Definition of 'absorption'
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Being naked helps the immune system by aiding Vitamin D absorption and reducing the risk of infection and skin complaints. The Sun (2016)Both of these are dependent on the presence of magnesium for their normal absorption. Diets to Help Diabetes (1983)The aim is to make the stomach smaller and reduce the absorption of food. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The result is a delayed or reduced absorption of these drugs. Living with Angina (1991)Tea has the added disadvantage of reducing your absorption of iron. Survive the Nine to Five - a woman's guide to working well (1989)Damage here could affect absorption of food. E For Additives (1987)Orange and apple juice can also reduce drug absorption. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Iron absorption is enhanced by including meat in the diet. Miracle Micronutrients (1987)Vitamin and mineral deficiencies It is known that these drugs block the absorption of zinc. Coming Off Tranquillizers and Sleeping Pills (1991)Important for healthy skin, immune system and helps absorption of iron. The Sun (2007)Just as the refining of food affects its absorption, so processing and cooking may reduce the food value. Diets to Help Diabetes (1983)His total absorption in politics. Times, Sunday Times (2010)When it comes to skin care products, insufficient information is available on just how real the possibility of skin absorption is. Take Care of Your Skin (1990)It's also interesting that zinc and iron absorption are inhibited especially by tea and to a lesser extent by coffee drinking. Miracle Micronutrients (1987)It is easy to understand this when you think of energy absorption as a tree growing, or energy release as a log burning. The Crisis of Life on Earth - our legacy from the second millenium (1990)Vitamin C is vital for collagen and iron absorption. The Sun (2015)Add some grilled tomatoes with vitamin C to aid absorption of iron for extra energy. The Sun (2010)Vitamin C increases the absorption of iron from vegetables but reduces it from meat and decreases copper absorption. The Dictionary of Nutritional Health (1986)Many M. E. patients have problems with digestion and absorption of food. M. E. Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome - How To Live With It (1989)If you or your doctor think you have poor absorption of food due to lack of digestive enzymes, then taking a preparation of these makes sense. M. E. Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome - How To Live With It (1989)Remember to wait, though, until you have some food in your stomach as food slows the absorption of alcohol. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Because iron is so poorly absorbed, efforts have been made with certain iron tablets to mimic the body's iron absorption mechanism. Miracle Micronutrients (1987)Try also to get more vitamin C, which aids iron absorption. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)As suggested above, increased use of vitamin C at mealtimes enhances iron absorption. The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)Drugs that affect food absorption While foods can mess up the action of some medications, certain drugs can interfere with the absorption of some nutrients. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If you want to explain the effects of volcanic dust, you have to quantify both the dust's scattering of sunlight and its absorption of solar energy. Ice Time: Climate, Science, and Life on Earth (1990)
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Translations for 'absorption'
British English: absorption NOUN
The absorption of a liquid, gas, or other substance is the process of it being soaked up or taken in.
This controls the absorption of liquids.
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