adsorbent

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adsorbent ad·sor·bent (ād-sôr'bənt, -zôr'-)
adj.
Capable of adsorption. n.

  1. An adsorptive substance.

  2. A pharmacological substance capable of attaching other substances to its surface without any chemical action.

  3. An antigen or antibody used in immune adsorption.

American Heritage
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adsorb ad·sorb (ād-sôrb', -zôrb')
v. ad·sorbed, ad·sorb·ing, ad·sorbs
To take up by adsorption.

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