- a. Absorbing; swallowing; absorptive.
- n. Anything which absorbs.
- n. Any substance which absorbs and neutralizes acid fluid in the stomach and bowels, as magnesia, chalk, etc.; also a substance e. g., iodine) which acts on the absorbent vessels so as to reduce enlarged and indurated parts.
- n. The vessels by which the processes of absorption are carried on, as the lymphatics in animals, the extremities of the roots in plants.
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