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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web 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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Cite this Entry

“Unmetabolized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmetabolized. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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