Resorption



noun
1.
the destruction, disappearance, or dissolution of a tissue or part by biochemical activity, as the loss of bone or of tooth dentin.
2.
Also called reabsorption. the selective uptake into the bloodstream of substances previously filtered out of the blood.
noun
1.
the process of resorbing or the state of being resorbed
2.
(geology) the partial or complete remelting or dissolution of a mineral by magma, resulting from changes in temperature, pressure, or magma composition

resorption re·sorp·tion (rē-sôrp’shən, -zôrp’-)
n.
The act or process of resorbing.

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