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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.
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(Zoology) (tr) to treat (food) artificially to aid subsequent digestion in the body
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pre•di•gest(ˌpri dɪˈdʒɛst, -daɪ-)
1. to treat (food) by an artificial process analogous to digestion so that, when taken into the body, it is more easily digestible.
2. to make simpler or plainer, as for easier understanding.
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Past participle: predigested
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|Verb||1.||predigest - digest (food) beforehand|
ruminant - any of various cud-chewing hoofed mammals having a stomach divided into four (occasionally three) compartments
digest - convert food into absorbable substances; "I cannot digest milk products"
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