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Definition of Digestion


  1. The act or process of digesting; reduction to order; classification; thoughtful consideration.
  2. The conversion of food, in the stomach and intestines, into soluble and diffusible products, capable of being absorbed by the blood.
  3. Generation of pus; suppuration.

Digestion Quotations

Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Eating apples is good on so many levels. There's fiber in the skin that's really good for you. It helps with digestion and helps you absorb all the nutrients of everything you've eaten that day. Apples are a really good thing.
Rebecca Romijn

Marvelous is the power which can be exercised, almost unconsciously, over a company, or an individual, or even upon a crowd by one person gifted with good temper, good digestion, good intellects, and good looks.
Anthony Trollope

It has long been known for sure that the sight of tasty food makes a hungry man's mouth water; also lack of appetite has always been regarded as an undesirable phenomenon, from which one might conclude that appetite is essentially linked with the process of digestion.
Ivan Pavlov

In Darwin's time all of biology was a black box: not only the cell, or the eye, or digestion, or immunity, but every biological structure and function because, ultimately, no one could explain how biological processes occurred.
Michael Behe
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Digestion Translations

digestion in Dutch is digestie, spijsvertering
digestion in German is Verdauung
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