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  • Able to be absorbed, especially into the body.

    ‘When the bacteria (lactobacillus acidophillus, bifidus or bulgaricus) grow to make yoghurt, they do so by fermenting the normal milk sugar, lactose, into absorbable products.’
    • ‘At 44 I have at last weaned myself from milk and must admit I have heaps more energy, and am taking a calcium supplement to ensure my body receives it in a regular absorbable manner.’
    • ‘I recommend calcium citrate, which is the most absorbable form.’
    • ‘Most nicotinic acid and half the folate in foods are not absorbable.’
    • ‘We recently heard that absorbable hemostatic agents intended to be left in patients have been recalled by the US Food and Drug Administration.’
    • ‘The two types of sutures are: absorbable and nonabsorbable.’
    • ‘A minimally absorbable antibiotic such as vancomycin can be useful, especially if given concomitantly with a high potency probiotic reinoculation.’
    • ‘Although 200 mcg of an absorbable organic form of chromium such as picolinate can improve blood indices for type 2 diabetics, it was not sufficient to reverse all glucose abnormalities.’
    • ‘Juicing vegetables and fruit is a delicious way to get the nutrients they contain in a liquid form that is highly absorbable.’
    • ‘Lower extremity wounds in patients who are obese must be closed with interrupted absorbable sutures, and loose tissue must be debrided to reduce the cellulitis produced by fat necrosis.’
    • ‘Sutures are most commonly used to close lacerations; absorbable suture is used to close structures deeper than the epidermis, and nonabsorbable suture is used to close the outermost layer of a laceration.’
    • ‘Some authors tried to eliminate local forces in the tunnel model by use of various absorbable materials and biodegradable screws, but local reactions may have a significant influence on the experimental outcome.’
    • ‘Recent studies at the Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas suggest that calcium citrate is a very absorbable form.’
    • ‘There is plenty of highly absorbable calcium in green leafy vegetables, beans, enriched flour, and fortified juices.’
    • ‘In fact, the most readily absorbable form of calcium delivering the largest supply of calcium to your bones is calcium citromalate, 17 so look out for this on your supplement label.’
    • ‘New research from Japan suggests that a newly discovered and highly absorbable form of calcium has the power to prevent and reverse bone loss - without dangerous hormonal manipulation.’
    • ‘Finally, no significant differences were observed in total or estimated absorbable iron intakes between level of education and area of residence (results not shown).’
    • ‘The objective of this study was to estimate absorbable iron intakes of a representative sample of the Quebec adult population and to compare these results with the new North American recommendations for iron.’
    • ‘The surgeon closes the oral mucosa and muscle layers using braided absorbable suture in a horizontal mattress fashion.’
    • ‘A follow-up appointment usually is made for one week postoperatively to remove facial sutures or remove graft dressings and absorbable suture dressings.’



/əbˈzôrbəb(ə)l/ /əbˈzɔrbəb(ə)l/