1. Anything which absorbs.
    • The ocean, itself a bad absorbent of heat. — Darwin
  2. (Medicine): Any substance which absorbs and neutralizes acid fluid in the stomach and bowels, as magnesia, chalk, etc.; also a substance, e.g., iodine, which acts on the absorbent vessels so as to reduce enlarged and indurated parts.
  3. (plural, Physiology): The vessels by which the processes of absorption are carried on, as the lymphatics in animals, the extremities of the roots in plants.

9 letters in word "absorbent": A B B E N O R S T.

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