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201. Bilirubin Specific UDPGT Isozyme 1
[A substance that is being studied as a treatment for cancer. It is an enzyme produced by the liver and intestine. ( NCI )] (UMLS (NCI) C0963309) HUG-BR1;
UDP-Glucuronosyltransferase 1-1;
UDP-Glucuronosyltransferase 1A1;
=Amino Acid, Peptide, or Protein; Enzyme ;
251. biodegradable polymer
[ ] (UMLS (CSP) C0597998) =Organic Chemical; Biomedical or Dental Material
[ ] (UMLS (ICD9CM) C0159076) =Finding
252. biodegradable product
[product that incorporates a resorbable characteristic that causes it to break down over time; frequently used for surgical materials, implants, vaccine vectors, drug delivery systems, etc. ( CSP )] (UMLS (CSP) C0872311) =Biomedical or Dental Material ;
203. billboard
[ ] (UMLS (CSP) C0681500) =Manufactured Object ;
253. biodegradation
[Elimination of ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS; PESTICIDES and other waste using living organisms, usually involving intervention of environmental or sanitation engineers. ( MSH )] (UMLS (CSP) C0005482) =Natural Phenomenon or Process ;
204. Billing Category
(UMLS (HL7) C1547694) =Classification ;
=HL7 Vocabulary Version 2.5;
254. Bioelectric Energy Sources
[Implantable devices which convert biological energy (chemical energy of the metabolism of continuously regenerating body fluids or mechanical energy of periodic movements) to electrical energy. The sources include biogalvanic cells, biofuel cells, and ionic concentration cells. ( NCI )] (UMLS (NCI) C0005485) =Medical Device ;
205. Billing Contact
[A contact role used to identify a person within a Provider organization that can be contacted for billing purposes (e.g. about the content of the Invoice). ( HL7V3.0 )] (UMLS (HL7) C1555529) =Intellectual Product =AdministrativeContactRoleType;
255. bioelectricity
[ ] (UMLS (CSP) C0598362) =Physiologic Function ;
206. Billing Status
(UMLS (HL7) C1550338) =Classification =HL7 Vocabulary Version 2.5;
256. bioenergetics
[the study of energy transformations in living organisms. ( CSP )] (UMLS (CSP) C0005486) =Organism Function ;
207. Billroth I Procedure
[Surgical removal of the lower part of the stomach with end to end anastomosis of the remaining segment of the stomach with the duodenum. ( NCI )] (UMLS (NCI) C0192440) =Therapeutic or Preventive Procedure
257. bioengineering
[interdisciplinary field that applies physical, chemical, mathematical sciences and engineering principles to the study of biology, medicine, behavior, and health. ( CSP )] (UMLS (CSP) C0005539) =Biomedical Occupation or Discipline ;
208. Billroth II Procedure
[Surgical removal of the lower part of the stomach with end to end anastomosis of the remaining segment of the stomach with the jejunum. In this procedure, the duodenum is closed off. ( NCI )] (UMLS (NCI) C0192444) =Therapeutic or Preventive Procedure
258. bioethics
[A branch of applied ethics that studies the value implications of practices and developments in life sciences, medicine, and health care. ( MSH )] (UMLS (CSP) C0005489) =Biomedical Occupation or Discipline ;
209. Biltricide
(UMLS (NCI) C0702014) =Organic Chemical; Pharmacologic Substance ;
259. biofeedback
[feedback loop consists of an organism, its response, and a method of detecting and displaying the response. ( CSP )] (UMLS (CSP) C0005491) =Therapeutic or Preventive Procedure ;
210. Bilutac
(UMLS (NCI) C0700675) =Organic Chemical; Pharmacologic Substance ;
260. biofeedback conditioning
[ ] (UMLS (CSP) C0871664) =Therapeutic or Preventive Procedure ;
211. BIM-23014
(UMLS (NCI) C0053604) =Organic Chemical; Pharmacologic Substance ;
261. biofilm
[multilayers of microbial cells glued together to form microbial communities which are highly resistant to both phagocytes and antibiotics. ( CSP )] (UMLS (CSP) C0081786) =Bacterium =microorganism growth;
212. Bimalleolar fracture, closed
[ ] (UMLS (ICD9CM) C0392611) =Injury or Poisoning
262. Bioflavonoid
[Naturally occurring flavone or coumarin derivatives having the activity of the so-called vitamin P, notably rutin and esculin. ( NCI )] (UMLS (NCI) C0005492) =Organic Chemical; Pharmacologic Substance
213. Bimalleolar fracture, open
[ ] (UMLS (ICD9CM) C0159882) =Injury or Poisoning
263. biogenic amine
[A group of naturally occurring amines derived by enzymatic decarboxylation of the natural amino acids. Many have powerful physiological effects (e.g., histamine, serotonin, epinephrine, tyramine). Those derived from aromatic amino acids, and also their synthetic analogs (e.g., amphetamine), are of use in pharmacology. ( MSH )] (UMLS (CSP) C0005496) =Organic Chemical; Pharmacologic Substance; Neuroreactive Substance or Biogenic Amine; Hormone
214. BIN1
[This gene is involved in signal transduction and cell differentiation. ( NCI )] (UMLS (NCI) C1332412) BIN1 Gene;
Bridging Integrator 1 Gene;
=Gene or Genome ;
264. Biogenic Amine Metabolism
[Biogenic Amine Metabolism involves anabolic and catabolic biochemical changes to a type of nitrogen containing hydrocarbons (biogenic amines) involved in signaling as neurotransmitters or hormones or as components of vitamins, phospholipids, or ribosomes within a cell as materials needed for important life processes. ( NCI )] (UMLS (NCI) C1156922) =Molecular Function
215. Binary Data
(UMLS (HL7) C1552664) =Idea or Concept =Sequence Of Booleans;
=Encoded Data;
265. biogerontology
[ ] (UMLS (CSP) C0205767) =Occupation or Discipline ;
216. binaural hearing
[perception of a sound by stimulation of two ears; pertaining to sound that reaches the listener over two paths, to give the effect of auditory perspective; useful in locating source and direction of sound. ( CSP )] (UMLS (CSP) C0596169) =Organ or Tissue Function ;
266. biography
[Works consisting of an account of the events, works, and achievements, personal and professional, during a person's life. It includes articles on the activities and accomplishments of living persons as well as the presentation of an obituary. ( MSH )] (UMLS (CSP) C0005504) =Intellectual Product ;
217. Binding
[Involves temporary, non-covalent binding of two or more molecules as a result of intermolecular physical forces and often involves spatial complementarity between the interacting objects. ( NCI )] (UMLS (NCI) C1167622) Molecular Interaction;
Physical Interaction =Molecular Function
267. Biohazard
(UMLS (HL7) C1548761) =Intellectual Product =Risk Codes;
218. binding protein
[general term for class of proteins whose most important function appears to be binding of some ligand for soluability, transport, bioactivity regulation, or other nonenzymatic process; prefer NTs whenever possible. ( CSP )] (UMLS (CSP) C0242210) =Amino Acid, Peptide, or Protein; Biologically Active Substance =gene product;
calcium binding protein;
DNA binding protein;
Granulocyte/Pollen-Binding Protein;
fatty acid binding protein;
activin binding protein;
RNA binding protein;
guanine nucleotide binding protein;
hormone binding globulin;
A kinase anchoring protein;
268. biohazard
[Material contains microorganisms that is an environmental hazard. Must be handled with special care. ( HL7V3.0 )] (UMLS (HL7) C1550588) =Idea or Concept =infectious;
219. binding site
[reactive portion of a macromolecule that directly participates in its specific combination with another molecule. ( CSP )] (UMLS (CSP) C0005456) =Receptor ;
269. Biohazard
[A biological or chemical substance that exerts toxic or pathologic effects on living entities. ( NCI )] (UMLS (NCI) C0079021) =Hazardous or Poisonous Substance
220. Binding Site
[A Binding Site Domain is a region of protein that physically interacts stereospecifically, and usually at high affinity, with a specific ligand, substrate, or a specific domain of some complex target biomolecule, such as a protein, lipid, carbohydrate, or nucleic acid. Typically, but not necessarily, the interaction results in protein conformational alteration and functional modification. ( NCI )] (UMLS (NCI) C0682969) =Amino Acid Sequence ;
270. biohazard containment
[procedures, facilities, programs and equipment for containing hazardous biologic agents by way of physical and biological barriers; physical containment involves the use of special equipment, facilities, and procedures to prevent the escape of the agent. ( CSP )] (UMLS (CSP) C0009848) =Occupational Activity =disease/disorder prevention/control;
221. binge eating disorder
[episodes of binge eating with a sense of lack of control; most individuals exhibiting this behavior are obese and usually do not use compensatory behaviors (such as purging, fasting, misuse of laxatives and other medications, or excessive exercise) that are characteristic of bulimia nervosa. ( CSP )] (UMLS (CSP) C0596170) =Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction ;
=Eating Disorders;
271. biohazard detection
[testing for the presence of harmful chemical or biological agents; includes intentional (bio or chemical warfare) or accidental, as well as laboratory accidents with hazardous items. ( CSP )] (UMLS (CSP) C1171302) =Therapeutic or Preventive Procedure ;
disease/disorder prevention/control
(UMLS (ICD9CM) C0221103) =Pathologic Function ;
272. biohybrid implant
[ ] (UMLS (CSP) C0597989) =Molecular Biology Research Technique ;
223. binocular vision
[having to do with the use of both eyes simultaneously, especially relating to the visual perception of depth based on the angular difference between retinal images. ( CSP )] (UMLS (CSP) C0042794) =Mental Process =Sight;
273. bioimaging
[imaging of biological systems and phenomena; use as a tag term at the T emphasis, refer to Indexing Manual for list of terms that apply with this tag; may be indexed at P emphasis if narrower term is not applicable. ( CSP )] (UMLS (CSP) C0872020) bioimaging/biomedical imaging;
biomedical imaging =Intellectual Product ;
tag term
[Any inability to efficiently utilize and/or sustain binocular vision. ( NCI )] (UMLS (ICD9CM) C0005461) =Disease or Syndrome ;
274. bioincompatibility
[ ] (UMLS (CSP) C0920399) biomaterial incompatibility =Molecular Function
225. Binomial Distribution
[A family of discreet probability density functions which model systems that meet the following requirements: 1) the number of trials (n) is fixed 2) there are only two outcomes for each trial; success or failure 3) the outcome of each trial is independent 4) all trials have the same probability (p) of success. Binomial distributions show the likelihood of the number of successful trials versus the total number of trials. ( NCI )] (UMLS (NCI) C0005463) =Quantitative Concept ;
275. bioinformatics
[use of computers in solving information problems in the life sciences; mainly involves the creation of extensive electronic databases on genomes, protein sequences, etc. ( CSP )] (UMLS (CSP) C1140694) =Biomedical Occupation or Discipline =informatics;
=molecular biology information system;
226. Binswanger's disease
[A form of dementia characterized by brain lesions in the deep white-matter, also known as subcortical dementia. ( MSH )] (UMLS (CSP) C0270786) =Disease or Syndrome
276. Bioinorganic Chemistry
[A field of chemistry which pertains to the study of inorganic compounds or ions in biological systems. ( MSH )] (UMLS (NCI) C0007999) =Occupation or Discipline ;
[A study most often used to compare the efficacy of different formulations to treat a given disease. It is the testing of an old versus a new formulation in healthy volunteers or subjects with the disease under study and usually in one dose. ( NCI )] (UMLS (NCI) C0039789) =Functional Concept
277. BIOLF-62
(UMLS (NCI) C0701309) =Nucleic Acid, Nucleoside, or Nucleotide; Pharmacologic Substance
228. bioaccumulation
[process by which a compound or its metabolites accumulates (is not excreted) in an organisms' tissues over the life span of the organism; concentration of the compound increases up the food chain. ( CSP )] (UMLS (CSP) C0311432) =Organ or Tissue Function =Intermediary Metabolism;
278. biolistics
[Techniques where DNA is delivered directly into organelles at high speed using projectiles coated with nucleic acid, shot from a helium-powered gun (gene gun). One of these techniques involves immunization by DNA VACCINES, which delivers DNA-coated gold beads to the epidermis. ( MSH )] (UMLS (CSP) C0376638) =Molecular Biology Research Technique
229. bioartificial liver
[Devices for simulating the activities of the liver. They often consist of a hybrid between both biological and artificial materials. ( MSH )] (UMLS (CSP) C0336562) =Medical Device
279. Biologic
[science concerned with the phenomena of life and living organisms. ( CSP )] (UMLS (NCI) C0005532) =Biomedical Occupation or Discipline ;
230. bioartificial organ
[Artificial organs that are composites of biomaterials and cells. The biomaterial can act as a membrane (container) as in BIOARTIFICIAL LIVER or a scaffold as in bioartificial skin. ( MSH )] (UMLS (CSP) C0599700) =Medical Device ;
280. Biologic
[In medicine, a substance made from living organisms or things they produce, such as a vaccine. Some biologicals stimulate or restore the ability of the immune system to fight infection and disease. ( NCI )] (UMLS (NCI) C0205460) =Functional Concept
231. bioartificial prosthesis
[ ] (UMLS (CSP) C0599701) =Medical Device ;
281. Biological
(UMLS (HL7) C1548762) =Intellectual Product =Risk Codes;
◊ [The dangers associated with normal biological materials. I.e. potential risk of unknown infections. Routine biological materials from living subjects. ( HL7V3.0 )] (UMLS (HL7) C1551397) Idea or Concept EntityRisk;
232. Bioassay, qualitative
[Bioassay, qualitative ( HL7V3.0 )] (UMLS (HL7) C0201826) =Laboratory Procedure =ObservationMethod;
282. Biological Agent
[medicinal preparations made from living organisms or their products; venoms, enzymes may be indexed with this term; typically antibiotics and chemically pure biochemicals should not be indexed with this term, also narrower terms animal extract, plant extract, immunological substance or tissue/cell preparation should be considered. ( CSP )] (UMLS (NCI) C0005522) =Pharmacologic Substance; Biologically Active Substance
233. Bioassay, quantitative
[Bioassay, quantitative ( HL7V3.0 )] (UMLS (HL7) C0201827) =Laboratory Procedure =ObservationMethod;
283. biological basis of behavior
[an organismic approach to the study of behavior; as of 1991, used as a heading term for all biological subdisciplines of psychology. ( CSP )] (UMLS (CSP) C0871172) biopsychology;
psychobiology =Occupation or Discipline ;
=Behavioral Genetics;
physiological psychology;
molecular psychobiology;
234. bioavailability of drug
[The extent to which the active ingredient of a drug dosage form becomes available at the site of drug action or in a biological medium believed to reflect accessibility to a site of action. ( MSH )] (UMLS (CSP) C0005508) =Quantitative Concept ;
284. biological clock
[physiological mechanisms that govern the rhythmic occurrence of certain biochemical, physiological, and behavioral phenomena in plants and animals. ( CSP )] (UMLS (CSP) C0005511) =Organism Function ;
235. bioavailable
[The ability of a drug or other substance to be absorbed and used by the body. Orally bioavailable means that a drug or other substance that is taken by mouth can be absorbed and used by the body. ( NCI )] (UMLS (NCI) C0935763) =Qualitative Concept
285. biological fluid transport
[movement of fluids such as blood, water, semen, or saliva through a biological system; can be across cell membranes and epithelial layers and also can occur within intracellular compartments and extracellular compartments. ( CSP )] (UMLS (CSP) C0596172) =Molecular Function ;
=biological transport;
236. Biocarbazine
(UMLS (NCI) C0728898) =Organic Chemical; Pharmacologic Substance ;
286. Biological Function
[An activity that occurs between organisms or that occurs within an organism and involves the function, or modification of function by external factors, of biologic molecules, biologic complexes, subcellular components, cells, tissues, organs, or organ systems. ( NCI )] (UMLS (NCI) C0277784) =Biologic Function
237. Biochemical
[Of or relating to biochemistry; involving chemical processes in living organisms. ( NCI )] (UMLS (NCI) C0205474) =Functional Concept
287. biological information processing
[ ] (UMLS (CSP) C0596173) =Laboratory Procedure ;
hormone regulation/control mechanism;
neural information processing;
238. biochemical evolution
[evolution at the molecular level of DNA sequences and proteins and other biochemicals; studies of amino acid and nucleotide sequences provide useful information about the genetic relatedness of certain species. ( CSP )] (UMLS (CSP) C0178506) =Functional Concept ;
288. Biological Marker
[a biological, physiological, behavioral, or molecular indicator of a process, disease, or system; e.g., fish mortality and pollution, behavioral changes and alcoholism, neuroendocrine system changes and aging. ( CSP )] (UMLS (NCI) C0005516) =Qualitative Concept ;
239. Biochemical Genetics
[A branch of genetics which deals with the chemical structure of the genes and with the mechanisms by which the genes control and regulate the structure and synthesis of proteins. ( MSH )] (UMLS (NCI) C0017401) =Biomedical Occupation or Discipline
289. biological model
[system or process studied in one organism to learn about the same system or processes in another organism; may be manipulated to demonstrate the effects that various actions will have on the system, process, or organism as a whole. ( CSP )] (UMLS (CSP) C0026339) =Research Device; Intellectual Product =model;
240. Biochemist
(UMLS (HL7) C1619824) =Intellectual Product =Specialist/Technologist, Other;
290. biological pest control
[The use of biological mechanisms, usually involving living organisms such as bacteria, for the reduction or regulation of the population of noxious, destructive, or dangerous pests. Environmental concerns have focused attention on natural forms of disease control as potentially safe and effective alternatives to chemical pesticides. This has led to increased efforts to develop control strategies that rely on natural predators and parasites or that involve genetically engineered microbial pest control agents. ( MSH )] (UMLS (CSP) C0031250) =Human-caused Phenomenon or Process
241. biochemistry
[chemical reactions of living cells; science concerned with all aspects of the chemistry of living organisms. ( CSP )] (UMLS (CSP) C0005477) =Occupation or Discipline ;
291. biological polymorphism
[existence of a species in several forms independent of the variations of sex; the property of crystallizing in two or more forms with distinct structure. ( CSP )] (UMLS (CSP) C0596174) =Organ or Tissue Function ;
242. biochemistry of learning
[ ] (UMLS (CSP) C0598890) =Biomedical Occupation or Discipline ;
292. Biological Psychiatry
[An interdisciplinary science concerned with studies of the biological bases of behavior - biochemical, genetic, physiological, and neurological - and applying these to the understanding and treatment of mental illness. ( MSH )] (UMLS (NCI) C0005523) =Biomedical Occupation or Discipline ;
243. Biochemistry, Manometry
[Measurement of the pressure or tension of liquids or gases. ( NCI )] (UMLS (NCI) C0024751) =Laboratory Procedure
293. biological response modifier
[a diversity of reagents employed for nonspecific active immunization; used to enhance the immune response; 4 major groups: bacterial products, synthetic molecules, cytokines, and hormones. ( CSP )] (UMLS (CSP) C0005525) =Pharmacologic Substance; Immunologic Factor
244. biochip
[ ] (UMLS (CSP) C0872110) =Research Device ;
294. Biological Response Modifier Therapy
[(by-o-LAHJ-i-kul...)Treatment to stimulate or restore the ability of the immune system to fight infections and other diseases. Also used to lessen side effects that may be caused by some cancer treatments. ( NCI )] (UMLS (NCI) C0005527) =Therapeutic or Preventive Procedure ;
245. biocoating
[ ] (UMLS (CSP) C0872111) =Chemical Viewed Functionally ;
295. Biological Rhythm
[A biologically inherent cyclic variation or recurrence of an event or state, such as the sleep cycle, circadian rhythms, or periodic diseases. ( NCI )] (UMLS (NCI) C0871665) Biological Rhythm and Oscillation;
=Organism Function ;
246. biocompatibility
[compatibility and incompatibility of biomaterials depends on a number of factors, including elements of toxicology, immunology, surgical technique, implant design, motion, mechanics, porosity, material surface properties, and biorecognition. ( CSP )] (UMLS (CSP) C0596177) =Molecular Function ;
=Cell Mediated Immunity;
=biomaterial interface interaction;
296. Biological Sciences
[All of the divisions of the natural sciences dealing with the various aspects of the phenomena of life and vital processes. The concept includes anatomy and physiology, biochemistry and biophysics, and the biology of animals, plants, and microorganisms. It should be differentiated from BIOLOGY, one of its subdivisions, concerned specifically with the origin and life processes of living organisms. ( MSH )] (UMLS (NCI) C0005526) =Occupation or Discipline ;
247. biocybernetics
[ ] (UMLS (CSP) C0597992) =Biomedical Occupation or Discipline ;
297. biological signal transduction
[any process which helps to produce biological responses to events in the environment or internal milieu; e.g., transduction of light into nerve impulses by the retina, or transduction of hormone binding into cellular events by hormone receptors. ( CSP )] (UMLS (CSP) C0037083) =Cell Function ;
=calcium flux;
receptor coupling;
visual phototransduction;
second messenger;
248. biocytin
[biotin in amide linkage with the epsilon amino group of lysine; occurs in the holoenzymes for which biotin is the coenzyme. ( CSP )] (UMLS (CSP) C0053625) =Amino Acid, Peptide, or Protein; Biologically Active Substance ;
=aminoacid analog;
298. biological transport
[movement of materials (including biochemical substances and drugs) through a biological system at the cellular level; can be across cell membranes and epithelial layers and also can occur within intracellular compartments and extracellular compartments. ( CSP )] (UMLS (CSP) C0005528) =Cell Function ;
249. biodefense
[ ] (UMLS (CSP) C1328848) =Activity; ;
299. bioluminescence
[emission of visible light in living cells, caused by catalytic chemical reactions, without emitting a corresponding degree of heat; found in certain organisms such as fireflies, jellyfish, fungi, and bacteria. ( CSP )] (UMLS (CSP) C0162404) =Biologic Function ;
250. biodegradable microsphere
[ ] (UMLS (CSP) C0597999) =Biomedical or Dental Material ;
300. Bioluminescence
(UMLS (NCI) C1367880) =Laboratory Procedure ;

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