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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.

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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When vaccination uptake drops too far, "herd immunity" - which gives protection even to unvaccinated people - ceases to have an effect, making disease outbreaks more likely.
Uptake of the complete two-dose course of rotavirus vaccine by 12 months was 92.8 per cent in 2018, down from 93.4 per cent in 2017.
"We all have a role to play in understanding the importance of the tests and addressing the fears women have around smear tests, to improve the uptake rates of cervical screening and reduce the number of women in Scotland who are diagnosed with cervical cancer every year."
APCMA spokesman expressed dismay on the constant decline in cement uptake in the country and it felt this is because of reduction in government spending on infrastructure.
The research is particularly timely as climate scientists have predicted that extreme events will likely increase in frequency and intensity in the future, some of which we are already witnessing today, and that there will also be a change in rainfall patterns that will likely affect the ability of the Earth's vegetation to uptake carbon.
Uptake combines data analytics and machine learning with deep industry knowledge to unlock the power of data for the global industrial sector.
However, uptake is much lower among other frontline health professions, and varies widely across hospital trusts.
Evaluation of the unexpected uptakes in the thoracic region (n=15), which was the most common region of false-positive I-131 uptakes in our study, revealed that 14 of them were focal uptakes while one was a mild and diffuse uptake like a thick band in the lung.
Hicks et al report no significant FDG uptake in breast milk and suggest that close contact with infant would result in excessive radiation exposure; therefore nursing is limited for 24 hours.
Keywords: Uptake kinetics; Michaelis-Menten kinetic; Michaelis-Menten constant (Km); Maximum uptake rate (Imax); Constructed wetland.
A 35-year-old female patient with a solitary pulmonary nodule was referred to Mersin University Department of Otorhinolaryngology for asymmetrical laryngeal FDG uptake on PET/CT.
The acquisition provides Uptake with a library of equipment failure modes used for preventive and conditions-based maintenance optimisation in power generation, petrochemical, oil and gas, steel and other industries.