BREECH BIRTH

Baby that is born bottom of hips first.

BRIGHTNESS PERCEPTION

Being able to form an impression of light intensity. See brightness- brightness adaptation- brightness contrast.

BROMAZEPAM

Benzodiazepine used to treat anxiety with a short to medium duration. Not available in the US. Canadian trade name Lectopam.

BRUNSWIK FACES

Line drawings of faceswhere the parameters of eye separation, length of nose, height of mouth can be varied. These are used in perceptual studies...

BULBAR PALSY PROGRESSIVE BULBAR PALSY, BULBAR RETRACTION REFLEX

In animals it is when the nictitating membrane closes when the cornea or conjuctiva is touched.

BUREAUCRACY

Administration system such as a government body that used rule bound procedures. Also the legthy and complex procedures that result in delay, inflexibility and...

BUTYRYLCHOLINESTERASE

An enzyme found in tissues and the btrain that helps to break down acetylcholine and is useful in treating Alzheimer's disease.

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