|English Dictionary: digestion||by the DICT Development Group|
|2 results for digestion|
|From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:|
|From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:|
Digestion \Di*ges"tion\ (?; 106), n. [F. digestion, L.|
1. The act or process of digesting; reduction to order;
classification; thoughtful consideration.
2. (Physiol.) The conversion of food, in the stomach and
intestines, into soluble and diffusible products, capable
of being absorbed by the blood.
3. (Med.) Generation of pus; suppuration.