resorption


re·sorp·tion

noun \(ˌ)rē-ˈsrp-shən, -ˈzrp-\

Definition of RESORPTION

:  the action or process of resorbing something
re·sorp·tive \-tiv\ adjective

Origin of RESORPTION

Latin resorbēre
First Known Use: circa 1820

re·sorp·tion

noun \(ˈ)rē-ˈsrp-shən, -ˈzrp-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RESORPTION

: the action or process of resorbing something <age-related bone loss…is caused by a slight but persistent elevation in the rate of bone resorption over the rate of bone formation—P. S. Millard et al>

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