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The field of Veterinary Medicine is highly specialized. In order to navigate the literature and efficiently diagnose and treat patients, veterinarians must recognize abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols pertinent to the discipline.
This list focuses on abbreviations and acronyms commonly used in veterinary practices and supplements the standard and widely available reference sources such as Gale's Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary. It is provided by the Illinois Veterinary Medicine Library.