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Reabsorption

reabsorption

1. The act or process of absorbing again, as the selective absorption by the kidneys of substances (glucose, proteins, sodium, etc.) already secreted into the renal tubules and their return to the circulating blood.

2. Resorption.


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Nervous system

... dopamine is reabsorbed by transmitting neurons. The illegal drug cocaine causes an overspill of dopamine from transmitting neurons and blocks the reabsorption of dopamine by these neurons. After the dopamine is released, cocaine slowly breaks down into inactive substances. What is the general ...

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by Catherine89
Sun Feb 05, 2012 7:22 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Nervous system
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Loop of Henle and Vasa Recta

... (so it gets concentrated and stays that way). In the ascending loop the membrane is impermeable so water cannot get in, but there is an active reabsorption of ions like Na+, K+ and Cl- meaning that the solution gets steadily more dilute towards the distal convoluted tubule. Important points ...

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by Babybel56
Wed May 11, 2011 6:07 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Loop of Henle and Vasa Recta
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Hello I was consulting some information on kidney.

I'm under the impression that there is some selective reabsorption of desirable things in the proximal convoluted tubule using active transport. Otherwise I agree :)

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by Babybel56
Sat Apr 23, 2011 8:03 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hello I was consulting some information on kidney.
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Question on filtrate in nephron becoming more concentrated

aren't the saltstaken up in the reabsorption yes they are along with glucose. biohazard covers it all except the last part regarding NaCL. loops of henle are the specific places for reabsorption

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by jwalin
Mon Oct 26, 2009 10:42 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Question on filtrate in nephron becoming more concentrated
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Re: The pill and bloating.

... me. Most birth control pills use synthetic estrogens and progesterones. One of the effects that estrogen has on your body is an increase in Sodium reabsorption in your kidneys probably by increasing aldosterone. Water basically follows where the sodium is going so that everything is balanced. This ...

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by DoomoArigatoo
Wed Aug 05, 2009 3:40 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: The pill and bloating.
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