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intestinal absorption
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L Animal Science and Animal Products
S Biological Sciences
Uptake of substances through the lining of the intestines.
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Used For
digestive absorption
gastrointestinal absorption
USE FOR And Type
fat absorption (physiology)
Broader Term
digestive physiology
Narrower Term
iron absorption
Related Term
glucagon-like peptides
nutrient uptake
absorción intestinal
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