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BBS

Abbreviation for:
behavioural and brain sciences
benign breast syndrome
Berg Balance Scale
brown bowel syndrome
benign biliary strictures
bulletin board system (Medspeak-UK)

BBS

Abbreviation for Berg Balance Scale.

bombesin

(bom′bĕ-sĭn),

BBS

A neuropeptide present in the gut and brain tissue of humans. It has antiulcer, anti-inflammatory, appetite-suppressing, and trophic effects. It has been identified in a number of malignancies and has been used in oncology as an biological marker of disease progression.
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Chen and his colleagues have studied messages from the White Knights, a chapter of the Ku Klux Klan; the Al-Aqsa Martyrs, an anti-United States Palestinian group; and English and Chinese bulletin boards where pirated software and music are commonly sold.
And in that way, our simple bulletin board papered with notes for God is perhaps a more accurate representation of church than the bricks and mortar that surround it.
Indeed, the proposed changes were prompted by a string of investor fraud scams emanating from bulletin board companies.
To be included in a directory of law enforcement-related bulletin board systems to be published in an upcoming issue of the Bulletin, send your agency name, BBS name, and connect number to BBS, FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, Madison Building, Room 209, FBI Academy, Quantico, VA 22135.
Make sure you are comfortable with whomever you are buying your bulletin board system from.
Like the bulletin board, the Web site offers browsers a basic overview of the city and provides listings for different departments.
Perhaps the best gauge for evaluating the effectiveness of the bulletin board service, however, is to measure its success on a more individual basis.
Many law enforcement agencies maintain bulletin boards as public relations tools.
Kenadek's bulletin board precipitated an FBI investigation which concluded with the sentence announced today.
The electronic bulletin board also will serve as an open forum through which home improvement enthusiasts can talk with one another.
Dan O'Donnell, InterSearch Group's President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "Listing InterSearch shares on the OTC Bulletin Board is an important step towards enhancing our shareholder value.
The Saturn On-Line program also contains the Saturn Homecoming Bulletin Board -- an informational forum for anyone interested in the unprecedented customer event.