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Summons

summon

1. To call, bid, or cite; to notify to come to appear; often with up. Stiffen the sinews, summon up the blood. (Shak) Trumpets summon him to war. (Dryden)

2. To give notice to, or command to appear, as in court; to cite by authority; as, to summon witnesses.

3. To call upon to surrender, as a fort.

Synonym: To call, cite, notify, convene, convoke, excite, invite, bid. See Call.

Origin: OE. Somonen, OF. Sumundre, semondre, F. Semondre, from (assumed) LL. Summonere, for L. Summonere to give a hint; sub under _ monere to admonish, to warn. See Monition, and cf. Submonish.


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... from the bowmans capsule to the proximal tubule, leading the the decending limb of the loop of henle. -I am not sure what u mean by 'the glucose summons the ions' but what i think you are talking about is: at the point where the filtrate passes into the decending loop of henle, which reaches ...

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by zalaskit
Mon May 29, 2006 10:03 pm
 
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... such as glucose, amino acids, water, ions and urea pass out of the glomerulus, through the Bowman’s capsule into the nephron. All of the glucose summons the ions and much of the water is reabsorbed back into the blood capillaries because they are useful to the body. This is taken place by active ...

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by chenglorraine
Mon May 29, 2006 4:24 pm
 
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