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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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.
Their function is to guard our internal system, boost our immune system, lower health risks and develop body substance.
The first lesson he teaches is "BSI - body substance isolation.
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.
These policies required glove use when contact with mucous membranes, nonintact skin, or any moist body substance was anticipated.
Our community hospital, which had formerly followed category-specific isolation as formulated by the Centers for Disease Control, adopted body substance isolation (BSI) in 1988.
Body substance isolation (BSI), a system incorporating universal precautions, was developed by two infection control practitioners, Marguerite M.
Myiasis is the infestation of living humans or animals with larvae of dipteran flies, which at least for a certain period feed on the host's dead or living tissues, body substances or ingested foods.