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1. resorb

verb. undergo resorption.

Synonyms

  • absorb

Antonyms

  • emit

Etymology

  • resorbere (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word resorb


1. Verb, base form
The conjuctiva does not absorb blood quickly, so the blood remains trapped on the eye until the hemorrhaging stops and the body can resorb the blood.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The nephridia resorb nutrients in the nephridial duct, and the waste is excreted through the nephridiopore, located by the ventral setae on the earthworm.

3. Adjective
When blood pH drops below pH 7.35, osteoclast cells become activated and resorb, or destroy, bone.

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
During normal bone remodeling, osteoclasts resorb bone and osteoblast build bone.

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