Meaning of resorption


Pronunciation: (ri-sôrp'shun, -zôrp'-), [key]
— n.
  1. the destruction, disappearance, or dissolution of a tissue or part by biochemical activity, as the loss of bone or of tooth dentin.
  2. Also calledthe selective uptake into the bloodstream of substances previously filtered out of the blood.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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