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Digestion

Digestion Meaning & Definition
Digestion Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Digestion?

[n] learning and coming to understand ideas and information
[n] the organic process by which food is converted into substances that can be absorbed into the body
[n] the process of decomposing organic matter (as in sewage) by bacteria

Synonyms | Synonyms for Digestion:

Related Terms | Find terms related to Digestion: ablation | absorbency | absorbent | absorption | adsorbent | adsorption | assimilation | attrition | bile | blending | blotter | blotting | blotting paper | burning up | chemisorption | chemosorption | consumption | depletion | digestive system | drain | eating up | endosmosis | engrossment | erosion | exhaustion | exosmosis | expending | expenditure | finishing | gastric juice | gastrointestinal tract | imbibing | impoverishment | infiltration | ingestion | intestinal juice | liver | maceration | mastication | osmosis | pancreas | pancreatic digestion | pancreatic juice | percolation | predigestion | pulpefaction | pulpification | pulping | saliva | salivary digestion | salivary glands | secondary digestion | seepage | soaking-up | sorption | spending | sponge | sponging | squandering | taking-in | using up | wastage | waste | wastefulness | wasting away | wearing away | wearing down

See Also | acquisition | biological process | chemical action | chemical change | chemical process | gastric digestion | learning | organic process

Digestion In Webster's Dictionary

\Di*ges"tion\ (?; 106), n. [F. digestion, L. digestio.] 1. The act or process of digesting; reduction to order; classification; thoughtful consideration. 2. (Physiol.) The conversion of food, in the stomach and intestines, into soluble and diffusible products, capable of being absorbed by the blood. 3. (Med.) Generation of pus; suppuration.

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