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Airway Conductance

In respiratory physiology, airway resistance is the resistance of the respiratory tract to airflow during inspiration and expiration. Airway resistance is ... more

Alpha helix (rotational angle)

The alpha helix (α-helix) is a common secondary structure of proteins and is a righthand-coiled or spiral conformation (helix). Residues in α-helices ... more

Basic reproduction number for a population with an exponential age distribution

Mathematical models can project how infectious diseases progress to show the likely outcome of an epidemic and help inform public health interventions. ... more

Blood pressure ( related to the wall tension of artery or vein)

Blood pressure is related to the wall tension of the artery or vein, according to the Young–Laplace equation (assuming that the thickness of the vessel ... more

Body Mass Index - BMI

The body mass index (BMI), or Quetelet index, is a heuristic proxy for human body fat based on an individual’s weight and ... more

Body Mass Index - BMI (for pounds and inches)

The body mass index (BMI), or Quetelet index, is a heuristic proxy for human body fat based on an individual’s weight and ... more

Body Surface Area - Du Bois

In physiology and medicine, the body surface area (BSA) is the measured or calculated surface area of a human ... more

Cardiac Index

Cardiac index (CI) is a vasodynamic parameter that relates the cardiac output (CO) to body surface area (BSA), thus relating ... more

Cardiac Output

Cardiac output (Q or or CO ) is the volume of blood being pumped by the heart, in particular by a left or right ventricle in the time interval of one ... more

Compartmental SIR model in epidemiology (basic reproduction number)

In order to model the progress of an epidemic in a large population, the population diversity must be reduced to a few key characteristics which are ... more