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load

 [lōd]
the quantity of something that is carried or borne.
case load the number of patients under the care of an individual health care worker.
viral load the number of copies of RNA of a given virus per milliliter of blood.

load

(lōd),
1. A departure from normal body content, as of water, salt, or heat; positive loads are quantities in excess of the normal; negative loads are quantities in deficit.
2. The quantity of a measurable entity borne by an object or organism.
[M.E. lode, fr. A.S. lād,]

load

a departure from normal body values for parameters such as water content, salt concentration, and heat. A positive load indicates a higher-than-normal value, whereas a negative load indicates a below-normal value.

load

A measurable quantity of a thing. See Patient load Drug slang 25 bags of heroin Medtalk The content of a substance or material. See Afterload, Front load, Standard load.

load

(lōd)
1. The quantity of a measurable entity borne by an object or organism.
2. A departure from normal body content, as of water, salt, or heat; positive loads are quantities in excess of the normal; negative loads are quantities in deficit.

load

deforming/potentially deforming forces applied to an object; loads (i.e. tension, compression and shear) often occur in combination (e.g. bending causes tension on one aspect and compression on the other; torsion imposes simultaneous tension, compression and shear)

load

(lōd)
Departure from normal body content; positive loads are quantities in excess of normal; negative loads are quantities in deficit.

load,

n an external force applied to an object.
load, occlusal,
n the stresses generated by functional or habitual contacting of the occlusal surfaces of the upper and lower teeth. There are two components of such stress loads: the vertically directed components and those components that tend to move a tooth or denture laterally. See also force, occlusal.

load

the quantity of a measurable form of work, e.g. metabolic or circulatory, borne by an organism, especially when it exceeds the normal amount of work for that process. Called also workload.
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