Browse Medical Abbreviations

V Vanadium (element); vaginal; volt; volume
v vein; vision
V fib ventricular fibrillation
V tach ventricular tachycardia
V-Fib ventricular fibrillation
V/Q ventilation/perfusion
V/S vital signs
v/v volume per volume
VA visual acuity
VA/Q ventilation/perfusion
VAC vacuum-assisted closure
VAD vascular access device
VAERS Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System
vag vagina; vaginal
VAIN vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia
val valve
Val valine
var variation, variety
VAS vibroacoustic stimulator; visual analog scale
vasc vascular
VB vaginal bleeding
VBAC vaginal birth after cesarean
VBG vertical banded gastroplasty; venous blood gas
VBW vertical bitewings
VC vital capacity; verbal cues; vocal cords; vascular catheter
VCD vacuum constriction device; vocal cord dysfunction
VCF vaginal contraceptive film
VCG vectorcardiogram
VCUG voiding cystourethrogram
VD venereal disease
vd void(ed)
VDRL venereal disease research laboratory
VE vaccine efficacy; vaginal exam
VEB ventricular ectopic beat
VEGF vascular endothelial growth factor
vent ventilate
VEP visually evoked potential
VER visual evoked response
VF visual field; ventricular fibrillation
VFM value for money
VG ventral gluteal
VH vitreous hemorrhage; viral hepatitis; visual hallucinations
VHDL very high density lipoprotein
VHF very high frequency; viral hemorrhagic fever
via by way of
VIG vaccinia immune globulin
VIN vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia
VIP voluntary interruption of pregnancy; vasoactive intestinal peptide
vis vision
VIS vaccination instruction sheet; vaccine information sheet
vit vitamin
VKA vitamin K antagonist
VL vastis lateralis; viral load
VLBW very low birth weight
VLCAD very long-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency
VLDL very low density lipoprotein
VLRA verbal lead risk assessment
VMA vanillyl-madelic acid
VMD Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
VO verbal order
VOD veno-occlusive disease
vol volume
vol % volume percent
VOR vestibular ocular reflex
VORB verbal order read back
VP variegate porphyria; venipuncture; venous pressure
VP Shunt ventricular peritoneal shunt
VP-16 etoposide
VPC ventricular premature contraction
VRA visual reinforcement audiometry
VRE vancomycin-resistant enterococci
VRSA vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
VS vestibular schwannoma; vital signs; vesicular sound; volumetric solution
vs. versus
VSD ventricular septal defect
Vsl vessel
VSS vital signs stable
VT ventricular tachycardia; tidal volume
VTE venous thromboembolism
vtx vertex
vv veins
VV varicose veins
VVC vulvovaginal candidiasis
VVI ventricular inhibited mode of pacing
vWD von Willebrand disease
VZIG varicella zoster immune globulin
VZV varicella zoster virus