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reabsorb

 [re″ab-sorb´]
to absorb again; to undergo or to subject to reabsorption; to resorb.
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In healthy, nondiabetic individuals, virtually all of the glucose filtered from the plasma by the kidneys is reabsorbed in the proximal tubule, with little to no glucose appearing in the urine.
Because the rats reabsorb so much water, the urine they expel is highly concentrated.
Because they are small and not bound to protein, sodium, chloride and water are all freely filtered at the glomerulus and are reabsorbed throughout most of the nephron.
13, 2003), the brains of suicide victims evince, on average, more of the brain stem enzyme that synthesizes serotonin, more of the receptors that feed off it, and fewer of the transporters that reabsorb it- together, marks of serotonin starvation.
As this new small balloon of cells is being formed, it pushes older cells to the surface of the colon, where they reabsorb water and eventually die, and are finally sloughed off in the waste moving through the gut.
The pigments shade sensitive photosynthetic tissue in fall while trees reabsorb nutrients from their leaves.
The humble yellow wildflower appears to reduce the rate at which brain cells reabsorb a chemical associated with depression.
However, just as it takes hours to dry materials, it can take an hour (and typically more) for material to reabsorb moisture from the air.
Today, the jingoists contend, the Russian Army will reabsorb Belarus and Ukraine; then they will march into Riga and Warsaw; then the hungry Russian bear will restore the evil empire in its thirst for warm-water ports in Turkey and the Persian Gulf.
We are rapidly adding pollutants to our earth's atmosphere faster than the natural processes can reabsorb them.
The bone forming osteoblasts are almost exclusively active during the formation of medullary bone during lay; however the osteoclasts, which reabsorb the medullary bone for calcium transport to the shell gland, act also on the structural cortical bone.
For the first time, researchers discovered that in the nephrons, the functional units of the kidneys, had coated a specialized part of cells called brush borders, which help reabsorb and process proteins.