Infertility Abbreviations

Abbreviation Definition
AH Assisted Hatching
ART Assisted Reproductive Technology
BBT Basal Body Temperature
BCP Birth Control Pills
BMI Body Mass Index
CCCT Clomiphene Citrate Challenge Test
CD Cycle Day
CF Cystic Fibrosis
CM Cervical Mucus
CMV Cytomegalovirus
D&C Dilatation & Curettage
DES Diethylstilbestrol (a synthetic estrogen)
DI Donor Insemination
DOR Diminished Ovary Syndrome
DPO Days Post-ovulation
DPT Days Post-transfer
Dx Diagnosis
E2 Estradiol
ET Embryo Transfer
FAQ Frequently Asked Questions
FET Frozen Embryo Transfer
GIFT Gamete Intrafallopian Tube Transfer
HA Hypothalamic Amenorrhea
HPT Home Pregnancy Test
HSG Hysterosalpingogram
ICSI Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection
IUI Intrauterine Insemination
IVF In Vitro Fertilization
LPD Luteal Phase Defect
M/C Miscarriage
M/S Morning Sickness
OHSS Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome
OPK Ovulation Predictor Kit
P4 Progesterone
PCT Post-coital Test
PCO Polycystic Ovaries
PCOS Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
PID Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
PG Pregnant
PGD Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis
PGS Preimplantation Genetic Screening
PMS Pre-Menstrual Syndrome
RE Reproductive Endocrinologist
Rx Prescription
SA Semen Analysis
SIS Saline Infusion Sonogram
SO Significant Other
STD Sexually Transmitted Disease
TTC Trying to Conceive
Tx Treatment
U/S Ultrasound
UPT Urine Pregnancy Test
UTI Urinary Tract Infection