resorbent


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resorbent

[risôr′bənt]
Etymology: L, resorbere
a material or agent that is used to absorb blood or other substances.

resorbent

(rē-sor′bĕnt) [L. resorbens, sucking in]
An agent that promotes the absorption of abnormal matters, as exudates or blood clots (e.g., potassium iodide, ammonium chloride).