adsorption theory of narcosis

ad·sorp·tion the·o·ry of nar·co·sis

that a drug becomes concentrated at the surface of the cell as a result of adsorption, and thus alters permeability and metabolism.
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ad·sorp·tion the·o·ry of nar·co·sis

(ad-sōrp'shŭn thē'ŏr-ē nahr-kō'sis)
That a drug becomes concentrated at the surface of the cell as a result of adsorption, and thus alters permeability and metabolism.
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ad·sorp·tion the·o·ry of nar·co·sis

(ad-sōrp'shŭn thē'ŏr-ē nahr-kō'sis)
That a drug becomes concentrated at the surface of the cell as a result of adsorption, and thus alters permeability and metabolism.
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