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Amount of a substance that becomes available (reaches the target organ or systemic circulation) to an organism's body for bioactivity when introduced through ingestion, inhalation, injection, or skin contact. Rate of bioavailability depends on factors such as the type of the substance (whether fat soluble or water soluble, for instance) and the composition of diet. The ability of a body to absorb lead, for example, is enhanced if the diet is deficient in calcium or iron.

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The bioavailability of our secret and special ingredient was quite abundant in the region which influenced our decision for the warehouse's location.
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If you are working with hazardous materials it is very important that you always know the bioavailability of what you are dealing with.
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In class that day, we learned about bioavailability and the degree in which a drug became absorbed into a living thing.
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