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Synonyms for digestion

Synonyms for digestion

the process of absorbing and incorporating, especially mentally

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the process of decomposing organic matter (as in sewage) by bacteria or by chemical action or heat

the organic process by which food is converted into substances that can be absorbed into the body

learning and coming to understand ideas and information

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When the biliary duct is blocked, pancreatic juices cannot reach the duodenum to aid in chemical digestion.
The reduced size of the stomach is probably justified by the fact that this organ serves to brief passage of food, where the chemical digestion occurs.
The breakdown of large bulky foods into microscopic particles increases the surface area available for chemical digestion.
We compared winter tick counts along hair transects on samples of moose hides to tick counts obtained from chemical digestion of those same samples.
The Kjeldahl method, created by Danish chemist Johan Kjeldahl in 1883, relies on quantitative determination of nitrogen through chemical digestion of the sample, distillation and back-titration.
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