absorbefacient

[ab-sawr-buh-fey-shuh nt, -zawr-]

adjective

causing absorption.

Origin of absorbefacient

1870–75; absorb + -e- (as in liquefy, liquefaction) + -facient
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British Dictionary definitions for absorbefacient

absorbefacient

noun

a medicine or other agent that promotes absorption

adjective

causing or promoting absorption
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absorbefacient in Medicine

absorbefacient

[əb-zôr′bə-fāshənt]

adj.

Causing absorption.
Related formsab•sor′be•facient n.
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