Medical Glossary B

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Medical Glossary B
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Medical Glossary B
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  1. capable of killing bacteria
    Bactericidal
  2. inhibits the growth of bacteria
    Bacteriostatic
  3. part of the syringe through which the plunger passes
    Barrel
  4. not recurrent or progressive, not malignant
    Benign
  5. a synthetic or natural drug that stimulates beta-receptors
    Beta-adrenergic agent
  6. two times per day
    b.i.d.
  7. chemical alteration that a substance undergoes in the body
    Biotransformation
  8. any of a class of medications that inhibit the resorption of bones by osteoclasts
    Bisphosphonates
  9. method of delivering medications; usually contains one dose in each small sac
    Blister pack
  10. microorganisms capable of producing disease, transmitted by body fluids
    Blood-borne pathogens
  11. additional dose of an immunizing agent to increase the protection afforded by the original series of injections
    Booster
  12. benign prostatic hypertrophy
    BPH
  13. drug name given by the drug manufacturer
    Brand name
  14. body surface area (computed using height and weight)
    BSA
  15. treated in such a way to offset the reaction of an agent administered in conjunction with it
    Buffered
  16. mass
    Bulk
  17. blood urea nitrogen
    BUN

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