resorption

noun re·sorp·tion \ (ˌ)rē-ˈsȯrp-shən , -ˈzȯrp- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of resorption

: the action or process of resorbing something

resorptive

play \(ˌ)rē-ˈsȯrp-tiv, -ˈzȯrp-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of resorption

Latin resorbēre


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resorption

noun re·sorp·tion \ (ˈ)rē-ˈsȯrp-shən , -ˈzȯrp- \

medical Definition of resorption

: the action or process of resorbing something
  • age-related bone loss…is caused by a slight but persistent elevation in the rate of bone resorption over the rate of bone formation
  • —P. S. Millard et al

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