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Reabsorption vs. Resorption

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Main Difference

The main difference between Reabsorption and Resorption is that the Reabsorption is a the process of absorbing again and Resorption is a the process of losing substance.

Wikipedia
  • Reabsorption (noun)

    The subsequent absorption of emitted radiation

  • Reabsorption (noun)

    The subsequent absorption of a secreted substance

  • Resorption (noun)

    The act of resorbing.

  • Resorption (noun)

    The redissolving, wholly or in part, in the molten magma of an igneous rock, of crystals previously formed.

  • Resorption (noun)

    The loss and reassimilation of bone (or other) material.

Wiktionary
  • Reabsorption (noun)

    the process of absorbing something again

    "diuretics act primarily by blocking reabsorption of sodium"

  • Resorption (noun)

    the process or action by which something is reabsorbed

    "the resorption of water"

  • Resorption (noun)

    the absorption into the circulation of cells or tissue

    "bone resorption"

Oxford Dictionary
  • Reabsorption (noun)

    The act or process of reabsorbing.

  • Resorption (noun)

    The act of resorbing; also, the act of absorbing again; reabsorption.

  • Resorption (noun)

    The redissolving wholly or in part, in the molten magma of an igneous rock, of crystals previously formed. The dissolved material may again solidify, giving rise to a mass of small crystals, usually of a different kind.

Webster Dictionary
  • Reabsorption (noun)

    the organic process in which the substance of some differentiated structure that has been produced by the body undergoes lysis and assimilation

  • Resorption (noun)

    the organic process in which the substance of some differentiated structure that has been produced by the body undergoes lysis and assimilation

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