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digestive

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noun di·ges·tive \-ˈjes-tiv\

Definition of digestive

  1. :  an aid to digestion especially of food



14th Century

First Known Use of digestive

14th century

Rhymes with digestive


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digestive

adjective di·ges·tive

Simple Definition of digestive

  • : of or relating to digestion

  • : having the power to cause or help digestion

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of digestive

  1. 1 :  relating to or functioning in digestion <the digestive system><digestive disorders><digestive organs>

  2. 2 :  having the power to cause or promote digestion <digestive enzymes>

digestively adverb

Examples of digestive in a sentence

  1. the digestive system of the body



15th Century

First Known Use of digestive

15th century


DIGESTIVE Defined for Kids

digestive

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adjective di·ges·tive \dī-ˈje-stiv, də-\

Definition of digestive for Students

  1. :  relating to or functioning in the body's process of changing food into simpler forms that can be taken up and used <digestive processes>




Medical Dictionary

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digestive

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noun di·ges·tive \-ˈjes-tiv\

Medical Definition of digestive

  1. 1:  something that aids digestion especially of food—compare digestant

  2. 2:  a substance which promotes suppuration




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digestive

adjective di·ges·tive

Medical Definition of digestive

  1. 1:  relating to or functioning in digestion <digestive processes>

  2. 2:  having the power to cause or promote digestion <digestive enzymes>

digestively adverb
digestiveness noun



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