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bioavailability

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The degree to which or rate at which a drug or other substance is absorbed or becomes available at the site of physiological activity after administration.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The amount of drug which reaches the site of physiological activity after administration.

Etymologies

bio- +‎ availability (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Oral doses are rapidly and completely absorbed, with peak levels reached after 29 to 90 minutes; however, bioavailability is low due to a hepatic first-pass effect. 6 The pharmacokinetics are not significantly affected by gender, age, renal failure or hemodialysis beginning one hour after drug administration.

    Flumanazil

  • And researchers continue to enhance "bioavailability"-the proportion of the drug's active ingredients that actually reach the patient's relevant tissues.

    Slate Magazine

  • The sprouting process is also said to boost "bioavailability" - or ability for the body to make use - of certain nutrients such as calcium.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • (called bioavailability) must be within 20 percent of the branded drug.

    www.appeal-democrat.com - News :

  • Furthermore, researchers have found that the iodine in salt has poor bioavailability, meaning that the body does not fully absorb the dosage.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • The type of silicon in beer, called orthosilicic acid, has a 50 percent bioavailability, meaning that much is available for use in the body.

    Livescience.com

  • This study links the increased bioavailability of the male hormone testosterone to the change in fat patterning observed during menopause.

    How Menopause Turns Women Into SWANs | Dr. Sharma's Obesity Notes

  • Anderson said that based on the findings of other researchers, she suspects that the abundant use of dispersants by BP increased the bioavailability of the PAHs in this case.

    Researchers Found 40-Fold Increase In Carcinogenic Compounds In Gulf

  • Most shakes are very high in their bioavailability, which means they absorb quickly and effectively, but the body requires the sustenance that it has been accustomed to for thousands of years: real food.

    Body by Design

  • "It is well-documented that glyphosate promotes soil pathogens and is already implicated with the increase of more than 40 plant diseases; it dismantles plant defenses by chelating vital nutrients; and it reduces the bioavailability of nutrients in feed, which in turn can cause animal disorders," he wrote.

    Roundup: Birth Defects Caused By World's Top-Selling Weedkiller, Scientists Say

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