beta phase

beta phase

the period immediately following the alpha, or redistribution, phase of drug administration. During the beta phase the blood level of the drug falls more slowly as it is metabolized and excreted from the body.

beta phase

Gynaecology
An obsolete term for the secretory phase of the endometrium.
 
Pharmacokinetics
The relatively slow decline in serum concentration of a drug as it is eliminated from tissues, which follows the much more rapid alpha phase, and is due to a combination of metabolism and active excretion.
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Proposals for Alpha or Beta phase of development or custom developed will not be considered.
Crozdesk, a quickly growing web-app discovery gateway, will exit its beta phase and officially launch on June 9th (12 noon - GMT), with a variety of new releases:
During its beta phase, the system was used to ship luggage to 122 unique ships belonging to 29 different cruise lines.
The release helps makes the historical version and rough draft material widely accessible in preparation for the public beta phase.
During the beta phase that the Project Ara is in right now, Google is leaving it to third party developers to come up with new ideas of the type of modules that can be attached to the smartphone.
On whether the software would only be used for its clients, the official said: "Once we have gone past the beta phase, that's when we will look at the options of offering it commercially.
The site is still in beta phase but users can sign up to be a member and post their pictures amongst a variety of categories such as Cityscape, Countryscape, Industrial and Sports.
0 conference in San Francisco, expects to launch it in limited beta phase in early 2010.
Since Safari for Windows came out of the beta phase, Apple has patched at least 17 vulnerabilities.
We're starting the beta phase in preparation for an official launch later this year.
Seekport, a European search engine company, has announced that it has successfully completed the Beta phase testing of its UK-specific www.
In the microstructures that would be presented, beta phase appears dark and the alpha phase light.