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sorbefacient

/ (ˌsɔːbɪˈfeɪʃənt) /
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adjective
inducing absorption
noun
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

sorbefacient
[ sôr′bə-fāshənt ]

adj.
Promoting absorption. Used of a medicine or an agent.

Other words from sorbefacient

sor′be•facient n.
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