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sorption

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noun sorp·tion \ˈsȯrp-shən\

Definition of sorption

  1. :  the process of sorbing :  the state of being sorbed

sorptive

play \ˈsȯrp-tiv\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of sorption

back-formation from absorption & adsorption


First Known Use: 1909


Medical Dictionary

sorption

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noun sorp·tion \ˈsȯrp-shən\

Medical Definition of sorption

  1. :  the process of sorbing :  the state of being sorbed <selective sorption of the components of a mixture>




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