Bone mineral density.


Body mass index. A measure of obesity calculated from weight and height.


Basal metabolic rate.

Bone Density

The amount of bone tissue in a certain volume of bone.The amount of bone tissue in a certain volume of bone.

Bone Density Management

Used to assess the strength and "age" of a bone by measuring its density.


An example of a dopamine agonist.


The strengthening and hardening of a bone in areas where calcium has been deposited.


Cyclic adenosine monophosphate.


General term frequently used to indicate any of various types of malignant neoplasms.


A malignant tumor that arises from epithelium found in skin or, more commonly, the lining of body organs

Carotid Artery

The artieries which carry blood up through the neck, eventually supplying the brain with its major blood supply.


A tubular instrument to allow passage of fluid from or into a body cavity.

Cavernous Sinus

Area adjacent to the sphenoid sinus containing several vital nerves and blood vessels.


The basic living unit of body tissue. It contains a nucleus surrounded by cytoplasm and is enclosed by a membrane.

Central Nervous System (CNS)

Pertaining to the brain, cranial nerves and spinal cord. It does not include muscles or peripheral nerves.

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