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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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SOHA also increases radioiodine uptake in thyroid cancer cells.
Changing normal values for thyroidal radioiodine uptake.
Effect of reserpine on salivary gland radioiodine uptake in thyroid cancer.
3 mg of either rhTSH or a placebo saline injection 24 hours before treatment with radioiodine doses customized to each patient, based in part on radioiodine uptake measured at baseline and 12 months.
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.
Suppression of thyroid radioiodine uptake by various doses of stable iodide.
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.