predigestion

noun
pre·​di·​ges·​tion | \ ˌprē-dī-ˈjes-chən How to pronounce predigestion (audio) , -ˈjesh- \

Definition of predigestion

: artificial or natural partial digestion of food enzymatic predigestion microbial predigestion

First Known Use of predigestion

1833, in the meaning defined above

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“Predigestion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/predigestion. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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predigestion

noun
pre·​di·​ges·​tion | \ -ˈjes(h)-chən How to pronounce predigestion (audio) \

Medical Definition of predigestion

: artificial or natural partial digestion of food especially for use in cases of illness or impaired digestion

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