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- ‘The use of adsorptive agents decreases the amount of the toxic agent available for absorption by the gastric mucosa.’
- ‘The institution is performing general membrane research and has recently started working on ceramic membranes and chitosan-based adsorptive membrane systems.’
- ‘Soils high in organic matter or clay are more adsorptive than coarse sandy soils.’
- ‘The first model focuses on surfaces expanding as a result of adsorptive processes.’
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