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Definition of absorption

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Definition as written by paulgrow:

The uptake of a chemical into plants, animals or minerals

Definition as written by Magpye:

The penetration of a substance, eg. gas or thin film of liquid, into the surface layer of a solid with which it is in contact eg. process by which pesticides are taken into plant tissues by roots or foliage (stomata, cuticle, etc.).

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