Definition of assimilation. Meaning of assimilation. Synonyms of assimilation
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Definition of assimilation
Assimilation As*sim`i*la"tion, n. [L. assimilatio: cf. F.
1. The act or process of assimilating or bringing to a
resemblance, likeness, or identity; also, the state of
being so assimilated; as, the assimilation of one sound to
To aspire to an assimilation with God. --Dr. H.
The assimilation of gases and vapors. --Sir J.
2. (Physiol.) The conversion of nutriment into the fluid or
solid substance of the body, by the processes of digestion
and absorption, whether in plants or animals.
Not conversing the body, not repairing it by
assimilation, but preserving it by ventilation.
Note: The term assimilation has been limited by some to the
final process by which the nutritive matter of the
blood is converted into the substance of the tissues
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