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H - H histidine.

h - h hour.

H - H hypodermic hydrogen.

H - H

H&E - H&E hematoxylin and eosin stain.

H&E - H&E hemorrhage and exudate

H&H - H&H hematocrit and hemoglobin.

H&P - H&P history and physical (examination).

H-J - H-J hepatojugular.

H. flu - H. flu Haemophilus influenzae.

h.p.f. - h.p.f. high power field.

H/O - H/O h/o history of.

H2S - H2S hydrogen sulfide.

HA - HA headache.

HA - HA high anxiety.

HA - HA hospital admission.

HA - HA hydroxylapatite.

HA/Al - HA/Al hydroxyapatite coated porous alumni (ceramic).

HAA - HAA hepatitis associated antibodies.

HAART - HAART highly active antiretroviral therapy.

HAC - HAC hydroxylapatite ceramic.

HACCP - HACCP Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point.

HAD - HAD high-alcohol-drinking.

HADD - HADD highest average daily dose.

HADS - HADS Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale.

HaeIII - HaeIII restriction enzyme from Haemophilus aegyptius.

HAL - HAL hypocellular acute leukemia.

HAM - HAM human alveolar macrophage.

HASCVD - HASCVD hypertensive arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease

HAT - HAT Halsted aphasia test.

HAT - HAT harmonic attenuation table.

HAT - HAT head arm trunk.

HAT - HAT heparin-assosiated thrombocytopenia.

HAT - HAT hepatic artery thrombosis.

HAT - HAT heterophil antibody titer.

HAT - HAT high albumin transport.

HAT - HAT histone acetyltransferase.

HAT - HAT hospital arrival time.

HAT - HAT hypoxanthine aminopterin and thymidine.

HAT - HAT hypoxanthine azaserine and thymidine.

Hb - Hb hemoglobin.

HbA1c - HbA1c hemoglobin A1c - used for monitoring blood glucose.

HBD - HBD has been drinking.

HBD - HBD hydroxybutyrate dehydrogenase.

HBF - HBF hepatic blood flow.

HBIG - HBIG hepatitis B immune globuline.

Hbp - Hbp high blood pressure.

HBPV - HBPV Hemophillus influenzae type B polysaccharide vaccine.

HBSAG - HBSAG hepatitis B surface antigen.

HBSE - HBSE Human Behavior & Social Environment.

HBV - HBV hepatitis B virus.

HC - HC Hassal’s corpuscles.

HCA - HCA hepatic cell adenomas.

HCA - HCA Murex Hybrid Capture CMV DNA assay.

HCC - HCC hepatocellular carcinoma.

HCFA - HCFA Health Care Financing Administration (US).

HCG - HCG human chorionic gonadotropin.

HCGs - HCGs hyperchromatic crowded groups.

HCII - HCII Heparin cofactor II.

HCL - HCL hairy cell leukemia.

HCl - HCl hydrochloric acid hydrochloride.

HCM - HCM health care maintenance.

HCM - HCM hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

HCO3 - HCO3 bicarbonate.

HCPS - HCPS hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome.

HCT - HCT Hct hct ht hematocrit (also packed cell volume

HCT - HCT helical computed tomographic.

HCTZ - HCTZ hydrochlorothiazide.

HCV - HCV hepatitis C virus.

HCV - HCV hog cholera virus.

HCVD - HCVD hypertensive cardiovascular disease.

HD - HD hearing distance.

HD - HD heart disease.

HD - HD helper-dependent (e.g. adenoviral vectors).

HD - HD hemodialysis.

HD - HD herniated disks.

HD - HD high dose.

HD - HD Hodgkin's disease (lymphoma).

HD - HD hospital day.

HDC - HDC high-dose chemotherapy.

HDC - HDC high dose chemotherapy (often used as HDC/BMT) /PSCT or /PSCR used with HDC, means with peripheral stem cell transplant or rescue.

HDCT - HDCT high-dose chemotherapy.

HDCV - HDCV human diploid cell vaccine.

HDF - HDF human diploid fibroblast.

HDL - HDL high density lipoprotein.

HDN - HDN hemolytic disease of the newborn.

HDPE - HDPE high-density polyethylene.

HDS - HDS herniated disc syndrome.

HE - HE Hektoen enteric agar.

HE - HE hereditary eliptocytosis.

HEADS - HEADS home education & employment activities drugs

HEC - HEC Hemorrhagic Escherichia Coli.

HECOS - HECOS Health and Economic Consequences of Smoking.

HEDIC - HEDIC Healthcare Electronic Data Interchange Corporation.

HEENT - HEENT head ears eyes nose

HELLP - HELLP hemolysis elevated liver enzymes low platelets syndrome.

HEMA - HEMA 2-hydroxyethylmethacrylate.

HEMA-MMA - HEMA-MMA hydroxyethyl methacrylate-methyl methacrylate.

HEP - HEP home exercise program.

HEPA - HEPA high-efficiency particulate air/adsorption.

HER2 - HER2 human EGF-like receptor no. 2; short for HER2ECD (extra cellular domain) (also called Her2/neu).

HETE’s - HETE’s HydroxyEicosaTetraEnoic acids.

HEV(s) - HEV(s) high endothelial venule(s).

HF - HF hay fever.

HF - HF heart failure.

HFC - HFC high frequency cells.

HFOV - HFOV high-frequency oscillatory ventilation.

HFRT - HFRT hyperfractionated radiotherapy.

HFV - HFV hippocampal formation volume.

HG - HG herpes gestationis.

HG - HG Hog Cholera.

Hg - Hg Mercury.

hgb - hgb Hb HGB hemoglobin.

HGE - HGE human granulocytic ehrlichiosis.

HGH - HGH human growth hormone.

HGM - HGM human gastric mucin.

HGPRT - HGPRT hypoxanthine guanine phosphoribosyl transferase.

HGSIL - HGSIL high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion.

HH - HH hard of hearing.

HH - HH hiatal hernia.

Hha - Hha Halobacterium halobium.

HHC - HHC hereditary hemochromatosis.

HHNK - hyperglycemic hyperosmolar non-ketotic. - HHNK - hyperglycemic hyperosmolar non-ketotic.

HHV - HHV human herpes virus.

HHV-8 - HHV-8 human herpes virus 8.

HI - HI hemagglutination inhibition.

Hi - Hi hemiglobin (methemoglobin).

HIAA (5-) - HIAA (5-) 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid.

HIB - HIB Haemophilus influenzae type B.

Hib - Hib Hemophillus influenzae type B conjugate vaccine.

HIBCC - HIBCC Health Industry Bar Code Council.

HiCN - HiCN hemiglobincyanide.

HIDA - HIDA Health Industry Distributors Association.

HIDA - HIDA hepatic iminodiacetic acid (imaging or scanning).

HIDA - HIDA tetrahydroindazolone carboxylic acid.

HIER - HIER heat induced epitope retrieval.

HIFU - HIFU high intensity focused ultrasound.

HIM - HIM Health Information Management.

HIMA - HIMA Health Industry Manufacturers Association.

HindIII - HindIII restriction enzyme from Haemophilus influenzae Rd.

HIPAA - HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

HIPSOC - HIPSOC Hip Society (also: AAOS Related Organizations).

His - His histidine.

HIT - HIT heparin induced thrombocytopenia.

HIT - HIT Holtzman Inkblot Technique.

HIV - HIV human immunodeficiency virus.

HIV/AIDS - HIV/AIDS Human Immuno-Deficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.

HJR - HJR hepatojugular reflux.

HK - HK high molecular weight kininogen.

HKAFO - HKAFO hip-knee-ankle-foot orthosis.

HKCOS - HKCOS Hong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

HKOA - HKOA Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association.

HL - HL hearing loss.

HL - HL heart and lungs.

HL-A - HL-A Human Leukocyte Associated antigens (HL-A matching for BMT).

HLA - HLA heart lungs abdomen.

HLA - HLA human leukocyte antigen.

HLA-DR - HLA-DR D-related human leukocyte antigen.

HLFs - HLFs human lung fibroblasts.

HLH - HLH histiocytic lymphohistiocytosis.

HLK - HLK heart liver kidney.

HLV - HLV herpes like virus.

HM - HM hand motion.

HM - HM heart murmur.

HMD - HMD hyaline membrane disease.

HME - HME heat and humidity exchanger.

HMGI - HMGI high mobility group I.

HMGR - HMGR 3-Hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A reductase.

HMO - HMO health maintenance organization.

HMP - HMP hexose monophosphate (oxidative shunt).

HMP - HMP hot moist packs.

HMPAO - HMPAO hexamethyl propyleneamine oxime.

HMSN - HMSN hereditary motor and sensory neuropathies.

HMWK - HMWK high-molecular weight kininogen.

HNP - HNP herniated nucleus pulposus.

HNPP - HNPP hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsies.

HNV - HNV has not voided.

HO - HO heterotopic ossification.

HO - HO history of.

HO - HO house officer.

HOA - HOA hypertrophic osteoarthropathy.

HOB - HOB head of bed.

HOCM - HOCM hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.

HoFH - HoFH homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia.

HOH - HOH hard of hearing.

HOMC - HOMC hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.

HON - HON Health On the Net Foundation.

HONC - HONC hyperosmolar nonketotic coma.

Hop - Hop H. pylori outer membrane protein.

HOR - HOR Health outcomes research.

HOR - HOR high outlet resistance.

HOR - HOR higher-order repeat.

HOR - HOR homing receptor.

HOR - HOR homologue of rap.

HOR - HOR hordein genes.

HOR - HOR horizontal movable arm support.

hor - hor horizontal.

hOR - hOR human oestrogen receptor.

hOR - hOR human oxidoreductase.

HOR - HOR hydroxysteroid oxidoreductase.

HOR - HOR hyperosmolarity-responsive.

HOR - HOR rehydrated Hemoccult.

Hor v 9 - Hor v 9 group IX pollen allergen from barley (Hordeum vulgare).

Hor-1 - Hor-1 fucan sulfate isolated from the hot water extract of an edible brown alga Sargassum horneri.

HOS - HOS Hawaii Orthopaedic Society.

HOS - HOS Hemoccult sensa.

HP - HP haptoglobin.

HP - HP hemipelvectomy.

HP - HP hot pack.

HP - HP hot-plate.

HPA - HPA hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenocortical.

HPC - HPC hematopoietic progenitor cells.

HPC-PEP - HPC-PEP peplomycin emulsion in hydroxypropylcellulosum.

HPE - HPE history and physical examination.

HPETE - HPETE hydroperoxyeicosatetraenoic acid.

HPF - HPF high power field.

HPFH - HPFH hereditary persistence of fetal hemoglobin.

HPI - HPI history of present illness.

HPL - HPL Human Performance Laboratory.

hPL - hPL human placental lactogen.

HPLC - HPLC high pressure (or performance) liquid chromatography.

HPMC - HPMC hydroxypropyl methylcellulose.

HPNS - HPNS high pressure neurologic syndrome.

HPP - HPP hereditary pyropoikilocytosis.

HPSA - HPSA health professional shortage area.

HPT - HPT hyperparathyroidism.

HPTR - HPTR hypoxanthine phosphoribosyltransferase.

HPV - HPV Human Papilloma Virus.

HQoL - HQoL health-related quality of life.

HR - HR heart rate.

HR - HR high risk.

HR - HR hospital record.

Hr - Hr hour.

HRDO - HRDO Human Resources Development Office.

HRF - HRF homologous restriction factor (regulates C9).

HRIG - HRIG human rabies immunoglobin.

HRMS - HRMS Human Resources Management Systems.

HRP - HRP horseradish peroxidase.

HRQOL - HRQOL health-related quality of life.

HRRR - HRRR heart regular rate and rhythm.

HRS - HRS Hodgkin and Reed-Sternberg cells.

HRT - HRT hormone replacement therapy.

hs - hs h.s. hora somni - hours of sleep at bedtime.

HS - HS heart sounds.

HS - HS hereditary spherocytosis.

Hs - Hs hora somni.

HS purpura - HS purpura Henoch-Schönlein purpura.

hs-CRP - hs-CRP high-sensitivity C-reactive protein.

HS-GC - HS-GC head space gas chromatography.

HSA - HSA human serum albumine.

HSDA test - HSDA test high solids anaerobic digestion test.

HSEL - HSEL Hemeselect.

HSG - HSG hysterosalpingography.

HSIL - HSIL high squamous intraepithelial lesion.

HSP - HSP Henoch-Schönlein purpura.

HSS - HSS Hospital for Special Surgery.

HSV - HSV herpes simplex virus.

HT - HT heart.

ht - ht height.

HT - HT hospital treatment.

HT - HT hypertension.

HT - HT hyperthyroidism.

HTLV-I - HTLV-I human T-cell lymphotropic virus types I.

HTMT - HTMT heptane carboxamide (an H1 receptor antagonist).

HTN - HTN hypertension.

HTS - HTS high throughput screening.

HUS - HUS hemolytic uremic syndrome.

HUVEC - HUVEC human umbilical vein endothelial cells.

HV - HV half-value.

HV - HV healthy volunteers.

HV - HV hepatic vein.

HV - HV herpes virus.

HV - HV home visit.

HV - HV hospital visit.

HV - HV hyperventilation.

HVA - HVA homovanillic acid.

HVD - HVD hypertensive vascular disease.

HVL - HVL half-value layer.

HVO - HVO Health Volunteers Overseas.

HW - HW healing well.

HW - HW hemodynamically weighted.

HWI - HWI hazardous waste incinerator.

HWI - HWI Hazardous Waste Index.

HWI - HWI head-out water immersion.

HWI - HWI Heart weight index.

HWI - HWI Heart work index.

HWI - HWI heartworm infection.

HWI - HWI height-width index.

HWI - HWI hemodynamically weighted imaging.

HWI - HWI Hepatic weight index.

HWI - HWI high water intake.

HWI - HWI hip-waist index.

HWI - HWI hot-water irrigation (was introduced as a treatment of epistaxis more than 100 years ago).

HWL - HWL healthy way of life.

HWL - HWL Heat-Withdrawal Latency.

HWL - HWL height-width-length.

HWL - HWL hindpaw withdrawal latency.

HWL - HWL hybrid white leghorn.

HWL-12 - HWL-12 2-phenyl-3-(3’5’-dimorpholinomethyl-4’-hydroxy)-benzoyl-indole.

HWP - HWP hot wet pack.

HWT - HWT H-wave therapy.

Hx - Hx history.

HY - HY Hoehn and Yahr (scale).

HYP - HYP hyperpneic.

hyp. - hyp. hypodermic.

hypo - hypo hypodermically.

Hz - Hz Hertz (cycles per second).

HZT - HZT high zone tolerance.

HZV - HZV herpes zoster virus.




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