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

Examples of undigested in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At 2 hours and 30 minutes, the play can sometimes seem indulgent; parts of the story feel undigested and perhaps indigestible. New York Times, 22 June 2022 There are people just out there searching for 100-year-old wads of undigested squid beaks. Kira Bindrim, Quartz, 23 May 2022 But coprolites typically boast spiral or annular markings and may contain undigested fragments of food. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 20 May 2022 These undigested foods suck water into the GI tract, and a result is often a watery mess. New York Times, 14 Apr. 2022 There’s also this to consider: That undigested food can include fat, Amy Tyberg, MD, a professor of gastroenterology at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, tells SELF. Korin Miller, SELF, 11 Mar. 2022 Many people forget that undigested food can cause weight to increase, according to Nelson. Suzie Glassman, Health.com, 11 Feb. 2022 But coprolites typically boast spiral or annular markings and, as Anning discovered, often contain undigested fragments of food. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 5 Feb. 2022 The three characteristics of the celiac traid are failure to thrive, the passage of large, undigested stools, and an enlarged abdomen. Katie Hafner, Scientific American, 25 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of undigested

1598, in the meaning defined above

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“Undigested.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undigested. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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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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