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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.
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In other words, to avoid unduly burdening payers, the commencement of information reporting should be deferred until a reliable telephone verification system is operarational.
Domestically, the current system targets our working poor for abuse, while burdening them with regressive Social Security taxes.
For example, lenders complain about consumers who make applications to several lenders, thus burdening them with processing loan applications that likely will not become closed loans.