predigested


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pre·di·gest

 (prē′dī-jĕst′, -dĭ-)
tr.v. pre·di·gest·ed, pre·di·gest·ing, pre·di·gests
1. To subject (food) to partial digestion, usually through an enzymatic or chemical process, before ingestion.
2. To render in a simpler style or form.

pre′di·ges′tion n.

predigested

(ˌpriːdaɪˈdʒɛstɪd)
adj
1. (Zoology) (of food) treated with enzymes to aid subsequent digestion in the body
2. (of information) summarized in such a way that makes it simpler to understand
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.predigested - artificially partially digested as by enzymatic action; "predigested foods are a boon for those who are ill or have impaired digestion"
digestible - capable of being converted into assimilable condition in the alimentary canal
Translations

predigested

[ˌpriːdaɪˈdʒestɪd] ADJpredigerido

predigested

[ˌpriːdaɪˈdʒɛstɪd] adj (pej) → predigerito/a
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The patients also received 9 tablespoons per day of predigested liquid protein until they were eating well.
The nutritional components of the beverage could be beneficial to older adults by supplying predigested proteins and carbohydrates to improve their health status, and especially prevent and control protein-energy malnutrition.
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In the study, researchers looked at gut bacteria taken from people and from primates called gelada baboons, and found that bacteria fed with predigested grass produced a smaller amount of compounds called short-chain fatty acids, which trigger the production of appetite-reducing gut hormones, compared with the bacteria fed with predigested potatoes.
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lithe world changed" was the title and theme offered to the artists, and the resulting exhibition was dominated by research-driven, issue-based art--all predigested and explained by leaden interpretive texts that accompanied each work.
If the dialogue at times sounds a touch predigested, the quips too pleased with their own cleverness, it's par for the course with this sort of volley-of-ideas storytelling.
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