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S & sx, signs and symptoms

S&S, signs and symptoms.

s(with line over it), without.

S, serine.

s, sine, without.

S, specialist (physician).

S/L, sublingual.

S/M, sudomasochism.

S/P, status post

S/S, signs and symptoms (also SAS).

S3, (cardiac) third sound.

SA, sinoatrial node.

SA, surface area (see BSA).

SAE, serious adverse event.

SAFHS, sonic accelerated fracture healing system.

SAH, subarachnoid hemorrhage.

SAL, saline.

SAM, sulfur-adenosylmethionine.

SaO2, systemic arterial oxygen saturation (%).

SAR, specific absorption rate (MRI).

SAR, suspected adverse reaction.

SARSS, suspected adverse reaction surveillance scheme.

SAS, signs and symptoms (also S/S).

SAS, statistical analysis system.

SASOC, the Social Acceptability Scale of Occlusal Conditions.

SAT, South African territories.

SATO, Sociedad Andaluza de Traumatologia y Ortopedia (Andalusian Society of Traumatology & Orthopaedics).

Sau3A, restriction enzyme from Staphylococcus aureus 3A.

SB, sudan black.

SBB, sudan black B.

SBCP, Sociedade Brasileira de Cirurgia Plastica (Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery).

SBE, shortness of breath on exertion.

SBE, subacute bacterial endocarditis.

SBFT, small bowel follow through series.

SBM, soybean meal.

SBO, side branch occlusion (in coronary artery stenting).

SBO, skull base osteomyelitis.

SBO, small bowel obstruction.

SBO, soyabean oil.

SBOT, Sociedade Brasileira de Ortopedia e Traumatologia (Brazilian Association of Orthopaedics and Traumatology).

SBP, systemic/ systolic blood pressure.

SC, s.c., subcutaneous.

SC, scaphocapitate.

SC, stratum corneum.

SC, subcutaneous.

SCAI, The Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions.

SCAN, suspected child abuse or neglect.

SCC, squamous cell carcinoma.

SCC, standard clinical criteria.

SCCOT, Colombian Society for Orthopaedics and Traumatology.

SCD, sequential compression device.

SCD, sickle cell disease.

SCD, spinocerebellar degenerations.

SCD, sudden cardiac death.

SCDs, scalp current densities.

SCDS, Seychelles Child Development Study.

SCDS, Sheffield child development study.

SCDs, sickle cell diseases.

SCDs, steroid contraceptive drugs.

SCDS, sudden cardiac death syndrome.

SCE, sister-chromatid exchange.

SCF, stem cell factor.

SCFE, slipped capital femoral epiphysis (case report).

SCHIP, State Children's Health Insurance Program.

SCI, spinal cord injury.

SCICU, spinal cord intensive care unit.

SCID, severe combined immunodeficiency disease.

SCIWORA, spinal cord injury without radiologic abnormality (Wheeless Textbook: Fractures).

SCJ, squamocolumnar junction.

SCLC, Small cell lung cancer

SCOI, Southern California Orthopaedic Institute.

SCS, spinal chord stimulation.

SCS, Spinal Cord Society.

SCTN, Scottish Cancer Therapy Network

SD, shoulder disarticulation.

SD, signal detection.

SD, stable disease.

SD, standard deviation.

SDAT, senile dementia of Alzheimer's type.

SDH, sorbitol deshydrogenase.

S-DSA, stepping digital subtraction angiography.

SDU, source delivery unit.

SDU, standard deviation units.

SDV, Source Data Verification

SE, spin echo (MRI).

SE, staphylococcal enterotoxins.

SEB, staphylococcal enterotoxin B.

sec, second.

SEC, spontaneous echo contrast.

SECOT, Sociedad Espanola de Chirurgia Ortopedica y Traumatologia (only Spanish).

sed rate, sedimentation rate.

segs, polymorphonuclear neutrophil

SEHCS, silicones environmental health and safety concil.

SEM, scanning electron microscopy.

SEM, standard error of the mean.

Ser, serine.

SES, sick euthyroid syndrome.

SES, socioeconomic status.

SETTLE, spindle epithelial tumor with thymus-like differentiation.

SF, swine fever.

SFA, French Society of Arthroscopy score.

SFA, saturated fatty acids.

SFA, screen-film angiography.

SFA, spike frequency adaptation.

SFA, spindle frequency activity.

SFA, standing foot angle.

SFA, superficial femoral artery.

SFOP, French Paediatric Oncology Society.

SG, specific gravity.

SGA, small-for-gestational age.

SGC, salivary gland carcinoma.

SGDM, Study Group on Data Management.

sGMM, synthetic glucose monomycolate.

SGO, Society of Gynecologic Oncologists.

SGOT, serum glutamic-oxalacetic transaminase (see AST).

SG-P, silica glass powder.

SGPT, Serum glutamic-pyruvic transaminase (see ALT).

SH, social history, serum hepatitis.

SH, Society for Hematopathology.

SHAFT, Sad, Hostile, Anxious, Frustrating, Tenacious Syndrome.

SHBG, sex hormone binding globulin.

SHG, sonohysterography.

SHO, Senior House Officer.

SHR, spontaneously hypertensive rats.

SI, International System of Units.

SI, serum iron.

SI, shock index.

SI, Steel (mouse).

SI, syncytium-inducing viral phenotype.

SIADH, syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion.

SICOT, International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (AAOS Specialty Societies: SICOT US Chapter).

SICU, surgical intensive care unit.

SIDS, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS Network).

sig, instructions or directions.

SIg, surface immunoglobulins.

SIL, squamous intraepithelial lesions.

SIM, Society of the Internet in Medicine.

SIMA, small intestinal mucinous antigen.

SIOP, International Society of Paediatric Oncology.

SIOT, Societa Italiana di Ortopedia e Traumatologia (Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology).

SIR, standardized incidence ratio.

SIROT, Societee Internationale de Recherche Orthopeique et Traumatologie.

SIRP, signal-regulatory proteins.

SIRS, systemic inflammatory response syndrome.

SIS, small intestinal submucosa (hernia repair).

SITOP, Societa Italiana di Ortopedia e Traumatologia Pediatrica (Italian Society of Paediatric Orthopaedics and Traumatology).

S-K, Sauve Kapandji (procedure).

SK, streptokinase.

sk, trx skeletal traction.

SKSD, SK-SD streptokinase-streptodomase.

sl, in a broad sense (Lat.sensu lato).

SL, sarcolemma.

SL, scapholunate.

SL, sclerosing leukoencephalopathy.

SL, secondary leukemia.

SL, segment length.

SL, sensation level.

SL, sensory latency.

SL, septal leaflet.

SL, short-leg (brace).

SL, Sibley-Lehninger (unit).

SL, signal level.

SL, Sinding Larsen (syndrome).

SL, Sjogren-Larsson (syndrome).

SL, slit lamp.

SL, small lymphocyte.

SL, sodium lactate.

SL, solidified liquid.

SL, sound level.

SL, Stein-Leventhal (syndrome).

sl, stemline.

SL, streptolysin.

sl, sublingual.

SL, sublingual.

SL, systolic wave, latent.

SL1, segment length, inferior.

SL5, segment length, septal.

SLA, left sacroanterior (fetal position) (Lat.sacrolaeva anterior).

SLA, segment length, anterior.

SLA, single-cell liquid cytotoxic assay.

SLA, slide latex agglutination.

SLA, soluble liver antigen.

SLA, superficial linear array.

SLA, surfactant-like activity.

SLAC, scapholunate advanced collapse (wrist).

SLAM, scanning laser acoustic microscope.

SLAM, systemic lupus erythematosus activity measure.

SLAP, serum leucine aniinopeptidase.

SLAP, superior labrum anterior posterior (lesion).

SLAT, simultaneous laryngoscopy and abdominal thrusts.

SLB, short-leg brace.

SLC, secondary lymphoid organ chemokine.

SLC, short leg cast.

SLCC, short-leg cylinder cast.

SLD, SLDH serum lactate dehydrogenase.

SLD, sublethal damage.

SLDR, sublethal damage repair.

SLE, slit lamp examination.

SLE, St.Louis encephalitis.

SLE, systemic lupus erythematosus.

SLEA, sheep erythrocyte antibody.

SLEDAI, systemic lupus erythematosus disease activity index.

SLEP, short latent evoked potential.

SLEV, St.Louis encephalitis virus.

SLG, synthetic latex gloves.

SLHR, sex-linked hypophospbatemic rickets.

SLI, selective lymphoid irradiation.

SLI, somatostatin-like immunoreactivity.

SLI, splenic localization index.

SLIC, scanning liquid ionization chamber.

SLIDRC, Student Loan Interest Deduction Restoration Coalition.

SLIL, scapholunate interosseous ligament.

SLIM, synovial-like interface membrane.

SLIP, serial line interface protocol.

SLIR, somatostatjn-like iminunoreactivity.

SLK, superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis.

SLKC, superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis.

SLL, segment length, lateral.

SLL, small lymphocytic lymphoma.

SLM, sound level meter.

SLMC, spontaneous lymphocyte-mediated cytotoxicity.

SLN, sublentiform nucleus.

SLN, superior laryngeal nerve.

SLNWBC, short-leg non-weight bearing cast.

SLNWC, short-leg nonwalking cast.

SLO, Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome.

SLO, streptolysin O.

SLOS, Smith-Lenili-Opitz syndrome.

SLP, left sacroposterior (fetal position) (Lat.sacrolaeva posterior).

SLP, segmental limb systolic pressure.

SLP, sex-limited protein.

SLP, short luteal phase.

SLP, subluxation of the patella.

SLPI, secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor.

SLPP, serum lipophosphoprotein.

SLR, Shwartzman local reaction.

SLR, single lens reflex.

SLR, straight leg raising.

SLRT, straight leg raising test.

SLS, segment long-spacing.

SLS, short-leg splint.

SLS, single limb support.

SLS, Sjogren-Larsson syndrome.

SLS, stagnant loop syndrome.

SLS, Stein-Leventhal syndrome.

SLT, left sacrotransverse (fetal position) (Lat.sacrolaeva transversa).

SLT, single lung transplantation.

SLT, smokeless tobacco.

SLT, solid logic technology.

SLUD, salivation, lacrimation, urination, defecation.

SLUDGE, salivation, lacrimation, urination, defecation, gastrointestinal upset, emesis.

SLWC, short-leg walking cast.

sm, an small animal.

SM, Master of Science.

SM, sadomasochism.

Sm, samarium.

SM, self-monitoring.

Sm, Serratia marcescens.

SM, silicon microphysiometer.

SM, simple mastectomy.

SM, skim milk.

sm, smear.

Sm, Smith (antigen).

SM, smooth muscle.

SM, somatomedin (insulin-like growth factors).

SM, space medicine.

SM, sphingomyelin.

SM, splenic macrophage.

SM, sports medicine.

SM, streptomycin.

SM, StrUmpell-Marie (syndrome).

SM, submandibular.

SM, submaxillary.

SM, submucous.

sM, suckling mouse.

SM, suckling mouse.

SM, sucrose medium.

SM, suction method.

SM, superior mesenteric.

SM, surgical microscope.

SM, surrogate mother.

SM, sustained medication.

SM, symptoms.

SM, synaptic membrane.

SM, synovial membrane.

SM, systolic motion.

SM, systolic murmur.

sm., small.

SMA, sequential multiple analysis or analyzer; sequential multichannel autoanalyzer: simultaneous multichannel autoanalyzer.

SMA, smooth muscle antibody.

SMA, Society for Medical Anthropology.

SMA, somatomedin A.

SM-A, somatomedin A.

SMA, spinal muscular atrophy.

SMA, spontaneous motor activity.

SMA, Sport Medicine Australia.

SMA, standard method agar.

SMA, superior mesenteric artery.

SMA, supplementary motor area.

SMA-6, Sequential Multiple Analysis in-six different serum tests.

SMABF, superior mesenteric artery blood flow.

SMAC, Sequential Multiple Analyzer Computer.

SMAC, soluble membrane attack complex.

SMAC, sorbitol MacConkey agar.

SMAC, superior mesenteric arterial conductance.

SMaC, Surrogate Marker Cost-Efficacy.

SMAE, superior mesenteric artery embolism.

SMAF, smooth muscle activating factor.

SMAF, specific macrophage arming factor.

SMAG, Special Medical Advisory Group.

SM-AHNMD, systemic mastocytosis with associated clonal hematopoietic non-mast cell lineage disorder.

SMAL, serum methyl alcohol level.

SMAO, superior mesenteric artery occlusion.

SMART, simultaneous multiple angle reconstruction technique.

SMAS, submuscular aponeurotic system.

SMAS, superficial musculo-aponeurotic system.

SMAS, superior mesenteric artery syndrome.

SMAST, Short Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test.

SMB, selected mucosal biopsy.

SMB, standard mineral base.

sMb, suckling mouse brain.

SMBFT, small bowel follow-through.

SMBG, self-monitored blood glucose.

SMC, Scientific Manpower Commission.

SM-C, Sm-C somatomedin C.

SMC, smooth muscle cell.

SMC, somatomedin C.

SM-C, somatomedin C.

SMC, succinylmonocholine.

SM-C/IGF, somatomedin C/insulin-like growth factor.

SMCA, smooth muscle contracting agent.

SMCA, suckling mouse cataract agent.

SMCD, senile macular choroidal degeneration.

SMCD, systemic mast cell disease.

SMCD, systemic meningococcal disease.

SMCR, Smith-Magenis chromosome region.

SMD, senile macular degeneration.

SMD, spondylometaphyseal dysplasia.

SMD, submanubrial dullness.

SMDA, Safe Medical Devices Act (of 1990).

SMDA, starch methylenedianiline.

SMDC, sodium-N-methyl dithiocarbamate.

SMDC, standards for medical device communication.

SMDM, Society for Medical Decision Making.

SMDS, secondary myelodysplastic syndrome.

SME, severe myoclonic epilepsy.

SMED, spondylometaphyseal dysplasia.

SMF, secondary myelofibrosis.

S-Mgb, serum myoglobin.

SMO, Sociedad Mexicana de Ortopedia (only Spanish).

SMP, sympathetic maintained pain.

SMR, sexual maturity ratings.

SMR, submucous resection.

SMS, solitary myofibroma(tosis) of the skin.

SMTP, Stachybotrys microspora triprenyl phenol.

SMX, sulfamethoxazole.

SN, séroneutralization.

SNARF-1, carboxy-seminaphthorhodafluor.

SNLG, Scottish and Newcastle Lymphoma Group.

SNP, sodium nitroprusside.

SO, standing order OR significant other.

SO, superior oblique.

SOA, Southern Orthopaedic Association.

SOAP, symptoms, objective, assessment, and plan.

SOB, shortness of breath.

SOBCOT, Societee Belge de Chirurgie Orthop?ique et de Traumatologie (Belgian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology).

SOCITRAS, Societa Italiana di Traumatologia della Strada (Italian Society of Road Traumatology).

SOFCOT, French Society of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery.

SOFIGO, The International Association of Supporters of FIGO.

sol, solution.

SOMOS, Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).

SOP, standard operating protocol.

sos, if necessary.

SOTOCAV, Sociedad de Ortopedia y Traumatologia de la Comunidad Autonoma Valenciana (only Spanish).

SOTRS, Sociedade de Ortopedia e Traumatologia do Rio Grande do Sul (only Portuguese).

sp. gr., specific gravity.

SP-1, pregnancy-specific beta-1-glycoprotein.

SPC, septal perforator compression.

SPC, soybean phosphatidylcholine.

SPC, sphingosylphosphorylcholine.

SPC, spleen cells.

SPC, spontaneous phasic contractions.

SPC, Summary of Product Characteristics.

SPC, systemic to pulmonary collaterals.

SPD, phase difference" method.

spec, specimen.

SPECT, single photon emission computed tomography.

SPF , S-phase fraction.

SPF, sun protection factor.

S-phase, proliferative index % of tumor cells actively dividing at a given time,

SPIO, superparamagnetic iron oxide MRI enhancement.

S-PMI, subendocardial perioperative myocardial injury.

SPOHNC, Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer.

SQ, sq, subq., subcutaneous.

sq., squamous.

SR, sedimentation rate.

SR, Show Racer pigeons.

SRIF, somatotropin release-inhibiting factor (somatostatin).

SRS, Scoliosis Research Society (also: AAOS Specialty Societies).

ss, one half.

SS, Salmonella-Shigella agar.

SS, systemic sclerosis.

ss. gl., without glasses (or corrective lenses)

SSA, Social Security Administration (US).

SSC, side scatter (flow cytometry term).

SSCP, substernal chest pain.

SSD, sexual size dimorphism.

SSD, shaded-surface display.

SSD, single saturating dose.

SSD, single-strand damage (DNA).

SSD, Social Security disability.

SSD, source-skin distance.

SSD, source-surface distance.

SSD, speech-sound discrimination.

SSD, succinate semialdehyde dehydrogenase.

SSD, sum of square deviations.

SSD, syndrome ofsudden death.

SSE, soap suds enema.

SSE, Spine Society Of Europe.

SSEP, somatosensory evoked potentials.

SSER, somatosensory evoked response.

SSKI, saturated solution of potassium iodine.

SSM, Southern Sports Medicine (& Orthopaedic Center).

SSM, Superficial Spreading Melanoma.

SSR, sympathetic skin response.

SSRI, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor.

SSS, sick sinus syndrome.

SSSS, staphylococcal scalded-skin syndrome.

SstII, restriction enzyme from Streptomyces stanford.

ST, esotropia.

ST, scaphotrapezial.

ST, sulfotransferases.

ST, syncytiotrophoblast.

st., stage of disease.

Staph, Staphylococcus.

STAT, immediately.

STAT, signal transducers and activators of transcription.

STD, sexually transmitted disease.

STD, skin test dose.

STD, standart.

STH, somatotropin.

STI, systolic time intervals.

STIs, soft tissue infections.

STLN, soft tissue lateral neck.

STR, single twitch response (EMG).

STR, slow-twitch red (skeletal muscle).

Strep, Streptococcus.

STRPC, short TRPC.

STS, serological test for syphilis.

STS, single twitch stimulation (EMG).

STS, Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

STSG, split thickness skin graft.

STT, scapho-trapezo-trapezoidal.

STZ, streptozotocin.

subcu., SC, , subcutaneous.

Subq, (sub cutis) subcutaneous.

SUDAAN, software for statistical analysis of correlated data.

SUDS, single-use diagnostic system.

SUFE (radiograph), slip of the upper femoral epiphysis.

supp, suppository.

suppos, suppository.

surg, surgical.

SUs, substance users.

susp, suspension.

SUVs, unilamellar vesicles.

Sv, sievert.

SV, simian virus.

SV, stroke volume.

SV40, simian vacuolating virus no. 40.

SVA, sequential ventriculo-atrial pacing.

SVA, shell vial assay.

SVA, sinus of Valsalva aneurysms.

SVA, supraventricular arrhythmia.

SVA-IFA, shell vial assay-indirect immunofluorescent assay.

SVC, superior vena cava.

SVD, Swine Vesicular Disease.

SVE, of soil vapor extraction.

SVE, saline volume expansion.

SVE, seminal vesicle epithelium.

SVE, Sendai virus envelopes.

SVE, serum vitamin E.

SVE, significant villous edema.

SVE, small volume expansion.

SVE, sports vision evaluations.

SVE, Stressful Vital Events.

SVe, stroke volume echocardiography.

SVE, subcortical vascular encephalopathy.

SVE, supraventricular ectopy.

SVE, supraventricular extrasystole.

SVE, surveillance examinations.

SVE, sustained volume expansion.

SVG, saphenous vein graft.

SVI, stroke volume index.

SvO2, mixed venous hemoglobin saturation.

SVR, systemic vascular resistance.

SVT, supra ventricular tachycardia

SW, software.

SWA, slow-wave activity.

SWI, surgical wound infection.

SWOG, Southwest Oncology Group.

SWPS, Social Welfare Policy & Services.

SWT, systolic wall thickening.

Sx, signs and symptoms.

SX, sulfisoxazole.

Sx, symptom/s.

Sz, seizure.

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