- a substance promoting digestion.
Origin of digestive
Examples from the Web for digestive
For people with celiac disease, consuming gluten triggers an immune response in the digestive system.Research Shows Link Between NSAID Use and Gut Disease
Valerie Vande Panne
April 21, 2014
Quora Q: Does drinking water during meals help or hinder the digestive system?Quora Q: Does Drinking Water During Meals Help or Hinder the Digestive System?
January 30, 2014
Like napalm or the wrath of God, but for your digestive system.Diet Like Jesus: What the Bible Says About How to Eat
October 15, 2013
After all, we (and, presumably, vampires) have digestive systems accustomed to processing foods far more elaborate than blood.‘Dark Shadows’ Returns: A User’s Guide to Drinking Blood
May 11, 2012
Research presented at the 2010 Digestive Disease Week conference in New Orleans, La. 7.Can Taking Aspirin Once a Day Reduce Risk of Cancer, Stroke, and More?
March 22, 2012
The digestive organs are weakened by illness, and should not be unduly taxed.The Skilful Cook
Then there may be diarrhœa, loss of appetite, and other digestive disturbances.Rural Hygiene
Henry N. Ogden
In the most startling way that is true for the digestive apparatus.Psychotherapy
Strenuous exercise after meals is often the cause of digestive disorders.
Loss of appetite is a sign that the digestive organs require a rest.
- relating to, aiding, or subjecting to digestiona digestive enzyme
Word Origin and History for digestive
late 14c., from Old French digestif (14c.), from Late Latin digestivus "pertaining to digestion," from past participle stem of Latin digerere (see digest (n.)). From 1530s as an adjective. The noun in the French form digestif is attested from 1908.
- Of or relating to digestion.
- A digestant.