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BEAM

 
brain electric activity map; trademark name for a map of brainwave activity derived from a computerized enhancement of electroencephalographic records.

beam

 [bēm]
a unidirectional, or approximately unidirectional, emission of electromagnetic radiation or particles.
useful beam in radiology, that part of the primary radiation that is permitted to emerge from the tubehead assembly of an x-ray machine, as limited by the aperture or port and accessory collimating devices.
beam splitter a device that reflects light from the output phosphor of an image intensifier to a photographic recording. Called also image distributor.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

beam

(bēm),
1. Any bar the curvature of which changes under load; in dentistry, frequently used instead of "bar."
2. A collimated emission of light or other radiation, such as an x-ray beam.
[O.H.G. Boum]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

beam

Drug slang
A regional synonym for cocaine.
 
Radiation oncology
A focused stream of particles or electromagnetic radiation which is focused in a single direction or body region as part of a therapeutic regimen.

BEAM

Abbreviation for:
BCNU, etoposide, cytarabine, melphalan (a chemotherapy regimen)
Biomedical Equipment Assessment & Management (Medspeak-UK)
brain electrical activity mapping
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

beam

(bēm)
1. Any bar with a curvature that changes under load.
2. dentistry Synonym(s): bar (2) .
3. A collimated emission of light or other radiation, such as an x-ray beam.
[O.H.G. Boum]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

beam

(bēm)
1. Any bar the curvature of which changes under load; in dentistry, frequently used instead of "bar."
2. A collimated emission of light or other radiation.
[O.H.G. Boum]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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