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Meaning of RESORPTION

Pronunciation:  ree'zowrpshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the organic process in which the substance of some differentiated structure that has been produced by the body undergoes lysis and assimilation
 

RESORPTION is a 10 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: reabsorption
 
 See Also: biological process, organic process

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Re*sorp"tion\ (r[-e]*s[^o]rp"sh[u^]n), n.
    (Petrography)
    The redissolving wholly or in part, in the molten magma of an
    igneous rock, of crystals previously formed. The dissolved
    material may again solidify, giving rise to a mass of small
    crystals, usually of a different kind.
    
    
  2. \Re*sorp"tion\ (r?*s?rp"sh?n), n.
    The act of resorbing; also, the act of absorbing again;
    reabsorption.
    
    
 

 

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