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adsorb

 [ad-sorb´]
to attract and retain other material on the surface; to conduct the process of adsorption.

ad·sorb

(ad-sōrb'), Do not confuse this word with absorb.
To take up by adsorption.
[L. ad, to, + sorbeo, to suck in]

adsorb

/ad·sorb/ (ad-sorb´) to attract and retain other material on the surface; to conduct the process of adsorption.

Adsorb

To attract and hold molecules of other substances to a surface.

ad·sorb

(ad-sōrb')
To gather on or attract to a surface in a layer of condensation; to attach without covalent bonding.
Compare: absorb
[L. ad, to, + sorbeo, to suck in]

ad·sorb

(ad-sōrb') Do not confuse this word with absorb.
To take up by adsorption.
[L. ad, to, + sorbeo, to suck in]

adsorb,

v to attract molecules of a substance to the surface of another solid substance.

adsorb

to attract and retain other material on the surface.
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After the overnight incubation, PBS was removed and fluorescently labeled fibronectin solutions at various concentrations were added to the scaffolds and allowed to adsorb onto each material for 30 min at 37[degrees]C.
It was Inspired by polystyrene, which can adsorb small amounts of C[O.
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