Definitions For Bioavailability


BIOAVAILABILITY. (countable and uncountable, plural BIOAVAILABILITYs) (biology, medicine) The extent to which a substance, id=stuff is molecularly available to cells and tissues in a living organism, which depends on factors such as solubility, {{l, mul, pH}} level, and presence of enzyme, enzymes and cofactor, cofactors; for example, even if one's ingestion of vitamin B₁₂ is average/typical, one might nonetheless have B₁₂ deficiency if one has poor metabolism of this particular vitamin. (pharmacology, nutrition) The amount of drug or nutrient which reaches the site of physiological activity after administration. : {{ux, en, poor/low oral bioavailability}}

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Finnish: biosaatavuus Georgian: ბიოშეღწევადობა German: Bioverfügbarkeit, f Hungarian: {{t-needed, hu}} Indonesian: bioavailabilitas, ketersediaan hayati Irish: bith-infhaighteacht, f Italian: biodisponibilità, f Malay: bioavailabiliti, bioketersediaan, biokeperolehan Portuguese: biodisponibilidade, f Russian: биодосту́пность, f Spanish: biodisponibilidad, f Vietnamese: sinh khả dụng

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bio + availability

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