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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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* Requiring the secretary of Health and Human Services to ensure that FDA reviewers receive training on the intent and application of the least burdensome requirements;
The high tribunal considered the argument of the PCG guardsmen who said that the continuing hearings on the case in Basco "would be burdensome not only to the accused but also the prosecution," as the evidence and witnesses would have to be transported from Manila to Batanes during the hearings.
"By eliminating outdated or overly burdensome requirements, hospitals and healthcare professionals can focus on treating patients."
Whether a company manager considers a measure to be burdensome or not depends to a large extent on the situation of the particular company.
They examined Medicare data covering all nursing home residents in the United States and defined "burdensome transitions" according to interviews with families and the expert opinions of geriatricians and palliative medicine specialists.
The rate of burdensome transitions was lowest in Alaska (2%) and highest in Louisiana (37%).
The survey said that over 80% of small firms use external help to deal with current regulation, and 54% see the rules as either fairly or extremely burdensome. It said 21% of businesses had been threatened with an employment tribunal, and 61% believe such tribunals are weighted against the employer.
The Democrat-controlled Senate is likely to take its cue from opponents such as Damon Silvers, policy director and special counsel for the AFL-CIO, who says The Burdensome Data Collection Relief Act should be called "The Promote CEO Pay Secrecy Act."
* When a lessee terminates a lease by purchasing the leased property, the IRS requires capitalization of the entire purchase price, However, some courts have allowed the excess of the price over the fair market value to be deducted as the cost of buying out a burdensome lease,
"Suddenlink has a provision in [the ordinance] that says if the city grants a franchise to another provider that is less burdensome or more favorable than what Suddenlink has today, that Suddenlink can opt for those terms and conditions," said John Strode, vice president of Ritter Communications.
enforcement-only approaches to immigration along the lines of the burdensome employer enforcement legislation that the U.S.
Even though he advocated euthanasia, what he wanted was just to embrace the natural end of his burdensome life.