PDA (disambiguation)

PDA is on the following areas as an abbreviation for:

Computer science, engineering

  • Personal digital assistant, a small portable computer
  • Phase Doppler Anemometry (general) or Particle Dynamics Analysis (for Dantec Dynamics A / S), A method for non-intrusive measurements of flow by means of laser
  • Photodiode array employed in optical instruments component for receiving brightness profiles, see photodiode array
  • Porting data exchange, see number portability
  • Process data analysis
  • Pushdown automaton, see pushdown automaton (theoretical computer science )


  • Epidural anesthesia, a Schmerz-/Empfindungsbetäubung, including often used during caesarean section
  • Patent ductus arteriosus
  • Posterior Descendent Artery, ramus posterior interventricular, a coronary vessel
  • Pyridoxinabhängige epilepsy, a rare form of epilepsy caused by administration of vitamin B6 ( pyridoxine = ) are treated


  • The Portuguese small Partido Democrático do Atlântico
  • The Colombian party Polo Democrático Alternativo
  • Parenteral Drug Association, organization which is involved in the regulation and development of drugs and similar products
  • Performance (oriented ) display advertising, a term from the field of online marketing
  • Project on Defense Alternatives, a project of the Commonwealth Institute
  • Probabilistic Data Association
  • Patron - Driven Acquisition, (customer -driven acquisition ) an acquisition model for digital content in librarianship

PdA is the abbreviation for:

  • Party of Switzerland work
  • Party of Labour of Austria
  • Party of Labour, see Working Party
  • Disambiguation
  • Abbreviation