disgestion

disgestion

(dɪsˈdʒɛstʃən)
n
1. (Physiology) an obsolete name for digestion
2. (Psychology) an obsolete name for digestion
3. (Microbiology) an obsolete name for digestion
4. (Chemistry) an obsolete name for digestion
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Certain studies highlight different protein hy-drolysis, since they can improve pancreatic digestion and increase nutrient avalilability, as a result of breaking the molecular structure, considering that a protein disgestion in food is easier when it is denaturalized, increasing nutrient absorption in the human intestine (Gonzalvo, 2001; Martinez, 2006).
The first two come from swallowed air (usually from eating too fast), while carbon dioxide is a by-product of disgestion.
In the third of our series on first aid for your pet we'll look at the main causes of disgestion problems and how they can be prevented.