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Absorption

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.

absorption

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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When the dietary cholesterol intake increases, intestinal absorption of cholesterol decreases, while the expression of steroid efflux transporters ABCG5 and ABCG8 are upregulated.
The influence of different concentrations of P-gp inhibitor verapamil hydrochloride upon intestinal absorption of various constituents is shown in Figure 5.
Owen, Water-in-oil microemulsions containing medium-chain fatty acids/salts: formulation and intestinal absorption enhancement evaluation, Pharm Res, 13, 210-215 (1996).
Most likely, decreased intestinal absorption capacity was the result of an exocrine pancreatic dysfunction since 13/15 patients had a decreased level of FE1.
In this experiment, the effects of daidzin and soybean milk on the intestinal absorption of puerarin were explored through intestinal absorption studies of different combinations of soybean glycosides, soybean milk, and puerarin.
Wang et al., "Establishment of Caco-2 cell monolayer model and standard operation procedure for assessing intestinal absorption of chemical components of traditional Chinese medicine," Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine, vol.
Walle, Methylation of Dietary Flavones Greatly Improves their Hepatic Metabolic Stability and Intestinal Absorption, Mol.
An appropriate balance between ruminally degradable and undergradable protein fractions can assure sufficient amount of required AAs balance for intestinal absorption to match animal's requirement.
It appears in the blood circulation incorporated into chylomicrons and other apo-B containing lipoproteins and requires a sophisticated system of intestinal absorption and distribution among the tissues.
These abnormalities are thought to be due to erratic delivery of levodopa to the brain, which may result from the fact that large neutral amino acids (phenylalanine, tyrosine, methionine, leucine, isoleucine, valine, and tryptophan) compete with levodopa for intestinal absorption and for transport across the blood-brain barrier.
Also Pappenheimer and Michel (2003) proved a decisive role of villi in the intestinal absorption of nutrients.
Following menopause, intestinal absorption of calcium declines with the corresponding decrease in estrogen.