reabsorption

noun
re·​ab·​sorp·​tion | \ ˌrē-əb-ˈsȯrp-shən How to pronounce reabsorption (audio) , -ˈzȯrp- \

Definition of reabsorption

: the act or process of absorbing something again or of being absorbed again sodium reabsorption during sweating reabsorption of light drugs blocking reabsorption of serotonin by nerve endings

First Known Use of reabsorption

1718, in the meaning defined above

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“Reabsorption.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reabsorption. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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reabsorption

noun
re·​ab·​sorp·​tion | \ -ˈsȯrp-shən, -ˈzȯrp- How to pronounce reabsorption (audio) \

Medical Definition of reabsorption

: the act, process, or condition of absorbing again or of being absorbed again

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