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sorbefacient

Line breaks: sor¦be|fa¦cient
Pronunciation: /ˌsɔːbɪˈfeɪʃ(ə)nt/

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Definition of sorbefacient in English:

adjective

Causing absorption.

noun

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A sorbefacient drug etc.

Origin

mid 19th century: from Latin sorbere 'suck in' + -facient.

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