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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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The influence of different concentrations of P-gp inhibitor verapamil hydrochloride upon intestinal absorption of various constituents is shown in Figure 5.
Furthermore, sharp decline of parasite density immediately after quinine and doxycycline administration by nasogastric tube is not consistent with the proposed hypothesis of reduced intestinal absorption.
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The concentration of phosphorus in circulation is influenced by parathyroid gland function, intestinal absorption, renal function, bone metabolism, and nutrition.
Effect of COS on the intestinal absorption offorsythoside A, isoforsythoside and forsythoside B in Fructus Forsythiae extract
Most cows in first and second lactations adapt to this Calcium stress by rapidly increasing intestinal absorption and bone Calcium resorption, activities regulated by parathyroid hormone and 1-25 dihydroxy-Vitamin D (Goff et al.
Effect of antacid and H2 receptor antagonists on the intestinal absorption of folic acid.
A number of studies have examined intestinal absorption of such solutions to better understand what ingredients may be beneficial in this regard.
While the mechanism for hypomagnesemia is not known, long-term use of PPIs may affect intestinal absorption of magnesium, the statement said.
Reduced intestinal absorption and urinary loss of tryptophan lead to reduced availability of this amino acid for the synthesis of niacin.
Among his topics are the underlying principles of human metabolism, digestion and intestinal absorption, important endocrine organs and hormones, the nervous system and metabolism, coping with some extreme situations, diabetes mellitus, and energy balance and body weight regulation.