Medical Dictionary


noun ab·sorp·tiv·i·ty \əb-ˌsrp-ˈtiv-ət-ē, -ˌzrp-\
plural ab·sorp·tiv·i·ties

Medical Definition of ABSORPTIVITY

:  the property of a body that determines the fraction of incident radiation absorbed by the body
April 19, 2015
desiccate Hear it
to dry up or become dried up
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