Health dictionary
Untitled Document
Search :      

Art dictionary
Financial dictionary
Hollywood dictionary
Insurance dictionary
Literature dictionary
Real Estate dictionary
Tourism dictionary



    The antibody-producing white blood cells.


The life-maintaining fluid which is made up of plasma, red blood cells (erythrocytes), white blood cells (leukocytes), and platelets; blood circulates through the body's heart, arteries, veins, and capillaries; it carries away waste matter and carbon dioxide, and brings nourishment, electrolytes, hormones, vitamins, antibodies, heat, and oxygen to the tissues.



Devices used by orthodontists to gradually reposition teeth to a more favorable alignment

Stationary dental prosthesis (appliance) fixed to teeth adjacent to a space; replaces one or more missing teeth, cemented or bonded to supporting teeth or implants adjacent to the space.

Grinding or gnashing of the teeth, most commonly while the patient is asleep.

Persistent "nervous" grinding of the teeth while the patient is awake

Bone scintigraphy
Bone scintigraphy is a sensitive and efficient method of measuring metabolic activity of the entire skeleton. Tc-99m labeled diphosphonates are well established in screening for most bony metastatic disease. Bone scanning makes up greater than 1/3 of the procedure volume in most nuclear medicine departments, a large proportion of which is screening for metastatic disease. The role of scintigraphy in evaluation of the patient with multiple myeloma is less well defined. Recent developments which necessitate reevaluation of the role of scintigraphy in multiple myeloma with respect to treatment.


Baker's cyst
A popliteal cyst (behind the knee) which communicates with the knee joint.

Bamboo spine
X-ray appearance of spine in advanced ankylosing spondylitis. Due to ligamentous ossification and syndesmophytes.

Barlow's sign
Flexion, adduction and axial pressure on the hip in a posterior direction to detect congenital dislocation.

Behcet's Syndrome
Orogenital ulceration, arthritis and other clinical (frequently vascular) features. More common in the Eastern Mediterranean area and Japan than elsewhere.

Drugs which inhibit bone resorption.

   We thank you for using the Health Dictionary to search for B-cell. If you have a better definition for B-cell than the one presented here, please let us know by making use of the suggest a term option. This definition of B-cell may be disputed by other professionals. Our attempt is to provide easy definitions on B-cell and any other medical topic for the public at large.
This dictionary contains 59020 terms.      

                    © Health Dictionary 2005 - All rights reserved -

   -cell / bcell / b-ell / b-cll / b-cel / b-cel / bb-cell / b--cell / b-ccell / b-ceell / b-celll / b-celll / v-cell / f-cell / g-cell / h-cell / n-cell / -cell / b=cell / b[cell / bpcell / b0cell / b-xell / b-sell / b-dell / b-fell / b-vell / b- ell / b-c3ll / b-c4ll / b-crll / b-cfll / b-cdll / b-csll / b-cwll / b-ceol / b-cepl / b-ce;l / b-ce.l / b-ce,l / b-cekl / b-ceil / b-celo / b-celp / b-cel; / b-cel. / b-cel, / b-celk / b-celi /