Browse Medical Abbreviations

W tungsten [element]; white
w with; watt
w/ with
W/C wheelchair
W/D withdrawal
w/n well nourished
w/o without
w/u work up
w/v. weight in volume
WA while awake
WAIS Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale
WAP written action plan; wandering atrial pacer
WB weight bearing; western blot; whole blood
WBAT weight bearing as tolerated
WBC white blood cell (count)
WCC white cell count
WCT wide complex tachycardia
WD well developed
WD/WN well developed, well nourished
WDWN well-developed, well-nourished
Wed Wednesday
WEE western equine encephalomyelitis
WES whole exome sequencing
WF white female
WFL within functional limits
WG Wegener's granulomatosis
WGL within good limits
WGS whole genome sequencing
WH well-hydrated
wh white
WHO World Health Organization
WIB western immunoblot
WIC women, infants, children
wk week
wks weeks
WKS Wernicke Korsakoff syndrome
wm white male
WN well nourished
WNL within normal limits
WNV West Nile Virus
WNWD well-nourished, well-developed
WO wide open
WOB work of breathing
WOC wound, ostomy, and continence nurse
WPD warm, pink, dry (skin signs)
WPW Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
WS Williams syndrome; work simplification; Werner Syndrome
WT wild-type
wt. weight
WWS Walker-Warburg syndrome