indigestible


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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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This effect is attributed to the bonds of soluble tannin with cell wall components, resulting in complex indigestible or inaccessible to bacterial enzymes.
Since indigestible material increases rumen motility, the same may get entangled to form a big lump posing difficulty during eructation and resulting in chronic recurrent tympany which sometimes may lead to death of animal if not treated (Reddy et al.
The internal markers that are commonly used in digestion trials for obtaining estimations of the fecal dry matter recovery and, subsequently, of digestibility, are the indigestible dry matter (iDM), indigestible neutral detergent fiber (iNDF) and indigestible acid detergent fiber (iADF) (Penning and Johnson, 1983; Van Soest, 1994; Detmann et al.
However, we still have to ensure that we equip our three Regional Optical Committees (ROCs) with the right skills to effectively negotiate and represent at local level and to ensure that at a national level we lobby in the right way, taking our leaders by the hand and inviting them to 'Come Dine with Me' rather than offering a stodgy and indigestible dog's dinner.
A cereal-based evening meal rich in indigestible carbohydrates increases plasma butyrate the next morning.
So thousands of well-heeled Tory delegates arrived at their conference intent on stuffing their faces in the finest restaurants in Birmingham only to leave with an indigestible takeaway.
Sometimes snakes end up eating things that might smell good but are indigestible.
Bacteria in the guts of some Japanese people can break down porphyran, a compound in seaweed that is normally indigestible, scientists report in the April 8 Nature.
PDR printout) is really quite indigestible for a layperson.
As for the 'party' she signed off with, let's just say the peatinis, falafel and salad looked about as indigestible as the rest of The Edible Garden.
LAHORE, March 21, 2010 (Balochistan Times): President SCBA Qazi Muhammad Anwar has said that independent judiciary is indigestible for the sitting Pakistan People Party (PPP) leadership as it hurts its interests.