resorb


resorb

verb (used with object)

  1. to absorb again, as an exudation.

verb

  1. (tr) to absorb again
v.

1630s, from French résorber or directly from Latin resorbere “to suck back,” from re- “back, again” (see re-) + sorbere “to suck” (see absorb). Related: Resorbed; resorbing.

v.

  1. To absorb again.
  2. To dissolve and assimilate such things as bone tissue.

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