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bios

An obsolete term for yeast growth factors.

bios

(bī′ŏs) [Gr., life]
1. Organic life.
2. A group of substances (including inositol, biotin, and thiamine) necessary for the most favorable growth of some yeasts.
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Instead of needing to utilize a separate boot device for BIOS (Basic Input/Output System) storage in addition to a flash disk, manufacturers may use the DiskOnChip Millennium Plus for both boot XIP (execute in place) and data storage functions.
This privately held company, best known for its Basic Input/Output System called AMIBIOS, supplies state-of-the-art hardware, software, utilities and RAID controllers to over 55 percent of today's high-tech manufacturers.
Firstly, it simply renders the computer useless by attacking the basic input/output system (BIOS), in which case the hard drive has to be removed and sent for in-lab recovery.

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