Absorption vs Abetalipoproteinemia - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between absorption and abetalipoproteinemia

is that absorption is absorption (act or process of absorbing, either liquid or light) while abetalipoproteinemia is a rare autosomal recessive disorder that interferes with the normal absorption of fat and fat-soluble vitamins from food.

absorption

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act or process of absorbing or of being absorbed as,
  • # (obsolete) engulfing; swallowing up, as of bodies or land.
  • # assimilate; incorporation.
  • ''the absorption of a smaller tribe into a larger
  • the absorption of bodies in a whirlpool
  • # (chemistry, physics) the imbibing or reception by molecular or chemical action, of radiant energy; the process of being neutrons being absorbed by the nucleus; interception.
  • the absorption of light, heat, electricity, etc.
  • # (physiology) in living organisms, the process by which the materials of growth and nutrition are absorbed and conveyed to the tissues and organs; taking in by various means, such as by osmosis.
  • Entire engrossment or occupation of the mind.
  • absorption in some employment
  • Mental assimilation.
  • (electrical engineering) The retaining of electrical energy for a short time after it has been introduced to the dielectric.
  • The taking on of by a shipping company of special charges by another without price increase.
  • The natural lessening of radio waves due to atmospheric interference.
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    abetalipoproteinemia

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun) (wikipedia abetalipoproteinemia)
  • A rare autosomal recessive disorder that interferes with the normal absorption of fat and fat-soluble vitamins from food.
  • Alternative forms

    * abetalipoproteinaemia

    Synonyms

    * Bassen-Kornzweig syndrome

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