sorption

in colloid chemistry
https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.S05769
The process by which a substance (sorbate) is sorbed (adsorbed or absorbed) on or in another substance (sorbent).
See also:
absorption
,
adsorption
,
desorption
Sources:
PAC, 1972, 31, 577. (Manual of Symbols and Terminology for Physicochemical Quantities and Units, Appendix II: Definitions, Terminology and Symbols in Colloid and Surface Chemistry) on page 584 [Terms] [Paper]
PAC, 1990, 62, 2167. (Glossary of atmospheric chemistry terms (Recommendations 1990)) on page 2215 [Terms] [Paper]