resorb

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From Latin resorbere, from re- (again) + sorbere (to suck in).

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resorb (third-person singular simple present resorbs, present participle resorbing, simple past and past participle resorbed)

  1. (transitive) To absorb (something) again.
  2. (intransitive) To undergo resorption.
  3. (biology, transitive) To dissolve (bone, sinew, suture, etc.) and assimilate it.

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