Bodansky unit


Bo·​dan·​sky unit bə-ˈdan(t)-skē- How to pronounce Bodansky unit (audio) -ˈdän(t)- How to pronounce Bodansky unit (audio)
: 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

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“Bodansky unit.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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