1st International Course on
Integrated Biomarkers

Biochemical and Bioimaging Endpoints in Cardiocerebrovascular Diagnosis,
Prevention, Therapy and Drug Development


Biomarkers 2005

To facilitate the dialogue among the multidisciplinary scientists, definition of the acronyms and of more specialized terms have been reported. Every amendment is welcome.

Andrea P. Peracino
Stefano Bellosta
Nicola Ferri
Riccardo Roggeri

Biological Variability
the Variability observed when a quantity is measured in different specimens from the same individual obtained over a time span.this variability is due to both imprecision of the measurement procedure, the metrological variability, and the rhythmic and random fluctuations of the quantity value around a virtual homeostatic set point, the intra-individual biological variability.


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