Glossary B

Basilar membrane refers to a membrane that stretches the length of the cochlea and controls the vibration of the cochlear partition .

Basking in reflected glory (BIRGing) means Seeking direct or indirect association with prestigious or successful groups or individuals.

Basolateral circuit refers to anatomic circuit centered around the amygdala its most likely role is in emotional processing .

Basophilic adenomas refers to a functioning type of tumor of the pituitary gland in the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland, which causes excessive secretion of adrenocorticotropic hormone, which can cause Cushing's syndrome .
Battered woman syndrome refers to a situation in which a woman believes that she cannot leave an abusive relationship and in which she may even go so far as to kill her abuser.

- Battered women's syndrome:

Battered women's syndrome (BWS) refers to a series of common characteristics that appear in women who are abused physically and psychologically

Battering means physical abuse , emotional abuse , and sexual abuse , especially in marriage or relationships.

Battery refers to a Common law Crime consisting of the intentional touching of or inflicting of hurt on another.

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