[ree-ab-sawrp-shuhn, -zawrp-]
resorption ( def 2 ). Unabridged
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the organic process in which the substance of some differentiated structure that has been produced by the body undergoes lysis and assimilation [syn: resorption
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Example sentences
The rate of reabsorption varies according to what is burned, what is grown and the accounting in between.
The vast majority of that reabsorption is in the ocean.
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