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Definition of the verb resorb

What does resorb mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: resorbed | resorbing | resorbs

  1. undergo resorption
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonym of resorb: reabsorb
    • more generic word: absorb = become imbued

Alternative definition of the verb resorb


  1. [transitive] to absorb (something) again
  2. [intransitive] to undergo resorption
  3. [biology, transitive] to dissolve something (as for example bone, sinew, or suture) and assimilate it.

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Google previewFocal Controlled Drug Delivery (2014)

by Abraham J. Domb, Wahid Khan

GENTA-COLL® resorb is a hemostyptic collagen sponge that contains the aminoglycoside ...

Google previewPoverty, Progress and Development (2012)

by Paul-Marc Henry

To resorb means to obliterate. In order to offer the fruits of expansion to the greatest number, old life-styles were pushed into the background as out-dated. This identification of difference with archaism for the sake of an ideal of uninterrupted ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

resorb (ré-sörb'), v. t. . [G F. résorber = Sp. resorber = It. risorbire, ( L. resorbere, suck back, swallow again,<re-, back, again, + sorbere, suck up: see absorb.] To absorb ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language for the Use of Schools (1854)

by Frederick Poynder

Resounding Resorb', v. a. To swallow up Resorb'ent, a. Swallowing up Resort', s. The act of going to. Assembly .

Google previewThe rhymers' lexicon (1971)

by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury

inquisitor verderor lord interior visitor lyrichord interlocutor war master-chord janitor Overlord legator lessor polychord louis d'or absorb corb record man-of- war orb reward metaphor resorb meteor sward minotaur _ mirador unlord monitor ...

Google previewIllustrated Engineering Dictionary (1999)

Bildwörterbuch Maschinenbau und Elektrotechnik by Heinz K. Flack, Georg Möllerke

resolver Koordinatenwandler, Vektorzerleger resonance Resonanz, Mit- schwingen resonant resonant, mitschwingend resonate, to auf Resonanz bringen , mitschwingen resonator Resonator, Schwinger, Schwingkreis resorb, to resorbieren ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Elder Care (2007)

The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric and Social Care, Second Edition by Eugenia L. Siegler, MD, FACP, Elizabeth Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN, Mathy Mezey, EdD, RN, FAAN

When teeth are extracted, the bone that was produced during eruption of the teeth—the residual bone—begins to resorb. The rate of resorption for the anterior maxilla has been measured at about 0.1 mm per year; for the mandible, the rate is ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Nutrition, Four-Volume Set (2005)

by Lindsay Allen, Andrew Prentice

Osteoblasts have also been shown to produce factors that stimulate mature osteoclasts to resorb. Mechanisms of Bone Growth Flat bones and long bones arise by two distinct mechanisms. Growth of long bones (e.g., femur): endochondral ...

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Small photo of Shark Teeth of the child. permanent teeth start to erupt and resorb the primary baby tooth. two rows of kid teeth More...

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Scrabble value of R1E1S1O1R1B3

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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