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OB/GYN
Acronym for "obstetrics and gynecology" and the health-care professionals who specialize in these areas. Spell out on first reference.

OHP

Acronym for "Our Highest Potential" a UofL and community partnership aimed at addressing issues that affect African-Americans. Always use the official name on first reference. On second reference in informal publications, OHP may be used if the meaning will be clear to readers. If you intend to use the acronym on second reference, let readers know this by setting it off in parentheses directly after the first official reference.

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OVEC

Acronym for the "Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative." Always use the official name on first reference. On second reference in informal publications, OVEC may be used if the meaning will be clear to readers. If you intend to use the acronym on second reference, let readers know this by setting it off in parentheses directly after the first official reference.

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