bioavailability

Relative amount of a drug (or other substance) that will reach the systemic circulation when administered by a route other than direct intravenous injection.

Bioavailability

In pharmacology, bioavailability (BA) is a subcategory of absorption and is the fraction of an administered dose of unchanged drug that reaches the systemic circulation, one of the principal pharmacokinetic properties of drugs. By definition, when a medication is administered intravenously, its bioavailability is 100%. However, when a medication i...
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bioavailability

(bi″o-ә-vāl″ә-bil´ĭ-te) the degree to which a drug or other substance becomes available to the target tissue after administration.
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bioavailability

(from the article `pharmaceutical industry`) ...form of the drug to be used in trials must be described. The stability of the drug in the dosage form and the ability of the dosage form to ...
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bioavailability

a measure of how much of an administered drug is absorbed into the bloodstream, actually reaching the intended site of action in the body. For example, medicine is absorbed from the GI tract, travels through the bloodstream, and reaches the organ tissues, where it works to fight infection, prevent rejection, etc.
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Bioavailability

A measure of the amount of drug which is absorbed into the body and is available to exert its biological action.
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bioavailability

bioavailability 1. The physiological availability of a given amount of a drug, as distinct from its chemical potency; proportion of the administered dose which is absorbed into the bloodstream. 2. The degree to which a drug administered is distributed throughout the body and thus available for action at the desired receptor sites. 3. The extent ...
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Bioavailability

Bioavailability is the measurement of the rate and amount of a chemical compound that ultimately achieves systemic circulation and is absorbed with an active effect into various target tissues after it is eaten or administered.
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Bioavailability

Indicates measurement of the rate and amount of drug that reaches the general circulation from an administered dosage form.
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Bioavailability

The amount of a substance such as a vitamin or mineral that is available to a target tissue after ad
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bioavailability

The degree to which a drug or other substance becomes available to the target tissue after administration. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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bioavailability

the degree to which a drug or other substance becomes available to the target tissue after administration.
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bioavailability

the degree to which a drug or other substance is absorbed and circulated in the body.
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Bioavailability

The extent to which the body can utilise a particular nutrient....
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Bioavailability

The percentage of drug that is detected in the systemic circulation after its administration. Losses can be attributed to an inherent lack of absorption/passage into the systemic circulation and/or to metabolic clearance. Detection of drug can be accomplished pharmacodynamically (quantification of a biological response to the drug) or pharmacokinet...
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Bioavailability

The percentage of drug that is detected in the systemic circulation after its administration.
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bioavailability

Type: Term Pronunciation: bī′ō-ă-vāl′ă-bil′i-tē Definitions: 1. The physiologic availability of a given amount of a drug, as distinct from its chemical potency; proportion of the administered dose that is absorbed into the bloodstream.
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