reabsorb


re·ab·sorb

verb \ˌrē-əb-ˈsrb, -ˈzrb\

Definition of REABSORB

transitive verb
:  to take up (something previously secreted or emitted) <sugars reabsorbed in the kidney>; also :  resorb 2

First Known Use of REABSORB

circa 1774

re·ab·sorb

transitive verb \ˌrē-əb-ˈs(ə)rb, -ˈz(ə)rb\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of REABSORB

: to take up (something previously secreted or emitted) <sugars reabsorbed in the kidney>; also : resorb

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