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Patrias K, author; Wendling D, editor. Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers [Internet]. 2nd edition. Bethesda (MD): National Library of Medicine (US); 2007-.

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Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers [Internet]. 2nd edition.

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Appendix C: Abbreviations for Commonly Used English Words in Bibliographic Description

Created: .

A
abridged = abr.
abstract = abstr.
academy = acad.
adaptation = adapt.
American = Amer.
and others = et al.
annotation = annot.
annual = annu.
association = assoc.
augmented = augm.
authorized = authoriz.

B
biannual = biannu.
bibliography = bibliogr.
bimonthly = bimonth.
biography = biogr.
brochure = broch.
bulletin = bull.

C
catalog = cat.
centimeter = cm.
chapter = chap.
commission = commiss.
company = co.
compiler = comp.
conference = conf.
column = col.
corporation = corp.

D
department = dept.
diagram = diagr.
dictionary = dict.
director = dir.
directory = dir.
dissertation = diss.
distribution = dist.
division = div.
Doctor = Dr.
document = doc.

E
edition = ed.
editor = ed.
encyclopedia = encycl.
English = Engl.
enlarged = enl.
European = Europ.
executive = exec.
explanation = expl.
extract = extr.
F
facsimile = facs.
faculty = fac.
figure = fig.
foundation = found.
frontispiece = front.

G
gazette = gaz.
government = gov.

H
handbook = handb.

I
illustration = ill.
illustrator = ill.
impression = impr.
inch = in.
inclusive = incl.
incomplete = incompl.
index = ind.
information = inform.
institute = inst.
international = intern.
introduction = introd.
invariable = invar.

L
laboratory = lab.
library = libr.
literature = lit.

M
manual = man.
manuscript = ms.
meeting = meet.
microfiche = mfiche.
microfilm = mf.
millimeter = mm.
miscellaneous = misc.
modified = mod.
monograph = monogr.
monthly = month.

N
national = nat.
new series = n.s.
newspaper = newsp.
notice = not.
number = no.

O
observation = observ.
original = orig.
P
pamphlet = pamph.
paperback = pbk.
part = pt.
periodical = period.
photography = phot.
picture = pict.
portrait = portr.
posthumous = posth.
preface = pref.
preliminary = prelim.
preparation = prep
preprint = prepr.
printed = print.
proceedings = proc.
professor = prof.
program = progr.
pseudonym = pseud.
publication = publ.
publisher = publ.

Q
quarterly = quart.

R
reference = ref.
reprint = repr.
reproduction = reprod.
responsible = resp.
revised = rev.

S
scientific = sci.
section = sect.
separate = sep.
series = ser.
session = sess.
society = soc.
special = spec.
successor = success.
summary = summ.
supplement = suppl.
symposium = symp.

T
table = tab.
translation = transl.
translator = transl.
transliteration = translit.

U
university = univ.

V
volume = vol.

Y
year = y.
yearbook = yb.
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