Soranus So·ra·nus (sô-rā’nəs), fl. second century A.D.
Greek physician. A leader of the school of physicians known as methodists, he wrote important works on midwifery and women’s diseases.
noun 1. Mount, a mountain in W Bolivia, in the Andes, near Lake Titicaca: two peaks, Ancohuma, 21,490 feet (6550 meters), and Illampu, 21,276 feet (6485 meters). noun 1. Mount Sorata, a mountain in W Bolivia, in the Andes: the highest mountain in the Cordillera Real, with two peaks, Ancohuma, 6550 m (21 490 ft), […]
noun 1. a European tree, Sorbus domestica. 2. Also called sorb apple. the fruit of this tree. verb (used with object), Chemistry. 1. to gather on a surface either by absorption, adsorption, or a combination of the two processes. noun 1. a Wend. noun 1. another name for service tree (sense 1) 2. any of […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a sorbed substance.
/ˌsɔːbɪˈfeɪʃənt/ adjective 1. inducing absorption noun 2. a sorbefacient drug sorbefacient sor·be·fa·cient (sôr’bə-fā’shənt) adj. Promoting absorption. Used of a medicine or an agent. sor’be·fa’cient n.