[ UK /ˈʌpteɪk/ ]
[ US /ˈəpˌteɪk/ ]
[ US /ˈəpˌteɪk/ ]
a process of taking up or using up or consuming
they developed paper napkins with a greater uptake of liquids
- the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
How To Use uptake In A Sentence
- The decrease in myocardial oxygen consumption was evidenced by a gradual decline in atrioventricular oxygen difference, indicating a decrease in myocardial oxygen uptake relative to supply.
- Recent research has investigated one more option, Johnson reported -- that of toltrazuril sulfone or ponazuril given at a loading dose along with dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) to improve uptake of the medications. Thoroughbred News | BloodHorse.com
- Plant roots need oxygen for the uptake of water and nutrients and so do not penetrate below the water table (apart from those such as mangrove types with special adaptations).
- The oligonucleotide is chemically modified for in vivo stability and specific placental uptake. The Scientist
- Three syngeneic animals and one animal with allograft had marked focal uptake of annexin V in a linear pattern corresponding to the left thoracotomy site.
- He was quick on the uptake. Times, Sunday Times
- A number of the older tricyclic antidepressants, typical neuroleptic medications and, more recently, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors have been trialed in eating disorders.
- There are two main classes of antidepressant used for treating cataplexy - the Tricyclic antidepressants and the Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs).
- It is also unknown whether all patients with clinical symptoms or only those with diffuse scintigraphic uptake have a localized low tibial bone mineral density.
- The enhanced uptake of selenate over selenite is mediated by an active transport mechanism in the small intestine, presumably involving the same transporter protein that carries sulfate; sulfate is a close chemical cousin of selenate but not of selenite. Netvouz - new bookmarks