Definition of absorbable in English:

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absorbable

Pronunciation: /əbˈzôrbəb(ə)l/
/əbˈsôrbəb(ə)l/

adjective

Able to be absorbed, especially into the body.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Derivatives

absorbability

Pronunciation: /əbˌzôrbəˈbilədē/
/əbˌsôrbəˈbilədē/
noun
Example sentences
  • But the real breakthrough came later, when Dr. Fujita discovered that the absorbability of AACa could be even further enhanced by adding HAI, a preparation of specially processed algae.
  • Certain foods either inhibit or enhance the bioavailability (absorbability) of nonheme iron.
  • The issue of absorbability was discussed and supplements with high absorbability ratings (calcium citrate and calcium carbonate) were recommended.

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Syllabification: ab·sorb·a·ble

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