An abbreviation that may be voiced to an attending (US) or consultant (UK) which may in fact mean that the requested procedure or test was “not actually done” by the house officer (US) houseman (UK).
Synonym No abnormality discovered
No acute distress, see there
A chemical which interacts with SIR2 to remove acetyl groups which loosen coiled DNA, making it susceptible to molecular degradation.
Synonym Silencing information regulator
Reference USN&WR 25/12/00, p64
A coenzyme derived from niacin which is critical in transporting electrons from the Krebs cycle to the electron-transport chain within mitochondria
Long form Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide
Short form for gonad(s)