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resorb

 [re-sorb´]
to take up or absorb again; to undergo resorption.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

re·sorb

(rē-sōrb'),
To reabsorb; to absorb what has been excreted, as an exudate or pus.
[L. re-sorbeo, to suck back]
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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.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

re·sorb

(rē-sōrb')
To reabsorb; to absorb what has been excreted, as an exudate or pus.
[L. re-sorbeo, to suck back]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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