Definitions for absorbable

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. absorbable(adj)

    capable of being absorbed or taken in through the pores of a surface

Wiktionary

  1. absorbable(Adjective)

    Capable of being absorbed or swallowed up.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Absorbable(adj)

    capable of being absorbed or swallowed up

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. absorbable.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Cynthia Sass:

    Whole grains contain natural substances that may bind with minerals, which make them less absorbable.

  2. David Teuscher:

    What has to happen is the tendon has to be reattached to the bone, typically we use non-absorbable or absorbable suture anchors into the humerus bone, and [that] ties the tendon back to the bone, but that won’t hold forever, it has to have a biologic process and undergo a strengthening period.


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