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ab·sor·bent

(ab-sōr'bent), Avoid the misspelling absorbant.
1. Having the power to absorb, soak up, or incorporate a gas, liquid, light rays, or heat. Synonym(s): absorptive, bibulous
2. Any substance possessing such power.
3. Material used to remove carbon dioxide from circuits in which rebreathing occurs, for example, anesthesia circuit and basal metabolism equipment.
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bibulous

(1) Absorbent.
(2) Prone to imbibing excess ethanol.
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bib·u·lous

(bib'yū-lŭs)
Absorbent; in medical terms, refers to materials used to soak up fluids, such as saliva during dental procedures.
[L. bibulus, drinking freely, absorbent]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

bib·u·lous

(bib'yū-lŭs)
Absorbent; in medical terms, refers to materials used to soak up unwanted fluids, such as saliva during dental procedures.
[L. bibulus, drinking freely, absorbent]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012