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Resorption is the absorption into the circulatory system of cells or tissue, usually by osteoclasts.[1]

Types of resorption include:

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  1. ^ Jones, Sheila J.; Boyde, Alan; Ali, Nadire N. "The resorption of biological and non-biological substrates by cultured avian and mammalian osteoclasts". Anatomy and Embryology. 170 (3).
  2. ^ Fernandes, Marina; Ataide, Ida de; Wagle1, Rahul (2013). "Tooth resorption part I - pathogenesis and case series of internal resorption". Journal of Conservative Dentistry. 16 (1): 4–8. doi:10.4103/0972-0707.105290. PMC 3548344. PMID 23349568.