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Abbreviation for American Association of Critical Care Nurses. AAFP, abbreviation for American Academy of Family Physicians. AAI, abbreviation for ankle-arm index. See ankle- brachial index. AAIN, abbreviation for American Association of Industrial Nurses. AAL, abbreviation for anterior axillary line. AAMC, abbreviation for American Association of Medical Colleges. AAMI, abbreviation for Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation. AAN, abbreviation for American Academy of Nursing.
A, aa, AA, (in prescriptions) abbreviation for ana, indicating an equal amount of each ingredient to be compounded. AAAI, abbreviation for American Academy of Allergy and Immunology. AACE, 1. abbreviation for American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists; 2. abbreviation for Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education. AACN, 1. abbreviation for American Association of Colleges of Nursing. 2. abbreviation for American Association of Critical Care Nurses. AAFP, abbreviation for American Academy of Family Physicians.
Abdominal fistula, an abnormal passage or tract leading from an abdominal organ to the external surface of the abdomen. abdominal gestation, the implantation of a fertilized ovum outside the uterus but within the peritoneal cavity. See also ectopic pregnancy. abdominalgia /abdom′ənal′jə/ [L, abdomen, belly; Gk, algos, pain], a pain in the abdomen. abdominal girth, the circumference of the abdomen, usually measured at the umbilicus. abdominal hernia, a hernia in which a loop of bowel protrudes through a defect in or weakened portion of the abdominal musculature, often through the site of an old surgical scar that has stretched and thinned.