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reabsorption

[ ree-ab-sawrp-shuh n, -zawrp- ]
/ ˌri æbˈsɔrp ʃən, -ˈzɔrp- /
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noun

resorption(def 2).

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re-uptake, re-view, re., rea, rea silvia, reabsorption, reach, reach for the sky, reach rod, reach-me-down, reaches
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Examples from the Web for re-absorption

  • 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

re-absorption


n.

also reabsorption, 1718, from re- + absorption.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper