nonabsorbable

adjective
non·ab·sorb·able | \ ˌnän-əb-ˈsȯr-bə-bəl , -ˈzȯr- \

Definition of nonabsorbable 

: not capable of being absorbed nonabsorbable carbohydrates nonabsorbable silk sutures

First Known Use of nonabsorbable

1808, in the meaning defined above

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nonabsorbable

adjective
non·ab·sorb·able | \ ˌnän-əb-ˈsȯr-bə-bəl, -ˈzȯr- \

Medical Definition of nonabsorbable 

: not capable of being absorbed nonabsorbable silk sutures nonabsorbable antibiotics

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