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Definition of digestion:

  1. Generation of pus; suppuration.
  2. The act or process of digesting; reduction to order; classification; thoughtful consideration.
  3. The conversion of food, in the stomach and intestines, into soluble and diffusible products, capable of being absorbed by the blood.

Synonyms:

conversion, ingestion, absorption, accept, eupepsia, chymification, assimilation, separation, disintegration, metabolism.

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