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Definition of Digestive

Digestive

  1. Pertaining to digestion; having the power to cause or promote digestion; as, the digestive ferments.
  2. That which aids digestion, as a food or medicine.
  3. A substance which, when applied to a wound or ulcer, promotes suppuration.
  4. A tonic.

Digestive Quotations

There is no doubt that some plant food, such as oatmeal, is more economical than meat, and superior to it in regard to both mechanical and mental performance. Such food, moreover, taxes our digestive organs decidedly less, and, in making us more contented and sociable, produces an amount of good difficult to estimate.
Nikola Tesla

As was to be expected, the discovery of the nervous apparatus of the salivary glands immediately impelled physiologists to seek a similar apparatus in other glands lying deeper in the digestive canal.
Ivan Pavlov

I love Chinese food, like steamed dim sum, and I can have noodles morning, noon and night, hot or cold. I like food that's very simple on the digestive system - I tend to keep it light. I love Japanese food too - sushi, sashimi and miso soup.
Shilpa Shetty

Ever since then, all descendant vertebrates have had the forward end of the digestive system and the forward end of the respiratory system very much involved with each other. This manifests itself in the human body with a crossing of the two systems in the throat.
George C. Williams

When my friends have a health concern, they call me. I've always been a vitamin taker. I also take digestive enzymes and antioxidants, and supplements that help with the thyroid and adrenals for my time-zone changes.
Carla Gugino
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Digestive Translations

digestive in French is digestif
digestive in Italian is eupeptico
digestive in Spanish is digestivo