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Synonyms for absorption

Synonyms for absorption

the process of absorbing and incorporating, especially mentally

total occupation of the attention or of the mind

Synonyms for absorption

(chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another

(physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium

the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another

the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion

the mental state of being preoccupied by something

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14] Compared with the cutaneous absorption rate of the forearm, the genitalia (eg, scrotum) usually have a 42-fold and the axilla a 3.
from the Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine, and colleagues, contend that these studies did not show whether the effect of aromatherapy intervention was the result of smelling the essential oils or the cutaneous absorption of the oils.