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Veterinary template abbreviations

A list of the most common abbreviations, terms and acronyms you may find in our Kiroku Veterinary stock templates.

Some of these vary depending on the country of use, we’ve indicated these with an emoji.

Remember that templates are yours to adapt or customise, so you can edit any of these terms in your templates.


BAR - Bright, alert, and responsive

BIOP - Been in Owner's Possession

BCS - Body Condition Score

FORL - Feline Odontoclastic Resorptive Lesions

QAR - Quiet, Alert and Responsive

WBCs - White Blood Cells

WNL – Within Normal Limits

O - Owner


CRT - Capillary Refill Time

BOAS - Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome


FNA - Fine Needle Aspiration

POCUS - Point Of Care UltraSound

IVFT - Intravenous Fluid Therapy

BAL - Bronchoalveolar lavage