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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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* Conversation (Score2.9) and crew meetings (Score 2.9) were considered most effective by supervisors and not effective were hand signals (Score 1.1) and notes on a bulletin board (Score 1.3)
No attempt was made in the current research to arrive at a precise, or objective, definition of "thinking" or to distinguish between such varieties of thinking as "critical" and "reflective." The initial analysis of the transcript of the bulletin board discussion was deliberately undertaken without any categories, or codes, decided in advance, since the goal of the research was to discover any number of ways that the bulletin board discussion might help preservice teachers relate the theory they were learning to their practice in classrooms.
Internet users have characteristic patterns of how they time their keystrokes, browse Web sites, and write messages for posting on online bulletin boards. Scientists are learning to use these typeprints, clickprints, and writeprints, respectively, as digital forms of fingerprints.
The E-bluey bulletin board can be accessed at the BFPO's website on www.bfpo.org.uk via the E-bluey link.
Cut and nail the 1-by-3 to build a box frame sized to match the bulletin board; cut the plywood to the same dimensions and nail it to the box frame using wire brads.
When I first started teaching I was eager to display my students' artwork on the nearby hallway bulletin board. Precariously balancing on a stepladder, wrestling with huge sheets of background paper, I enthusiastically prepared the bulletin board for the works to be displayed.
One summer day in 1998, that clipping fluttered down off the bulletin board once again.
For obscure conditions like these, the reference value of a bulletin board is particularly compelling.
The police said they want to know how the ID and password came to be put out on the board and want the man to cooperate so that they can check the log of the bulletin board.
"A number of children who had run away from home will be shopping in a Wal-Mart store and will see their own pictures on our bulletin board and will call home," the spokeswoman says.
Requirements include creation of a separate bulletin board dedicated to health and safety news and resources, a copy of the act, first aid kits, and staff training in first aid.
A partnership has been formed between BT and online consumer information service dooyoo.co.uk that will see a travel information bulletin board added to the BT web site.