Definitions

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  • abbreviation Bacillus of Calmette and Guérin, a vaccine for tuberculosis developed by Albert Calmette and Camille Guérin
  • abbreviation US, military slang birth control glasses
  • abbreviation astronomy brightest cluster galaxy
  • abbreviation astronomy blue compact galaxy

Etymologies

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  • Hubert Hsu is a senior partner and managing director in BCG Greater China and leads BCG's consumer and retail practice in Asia Pacific.

    China's Baby-Care Craze

  • Waldemar Jap is a partner and managing director in BCG Greater China and a core member of the consumer practice.

    China's Baby-Care Craze

  • Carol Liao is a partner and managing director in BCG Greater China and a core member of the consumer practice.

    China's Baby-Care Craze

  • The drug, called BCG, for bacillus-Calmette-Guerin, appeared to halt the process that causes the disease, in which the immune system mounts an attack on the pancreas, destroying its ability to produce insulin required to regulate blood sugar.

    Drug Offers Hope In Diabetes Study

  • In a second phase of the study, researchers will inject diabetic volunteers with a compound called BCG, which, like the compound given to mice to kill off errant T cells, stimulates the human immune system in a way that eliminates only the faulty T cells that attack beta cells.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • And it's interesting, the vaccine, which is called the BCG vaccine, named after the people who created it, is very effective in young children.

    CNN Transcript Apr 5, 2007

  • The results to be presented have been generated from an ongoing Phase III registration trial with Urocidin™ in the treatment of non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) that is refractory to current first-line therapy (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin, known as BCG).

  • Fish, Schwartz and two other defendants used a charitable, tax-exempt organization called BCG, which was associated with Fish's synagogue, to launder money, according to the FBI.

    JTA - Recent News

  • "The BCG is a vaccine for tuberculosis and is now administered only to expatriates from Africa and the Indian sub-continent," she said.

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  • -- Seeplex MTB / BCG ACE Detection is specially designed to discriminate between M. tuberculosis and M. bovis BCG, which is an attenuated strain of M. bovis that is used for vaccination.

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases

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