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Bodansky unit

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noun Bo·dan·sky unit \bə-ˈdan(t)-skē-, -ˈdän(t)-\

Medical Definition of Bodansky unit

  1. :  a unit based on the activity of phosphatase toward sodium beta-glycerophosphate that is used as a measure of phosphatase concentration (as in the blood) especially in the diagnosis of various pathological conditions and that for the blood has a normal value averaging about 7 for children and 4 for adults

Biographical Note for bodansky unit




(1887–1960), American biochemist. Bodansky published reports on determining the phosphatase concentration in blood in 1932 and 1933.

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