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adsorbent

/ (ədˈsɔːbənt, -ˈzɔː-) /
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adjective

capable of adsorption

noun

a material, such as activated charcoal, on which adsorption can occur

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adsorbent
[ ăd-zôrbənt ]

adj.

Capable of adsorption.

n.

An adsorptive substance.
A pharmacological substance capable of attaching other substances to its surface without any chemical action.
An antigen or antibody used in immune adsorption.
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