BREATHING-RELATED SLEEP DISORDER

A disorder like sleep apnoea that interupts sleep.

BRIGHTNESS CONTRAST

The apparent difference seen when the same disc is placed on 2 different surfaces.

BROFAROMINE

Antidepressant drug with reversible monoamine oxidase inhibitor so it doesn't react with food.

BRUGSCH'S INDEX

Devised by Theodor Brugsch to measure the chest in anthropometric studies.

BUFOTENIN

A mildly hallucinogenic occuring naturally on the skin of some species of toad, genus bufo and in plants from the Anadenanthera.

BUPRENORPHINE

An opoid analgesic with agonist and antagonist abilities that is used to treat moderate to severe pain.

BUTTERFLY EFFECT

The way a dynamic and complex system issensitive to initial conditions that over timr may have a large effect. Comes from the idea that...

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