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adsorbent

 [ad-sorb´ent]
1. pertaining to or characterized by adsorption.
2. a substance that attracts other materials or particles to its surface.
gastrointestinal adsorbent a substance, usually a powder, taken to adsorb gases, toxins, and bacteria in the stomach and intestines. Examples include activated charcoal and kaolin.

ad·sorb·ent

(ad-sōr'bĕnt),
1. A substance that adsorbs, that is, a solid substance endowed with the property of attaching other substances to its surface without any covalent bonding, for example, activated charcoal.
2. An antigen or antibody used in immune adsorption.

adsorbent

/ad·sor·bent/ (ad-sor´bent)
1. pertaining to or characterized by adsorption.
2. a substance that attracts other materials or particles to its surface by adsorption.

adsorbent

[adsôr′bənt]
a substance, such as activated charcoal, that takes up another by the process of adsorption, as by the attachment of one substance to the surface of the other.

ad·sorb·ent

(ad-sōr'bĕnt)
1. A solid substance with the property of attaching other substances to its surface without covalent bonding.
2. An antigen or antibody used in immune adsorption.

adsorbent

a substance that allows gas, liquid or solids in suspension to attach to its surface without itself undergoing a chemical change

ad·sorb·ent

(ad-sōr'bĕnt)
1. Substance that adsorbs, i.e., a solid substance endowed with the property of attaching other substances to its surface without any covalent bonding, e.g., activated charcoal.
2. An antigen or antibody used in immune adsorption.

adsorbent (adsor´bənt),

adj a substance that adsorbs, such as activated charcoal and clay.

adsorbent

1. pertaining to or characterized by adsorption.
2. a substance that attracts other materials or particles to its surface.

gastrointestinal adsorbent
a substance, usually a powder, administered to adsorb gases, toxins and bacteria in the stomach and intestines. Examples include activated charcoal and kaolin.
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