Published in Zoology
Sunday, 11 June 2017 15:24
The following list shows most commonly used symbols in biology and their meaning arranged in a alphabetical manner.
  • A is a biology symbol for Androecium

  • Adenine
  • ABA 
    Abscisic acid
  • ATP 
    Adenosine triphosphate
  • Aa 
    Heterozygous dominant
  • AAAA 
  • AABB 

  • Angstrom ( = 0.0001 of a micron)
  • ADP  is a biological symbol for Adenosine diphosphate
  • ADA 
    Adenosine deaminase
  • AIDS 
    Acquired immuno deficiency syndrome
  • AMP 
    Adenosine mono phosphate
  • 1 Atmosphere 
    76.00 cm of Hg=1.Olx 1O Pa.
  • ANS 
    Autonomic Nervous system
  • ACT 
    Acoustic test facility
  • ACTH 
    Adreno cortico trophic hormone
  • 5 Bro 
    5 Bromo uracil
  • Br 
    Bracteate flower.Bacteriophage
  • BOD 
    Biochemical oxygen demand

  • Corolla
  • 1 dyne 
  • CDP 
    Cytosine diphosphate
  • CTP 
    Cytosine triphosphate
  • CT 
    Calcitonin Hormone
  • Cyt 
  • Cp 
  • CMP 
    Cytosine monophosphate
  • CVA 
    Cerebrovascular accident
  • CoA 
    Coenzyme A

  • Cystosine
  • COD 
    Chemical Oxygen demand
  • CIFRI 
    Central inland fisheries research institute
  • DNP 
    Deoxyribo nucleoproteins.
  • DPD 
    Diffusion pressure deficit
  • DPT 
    Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus Vaccine
  • DNA 
    Deoxyribose nucleic acid
  • DPN 
    Diphosphopyridine nucleotide
  • EPR 
    Electro paramagnetic resonance
  • ECG 
    Electro cardiograph
  • EEG 
    Electro encephalograph
  • Ebr 
  • EMP 
    Embden. Meyerhof Parnas pathway
  • ELISA 
    Enzyme linked Immuno Sorbant
  • Epi Presence of epicalyx
  • ETS 
    Energy transfer system
  • ER 
    Endoplasmic reticulum
  • EM 
    Electron microscope
  • FSH 
    Follicle stimulating hormone
  • FAD 
    Flavin adenine dinucleotide
  • FMN 
    Flavin mono nucleotide
  • F2 -Second filial generation.
  • FADH2 
    Flavin idenine dinucleotide (reduced)
  • F1 -First Filial generation.
  • GMP 
    Guanosine monophosphate
  • GMF 
    Genetically Modified Foad
  • GMO 
    Genetically modified Organisms
  • GA 
    Gibberellic acid

  • Guanine
  • GH 
    Growth hormone
  • GTH 
    Gonadotrophic hormone
  • HCLV-.III 
    Human cell leukaemia virus III
  • HIV 
    Human immuno deficiency virus
  • ICSH 
    Interstitial cells stimulating hormone
  • IAA 
    Indole—3— acetic acid
  • ICRAF 
    International council for research in Agroforest
  • 1 Newton 
    1 x 1O dynes
  • LH 
    Luteinising hormone
  • mRNA 
    Messenger Ribose Nucleic acid
  • 1 microgram 
    106 gm
  • 1 microlitre (ml) 
    106 litre
  • 1 Micrometre (mm) 
  • MET 
  • MSH 
    Melanocyte stimulating hormone
  • NMRI 
    Nuclear magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • NAD 
    Nicotinamide adeninedinucleotide
  • NADH2 
    Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (reduced)
  • NAA 
    Naphthalene acetic acid.

  • Nanometre
  • oc 
    Oral Contraceptive
  • oPv 
    Oral Police Vaccine
  • PEPA 
    Phosphoenol pyruvic acid
  • Pstd 
  • PSI’ 
    Pigment system II
  • PAN 
    Peroxyacyl nitrate
  • PEM 
    Protein energy malnutrition
  • PPi 
    Inorganic Pyrophosphate

  • Perianth
  • PGA 
    Phosphoglyceric acid
  • PKU 
  • PS-I 
    Pigment system
  • PIH 
    Protein inhibiting hormone
  • PPLO 
    Pleuro pneumonia-like organisms
  • RH 
    Releasing hormone
  • RG 
    Regulator gene
  • RPF 
    Rehal Plasma flow
  • RUBP (RUDP) 
    Ribulose biophosphate

Useful Sites

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  • LTO

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  • ASCP

    American Society for Clinical Pathology
  • ASM

    American Society for Microbiology
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