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[L. resorbere, to suck in]
1. Removal by absorption, as of an exudate or pus.
2. The removal of enamel from a tooth or calcium compounds from bone. It often results from pressure or vascular changes as in root resorption of deciduous teeth prior to shedding, or bone resorption on the pressure side during tooth movement.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Resorption." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732072/all/resorption.
Resorption. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732072/all/resorption. Accessed June 7, 2023.
Resorption. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732072/all/resorption
Resorption [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 07]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732072/all/resorption.
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