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reabsorption

 [re″ab-sorp´shun]
1. the act or process of absorbing again, as the absorption by the kidneys of substances that were already secreted into the tubules, such as glucose, proteins, or sodium.

reabsorption

/re·ab·sorp·tion/ (re″ab-sorp´shun)
1. the act or process of absorbing again, as the absorption by the kidneys of substances (glucose, proteins, sodium, etc.) already secreted into the renal tubules.

reabsorption

[rē′əbsôrp′shən]
the process of something being absorbed again, such as the removal of calcium from the bone back into the blood. Also called resorption.

reabsorption

The flow of glomerular filtrate from the proximal tubule of the nephron into the peritubular capillaries, which allows the selective passage of certain substances (glucose, proteins, sodium) back into the circulation.

reabsorption

Physiology The selective passage of certain substances–glucose, proteins, sodium–back into the circulation after it had been secreted into the renal tubules. See Countertransport.

reabsorption

1. the act or process of absorbing again, as the absorption by the kidneys of substances (glucose, proteins, sodium, etc.) already secreted into the renal tubules.
2. resorption.
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On a montre, chez le rat, une alteration de la reabsorption de calcium par le tubule renal proximal dans le rein post-obstructif[sup.
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The term 'phosphatonin', which refers to a circulating factor that influences and controls renal handling of phosphate, was first coined to describe the then putative circulating factor (hormone) in X-linked hypophosphataemic rickets (XLH) and tumour induced osteomalacia (TIO) which was thought to be responsible for the defect in renal phosphate reabsorption characteristic of the diseases.
However, its major role is to increase the flow of calcium into the bloodstream by promoting absorption of calcium and phosphorus from food in the intestines, and reabsorption of calcium in the kidneys; it enables normal mineralization of bone and prevents hypocalcemic tetany.
It is the first late-stage data on the once-daily pill dapagliflozin, a member of a class of drugs known as SGLT2 inhibitors and designed to block reabsorption of glucose to lower elevated blood sugar levels.
In this study, we found that clinical results were better in cases of complete removal, and that after only partial arthroscopic removal, the radiographic aspects change into the typical pattern of the reabsorption phase.
In this research we have investigated the use of two bone biomarkers, one for bone reabsorption (urinary deoxypyridinoline, Dpd) and the other for bone formation (bone specific alkaline phosphatase, BAP) in sedentary and physically active SCI men, to establish the rate of bone turnover.
This may be achieved by vitamin C having an effect on the reabsorption of uric acid by the kidneys.
But it may also be speculated that late reabsorption of prilocain if it was injected within the myelin sheath or immediate healing of a small reversible injury of the neuronal fibers might have been the reasons.