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biphenyl

 [bi-fen´il]
polybrominated biphenyl (PBB) any of various brominated derivatives of biphenyl; uses and toxic hazards are similar to those of polychlorinated biphenyls. They typically are deposited in body fat stores and are rarely mobilized except through lactation.
polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) any of various chlorinated derivatives of biphenyl, toxic and carcinogenic nonbiodegradable compounds used as heat-transfer agents and electrical insulators; they are readily absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract, and those with a lower percentage of chlorine are associated with a higher toxicity but are more readily excreted.

PBB

polybrominated biphenyl.
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The PBB was ground to pass through a 1-mm sieve for subsequent analysis.
Subsequent activities are designed to reflect those outlined in the PBB programme itself and resources used have been adapted to offer insight into PBB delivery, drawing on the practitioners own experiences of either running or participating in a group activity, rather than exploring positive relationships and parenthood.
Messrs KPMG are the external auditors for the PBB and the report is thoroughly checked by the internal audit committee too.
In its capacity as customs broker, PBB can also offer efficient handling of the prior notification process, another key provision of the FDA's upcoming changes.
Figure 3 highlights the core function approach being used in both PBC and PBB.
If we are to find PBB being used to make budget reductions, it is in this group that we look to first.
Apron drive, radial drive, nose loader and over the wing, glass, or plain metal siding, today's PBBs are available in all shapes and sizes, appealing to individual buyers for the different advantages they offer.
Following these successful trials PBB now has 6 blood factor products under development of which 3 can be administered subcutaneously and 3 by intravenous ("IV") injection.
PBB is a software system which helps to swiftly identify accredited suppliers throughout the UK.
PBB represents an exciting means of transformation for the entire community.
the bank holding company and 92% shareholder of PBB ("CGBH") and Carpenter Fund Manager GP, LLC, as general partner of Carpenter Community BancFund, L.
PBB Bancorp (OTCQX: PBCA), the parent company of Premier Business Bank, has reported record earnings and growth for the first half of 2015.