Definition of Predigest

1. Verb. Digest (food) beforehand.

Category relationships: Ruminant
Generic synonyms: Digest



Definition of Predigest

1. v. t. To subject (food) to predigestion or artificial digestion.

Definition of Predigest

1. Verb. To digest food in advance of eating it. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Predigest

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Predigest

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predigest (current term)
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Literary usage of Predigest

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1888)
"In case of extreme illness, the best pbn, without dot.bt (f* r it is the safest), is to predigest the milk; the process of predi^-estion being now readily ..."

2. International Contributions to Medical Literature: "festschrift" in Honor of by Francis Huber, Frederic E. Sondern, Abraham Jacobi (1900)
"... I have found that where the proteid digestion is weak, and in those cases where we ordinarily would have supposed that it would be well to predigest the ..."

3. Summer complaint and infant feeding by Walter Shield Christopher (1892)
"How about predigest- ing the starch? We do not need to predigest the starch; the great bulk of children can digest starch, particularly the small amount ..."

4. New England Medical Monthly (1889)
"If trouble arises during our care of an infant and indigestion ensue, I most decidedly commend partially predigest- ed milk using the Fairchild ..."

5. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1900)
"For infants below normal, it is sometimes necessary to predigest the mixtures containing higher percentages of ..."

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