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overload

[′ō·vər‚lōd]
(civil engineering)
A load on a structure that is greater than that for which the structure was designed.
(electronics)
A load greater than that which a device is designed to handle; may cause overheating of power-handling components and distortion in signal circuits.
(geology)
The amount of sediment that exceeds the ability of a stream to transport it and is therefore deposited.

Overload

In electricity, more than a normal amount of electric current flowing through a device or machine, or a load greater than the device is designed to carry.

overload

1. A load on a structure in excess of that for which it was designed.
2. Electric current, power, or voltage in excess of that for which a device or circuit was designed.
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The type 2 HH is characterized with severe cardiac and endocrine dysfunction, due to increased iron overload leading to mortality before the age of 30, and is also known as juvenile haemochromatosis.
Serum ferritin > 300--signals iron overload for everyone.
Erythropoietin treatment in haemodialysis patients with iron overload.
Iron overload cardiomyopathy: Better understanding of an increasing disorder.
Despite the above findings, more evidence is needed to determine if iron overload impairs hematopoietic function by enhancing oxidative stress and how DFX and NAC exert their protective effects in vivo.
Unfortunately, iron overload is significantly underreported.
Children treated with modern transfusion and chelation therapy are entering early adulthood so, evaluation of various endocrine complication secondary to iron overload can be evaluated in such individuals for future interventions.
Metabolic response to subacute and subchronic iron overload in a rat model.
The most common underlying diagnoses were hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (21%), non-ischaemic dilated cardiomyopathy (17%), and ischaemic cardiomyopathy (11%), plus 20 other diagnoses including tumours, congenital heart disease, myocardial iron overload, amyloidosis, vasculitis, and apical thrombus.
The main source of accumulated iron in the body is blood transfusion in patients diagnosed with TM, whereas it is the case with iron overload in patients with TI.
Keywords: Diabetes Mellitus, Blood Transfusion, Blood Component Transfusion, Blood Donors, Iron Overload, Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2, Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1.