Single-celled microorganisms.


Not malignant, not cancerous.


Bioelectric impedance. A non-invasive technique for measuring body composition.

Biological Response Modifier

A substance used in adjuvant therapy that takes advantage of the body's own natural defense mechanisms to inhibit the growth of a tumor.


Examination of a small amount of tissue taken from the patient's body to make a diagnosis.

Blood Count

The calculated number of white or red blood cells in a cubic millimeter of blood.


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.

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