post·​ab·​sorp·​tive -əb-ˈsȯrp-tiv How to pronounce postabsorptive (audio)
: being in or typical of the period following absorption of nutrients from the digestive tract
subjects in the postabsorptive state

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“Postabsorptive.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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