A battery of 一组、一套、一批
1. a battery of new technologies 一批新技术
2. a battery of tests 一组试验
例: These risk factors can be identified by history, physical examination, chest roentgenogram and a clinically available battery of screening pulmonary tests.
Be based on … 以…为基础，以…为根据。
1. The film is based on a novel by D. H. Lawence.
该电影是根据D. H. Lawrence 的小说改编的。
2. Determination of the severity of acute pancreatitis based on clinical evaluation alone is accurate in only 35-40% of patients.
3. A number of recommendations published for prevention of nosocomial pneumonia are empiric rather than based on controlled observations.
4. Focal organizing pneumonia is sometimes similar to peripheral lung cancer and T.B. and thus the differential diagnosis must be based on pathology.
1. What is the basis of / for your opinion?
2. There is no scientific basis for these claims.
3. This lack of direct myocardial depression is the basis for the widespread use of morphine in patients with cardiac disease.
4. There is not at present a sound basis for selecting on approach over the others.
5. Monitoring of cardiac function on a beat-to-beat basis is essential to the patient’s safe transport.
6. Basic sciences基础科学
7. Basic scientist 基础科学家
Baseline （名词 一般用单数）
1. Percent changes from baseline values for each measurement were calculated.
2. The blood pressure rose again during intubation to levels similar to the baseline values. 插管期间血压再次上升到 与基础值相似的水平。
3. After 30 min of steady state conditions, cardiac output, serum ionized calcium and arterial blood gas tensions and pH were measured as baseline values.
4. Patient characteristics at baseline were similar in both groups.
5. Blood flow was allowed to return to baseline before the next occlusion was begun.
behavior （不可数名词） 行为
behavioral response to
例 The effects of G-protein and protein kinase inhibitor on the behavioral responses of rats to intradermal injection of capasaicin.
between ~ among
例 There were no differences between the 3 groups with respect to age, weight, gender and baseline hemodynamic variables.
例 No significant differences were found among the three diet groups.
big 和large多用于实物的大小，big较为口语。医学论文中多用large, big也常用于抽象的含义，但较口语化。
如：big difference, big mistake, big growth, big change, big improvement
如：great pleasure, great man 伟人，great scholar 伟大的学者, great happiness, 很快乐, great difficulty 很困难, great care 非常小心, great sorrow 巨大的悲痛
例: Napoleon was not a big man, but he was a great man.
1. In large institution confusion may occur and wrong patient may be operated upon or wrong operation may be attempted.
The patient exhibited severe respiratory syndrome with poor compliance and a large intrapulmonary shunt and bilateral diffuse opacification of the chest radiograph.
Because extracorporeal oxygenation requires large extracorporeal blood flows (40-90ml/kg/min) large bore drainage cannulae must be used.
Quite a large number of people attended the meeting.
[注] 数量 (amount, number) 前用 large/small 不能用 little/big.
如 Large amounts of money were spent on the study.