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resorb

 [re-sorb´]
to take up or absorb again; to undergo resorption.

re·sorb

(rē-sōrb'),
To reabsorb; to absorb what has been excreted, as an exudate or pus.
[L. re-sorbeo, to suck back]

resorb

/re·sorb/ (re-sorb´) to take up or absorb again.

resorb

(rē-zôrb′, -sôrb′)
v. re·sorbed, re·sorbing, re·sorbs
v.tr.
1. To absorb again.
2. Biology To dissolve and assimilate (bone tissue, for example).
v.intr.
To undergo resorption.

resorb

[risôrb′]
Etymology: L, resorbere, to swallow again
to absorb again.

re·sorb

(rē-sōrb')
To reabsorb; to absorb what has been excreted, as an exudate or pus.
[L. re-sorbeo, to suck back]

resorb

reabsorb

resorb

to take up or absorb again; to undergo resorption.
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The matrix will resorb over time, leaving only the child's own bone," he said.