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uptake

 [up´tāk]
absorption and incorporation of a substance by living tissue.
biologic uptake movement of hazardous substances from the environment into the tissues of plants or animals.
radioactive iodine uptake (radioiodine uptake) uptake of radioiodine from the blood by the thyroid gland; see radioiodine uptake test.
T3 resin uptake (triiodothyronine resin uptake) the uptake of radioactive triiodothyronine at binding sites on resin, contrasted to uptake at sites on thyroxine-binding globulin in the triiodothyronine resin uptake test.

up·take

(ŭp'tāk),
The absorption by a tissue of some substance, food material, mineral, and its permanent or temporary retention.

uptake

/up·take/ (up´tāk) absorption and incorporation of a substance by living tissue.

uptake

[up′tāk]
Etymology: AS, uptacan
the drawing up or absorption of a substance.

up·take

(ŭp'tāk)
The absorption by a tissue of some substance (e.g., food material, mineral) or its permanent or temporary retention.
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Given the differences observed in nutrient uptake of whole vines from previous trials, the nutrient uptake of young Pinot Noir vines was studied to provide growers with better information about the nutrient needs of young vines and when nutrient uptake occurs to provide better guidelines to manage nutrient inputs for young vineyards.
To cope up with this nitrate fluctuation, plant roots have developed two uptake systems.
Lettuce biomass and crop N uptake increased linearly with increasing irrigation water NO[sub.
This may be as a result of antagonistic effect of Zn and P with each other [20] enclosed that increasing Zn in the soil with optimum P application increased the Zn concentration in the plant, as due to more uptake, our results are further confirmed by the findings of [14].
Overall, the number of people who responded to the Departments benefit uptake activities in 2014 /15 increased by 24% on the previous year to 43,610.
As long as the agreement could be improved, the uptake rate was adjusted (step 8) and the PK model was re-run.
Data of the present study, the data presented in Table-2 revealed that the values of nutrient uptake followed by the patterns of yield obtained in different treatments.
Dye uptake was therefore calculated according to the Lambert-Beer law to determine the relationship between dye concentration and absorbance.
Caco-2 cells, which are human epithelial colorectal adenocarcinoma cells, were used as in vitro model to investigate the cellular uptake and cytotoxicity of [beta]-lg nanoparticles.
Association of vascular fluoride uptake with vascular calcification and coronary artery disease.
Healthcare workers who support clinical staff have recorded an uptake of 66.
Despite extensive study of iron availability, the exact mechanism of iron uptake remains unknown.