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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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Integration of DBM into the Company's proprietary calcium sulfate pellet enables a gradual activation of DBM proteins to occur as the calcium sulfate slowly resorbs and is replaced by bone.
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The material subsequently resorbs and remodels into natural bone over the course of ten to fourteen weeks.
The Atrisorb family of GTR barrier products uses advanced polymer technology to produce a barrier in situ at the surgical site, which then slowly resorbs, preventing the need for a second surgical procedure for its removal.
VITOSS Scaffold incorporates our patented nano-particle technology that enables it to have thorough interconnected porosity and a precise and controlled chemical composition in which VITOSS Scaffold resorbs and is replaced by bone.
Following placement in the bony void or gap, the VITOSS Scaffold resorbs and is replaced with bone during the healing process.
The calcium sulfate products are non-porous tablets that resorb rapidly only through dissolution processes.
BonePlast is a biocompatible, plaster-of-paris based material that resorbs and is replaced with bone during the healing process.