re·​di·​ges·​tion (ˌ)rē-dī-ˈjes-chən How to pronounce redigestion (audio)
: the process of digesting something again
redigestion of fecal matter among some rodents
DNA redigestion with endonuclease
redigest transitive verb
redigested; redigesting; redigests
redigested DNA fragments

Word History

First Known Use

1817, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of redigestion was in 1817

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Cite this Entry

“Redigestion.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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