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uptake

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uptake

noun up·take \ˈəp-ˌtāk\

Definition of UPTAKE

:  an act or instance of absorbing and incorporating something especially into a living organism, tissue, or cell <oxygen uptake> <thyroid function should be determined by radioiodine uptake studies—Journal of the American Medical Association>
March 03, 2015
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