1. reabsorption

noun. the organic process in which the substance of some differentiated structure that has been produced by the body undergoes lysis and assimilation.


  • biological process
  • organic process


  • nondevelopment
  • ovulation
  • anabolism

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Example sentences of the word reabsorption

1. Noun, singular or mass
Researchers believe this is due to the beginning separation of the new cuticle from the old exoskeleton, and may include partial reabsorption of the minerals, such as calcium, in the old shell.