reabsorb

verb re·ab·sorb \ ˌrē-əb-ˈsȯrb , -ˈzȯrb \

Definition of reabsorb

transitive verb
:to take up (something previously secreted or emitted)
  • sugars reabsorbed in the kidney
; also :resorb 2

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First Known Use of reabsorb

1720


Medical Dictionary

reabsorb

transitive verb re·ab·sorb \ ˌrē-əb-ˈsȯ(ə)rb, -ˈzȯ(ə)rb \

medical Definition of reabsorb

:to take up (something previously secreted or emitted)
  • sugars reabsorbed in the kidney
; also :resorb

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