reabsorption

noun re·ab·sorp·tion \ ˌrē-əb-ˈsȯrp-shən , -ˈzȯrp- \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

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

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reabsorption

noun re·ab·sorp·tion \ -ˈsȯrp-shən, -ˈzȯrp- \

medical Definition of reabsorption

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

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