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Infertility Acronyms Part Two

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 MAI  Miscarriage after Infertility
 MC, m/c, misc.  Miscarriage
 MENTS  Subject Matter May Be Difficult to Read
 MESA  Microsurgical Epidiymal Sperm Aspiration
 MF  Male Factor


 Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccine
 MRI  Magnetic Resonance Imaging
 NK  Natural Killer Cells
 NORIF  Non-stimulated Oocyte Retrieval In (office) Fertilization
 NP  Nurse Practitioner
 NSA  Non-Surgical Sperm Aspiration
 O, OV  Ovulation
 OB  Obstetrician
 OB/GYN  Obstetrician/Gynecologist
 OC  Oral Contraceptives
 OD  Ovum Donor, Ovulatory Dysfunction
 OHSS  Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome
 OPK  Ovulation Predictor Kit
 OPT  Ovulation Predictor Test
 OTC  Over the Counter
 P4. Prog  Progesterone
 PA  Physician's Assistant
 PAI-1  Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1
 PAF, PANFERT  Pregnancy After Infertility
 PCO  Polycistic Ovaries
 PCOD  Polycistic Ovarian Disease
 PCOS  Polycistic Ovarian Syndrome
 PCP  Primary Care Physician
 PCT  Post Coital Test
 PESA  Percutaneous Epididymal Sperm Aspiration
 PG  Pregnant
 PGD  Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis
 PI  Primary Infertility
 PID  Pelvic Inflamatory Disease
 PIO  Progesterone In Oil
 PLI  Paternal Leukocyte Immunization
 PMS  Pre-menstrual Syndrome
 PMN  Perinatal Mortality
 POAS  Pee On A Stick
 POC  Products of Conception
 POF  Premature Ovarian Failure
 PROM  Premature Rupture of Membranes
 PTSD  Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
 PZD  Partial Zona Dissection
 RE  Reproductive Endocrinologist
 R-hFSH  Recombinant Human Follicle Stimulating Hormone
 RI  Reproductive Immunologist
 RIP  Reproductive Immunophynotype
 ROS  Reactive Oxygen Species
 RPL  Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
 RSM  Recurrent Spontaneous Abortion
 RX  Prescription
 SA  Semen Analysis
 SART  Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology
 s/b, S/B  Stillbirth
 SCORIF  Stimulated Cycle Oocyte Retrieval
 SHG, SonoHSG  Sonohysterogram
 SI  Secondary Infertility
 SLE  Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
 SPA  Sperm Penetration Assay
 SPALS  Subsequent Pregnancy After a Loss Support
 S/S  Signs/Symptoms
 STD  Sexually Transmitted Disease
 SubQ  Subcutaneous Injection
 SUZI  Sub-zonal Insertion
 T1  Type 1 Diabetic - Juvenile Diabetes
 T2  Type 2 Diabetic - Insulin Resistant, Adult Onset
 T4  Thyroxine
 TEBG  Testosterone-Estradiol Binding Globulin
 TDI  Therapeutic Donor Insemination
 TESA  Testicular Sperm Aspiration
 TDI  Therapeutic Sperm Extraction
 TET  Tubal Embryo Transfer
 TL  Tubal Ligation
 TORCH  Toxoplasmosis, Other, Rubella, Cytomegalovirus & Herpes Test
 TR  Tubal Reversal


 Thyroid Releasing Hormone
 TSH  Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
 TTC  Trying To Conceive
 TTCAR  Trying to Conceive After Reversal
 TX  Treatment
 TZD  Thiazolidinediones
UR  Urologist
 US  Ultrasound
 UTI  Urinary Tract Infection
 V  Vasectomy
 VR  Vasectomy Reversal
 WBC  White Blood Count
 WHR  Waist to Hip Ratio
 WNL  Within Normal Limits
 ZIFT  Zygote Intra-fallopian Transfer

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