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1. The total demand for all goods and services in an economy. One calculates the absorption by adding the value of all goods and services produced and consumed locally to that of all imports.

2. A French term for acquisition.


the sharing of indirect costs or OVERHEADS to units of product by means of COST RATES. Provided that actual overheads do not exceed BUDGET and that actual output is the same as budgeted output, then the overhead cost rate should allow total product cost to be determined, and a selling price set which will recover the overhead costs involved in producing and selling the product. See STANDARD COST, OVERHEAD COST VARIANCE.
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Effect of COS on the intestinal absorption of forsythoside A, isoforsythoside and forsythoside B in Fructus Forsythiae extract in situ single pass intestinal perfusion model
Some of the same factors that can explain why iron deficiency is so common (especially a low proportion of iron-rich animal foods to phytate in the overall diet) will also affect the intestinal absorption of zinc.
Recently, it was demonstrated that nitric oxide (NO) donors and polyamines were also effective for improving the intestinal absorption of poorly absorbable drugs (Fetih et al.
Abstract #P109: "The Fluid Composite Effect (FCE): A Clinically Important Surrogate Measure of Intestinal Absorption in Adult Subjects with Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS)-Intestinal Failure (IF) Dependent on Parenteral Support (PS) Being Treated with Teduglutide" by Jeppesen et al.
Orally administered tenapanor has been shown in clinical trials to reduce the intestinal absorption of both dietary sodium and phosphorus.
These results suggest that the coadministration with green tea catechins, particularly EGCG, causes a significant alteration in the pharmacokinetics of nadolol, possibly through the inhibition of its intestinal absorption mediated by uptake transporters.
Whereas the biological activities of flavonoids have been characterized in vitro, there are no clear experimental data demonstrating that chronic dietary intake and intestinal absorption of flavonoids actually protects the heart against ischemia-reperfusion injury.
Fructose malabsorption tends to occur primarily when the fructose concentration or a meal exceeds that of glucose, because glucose enhances the intestinal absorption of fructose.
Traditional Chinese medicine has been widely used to treat a variety of diseases, and many Chinese herbal medicines have been reported to improve intestinal absorption of nutrients (Kong et al.
A similar 1 week crossover trial in 12 preterm infants (born after 20-32 weeks of gestation) using infant formula with Betapol or a control infant formula containing only 13% palmitic acid in the sn-2 position found significantly greater intestinal absorption of saturated, palmitic, myristic and stearic fatty acids with Betapol compared with the commercial infant formula.
The authors noted that the reversible effect of omeprazole "further supports the hypothesis that normal gastric acid secretion is necessary for effective intestinal absorption of thyroxine.
Each Allicor tablet contains 150 mg of garlic powder and a polymeric matrix that allows the slow release and intestinal absorption of biologically active components.