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delivery

1. Sport
a. the act or manner of bowling or throwing a ball
b. the ball so delivered
2. Law an actual or symbolic handing over of property, a deed, etc.
3. Engineering the discharge rate of a compressor or pump
4. (in South Africa) the supply of basic services to communities deprived under apartheid
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The in vitro drug-release data showed that the copoly(AMPS/AAm) nanohydrogels have a high potential for site-specific delivery of 5-FU targeted to stomach and colon.
It overviews gastrointestinal physiology and how it governs oral drug delivery, and discusses the use of polymers in conventional oral dosage forms, including tablets and pellets; more advanced use in extended or sustained release drug delivery, including inert and swellable matrices and osmotic systems; and specific applications, such as those used for gastroretention and associated drug delivery systems, site-specific delivery to the small intestine and colon, mucoadhesion, and those suitable for micro- and nano-particles for protein and gene delivery.

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