Absorptive

Ab·sorp'tive adjective Having power, capacity, or tendency to absorb or imbibe. E. Darwin.
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absorptive

Synonym for absorbent ... 1. Anything which absorbs. 'The ocean, itself a bad absorbent of heat.' (Darwin) ... 2. <medicine> 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...
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absorptive

(ab-sorp´tiv) having the power of absorption; involving absorption.
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Absorptive

• (a.) Having power, capacity, or tendency to absorb or imbibe.
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absorptive

Type: Term Pronunciation: ab-sōrp′tiv Synonyms: absorbent1
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