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(Latin: suffix used to form abstract nouns expressing act, state, quality, property, or condition corresponding to an adjective)

barbarity
1. Savage brutality or cruelty in actions or conduct.
2. A cruel or savage act.
3. Brutal or inhuman conduct; cruelty.
4. An act or instance of cruelty or inhumanity.
5. Crudity of style, taste, expression, etc.
baricity
The weight or density of a substance in comparison to a different substance at similar conditions of temperature and atmospheric pressure.
bellicosity
1. Characterized by being in favor of or inclined to start quarrels or wars.
2. Warlike in nature; aggressive; hostile.
3. Showing or having the impulse to be combative.

I shall give a propagandist reason for starting the war, no matter whether it is plausible or not. The victor will not be asked afterwards whether he told the truth or not. When starting and waging war it is not right that matters, but victory.

—Adolf Hitler, German dictator
benignity (s) (noun), benignities (pl)
1. Relating to a kindness and gentleness of attitude and appearance: No one would call the actress particularly beautiful, but most people would agree that there is a benignity regarding her appearance that enhances her charm and fascinates all of those who associate with her.
2. A kind or gracious act: After a stressful week, Mrs. Challace, the famed lawyer, enjoyed being home and receiving many benignities from her family; all of whom helped her relax and forget the burdens related to her profession.
bibacity
1. The practice or habit of drinking too much; tippling.
2. An addiction to drink.
bibosity
Capacity for drinking.
bicentricity (s), bicentricities (pl) (nouns)
1. Having two points or places that are equally distant from the sides or outer boundaries of something.
2. The point around which something or an object rotates or revolves.
bioactivity
The effect that a substance or agent has on living tissue or an organism.
bioavailability (s) (noun), bioavailabilities (pl)
1. The physiological accessibility of a given amount of a drug, as distinct from its chemical potency; proportion of the administered dose which is absorbed into the bloodstream: "The local veterinarian was conscious of the bioavailability of the medications which were prescribed for the horses."
2. The degree to which a drug is in place throughout the body and is ready for action at the desired receptor sites: "After receiving an injection, the doctor advised the patient to rest while she monitored the bioavailability of the medication."
3. The extent to which a nutrient or medication can be used by a person: "In order to adjust the medications properly, the doctor monitored the bioavailability of the medication that was prescribed for the patient."

"Bioavailability is used to determine whether different brand-name drugs, a generic name as opposed to a brand-name drug, or, in some cases, different batches of the same brand name drug, will produce the same therapeutic effects."

biocompatible
1. The compatibility of a donated organ or artificial limb with the living tissue into which it is implanted or with which it is brought into contact. Incompatibility leads to toxic reactions or immunological rejection.
2. Being harmonious with life; that is, not having toxic or injurious effects on biological functions.
3. The capability of coexistence with living tissues or organisms without causing harm: "Artificial joint adhesives must have biocompatibility with bone and muscle or they will result in sever damage."
biodiversity
1. The number and variety of organisms in a given locality, community, or ecosystem at a given time.
2. In different contexts it may denote: the number of different species present in a given environment (species diversity); the genetic diversity within a species (genetic diversity); the number of different ecosystems present in a given environment (ecological diversity).

High biodiversity is typical of complex and highly productive ecosystems; such as, tropical rain forests, where a small area can contain many different species of animals, plants, and other organisms.

Biodiversity is often used as an indicator of the health of such ecosystems.

biofidelity (s) (noun), biofidelities (pl)
The quality of being lifelike in appearance: "Biofidelities or dummies representing humanoid bodies that are used in safety investigations of motor vehicles or in demonstrations of cardiopulmonary resuscitation."
bionegativity (s) (noun), bionegativities (pl)
Abnormality of a person's composition in which one or more parts disturb the total operating condition of an organism: In an entirely healthy neurological organism, the various parts are integrated in such a way that they promote the total function of the body, while in bionegativity, or an abnormal situation, the integration is unbalanced or diminished as one or more parts slow down or interfere with the normal activity which promotes the total function.
bipolarity
bisexuality