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indigestible

[in′dijes′təbəl]
Etymology: L, in, not, digerere, to separate
pertaining to a food substance that cannot be broken down within the digestive tract and converted into an absorbable nutrient.

indigestible

(ĭn″dĭ-jĕs′tĭ-bl) [L. in-, not, + digerere, to separate]
Not digestible.
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Considering the indigestibility of kaolinite (contains no OM), the ratio of observed-to-expected dietary NE increased with kaolinite supplementation.
These isolates were identified by indigestibility of their whole cellular DNA when subjected to SmaI-macrorestriction analysis.
The increasing problems caused by junk mail, information overload and indigestibility, and the need to make decisions ever more rapidly, mean it is all too easy to take the wrong path in establishing systems for decision support.
Forage intake and apparent digestibility: Forage intake was determined by dividing DM total fecal output by in vitro DM indigestibility (100 IVDMD %).
The indigestible fraction--which is a measure of the level of indigestibility of a food--in black beans has been shown to be greater than the indigestible fraction in some other beans such as lentils and chickpeas.
The formulas described by Sakomura and Rostagno (2007) were applied to calculate the concentrations of chromium oxide present in the digesta and in the diet, as well as the indigestibility factor.
He also raised other concerns about Olestra's indigestibility and the reduction in absorption of fat-soluble vitamins, such as A and K.
Concerns have been raised about its indigestibility and the reduction in absorption of fat-soluble vitamins.
Effective rumen degradability and intestinal indigestibility of individual amino acids in solvent-extracted soybean meal (SBM) and xylose-treated SBM (SoyPass) determined in situ.
Effect of rumen incubation on the true indigestibility of feed protein in the digestive tract determined by nylon bag techniques.
Acid insoluble ash was used as an internal indigestibility marker where coefficients of digestion calculated according to Ferret et al.