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Reproductive & Urinary Reference Chart

A study chart for reproductive and urinary system medical abbreviations.

Female Reproductive System  
Ab, AB abortion
AFP alpha fetoprotein
ARM, AROM artificial rupture of membranes
ART assisted reproductive technology
BSE breast self-examination
BSO bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
BWS battered woman syndrome
C section, CS Cesarean section
CVS chorionic villus sampling
Cx cervix
D&C dilation & curettage
D&E dilation & evacuation
DUB dysfunctional uterine bleeding
EEC endocervical curettage
EDC estimated date of confinement
EDD estimated date of delivery
EFM electronic fetal monitor
ERT estrogen replacement therapy
FHR fetal heart rate
FHT fetal heart tone
FTND full-term normal delivery
GDM gestational diabetes mellitus
GIFT gamete intrafallopian transfer
grav pregnancy
GYN gynecology
HCG human chorionic gonadotropin
HDN hemolytic disease of the newborn
HRT hormone replacement therapy
HSG hysterosalpingography
IDM infant of a diabetic mother
IUD intrauterine device
IUFD intrauterine fetal distress
IUP intrauterine pregnancy
IVF in vitro fertilization
L&D labor & delivery
LDRP labor, delivery, recovery, postpartum
LMP last menstrual period
NB newborn
ND normal delivery
OB obstetrics
OB/GYN obstetrics & gynecology
OCP oral contraceptive pills
Pap smear Papanicolaou smear
para number of viable births
PID pelvic inflammatory disease
PIH pregnancy-induced hypertension
PMS premenstrual syndrome
POU placenta, ovary, uterus
SAB spontaneous abortion
SVD spontaneous vaginal delivery
TAb, TAB therapeutic abortion
TAH total abdominal hysterectomy
TOP termination of pregnancy
TSS toxic shock syndrome
UC uterine contractions
VH vaginal hysterectomy
ZIFT zygote intrafallopian transfer
Male Reproductive System  
AIH artificial insemination, homologous
BPH benign prostatic hypertrophy
ED erectile dysfunction
HSV herpes simplex virus
NGU nongonococcal urethritis
NPT nocturnal penile tumescence
PSA prostate-specific antigen
RPR rapid plasma reagin (test)
SPP suprapubic prostatectomy
STD sexually transmitted disease
TDF testes determining factor
TFS testicular feminization syndrome
TSE testicular self-examination
TUR, TURP transurethral resection of the prostate
VD venereal disease
VDG venereal disease—gonorrhea
VDS venereal disease—syphilis
Urinary System  
AGN acute glomerulonephritis
AHC acute hemorrhagic cystitis
APD adult polycystic disease
APORF acute postoperative renal failure
ARF acute renal failure
ATN acute tubular necrosis
BUN blood urea nitrogen
CAPD continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
cath. catheter, catheterization
CRF chronic renal failure
ESRD end-stage renal disease
ESWL extracorporal shockwave lithotripsy
GFR glomerular filtration rate
GU genitourinary
HD hemodialysis
IC interstitial cystitis
I&O intake & output
IVC intravenous cholangiography
IVP intravenous pyelography
IVU intravenous urography
KUB kidney, ureter & bladder
NPN non-protein nitrogen
NSU nonspecific urethritis
PD peritoneal dialysis
PDK polycystic kidney disease
PKU phenylketonuria
RPF renal plasma flow
RPG retrograde pyelogram
RTA renal tubular acidosis
RUG retrograde urethrogram
TRBF total renal blood flow
UA, U/A urinalysis
UO, UOP urinary output
Urol urology
UTI urinary tract infection
VCUG voiding cystourethrogram

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