Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of reabsorbing, or the state of being reabsorbed.
- n. physics The subsequent absorption of emitted radiation
- n. physiology The subsequent absorption of a secreted substance
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act or process of reabsorbing.
- n. the organic process in which the substance of some differentiated structure that has been produced by the body undergoes lysis and assimilation
“The term 'reabsorption' here stands as an instance of all the states of”
“One name is "process theology," but I shall rather call it "reabsorption theology," for the word "reabsorption" highlights the allegedly inevitable end point of human history as well as its supposed starting point in a precreation union with God.”
“It is designed to block reabsorption of blood sugar and causes excretion of the glucose in urine.”
“Salt sensitivity in obese individuals may be a consequence of increased sympathetic activity, decreased responsiveness to atrial natriuretic peptide, activation of the renin-angiotensin system or mechanical pressure on the kidneys that increases sodium reabsorption.”
“Constipation and imbalances in the gut bacteria can worsen the situation, because they lead to the reabsorption of estrogen from the gut back into your blood, even after your liver has tried to get rid of it.”
“Julius Axelrod, the doctor who eventually won the fight for the Nobel, called this a reuptake mechanism, and soon neuroscientists had two ways to make a brain chemical more available: stop its destruction by inhibiting an enzyme or prevent its reabsorption.”
“They continue a host of actions that evidence a long-term plan to effect a real or de facto reabsorption of these free nations back into what was the old Soviet Union.”
“Too much FGF23 turns off phosphate reabsorption in the kidneys, with the result that phosphate is excreted in the urine.”
“After a year as a clinical fellow, I moved into the laboratory in order to study renal transport: processes of reabsorption and secretion.”
“In addition, constipation and imbalances in the gut bacteria can lead to the reabsorption of estrogen from the gut back into your blood, even after your liver has tried to get rid of it.”
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