absorbable absorbable

Definition(s):

  • (adj) capable of being absorbed or taken in through the pores of a surface

Usage(s):

  1. Besides having a child-like charm, this style means also to be instantly absorbable.
  2. The bio-absorbable suture anchors, pumps, cannulas and all the other little throw-away doodads that make my arthroscopic repair possible typically cost over $1200 per case.
  3. How It Works: Lipid-absorbable rejuvenant gloss revitalizes oral mucous membranes The Downside: Yogurt-like bitter aftertaste, partial numbness.

News

  1. Abyrx,™ Inc. Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for New Absorbable Hemostatic Bone Putty (AHBP™)

    IRVINGTON, N.Y., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Abyrx, Inc., a privately-held therapeutic device company, today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration has cleared its new Absorbable ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Micell Technologies Receives CE Mark Approval for MiStent SES

    DURHAM, N.C., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Micell Technologies, Inc. received CE (Conformite Europeenne) Mark approval for its MiStent ® Sirolimus Eluting Absorbable Polymer Coronary Stent System (MiStent ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  • "The Company's bio-degradable, bio-absorbable materials are currently being applied to orthopaedic trauma treatment, and the Company has been seeking opportunities and cooperative partners to expand its potential use for a number of new medical...
    on Nov 16, 2009 By: Wang Hui Source: CNNMoney.com (press release)

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