resorption

[ ri-sawrp-shuh n, -zawrp- ]SEE DEFINITION OF resorption
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The mechanism of resorption of bone does not seem different.

Evidently development frequently is arrested, and resorption may occur before ovulation.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s, noun of action from resorb.

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