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absorption
Subject Category
W Physical and Chemical Sciences
Definition
The physical or physiological processes by which substances, tissue, cells, etc. take up or take in other substances or energy.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2014
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/1836.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/1836
USE FOR And Type
fat absorption (by products or materials)
water absorption (by products or materials)
Broader Term
sorption
Narrower Term
skin absorption
Related Term
absorbance
absorbent polymers
absorbents
absorption barrier
absorptivity
lipophilicity
radiative transfer
super absorbent polymers
Spanish
absorción
Term Number
1836