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SSI (countable and uncountable, plural SSIs)

  1. (computing) Initialism of Server Side Include.
  2. (US) Initialism of Supplemental Security Income.
  3. (electronics) Initialism of Small Scale Integration.
  4. (military, US) Initialism of shoulder sleeve insignia.
  5. (finance) Initialism of standard settlement instruction.
  6. (medicine) Initialism of surgical site infection.
    • 2011, Darrell A. Campbell, “Patient Safety”, in Michael W. Mulholland; Gerard M. Doherty, editors, Complications in Surgery, 2nd edition, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, →ISBN, page 58–59:
      For example, Goal 7 “Reduce the risk of health care associated infections” stipulates, among other things, that hospitals have specific strategies in place to prevent surgical site infection (SSI), that they provide regular feedback about SSI rates to caregivers, with follow-up for 30 days, that they discontinue the use of shaving as a method of preop hair removal, etc.

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  1. (sports) Initialism of Scuba Schools International.