reabsorb

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

Definition of reabsorb

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

1720

First Known Use of reabsorb

1720


Medical Dictionary

reabsorb

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

Medical Definition of reabsorb

  1. :  to take up (something previously secreted or emitted) <sugars reabsorbed in the kidney>; also :  resorb


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