Browse Medical Abbreviations

G gauge; pregnancy (gravida); guanine
g gram
G&A general and acute
G&D growth and development
G+ gram positive
G- gram negative
G-CSF granulocyte-colony stimulating factor
G-tube gastrostomy tube
g/dL gram per deciliter
G6-PD glucose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase
G6P glucose 6 phosphate
G6PD glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase
g=g grips equal and good
GA general anesthesia; granuloma annulare; gestational age
Ga Gallium (element)
GABA gamma-aminobutyric acid
GABAB gamma-aminobutyric acid type b
GABHS group a beta-hemolytic streptococcus
GABRB3 GABAA receptor gene
GABS Group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus
GAD generalized anxiety disorder
GAF global assessment of functioning
GAG glycosaminoglycan
GAL galactosemia
gal. gallon
garg gargle
GAS general adaptation syndrome
GB Guillain-Barre; gallbladder
GBS Group B streptococcus; Guillain-Barre syndrome; gallbladder series
GC gonococcus or gonorrheal (gonorrhea coccii)
GCA giant cell arteritis
GCP good clinical practice
GCS Glasgow Coma Scale
GCT glucose challenge test
Gd Gadolinium (element)
GD gestational diabetes
GDM gestational diabetes mellitus
GDS geriatric depression scale
GE gastroenterology; gastroesophageal
Ge Germanium (element)
GEA/GETA general endotracheal anesthesia
gen general
GER gastroesophageal reflux
GERD gastroesophageal reflux disease
GERI geriatrics
gest gestational
GF grandfather; glomerular filtrate
GFM good fetal movement
GFR glomerular filtration rate
GG gamma globulin
GGT gamma-glutamyl transferase
GGTP gamma gluteryl transpeptidase
GH growth hormone
Gh glenohumeral
GHB gamma hydroxybutyrate
GHIH growth hormone-inhibiting hormone
GHJ glenohumeral joint
GHRF growth hormone-releasing factor
GHRH growth hormone-releasing hormone
GI gastrointestinal; glycemic index
GIF graphics interchange format
GIFT gamete intrafallopian transfer
GIRFT getting it right first time
GIT gastrointestinal tract
GITT glucose insulin tolerance test
gl gland
Gln glutamine
GLP good laboratory practice
glu glucose
Glu glutamic acid
glut max gluteus maximus
Gly glycine
GM grandmother; genetically modified
gm gram
GM&S General Medicine and Surgery
GM-CSF granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor
gm/dL grams per deciliter
GMC general medical council
GME graduate medical education
GMO genetically modified organism
gmo grandmother
GN gram negative; graduate nurse; glomerulonephritis
GNB gram-negative bacillus
GNC gram-negative cocci
GND gram-negative diplococci
GNID gram-negative intracellular diplococci
GnRF gonadotropin-releasing factor
GnRH gonadotropin-releasing hormone
GORD gastro-esophageal reflux disease
GOT glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase
govt government
GP general practitioner; glycoprotein; general precautions; gram-positive
GPC gram positive cocci
GPL IgG phospholipid unit
GPN Graduate Practical Nurse
GPT glutamic-pyruvic transaminase
GR grand rounds; glucocorticoid receptor
gr grain
grad by degrees; gradual
GRAS generally recognized as safe
GRASE generally recognized as safe and effective
grav pregnancy (gravida)
GRE gradient echo
grp group
GS gram stain; general surgery; gestational sac
GSR galvanic skin response
GSW gunshot wound
GT gastrostomy tube
gt drop (gutta)
GTH gonadotropic hormone
GTN gestational trophoblastic neoplasia; glyceryl trinitrate
gtt drops (guttae)
GTT glucose tolerance test
GU gastric ulcer; gonococcal urethritis; genitourinary
GUI graphical user interface
GUM genitourinary medicine
guttat. drop by drop
GVH graft-versus-host
GVHD graft-versus-host disease
GVL graft-versus-leukemia
Gy Gray (unit of ionizing radiation)
Gyn gynecolog(y/ist/ic)