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burden

 [ber´den]
body burden chemicals stored in the body that may be detected by analysis.

bod·y bur·den

(bod'ē bĕr'den),
Activity of a radiopharmaceutical retained by the body at a specified time following administration.

burden

1 load.
2 a heavy, oppressive load, as a disabling clinical load.
References in classic literature ?
They heard, as the last burdened family filed through the gate, a crash of falling beams and thatch behind the walls.
It was the sad confession and continual exemplification of the shortcomings of the composite man, the spirit burdened with clay and working in matter, and of the despair that assails the higher nature at finding itself so miserably thwarted by the earthly part.
Even now, when burdened with a young family, Joan Durbeyfield was a passionate lover of tune.
Xodar was burdened with the boy, and I with the three long-swords.
Upon getting back to the car, he found it burdened with the quartz-blocks that Joe's greed had heaped in it.