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sorbent

noun sor·bent \ˈsr-bənt\

Definition of SORBENT

:  a substance that sorbs
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Origin of SORBENT

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

sorbent

noun sor·bent \ˈsr-bənt\

Medical Definition of SORBENT

:  a substance that sorbs

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