Browse Medical Abbreviations

G
G gauge; gravida
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
g=g grips equal and good
Ga Gallium (element)
GA gestational age; granuloma annulare
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
GB Guillain-Barre; gallbladder
GBS Group B streptococcus; Guillain-Barre syndrome
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)
GDM gestational diabetes mellitus
GDS geriatric depression scale
Ge Germanium (element)
GE gastroesophageal; gastroenterology
GEA/GETA general endotracheal anesthesia
gen general
GER gastroesophageal reflux
GERD gastroesophageal reflux disease
GERI geriatrics
gest gestational
GF glomerular filtrate; grandfather
GFM good fetal movement
GFR glomerular filtration rate
GG gamma globulin
GGT gamma-glutamyl transferase
GGTP gamma gluteryl transpeptidase
Gh glenohumeral
GH growth hormone
GHB gamma hydroxybutyrate
GHIH growth hormone-inhibiting hormone
GI glycemic index; gastrointestinal
GIF graphics interchange format
GIRFT getting it right first time
GITT glucose insulin tolerance test
gl gland
GLP good laboratory practice
glu glucose
glut max gluteus maximus
GM grandmother; genetically modified
gm gram
GM-CSF granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor
gm/dL grams per deciliter
GMC general medical council
GME graduate medical education
gmo grandmother
GMO genetically modified organism
GN glomerulonephritis; graduate nurse; gram negative
GNB gram negative bacillus
GNC gram negative cocci
GND gram negative diplococci
GNID gram negative intracellular diplococci
GnRH gonadotropin-releasing hormone
GOT glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase
govt government
GP gram-positive; glycoprotein; general precautions; general practitioner
GPC gram positive cocci
GPL IgG phospholipid unit
GPN Graduate Practical Nurse
GPT glutamic-pyruvic transaminase
gr grain
GR grand rounds
grad gradual; by degrees
GRAS generally recognized as safe
GRASE generally recognized as safe and effective
grp group
GS gram stain
GSW gunshot wound
GT gastrostomy tube
gt drop (gutta)
GTN gestational trophoblastic neoplasia
gtt drops (guttae)
GTT glucose tolerance test
GU genitourinary; gonococcal urethritis
GUI graphical user interface
guttat. drop by drop
GVHD graft-versus-host disease
GVL graft-versus-leukemia
Gy Gray (unit of ionizing radiation)
Gyn gynecolog(y/ist/ic)