body substance


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Noun1.body substance - the substance of the body
substance - the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists; "DNA is the substance of our genes"
body, organic structure, physical structure - the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being); "he felt as if his whole body were on fire"
solid body substance - the solid parts of the body
bodily fluid, body fluid, liquid body substance, humour, humor - the liquid parts of the body
chromatin, chromatin granule - the readily stainable substance of a cell nucleus consisting of DNA and RNA and various proteins; during mitotic division it condenses into chromosomes
achromatin - the part of a cell nucleus that is relatively uncolored by stains or dyes
linin - an obsolete term for the network of viscous material in the cell nucleus on which the chromatin granules were thought to be suspended
ground substance, intercellular substance, matrix - the body substance in which tissue cells are embedded
humour, humor - (Middle Ages) one of the four fluids in the body whose balance was believed to determine your emotional and physical state; "the humors are blood and phlegm and yellow and black bile"
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Teeth are coated in the hardest body substance, calcium phosphate-laden enamel.
The basic principles for blood or body substance spill management are outlined in the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) bloodborne pathogens standard (29 CFR 1910.1030).
Their function is to guard our internal system, boost our immune system, lower health risks and develop body substance. As actor Robert Urich once said, "A healthy outside starts from the inside." If malnutrition or unwholesomeness occurs in any part of the body it could primarily be due to a dietary disorder.
The first lesson he teaches is "BSI - body substance isolation.
Alyssa Panitch have found in a study that injection of an engineered hydrogel made up mainly of hyaluronic acid (a naturally-occurring body substance) into the spinal cord injury site decreases scarring, and promotes a realignment of the spinal cord fibres around the injury site.
Extracellular matrix: The body substance within which tissue cells are embedded.
The drug, e-NAD-alert, uses a body substance that stimulates energy production.
A reading of Li's texts discloses an almost pathetic hucksterism: "The Falun is a turning body substance with wisdom and high energy.
And because its chemical structure is identical to a naturally occurring body substance, it is anticipated that side effects or rejection by the body's immune system are less likely.
Standard Precautions involve body substance isolation or barriers and focus on caregivers' routine interactions with residents.