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BP

 
British Pharmacopoeia, a publication of the General Medical Council, describing and establishing standards for medicines, preparations, materials, and articles used in the practice of medicine, surgery, or midwifery.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

BP


bp

Abbreviation for base pair.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

BP

Abbreviation for:
Bachelor of Pharmacy
bacillary peliosis
back propagation
bacterial peritonitis
bacterial pneumonia
bacterial prostatitis
base pair
basic protein
bathroom privileges
bedpan
Bell’s palsy
bench press
benefit period
benzoyl peroxide
binding potential
binding protein
blood pressure
bowenoid papulosis
breaking point
British Pharmacopoeia (Medspeak-UK)
bullous pemphigoid
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bp

1. Base pair, see there.
2. Blood pressure, see there 2. Boiling point.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

BP

Abbreviation for blood pressure.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

BP

Abbrev. for British Pharmacopoeia. This is an official list of drugs with their properties, functions, side effects and dosage.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

bp

see BASE PAIR.

BP

abbrev. Before Present, a term used in GEOLOGICAL TIME scales to denote any time before the present.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

BP

Abbreviation for blood pressure.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Have you seen the advertisements that proclaim that BP means "Beyond Petroleum"?
Around the time that BP and Amoco merged in 1998, BP recast itself as an enlightened energy giant, suggesting that its initials no longer stood for "British Petroleum" but for "Beyond Petroleum." BP's leadership acknowledged a scientific consensus linking fossil fuels to global warming.
Is it not ironic that BP, formerly known as British Petroleum, having spent millions rebranding itself as Beyond Petroleum, has just had to shut down its Alaskan pipeline, depriving the United States of 400,000 barrels of oil a day because the pipes had corroded.
She pointed out, for example, that BP changed its name from British Petroleum to Beyond Petroleum. "Some said this was 'greenwashing,'" Lovins said.
Yet these days BP is styling itself "Beyond Petroleum" and declaring that it's "thinking outside the barrel." BP's Environmental Team has crafted an elaborate advertising campaign and rebranding effort, recently expanded to the Web.
Its latest facelift occurred in 2000 when the oil giant replaced its traditional shield logo with its current sunburst, at the same time retaining the core corporate colours and introducing the slogan 'Beyond Petroleum', to enable the BP we all know and love to remain brand shorthand.
BP, he said, had skilfully improved their image by addressing concerns about pollution and pledging to look beyond petroleum as an energy source.
Venezuela's long fall predates the current government, beginning two decades ago when the country failed to diversify its economy beyond petroleum, experts say.
But will it lead the world in a sustainable energy revolution, truly moving beyond petroleum, or will it be content to profit from the exploitation of an increasingly taxed planet while draping itself in green?
In a world where energy will always be needed, BP is moving Beyond Petroleum to meet that need.
BP (whose new slogan is "Beyond Petroleum") has recast itself as an "energy company," and Ford Motor Company now says it's in the "transportation business."