Medical Abbreviation with T

Medical Abbreviation with T

medical abbreviations with t

I’m sure by now you’re all familiar with medical abbreviations. But just in case there are a few of you who aren’t, I wanted to take some time to go over some of the more commonly used ones. This way, when you hear them uttered in a fast-paced ER or on the wards, you’ll at least have a vague idea of what’s going on! ūüôā So without further ado, here are some of the most common medical abbreviations:

Medical Abbreviation with T

Temp temperature
Tu tumor
TCC transitional cell carcinoma
TLS tumor lysis syndrome
T thoracic vertebrae
TBG thyroid-binding globulin
TGL triglycerides
TIPS transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt
TRAP tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase
T.S.T.H. too sick to send home
TGF tumor growth factor
TCOM Transcutaneous oxygen measurement
TWOC Trial without catheter
TV Tricuspid valve; as in “TV repair”
TSH Thoughts of self-harm
TdP Torsades de pointes
TdT terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase
TUIP Transurethral incision of the prostate
TbEC Enteric coated tablet
TKR total knee replacement
Tab Tablet
TT thrombin time
TLH total laparoscopic hysterectomy
TPR temperature, pulse, respiration
T&A tonsillectomy with adenoidectomy
TRF’d transferred
TRT testosterone replacement therapy
THR total hip replacement
TXA Tranexamic acid
TGV transposition of the great vessels
TID three times a day
TTP thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
TBW Tension band wiring/wire
TE tracheoesophageal Or Toxoplasmic Encephalitis
TUR transurethral resection
TEN toxic epidermal necrolysis
TBSA Total body surface area


therapeutic abortion

threatened abortion

T&H type and hold
TFTs thyroid function tests
TDS three times a day
Txp transport
TNF tumor necrosis factor
Tsp teaspoon
TRAM transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap
Tr tincture
TUMT Transurethral microwave thermotherapy
TEC transient erythroblastopenia of childhood
TTE transthoracic echocardiogram
TBI to be intubated
TCA tricyclic antidepressants
TM tympanic membrane
TLC total lung capacity, or total lymphocyte count
Tx Treatment
TVC true vocal cord
TA temporal arteritis
TURBT transurethral resection of bladder tumor
TP total protein
TS tricuspid stenosis
TOP termination of pregnancy
TOA tuboovarian abscess
TTS transdermal therapeutic system
TIA transient ischemic attack
T2DM type 2 Diabetes mellitus
TF transfer
TAP trypsinogen activation peptide
TCP Thrombocytopenia
Tib-Fib tibia and fibula
TD Transdermal
TURP transurethral resection of the prostate
TRUSP Transrectal Ultrasonography of the Prostate
TPa tissue plasminogen activator
TCM traditional Chinese medicine
TB tuberculosis
TPN total parenteral nutrition
TKO to keep open for IV therapy
TRF transfer
TCT thrombin clotting time
TAPVR total anomalous pulmonary venous return
TME total mesorectal excision
TC traffic crash
TOC test-of-cure
TNM tumor-nodes-metastases
TEB thoracic electrical bioimpedance
TTN transient tachypnea of the newborn
TI terminal ileum
TTG tissue transglutaminase
TNG trinitroglycerin
TIN tubulointerstitial nephritis
TLA three letter acronym
TUBA Trans-umbilical breast augmentation
TEM transmission electron microscopy
TSI Thyroid Stimulating Immunoglobulin
TENS transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulator
TDaP tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis
TME toxic metabolic encephalopathy
TD Tardive dyskinesia
TAT thematic apperception test
TUNA Transurethral needle ablation of the prostate
TLR tonic labyrinthine reflex
TKA total knee arthoplasty
TOD transoesophageal Doppler
TVH transvaginal hysterectomy
TIBC total iron-binding capacity
Tg thyroglobulin
TMJ temporomandibular joint
TPR total peripheral resistance
TTO to take out
TOT transobturator tape
T&C type and cross-match
TRH thyrotropin-releasing hormone
TSH thyroid stimulating hormone
TGA transposition of the great arteries
TSHR-Ab thyrotropin-receptor antibody
TCN tetracycline
TFR tumor volume to fetal weight ratio
TTTS twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome
TVT tension-free vaginal tape
TAVI transcatheter aortic valve implantation
TNTC too numerous to count
TOE transoesophageal echocardiogram
Td tetanus and diphtheria
TEE transesophageal echocardiogram
TBLC term birth living child
T&S type and screen
TR tricuspid regurgitation
TBC tuberculosis
TOF tetralogy of Fallot
TKVO to keep vein open
TTR transthyretin
TAH total abdominal hysterectomy
Tx therapy
TEF tracheoesophageal fistula