resorb

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v resorb undergo resorption
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Resorb (Biol) to absorb (something which has been secreted or exuded by the same organism).
    • Resorb To swallow up. "Now lifted by the tide, and now resorbed ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • resorb To absorb or take back, as that which has been given out; reabsorb.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Resorb rē-sorb′ to reabsorb, to swallow up
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. reorbere,; pref. re-, re- + sorbere, to suck or drink in
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. resorbĕre, to suck back.

Usage


In news:

"But requires a lot of energy," he says, "because you have to very quickly resorb the bone and replace it.
Cochlear implant fixation using resorbable mesh.
In this article we describe a new method of cochlear implant receiver-stimulator fixation using a resorbable poly (D,L) lactic acid mesh.
Revolutionary Expandable Bone Graft and Resorbable Adhesion Barrier Broadens Company's Portfolio of Distinctive Orthobiologics.
Cochlear implant fixation using resorbable mesh.
AP photo This undated image shows a water droplet dissolving a resorbable electronics circuit.
A water droplet dissolves a resorbable electronics circuit.
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