adsorption

Medical Dictionary

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

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adsorption ad·sorp·tion (ād-sôrp'shən, -zôrp'-)
n.
The property of a solid or liquid to attract and hold to its surface a gas, liquid, solute, or suspension.

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