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1. Absorption
The process of absorbing; specifically: * In physiology, it refers to the movement of liquids and solute s into cells by way of diffusion or osmosis. * In chemistry, it refers to the drawing of a gas or liquid into the pores of a permeable solid. * In immunology, it refers to a process in which an antigen or antibody is used to pull an analogous antigen or antibody out of a solution. Compare adsorption .

2. Absorption spectroscopy
This is the use of a spectrophotometer to measure the ability of particles (solutes) in a solution to absorb light through a range of specific wavelengths. Every compound absorbs light differently, so absorption spectra can be used to identify compounds, measure concentrations, and determine reaction rates.

3. Absorption spectrum
A graph of the amount of light a substance absorbs, plotted as a function of energy, frequency or wavelength.

4. Absorption
The process by which the products of digestion are transferred into the body's internal environment, enabling them to reach the cells.

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