Common Medical Abbreviations A A.A.R.O.M. Active assistive range of motion A.B.G. Arterial blood gas a.c. before meals A/C Assist Control add Adduction ADA Diet American Diabetes Association Diet A.D.L. activities of daily living A.Fib. arterial fibrillation AKA Above Knee Amputation or above the knee amputation ALS amyotrophic lateral sclerosisWhat is the medical abbreviation meaning before meals?
a.c.: Abbreviation on a prescription meaning before meals; from the Latin “ante cibum”, before meals. This is one of a number of abbreviations of Latin terms that have traditionally been used in writing prescriptions.