Definition of Bioavailability

1. Noun. (pharmacology) The amount of drug which reaches the site of physiological activity after administration. ¹



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Definition of Bioavailability

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Medical Definition of Bioavailability

1. The degree to which a drug or other substance becomes available to the target tissue after administration. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bioavailability

bioarchitecture
bioarm
bioastronautic
bioastronautical
bioastronautics
bioattack
bioaugmentation
bioautography
bioavailabilities
bioavailability (current term)
bioavailabilty
bioavailable
bioavailibility
biobank
biobanker
biobanking
biobanks
biobased
biobed
biobeds
biobehavioral
biobehavioural
bioblast
bioblasts

Literary usage of Bioavailability

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1. Can Food-Based Strategies Help Reduce Vitnam A and Iron Deficiencies?: A by Marie T. Ruel (2001)
"Certain combinations of foods, when eaten together, promote nonheme iron bioavailability either by increasing substances that enhance absorption of iron or ..."

2. Dietary Reference Intakes Research Synthesis: Workshop Summary by Carol West Suitor, Linda D. Meyers (2007)
"In particular, the EAR for iron was based on an estimated 18 percent iron bioavailability from a typical North American dietary intake. ..."

3. Guide for Conducting Treatability Studies Under CERCLA: Biodegradation by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"The biological availability, or bioavailability, of a contaminant is a function of the contaminant's solubility in water and its tendency to adsorb on the ..."

4. Mineral Tolerance of Animals by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"In general, the bioavailability of cadmium chloride supplemented to water is ... The bioavailability of cadmium in animal tissues is usually less than that ..."

5. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Food and Drugs, PT. 300-499, Revised by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"(e) Evidence measuring the in vivo bioavailability and demonstrating the in vivo bioequivalence of a drug product shall be obtained using one of the ..."

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