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sorbefacient

/ˌsɔːbɪˈfeɪʃənt/
adjective
1.
inducing absorption
noun
2.
a sorbefacient drug
Word Origin
C19: from Latin sorbē(re) to absorb + -facient
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sorbefacient in Medicine

sorbefacient sor·be·fa·cient (sôr'bə-fā'shənt)
adj.
Promoting absorption. Used of a medicine or an agent.


sor'be·fa'cient n.
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