absorbent vessels

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  • Absorbent — Ab*sorb ent, n. 1. Anything which absorbs. [1913 Webster] The ocean, itself a bad absorbent of heat. Darwin. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) Any substance which absorbs and neutralizes acid fluid in the stomach and bowels, as magnesia, chalk, etc.; also …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • absorbent — 1. adjective /əbsˈɔː(r)bənt/ absorbing liquids; swallowing; absorptive. Those paper towels were amazingly absorbent. That was quite a spill. 2. noun /əbsˈɔː(r)bənt/ a) Anything which absorbs …   Wiktionary

  • absorbent — adj. & n. adj. having a tendency to absorb (esp. liquids). n. 1 an absorbent substance. 2 any of the vessels in plants and animals (e.g. root tips) that absorb nutriment. Derivatives: absorbency n. Etymology: L absorbent f. absorbere ABSORB …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vessel — A tube in the body that carries fluids: blood vessels or lymph vessels. * * * A structure conveying or containing a fluid, especially a liquid. SEE ALSO: vas. [O. Fr. fr. L. vascellum, dim. of vas] absorbent vessels SYN: lymph vessels. afferent v …   Medical dictionary

  • Lymphatic — Lym*phat ic, n. 1. (Anat.) One of the lymphatic or absorbent vessels, which carry lymph and discharge it into the veins; lymph duct; lymphatic duct. [1913 Webster] 2. A mad enthusiast; a lunatic. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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