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A sudden increase in activity.
to break suddenly while under tension or expansion.
An abrupt onset of a reaction.
See Burst pacing.
A series or cluster of phasic contractions of the GI tract of = 2 minutes, rarely associated with propagation but sometimes with tonic changes in baseline pressure.
A type of MRI which allows imaging of the entire brain in 2 seconds, which detects areas of decreased blood flow that may correspond to neuritic plaques and neurofibrillary tangles, and thus is of potential use as a diagnostic tool for Alzheimer’s disease.
A synonym for an aggregate of progenitor cell colonies in the bone marrow.
See Respiratory burst.
The rupture of a host cell filled with viral progeny.
1. To rupture or explode.
2. The act or result of bursting.