AP is a versatile abbreviation. It serves in cardiology to abbreviate angina pectoris (AP) and arterial pressure (AP). In endocrinology, it stands for the anterior pituitary (AP). And in anatomy, AP means anteroposterior, i.e., from front-to-back.
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Abbreviation for area postrema.
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abdominal pain; abdominal [voiding] pressure; abdominoperitoneal; accelerated phase; accessory pathway; accounts payable; acid phosphatase; acinar parenchyma; action plan; action potential; activator protein; active pepsin; active pressure; acute pancreatitis; acute phase; acute pneumonia; acute proliferative; adductor pollicis [muscle]; adenomatous polyposis; adolescent psychiatry; after parturition; agno protein; alkaline phosphatase; alum precipitated; aminopeptidase; aminopyrine; amyloid P-component; amyloid peptide; anatomic profile; angina pectoris; antepartal [Lat. ante partum]; anterior pituitary; anteroposterior; antidromic potential; antiplasmin; antipyrine; antiviral protein; antral peristalsis; aortic pressure; aortopulmonary; apical pulse; apothecary; appendectomy; appendicitis; appendix; apurinic acid; apurinic/apyrimidinic [site in DNA]; area postrema; arithmetic progression; arterial pressure; artificial pneumothorax; aspiration pneumonia; assessment and plans; association period; atherosclerotic plaque; atrial pacing; atrioventricular pathway; attending physician; axiopulpal; before parturition [Lat. ante partum]

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AP abbr
1) action potential
2) alkaline phosphatase
3) anterior pituitary
4) anteroposterior
5) aortic pressure

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action potential; angina pectoris; anterior pituitary (gland); anteroposterior; arterial pressure.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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