sorbent


sor·bent

noun \ˈsr-bənt\

Definition of SORBENT

:  a substance that sorbs

Origin of SORBENT

Latin sorbent-, sorbens, present participle of sorbēre to suck up — more at absorb
First Known Use: circa 1856

sor·bent

noun \ˈsr-bənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SORBENT

: a substance that sorbs

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