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absorb

[əb′sȯrb]
(chemistry)
To take up a substance in bulk.
(electromagnetism)
To take up energy from radiation.
(physics)
To take up matter or radiation.
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From the hospital's perspective, employing INSORB Absorbable Stapler will be rewarding, as it leads to improved clinical outcomes and thus increases patient satisfaction.
Variance analysis results of treatments showed that there are significant differences at 5% level among different levels of added phosphorus, different levels of time duration and interaction effects among them on absorbable phosphorus concentration, dissolved phosphorus and absorbable Zn and Mn in soil.
The company's revolutionary absorbable metal stent recently entered the clinical phase and is scheduled to be launched in mid-2005.
Sutureless anastomosis of the small intestine and the colon in pigs using an absorbable intraluminal stent and fibrin glue.
Covidien V-Loc[TM] 180 Absorbable Wound Closure Device Time Study.
Fixation Device, an absorbable ''strap'' device, provides superior holding strength, the study found that the absorbable blunt-tip hollow screw-fastener device at a 30-degree deployment angle is associated with an increased occurrence of immediate tack failure.
Simon Williams, President and CEO of Tepha, stated, "We are delighted that the FDA has cleared the TephaFLEX Absorbable Suture, and determined that devices of this type will be regulated as class II (510k) devices.
a privately held biopharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies, announced today that it has received CE mark approval for the recently FDA cleared Comfortear Lacrisolve(TM) Absorbable Punctum Plug.
Natural absorbable suture chromic (chromic catgut 1) 1/2 atraumatic curved needle needle circle presentation about 36 millimeters.
com just published a new market research report: Global Markets for Specialty Surgical Wound Care Products in 2013: Surgical Sealants, Glues, Absorbable Hemostats, and Adhesion Prevention Products Abstract Overview The global market for specialty surgical wound care products-which include sealants, glues, absorbable hemostats, and adhesion prevention products-was valued at $3.