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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Fully indigestible coatings could be used to create innovative reduced-calorie foods, by making some or all of the lipid phase indigestible.
Ex Cathedra at Birmingham Town Hall *** On paper the menu looked mouth-watering, but there was always the niggle that an all-Britten diet might prove indigestible.
2007b) commented that, as they are natural constituents of feed, internal markers naturally exhibit some of the main characteristics of ideal markers, highlighting the absence of the negative influence of both the animal and microbial digestion, with the recovery of feed indigestible fractions as the basis for applying this technique.
Higher demand and lower production, seasoned with a currency devaluation, create a very indigestible result.
Ambergris is a fatty substance produced in the guts of male sperm whales to help them pass indigestible bits of food such as the beaks of giant squids.
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.
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.
Pouring off the water helps gets rid of the indigestible complex sugars that create gas in your intestine.