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

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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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