predigestion

noun pre·di·ges·tion \ ˌprē-dī-ˈjes-chən , -ˈjesh- \

Definition of predigestion

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

First Known Use of predigestion

1833


Medical Dictionary

predigestion

noun pre·di·ges·tion \ -ˈjes(h)-chən \

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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