unmetabolized

adjective

un·​me·​tab·​o·​lized ˌən-mə-ˈta-bə-ˌlīzd How to pronounce unmetabolized (audio)
: not subjected to metabolism : not metabolized
unmetabolized drugs

Examples of unmetabolized in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Miss Havisham’s mansion — cluttered with detritus, almost impassably full of objects — may come to feel like a fitting device on a show on which a couple of breakthrough performances are surrounded by unmetabolized narrative clutter. Daniel D'addario, Variety, 21 Mar. 2023 This causes the accumulation of unmetabolized protein components, which can damage the body. New York Times, 17 Mar. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unmetabolized was in 1885

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“Unmetabolized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmetabolized. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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