Definition of Digestion:

  1. Biochemical decomposition of organic pollutants resulting in their partial gasification, liquefaction, and mineralization.

  2. The process of breaking down food by mechanical and enzymatic action in the alimentary canal into substances that can be used by the body.

Synonyms of Digestion

Ablation, Absorbency, Absorbent, Absorption, Adsorbent, Adsorption, Assimilation, Attrition, Bile, Blending, Blotter, Blotting, Blotting paper, Burning up, Chemisorption, Chemosorption, Consumption, Depletion, Digestive system, Drain, Eating up, Endosmosis, Engrossment, Erosion, Exhaustion, Exosmosis, Expending, Expenditure, Finishing, Gastric juice, Gastrointestinal tract, Imbibing, Impoverishment, Infiltration, Ingestion, Intestinal juice, Liver, Maceration, Mastication, Osmosis, Pancreas, Pancreatic digestion, Pancreatic juice, Percolation, Predigestion, Pulpefaction, Pulpification, Pulping, Saliva, Salivary digestion, Salivary glands, Secondary digestion, Seepage, Soaking-up, Sorption, Spending, Sponge, Sponging, Squandering, Taking-in, Using up, Wastage, Waste, Wastefulness, Wasting away, Wearing away, Wearing down, Breaking down, Maceration, Dissolution

How to use Digestion in a sentence?

  1. Different regions of the digestive tract are concerned with storage, secretion, the processes of food digestion, absorption, and the elimination of waste products.

Meaning of Digestion & Digestion Definition