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reabsorption

[ree-ab-sawrp-shuh n, -zawrp-]
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noun
  1. resorption(def 2).
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  • Liebig has shown that this element of the bile is intended for re-absorption into the circulation.

    The Action of Medicines in the System

    Frederick William Headland


Word Origin and History for re-absorption

n.

also reabsorption, 1718, from re- + absorption.

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