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absorbance

noun ab·sor·bance \əb-ˈsr-bən(t)s, -ˈzr-\

Medical Definition of ABSORBANCE

:  the ability of a solution or a layer of a substance to absorb radiation that is expressed mathematically as the negative common logarithm of the transmittance of the substance or solution—called also optical density
April 19, 2015
desiccate Hear it
to dry up or become dried up
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