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saturate

i. To reduce the effectiveness of any type of defense by the tactic of bringing so many aircraft per unit of time over a defense area that the electronic and mechanical responses of the defender's equipment, such as the surface-to-air weapons, become erratic because of the multiplicity of targets.
ii. To attack an area with bombs or other missiles in a manner that leaves no place in the area unscathed.
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A saturable transport mechanism in the intestinal absorption of gabapentin is the underlying cause of the lack of proportionality between increasing dose and drug levels in plasma.
2008) also reported the absorption enhancing effect of chitosan hexamer for FD4, and found that its absorption enhancing effect was almost saturable up to 0.
2007) establecen que cada columna y yugo es representado por una resistencia de perdidas en el nucleo junto con una inductancia saturable.
32) The degree of protein binding is affected by both the serum drug concentration and the albumin level, with saturable protein binding occurring at higher drug levels.
More exceptionally, neurotransmitters, mainly opioids, are directly released from the brain to the blood through saturable glycoproteins (Pgp) transport system [88].
Saturable attachment sites for polyhedron-derived baculovirus on insect cells and evidence for entry via direct membrane fusion.
The Zn absorption in human intestine is a saturable process; therefore, trivariate model predicts TAZ not only on the concentrations of both Zn and phytate in daily diet, but also on their daily intake levels.
It is also noted that the performance of the subsequent system, which is limited by the degradation of the extinction ratio, is expected to be significantly enhanced using saturable absorbers [40].
Spontaneous cellular uptake of exogenous messenger RNA in vivo is nucleic acid-specific, saturable and ion dependent.
Adicionalmente se deben dar aportes de sales de calcio oral, ya sea mediante carbonato de calcio (40% de la tableta corresponde a calcio elemental) o citrato de calcio (21% de la tableta equivale a calcio elemental), entre 1-2 gramos de calcio elemental al dia, como dosis total, que se debe ser repartir durante el dia, ya que el mecanismo de absorcion de calcio en el intestino es saturable.
Absorption of fructose by isolated small intestine of rats is via a specific saturable carrier in the absence of glucose and by the disaccharidase-related transport system in the presence of glucose.
Xylem sap pH increase: A drought signal received at the apoplastic face of the guard cell that involves the suppression of saturable abscisic acid uptake by the epidermal symplast.