List of medical abbreviations: T

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AbbreviationMeaning
Tthoracic vertebrae
TxTreatment
TAtemporal arteritis
T&Atonsillectomy with adenoidectomy
T&Ctype and cross-match (see blood transfusion)
TabTablet (pharmacy)
TABtherapeutic abortion
TAHtotal abdominal hysterectomy
TAH-BSOtotal abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
TAPtrypsinogen activation peptide
TAPVRtotal anomalous pulmonary venous return
TATthematic apperception test
TBtuberculosis
TBCtuberculosis
total body crunch
TbECEnteric coated tablet
TBGthyroid-binding globulin
TBIto be intubated
total body irradiation
traumatic brain injury
TBLCterm birth living child
TCtraffic crash
TCAtricyclic antidepressant
TCCtransitional cell carcinoma
TCMtraditional Chinese medicine
TCNtetracycline
TCTthrombin clotting time
T2DMtype 2 Diabetes mellitus
Tdtetanus and diphtheria (combined vaccination)
TDaPtetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis combined vaccine
TdPTorsades de pointes
TDSthree times a day (from Latin ter die sumendus)
TdTterminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase
TDTardive dyskinesia
TEtracheoesophageal
TEBthoracic electrical bioimpedance (see impedance cardiography)
TECtransient erythroblastopenia of childhood
TEEtransesophageal echocardiogram
TEFtracheoesophageal fistula
TEMtransmission electron microscopy
Temptemperature
TENtoxic epidermal necrolysis
TENStranscutaneous electrical nerve stimulator
TFtransfer
T/Ftransfer
TFTsthyroid function tests
TGAtransposition of the great arteries
TGtriglycerides
Tgthyroglobulin
TGFtumor growth factor
TGVtransposition of the great vessels
T&Htype and hold (stay ready for blood transfusion)
THRtotal hip replacement
TIAtransient ischemic attack
TIBCtotal iron-binding capacity
Tib-Fibtibia and fibula
TIDthree times a day (from Latin ter in die)
TINtubulointerstitial nephritis
TIPStransjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt
TKAtotal knee arthoscopy
TKOto keep (vein) open for IV therapy
TKRtotal knee replacement
TKVOto keep vein open
TLAthree letter acronym
TLCtotal lung capacity, or total lymphocyte count
TLRtonic labyrinthine reflex
TMtympanic membrane
TMEtotal mesorectal excision
TNFtumor necrosis factor
TMJtemporomandibular joint
TNGtrinitroglycerin
TNMtumor-nodes-metastases
TNTCtoo numerous to count
TOAtuboovarian abscess
TOCtest-of-cure (+TOC meaning patient cured of disease proven via test)
TODtransoesophageal Doppler
TOEtransoesophageal echocardiogram
TOFtetralogy of Fallot
TOPtermination of pregnancy
TOTtransobturator tape
TPtotal protein
TPatissue plasminogen activator
TPNtotal parenteral nutrition
TPRtemperature, pulse, respiration
TRtricuspid regurgitation
Trtincture
TRAMtransverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap (TRAM flap)
TRAPtartrate-resistant acid phosphatase
TRFtransfer (pronounced "turf")
TRF'dtransferred (pronounced "turfed", as in "We just turfed Mrs Johnson OTD")
TRHthyrotropin-releasing hormone
TRTtestosterone replacement therapy
TRUSPTransrectal Ultrasonography of the Prostate
Transrectal Ultrasound of the Prostate
TStricuspid stenosis
Tspteaspoon (5 mL)
TSHthyroid stimulating hormone
TSHR-Abthyrotropin-receptor antibody
TSIThyroid Stimulating Immunoglobulin
T.S.T.H.too sick to send home
TTthrombin time
TTEtransthoracic echocardiogram
TTNtransient tachypnea of the newborn
TTOto take out (medicines given to patient on discharge from hospital stay)
TTPthrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
tender to palpation
TTRtransthyretin
TTStransdermal therapeutic system
TTTStwin-to-twin transfusion syndrome
Tutumor
TUBATrans-umbilical breast augmentation
TUIPTransurethral incision of the prostate
TUMTTransurethral microwave thermotherapy
TUNATransurethral needle ablation of the prostate
TURtransurethral resection
TURBTtransurethral resection of bladder tumor
TURPtransurethral resection of the prostate
TVCtrue vocal cord
TVHtransvaginal hysterectomy
TVTtension-free vaginal tape
Txtherapy
transplant
treatment
Txptransport (by ambulance to or between hospitals)