absorptive

absorptive
SYN: absorbent (1).

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ab·sorp·tive əb-'sȯrp-tiv, -'zȯrp- adj relating to or functioning in absorption <the \absorptive surface of the small intestine>

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ab·sorp·tive (ab-sorpґtiv) capable of absorbing; absorbent; pertaining to absorption.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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