un·​di·​gest·​ed | \ ˌən-dī-ˈje-stəd How to pronounce undigested (audio) , -də-\

Definition of undigested

: not digested undigested food Their remarks … have a somewhat disconnected, intellectually undigested quality.— Maggie Scarf

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Then, those samples were cleared of all the stuff that’s expected to be there, like proteins and undigested plant matter, leaving the remainder to be tested for 10 different kinds of microplastic. Cathleen O'grady, Ars Technica, "Plastic found in the poop of eight people from eight different countries," 24 Oct. 2018 Fat residues, which DNA indicates came from red deer and ibex, made up about 50% of the total undigested food in his stomach, the team writes today in Current Biology. Lizzie Wade, Science | AAAS, "The ‘Iceman’s’ last meal was a high-fat feast," 12 July 2018 Its long-undigested past is at last considered suitable material for television programmes. The Economist, "Squarely in the frameGerman history takes to the small screen," 12 Apr. 2018 The only thing in food that makes it to your colon undigested and intact is dietary fibre (think corn). Ruben Meerman And Andrew Brown, CNN, "Where fat goes when you lose weight," 26 Mar. 2018 The python young are still packed full of undigested egg yolk when they are born. Jason Daley, Smithsonian, "Study Reveals Pythons Take Care of Their Offspring, For a Little While," 15 Mar. 2018 Like a fan overindulging with beer, the snowy owl coughed up the undigested remnants of its meals. Katie Vogel, Cincinnati.com, "Pitchers and catchers report in a month, but a snowy owl already visited Great American Ball Park," 11 Jan. 2018 This young lion had a gob of undigested goat meat and black goat hair inside it. sacbee, "California voters banned mountain lion hunting three decades ago, but the shooting never stopped," 3 Nov. 2017 The nudibranch Cratena peregrina (pictured), a type of sea slug, often attacks prey that have just eaten, thus getting an extra boost of nutrition from the prey’s undigested meal, a new analysis reveals. Sid Perkins, Science | AAAS, "This sea slug has a trick for getting an extra treat," 31 Oct. 2017

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1598, in the meaning defined above

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un·​di·​gest·​ed | \ ˌən-dī-ˈjest-əd How to pronounce undigested (audio) \

Medical Definition of undigested

: not digested undigested food

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one that collects or salvages junk

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