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uptake

[′əp‚tāk]
(engineering)
A large pipe for exhaust gases from a boiler furnace that runs upward to a chimney or smokestack.
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The TSH level should be suppressed, along with the radioiodine uptake.
Radioiodine uptake in the metastases may be effective therapy, but usually only after total thyroidectomy.
Ablation success was measured 8 months later; success was defined as no visible thyroid bed activity or, if there was visible activity, a fractional radioiodine uptake of less than 0.
The subjects who were resistant to the perchlorate effect, as shown in Figure 1D, had baseline values for radioiodine uptake that were low (< 15%), whereas the responders all had values > 15%.
Health effects assessment for environmental perchiorate contamination: the dose response for inhibition of thyroidal radioiodine uptake in humans.
To evaluate thyroidal iodine uptake, they administered a trace amount of radioiodine and then measured the accumulated radioiodine uptake (RAIU) over the thyroid at 8 and 24 hours.
18), inhibition of thyroidal radioiodine uptake (RAIU) was measured in nine male volunteers given perchlorate at 10 mg/day in drinking water for 14 days.
Following the diet shift, rats exhibited a 50% increase in radioiodine uptake in 1 day (33).