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Ab (æb)
 
n
a variant of Av

AB
 
abbreviation for
1.  Also: a.b. able-bodied seaman
2.  (in the US) Bachelor of Arts
3.  (esp in postal addresses) Alberta (Canada)
 
symbol for
4.  a human blood type of the ABO group, containing both the A antigen and the B antigen

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Word Origin & History

ab-
prefix, from L. ab-, ab "off, away from," from PIE base *apo- (see apo-).
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Medical Dictionary

Ab abbr.
antibody

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
ab
Abkhazian
Ab
antibody
AB
  1. able-bodied [seaman]

  2. about (shortwave transmission)

  3. airbase

  4. airman basic

  5. Alberta

  6. Latin Artium Baccalaureus (Bachelor of Arts)

  7. at bats (baseball)

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