This is especially the case when the imbibition of the cell wall is one-sided, and causes a bending of the cell.
I proceeded with the imbibition of Father McPhilpin's excellent tea.
The inner surface of the great vessels at the base of the heart is stained by imbibition.
The authors appear to have all imbibed a juniper-berry mania—probably from the imbibition of their favourite beverage.
These are cylindrical rods, which expand evenly, from imbibition of moisture.
The endocardium may be stained from the imbibition of blood.
The campaigner spoke of a very little affecting her as if she were alluding to the imbibition of gin, or some other stimulant.
imbibition im·bi·bi·tion (ĭm'bə-bĭsh'ən)
Absorption of fluid by a solid or colloid that results in swelling.