sorbefacient

adjective
sor·​be·​fa·​cient | \ ¦sȯ(r)bə¦fāshənt \

Definition of sorbefacient

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: producing or promoting absorption

sorbefacient

noun
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Definition of sorbefacient (Entry 2 of 2)

: a sorbefacient substance

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History and Etymology for sorbefacient

Adjective

Latin sorbēre to suck up, swallow + facient-, faciens, present participle of facere to make, do

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“Sorbefacient.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sorbefacient. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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