Medical Full Forms List🩺

To get the complete knowledge of each term . The related abbreviations help to understand the medical better. During a surgery, and a team of doctors can discuss these effectively without using the full forms. Take, for example, ECG. Have you ever used the long-form, or do you know about it? Everyone uses ECG but very few know that it stands for an echocardiogram. The Objective of Using The Medical Full Forms ,Since we know the term and meaning of ‘medical’, it will give people a comprehensive understanding of the different terms. Here are the ten most commonly used medical abbreviations .

Medical/Nursing Fulfrom/abbreviations

MBBS– Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of surgery. 

BDS– Bachelor of Dental Surgery.

ENT– Ear, Nose, and Throat.

UTI– Urinary Tract Infection .

OPD– Outpatient Department .

COPD– Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

PMS– Premenstrual Syndrome.

OCD– Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.

GMO- Genetically Modified Organisms.

CMO– Chief Medical Officer .

MC– Menstrual Cycle.

MMR– Measles ,Mumps and Rubella.

MD– Doctor of Medicine.

BMI– Bone Marrow Transplant.

BMD– Bone Mineral Density.

BMR– Basal Metabolic Rate.

ABG– Arterial Blood Gas.

AIDS– Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.

BCG– Bacillus Calmette-Guerin.

UTI– Urinary Tract Infection.

ECG– Electrocardiogram.

ECT– Electroconvulsive Therapy.

DNA– Deoxyribonucleic Acid.

FHR– Fetal Heart Rate.

GTT– Glucose Tolerance Test.

HIV– Human Immunodeficiency Virus.

ICU– Intensive Care Unit.

MRI– Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

PID– Pelvic Inflammatory Disease.

PTSD– Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

RNA– Ribonucleic Acid.

TT– Tetanus Toxoid.

ARDS– Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.

BAMS– Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery.

BCG– Bacillus Calmette-Guerin.

BMT– Bone Marrow Transplant.

IVF– IN Vitro Fertilization.

RHD– Rheumatic Heart Disease.

RBC– Red Blood Cell.

WBC– White Blood Cell.

TLC– Total Lung Capacity.

RIP– Rest In Peace, Routing Information Protocol.

AICTE– All India Council for Technical Education.

AHRC– Asian Human Rights Commission.

ACS– American Chemical Society.

AML– Acute Myeloid Leukemia.

TB– Tuberculosis.

TBI– Traumatic Brain Injury.

UNICEF– United Nations Children’s Fund.

UNO– United Nations Organization.

SGOT– Serum Glutamic Oxaloacetic Transaminase.

SGPT– Serum Glutamic Pyruvic Transaminase.

ANM– Auxiliary Nurse Midwifery.

EDD– Expected date of delivery .

PCT– Post Coital Test.

LPD– Luteal Phase Defect.

VDRL– Venereal Disease Research Laboratory.

STD– Sexually transmitted disease.

ART– Assisted reproductive technology.

IUI– Intra uterine insemination.

LBW– Low birth weight ( baby).

VLBW– Very low birth weight.

HRT– Hormone replacement therapy.

PPH– Post partum haemorrhage.

PMS– Pre menstrual symptoms.

APH– Ante partum haemorrhage.

IUD– Intra uterine death.

MTP– Medical termination of pregnancy.

MSAFP-Maternal serum alpha-feto protein.

FCTG– fetal cardio tocography.

NSAID– Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory drugs.

IVF– in vitro fertilization.

ICU– Intensive care unit.

ICP– Intracranial pressure.

IQ– intelligent quotient.

JRA– Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

IUP– Intrauterine pregnancy.

IU– International unit.

IM– Intramuscular.

ID- Intradermal.

SC– Subcutaneous

IV– Intravenous

OPD– Outpatient department.

IPD– Inpatient department.O

OPV– Oral Polio Vaccine.

IPV– Inactivated Polio Vaccine.

NTG– nitroglycerin

GTT- glucose tolerance test.

NVD– Normal Vaginal Delivery.

FAS– Fetal alcohol syndrome.

FHR- Fetal heart rate.

FSH – Follicle stimulating hormone.

EGC– Early Gastric cancer.

EDD– Estimate delivery date.

ECC– Emergency cardiac care.

AIDS- Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

ADH– Anti-dirurectic harmone.

ARDS– Adult respiratory distress syndrome.

RSV– Respiratory Syncytial Virus.

GERD– Gastreosophageal Reflux Disease.

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