unabsorbed

adjective
un·​ab·​sorbed | \ ˌən-əb-ˈsȯrbd How to pronounce unabsorbed (audio) , -ˈzȯrbd \

Definition of unabsorbed

: not taken in by absorption : not absorbed unabsorbed nutrients Sucralose is the first artificial sweetener to be made from real sugar, but the molecules are altered in a multistep process that yields an exceptionally sweet substance that passes through the body unabsorbed.— Reagan Walker

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1768, in the meaning defined above

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“Unabsorbed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unabsorbed. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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