to absorb again
Origin of resorbClassical Latin resorbere from re-, again + sorbere, to suck up: see slurp
verbre·sorbed, re·sorb·ing, re·sorbs
- To absorb again.
- Biology To dissolve and assimilate (bone tissue, for example).
To undergo resorption.
Origin of resorbLatin resorbēre to suck back re- re- sorbēre to suck up
(third-person singular simple present resorbs, present participle resorbing, simple past and past participle resorbed)
From Latin resorbere, from re- (“again") + sorbere (“to suck in").