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Definition of the adjective absorbable

What does absorbable mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. capable of being absorbed or taken in through the pores of a surface
    • example: Many doctors are using some form of absorbable sutures.
    • antonym: adsorbable

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Google previewA Gateway to MDS- Encyclopedia of MCQs in Dental Sciences (Vol 1 : Clinical) : 2005 (2005)

Absorbable—Non absorbable B. Silk——Synthetic C. Silk—Metal D. None of the ...

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Sulfadiazine An absorbable sulfa which penetrates well into brain, hence was previously used in meningococcal meningitis, now chiefly used in rheumatic fever prophylaxis. Sulfadoxine Sulfa used in malaria. s. groove, Sulfamerazine A ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

absorbable c. an absorbable oxidation product of cellulose, applied locally to stop bleeding. Called also oxidized cellulose. oxidizedc. see absorbable cellulose (above). cellulytic breakdown of cellulose, e.g. by hydrolysis. Occurs at a.

Google previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

absorbable. gelatin(e). spongen. A material applied topically to aid *haemostasis, usually following a dental extraction. It provides a structure for clot formation. absorbent. adj. Describing a material capable of taking up other substances by ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Race and Ethnic Studies (2004)

by Ellis Cashmore

®absorbable ̄). than immigrants from northwestern Europe. Thus under the pressures of the age, assimilation came tobeequated with Americanization, justasinBritain inthe 1960s itwas identified with Anglicization. The confusions in this ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Chemistry, Practical and Theoretical. By J. C. Booth ... assisted by C. Morfit (1853)

The above table shows that, in general, the most condensable gases are most absorbable. By comparing it with the tables for absorption by solids, it is evident that the latter, particularly charcoal and meerschaum, possess a far greater ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Chemistry, Practical and Theoretical (1862)

Embracing Its Application to the Arts, Metallurgy, Mineralogy, Geology, Medicine, and Pharmacy

The above table shows that, in general, the most condensable gases are most absorbable. By comparing it with the tables for absorption by solids, it is evident that the latter, particularly charcoal and meerschaum, possess a far greater ...

Google previewBlack's Student Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Harvey Marcovitch

Catgut A traditional absorbable SUTURE used in surgery for tying cut arteries and stitching wounds. Consisting of twisted COLLAGEN (from sheep or cattle intestines), catgut is absorbed by PHAGOCYTES over a variable period. There are two ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Podiatry and Foot Science (2009)

by Jean Mooney

braided sutures absorbable or non-absorbable plaited surgical sutures; ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3S1O1R1B3A1B3L1E1

The value of this 10-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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