BOS

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AcronymDefinition
BOSBoston Red Sox (baseball team)
BOSBoston, MA, USA - Logan International Airport (Airport Code)
BOSBoard of Supervisors (municipal government body; various locations)
BOSBank of Sharjah (United Arab Emirates)
BOSBoard Of Studies
BOSBook of Shadows
BOSBantuan Operasional Sekolah (Indonesian: School Operating Assistance)
BOSBranch of Service
BOSBill of Sale
BOSBusiness of Science
BOSBottom of Steel (manufacturing)
BOSBank of Scotland
BOSBank of Singapore
BOSBorneo Orangutan Survival (Foundation; formerly Balikpapan Orangutan Society)
BOSBlue Ocean Strategy (book)
BOSBusiness Operating System
BOSBrotherhood of Steel
BOSBurnout Syndrome (behavioral health)
BOSBank of Slovenia
BOSBusiness of Software (conference)
BOSBehörden und Organisationen mit Sicherheitsaufgaben (German: Public Safety Authorities and Organizations)
BOSBusiness Outsourcing Solutions (various companies)
BOSBest of Show
BOSBusiness Outlook Survey (various organizations)
BOSBalance of System
BOSBoulder Open Space (Colorado)
BOSBest Opposite Sex (animal competition award)
BOSBalance of State
BOSBeginning of Stream
BOSBusiness Operations Support
BOSBlock Operating System
BOSBusiness Object Superviseur
BOSBatch Operating System
BOSBronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome (respiratory disease)
BOSBanking Ombudsman Scheme (India)
BOSBetter Online Solutions (Israel)
BOSBarber of Seville (opera)
BOSBattlefield Operating Systems
BOSBase Operating System
BOSBase of Support (physical therapy)
BOSBase Operating Support
BOSBasic Operating System
BOSBritish Origami Society (UK)
BOSBack Office System
BOSBasic Oxygen Steelmaking
BOSBank of Switzerland
BOSBackup proxy Server
BOSBreathing Oxygen System
BOSBase of Skull (anatomy)
BOSBalikpapan Orangutan Society
BOSBilbao Orkestra Sinfonikoa (Spanish: Bilbao Symphony Orchestra; Bilbao, Spain)
BOSBinary Device Object Store
BOSBook of Style (American Association for Medical Transcription)
BOSBasic Overseer Server
BOSBooks over Seas (Palos Verdes Peninsula High School; California)
BOSBroadband Operating System (Enron)
BOSBase Operation Support
BOSBromsgrove Operatic Society (UK)
BOSBusiness Office Supervisor
BOSBoots of Speed (NetHack)
BOSBook of Occasional Services (Episcopal Church)
BOSBase Operations Services
BOSBuschke-Ollendorff Syndrome
BOSBusiness Optimization Server (computing)
BOSBit Oriented Signaling (AT&T)
BOSBright Object Sensor
BOSBritish Orthodontics Society
BOSBusiness Operations Support (Sprint)
BOSBilling Output Specification (Sprint)
BOSBusiness Object Summit
BOSBackup Operating System
BOSBrazil Offshore Services
BOSBrothers of Struggle (gang faction)
BOSBattalion Orderly Sergeant
BOSBoston Celtics Limited Partnership (stock symbol)
BOSBase of Salt
BOSBasic Organization Structure (Army)
BOSBoyfriend Over Shoulder
BOSBall of Steel
BOSBehavior Observation System
BOSBrotherhood of Soldiers (gaming clan)
BOSBeacon Only Site (FAA radar)
BOSBarksdale AFB, Louisiana (designator)
BOSBell Operating System
BOSBoss over Shoulder
BOSBranchiootic Syndrome
BOSBusiness Operating Standards
BOSBattlefield Operation Systems
BOSBudget Operating System (Army)
BOSBack-Off Sub (drilling industry)
BOSBombay Orthopedic Society
BOSBootable Operating System
BOSBase Operating Supplies
BOSBasic Officer School
BOSBalance of Sale
BOSBudget Obligation System
BOSBackground Operating System
BOSBless Our Souls
BOSBroadband on Screen (TV Remote Control)
BOSBrother Over Shoulder
BOSBinary Orthogonal Signal
BOSBands Of Separation
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Aneurysmal bone cyst occurring in the base of skull, particularly clivus is a rare occurrence and accounts for less than or equal to 1% of the cases.
The imaging protocol consisted of appropriately angled continuous 5mm thick axial slices for the posterior fossa and 10 mm thick slices for the rest of brain from the base of skull to the vertex.
For some diagnoses, such as prostate cancer, paranasal sinus cancer or base of skull tumours, proton therapy is much better than conventional photon radiotherapy," says Dr Kubes.
It is most effective used against cancers including tumours affecting the base of skull or the spine.
Skeletal survey revealed macrocephaly, frontal bossing, increased density of base of skull, thick calvarium.
For species with curved horns, it is convenient and functional to divide the horn into the stem--from the base of skull up to the first arch--catching arch, and stabbing region--the straightened section up to the tip of the horn.
It is a type of radiotherapy that uses a high energy beam of protons rather than high energy X-rays to deliver a dose of radiotherapy for patients with cancer; | It works best on very rare cancers, including tumours affecting the base of skull or spine; | It can be a more effective form of therapy because it directs the radiation treatment to precisely where it is needed - with minimal damage to surrounding tissue.
Pencil beam scanning will allow radiation oncologists to more precisely treat many of these tumors and will be particularly beneficial for head and neck, base of skull and certain prostate tumors.
4) One of the 4 patients had haemotympanum on clinical examination, and a CTB was requested to exclude a base of skull fracture, but instead revealed a mandibular condyle fracture as the cause of the haemotympanum.
Thin section high resolution CT scan with MPR may aid the diagnosis of base of skull defects in patients with RM without CSF rhinorrhea when the plain CT scan/ MRI are negative.
Base of skull, nasopharynx, and parapharyngeal space.
For example, the UPMC Center for Cranial Base Surgery was the first such center established in North America, and has been a leading center for the development of new surgical techniques for the treatment of patients with tumors and other conditions affecting the base of skull, nasal, and sinus areas, and some areas of the brain.