Meaning of ABSORPTION in English


(i) action of taking a liquid into a solid; (ii) taking substances into the body, such as proteins or fats which have been digested from food and are taken into the bloodstream from the stomach and intestines

absorption rate = rate at which a liquid is absorbed by a solid

percutaneous absorption = absorbing a substance through the skin

NOTE: the spellings: absorb but absorption

English dictionary of medicine.      Английский словарь медицины.