• WordNet 3.6
    • n reabsorption the organic process in which the substance of some differentiated structure that has been produced by the body undergoes lysis and assimilation
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Reabsorption rē`ăb*sôrp"shŭn The act or process of reabsorbing.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n reabsorption The act of reabsorbing, or the state of being reabsorbed.
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In literature:

VIII (14) teaches that the reabsorption of the elements into Brahman takes place in the inverse order of their emission.
"The Vedanta-Sutras with the Commentary by Sankaracarya"
Its reabsorption into France marked the parting of the ways in two kingdoms.
"A Short History of France" by Mary Platt Parmele
In some cases want of milk in the breasts seems to be due to its reabsorption.
"The Physical Life of Woman:" by Dr. George H Napheys
And then he watched her reabsorption in the letters.
""Persons Unknown"" by Virginia Tracy
Line 4 alludes to reabsorption in the Divine essence.
"The Sufistic Quatrains of Omar Khayyam" by Omar Khayyam

In news:

Liddle's syndrome revisited: a disorder of sodium reabsorption in the distal tubule.

In science:

The GPDs describe the emission of a quark with momentum fraction ( ¯x + ξ )/(1 + ξ ) from the proton and the reabsorption of a quark with momentum fraction ( ¯x − ξ )/(1 − ξ ).
Generalized parton distributions at large momentum transfer
In reality the neutrinos produced in this semi-transparent matter would be radiated away more isotropically, a fact which could lead to a larger reabsorption probability in the surrounding medium.
Explosion Mechanisms of Massive Stars
In the trap model, the particle is localised in deep traps, making excursions from its current trap which mostly lead to reabsorption within that trap.
Duality between random trap and barrier models
Spectra with almost equally spaced lasing peaks were obtained in TiO2 colloidal solutions with strong reabsorption outside of the pumped volume .
Recent developments in the theory of multimode random lasers
The difference between lasing peaks and spontaneous-emission spikes in TiO2 colloidal solutions with weak reabsorption (see above) emerges also in the emission intensity statistics.
Recent developments in the theory of multimode random lasers