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[pree-di-jest, -dahy-] /ˌpri dɪˈdʒɛst, -daɪ-/
verb (used with object)
to treat (food) by an artificial process analogous to digestion so that, when taken into the body, it is more easily digestible.
to make simpler or plainer, as for easier understanding.
Origin of predigest
First recorded in 1655-65; pre- + digest
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predigestion, noun Unabridged
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/ˌpriːdaɪˈdʒɛst; -dɪ-/
(transitive) to treat (food) artificially to aid subsequent digestion in the body
Derived Forms
predigestion, noun
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predigested in Medicine

predigest pre·di·gest (prē'dī-jěst', -dĭ-)
v. pre·di·gest·ed, pre·di·gest·ing, pre·di·gests
To subject food to partial digestion, usually through an enzymatic or chemical process, before being eaten.

pre'di·ges'tion n.
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