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BMD

Abbreviation for bone mineral density.

BMD

abbreviation for Bureau of Medical Devices. See National Center for Devices and Radiological Health.

DMD

A gene on chromosome Xp21.2 that encodes dystrophin, a protein that anchors the extracellular matrix to the cytoskeleton via F-actin. It is the ligand for dystroglycan and a central component of the dystrophin-glycoprotein complex, which accumulates at the neuromuscular junction and at various synapses in the peripheral and central nervous systems and has a structural function in stabilising the sarcolemma. It plays a key role in signalling events and synaptic transmission. DMD is a highly complex gene, containing at least eight independent, tissue-specific promoters and two polyA-addition sites; it is the largest gene found in nature (2.4 Mb).

Molecular pathology
Defects of DMD cause both Duchenne- and Becker-type muscular dystrophy.

BMD

Abbreviation for bone mineral density.

Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD)

A type of muscular dystrophy that affects older boys and men, and usually follows a milder course than DMD.
Mentioned in: Muscular Dystrophy

BMD

bone mineral density
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This update will give the radars true BMD capabilities.
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Aegis BMD is evolving into a global enterprise as the system migrates from the U.
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The purpose of this study was to measure BMD loss at several previously unexamined (4% from distal fibula, 12% from distal femur, 86% from distal tibia) lower-limb sites in people with SCI.
But some are questioning whether the Navy can afford to see multimission Aegis BMD ships abandon general-purpose, Navy-specific missions--such as air, surface, and subsurface defense and precision strike for carrier and expeditionary strike groups--to support the combatant commanders directly with their BMD capabilities.
2], adet yasi 14,00 [+ or -] 1,64, dogum sayisi 4,22 [+ or -] 2,09, toplam emzirme suresi 60,77 [+ or -] 38,80 ay, gunluk emzirme sayisi 8,23 [+ or -] 3,91, menapoz yasi 47,12 [+ or -] 4,22, menopoz suresi 12,80 [+ or -] 9,10 yil, LS BMD 0,993 [+ or -] 0,171 gr/[cm.
BMD has more than 170 employees in nine countries across Latin America.