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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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Medical definitions for adsorbent

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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