystic Kidney Disease
PMS – Premenstrual Syndrome
PSI – Population Services International
PTSD – Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
RBC – Red Blood Cell
RHD – Rheumatic Heart Disease

Also Read: Technical – Full Forms

RNA – Ribonucleic Acid
RSS – Really Simple Syndication
SCUBA – Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus
SGOT – Serum Glutamic Oxalaocetic Transaminase
SGPT – Serum Glutamic Pyruvic Transaminase
SIDS – Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
SOP – Standard Operating Procedure
SOS – Save Our Souls
STD – Sexually Transmitted Disease
TB – Tuberculosis
TBI – Traumatic Brain Injury
TLC – Total Lung Capacity
TSH – Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
TT – Tetanus Toxoid
USFDA – United States Food and Drug Administration
UTI – Urinary Tract Infection
VIRUS – Vital Information Resource Under Seize
WBC – White-Blood Cell

Above are the few commonly asked questions in the NEET tests and are commonly used in medical institutions and hospitals. Learning them would not only help the medical aspirants throughout the academics but will also give them the confidence to prepare in advance for more upcoming and complicated medical full forms while they were studying. Since the exams will for All India NEET exams be held on the first week of May 2021 these abbreviations will help the aspiring students.

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