Browse Medical Abbreviations

E Escherichia; eye
E Ab elective abortion
E&A evaluate and advise
E&M evaluation and management
e-IPV enhanced potency inactivated poliovirus vaccine
e-MAR electronic medication administration record
E. coli Escherichia coli
e.g. for example (exempli gratia)
EA epidural anesthesia; environmental assistance
EAA essential amino acids
EAB elective abortion
EAC external auditory canal; erythema annulare centrifugum
EAE experimental allergic encephalomyelitis
eAG estimated average glucose
EAR estimated average requirement
EB epidermolysis bullosa
EBA epidermolysis bullosa acquisita
EBB endobronchial biopsy
EBBS equal bilateral breath sounds
EBF exclusively breastfed
EBH evidence-based healthcare
EBL estimated blood loss
EBLL elevated blood lead level
EBM evidence-based medicine
EBNA Epstein-Barr nuclear antigen
EBV Epstein-Barr virus
EC emergency center; energy conservation; enteric coating (medication); emergency contraception
ECC extracorporeal circulation; emergency cardiac care; endocervical curettage; early childhood caries (tooth decay)
ECCE extracapsular cataract extraction
ECF extracellular fluid; extended care facility
ECG electrocardiogram
Echo echocardiogra(m/phy)
ECL electrochemiluminescence
ECLAM European Consensus Lupus Activity Measure
ECLS extracorporeal life support
ECMO extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
ECP emergency contraceptive pill
ECQ executive code qualifications
ECR emergency chemical restraints
ECRB extensor carpi radialis brevis
ECRL extensor carpi radialis longus
ECT electroconvulsive therapy
ECU extensor carpi ulnaris; emergency care unit
ECV extracellular volume
ED effective dose; erectile dysfunction; emergency department
ED&C electrodessication and curettage
Ed.D Doctor of Education
EDB ethylene dibromide; extensor digitorum brevis
EDC estimated day of confinement; electronic data capture; extensor digitorum communis
EDD estimated date of discharge; estimated due date; expected date of delivery
EDL extensor digitorum longus
EDP erythema dyschromicum perstans
EDR electrodermal response
EDTA edetate calcium disodium
educ education
EDV epidermodysplasia verruciformis
EE Ethinyl estradiol
EED erythema elevatum diutinum
EEE eastern equine encephalitis
EEG electroencephalogram; electroencephalography
EENT eye, ear, nose, and throat
EER estimated energy requirement
EES Erythromycin (erythromycin ethylsuccinate)
EF ejection fraction; eosinophilic fasciitis
eff effect
EFM electronic fetal monitor
EFW estimated fetal weight
EGA estimated gestational age
EGD esophagogastroduodenoscopy
EGF epidermal growth factor
EGFR epidermal growth factor receptor [case sensitive]
eGFR estimated glomerular filtration rate [case sensitive]
EGG electrogastrography
EH employee health
EHB extensor hallucis brevis
EHC emergency hormonal contraception
EHL electrohydraulic lithotripsy; extensor hallucis longus
EHR electronic health record
EHS employee health service
EHT estrogen hormone therapy
EI early intervention
EIA enzyme immunoassay; exercise-induced asthma
EIA U enzyme immunoassay unit
EID electronic infusion device
EIP extensor indicis proprius
eIPV enhanced-potency inactivated poliovirus vaccine
EJ external jugular
EKG electrocardiogra(m/phy)
EL early latent
el elect, elective
elb elbow
ELDU extra-label drug use
elev. elevated
ELF elective low forceps
ELISA enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
elix elixir
ELS endolymphatic shunt
EM electron microscopy; emergency medicine
Em emmetropia
EMA-IgA immunoglobulin a antiendomysial
Emb embryo
EMB endometrial biopsy; ethmbutol
EMC electromagnetic compatibility
emer emergency
EMF electromagnetic field; electromotive force
EMG electromyography; electromyogram
emot emotion(al)
emp as directed (modo praescripto)
EMQ extended matching question
EMR electronic medical record
EMS emergency medical service; electrical muscle stimulation; eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome
EMT emergency medical technician
EMT-P emergency medical technician paramedic
EN erythema nodosum
ENA extractable nuclear antigen
ENDO endoscop(y/ic)
Endo endometriosis; endocrine
Enf Enfamil
ENG electronystagmography; electronystagmogram
enl enlarged
ENL erythema nodosum leprosum
ENT otorhinolaryngology/otolaryngologist; ear, nose and throat
EOA esophageal obturator airway
EOB Explanation Of Benefits
EOC Emergency Operations Center
EOG electrooculogram
EOLC end of life care
EOM extraocular muscles; extraocular movements
EOMI extraocular movements intact
EOP emergency operations plan
eos eosinophil
EOS end of study
EP ectopic pregnancy; electrophysiologic; escape/elope precautions; extrapyramidal
EPA environmental protection agency
EPB extensor pollicis brevis
EPEP end positive expiratory pressure
EPI echo planar imaging; epidemiology or epidemiologist
epi epinephrine
Epi epidural
epis episiotomy
EPITH epithelial
EPL extensor pollicis longus
EPO erythropoietin
EPR electron paramagnetic resonance; electronic patient record; emergency physical restraints
EPS elastosis perforans serpiginosa; electrophysiologic study; extrapyramidal symptoms
EPSDT early and periodic screening, diagnosis, and treatment
EPSE extrapyramidal side effects
eq equal
equip equipment
equiv equivalent
ER external rotation; extended-release (medication); endoplasmic reticulum; emergency room
Er Erbium (element)
ERCP endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
ERG electroretinogram
ERP effective refractory period; emergency response plan
ERS education resource specialist; extended rotated side bent
ERT external radiation therapy; emergency resuscitation team; estrogen replacement therapy
ERV expiratory reserve volume
ery/dL erythrocytes per deciliters
ES electrical stimulation; effect size; extra strength
ESB electrical stimulation of the brain
ESBL extended-spectrum beta laminase
ESD electrostatic discharge
eSET elective single-embryo transfer
ESG estrogen
ESIG electronic signature
ESLD end-stage liver disease
ESO esophagus
esoph esophagus
esp especially
ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate
ESRD end-stage renal disease
ESRF end stage renal failure
ESSG spondylarthropathy study group
EST electroshock therapy
esub electronic submission
ESWL extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
ET eustachian tube; esotropia; embryo transfer; estrogen therapy; enterostomal therapist; endotracheal
et and
ET-1 endothelin-1
ETA embryo toxicity assay; estimated time of arrival
ETC electron transport chain
etc. etcetera, and so on
ETCO2 end-tidal carbon dioxide
ETD eustachian tube dysfunction
EtOH Ethanol or Ethyl alcohol
ETP elective termination of pregnancy
ETS environmental tobacco smoke (exposure)
ETT exercise tolerance test; endotracheal tube
ETU endotoxin unit; emergency trauma unit
EU ELISA unit; endotoxin unit
Eu Europium (element)
EUA emergency use authorization; examination under anesthesia; examination under anesthetic
EUS endoscopic ultrasound
EV ELISA value
evac evacuate, evacuation
eval evaluation
EVAR endovascular aneurysm repair
EVD external ventricular drain
EVH endoscopic vein harvesting
EVOO extra-virgin olive oil
Ex examination
exam examination
exer exercise
expir expire
ext extremity; extend; exterior, external; extract
ext. external; extensor