Imbibition ( from the Latin imbibere " absorb, suck up ", from in bibere "drink" ) is a term used in medicine and refers to the saturation of tissues with fluids. It is sometimes spoken of imbibition or Inbibierung.

This fluid intake, for example, arise in the context of inflammation. Also we speak, for example, in cerebral infarction, is converted into the secondary blood from a " bloody imbibition ". In general, the imbibition is expressed in computed tomography bildmorphologisch by fuzzy, streaky condensations in an otherwise rather homogeneous hypodense (ie dark ) tissues. In bloody Imbibibierungen the condensations are accordingly hyperdense.

When skin grafts plasmatic imbibition for the nutrition of the graft in the first few days makes.

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