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loading

 [lōd´ing]
1. administering sufficient quantities of a substance to test a subject's ability to metabolize or absorb it.
2. the exertion of lengthening force on a body part such as a muscle or ligament.

load·ing

(lōd'ing),
Administration of a substance for the purpose of testing metabolic function.

loading

/load·ing/ (lōd´ing)
1. administering sufficient quantities of a substance to test a subject's ability to metabolize or absorb it.
2. exertion of lengthening force on a part such as a muscle or ligament.

loading

1 the administration of a substance in sufficient quantity to test a patient's ability to metabolize or absorb it.
2 the exertion of force on a muscle or ligament to increase its strength.

loading

Physiology The adding of a substance to a system or to the body. See Bicarbonate loading, Carbohydrate loading, Phosphate loading, Soda loading.

load·ing

(lōd'ing)
1. Administration of a substance for the purpose of testing metabolic function or of rapidly achieving therapeutic levels of a drug.
2. Application of weight or resistance to a muscle or through a joint.
See also: axial loading

load·ing

(lōd'ing)
1. Process in which dental prosthesis is placed into functional occlusion.
2. Administration of a substance for the purpose of testing metabolic function.

loading,

n the amount included in the premiums to meet liabilities beyond anticipated claims payments to provide administrative costs and contributions to reserve funds and to cover contingencies such as unexpected loss or adverse fluctuation.

loading

administering sufficient quantities of a substance to test a subject's ability to metabolize or absorb it.

loading dose
see loading dose.
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