Definition of Predigestion

1. n. Digestion too soon performed; hasty digestion.



Definition of Predigestion

1. Noun. The partial hydrolysis etc. of food, by enzymes or other materials, prior to normal digestion ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Predigestion

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Predigestion

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Literary usage of Predigestion

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

1. Practical dietetics by William Gilman Thompson (1905)
"For manufacturing malted foods the wheat or barley flour should be baked in order to rupture the starch granules and make them more soluble. predigestion OF ..."

2. Essays and Essay-writing: Based on Atlantic Monthly Models by William Maddux Tanner (1918)
"... THE ERA OF predigestion ECONOMICALLY, we live in an age of electricity; morally, in an age of pepsin. ..."

3. A Handbook of Invalid Cooking for the Use of Nurses in Training-schools by Mary A. Boland (1893)
"(2) By partial predigestion. To accomplish the first, it is necessary to use some diluting substance of a harmless nature; ..."

4. A Handbook of Invalid Cooking for the Use of Nurses in Training-schools by Mary A. Boland (1893)
"(2) By partial predigestion. To accomplish the first, it is necessary to use some diluting substance of a harmless nature; if it be nutritious, ..."

5. A System of Physiologic Therapeutics: A Practical Exposition of the Methods by Solomon Solis-Cohen (1902)
"Composition. Variation. Adulteration. Contamination. Sterilization and Pasteurization. Digestion. Absorption. predigestion. Kephyr. Kumiss. ..."

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