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Glossaire des sigles médicaux anglais


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Dictionnaire des abréviations médicales et paramédicales du Royaume-Uni

Les sigles courants, et les sigles désuets des 50 dernières années. Current abbreviations, and obsolete abbreviations from the last 50 years.


T :

T intraocular tension
  triceps reflex
t tablets
  ter [trois fois]
  tracheal position
T ↑ temperature increased
T ↓ temperature decreased
t ½ half life
T1 1st thoracic vertebra
T3 3rd thoracic vertebra
T4 3rd thoracic vertebra
T-7 terme moins 7 jours
T+7 terme plus 7 jours
T37 température 37° celsius
TA toxin-antitoxin
  Territorial Army
T&A tonsillectomy & adenoidectomy
Ts & As tonsils & adenoids
TAb therapeutic abortion
TAB typhoid vaccine
tabs tablets
TACE transcatheter arterial chemoembolisation
TACI total anterior circulation infarct
TACS total anterior circulation stroke syndrome
TAH total abdominal hysterectomy
TAH+BSO total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
  total artificial heart
  thromboangiitis obliterans
TAP trainee associate practitioner
TAPSE tricuspid annular plane systolic excursion
TAS transabdominal scan
  Toronto Alexithymia Scale
TAS-20 Toronto Alexithymia Scale
TAT tetanus anti-toxin
  thematic apperception test
TATT tired all the time
TB tuberculosis
tb tuberculosis bacillus
TBA to be administered
  to be arranged
TBG thyroxine binding globulin
TBI total body irradiation
  traumatic brain injury
TBIL total bilirubin
TBP thyroxine-binding protein
TBS total body surface
TBSA total body surface area
  total burn surface area
tbs tablespoonful
TBW total body water
TC tissue culture
T&C type and crossmatch
TCA to come again [prévoyez un autre rendez-vous]
  tricyclic antidepressant
TCCD trans-cutaneous closure of central defects
TCI to come in [prévoyez un rendez-vous]
TCID50 tissue culture infective dose
TCM transcutaneous monitor
TCR T-cell receptor
TCRE transcervical resection of endometrium
TD tardive dyskinesia
  transverse diameter [coeur]
TDM therapeutic drug monitoring
TDI total dose infusion
t.d.s. ter die sumendum [trois fois par jour]
T&E trial & error
TEA thromboendarterectomy
TEAB tetraethylammonium bromide
TEAC tetraethylammonium chloride
TeCA tetracyclic antidepressant
TED threshold erythema dose
TEE thromboembolic event
TEM triethylene melamine
TEMAS tell-me-a-story [test d'aperception]
TEN toxic epidermal necrolysis
TENS transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation
TEPP tetraethylpyrophosphate
TEV talipes equinovarus [pied bot varus équin]
TFTs thyroid function tests
TGA transient global amnesia
  transposition of the great arteries
TGH to go home
Th1, Th2 T helper cells
THAM tri-hydroxylmethyl aminomethane
THR total hip replacement
TIA transient ischaemic attack
TIBC total iron binding capacity
t.i.d. ter in die [trois fois par jour]
TIM topical immunomodulator
TIMI thrombolysis in myocardial infarction [échelle de probabilité de survie]
TJ triceps jerk
TKA total knee arthroplasty
TKO to keep open [tube i.v.]
TKR total knee replacement
TL tubal ligation
T/L thoraco-lumbar
TLA translumbar aortography
TLC tender loving care [et rien d'autre]
  thin layer chromatography
  total lung capacity
TLD thermoluminescent dosimeter
TLH total laparoscopic hysterectomy
TLPD total laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy
TLR tonic labyrinthine reflex
TLRH total laparoscopic radical hysterectomy
TLV total lung volume
Tm transport maximum
  tympanic membrane
TM tympanic membrane
Tmax transport maximum
TMCA total minimum cross-sectional area
TMD tympanic membrane displacement
TMJ tempero-mandibular joint
TMP trimethoprim
TMP-SMX trimethoprim-sulphamethoxazole
TMR transmyocardial revascularisation
TMS transcranial magnetic stimulation
TND transient neurologic deficit
TNFa tumour necrosis factor - alpha
TNF-ß tumour necrosis factor - beta
TNM tumour-node-metastasis
TNS transcutaneous nerve stimulation
TNT trinitrotoluene
TO old tuberculin
TOE tracheo-oesophageal fistula
ToP termination of pregnancy
TORCH toxoplasmosis, rubella, cytomegalovirus, herpes
TOSR test of semantic reasoning
TP thrombophlebitis
  total protein
TPA tissue plasminogen activator
  total parenteral alimentation
TPAL term, pregnancies, abortions, live births
TPE therapeutic plasma exchange
TPI Treponema pallidum immobilisation test
TPN total parenteral nutrition
  triphosphopyridine nucleotide [voir NADP+]
TPR temperature, pulse, respiration
TPr total protein
TR rectal temperature
TRBF total renal blood flow
TRALI transfusion related acute lung injury
Tri triceps
TRIC trachoma-inclusion conjunctivitis
tRNA transfer ribonucleic acid
TRST Triage Risk Screening Tool score
TS test solution
  Tourette's syndrome
  triple strength
T/S thyroid : serum iodine ratio
Ts & As tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
T-set tracheotomy set
TSH thyroid stimulating hormone
  trocar site hernia
TShR total shoulder replacement
TSH-RF thyroid stimulating hormone release factor
TSP tropical spastic paraparesis
tsp teaspoonful
TSS toxic shock syndrome
TSTA tumour-specific transplantation antigen
TT tetanus toxoid
  transit time
  tuberculin test
TTA to take away
TTE transthoracic echocardiography
TTO to take out
TTP thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
TU toxic unit
TUR transurethral resection
TURB transurethral resection of bladder
TURP transurethral resection of prostate
T/S throat swab
TSS toxic shock syndrome
TTA to take away
TTH to take home
TUNA trans-urethral needle ablation
TV Trichomonas vaginalis
TVC triple voiding cystogram
TVF tactile vocal fremitus
TVOR transvaginal oocyte retrieval
TVS transvaginal scan
TVT tension-free vaginal tape
TWE tap water enema
TWOC trial without catheter
Tx treatment
T&X type & crossmatch
TXA2 thromboxane A2


U :

U units
u units
µ g microgram
UA unstable angina
  upper airways
  uric acid
  urine analysis
UAO upper airway obstruction
UC urinary catheter
  ulcerative colitis
  Universal Credit
UCG urine chorionic gonadotropin
UCO urinary catheter out
UDC usual diseases of childhood
UDI unidentified drinking injury
UDO undetermined origin
UDP uridine diphosphate
UDV unit dose vial
U&E urea & electrolytes
U&Es urea & electrolytes
UFH unfractionated heparin
UG urogenital
UGI upper gastrointestinal
UGS urinogenital system
UHBI upper hemi-body irradiation
UK United Kingdom
UKBA UK Borders Agency
ULN upper limit of normal
UM unmarried
UMN upper motor neuron
UMP uridine monophosphate
UOM unit of measurement
Ung ointment
UO urinary output
UPPP uvulopalatopharyngoplasty
URI upper respiratory infection
URTI upper respiratory tract infection
US ultrasound
  urinary system
U/S ultrasound
USO unilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
USS ultrasound scan
ut dict ut dictum [employer selon les directives du médecin]
UTI urinary tract infection
UV ultraviolet
UVA ultraviolet A
UVB ultraviolet B


V :

V vibration
  visual acuity
v vein
VA visual acuity
VA-ECMO veno-arterial extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation
VaD vascular dementia
VAD ventricular assist device
VAG vascular access graft
  vertebral angiography
vag vaginal
VAS visual analogue scale
VBAC vaginal birth after caesarean section
VB venous blood
VBI vertebro-basilar insufficiency
VC vena cava
  visual cortex
  vital capacity
VCU voiding cysto-urethrogram
VD venereal disease
VFG venereal disease gonorrhoea
VDH valvular disease of the heart
VDRL venereal disease research laboratory test
VE vaginal examination
  ventricular ectopics
VEDV ventricular end diastolic volume
VER visual evoked response
VF ventricular fibrillation
  vocal fremitus
VH vaginal hysterectomy
  viral hepatitis
VHR ventral hernia repair
VI volume index
VIP Variable Indicative of Placement Risk score
VLBW very low birth weight
VLCD very low calorie diet
VLDL very low density lipoprotein
VMA vanilmandelic acid
VMB very much better
VOR vestibulo-ocular reflex
  visual-orienting response
VP venous pressure
V/P ventilation / perfusion
VPC ventricular premature contractions
VR right vision
  ventilation rate
  vocal resonance
VRA visual reinforcement audiometry
VRE vancomycin-resistant enterococcus
VS vesicular sound
  vital signs
  volumetric solution
VSD ventricular septal defect
VSToP vaginal suction termination of pregnancy
VT ventricular tachycardia
VTE venous thromboembolic event
VTEC verocytotoxin producing E-coli
VV varicose veins
  vulva & vagina
V/V vulva & vagina
VVs varicose veins
vv veins
VW vessel wall
Vx vertex
VZIG varicella zoster hyperimmune globulin
VZV varicella zoster virus




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