absorptive

adjective
ab·​sorp·​tive | \ əb-ˈsȯrp-tiv How to pronounce absorptive (audio) , -ˈzȯrp- How to pronounce absorptive (audio) \

Medical Definition of absorptive

: relating to or functioning in absorption the absorptive surface of the small intestine

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“Absorptive.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/absorptive. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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