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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.
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The shoulders have known no ignobler burden than iron mail, and they will not stoop."
Although Jim Burden and I both live in New York, and are old friends, I do not see much of him there.
Her marriage with young Burden was the subject of sharp comment at the time.
If a young man with an idea can once get Jim Burden's attention, can manage to accompany him when he goes off into the wilds hunting for lost parks or exploring new canyons, then the money which means action is usually forthcoming.
Months afterward Jim Burden arrived at my apartment one stormy winter afternoon, with a bulging legal portfolio sheltered under his fur overcoat.
Hindbad was not a little surprised at this summons, and feared that his unguarded words might have drawn upon him the displeasure of Sindbad, so he tried to excuse himself upon the pretext that he could not leave the burden which had been entrusted to him in the street.
As Sindbad was relating his adventures chiefly on account of the porter, he ordered, before beginning his tale, that the burden which had been left in the street should be carried by some of his own servants to the place for which Hindbad had set out at first, while he remained to listen to the story.
.but a call to bear the burden of a long twilight struggle.
I might answer them as Themistocles answered the Seriphian who was abusing him and saying that he was famous, not for his own merits but because he was an Athenian: `If you had been a native of my country or I of yours, neither of us would have been famous.' And to those who are not rich and are impatient of old age, the same reply may be made; for to the good poor man old age cannot be a light burden, nor can a bad rich man ever have peace with himself.
Carrying life's burdens is difficult especially when one is alone and the loads are heavy.
states are keeping overall debt largely in check, though their pension burdens are larger and rising as per Fitch Ratings in a new report.
1.199-3(f)(1) requires that "only the taxpayer that has the benefits and burdens of ownership of the QPP" be treated as engaged in the qualifying activity.