Etymology
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reuptake (n.)

also re-uptake, by 1977; see re- + uptake (n.).

updated on July 17, 2013

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Definitions of reuptake from WordNet

reuptake (n.)
a process of using up or consuming again;
psychopharmacologists discovered that amine reuptake is a process that inactivates monoamine neurotransmitters
Synonyms: re-uptake
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