/ (ˌsɔːbɪˈfeɪʃənt) /
a sorbefacient drug
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Word Origin for sorbefacient
C19: from Latin sorbē (re) to absorb + -facient
Words nearby sorbefacient
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Medical definitions for sorbefacient
[ sôr′bə-fā′shənt ]
Promoting absorption. Used of a medicine or an agent.
Other words from sorbefacientsor′be•fa′cient n.
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