Definition of Digestibility

1. Noun. The property of being easy to digest.

Exact synonyms: Digestibleness
Generic synonyms: Edibility, Edibleness
Derivative terms: Digestible, Digestible
Antonyms: Indigestibility



Definition of Digestibility

1. n. The quality of being digestible.

Definition of Digestibility

1. Noun. The degree to which something is digestible. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Digestibility

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Digestibility

digenetic
digenite
digenites
digerati
digermane
digermanes
digest
digestant
digested
digestedly
digester
digesters
digestibilities
digestibility (current term)
digestible
digestibleness
digestif
digestifs
digesting
digestion
digestions
digestive
digestive apparatus
digestive biscuit
digestive enzymes
digestive fever
digestive fluid
digestive gland

Literary usage of Digestibility

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1. The Influence of Inanition on Metabolism by Francis Gano Benedict (1907)
"The digestibility of the simple diets given in the short food experiments inside the ... 72, so that no computations regarding the digestibility were made. ..."

2. Agriculture by William Penn Brooks (1911)
"digestibility as affected by conditions pertaining to the fodder. (a) Quantity of fodder — The extent to which a coarse fodder is digested by our domestic ..."

3. A Treatise on Food and Diet: With Observations on the Dietetical Regimen by Jonathan Pereira (1843)
"The digestibility of food is affected by two classes of circumstances ... digestibility of food affected by circumstances relating to the foods themselves. ..."

4. A Manual of Practical Hygiene by Edmund Alexander Parkes (1878)
"THE digestibility OF FOOD. In order that food shall be digested and absorbed, ... Fitness for digestibility depends partly on the original nature of the ..."

5. Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics by Herbert Swift Carter, Paul Edward Howe, Howard Harris Mason (1921)
"digestibility of Fish.—Fish are as thoroughly digested as other types of flesh ... Estimations of its digestibility show that the protein is absorbed to the ..."

6. Practical dietetics: With Special Reference to Diet in Disease by William Gilman Thompson (1902)
"Raw meat has no advantage either in digestibility or nutrient power over moderately ... digestibility of Meats.—Among the circumstances which affect the ..."

7. Organic Agricultural Chemistry (the Chemistry of Plants and Animals): A by Joseph Scudder Chamberlain (1916)
"The digestibility of a food constituent will vary also according to the condition in which ... In general, the coefficients of digestibility refer to a food ..."

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